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This New Graphene Invention Makes Filthy Seawater Drinkable in One Simple Step

2.1 billion people still don't have safe drinking water.<p>Using a type of graphene called Graphair, scientists from Australia have created a water …

Graphene

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How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Lattice Semiconductor Corporation in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings call.<p>131<p>Click to enlarge

Earnings Call

Researchers advance CRISPR-based tool for diagnosing disease

The team that first unveiled the rapid, inexpensive, highly sensitive CRISPR-based diagnostic tool called SHERLOCK has greatly enhanced the tool’s …

Genetics

New Israeli technology replaces surgeon's knife with no-cut alternative

The technology developed at the Technion softens the collagen fibers by means of a controlled release system of collagenase, an enzyme that breaks …

Nanotech

Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is, in a single step. Scientists from Australian research organization CSIRO have created a filtration technique using a graphene …

Environmentally Friendly

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Science Photo Contest

A remarkable photo of a single atom trapped by electric fields has just been awarded the top prize in a well-known science photography competition. …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Discover Hundreds of 2D Materials That Could Be The Next Graphene

This is so amazing!<p>Part of what makes graphene so fantastically useful is its amazing thinness – it's just one atom thick.<p>Scientists have now found …

Nanotech

Photonics breakthrough could significantly boost internet speeds

A breakthrough in materials for photonics applications could result in faster internet speeds by a considerable order of magnitude.The discovery by a …

Engineering

IACS’ new source of white light

Now, pure white light can be produced using zinc, which is usually used to protect iron from rusting and in making brass.<p>The most commonly used …

Nanotech

Northwestern invented a material with invisible capabilities: BTN LiveBIG

There are many ways to attain invisibility. Most difficultly, you can be “the boy who lived” and inherit the cloak of invisibility, passed down …

Nanotech

Computers Can Now Tell What Songs You've Listened to Just by Using Brain Scans

What kind of wizardry is this.<p>It's not quite mind reading, but it's close: scientists have been able to identify songs people are listening to just …

Humanity

Top 10 papers from Physical Review’s first 125 years

No anniversary list is ever complete. Just last month, for instance, my Top 10 scientific anniversaries of 2018 omitted the publication two centuries …

Physics

An experimental treatment for peanut allergies just succeeded in a key trial

Allergies are a part of life, popping up at group dinners, in family members, even out of the blue when enjoying fresh produce.<p>The immune system's response to a substance that may not be harmful to others, allergies are the sixth-leading cause of chronic disease in the US. More than 50 million …

Biomedicine

Astronomers discover 1st possible exoplanets in another galaxy

“We are able to study them, unveil their presence and even have an idea of their masses. This is very cool science.”<p>Thousands of exoplanets have been …

Astrophysics

Ancient kids’ toys have been hiding in the archaeological record

Some unusual finds from thousands of years ago are actually toys and children’s attempts at mimicking adult craftwork.

Archaeology

Breakthrough Technique Uses Nanoparticles to Combat Cancer Drug Resistance

The ability for cancer cells to develop resistance to chemotherapy drugs – known as multi-drug resistance – remains a leading cause for tumor …

Cancer

Scientists develop Terminator-style electronic SKIN that can repair itself

A Terminator-style electronic skin that repairs itself just like the film's main villain is has been developed by scientists.<p>The e-skin is malleable, …

Nanotech

This electronic skin can heal itself — and then make more skin

No-waste e-skin<p>In a quest to make electronic devices more environmentally friendly, researchers have created an electronic skin that can be completely recycled. The e-skin can also heal itself if it’s torn apart.<p>The device, described today in the journal <i>Science Advances</i>, is basically a thin film …

Nanotech

Apple Watch detects diabetes with 85% accuracy

Figuring out if you have diabetes could soon be as easy as strapping on an Apple Watch.<p>A new study from Cardiogram shows that by using heart rate monitors on wearables like the Apple Watch, neural networks can now detect whether the wearer shows early signs of diabetes with astonishing …

Diabetes

Leonardo Da Vinci's mysterious 'invisible' drawings on display for first time

To the untrained eye, they look like little more than blank, if rather old, sheets of paper.<p>In fact, Leonardo Da Vinci’s empty pages hold a secret few could imagine: more than a dozen studies of hands drawn in a metal substance turned to invisible ink over time.<p>The two pieces of paper, now known to …

Leonardo Da Vinci

How 5G couldchange everything from music to medicine

5G is going to be a really big deal.<p>The lightning quick "next generation" wireless technology is expected to power self-driving cars, virtual reality, smart cities and networked robots.<p>But what else can it do?<p>Ericsson (ERIC) has joined up with researchers from King's College London to dream up …

CNN

The future of wireless communications is terahertz

Electrical and optical engineers have designed a novel platform that could tailor telecommunication and optical transmissions. They experimentally …

Nanotech

Tens of millions of prescription drugs on the black market

<b>Criminal gangs have smuggled tens of millions of prescription-only drugs out of the UK's protected supply chain, a BBC File on 4 programme has discovered.</b><p>They tricked or bribed pharmacists and drug wholesalers to access almost 160 million tablets with a street value of up to £200m over a three-year …

Northern Ireland

Penn researchers create first optical transistor comparable to an electronic transistor

By precisely controlling the mixing of optical signals, Ritesh Agarwal’s research team says they have taken an important step toward photonic …

Nanotech

And the Winner of the Flipboard + GoPro Watch.Heart.W!n. Contest Is…

In August, Flipboard teamed up with GoPro for the Watch.Heart.W!n. contest, which asked fans to heart their favorite GoPro videos on Flipboard. There were 12 themed packages with a total of 48 awesome videos, including a head-banging tortoise, crazy golf tricks, and freediving with orcas. One lucky …

This tiny, magnetic robot could roll, walk, and swim through the terrain of the human body

This millimeter-scale robot designed by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems could enable "applications in microfactories …

Robotics

Ever wondered how lasers work? Here’s everything you need to know

Lasers! Clearly they are awesome — but how do they work, exactly? Why aren’t we all carrying them around in our pockets? Well, believe it or not, you …

Nanotech

"Faulty" aluminum alloys sport the strength of stainless steel

Aluminum is nice and light, but as an easily crushable soft drink can shows, that comes at the cost of strength. By introducing faults into the …

Nanotech