Joseph Amram

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When The Sun Brings Darkness And Chaos

I looked at the sun with longing this morning, wondering when its rays would warm up the air. Monday, we had a snowstorm around Hanover, NH, of the kind that must have inspired T. S. Elliot's famous opening words from <i>The Waste Land</i>, "April is the cruelest month..."<p>Of course, the sun is doing its …

These 4 big startups could be toast after Monday's Apple news

The company refreshed its mobile iOS operating system and its Mac software and introduced new services and tools covering everything from music to payments to maps.<p>For the Apple faithful, it was another banner day full of happy news.<p>But some tech companies watching have reason to be worried:<p><b>Evernote</b><p>…

A new, game-changing technology can put electronics directly into the brain

All of these technologies are made possible by brain implants: electrical devices inserted into or attached to the brain. These implants have sensors or electrodes that can monitor activity, block or electrically stimulate processes in the neural network.<p>Applying these technologies to …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

How To Kickstart Your Productivity This Weekend

Could you use your weekend to be more productive, not by cramming it full of work, but in other ways?<p>Time away from the office is an important aspect of productivity. For a start, that’s when we get to choose for ourselves how we spend our time.<p>Often, however, when it gets to Monday morning we …

A look back 35 years after Mount St. Helens' deadly eruption

SEATTLE (AP) — Thirty-five years ago, Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington state erupted, killing 57 people, blasting more than 1,300 feet off the top and raining volcanic ash for miles around. Today, the volcano has become a world-class outdoor laboratory for the study of volcanoes, ecosystems …

Geology

Scientists Have Found a Way to Switch on a Dormant Gene in Human Red Blood Cells

Welcome to the future of genetic editing.<p>Scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia have used a world-first technique to …

Genetics

The Energy Collective

Since 1995, Energy Central has been a hub for news and content for electric power industry professionals. With more than 200,000 registered members, …

Marketing

The Technology and Science Behind Solar Energy Explained

If you’ve ever played a real-time strategy kingdom building game, like Age of Empires or one of the first three Warcraft games, then you have …

How to fundraise for a mission-driven startup

Since my company’s launch, dozens of people, ranging from childhood friends to those I’ve never met, have reached out to express enthusiasm for our mission.<p>More than a few of these folks are aspiring social entrepreneurs, who share our desire to do well by doing good. Many don’t have a nest egg to …

Announcing NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

Having a roof over your head is pretty important, and that gets even more important when the roof is the only thing that’s keeping the solar radiation off, and the air inside. But packing that roof — and the walls to go with it — away in a spacecraft that’s heading to the Moon or Mars takes up …

10 Things You Need to Tell Yourself To Be Highly Successful

Do you want to be more successful? Highly successful people often have similar attitudes and mindsets that help them to achieve their great …

These bladeless wind turbines shake to generate electricity

Farms dotted with the gigantic spinning blades of wind turbines have become a standard sight on long-distance road trips, but what if there was another way to capture energy from the wind? A startup out of Spain is working on that very idea. The company's called Vortex Bladeless, and its turbines …

Eight ways to radically increase your productivity

Beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. If things have been in a slump for you, make some changes. Lasting success comes from making pointed shifts in your behavior on a daily basis. Success is rarely the result of the major decisions you have to make due to the long and …

NASA says a giant ice shelf in Antarctica will be gone within the decade

Antarctica's once-massive Larsen B Ice Shelf is melting rapidly, and will likely be entirely gone by the end of this decade, according to a new report from NASA. A team led by Ala Khazendar of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) found the shelf is developing large cracks while its tributary …

Antarctica

The Swedes Have Created The Most Efficient Solar Energy System Using Mirrors And A 2-Centuries-Old Invention

A technology company in Sweden has installed a solar power plant, which it claims is the most efficient in the world today. It has even managed to …