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Indian schoolgirl recreates periodic table with 90 global issues

A 17-year-old Indian school girl came up with an imaginative way to remember all the elements on the periodic table for her science class. The …

Atomic force microscope reveals molecular ghosts

To the surprise of chemists, a new technique for taking snapshots of molecules with atomic precision is turning up chemicals they shouldn't be able …

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Stem Cells

Finally, A Hoverboard That Actually Flies

One of 10 innovations to win a 2016 Invention Award<p>On May 22, 2015, Lake Ouareau in Quebec, Canada, was peaceful and sunny. Then something straight out of science fiction roared across the water. Alexandru Duru, balancing on a homemade hoverboard 16 feet above the surface, flew a distance of 905 …

Funky slide cuts through this modern-chic apartment in Ukraine

The joys of a slide don’t have to be limited to the outdoor playground. Ki Design Studio added a funky indoor slide to this apartment they recently …

Researchers release open source code for powerful image detection algorithm

A UCLA Engineering research group has made public the computer code for an algorithm that helps computers process images at high speeds and "see" …

Engineers develop new flat, ultralight lens that could change how cameras are designed

Imagine digital cameras or smartphones without the bulky lenses or eyeglasses with lenses that are paper thin.<p>Researchers have always thought that …

Scientists Invent A Liquid With Holes In It

Unique porous fluid could suck up and lock away unwanted molecules<p>You've heard of holy water, but what about hole-y water?<p>In a paper published this week in <i>Nature,</i> researchers announced that they have developed a liquid with its molecules structured in such a way that they have 'holes' within the …

Carbon Dioxide

This 20-Year-Old Inventor Said He Could Clean Up The Ocean–Now He’s Really Doing It

The talk has now been viewed almost 2 million times, and Slat is a minor celebrity in his native Holland. But most remarkably, he’s actually followed …

Pollution

Watch robot snatch flies without killing them

Since the early 20th century, an unheralded star of genetics research has been a small and essentially very annoying creature: the fruit …

Water: the strangest chemical in the universe – video

You think you know water, but you don't. And if it wasn't so odd, you wouldn't be here. So how does this seemingly everyday substance turn out to be an epic scientific story of a strange molecule that connects you to everyone and everything else and the rest of the universe? Science broadcaster …

Universe

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Study Skills

Google's epic space documentary hits YouTube

The future of Neil deGrasse Tyson's television science series <i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i> may be up in the air, but in the meantime, Google is …

Design Is Everything

This might be the best graduation speech of all time

America's colleges have already selected impressive graduation speakers this year, but it's going to be hard for even Tim Cook and Samantha Power to outshine history's greatest commencement speech.<p>Although the choice is obviously subjective in nature, we noticed one speech that repeatedly makes …

David Foster

How JFK and the Cold War space race inspired an album

Interview: Public Service Broadcasting’s frontman J. Willgoose Esq explores the history behind the band’s Cold War era-inspired album The Race For Space<p>Public Service Broadcasting are as much a science project as they are a band. The duo create musical pieces exploring science, history and …

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even …

Awesomely Stylish Urban Living Rooms

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Arturo Hermenegildo<p>The wild colors in this area rug are reminiscent of the pixels on a computer screen and make the whole space feel …

Breathtaking Stone Mosaics Turn Nature Into Art

• 1 |<p>Here, Andreas and Naomi are posed in front of one of their stunning mosaic walls.<p>2 |<p>Working in concert with the natural wood elements in this …

Avant-Garde “5 MM” Tap Design Characterized by Extreme Finesse

<b>“5 MM”</b> is a new bath tap project envisioned by <b>Ocostudio</b> and <b>ing.Castagnoli</b> for Italian manufacturer <b>Treemme Rubinetterie</b>. Using a single thickness for …

Magnificent Vertically Built Architecture with Beautiful Scenery Views – Nettleton 198 | Home, Building, Furniture and Interior Design Ideas

Magnificent Vertically Built Architecture with Beautiful Scenery Views<p>Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) have completed a work of …

Terminator 2 inspired 3D printing method - video

A new method of 3D printing demonstrates how detailed solids can be 'grown' out of a liquid bath. Researchers have come up with a 3D printing method that dwarfs conventional 3D print speeds, making it possible to convert 3D designs into parts in minutes instead of hours. The technology could be …

SXSW 2015: AeroMobil Says It Will Put Its Flying Car On The Market In 2017

And once that's done? A self-flying car<p><i>Updated 3/16/2015, 4:33 p.m. ET.</i><p>In October 2014, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled a prototype vehicle that exhilarated <i>Back To The Future</i> fans, as well as pretty much everyone else: the long fantasized flying car. Dubbed AeroMobil 3.0, the car/plane hybrid …

Roadsters

How To Map Your Room's Wi-Fi Strength With A Wood Mill [Video]

Because those streaming cat videos won't wait<p>Why should you guess where a Wi-Fi hotspot is when you could view it in color?<p>A computer scientist has devised a way to build colorful 3D maps of Wi-Fi strength. His keys tools: a color-changing LED light, a laptop, and naturally, a wood mill.<p>Dominique …

Wikipedia's 100,000 Most Popular Pages, Rendered As A Galaxy

Click to fly<p>Perhaps you imagine the Internet as a set of tubes, or a web, or series of garden paths. One student in Paris imagined it as a galaxy. He has made a visualization of Wikipedia's 100,000 most popular articles in 2014 that you can "fly" through by clicking. We love it. You can visit it …

10 Tips for Building a Successful Software Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As more and more businesses warm up to cloud-based services, the software-as-a-service industry continues to grow fast. The Gartner CRM Guide, published in March predicts, for example, that by 2015, for the first time, more than 50 …

Profit

Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Investing in startups is a risky game with enormous potential payoffs for the lucky winners. Through sweat equity, entrepreneurs are investors in their ventures but as strategists and operators, they must also persuade capital providers …

Startups

12 Personality Traits of A Remarkable Boss (Infographic)

• 1.4Kshares<p>The performance of a business depends in some part on the relationship among employees and their bosses. Show me happy employees and it can …

10 Huge Time-Wasting Mental Habits

To free up time and get more done, stop indulging in these completely futile mental activities.<p>All of us seem to feel as though we don't have enough time, but few of us consider that we're indulging in behaviors that suck up our time for no possible purpose. Here are 10 common time wasters that we …

We did it! We 3D printed in space

Stuck in space without a part you desperately need? That’s not such a big deal anymore, thanks to a 3D printer that arrived at the International …