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A Letter Home

Earlier this year, Neil Young unveiled Pono, a super-high-def audio service meant to deliver us from the sonic crimes of the earbud era. For his next …

Jack White

Classic Album Covers Overlaid Onto Their Current-Day Environment in Street View

<i>The Guardian</i> has put together an insightful collection of images created by overlaying album covers from times past onto current-day Google Street …

Save the Date: The Inaugural Core77 Conference is June 19th

What are you doing all day on June 19th? Nothing? Wrong. Clear your schedule to make room for the very first Core77 Conference! We're putting …

Product Design

New drug makes brain cancer cells explode

Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens<p>By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally blow up tumor cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer — glioblastoma …

Mars One To Build Simulated Colony For One-Way Astronauts

People selected to live on the Red Planet will train inside an earthbound outpost. If they don't go crazy, they just might make the real trip.<p>Creating a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2025 will require serious training. To prepare its future astronauts for the task, the Netherlands-based …

Bionic spinach, invisible barcodes and nanotube computers

This month's nanotechnology roundup includes artificially enhanced plants, a way to tag valuable oils, and transistors made from nanotubes<p>Sunlight provides us with an endless source of energy and there is little doubt future societies will need to rely, at least in part, on artificial solar power. …

Manu Prakash: A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami