Amanuel Fentahun

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Using Llamas, Technology, and the Sun, Outdoor Gear Companies Take on Global Problems

<b>A few outdoor gear companies are rising to the challenge to make innovative products that offer global living solutions for more than just campers and hikers.</b><p>At its heart, the outdoor gear industry is a world of solutions for survival.<p>Their clientele are the lovers of the great outdoors—the …

Breaking: Art Student Makes Synthetic Leaf, Solves Everything

<i>Ask your doctor if Silk Leaf is right for you</i><p>Stop the Green Dream presses. Julian Melchiorri has <i>built</i> a leaf that absorbs CO2 and sunlight and …

S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell for a second day Friday, adding to the massive sell-off the day before and giving the market its worst week in two …

What Problems to Solve - By Richard Feynman

<i>A former student, who was also once a student of Tomonaga’s, wrote to extend his congratulations. Feynman responded, asking Mr. Mano what he was now</i> …

Aaron Wheeler: Algae-on-a-chip

Aaron Wheeler is the director of an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Toronto in Canada. The group develop lab-on-a-chip …

Our new robot overlords: The terrifying uncertainty of our high-tech future

Are computers taking our jobs?<p>Last fall economist Carl Benedikt Frey and information engineer Michael A. Osborne, both at the University of Oxford, published a study estimating the probability that 702 occupations would soon be computerized out of existence. Their findings were startling. Advances …

Solar 'superstorm' that missed earth in 2012 could have caused massive blackouts

Asteroids aren't the only things in space we have to worry about. A massive solar storm emitted from the sun could fry electronics and satellites around the globe, and take down much of the power grid. And such a storm isn't as far-fetched as you might think: according to readings taken from a …

Ants Playing Chess Find New Solutions To Old Problem

Step aside, Bobby Fischer.<p>Remove all the pieces from a chess board except for one knight. Then try to move the knight across all 64 squares of the board, touching each once. (As a reminder, knights move in a L-shape, two spaces in one direction, and then one space left or right, or up or down, at a …

People Go Hungry As Ozone Pollution, Climate Change Gang Up On Planet, Study Predicts

Ozone pollution, which worsens breathing problems and causes air quality warnings, may compound global warming's damage to the world's food crops, according to a new study.<p>Ground-level ozone, formed mainly from pollutants emitted by burning fossil fuels for cars, industry and power plants, …