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Graphene based transparent memory brings us one step closer to futuristic transparent devices

Futuristic looking transparent electronics took one step closer to reality this week when a Korean research team announced that they had developed a way to manufacture transparent memory modules for use in transparent electronic devices, such as notebook computers and perhaps even smartphones.<p>The …

Nanotech

President Obama Just Signed a Ted Cruz Bill Into Law

Elahe Izad<p>April 18, 2014, 12:06 p.m.<p>Pres­id­ent Obama signed a bill in­to law Fri­day, au­thored by Re­pub­lic­an Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, to …

Extra Vaccination Push Underway In Ohio As Mumps Outbreak Spreads

Health officials in Columbus, Ohio, are calling the city's mumps outbreak the biggest since the development of the mumps vaccine in the 1940s.<p>Columbus generally gets an average of one case of mumps a year, but since February, there have been 244 cases reported in an outbreak that began on the Ohio …

Hot Cross Buns

Remove sections of the lemon peel in 1-inch strips and, using a paring knife, trim off any of the white pith. Julienne the strips and repeat the …

Rye Shortcakes with Roasted Strawberries and Rhubarb

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: If you can't wait until peak strawberry season for your shortcake fix, here's how to give your store-bought berries an</i> …

Chinese Cooking 101: How to Marinate Meat for Stir Fries

Anyone who's read our Wok Skills 101 Guide knows that with a stir-fry, having all of your ingredients prepped and ready to go is of the utmost importance. Meat should be sliced, vegetables chopped, sauces mixed, and aromatics minced, all before you turn up that heat.<p>But there's another secret that …

6 refreshing ways to flavor your iced tea

Iced tea sipped on a shaded porch is the time-honored way to quench your thirst on warm days. But when you top off your pitcher with one of these flavorful add-ins, the drink takes on a whole new personality—and turns into the ideal mocktail (or cocktail!) for outdoor parties.<p>First, you'll need to …

Recipes

Meet the 2014 BFBA Winners: Vanilla Bean Blog

Each year we've hosted the Best Food Blog Awards, we're astounded at the depth, variety, creativity, and ingenuity of the food blogs nominated, and …

Food news, Harvest and New york times

Powdered Alcohol Gets U.S. Government Approval

Excellent news for those who hate alcohol in its natural, liquid form: Industry blog BevLaw reports the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has given the go-ahead to <b>Palcohol</b>, a patent-pending <b>powdered alcohol brand</b> that offers seven varieties of powered spirits. The product comes in rum …

This 'Pizzacake' Is Either The Holy Grail Of Meals Or Total Food Blasphemy

A pizza company in search of the next game-changing innovation on the pizza pie frontier seems to have already found a winner:<p>PIZZACAKE.<p>The six-layer towering achievement of human civilization known as "Pizzacake" is among the concepts put before the pizza-loving public in the Canada-based Boston …

These Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas Are Next-Level Good

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p><i>America's Test Kitchen — a real, 2,500-square-foot test kitchen just outside of Boston — is home to more</i> …

Pizza Hut New Zealand Packs Their Crusts With Chili Dogs

Everyone knows that the fast food chains that routinely clog our arteries here in the states do some pretty wacky stuff in other parts of the world. …

Here's how to buy and bake a ham, and finish it with a honey-balsamic glaze. It's as easy as 1-2-3, and so delicious too: http://thekitc.hn/1qo4Wei

Alan Boss Predicts NASA's Kepler Finds Inhabited Planets

03 min 06 sec<p>Astrophysicist Alan Boss discusses Nasa's Kepler Mission and its search for Earth-like planets orbiting other stars.<p>He is confident that …

New MRSA Superbug Emerges in Brazilian Patient

A new, highly drug-resistant type of the superbug methicillin-resistant <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> (MRSA) recently caused a fatal blood infection in a …

Microbiology

Best Space Pictures: Blood Moon, Auroras, and Rover Tracks

A Martian rover makes tracks and the moon turns blood red in this week's best space pictures.<p>The night sky presides over a cherry tree in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, on April 12.<p>The mayor of Tokyo presented 3,000 cherry trees to Washington, D.C., in 1912 as a sign of friendship between Japan and …

One day, this company could let you see your baby before it's conceived

A New York-based startup called Genepeeks is launching a new service this month that uses genetic information from sperm donors and their recipients to create thousands of possible digital embryos — and learn about what kind of children the pair can make. The product's designed to warn future …

Google Patents Contact Lens Camera, Will Help the Blind and Create Superhumans

Forget having a camera in your pocket. Heck, forget having a camera strapped to your face ala Google Glass. As a recently published patent shows, …

This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth's First Cousin

Meet Kepler-186f, the closest thing to our planet ever discovered—and maybe our best shot at locating life elsewhere in the universe.<p>Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there's a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright …