Diego Villarreal

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Power Couple: The Wind and the Cloud Make it Rain

Thomas Edison and Charles F. Brush were born just two years and 70 miles apart in small Ohio towns strung along the Lake Erie shore. They both …

The doctor will see you now - | GE Look ahead | The Economist

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Middle East

3-D scanning technique recreates stroke-perfect Van Goghs

A "relievo" of Van Gogh's "Sunflowers."<p>Have you always wanted a Van Gogh in your living room, but never seem to have a spare $20 million to pick one up? A new technique from Fujifilm could give you the next best thing: a 3-D printed reproduction almost indistinguishable from the original.<p>It's …

GE’s mummy x-ray exhibit at the New York World’s...

GE’s mummy x-ray exhibit at the New York World’s Fair in 1939. Courtesy of the New York Public Library’s digital archives.

Curiosity snaps sharpest-ever solar eclipse photos from Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has captured the sharpest-ever images of a solar eclipse as seen from the Red Planet.<p>The 1-ton Curiosity rover snapped pictures with its telephoto lens as Phobos, the larger of Mars' two tiny moons, blotted out much of the solar disk on Aug. 17.<p>"This event occurred near …

Texas A&M

The One Reason Every Blogger Should Use Google+

Once again this week I was asked by a colleague why they should care about Google+. This is a person who regularly publishes content, already has a full plate and wanted to be convinced why she should take up another social network. A scenario that’s all too familiar with many people I come in …

'Double whammy': Nursing shortage starts in the classroom

<i>Editor's note: This is the</i> <i>next</i> <i>installment</i> <i>in NBC's</i> <i>series "Quest for Care" exploring the shortage of health care providers as the Affordable Care Act rolls out.</i><p>Nurses may be the answer to some of the key health care and employment problems the U.S. is struggling with right now. They’re being tapped …