Popular Science

  • !How to become a space tourist: 8 companies (almost) ready to launch
    Space How much are you willing to pay to become an astronaut? From heavy-hitters to newcomers to the space tourism scene, here are the most recent commercial space programs that would love to take you out of this world—for a…
    - 7 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 10:00pm -
  • !11 easy ways you can help save the planet this Earth Day
    Environment Little changes can make a big difference Don’t let the scope of the problem get you down. Here are concrete things that you (yes, you!) can do to help make the world a better place.
    - 10 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 7:30pm -
  • !Anyone can compost their food waste (and everyone should)
    Environment And it doesn’t have to smell. If you think composting is a dirty, unpleasant activity, that’s far from the truth. It can be really fun, like one big science experiment. Here’s how to get started:…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 6:30pm -
  • !Here’s an amazing new picture of the Lagoon Nebula to celebrate Hubble’s 28th birthday
    Space Happy birthday to the best space telescope ever! Love, PopSci. It’s pretty amazing even with low-tech binoculars or higher-tech telescopes. But to really appreciate the scale of the nebula, check out this new view of the nebul…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 6:00pm -
  • !Five rad and random products I found this week
    Gadgets The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 45. My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are ingenious or clever or ridiculously cheap. Often times, thes…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 5:30pm -

Scientific American

NanoTech Now

New Atlas

  • !Part spider web, part cocoon, Sky-Pod tent dangles cozily over the forest floor
    Cushy hammock or bed of rocks and twigs? It doesn't sound like a hard decision, which might be why tree tents and hammock shelters have exploded in popularity. The latest to find its way across our desk is the Sky-Pod, a dangling, semi-rigid,…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 3:48am -
  • !Online sexual predators may get caught by CATT
    It's a sad fact that pedophiles often hang out in online chatrooms, looking to strike up conservations with unsuspecting children. In the worst cases, they arrange face-to-face meetings, resulting in sexual assault. A new algorithm, however,…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 9:37pm -
  • !Review: 2018 Honda CR-V checks the boxes, hits the marks
    The Honda CR-V is a top seller in the compact crossover-SUV market in North America, and there's good reason for that. It hits the mark for most people shopping in this segment, checking off boxes like safety, comfort, and everyday performanc…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 7:56pm -
  • !Apple's new recycling robot takes apart 200 iPhones an hour
    It's often tempting to think that if Apple had its way, iPhone users would be replacing their phones every year. As it is, there are a lot of traded-in iPhones that need recycling – and that's where the company's new Daisy robot comes in...…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 7:41pm -
  • !Zaha Hadid Architects goes back to school with robot-made classrooms
    Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled plans for a new primary school. Consisting of large vaulted structures that promise a pleasant and daylight-filled learning environment, the Lushan Primary School in Jiangxi Province, China, will also…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 6:54pm -

MIT Tech Review

ComputerWorld

  • Wireless charging over distance just got a boost
    Wireless charging at distance company Ossia has partnered with electronics manufacturer Molex to boost development of its first products, which it said should be available this year.Unlike today's most popular wireless chargers, which require devices…
    - 3 days ago 18 Apr 18, 10:36am -
  • Two vendors now sell iPhone cracking technology – and police are buying
    Law enforcement interest in iPhone encryption-cracking hardware from two new companies is a strong indication that Apple no longer claims the mobile security high ground."What this means, if it's true, is that people who thought all of their communic…
    - 8 days ago 13 Apr 18, 5:17pm -
  • How blockchain could solve the internet privacy problem
    Fintech firms, software makers, telecom providers and other businesses have joined forces develop a blockchain-based network that will enable anyone to exchange digital credentials online and without the risk of unintentionally exposing any private d…
    - 12 days ago 9 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • Mind-reading tech is here (and more useful than you think!)
    Here’s a thought: Mind-reading software is not only ready for commercial use, but it will actually be of practical use in everyday business applications.But wait, you say. That’s creepy, invasive and useless. Read this column, though, and you jus…
    - 14 days ago 7 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • Facial recognition tech moves from smartphones to the boardroom
    Facial recognition technology, which has begun to gain traction on mobile devices like the iPhone X and various Android smartphones, could soon show up at work – and at the airport.The technology uses a person's face to authenticate their identity,…
    - 22 days ago 30 Mar 18, 10:03am -

GizMag - Emerging Tech

  • !Part spider web, part cocoon, Sky-Pod tent dangles cozily over the forest floor
    Cushy hammock or bed of rocks and twigs? It doesn't sound like a hard decision, which might be why tree tents and hammock shelters have exploded in popularity. The latest to find its way across our desk is the Sky-Pod, a dangling, semi-rigid, t…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 3:48am -
  • !Online sexual predators may get caught by CATT
    It's a sad fact that pedophiles often hang out in online chatrooms, looking to strike up conservations with unsuspecting children. In the worst cases, they arrange face-to-face meetings, resulting in sexual assault. A new algorithm, however, is…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 9:37pm -
  • !Review: 2018 Honda CR-V checks the boxes, hits the marks
    The Honda CR-V is a top seller in the compact crossover-SUV market in North America, and there's good reason for that. It hits the mark for most people shopping in this segment, checking off boxes like safety, comfort, and everyday performance.…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 7:56pm -
  • !Apple's new recycling robot takes apart 200 iPhones an hour
    It's often tempting to think that if Apple had its way, iPhone users would be replacing their phones every year. As it is, there are a lot of traded-in iPhones that need recycling – and that's where the company's new Daisy robot comes in...C…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 7:41pm -
  • !Zaha Hadid Architects goes back to school with robot-made classrooms
    Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled plans for a new primary school. Consisting of large vaulted structures that promise a pleasant and daylight-filled learning environment, the Lushan Primary School in Jiangxi Province, China, will also be…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 6:54pm -

