Katie Sterna

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Is TED the New Harvard? Reactions from Around the Web

My story has occasioned a healthy amount of reaction around the web, including from TED and Chris Anderson himself.<p>My story has occasioned a healthy amount of reaction around the web, including from TED and Chris Anderson himself.<p>First, the snark: Maura at The Awl (a commentary site run by …

Neuroscience v rocket science: which is biggest and best?

If someone wants to emphasise the simplicity of a task or process, a common tactic is to compare it to either brain surgery or rocket science. So, it …

Stainless steel robot arm far cooler than your arm

Kawasaki Heavy Industries' MSR05 robot experiments with drugs and bathes in hydrogen peroxide gas.<p>Who didn't read X-Men comics as a kid? My favorite mutant was, of course, Wolverine, but Colossus was pretty cool too. This robot arm looks like a piece of him.<p>Kawasaki Heavy Industries recently showed …

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18 Things You Should Know About Genetics

Discovery of a new class of white blood cells uncovers target for better vaccine design

Deep in the middle of our heads lies a tiny nub of nerve cells that play a key role in how hungry we feel, how much we eat, and how much weight we …

Forensic science: how to turn your classroom into a CSI lab

For nearly four years now, I've had innumerable conversations over morning coffee with teachers who are under immense pressure to follow a …

Aviation flight and management degrees to remain at Auburn

In a letter to Aviation students, parents and alumni, Provost Timothy Boosinger has announced that the University will continue the professional …

BIG reveals telus sky tower for calgary, canada

jul 05, 2013<p>bjarke ingels group reveals telus sky tower for calgary, canada<p><b>bjarke ingels group reveals telus sky tower for calgary, canada</b><br>all images …

How to Transform An Abandoned Parking Lot Into a Wildlife Habitat, Marfa Edition

If there’s one spot in the middle of nowhere that I’m desperate to visit, it’s Marfa, Texas. You too? Well, allow me to stoke the flames. Last week I …

Design You Trust

Alexi Torres is a well-known artist from Cuba, most famous for his intricate oil art pieces that are painted to appear as if they were knitted and …

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Eye on Washington: 07/17

Elon Musk's Dream Is Coming True: Vacuum Tube Company Is Building A 3-Mile Hyperloop-Like Transport System

Hyperloop transportation — referred to by Musk as a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table" — is a super fast tubular transport system with the ability to theoretically send someone from New York to L.A. in 30 minutes.<p>Utilizing vacuum-sealed tubes, six-person capsules could …

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