John Dav

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This carbon nano-cable beats copper for conductivity

Pound for pound, wet-spun carbon nanotube-based fibers have greater capacity to carry electrical current than copper cables of the same mass, …

Engineering

Russian ban on lacy lingerie meets cries of panty persecution

A trade ban on lacy lingerie has Russian consumers and their neighbors with their knickers in a twist.<p>The ban will outlaw any underwear containing less than 6 percent cotton from being imported, made, or sold in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. And it has struck a chord in societies where La Perla …

Will It Beard: Fun Photo Series of Random Household Items Stuck in a Man’s Beard

Here’s something that’ll help you start off the week with a grin (or a grimace, if you harbor an aversion to beards). <i>Will it Beard</i> is a fun photo …

Glass hits operating theater as wearable tech boosts cancer surgery

“OK Glass, show me an X-ray.” Surgeons at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital are turning to Glass to summon patient records and more, with …

Beijing blasts UN report on North Korea

Beijing is ready to block recommendations from a United Nations warning Kim Jong-un on his regime's human rights abuses<p>China rejected what it said was "unreasonable criticism" of Beijing in a new U.N. report on human rights abuses in North Korea, but it would not be drawn on whether it would veto …

North Korea