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Microsoft’s new Sway app is a tool to build elegant websites

A new type of Office app<p>Microsoft is launching Sway today, a new app that’s part of the company’s Office family of products. It will sit alongside the regular Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote apps as a rich content creation tool. In its most basic form, Sway allows anyone to create a beautiful …

Tiny sea monkeys create giant ocean currents

Every evening, sunset signals the start of dinner for billions of wiggling sea monkeys living in the ocean. As these sea monkeys which are not actually monkeys but a type of shrimp swarm to the surface in one large, culminating force, they may contribute as much power to ocean currents as the wind …

RoomScan

Need to quickly get the dimensions of a room? You could drop some serious coin on a laser-based measure, struggle with conventional tape, or just use …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

Scuba Diving

Is Darwin's Long Debated Theory of Species Migration Valid? New Research Says "Yes"

A new computational method, published in the journal Systematic Biology, tested two competing theories about how species came to live where they do …

Monarch Butterfly's Genes Reveal the Key to Its Long-Distance Migration

A gene for efficient muscles allowed the insect to fly farther, new research suggests.<p>Monarch butterflies owe their long-distance migrations to one gene honed for efficient flight, according to a study released Wednesday. (Related: "Monarch Butterflies Struggle.")<p>The study of monarch genes also …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …