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Researchers at Colorado State University (CSU) have broken the efficiency record for nuclear fusion on the micro-scale. Using an ultra-fast, high-powered tabletop laser, the team's results were about 500 times more efficient than previous experiments. The key to that success is the target material: instead of a flat piece of polymer, the researchers blasted arrays of nanowires to create incre
The platypus has long fascinated scientists with its weirdly unique assortment of features making it one of the most unusual animals on the planet. Now a team of Australian researchers has found that platypus milk contains novel antimicrobial properties that could help scientists battle the global superbug threat...Continue Reading How platypus milk could help battle the global superbug threa
When Dr. Tarek Loubani travelled to Gaza to work as an ER physician, he found that stethoscopes were in short supply. Sometime later, he noticed that a toy stethoscope worked surprisingly well. This prompted him and a team from Canada's Western University to design a plastic stethoscope that can be made anywhere, using a 3D printer...Continue Reading Scientists design potentially life-saving
According to a new study, Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS) is growing taller even as the storm's perimeter continues to shrink. The GRS is a colossal swirling storm that has been raging continuously on Jupiter's cloud surface since its discovery in 1831, though its shape and size has altered dramatically in that time, and scientists aren't sure how much longer it will persevere...Continue Readi
To keep 21st century kids interested, classic toys have been getting high-tech makeovers lately, whether they be Hot Wheels cars, View-Master headsets or even just storybooks. Now, a new company known as Blok.Party is targeting tabletop gaming with PlayTable, a tablet-like gaming console that uses physical pieces and runs an operating system based on a blockchain...Continue Reading Blockchain
If you didn't know already, March 14th is Pi Day, as in 3/14 or 3.14. In observance of the occasion, Amsterdam-based "international ideas company" WE ARE Pi has created what it claims is the world's first rideable PiCycle – it's a fixie bike that's shaped like the Greek letter π, the symbol for Pi...Continue Reading One-off bike is as sweet as PiCategory: BicyclesTags: Art Carb
The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is one of the world's best known and most highly regarded, and such is its gravitas that in just 23 years, it has attracted one of the "big three" largest Tier-1 classic car auction hubs in the world to complement the central attraction. Every one of the 300 cars and motorcycles that made it onto the lawns of the 10th and 18th fairways of Amelia Island th
March 14 is Pi Day (3/14), and what better way to celebrate than with a brand new Raspberry Pi micro-computer board? The Raspberry Pi Foundation has today released the Pi 3 Model B+, with a more powerful CPU, improved wireless LAN performance and Gigabit wired networking...Continue Reading Raspberry Pi Model B gets more power, faster connectivityCategory: ComputersTags: Mini-PC
MB Architecture harnessed its extensive experience with shipping container-based projects while designing a new media lab for Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Comprising four recycled containers, the prefabricated building was delivered in two parts and installed in just half a day...Continue Reading Rome may not have been built in a day, but this shipping container media lab wa
To most of us, ice is just ice. But scientists have categorized no less than 16 types, created under different conditions and featuring different crystalline structures. Most of these have only been created in the lab, but now, geoscientists at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) have discovered a type known as Ice VII (seven) locked inside diamonds. This marks the first time the substa is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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