Sara Guziak

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Something in space is killing off entire galaxies

When we think about the survival of the human race we often focus on making sure our planet stays alive and habitable, but out there in the depths of …

The glowing dye that could enable liquid-based batteries for powering homes and cars

Rising sea and atmospheric carbon dioxide levels have made the search for efficient sources of renewable energy more urgent than ever before. While …

Clean Energy

Robert Rauschenberg: ‘He was just something to be around’

From his paint-spattered bed to a stuffed goat, the artist broke boundaries. On the eve of a major retrospective, his friends recall a generous spirit on his island hideaway<p>Matt Hall vividly remembers his job interview with Robert Rauschenberg. A mutual acquaintance had approached Hall, then sous …

Art
Donald Trump

I’ve Seen Hell and Know What’s Coming

There is much to fear from the president-elect, and from ourselves.<p>I’ve seen it in Africa; in the Middle East; in Southeast Asia; and in the …

The erotic masterpiece we nearly lost

Frederic Leighton’s Flaming June is now considered a treasure of Victorian painting. But at one point it was practically worthless – and nearly vanished, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>This is how the story goes: one day in 1962, an Irish builder walked into a junk shop on Battersea Rise in south London, …

Biographies

Scientists Discover New Process To Turn Waste Heat Into Electricity

The new material could allow power plants to recycle their waste heat and improve their efficiency.<p>A group of researchers have developed a new material that can be used to turn waste heat into electricity. This technology could allow power plants to recycle their waste heat and save money, while …

Fossil Fuels

Why chatbots are the last bridge to true AI

Humans have been storing, retrieving, manipulating, and communicating information since the Sumerians in Mesopotamia developed writing in 3000 BCE. Since then, we have continuously developed more and more sophisticated means to communicate and push information. Whether unconsciously or consciously, …

Microsoft app delivers colorful window to the world for the colorblind

A simple piece of software promises to help some of us regain something many take for granted: the ability to discern differences in a wide range of …

Nanobionic spinach plants can detect explosives

Spinach is no longer just a superfood: By embedding leaves with carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can …

Nanotech

Don't Let the FBI Decide the Election

The question of who becomes the president of the United States should be answered by voters, not federal agents.<p>The Watergate Scandal was a high point of American journalism. Two dedicated young reporters from <i>The Washington Post</i>, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, brought down President Richard Nixon …

Donald Trump

The FBI's email probe is a fitting end to this dumpster fire of an election

The latest pseudo-scandal to hit Clinton is unlikely to rob her of the presidency. But it sure isn’t going to impress voters already sickened by a shocking campaign<p>If it looks and sounds like a scandal, is it really a scandal?<p>The latest Clinton email flap has all the trappings of one. With evasive …

Government

The World’s Most Stable Currency Is Backed by Carbon

Popular Science Blogs<p>Nexus Media News<p>Meet the man behind the eco-friendly digital dollar.<p>Even casual viewers of Fox News have seen commercials for companies like Goldline.com. You send them money. They send you gold. It’s a smart pitch to the network’s core daytime audience of people who worry that …

Katie Ledecky

American Girl

Clinics are popping up across the country to help kids as young as 3 who might be transgender, but some say it’s too much, too soon. While doctors argue, families like Nicole’s don’t have time to wait.<p><b>In October 2015,</b> Nicole buckled in to her mom’s Prius, along with her older brother, mom, dad, and …

Our best shot at cooling the planet might be right under our feet

Studies suggest that regenerating soil by turning our backs on industrial farming holds the key to tackling climate change<p>It’s getting hot out there. Every one of the past 14 months has broken the global temperature record. Ice cover in the Arctic sea just hit a new low, at 525,000 square miles …

Farming

Alien hunters detect 'strong signal' from star 95 light years away

A "strong signal" detected by a radio telescope in Russia that is scanning the heavens for signs of extraterrestrial life has stirred interest among the scientific community.<p>"No one is claiming that this is the work of an extraterrestrial civilisation, but it is certainly worth further study," said …

3tags.org

These Silicon Valley 'biohackers' are fasting their way to longer, better lives

Breakfast on Wednesday morning is engineer Paul Benigeri's favorite meal of the week. Why? "I haven't eaten in 60 hours," Benigeri tells Business Insider in a sunlit café in San Francisco, after clearing through a frittata with no spinach and extra goat cheese.<p>Benigeri and his coworkers at …

Silicon Valley

Why I’m Fostering An Open Dialogue About My Postpartum Body With My Son

After I recently gave birth to our third boy, my oldest son was observant enough to notice and talk about my changing body shape in ways he hadn’t …

Postpartum

Could Dark Energy Be Caused By A Reaction To What's In The Universe?

Most of the forces and phenomena in the Universe have causes that can be easily uncovered. Two massive objects experience a gravitational force due to the fact that spacetime is curved by the presence of matter and energy. The Universe has expanded as it has over its history because of the changing …

Dark Matter

Propella e-bike could be the entry-level electric bicycle we've been waiting for

<b>Simple, lightweight, and affordable, Propella e-bikes aim to bridge the gap between bicycles and electric bikes.</b><p>What's not to love about electric …

Electric Bikes

13-Year-Old Creates Energy Harvesting Device

Updated:Thursday, February 15 2018 3:16 AM EST2018-02-15 08:16:09 GMT<p>Kendall Stephens tied his career-high with 21 points and Caleb Martin also had …

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General Electric (GE) could solve both those problems at once by using CO2 as a giant …

The Latest: Trump son says nothing's impossible for his dad

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT):<p>10:15 p.m.<p>Donald Trump's son Donald Jr. is citing his father's business acumen and says that for his father, "impossible is just the starting point."<p>The younger Trump tells the delegates at the Republican National …

Government

Never Trump is not dead. We mean what we say

Claims that the movement is over show that most in the media (and in the Republican party) haven’t really understood #NeverTrump from the start<p>After the Republican National Committee used strong-arm tactics and outright deception to crush an effort led by anti-Trump delegates to obtain a roll call …

Government

These Houses Are Built With Blocks Made From Waste Plastic

In Bogota, 700 tons of plastic is discarded daily, with only 100 tons of that recycled. But that’s all beginning to change, thanks to the work of architect Oscar Mendez. His company, Conceptos Plásticos transforms plastic and rubber waste into a construction material, and uses it to build houses …

Sustainability

Why the Maker Movement Matters: Part 1, the Tools Revolution

Just like the internet before it, the Maker Movement is revolutionizing manufacturing, with implications for startups and jobs.<p>In the years when I was visiting and learning about factories in China, my dominant emotion was, <i>I can’t wait to tell people about this</i>! Of course everyone “knew,” in …

Manufacturing

NRCC blasts '60 Minutes' story, hidden cameras

'Not since Watergate has the headquarters of a major political party committee been so violated,' the House GOP campaign arm says in a letter to CBS News.<p>The National Republican Congressional Committee on Friday accused "60 Minutes" of broadcasting a piece with "largely false information" and Rep. …

Republican Party