Elizabeth Nielsen

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Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

Sculpture

These Gorgeous Photos Get You Up And Close And Personal With Bees Before They’re Gone

Each fuzzy hair, and sometimes a tiny scrap of pollen, is clearly visible, using a technique that stitches together dozens of extreme closeups into a …

UC Berkeley

Introducing 2016 Election Central: Your Guide to the Presidential Race

The 2016 presidential election will dominate the news, conversation and debate in America over the next 450+ days leading up to Election Day 2016. With a record 17 Republican candidates, five Democratic candidates and a constant stream of debates, there will be no shortage of political jousting, …

Social Media

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Watch Music Bring Back Memories for Alzheimer's Patients

How songs can help people whose minds are deteriorating.<p>One day in 2006, New York social worker Dan Cohen realized that with today's devices, all of his favorite music—he's a fan of '60s rock—is at his fingertips, but he might no longer be able to listen to it if he winds up in a nursing home when …

Captain Picard sings “Let It Snow!” The Christmas carol gets Star Trek remix. (Video)

Thanksgiving is over, which means it’s officially time for Christmas carols to haunt you until Dec. 25. If you’re a <i>Star Trek</i> fan, here is at least …

Samsung's next Galaxy might have a wrap-around display

<b>A future Samsung Galaxy smartphone will be released with a flexible display that wraps around its outer edges, showing information on the phone's</b> …

Phones

Starwatch: The Perseids meteor shower

The Perseids meteor shower is now in full flow as meteoroid particles from Comet Swift-Tuttle rain into the Earth's upper atmosphere at 59 km per second. Although they are following parallel paths, perspective causes them to diverge from a radiant point in Perseus which climbs from about 30° high …

The physics of Spain

Even at the seaside, science is all around you<p>I went to Spain for a short holiday last week. I was hoping to get a break from science but I failed.<p>The weather was beautifully sunny and I spent many an hour in or near the water at the little coastal village of Cadaqués. I read, swam, strolled, …