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Making The High Line

Two designers behind the iconic railway-turned-park discuss how it ushered in a new era of landscape design.<p>The High Line, Manhattan’s elevated railway-turned-park, now attracts six million visitors a year. As it approaches its seventh year as one of the world’s most identifiable public spaces, …

Monitoring and titrating symptoms : a science-based approach to using your brain to optimise marathon running performance.

2007;37(4-5):408-11.<p>1Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602-6554, USA. poconnor@uga.edu<p>Abstract<p>A key challenge to …

The Science of Gift Giving: 3 Lessons

It's that time of year again: The season of giving. With pressure to please relatives and friends, and an onslaught of advertisements presenting us …

Psychology

A step towards quantum electronics

Work of physicists at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), in which …

Nanotech

Pets as therapists: Exploring emotional benefits of dogs, cats

Julie Barton was sitting on the couch one day with her head in her hands, utterly defeated by the severe depression that filled her with sadness and self-loathing, when she felt an unexpected warmth in her toes. Her fluffy red golden retriever puppy, Bunker, was sitting on her feet.<p>"He leaned …

Today in science: If you're about to get an infection, this bandage turns green

Even with the most intense precautions, it’s difficult to predict if and when an infection will arise, which is often why doctors will dole out …

Post from the near future: Top 10 physics predictions for 2016

Science is the best tool we have for predicting the future. Here’s what the next year ought to bring.<p><i>“For last year’s words belong to last year’s</i> …

Scientists combine coal waste and algae to create a new super-clean fuel

Scientists have discovered a new, clean-burning fuel made from unlikely ingredients: coal dust and algae. Coalgae is easy to produce, low in cost, …

Nelson Mandela

Neutrons offer guide to getting more out of solid-state lithium-ion batteries

Although they don't currently have as much conductivity, solid-state electrolytes designed for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are emerging as a safer …

Chemistry

2D islands in graphene hold promise for future device fabrication

In what could prove to be a significant advance in the fabrication of graphene-based nanodevices, a team of Berkeley Lab researchers has discovered a …

Nanotech

Third-Kind Encounters in Biomedicine: Immunology Meets Mathematics and Informatics to Become Quantitative and Predictive.

2016;1386:135-79. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3283-2_9.<p>1Laboratory of Systems Tumor Immunology, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Erlangen …

Polyphenolic chemistry of tea and coffee: a century of progress.

2009 Sep 23;57(18):8109-14. doi: 10.1021/jf804025c.<p>1Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-8520, USA.<p>Abstract<p>…

Tea

How the Brain Finds Its Way

Development of an innate ability to know where we are in relation to our surroundings—a critical survival skill rooted in the workings of a complex …

Chemistry - Fallout 4 Wiki Guide - IGN

This section contains Crafting requirements for the <b>Chemistry</b> items in Fallout 4. Each item you can craft falls into a certain category, and you can …

Hierarchy is Detrimental for Human Cooperation

Article |<p>Open | Published: 22 December 2015<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> <b>volume 5</b>, Article number: 18634 (2015) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Studies of animal …

Simple shell of plant virus sparks immune response against cancer

Mice tumor free and protected from metastases after treatment<p>The shells of a common plant virus, inhaled into a lung tumor or injected into ovarian, …

Couples using IVF should anticipate needing at least six cycles, scientists say

A study by the Universities of Bristol and Glasgow found that about two thirds of couples will be successful following six or more cycles of IVF<p>Couples using IVF should anticipate needing at least six cycles, scientists from Bristol University say, as they call on the NHS to increase free treatment …

Watch How Water Behaves in Zero Gravity

In the world of zero gravity, everything looks a whole lot different—and when it comes to water, the results are spectacular.<p>The Royal Institution …

Why Sadness May Lead to Physical Disease

Feelings of stress and sadness have been linked to an increased risk for several health problems, including stroke, metabolic syndrome, and heart …

Year in review: Quantum spookiness is real

Some pesky loopholes no longer plague a crucial test for assessing the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Experiments reported in 2015 definitively …

What China's Yutu Rover Learned on the Moon

A team of scientists has finished analyzing rocks collected by the Chinese lunar rover Yutu in 2013 — the first geologic sampling effort to hit the …

Genius at Play: A Brilliant Mathematician on Tinkering, Thinkering, and the Art of Being a Professional Nonunderstander

Anatomy of thought at the fault line of invention and discovery.<p><i>“Mathematical Science,”</i> wrote Ada Lovelace in contemplating the nature of the imagination, <i>“is the language of the unseen relations between things.”</i> Few have mastered that language and transmuted it into Lovelace’s “poetical science” …

Mathematics

'The Expanse' And The Physics Of Stealth In Space

A key plot point in the pilot of <i>The Expanse</i> involves a stealth ship, lying in wait for one set of unsuspecting protagonists to come along, at which point it unleashes destruction that will turn out to have disastrous consequences for everyone involved. This is a classic space-opera trope, which is …

Soothing Minimalist Black and White Photos

If you are in need of a calm moment during your busy day, we highly recommend taking a look at these soothing black and white photographs by Gavin Dunbar. The Edinburgh-based photographer focuses mainly on seascapes and minimalist subjects in these long-exposure images. He finds everyday objects, …

Minimalism

Supermodel style: Let Kendall, Cara and co inspire your off-duty wardrobe

91 images<p>See the best model style moments, from Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne, Rosie Huntington Whiteley and more...<p>Can you honestly think of …

Fogo Island Long Studio / Saunders Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Introduction<p>Fogo Island lies outside of Newfoundland, Canada and is home to a gentle, independent people …

Nature's unique way of controlling color explains why birds never go gray

Birds use sophisticated changes to the structure of their feathers to create multi-coloured plumage, using a process that could pave the way for the …

Cucumber Salad with Caper Dressing Recipe on Food52

• 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<br>• 1 teaspoon chopped garlic<br>• 1 teaspoon fish sauce<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper<br>• 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 large cucumbers, or 4 small<br>• 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves<p>In a food processor or blender, combine …

Mesmerizing Looping GIFs of One Cloned Man

Multifaceted artist and photographer Erdal Inci creates mesmerizing gifs that are hard to look away from. Whether the animated graphics present a line of men twirling a baton with both ends lit on fire or a parade of lights scrambling in every direction, there's something incredibly hypnotizing …

GIF Animations