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Top ten emerging technologies which will change your life

Computers controlled by thought and other cutting edge developments have been named in a list of the top ten technologies which could shape our future<p>Computers operated by the power of thought, wearable technology and advanced cancer treatments are among the top ten emerging technologies which will …

Is Planet Earth Under New Management?

A hundred million years from now, when we're all dead and gone, a team of geologists will be digging in a field somewhere ...<p>... and they will discover, buried in the rocks below, a thin layer of sediment — very thin, about the width of a cigarette paper, says British stratigrapher Jan Zalasiewicz. …

The 2013 Microscope Images of the Year

The yawning trap of a carnivorous plant has taken First Prize in the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition. Igor Siwanowicz, a …

Researchers 3D Print a Whale Graveyard So They Can Study It Later

After road construction on the Pan-American Highway revealed a mysterious whale graveyard in Chile, researchers scrambled to figure out why so many …

How Uncle Sam Is Helping to Feed the Honeybees

When I wrote a cover story last August about the plight of the honeybees, I didn’t think I’d still be talking about it half a year later. Yet this …

Scientists pinpoint exotic new particle called quantum droplet | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the field of quantum physics, you could call this a droplet in the bucket.<p>A microscopic "quantum droplet" - a new quasiparticle discovered by JILA physicists - is pictured in this artist's conception obtained by Reuters February 26, 2014. …

Robot Swarm: A Flock Of Drones That Fly Autonomously

Can drones, the small unmanned aircraft that are at the forefront of fields from warfare to commercial delivery systems, fly without human intervention? A team of Hungarian researchers answers yes, having created 10 drones that self-organize as they move through the air.<p>The team based its creation …

The business of bleeding horseshoe crabs

Every year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive by biomedical companies, according to a fascinating story in <i>The Atlantic</i>. The blood, colored baby blue because it contains copper, coagulates when it detects bacteria and can therefore be used to test for contamination. The …

Two-Bite Sweets

Easy to consume in just one or two bites, these truffles, cookies, chocolates, and other sweets make elegant treats for …

Dessert

13 staple herbs and spices I always have in my kitchen

When you are cooking, you probably don’t think twice about adding a dash of salt. But what about a little star anise or a few Sichuan peppercorns? …

West Indies

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