MedGadget

  • !BioSig Technologies Announces FDA 510(k) Submission for PURE EP (A Follow-up Interview)
    Last year, Medgadget spoke with BioSig Technologies about the company’s PURE EP System for detection of cells that cause arrhythmias. PURE EP is a surface electrocardiogram and intracardiac multichannel recording system that acquires, processes,…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 7:16pm -
  • !Amazing New Microscope Looks Deep Through Cells in Living Tissues
    A team of researchers from Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard, Stony Brook, Caltech, and UC Berkeley have developed a remarkable new microscope for looking at living cells in 3D still inside the body. The microscope relies on a technique dubbe…
    - 13 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 4:09pm -
  • !New Organ Preservation Device Keeps Livers Alive Longer and Better for Transplanation
    The success of a liver transplant is significantly limited by the quality of the donor organ. Currently this results in a severe shortage of acceptable organs, as many potential organs do not tolerate the static cold storage (SCS) of the conventional…
    - 14 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 3:52pm -
  • New Glasses Slow Down Myopic Progression in Children
    Scientists working at Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a lenses for glasses that are able to slow down myopic progression in children. The center of the lens works as in a common pair of glasses, adjusting for myopia and astigmatism, w…
    - 1 day ago 19 Apr 18, 10:09pm -
  • Genetically Engineered Tattoo Shows Up if Person Has Cancer
    As everyone knows, early diagnosis brings the best chance of fighting cancer. At ETH Zurich, a Swiss technical university, researchers genetically modified skin cells to produce a tattoo that makes itself visible only when the person wearing it has s…
    - 1 day ago 19 Apr 18, 10:05pm -

NextGov - Emerging Tech

Emerging EdTech

  • Exploring Campus Nexus’ Powerful Forms Builder and Workflow Functionality
    The SIS Provider has Delivered a Powerful Tool Set to Support Custom Forms, Workflows, and Much More As I write this, I am at CampusInsight, the annual user conference from Campus Management....[Please click on the post title to continue reading the…
    - 3 days ago 18 Apr 18, 11:59am -
  • Academics and Technology Tweet Wrap, w/e 04-14-18
    Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week in the wrap … the move away from the...[Please click on the post title to continue reading…
    - 6 days ago 15 Apr 18, 12:11pm -
  • How to Publish a Paid Course Using WizIQ
    WizIQ Virtual Classroom and LMS software has been used by over 400,000 educators globally. WizIQ comes with an integrated eCommerce to collect payments online. You can create paid courses as well as...[Please click on the post title to continue read…
    - 11 days ago 10 Apr 18, 10:54am -
  • Teaching and Tech Tweet Wrap, w/e 04-07-18
    Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week in the wrap … explore nine lessons that...[Please click on the post title to continue readi…
    - 13 days ago 8 Apr 18, 1:04pm -
  • You Need to be Available to Meet With Your Students. How can Technology Help?
    The time we spend in school has a huge impact on our lives. It is in these environments that we get exposed to new things, knowledge, entire fields of study, and begin to consider on the career path...[Please click on the post title to continue read…
    - 16 days ago 5 Apr 18, 12:02pm -

PwC - Emerging Tech

Core77

  • !An Interview with Jonathan Ward, Founder of Icon
    Every designer's dream is to create the exact object they envision, unhindered by accountants, marketers and planned obsolescence. Industrial designers among you, think of every project you've worked on where the best engineering and materials were p…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 12:57am -
  • !This Brilliant Japanese Labor-Saving Device Makes Farming WAY Easier
    This is the best of what good industrial design has to offer. The Paperpot Transplanter, a Japanese invention for farmers, lets one person do in minutes what ordinarily takes an hour: Transplanting with the Paperpot Transplanter from Permaculture Voi…
    - 15 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 2:26pm -
  • !Bondo Basics for Designers and Modelmakers, Part 2
    Here in Part 2 of his series on Bondo basics, industrial designer Eric Strebel shows you how you can use polyester body filler to go straight from sketching to hands-on, to create complex 3D forms for prototyping. If you don't have access to a 3D pri…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 1:33pm -
  • Reader Submitted: Hyperqube
    The Hyperqube is a modular cubistic lighting system out of glass. The LED light engine is dimmable via App or DALI. The modularity offers countless possibilities in color, size and form. The hyperqube is a pendant and floor light which can be customi…
    - 1 day ago 19 Apr 18, 8:02pm -
  • Taking Your Business Seriously Without Taking Yourself Too Seriously 
    From corporate to freelance to side hustle to small, energetic company, Steph Hoff has experienced just about every type of workplace culture through her career. Her innate sense of style and a savvy awareness of street culture give her a unique lens…
    - 1 day ago 19 Apr 18, 7:08pm -