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Fundamental to innovation technology transfer

The knowledge and technology from universities to businesses to be transferred to social welfare, says deputy Director of Technological Development …

3rd grade science projects – Ideas, Things To Consider

It’s science fair time! What should your child do for his third grade science fair project?<p>A helpful tip may be to refer back to your child’s …

The Glass We Know – 9 Top Facts

The most commonly and easily found everyday material is a product of sand, yes it is GLASS.<p><b>Quick Facts about glass</b><p>Its use can be traced back to the …

The technological revolution comes to small business

Generated by the cloud and mobile devices, the technological revolution is touching the curtain <b>micro enterprises</b>. Due to the potential of the …

Bad Taste – Why Most People Hate Bitter Food?

If you can’t stand the taste of gin and tonic, or curl your tongue when you eat eggplant, that’s your evolutionary conditioning trying to save you …

Why Leaves Go Red And Fall Off Trees

<b>Q: Why leaves go red and fall off trees</b><p>A: Leaves are the lungs and food factories of a plant, needing carbon dioxide, water and sunlight to make …

Kefir – For Making Your Own Yogurt

<b>“Yes please!” I said when a friend asked if I’d like a fresh, daily supply of yoghurt. She took a jar covered in cheesecloth out of her kitchen</b> …

Red Wine, White Aspirin Crimson Blood

<b>Question: How much red wine would you drink to prevent a stroke? And would you top it up with a handful of aspirin a week?</b><p><b>Answered by Dr. Jack,</b> …

HeLa Cells, Blue Baby Operation Restriction Enzymes – Contribution of Baltimore

Yesterday I happened to visit Baltimore. It’s the 12th largest city in the United States, it was founded in 1729, it has a free bus service called …

How To Tell If Something Is True?

Humans are excellent at finding patterns in the world around them. This applies to cavemen understanding seasons and inventing agriculture, and today …

Coldplay: How A Frozen Dead Lady Came Back To Life

<b>Anna Bågenholm froze to death under an icy lake in Norway, but she is now working as a radiologist: a competitive medical speciality. Why is she</b> …

Whats it like being the worlds oldest top -100 chess player?

Although chess is a game played on a board chequered with 64 black and white squares, most of the battle takes place deep inside the mind. It may be …

What Does Your Gut Say About Healthy Ageing

If, like me, you enjoy gobbling up a pack of Actimel often, and in particular if you are ageing, then the good germs in the Actimel could be very …

Does Smoking Speed Up Brain Ageing

Smoking speeds up brain ageing, but the brain recuperates if you give up, say scientists gathering at the ‘For Later Life’ conference organised by …

University tested economic solar concentrator

An interdisciplinary group of the Center for Applied Sciences and Technological Development headed by Ernst Kussmaul, tested prototypes of solar …

Measuring The Speed of Electrons

There’s a neat little story on Nature News today about measuring the speed of electrons. Apparently, this group has done sensitive X-ray measurements …

Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics

I went to a fascinating talk on Friday by Leggett, who received the 2003 Nobel Prize in physics, for his work on superfluids. (Notice that in …

What is Whirlpool? How Is It Created?

For the longest time, I have wondered why you get a “whirlpool” effect when you stir a cup of tea, coffee or whatever you enjoy best. You know – you …

The Safety Of Mobile Phone Usage

Yet another study on the effects of mobile phones has been released: this time, saying that they’re basically safe. There really seems to be no …

Chip Developed By Intel Uses Heat To Generate Numbers

This is slightly old, but New Scientist are describing a chip developed by Intel which uses heat to generate random numbers for a prize draw in the …

Artificial intelligence is the weapon of the next Cold War

Jeremy Straub, <i>North Dakota State University</i><p>It is easy to confuse the current geopolitical situation with that of the 1980s. The United States and …

Light Weight Superconductors

Interesting story over at Physical Review Focus on new superconducting wires that are light weight, incredibly strong and, being superconductors, …

Counting Numbers The Ability To Think

Really interesting, although perhaps a little controversial, article in New Scientist, where psychologists have studied a tribe which has counting …