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Gorgeously Sculpted Formations Represent the Life of a Cell

From 2003 to 2010, landscape artist Charles Jencks developed this amazing project entitled <i>Cells of Life</i>. It was completed as part of Jupiter Artland, a privately-owned sculpture park in Edinburgh. The project includes eight landforms and a connecting causeway developed within the incredible outdoor …

Haptix Quickly Hits Kickstarter Goal to Add Touch Control From Any Surface

Haptix, a little camera device that promises to turn regular surfaces into 3-D multi-touch controllers, has exceeded its Kickstarter goal of $100,000 …

The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

Two new experiments help blaze the trail toward quantum computing with teleportation

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: University of Tokyo<p>Scientists are a little bit closer to faster computing and better encryption after two experiments …

The first 4G car, the Audi S3, debuts in Europe; U.S. must wait until spring

Apple Could Still Be Planning Television-Related Announcement for Late This Year

Back in February, former <i>TechCrunch</i> writer and Google Ventures partner MG Siegler reported that he was hearing "chatter" about Apple making a significant push into television in the fall of this year. While Siegler was unable to say whether the push would include an actual television set from the …

Speed bumps and vomit are the Hyperloop’s biggest challenges

If it’s built, the Hyperloop may feel more like a roller coaster than a train<p>It’s now been three days since Elon Musk unveiled his alpha plans for the Hyperloop, the radical and ambitious high-speed transit line that promises passage from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 35 minutes. And while …

Elon Musk Is Dead Wrong About The Cost Of The Hyperloop: In Reality It Would Be $100 Billion

That seems absurdly cheap for the most ambitious public transport infrastructure investment since the national highway system.<p>But the New York Times did us all a favor by calculating the true cost of the Hyperloop: It's going to be ~$100 billion.<p>The Hyperloop is a pressurized tube system in which …

Samsung Galaxy Gear pegged as a smartwatch coming September 4

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Moveplayer<p>It’s time for the smartwatch market to heat up: After a trademark filing for “Galaxy Gear” earlier this …

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Downfall of ancient Greece blamed on 300-year drought

A 300-year drought may have caused the demise of several Mediterranean cultures, including ancient Greece, new research suggests.<p>A sharp drop in rainfall may have led to the collapse of several eastern Mediterranean civilizations, including ancient Greece, around 3,200 years ago. The resulting …

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