Yvan Grégoire

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This awesome graphic of all lifeforms will make you feel tiny

"LIFE ON EARTH IS ONE BIG EXTENDED FAMILY!" is the greatest lesson from evolution, Leonard Eisenberg shouts at the top of his website EvoGeneao.com, which he says stands for Evolutionary Genealogy.<p>Eisenberg created the graphic below to counter the creationist themes he's seen spring into science …

A Plane That Folds Into a Car

One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards<p>2015 Invention Award Winner<p>Category: Aviation<p><b>Inventors:</b><p>Štefan Klein and Juraj Vaculík<p><b>Company:</b><p>AeroMobil<p><b>Invention:</b><p>AeroMobil<p><b>Development cost to date:</b><p>Undisclosed<p><b>Maturity:</b><p>2/5<p>After Czechoslovakia’s communist regime fell, in 1989, designer …

Flying Car

Children 'more likely to confide in pets than siblings'

<b>Children who are facing adversity, such as illness or parents splitting up, are more likely to confide in their pet than brothers or sisters, according to research.</b><p>Matt Cassels at Cambridge University says far too little attention has been paid to the significant role of pets in young people's …

Iron Man Hits the Hulk Pretty Damn Hard in Age of Ultron

I don't really know what is going on in this fight except that the Hulk and Iron Man and exchanging blows. In this scene from <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> …

Marvel Universe

NASA's shape-shifting plane wings pass initial flight tests

After six months and 22 flights at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, NASA has announced the successful completion of testing for its morphing airplane wing design. Known as Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge (ACTE) flight control surfaces, they replace a plane's …

NASA

Elon Musk's Grand Plan to Power the World With Batteries

Elon Musk wants to sell you a battery. And he doesn't care whether you drive an electric car.<p>Musk, ever the showman, unveiled his grand "Tesla …

Clean Energy

Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

Microsoft's Plan to Convert All Our Gadgets to Windows

The best demo on the first day of Microsoft's Build developer conference, at least of the ones that didn't involve adorable holographic robots, was …

Augmented Reality

No more science fiction: 3D holographic images

Three dimensional holographic images and floating displays outside a screen have long been a favourite of science fiction movies such as the rescue …

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Delayed Earth Observatory Launch

<i>SA Forum is an invited essay from experts on topical issues in science and technology.</i><p>This week, we will finally see the launch of the Deep Space …