Michelle A Holt

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Anti-Counterfeiting Measures Around The Globe [Infographic]

How does the new $100 (USD) stack up against everywhere else?<p>The $100 bill is the most widely circulated U.S. denomination abroad and, because it's almost universally accepted, the most counterfeited one outside our borders. A new Benjamin goes into circulation today with security updates: a ribbon …

Introducing: Our Modern Plagues

Welcome to the inaugural post of Our Modern Plagues, as well as to the new Popular Science blog network. For my first post, I will tell you what you can expect to read at my blog, as well as when you will be able to read it.<p>OMP will cover the creatures we humans perceive as threats, which may …

Preventing Superbugs By Deactivating Antibiotics With A Flash Of Light

The popularity of antibiotics has led to mutations in bacteria that make the little buggers stronger than ever. But what if we could shut down antibiotics as soon as they're no longer needed?<p>Bacterial resistance is becoming one of the most serious problems in the medical world, and it's largely a …

Rescue off-roader floats over water and snow to save lives

The Rescue, which Ghe-O introduced at this week's Bucharest auto show, is designed to support rescue, fire, military and medical operations in all …

Off-roading

Experimental brain implants pave way for touch-simulating prosthetics

It's something most of us take for granted, but our sense of touch is every bit as useful to us as our sight and hearing. Though it seems simple, …

PAVE

Computer-controlled artificial leg offers a more natural gait

Although computer-controlled artificial legs have been around for a few years now, they generally still feature an ankle joint that only allows the …

Robotics

Self-contained mini pacemaker is implanted right into the heart

Ordinarily, a pacemaker is surgically implanted below the collarbone, where it sits in a sizable pocket under the skin. Electrical leads run from it …

Medical Technology

IBM's Watson adapted to teach medical students and aid diagnosis

Developed in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, the projects dubbed …

Cognitive Computing

Starpath spray-on coating lights up the road

We're used to seeing solar-harvesting technology being installed primarily on rooftops, but other sufficiently irradiated surfaces, including …

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16 Pictures of China’s Terracotta Army

Found in 1974 by farmers intending to dig a well, these terracotta figures went undiscovered, and mostly undamaged, for over 2,200 years. The Army …

Military

10 Great Diving Spots for the Best Underwater Photography

You can practice underwater photography in a simple swimming pool or pond, but to get some of the best underwater photos, you sometimes have to go …

Scuba Diving

5 Ways to Strengthen the Message and Story of Your Photographs

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Photographers decide what is in the frame and what is not. We cant always control every single item the frame. We can …

Digital Photography

Air Traffic Timelapse Photography

Storms rolling in. Seeds transforming into flowers. The sun rising and setting. As technology makes timelapse photography more ubiquitous, certain …

They Get Younger All the Time: Meet Fuji, the 3-Year-Old Photographer

His name is Onafujiri Remet and he is a street photographer from Lagos, Nigeria. His work was just featured in his very first photographic …

Top 10 Photography eBooks | Popular Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

Tutorials

How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures can seem so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any …

20 Beautiful Bokeh Pictures

The term “bokeh” refers to blur or a blurry quality, and in photography it is a very recognizable technique. Using this effect in your photos can be …

Photography

You Can Install the Improved Android 4.3 Camera App on Most Android Phones

Here’s some good news for the smartphone photographers out there who are sick of all the iPhone-only news that seems to flow down the pipeline daily. …