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The 15 moonshot technologies NASA is funding to make science fiction a reality

Each year, the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program awards funding to a set of research projects on the bleeding edge of technology. These aren’t your everyday “disruptive” apps and social networks; we’re talking interstellar exploration, nanotube comet sensors, and robot squids.<p>Each of these …

Space

CHIP is a $9 Raspberry Pi killer

The Raspberry Pi was definitely a game changer when it hit shelves at only $35. But CHIP is hoping to make the Pi look positively pricey by comparison. The Kickstarter campaign has already blown way past its $50,000 goal. In fact, at the time of this writing its approaching $500,000. Like the Pi, …

Raspberry Pi

Report claims Apple investigating improved touch panel for 12.9-inch iPad using silver nanowire tech

A new report from ETNews claims that Apple is investigating silver nanowire technology to improve touch panels in its much anticipated upcoming 12+-inch iPad:<p><i>Apple is planning to apply nano new material on touch panel. By changing ITO-based clear film with silver nano wire (AgNW) material, it plans</i> …

Mother & Child Are Linked At The Cellular Level

Fetal cells remain to heal a mother throughout her life. shortgreenpigg.deviantart.com<p>Today is my youngest child’s birthday. As my mother used to …

Happy Mother’s Day! “Humpback whale mothers spend most of their time resting underwater, but their babies have to breathe much more frequently. When a calf rises up to the surface to breathe, it will often frolic playfully. Otherwise, it stays close to the mother and hides underneath her pectoral fins or tail. After this calf came up for a breath, I photographed it gently nuzzling against mom's belly.” — Jon Cornforth, Wilderness Photographer Humpback whales from Vava’u, Tonga. © Jon Cornforth / Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2013 http://s.si.edu/1sIc6tk