Jacob Manning

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Brain scans could better predict your future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.<p>A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications about brain scans such as functional magnetic resonance imaging or electroencephalography, …

The Brain

How drones and insects merged in ways that might surprise you

Hornets, wasps and termites are pests to many households in America, but in 2014, they inspired robot technology in ways that could make them pests on an entirely different level to adversaries.<p>Here are three interesting programs that are building tiny intelligent flying and crawling robots - that …

University of Pennsylvania

The Day Bikes Flew

111 years ago this month, the Wright Brothers completed the first powered flight. But they couldn't have done it without their source of emotional and intellectual inspiration, of free parts and of financial means: the bicycle.<p>As of today, December 17, 2014, 111 years have elapsed since Orville …

North Carolina

Build Your Own Bamboo Bike

BYOB takes on a whole new meaning<p>The idea of putting torch to metal and building your own bike frame is irresistible for some cyclists.<p>But frame-building isn’t a skill you pick up in an afternoon seminar (one of the top places to learn, United Bicycle Institute’s Bike School, offers a two-week …

Carbon Fiber

How to Keep Your Portfolio on Track

Thirty-One Rules to Guide Your Investments This Year<p>Looking to improve your money management in 2015? Here are 31 rules for the financial road ahead. They’re excerpted from the “Jonathan Clements Money Guide 2015,” which covers financial topics from retirement to college funding to estate planning. …

Retirement

The Ideas And Breakthroughs That Will Shape The World In 2015

From Ebola to virtual reality, here's what the year has in store for science<p>In 2015, advances in science and engineering will once again shape the world in profound ways. Here are the most important.<p>Wind Power Moves Offshore<p>Ebola Drugs Reach West Africa<p>Ultrafast Data Transfer Speeds Up …