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Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Summer is nearly here, and it's bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. This potentially life-threatening virus is carried and transmitted by three types of ticks, including the deer tick that transmits Lyme disease.<p>Over the past decade, 75 cases have been reported in …


World’s smallest hard disk can write information atom by atom

Dutch scientists have created the world's smallest hard disk by developing a new rewritable storage technology capable of writing information atom by …

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has A Serious Problem

Earlier this year Microsoft warned users that Windows 7 has serious problems. I dismissed its claims as a desperate attempt to shift copies of Windows 10 (and I still do), but now Microsoft has warned of a new serious Windows 7 problem that is very real – even though it makes <i>no sense whatsoever</i>…<p>In …

Microsoft Windows

Goodyear's spherical, levitating tire proves nothing about autonomous cars will be normal

Self-driving cars are going to change the landscape of mobility so much that not even their <i>tires</i> are going to be normal. That is, if Goodyear is to …

Car Tech

Stunning Paper Cut Art from One Sheet of Paper

L’artiste Parth Kothekar, dont nous avons précédemment présenté le travail, signe de nouvelles créations de « paper art » qu’il réalise en découpant …


Wasp's Venom Could Be A Powerful 'Weapon Against Cancer,' Study Shows

A toxin in Polybia paulista's sting reportedly kills tumor cells without harming healthy ones.<p>Toxic, but life-saving?<p>It seems like an oxymoron, but scientists say the venom of <i>Polybia paulista</i>, a wasp native to Brazil, fits that description.<p>According to a study published in the Biophysical Journal …

New Construction Robot Lays Bricks 3 Times as Fast as Human Workers

A new construction worker has been lending high-efficiency help to job sites, laying bricks at almost three times the speed of a human worker. SAM …

This Tiny Robot Team Could Help Stop the No. 1 Killer in America

This year a few mice are set to become the first patients for a brand-new kind of heart disease treatment.<p>It’s a surgery being performed by tiny …

This electric car took almost a decade to build

We drive the Arcimoto SRK from Mark Frohnmayer's Oregon-based electric carmaker to see how the eighth-generation concept stacks up against previous prototypes.The last time we checked in with Arcimoto, the Oregon-based electric carmaker was on the fifth version of its "everyday electric" SRK …

Automotive Industry

Robot solves Rubik's cube in record 2.39 seconds

How long does it take for you to solve a Rubik's cube? Well, according to the official Rubik's page, it should not take you more than two minutes …

Take the Bus, Leave the Driver | HowStuffWorks NOW


Is This Glass Half Empty?


5 Gross Things That Make Cheese Delicious | What the Stuff?!


Early Birds vs Night Owls


Why do we want to eat baby feet? - Science on the Web #77


Nails on a Chalkboard - Science on the Web #83


What If Humans Disappeared?


Can You Be Scared To Death?


5 Things You Didn't Know About Einstein | What the Stuff?!

Albert Einstein

Does Your School Matter?


Carbide Explosions - Cool Science Experiment


The 9 BEST Scientific Study Tips


How To Draw An Impossible Shape | HowStuffWorks Animations


Why It's Impossible to Tune a Piano


Scientists have found a way to connect quantum electronics together

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum devices together, transmitting entanglement — and crucially the quantum properties that could deliver the next-generation of electronics. Sounds boring and complicated (it's not <i>too</i> complicated), but it's important, we promise. It all involves the …

Quantum Mechanics

First-ever legal drone delivery takes place in the U.S.

In a U.S.-first, drones made a delivery Friday with the blessing of regulators.<p>As part of a project called "Let’s Fly Wisely," medication was …

Virginia Tech

Cute robot politely shows self-awareness

A robot allegedly demonstrates basic self-awareness while attempting to solve a classic logic puzzle.<p>We're a very long way from a robot that can think like a human -- if, indeed, it's a possibility at all -- but if it is going to happen, several things have to fall into place.<p>One big step toward a …


Watch the first FAA-approved delivery drone drop medicine down to rural Virginians

Will your late night snacks be next?<p>On Friday of last week, the world of drones had a historic first when a unit operated by Flirtey picked up medical supplies from a regional airport in Virginia and flew them over rough, rural terrain before dropping them down to a medical clinic. There was no …

What It's Really Like to Use a Windows Phone

"What about Windows Phone?" I always ask app developers. Some of them laugh at my question.<p>What is it like to use a Microsoft Windows Phone?<p>Statistically speaking, most people never have. Windows Phones make up less than 3 percent of the global market for smartphones. Even in emerging markets, …

Microsoft's latest HoloLens demo is more realistic about its limitations

Microsoft revealed at E3 that the field of view for its HoloLens headset isn’t likely to get much better. It’s been a sticking point of the otherwise impressive headset, and it appears that Microsoft is now being more realistic about the limitations. In a new video released today, Microsoft …