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New 3D Materials from MadeSolid

When you survey the 3D printing landscape you find that almost all innovation is focused on printers and software. Yet all printers use consumables and we all have spools of PLA or ABS filament where color seems to pass for innovation. “Not good enough!” thought the founders of MadeSolid who …

LIX redefines the potential of the "3D printing" pen

A "3D-printing" pen seeking funding on Kickstarter is the smallest yet, and its campaign really brings to light the technology's possibilities.<p><b>A "3D-printing" pen seeking funding on Kickstarter is the smallest yet, and its campaign really brings to light the technology's possibilities.</b><p>The world's …

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PayPal founder Elon Musk files lawsuit contesting the award of multi-billion-dollar rocket launch contract to rival

He has been touted for years as a man who will change the world – a billionaire who made his name as co-founder of PayPal and who runs Tesla Motors, …

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Watch The Google Lunar XPRIZE "Moon Shot” Documentary

<b>$5.25 million already awarded!</b><br>Additional in-space Milestone Prizes were just announced:<b><br>Lunar Arrival Milestone Prize</b>— The spacecraft must complete …

How Carl Sagan Described Death To His Young Daughter

A new essay from Sasha Sagan shows how a great popularizer of science answered his own kid's big questions.<p>When your dad is Carl Sagan, your first lessons on death aren't sugar-coated. But they are nevertheless sweet and compassionate. That's how Sasha Sagan, Carl's daughter, describes them in a …

Kepler Finds 1st Earth-Size Planet In 'Habitable Zone' of Another Star

Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of …

Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

World leaders and Jewish groups condemned a leaflet handed out in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk in which Jews were told to "register" with the pro-Russian militants who have taken over a government office in an attempt to make Ukraine part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media.<p>…

Smallest speed jump of pulsar caused by billions of superfluid vortic

A team of astronomers, including Danai Antonopoulou and Anna Watts from the University of Amsterdam (Uva), has discovered that sudden speed jumps in …

Duplicate Records in physical file using RPGLE

New Discussion Post by ToddN2000The post Duplicate Records in physical file using RPGLE appeared first on IT Answers.

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An Internal Document Reveals How Terrified Apple Is Of Android

Re/code's Ina Fried reports that Samsung presented the document during its cross-examination of Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller.<p>The document, which was put together by an Apple sales team and was not intended to be seen by the general public, reveals that people inside Apple do worry about the …

NPR Investigates Televangelists; Underestimates Finances of Networks

Photo: <a href="http://taxcredits.net/">TaxCredits.net</a> - <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">Creative Commons</a><p>National …

North Korea: Rights Body Calls for Prosecuting Leadership

(Geneva) – The UN Human Rights Council sent a clear message on March 28, 2014 that North Korean leaders should be brought to justice through Security …

Putin’s New War on “Traitors”

On Monday morning, Andrei Zubov, a sixty-two-year-old history professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, heard a knock on his apartment door. When he opened it, a postman handed him an official telegram, requesting his presence that afternoon at the university’s personnel …

The solar panels of the future could be grown from bacteria

One day we could have conductive materials that grow, evolve, and self-repair. Researchers at MIT have taken the first steps to creating them. A new study (paywall) describes “living materials” that combine bacterial cells with nonliving materials that can conduct electricity and emit different …

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Google and Microsoft are using the cloud to track climate change

Data.gov is getting a whole lot greener thanks to its new section dedicated to climate information. The new channel is the product of President Obama's Climate Data Initiative (PDF), and pulls information that can help predict the effects of climate change and prevent any damage that may result. …

Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for 'irreversible collapse'?

A new study partly-sponsored by Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly unequal wealth distribution.<p>Noting that warnings of 'collapse' are often …

U.S. Quietly Gives Up Control Over The Internet

The new plan: a global governing body that will totally not at all be heavily influenced by the United States.<p>On Friday, the United States announced some very big news in a very boring way. The U.S. government is relinquishing its last official control over the internet. The phrasing chosen by the …

Gravitational waves: have US scientists heard echoes of the big bang?

There is intense speculation among cosmologists that a US team is on the verge of confirming they have detected "primordial gravitational waves" – an echo of the big bang in which the universe came into existence 14bn years ago.<p>Rumours have been rife in the physics community about an announcement …

Edward Snowden discusses NSA leaks at SXSW: 'I would do it again'

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower whose unprecedented leak of top-secret documents led to a worldwide debate about the nature of surveillance, insisted on Monday that his actions had improved the national security of the United States rather than undermined it, and declared that he would do it …

2014 March 9 - A Hole in Mars

<b>A Hole in Mars</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, JPL, U. Arizona<p><b>Explanation:</b> What created this unusual hole in Mars? The hole was discovered by chance in 2011 on …

10 Questions: Fmr. NATO Ambassador on What Comes Next in Ukraine

As tensions grow between the United States and Russia over Ukraine's Crimea region, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO and President of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Ivo Daalder breaks down the accelerating situation and possible outcomes. David interviewed him Thursday.<p>1) How would you grade …

6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain

We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls. …

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Ukraine Says Thousands of Russian Troops Have Crossed Border

Ukraine accused Russia of sending 6,000 additional troops into Crimea Saturday, deepening a crisis in which both sides accused each other of trying to destabilize the region.<p>Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk urged Moscow to cease what it called provocative actions, echoing a warning by …

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A Star in a Bottle

An audacious plan to create a new energy source could save the planet from catastrophe. But time is running out.<p>Years from now—maybe in a decade, maybe sooner—if all goes according to plan, the most complex machine ever built will be switched on in an Alpine forest in the South of France. The …