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Genetic Analysis Predicts Academic Achievement For The First Time

Don't worry, we're not on our way to a "Gattaca"-style society.<p>Teachers and parents may one day be able to use a genetic test to predict whether or not a child will excel at or struggle with academics in the future, based on new research pioneered by scientists at King’s College London.<p>While the …

Genetics

How Disease Bacteria May Someday Power Your Smartphone

Bacteria (or bacterium in singular) is a large domain of micrometer-long organisms that exist in different shapes ranging from rods, spheres, and …

Research: Video Usage in Ed Continues Ramp-up

Video<p>When it comes to the use of video in education, the over-riding theme — as we might expect — is more, more, more. More students have exposure to …

Is the maker movement putting librarians at risk?

Librarians in the Shawnee Mission School District are making way for “the maker movement,” and some worry where that story is going.<p>Reading stories, …

Makerspaces

Rice's 'antenna-reactor' catalysts offer best of both worlds

Technology marries light-harvesting nanoantennas to high-reaction-rate catalysts<p>In a find that could transform some of the world's most …

Chemistry

Researchers Create Hard Drive That Can Store Data in Single Atoms

As the size of files and applications have grown over the years, so has the need for storage space. Many users have taken to hosting their data on …

Quantum Mechanics

How new technology is reshaping pacemakers

Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Jul 18th, 2016 @ 12:03pm<p>This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care. Follow our Health Feed for expert health …

Scientists generate first direct short-wavelength spin waves

DRESDEN, Germany, July 19 (UPI) -- Computers and smart technologies are approaching a size limit. Components can't get much smaller than they already …

Engineered bacteria send alerts from within the soil - Futurity

Genetically engineered bacteria release methyl halide gases, which lets scientists monitor microbial gene expression in soil samples in the lab.

Looking Toward Cloaking & Acoustic Tagging

For many, 3D printing has an aura of magic about it, allowing for objects to appear before your eyes as you summon them at will. And while the …

New technology lets you control multiple drones with your mind

While we’ve previously seen crafty inventors fly drones with the assistance of devices like the Apple Watch or the Nintendo Power Glove, researcher Panagiotis Artemiadis is working on a technology that will take drone control to a whole new level.<p>The scientist that heads the Human-Oriented Robotics …

New technology helps Pompeii rise from the ashes

Dr Estelle Lazer has spent the last three decades getting to know Pompeii’s dead. Now, new technology promises to reveal even more about the ancient …

LLNL researchers' new metal 3D printing techniques could revolutionize laser design

Jul 20, 2016 | By Benedict<p>Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are using metal 3D printing to create strong and lightweight …

UK firm buys Sardinian DNA samples for research into disease and ageing

Tiziana Life Sciences says prevalence of centenarians in Ogliastra region of Italian island is almost 50 times that of UK or US<p>A British biotech company hopes a genetic study of a population in eastern Sardinia with an unusually high number of centenarians could help to develop new drugs and …

Genetics

3D Printing and Exchange Traded Funds

55shares<p>ARK Investment Management LLC (ARK) is a New York based federally registered investment adviser that offers registered and unregistered …

3-D-printing lab instruments 1 block at a time - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (http://www.ucr.edu) — A team of researchers and students at the University of California, Riverside has created a Lego-like system …

The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016 by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p>Sometimes the world is not yet ready for a new technology to enter the …

Synthetic biology used to limit bacterial growth and coordinate drug release - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers at the University of California San Diego and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a strategy for using …

Disney Research brings custom 3D printing principles to knitting machines with new compiler

Jul 20, 2016 | By Alec<p>Disney Research has been on a serious roll with its 3D printing innovations and 3D printing patents. From <b>high-res 3D printing</b> …

Knitting

Biogemma Uses Lenovo HPC Systems and Expertise to Accelerate Genomic Research

Here at Lenovo, we like to say that our HPC products and people help to <i>Enable Amazing Every Day</i>. We get to see customers utilize our equipment to do …

What do e-cigarettes do to your lungs?

When e-cigarettes hit the market they seemed like a godsend to smokers (and maybe even curious nonsmokers): all the enjoyment of smoking cigarettes …

Breakthrough lung cancer drug must be available on NHS, AstraZeneca says

A breakthrough lung cancer drug developed by UK scientists, which passed final clinical trials this week, might not be available on the NHS because it has been deemed too expensive by the drugs watchdog, it has emerged.<p>AstraZeneca’s experimental Tagrisso treatment passed final clinical trials on …

Pharma

NEW TECHNOLOGY That Looks Like It's FROM THE FUTURE #37◄⭐

San Francisco International Airport announces new procedures and new technologies designed to improve its on-time performance

<b>Airport to host test of new technologies to allow more efficient use of existing runways</b><p>SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — the San …

2 hiking trails in Kolob Canyon provide unmatched solitude

Terral Fox, unshoesusa.com<p>By | Posted Jul 18th, 2016 @ 11:45am<p> 6 photos<p>7<p>ZION NATIONAL PARK — As I stood at an overlook during a hike in Zion …

Hiking

Weird quantum effects stretch across hundreds of miles

In the world of quantum, infinitesimally small particles, weird and often logic-defying behaviors abound. Perhaps the strangest of these is the idea …

Quantum Mechanics