Petra Newman

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Rising tide: Submarines and the future of undersea warfare

The next time you're on a ship or at the ocean shore, look out at the water. It might be a quiet day with the sea as calm as a mill pond. There might …

Baluchon's Ostara puts the tiny back into tiny houses

Baluchon has been pretty busy over the last couple of years, steadily producing pint-sized dwellings like the Essen'Ciel and Escapade. Each one …

So, about all that plastic in the ocean...

Before we dive on in, a few not-so-fun facts about plastic. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, as many as one trillion plastic bags …

Pollution

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Seismic Testing to Begin in Atlantic Ocean in Push for Offshore Drilling

The Interior Department announced it is moving forward with seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean following President Donald Trump's executive order …

Disappearing ink, tech-tats & 3D printing: A look into the future of tattoos

Soundwave tattoos<p>Scheduled to launch in July 2017, Soundwave tattoos are designs based on waveforms uploaded to the company's website. Be it the …

Newly discovered Homo naledi lived alongside our early ancestors

Dating the fossils accurately proved to be quite a challenge for scientists as traditional carbon dating techniques result in destruction of the …

Fern-leaf inspires electrode for high density solar energy storage

Solar cells are constantly getting better at collecting energy from sunlight, but their ability to store it isn't improving quite as fast. Made from …

Graphene membrane separates the salt from the seawater

Water may cover the majority of the planet's surface, but thanks to a huge helping of salt, it's hard to tap into as a source of drinking water. Once …

DNA-repairing drug could fight aging and radiation damage

Most of us accept that aging is inescapable, but maybe it doesn't have to be. Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the University of New South …

If You Don’t Know Much About Iraqi Cuisine, Start Here

When I ask Philip Juma about his childhood in London, he tells me about his father’s 'Muslawi’ food. It’s a term his father used to describe the food of his ancestral homeland in northern Iraq. <b>Juma’s father came to London from Mosul in 1971 when he was just 20 years old.</b> As he settled down, married …

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