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I went from multimillionaire to broke overnight — here's how I reinvented myself

You may dream of starting a new business. You could move across the country. You fall in and out of love. You lose a loved one.<p>In other words, life happens and it completely turns your life upside down.<p>Around four years ago, it seemed like I was living the dream. I successfully sold my startup, had …

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This water purifier generates electricity and creates Wi-Fi connections

<i>Watly is part of Telegraph Tech's Startup Saturday series. Every week, we will be profiling a British entrepreneur or startup inventing world-first products or solving gnarly problems using innovative tech.</i> <i>Tweet us at @TelegraphTech with your suggestions.</i><p>Imagine a machine that can turn contaminated …

This 20-year-old college dropout turned down Apple to launch a startup and is doing really well

Eight months later, that decision is really working out for him.<p>His company has raised $90,000 and, just a few months after the launch of an enterprise product, has already generated $150,000 in revenue, he tells us, and has grown from three employees to 21 employees since the end of …

The Quantum Physics Of A Sunny Day

After a long, exceedingly cold winter in the northeast US, we’re finally seeing signs of spring. The snow is gone, the birds are returning to our yard, and when my alarm clock wakes me and I stumble downstairs to walk the dog, the sun is nearly up.<p>I’m very happy about all of these things, but …

Nextear wireless earphones come with nifty multi-use charging case

The Nextear earphones pair as one entity over Bluetooth with any suitably-enabled smart device and communicate with each other to deliver a stereo …

Artificial photosynthesis breakthrough turns CO2 emissions into plastics and biofuel

Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley have created a hybrid system of bacteria and …

Existing skin medications may reverse effects of multiple sclerosis

It's a frustrating situation. There are already stem cells in the nervous system that are capable of repairing the damage done by multiple sclerosis, …

Multiple Sclerosis

New device enables ultra-sharp turns of light without losing energy

A team of researchers from the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP) and the University of Central Florida (UCF) has created a new device that allows …

Two new maglev speed records set in a single week in Japan

Central Japan Railway Company's high-speed maglev train has been busy setting records and then breaking them again in the past week. Most recently, …

Japan

Italian company hopes to market synthetic eyeballs

It sounds like science fiction, and in many ways it is, with a projected availability of around January 2027. But the concept provides a fascinating …

3D Bioprinting

New Atlas

David Nield July 10, 2018<p>Back in March, Apple launched a new entry-level iPad, and it seems Microsoft took note. The newly unveiled 10-inch Surface …

Artificial Intelligence

Tiny robots climb walls carrying more than 100 times their weight

Video: Super-strong robot pulls heavy loads<p>Mighty things come in small packages. The little robots in this video can haul things that weigh over 100 …

Robotics

Navy researchers make bulletproof glass out of clay

The US Naval Research Laboratory announced a major breakthrough in materials science on Thursday. After decades of research and development, the NRL has created a transparent, bulletproof material that can be molded into virtually any shape. This material, known as Spinel, is made from a synthetic …

Scientists create human stem cells through cloning

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than 15 years of failures by scientists around the world and one outright fraud, biologists have finally created human stem cells by the same technique that produced Dolly the cloned sheep in 1996: They transplanted genetic material from an adult cell into an egg …

Implantable device could allow for better-targeted cancer treatment

While there are a large number of approved cancer treatments, identifying which drugs are best suited to individual patients is extremely difficult …

Cancer

How to Build a Telescope Even More Powerful Than Hubble

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Chinese researchers alter embryo DNA: Do results cross ethical tripwires?

The study has added urgency to recent calls from scientists, ethicists, and leaders in the biotech industry to take immediate, serious steps globally …

Genetics

Tesla And Energy Storage: The Race To Power The Future

What if there were a way to modernize the nation’s energy grid while also helping bolster renewable energy production? According to Tesla’s innovative mastermind, Elon Musk, the development of massive batteries, which store energy produced from renewable resources, could become a reality within the …

When metals become insulators and back again, it's math to the rescue - ExtremeTech

When metals become insulators and back again, it’s math to the rescue<p>By on April 24, 2015 at 11:27 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

Carbon Dioxide

What Everyone Gets Wrong in the Debate Over Net Neutrality

Even Sunday night HBO watchers are worried the Federal Communications Commission will soon put an end to net neutrality.<p>Earlier this month, on the …

This Device Diagnoses Hundreds of Diseases Using a Single Drop of Blood

The digital health revolution is still stuck.<p>Tech giants are jumping into the fray with fitness offerings like Apple Health and Google Fit, but …

Prostate cancer could be 'switched off' with injection

Scientists have worked out how to stop tumours growing in a breakthrough which could switch off many cancers and even prevent blindness<p>Prostate cancer could be ‘switched off’ after scientists discovered a way to prevent deadly tumours from spreading.<p>Bristol and Nottingham universities found that a …

Ex-Nokians Crowdfund A Device To Democratize The Internet Of Things

Nokia’s exit from the mobile making market earlier this year, selling its devices division to Microsoft who went on to make swingeing staff cuts in the acquired division, has a silver lining in bolstering the local startup scene, via all this freed up expertise in connected devices.<p>Haltian, a …

Deep Sea Bugs Inspire New Method Of Destroying Cancer-Causing Pollutants

British scientists have cracked the secret of how microscopic deep sea creatures use an everyday vitamin to break down some of the most dangerous chemicals produced by human civilisation.<p>A researcher at the University of Manchester has spent 15 years studying microbes which use the vitamin B12 to …

D-Wave CEO: Our Next Quantum Processor Will Make Computer Science History (Video)

In a joint interview, D-Wave's Vern Brownell and DFJ's Steve Jurvetson discuss the weird world of quantum computing.<p>Things get weird at the atomic scale.<p>The rules of classical physics governing the objects we can see and touch break down. Particles can occupy two places at once or connect across …

Intel's new 18-core Haswell Xeon chips will try to preempt the ARM server onslaught - ExtremeTech

Intel’s new 18-core Haswell Xeon chips will try to preempt the ARM server onslaught<p>By on September 9, 2014 at 9:02 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

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Beartooth Keeps You Connected With Your Friends When The Cell Network Can’t

I can’t imagine that there’s anyone reading who hasn’t been in this situation: you’re at a conference, or a concert, or some other big event where you’re surrounded by way, <i>way</i> too many people. Your cell phone’s signal meter <i>promises</i> that everything is okay… and yet, nothing actually works.<p>The …