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How Science Will Help Us Sleep Better

Getting rid of nightmares and new pills for sleep disorders<p>#<p>No More Nightmares<p>The occasional sweaty bad dream is just a bother, but five percent of adults have frequent nightmares, which can disrupt sleep enough to interfere with waking life too. And for the 7.7 million American adults with PTSD, …

IBM Wants The Power Of The Watson Supercomputer In The Palm Of Your Hand

Since its first appearance on "Jeopardy" in 2011, many have pointed to Watson as an indicator of where we're headed with technology like Apple's Siri.<p>If fed enough data, Watson can become an expert on a seemingly unlimited number of topics. Using probabilities, it's able to work out how different …

Could offshore wind farms slow hurricanes before they reach land?

Offshore wind farms are popular in Europe and gaining interest in the US, but it's unclear how the turbines will fare in a powerful hurricane. Two studies on the subject have reached seemingly contradictory conclusions. One group says wind turbines would buckle in a serious hurricane, while the …

Robot Swarm: A Flock Of Drones That Fly Autonomously

Can drones, the small unmanned aircraft that are at the forefront of fields from warfare to commercial delivery systems, fly without human intervention? A team of Hungarian researchers answers yes, having created 10 drones that self-organize as they move through the air.<p>The team based its creation …

Study calls DNA test reliable in discovering fetal disorders

It's billed as a faster, safer and more accurate way of screening expectant mothers for fetal abnormalities like Down syndrome, and proponents say it has already become the standard for prenatal care.<p>But as a handful of California companies market their DNA-testing services to a growing number of …

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Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …