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Solar Impulse CEO says this can make air transport cheaper, cleaner, quieter and safer

Electric propulsion technology can potentially make air transport cheaper, quieter, safer and more environmentally friendly, according to one of the …

You Need To Give Up These Toxic Habits If You Want To Be Confident And Successful

Confidence plays a huge role in your success  —  eliminating these bad habits will immediately boost your self-esteem.<p>According to a study from the University of Melbourne, individuals that gain high confidence are more likely to earn high wages and be promoted earlier and more frequently.<p>If you …

Motivation

The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or manager, there’s no underestimating the power of motivation.<p>Motivation is what energizes, maintains, …

Three Everyday Foods Are Discovered to Be Powerful Weapons Against Prostate Cancer

Apples, curry, grapes: They all contain ingredients that can starve prostate cancer cells, potentially offering a new way to fight one of the …

CRISPR: Evolution Is in Humanity’s Hands

JENNIFER DOUDNA: Well, CRISPR is an acronym that actually represents a sequence of DNA letters in the genomes themselves. It is found in bacteria and …

Genetics

Researchers Have Traced The Genes For Antibiotic Resistance Back to Their Source

"We find the smoking gun."<p>In what could be compared to finding patient zero in an outbreak, researchers have traced genes for antibiotic resistance …

This 1 Skill Is the Fastest Way to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence (and Achieve All Your Personal and Professional Goals)

Stop talking about EQ and start boosting your self-awareness.<p>The only way that you change the world is by impacting other people. Although popular culture praises individuality--being self-sufficient and self-made through hard work--the truth is that no one becomes successful without influencing …

Self-improvement

Solar road surface to be tested on TRU Kamloops campus

Researchers at Thompson Rivers University are installing Canada’s first solar electric road surface in Kamloops.

Canada

What If You Could Filter Dirty Air Just By Riding A Bike?

Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde imagines a smog-clearing bike as a solution to China’s dual problems of road congestion and poor air quality—and a way to keep cyclists from inhaling excess pollution.<p>Riding a bike in a smoggy city–and sucking in exhaust from the tailpipes of the cars in front of …

Energy-generating 'artificial plants' turn greenhouse gases into clean air

Groundbreaking research from scientists at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and Florida State University could help in the fight against …

The Smart Solar Flower

<b>What is SmartflowerPOP?</b>Sourced from OnlineExpo It’s not exactly a flower, but it’s as close as a machine can get to looking pretty enough for a …

Avant-garde

Elon Musk Just Gave Us a Glimpse of His Latest Tool in the Fight Against Fossil Fuels

Trucking Along<p>Elon Musk had a lot to discuss at the recent TED convention held in Vancouver on Friday. In addition to offering updates on his …

‘At the End of the Cul-de-Sac’ is a Frightening Fable and a Filmmaking First

Short of the Day<p>A breakdown with extreme consequences.<p>We’re going to finish this week with something really, really neat, and a filmmaking first. The …

Flexible memory brings bendable smartphones one step closer

A cheaper, more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional flash storage is here: ultra high-speed, incredibly small, high capacity transparent and flexible memory. Scientists from the University of Exeter have presented a paper detailing the development of the new graphene-based storage …

Nanotech

ARM's latest CPUs are ready for an AI-powered future

ARM processor technology already powers many of the devices you use every day, and now the company is showing off its plans for the future with DynamIQ. Aimed squarely at pushing the artificial intelligence and machine learning systems we're expecting to see in cars, phones, gaming consoles and …

Jesus's tomb unveiled after $4m restoration

Wednesday’s ceremony will mark completion of nine-month renovation of most sacred monument in Christianity<p>The restored tomb in which Jesus’s body is believed to have been interred after his crucifixion will be officially unveiled at a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old …

Christianity

Researchers Think They're Getting Closer to Making Spray-On Solar Cells a Reality

Imagine a future when solar cells can be sprayed or printed onto the windows of skyscrapers or atop sports utility vehicles -- and at prices …

We're doomed (for a day): Paralyzing blizzard set to slam Philly, New York and Boston

So much for February's spring-like temperatures.<p>A potent blizzard is gathering strength in the Midwest and Southeast, destined to combine into one …

Tech trends we're most looking forward to in 2017

As the end of the year looms over the horizon, it’s time to take a look forward and mull over the next big thing in technology.<p>Like any year before, 2017 will bring its own problems and solutions, shaping up both the way we use and think about technology.<p>So without further ado, take a dive into the …

Storm as woman, 24, gets key Ukraine job

<b>Political storms are nothing new to Ukraine, but unusually the latest surrounds a young woman who has landed one of the country's top police and security jobs.</b><p>Anastasia Deyeva, 24, has been appointed a deputy interior minister, unprecedented for anyone of her age. And some Ukrainians think she is …

Russia

The First Tidal Generator in North America Is Now Online

The generator harnesses the power of the tides in the Bay of Fundy, and produces enough electricity to power 500 homes.<p>The first tidal generator in North America has gone online this month in the Bay of Fundy, and is expected to generate enough electricity to power 500 homes.<p>While most hydro …

North Atlantic 'weather bomb' tremor measured in Japan

<b>Seismologists in Japan have tracked, for the first time, a particular type of tiny vibration that wobbled through the Earth from the Atlantic seafloor.</b><p>It was started by a "weather bomb": the same low-pressure storm, off Greenland, which made UK headlines in late 2014.<p>Tiny tremors, of two types, …

North Atlantic

Earth broke dozens of climate records last year, annual 'checkup' shows

Earth's fever got worse last year, breaking dozens of climate records, scientists said in a massive report nicknamed the annual physical for the …

Climate Change

Google puts earthquake data directly in search results

For anyone who has had the pleasure of waking up to a rumbling apartment building, only to Google the USGS Earthquake map, the search giant is now saving you another click in your search results. Starting today, a Google search for "earthquake" or "earthquake near me" will put that same US …

Storm could be devastating for millionaires’ row

THERE may be more misery ahead for Collaroy mansion owners with wild weather predicted this weekend.

Weather

Volcanic Explosions Could Soon Be On The Rise Due To Climate Change

Climate change is responsible for a great deal of adverse weather problems we experience around the world today. From hotter days to heavier floods, …

Climate Change

The UN's Weather Agency Warns of 'Fundamental Change' in Climate

Pointing to data released on Monday that May was the hottest on record, the UN weather agency warned of “fundamental change” unfolding in the global …

New map reveals weather buoy journey after recording monster wave

A laboratory has released a map showing the path of a weather buoy ripped from its mooring after recording a massive 17.7-metre wave off the New …

Aerosols strengthen storm clouds, according to new study - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

An abundance of aerosol particles in the atmosphere can increase the lifespans of large storm clouds by delaying rainfall, making the clouds grow …

‘I can’t even tell you how many we’ve seen’: Alberta storm chaser following tornadoes in Kansas

Several possible tornadoes were reported across parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Colorado on Tuesday and a team of Albertans were there to …