Akshay Dhawan

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Rich List 2015: Super rich's wealth soars as new money floods in from abroad

A fortune of £100 million is now required to make it into the top 1,000<p>The combined wealth of the 1,000 richest men and women in Britain has more than doubled in the last ten years, according to the <b>Sunday Times Rich List</b>.<p>The wealthiest 1,000 individuals and families now have a combined fortune of …

Paul McCartney

Why Our Brains Love Curvy Architecture

People are far more likely to call a room beautiful when its design is round instead of linear. The reason may be hard-wired into the brain.<p>When the great architect Philip Johnson first visited the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, designed by Frank Gehry, he started to cry. “Architecture is not about …

Mycelium Chair by Eric Klarenbeek is 3D-printed with living fungus

<b>Dutch Design Week 2013:</b> designer Eric Klarenbeek has 3D-printed a chair using living fungus, which then grows inside the structure to give it …

Energy Source of the Future: Bacteria

A few years ago, architecture firm MADLAB created quite a stir with their Bacterioptica chandelier, above, where illumination from the fiber optic …

‘Mushroom Plastics’ initiative Ecovative wins 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Oct 22, '13 7:00 PM EST<p><i>In the past few weeks, the Buckminster Fuller Institute has been introducing numerous finalist entries for the sixth annual</i> …

Biofuel

Lovefest: Landscape Architects and Restoration Ecologists | Smart Cities Dive

Landscape architecture and ecological restoration are really different disciplines, but increasingly these fields are working together in fascinating …

Ecology

A 140-Acre Forest Is About to Materialize in the Middle of Detroit

Glow-In-The-Dark Paths Could Be The Future Of Street Lighting

Particles absorb light during the day, then emit a blue glow at night.<p>Evening visitors to Christ's Pieces park in Cambridge, England are basking in the glow of a whole new type of street light. Starpath, a new type of resurfacing material being tested within the park, absorbs ultraviolet light …

Particles

Zombie Corals Can Come Back From the Dead

PHD Comics talks to marine biologist Kate Furby about a strange species of coral, poirites superfusa, that can rise from the dead, growing from …

Amir Shapiro is devising robots that mimic the best of the animal world

Gallery: Amir Shapiro is devising robots that mimic the best of the animal world<p>Gallery: Amir Shapiro is devising robots that mimic the best of the …

Get an Incredible View of Earth From 19 Miles Up — For a Cool $75K

It's not space. It's more like a high-altitude vacation. A new Arizona company is joining the outer edges of the tourism industry to find passengers …

A Whole Earth Model

October 2013<p>Tracking interactions between the Earth's air, land, ocean, ice, chemistry and biology<p>The Community Earth System Model simulates a …

Dolphins inspire rescue radar device

And so he built a radar system that sends out pulses in pairs, with the second having the reverse polarity of the first. Ordinary radar sends out a …

Leonid Meteor Shower: Bright Fireballs in November

The Leonids are one of the best meteor showers skywatchers can catch. Every November, observers can expect peaks of 10 to 15 an hour. Occasionally, …

Astronomy

Microbiomes at the Roots: A New Look at Forest Ecology

Not long ago in Guangdong Province in southeastern China, botanists were working to save the last remnants of an obscure tree species, <i>Euryodendron</i> …

Coral reefs are producing a chemical that staves off global warming

Coral reefs have long been thought to be unusually sensitive to the effects of global warming — but as it turns out, they’re not as helpless as we …

Climate Change

New galaxy 'most distant' yet discovered

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1022000/1022239_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534583252_7b50e329c12be5e70f1ccb2456b7c39f<p><b>An international team of astronomers has detected the most distant galaxy yet.</b><p>The galaxy is about 30 billion light-years away and is …

Universe