Sharon Clark

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Nanowire sensor converts pressure into light, may lead to super-sensitive touch devices (updated)

Outside of pen input, pressure sensors don't get much love these days. However, Georgia Tech has just built an extremely accurate sensor that could give pressure-based devices their due. When a user pushes down on the new invention, its grid of zinc-oxide nanowires emits light that's captured by …

Here are some hurdles the Hyperloop could face

Advertisement<p>33 Comments<p>Credit: Elon Musk<p>If a prototype of the Hyperloop – Elon Musk’s futuristic superfast train – ever gets built, it will have to …

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An amazing encounter with a 7meter Whale Shark Dahab, Egypt (May 2012) Client: Duiken © www.rudgr.com

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Va. gov race key to Medicaid's fate?

You won’t see it listed on the ballot, but a major piece of Obamacare could be decided by Virginia voters this November.<p>The fate of the Medicaid expansion in Virginia could hinge on whether Democrat Terry McAuliffe or Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli — who boosted his national profile …

The adventure playground of the Azores

The remote Portuguese archipelago is finally getting the recognition it deserves – with jewel-coloured lakes to kayak, misty laurel forests to hike and sparkling lava tubes to explore.<p>Asking someone to find the Azores on a map would probably have drawn a blank look a decade ago when the remote …

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Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

<b>Street painting</b>, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that …

15 Volcanic Eruptions Seen from Space

A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet’s surface or crust, which allows hot magma, volcanic ash and gases to escape from the magma chamber …

New MIT software makes it easier to design complex 3D printed objects

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab<p>Most consumer 3D printers print in hard plastic. That’s suitable …

It Takes an iVillage

Inside Flipboard / May 6, 2013<p>Launched in 1995, iVillage is the <i>grand dame</i> of women’s sites. Like so many dotcoms born during the Web’s infancy, only …