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Lecture Notes | Receivers, Antennas, and Signals | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Stanford engineers develop roadside marijuana test

As more states legalize the use of marijuana, Stanford University engineers hope to solve one reoccurring concern: how police can keep high drivers off the road.<p>A team led by Stanford professor Shan Wang created a portable device able to detect THC molecules in saliva. Drivers involved in crashes …

Legendary physicist Freeman Dyson talks about math, nuclear rockets, and astounding things about the universe

<i>Today, Dyson frequently writes about science and technology's relationship to ethics and social issues. Business Insider sat down with him and talked about math, war, the human brain, the education system, and the Orion Project.</i><p><i>This interview has been edited for clarity and length. It was</i> …

Photos from Skatopia: ’88 Acres of Anarchy’ in the Woods of Ohio

In 2007, Durham, NC-based photographer Travis Dove was studying photography at Ohio University when he heard of Skatopia. The DIY skate park’s “88 …

People’s secret confessions and existential crises are on display in a UK train station

If the success of anonymous messaging has shown us anything, it’s that people have a <i>lot</i> to get off their chests.<p>A new art project at a train station in Brighton, UK, is taking anonymous confession to a wider audience—prominently displaying user-submitted secrets on a digital screen in the station’s …

Existentialism

'Open Tree Of Life' Shows How 2.3 Million Earthlings Are Related, From Microbes To Mankind

"This is the first real attempt to connect the dots and put it all together," one researcher said.<p>Researchers from multiple institutions have come together to publish Earth's most complete family tree to date, illustrating the evolutionary relationships between about 2.3 million named species of …

Keith Richards' Wildest Escapades: 19 Insane Tales From a Legendary Life

Keith Richards may have mellowed with age, but as anyone who has read his memoir can attest, the iconic Rolling Stones guitarist has raised enough …

Keith Richards

The Mothers of All Disasters

Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.<p>For years before Hurricane Katrina, storm experts warned that a big hurricane would inundate the Big Easy. Reporters …

Los Angeles

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

12 Street Artists You Need To Follow on Instagram

Keep tabs on the best graffiti, sticker and street artists from NYC’s first ever Lower Manhattan Mural Festival.<p>If you happened to be in lower Manhattan the second weekend of August, you might have noticed something a little out of place: graffiti artists, out in the open, spray painting the city …