Measuring at just 2 x 2 x 2.2 inches this is the smallest Desktop PC. And it's running Linux, one more point for Linux coolness.
The universe can be a very strange place. While groundbreaking ideas such as quantum theory, relativity, and even the Earth going around the Sun might be commonly accepted now, science still continues to show that the universe contains things you mig...
Einstein for Everyone
When 2 steel balls are fused together, they can reach incredible speed simply by blowing on them.
Two new genera of leafhoppers have amazing waterproofing properties, and are happy to be herded about - by ants, writes Quentin Wheeler
: Researchers have developed the fastest yet self-healing polymer: The new class of materials dubbed "metallo-supramolecular polymers" heal after only one minute under UV light even when they're repeatedly cut. This could eventually lead to self-repa...
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If you consider yourself a geek, or aspire to the honor of geekhood, here's an essential checklist of must-have geek skills. The term ‘geek', once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual professio...
A surprising aerodynamic innovation in wind turbine design called the 'wind lens' could triple the output of a typical wind turbine, making it less costly than nuclear power.
Cornell researchers have built a robot that works out its own model of itself and can revise the model to adapt to injury. First, it teaches itself to walk. Then, when damaged, it teaches itself to limp.
Health & Medicine | biomaterials | What's the News: Engineers and patients dream of mechanical prosthetic limbs that can talk and listen to the brain, moving in response to thought and sending b
What's the News: Researchers have developed the fastest yet self-healing polymer: The new class of materials dubbed "metallo-supramolecular polymers" heal after only one minute under UV light even when they're repeatedly cut. This could eventually le...
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From "When the Robots Sing ‘Touch-A, Touch-A, Touch-Me,' the E-Skin Is Working," on the DISCOVER blog Science Not Fiction: That's right, e-skin. A group of scientists at UC-Berkeley devised a flexible mesh using nanowires to create a substance that r...
We've all dreamed of having superpowers at some point (today), and these are the rare cases where people actually got them.
Science of Everyday Things, containing articles about Real-Life Chemistry Vol 3 - Physics Vol 1