Dan Bellis

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'Power Over Wi-Fi' named one of the year's game-changing technologies

University of Washington engineers have developed a novel technology that uses a Wi-Fi router—a source of ubiquitous but untapped energy in indoor …

Leak in Mars Rover Curiosity's Wet Chemistry Test Finds Organics

An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity appears to have …

Slime mould and researcher set to play piano duet | @GrrlScientist

A single-celled organism will perform a piano duet with a computer musician at Plymouth University on 1 March 2015. The public is invited<p>A scientist and a single-celled organism will perform a piano duet at <i>Biomusic</i>, the 10th Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival. Professor of Computer Music, …

Brainwaves

Heart of Earth's inner core revealed

<b>Scientists say they have gained new insight into what lies at the very centre of the Earth.</b><p>Research from China and the US suggests that the innermost core of our planet has another, distinct region at its centre.<p>The team believes that the structure of the iron crystals there is different from those …

New 'microcapsules' have potential to repair damage caused by osteoarthritis

A new 'microcapsule' treatment delivery method developed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) could reduce inflammation in …

Watch: 3D-Printed Fibonacci sculptures come to life in mind-blowing optical illusion

Based on the Fibonacci sequence, these incredible sculptures create a mesmerising optical illusion when rotated<p>John Edmark, a design lecturer at Stanford University in the US, has created a set of 3D-printable sculptures that come to life when spun around and filmed using a very short shutter speed.<p>…

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

What Sounds Can Be Heard In Space? NASA’s Soundcloud Channel Proves The Universe Is Terrifying [Audio]

If you have ever wondered what outer space sounds like, now you can listen for yourself thanks to NASA. NASA’s Soundcloud channel features a …

SoundCloud

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Elon Musk: Tesla can make a few million cars a year by 2025

Electric car company Tesla’s stated long-term goal has been to make 500,000 electric cars a year by 2020, but on Tuesday at the Detroit Auto Show, …

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

Wearable Tech

CES 2015 preview: 9 high-tech gadgets that are turning heads

The CES International consumer electronics show doesn't officially kick off until Tuesday, but CBC News got a sneak peek at gadgets ranging from …

Apira Science's iGrow: lasers in the service of ending baldness

For men and women who are losing their hair<p>"We have peer-reviewed science!" says Jeff Braile, the president of Apira Science's medical device division the moment I walked up to their booth at CES. Clearly he was familiar with my oeuvre.<p>The company's iGrow laser therapy was approved by the US Food …

FDA

The great brain debate - Ted Altschuler

Neuroscientists Have Worked Out How to “Read” And “Write” Brain Signals

A new technique allows researchers to both observe and control brain activity in mice.<p>Just like a very complicated computer, our brains control our …

MXene: Our Energy Future May Lie in Batteries Made of Clay

Scientists say they've invented an electrically conductive material that can be molded and rolled out like cookie dough or the Play-Doh compound that's familiar to elementary-school kids. They say the titanium carbide clay, which belongs to a class of materials known as MXenes, could serve as …

Mobile Devices

Environment: News & features

How to be a pickup artist (with science)

It’s not a good time to be a pick-up artist, or the sort of bloke who relies on his “wisdom”, or whatever it is you’d call that noxious guff they emit on a regular basis, like a cow with irritable bowels. On one hand you’ve got Julien Blanc, provoking such a strong backlash with his seminars on …

808 Audio Unveils New Ear Cup Suspension Technology Headphones

You may remember a while back I had a review of a few portable speaker systems from 808 Audio. I really liked not only the design but the sound …

Consumer Tech

Google develops neural Turing machine learning computer

Google is getting into the business of computers that can learn after recently buying a secretive start-up called DeepMind that specializes in …

Rover images hint at a warm and wet Mars

Images from the Mars rover Curiosity show ancient fossilized Earth-like soils that suggest the possibility of microbial life.<p>The data and images …