Stephen Alderdice

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Oil Spill Help: New Coating Quickly Separates Oil From Water  by...

<b>Oil Spill Help: New Coating Quickly Separates Oil From Water</b><p>by Michael Keller<p>Scientists at Durham University in the UK have developed a coating that …

Electrifying Infrastructure: Conductive Concrete Brings Smart Cities Closer

Decking out infrastructure with wires and sensors is the goal of many future-leaning urban planners and architects who are working to realize the …

Science Fixes Unhealthy Grilling Problem With Beer

Breaking news just in from the Txchnologist Memorial Day grilling desk (actually, the study was published in March, but let’s just go with it):<p>Anyone …

Txchnologist

<b>Material Heals Like Living Things</b><p>by Michael Keller<p>It’s pretty common to nick yourself while making dinner. You lose some blood. It hurts a bit, …

The magic of magnetism displayed in an episode of “Excursions in Science,” a series of educational shorts GE produced in the 1930s.

The magic of magnetism displayed in an episode of “Excursions in Science,” a series of educational shorts GE produced in the 1930s.

The ultimate goal

Unplanned downtime is costly. A single data centre outage can cost $7,900/minute, while African firms lose 6-20% of their sales to power outages each …

Data sciences help meet the challenges of the 21st century

Mass disruption<p>By 2020, the number of data-sharing devices will reach 28.1bn (from 9.1bn today). Data science will analyse the information generated, …

Electronic musician Matthew Dear and GE Acoustics Engineer Andrew Gorton team up to turn the sounds of badass machines into music. Watch the video on YouTube, and download the track at SoundCloud.

Electronic musician Matthew Dear and GE Acoustics Engineer Andrew Gorton team up to turn the sounds of badass machines into music. Watch the video on …

Squeezing Liquid Fuel From The Sun

Earlier this month, we spotlighted promising research that has successfully produced biofuel by feeding electricity to bacteria. If it can scale up, …