Giovanni Zanandrea

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Environmentalists Split Over Need For Nuclear Power

California is regarded as the leading state when it comes to addressing climate change. But in 2012, according to analysts at Rhodium Group, California's carbon emissions actually increased more than 10 percent, bucking the national trend of decreases. That's in large part because California shut …

Microsoft at risk of losing royalty income for Google’s Android in EU

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Kristijan Zontar<p>The cash cow of Microsoft’s(s msft) royalty income for Android(s goog) handsets could …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

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SRI think tank and university turn software verification into gameplay

Software verification doesn’t sound like a fun job. It involves checking a program to ensure that it is free from common vulnerabilities. So a team of computer scientists has made a game out of it called Xylem. The iPad puzzle game helps programmers find “loop invariants,” or an important part of …

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A New Android App Gives You Amazing Control Over What Your Other Apps Can Do

Say no, and you might not get to use the app.<p>In the last version of Android, Google had included a feature called App Ops. It let you decide what you wanted to allow each app to do. Were you cool with the app waking up the device? Tracking your location? Accessing your camera? You got to choose.<p>And …

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How Giant Birds Can Fly Nearly 10,000 Miles in One Go

<b>Forget circumnavigating the globe in 80 days—an albatross can do it in a mere 46!</b><p>These world travelers are among the largest flying birds, weighing up to 25 pounds (11 kilograms), and with a wingspan of 11 feet (3 meters). But hefting such huge bodies off the ground takes a lot of energy. If …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

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Scientists develop nanoscale 'train set' controlled by DNA

Microscopic system uses protein called kinesin to move 'cargo' of molecules of green dye along short DNA strands<p>A nanoscale 'train set' powered by microscopic motors and controlled by DNA has been developed by scientists.<p>The system can construct its own network of tracks spanning tens of …