Mason Cole

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‘Perfect’ low-cost, defect-free graphene directly from graphite

Atomic force microscope (AFM) image with height profile indicating the single-layer nature of the obtained graphene, with lateral dimensions of …

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If You Think You're Too Broke to Start a Business, Think Again

Get someone to pay you for something, and you have a business. Repeat that process and make it scalable with sales and marketing and you have a successful business.<p><i>What can I do if I can't afford to start a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

Business Strategy

Moon photobombs the Earth in rare images captured by NASA

A NASA camera on board the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a rare lunar transit across the face of a sunlit Earth. The images, which feature a fully lit far side of the moon, were captured between July 4 at 11:50 pm ET and July 5 at 3:18 am ET.<p>Lunar transit across the …

Here's The One Foolproof Thing That Makes You Better At Sex

We have good news, and we have bad news.<p>Bad news first: According to scientist Nicole Prause, nobody is actually "good at sex" as a blanket statement …

Neuroscience

Creation Crate: Explore STEM With an Awesome Monthly Project Box (Sponsored)

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Many STEM-based subscription boxes that we’ve seen have been targeted toward younger kids, getting them excited about STEM …

Arduino

Mechaduino: an open-source industrial servo motor for 3D printers, CNC machines & more

Jul 5, 2016 | By Benedict<p>Tropical Labs, an electromechanical systems lab based in Washington, DC., has launched a <b>Kickstarter campaign</b> for Mechaduino, …

Arduino

NASA RoboGlove developed for International Space Station finds a new purpose on Earth

A robotic glove developed in a partnership between NASA and General Motors (GM) for use onboard the International Space Station (ISS) has found a new purpose on Earth. Swedish medtech company Bioservo Technologies has entered a licensing deal with GM that will see the RoboGlove used in …

Medical Technology

A New Equation Estimates the Chances of Life Arising on a Given Planet

An astrobiologist and a chemist team up on a new equation to describe the conditions needed for life to arise on a planet.<p>A pair of researchers have come up with a new equation to help estimate one of the great unknowns in our Universe: the probability of life arising on a given planet.<p>They hope …

University of Glasgow

Cancer patient fitted with 3D printed artificial jaw

Surgeons have used 3D printing techniques to manufacture an artificial jaw for a cancer survivor.<p>The use of the technology was pioneered by Travis Bellicchi, a resident at the Indiana University School of Dentistry and it has transformed the life of Shirley Anderson.<p>Mr Anderson’s cancer was …

The Beauty of Black Hole Collisions

How can the ripples from a collision of two black holes help us understand the universe? Nergis Mavalvala, professor of physics at the Massachusetts …

Black Holes

How To Bounce Back From A Failed Startup Launch

Startups all start with optimism, but they don't all meet the expectations of their founders. In fact, 90% of them fail. If you want to build up a brand, you have to accept that there's a chance of failure. Just because something goes wrong doesn't mean you should give up on business, though.<p>There …

Graphene used as a frequency mixer in new research

A professor, a postdoctoral researcher and a graduate student hop onto a trampoline.<p>No, it's not the opening line of a joke. It's a setup for the …

Nanotech

Electrostatic sheets promise super-light exoskeletons

Of all the reasons exoskeletons aren't widespread, weight is one of the biggest. Even the slickest designs still tend to need bulky machinery. Not at Carnegie Mellon University, however -- its researchers have developed an exoskeleton clutch mechanism that barely weighs anything. Their …

How Graphene Is Made

It’s so interesting to watch the magic material that is graphene get made, because you can’t really see a damn thing. It’s totally transparent and …

On-Chip Supercapacitors Dump Carbon in Favor of Silicon

For the first time a silicon-based material competes with carbon- and graphene-based solutions in supercapacitor electrodes Images: VTTTiny …

Supercapacitors

Deal: Learn DIY Robotics With The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit (55% off)

There is no doubt that the iconic electronic kit, Raspberry Pi has helped define and taught many curious minds the basics of modern robotics. There …

This Liquid Metal Watch Looks Like It Was Designed by a Terminator

There are a lot of good reasons to believe this watch that uses flowing liquid mercury to show the time is fake. A low-quality video, a questionable …

Terminator

Transparent, flexible supercapacitors pave the way for a multitude of applications

(Phys.org)—The standard appearance of today's electronic devices as solid, black objects could one day change completely as researchers make …

Nanotech

Do Women Really Want Equality?

Do women really want equality? It’s a question I think every one of us needs to ask ourselves. Because frankly I don’t think many of us do, not <i>real</i> …

This dextrous robot can teach itself to spin a tube of coffee beans

A robotic arm that can dextrously manipulate objects has been developed by a team at the University of Washington in what is being hailed as a major …

Robotics

Neutrons tap into magnetism in topological insulators at high temperatures - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 9, 2016 – A multi-institutional team of researchers has discovered novel magnetic behavior on the surface of a specialized …

This Grid-Scale Battery Is Based on Train Cars and Good Old Gravity

ARES wins approval for a rail-based power storage facility in Nevada.<p>A California start-up named Advanced Rail Energy Storage (ARES) has a clever idea for storing electrical power at the most extreme scales, e.g. those of the power grid itself. It's a battery of sorts, but a battery that doesn't …

Google Celebrates 100th Birthday of Claude Shannon, the Inventor of the Bit

Charles Babbage, Alan Turing, Bill Gates—names you probably recognize. But today’s Google Doodle (the animation above the search bar on Google.com) …

Want to Be Truly Wealthy? Science Says to Do This

Some of the world's richest people attribute much of their success to this single habit.<p>What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course? They read--and they read a lot.<p>Business tycoon and famed investor Warren Buffett is said …

Bill Gates

Mom's Instagram artwork shows the love between fathers and daughters

“It’s hard being a single father raising a daughter,” Reddit user ClosingDownSummer wrote last week when sharing a watercolor from the Instagram account of a Russian artist who goes by the name of Soosh.<p>Soosh, who is a mother of a 9-year-old son, Frol, lives in southern Ukraine near the city of …

Drawing

Scientists accidentally discover the secret to long-lived batteries

Scientists have discovered technology that could potentially make batteries last hundreds of thousands of recharge cycles, rather than just …

New metallic glass bounces: The secret is to make it almost -- but not quite -- unstructured

The secret is to make it almost -- but not quite -- unstructured<p>Engineers have generated a bulk metal glass that is unusually strong and shock …

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