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Lossless Energy Transfer: Scientists Just Had Another Superconductor Breakthrough

Energy at its Finest<p>Superconductors are awesome. They can deliver power more efficiently because no energy is lost in electricity resistance — the …

A Quantum Teleportation Breakthrough: Physicists Just Smashed Previous Records

No Beaming Up, Yet<p>As fascinating as the image it conjures up, quantum teleportation is not the same as teleportation you see in psychic Pokémon, or …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

DARPA Is About to Start Testing an Autonomous, Submarine-Hunting Ocean Drone

The ACTUV will be able able to spend months at sea, autonomously tracking submarines from the surface.<p>Early next year, DARPA will begin testing a 132-foot unmanned submarine-hunting ocean drone in San Diego. Slapped with the cumbersome title of Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned …

A breakthrough in cloak technology just caught the attention of the Defense Department

Researchers from the University of California-San Diego have created a breakthrough invisibility cloak that has caught the attention of the Defense Department due to its ability to hide objects from the naked eye. The UCSD team has been in contact with a Defense Department liaison and is preparing …

US military’s new TALOS suit is one step away from Iron Man

Pretty soon, you won’t need to be Tony Stark to have your own badass, high-tech suit of armor to use in combat, as the US military’s …

Military

Cancer drug development time halved thanks to artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has halved the time it has taken to bring a cancer combatting drug to market, start-up claims<p>A cancer-fighting drug is on target to be brought to market in half the expected time thanks to the use of artificial inteligence in testing, a start up has claimed.<p>Berg Health, a …

Artificial Intelligence

Google and NASA are getting a new quantum computer

The famous Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab is getting some powerful new hardware. A joint project between Google, NASA, and the Universities Space Research Association, the Quantum AI Lab today announced a multiyear agreement to install a D-Wave 2X, a state-of-the-art quantum processor released …

U.K. Renewables Beat Coal Power for the First Time Ever

A sunny, windy summer pushed the U.K.’s renewable energy production past coal power for the first time ever.<p>The stats out Sept. 24 from the …

Renewable Energy

U.S., China Announce Steps on Climate Change, $3.1 Billion Contribution

Moves include pledge by China to launch cap-and-trade program to reduce and put price on emissions<p>WASHINGTON—The U.S. and China on Friday announced significant steps in their efforts to combat climate change, including a pledge by China to launch a program by 2017 to cap some emissions and put a …

Climate

Military is going big on solar, wind energy

NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE KINGS BAY, Ga. The eight Ohio-class submarines berthed here are the biggest in the U.S. fleet, with steel hulls nearly 600 feet …

Solar Panels

This Report Says The World Can Go 100 Percent Renewable By 2050

A new report from Greenpeace says the world can be 100 percent renewable by 2050, and 85 percent renewable in just 15 years.<p>The 2015 Energy …

Renewable Energy

Have an Invention? Here's How to Make It Into an Actual Product. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Turning an idea into a reality can require a substantial upfront investment – figuring out how to patent an invention, make a prototype and then find a manufacturer to actually bring that prototype to market typically doesn't come …

Developing Breakthrough Innovators

Long-term success in the global economy depends on innovation that is both original and practical. Few would argue with this statement. In fact, a recent IBM poll of 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the "most crucial factor for future success." Equally, success hinges on cultivating creative, …

Bracing your financial portfolio for climate change

China’s stock market is in free fall, the fed is getting ready to hike interest rates and crude oil’s sharp decline just hit the $40-a-barrel …

World Must ‘Almost Completely’ Decarbonize In Next 35 Years To Tackle Climate Change

<b>Published on</b> August 26th, 2015 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>78<p>World Must ‘Almost Completely’ Decarbonize In Next 35 Years To Tackle Climate Change<p>August …