Popular Science

Scientific American

  • !A New Recipe for Counting Cranberries
    Estimating cranberry harvests involves tedious hand counting. But microwave analysis could change all that. Christopher Intagliata reports.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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  • !Snap, Crackle, Whop--How to Win the Wishbone
    Don’t crack under pressure! Explore the scientific—and sometimes sleazy—secrets to win a wish at this year’s Thanksgiving wishbone pull.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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  • !Should the Social Cost of Carbon Be Higher​?
    Scientists say that even under the Obama administration, the number may have been set too low-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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  • !Attacks on Media, Like Roy Moore's, Endanger Democracy
    Politicians who cry “fake news” in response to credible media investigations ultimately can provide cover for corruption and authoritarianism-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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  • !Cook the Perfect Turkey with Chemistry
    Don’t settle for limp, soggy turkey skin—use science when you roast your bird to get that perfect, crackling bite.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 14 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 3:00pm -

NanoTech Now

New Atlas

  • !DJI floats Black Friday deals across its entire drone range
    DJI has had an impressive year expanding its range of drones with its mid-sized Mavic Pro and tiny Spark, while also rebooting its Phantom 4 drone and unveiling FPV goggles. The pace of evolution in the drone industry is just remarkable but i…
    - 13 mins ago 23 Nov 17, 5:01am -
  • !The insane 1-megawatt electric on/off-road Miss R supercar
    Unlike Tesla, Taiwan's Xing Mobility isn't interested in becoming a car manufacturer. It just wants to prove the performance and reliability of its electric powertrain systems. And it's chosen to demonstrate its prowess with an absolutely lud…
    - 17 mins ago 23 Nov 17, 4:57am -
  • !New technique stops bacteria teaching each other how to become antibiotic resistant
    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are poised to become one of the most urgent global health catastrophes in the next few decades, if we don't do anything about it. Now researchers at the University of Montreal (UdeM) may have created a new weapon…
    - 30 mins ago 23 Nov 17, 4:44am -
  • !Rugged forest beauty finds a home in the Acadia tiny house
    The Acadia National Park in Maine, US, is home to thousands of acres of thick, coastal woodlands that explode in color each fall, and it is these dramatic palettes that have inspired one of Wind River Tiny Homes' latest creations. The Acadia…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 2:20am -
  • !The FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order demolishes net neutrality
    In December 2016 President Trump appointed Ajit Pai as chairman of the FCC. Upon accepting the position Pai declared, "We need to fire up the weed whacker and remove those rules that are holding back investment, innovation, and job creation."…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 2:04am -

MIT Tech Review

ComputerWorld

  • !The best mobile threat defense is mobile threat detection
    As enterprises push ahead with mobile-first strategies – and employee smartphones and tablets increasingly become business tools – the importance of mobile threat defense (MTD) is growing.Using mobile threat detection and defense, however, is no…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 11:34am -
  • Speech recognition grows up and goes mobile
    For three decades this was speech recognition: You would talk to your computer, typically using a head-mounted microphone and either the unpublicized speech-recognition app in Microsoft Windows or a version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, from Nuance Co…
    - 3 days ago 20 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • The top 5 problems with blockchain
    While blockchain appears ready to upend business processes and trust models across a myriad of industries, it's still in its early days and the various iterations of the distributed ledger already in use are far from vetted.To read this article in fu…
    - 13 days ago 10 Nov 17, 11:11am -
  • 10 wireless chargers for Apple's new iPhone X
    From wired to wireless chargingImage by AppleThe iPhone X is finally here, and among its many attributes, such as Face ID technology, it supports native wireless charging – just as the iPhone 8 line does.To read this article in full, please click h…
    - 20 days ago 3 Nov 17, 10:00am -
  • Blockchain’s explosive growth pushes job skills demand to No. 2 spot
    Blockchain developers now rank second among the top 20 fastest-growing job skills, and job postings for workers with those skills have more than doubled this year.Taking second fiddle only to robotics specialists, blockchain technologists are adverti…
    - 20 days ago 2 Nov 17, 8:47pm -

GizMag - Emerging Tech

  • !The insane 1-megawatt electric on/off-road Miss R supercar
    Unlike Tesla, Taiwan's Xing Mobility isn't interested in becoming a car manufacturer. It just wants to prove the performance and reliability of its electric powertrain systems. And it's chosen to demonstrate its prowess with an absolutely ludic…
    - 17 mins ago 23 Nov 17, 4:57am -
  • !New technique stops bacteria teaching each other how to become antibiotic resistant
    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are poised to become one of the most urgent global health catastrophes in the next few decades, if we don't do anything about it. Now researchers at the University of Montreal (UdeM) may have created a new weapon i…
    - 30 mins ago 23 Nov 17, 4:44am -
  • !Rugged forest beauty finds a home in the Acadia tiny house
    The Acadia National Park in Maine, US, is home to thousands of acres of thick, coastal woodlands that explode in color each fall, and it is these dramatic palettes that have inspired one of Wind River Tiny Homes' latest creations. The Acadia ti…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 2:20am -
  • !The FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order demolishes net neutrality
    In December 2016 President Trump appointed Ajit Pai as chairman of the FCC. Upon accepting the position Pai declared, "We need to fire up the weed whacker and remove those rules that are holding back investment, innovation, and job creation." A…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 2:04am -
  • !Gamma rays from lightning found to create antimatter in the air
    Lightning is one of Earth's most energetic events, but there's much more to it than just a flashing fork and the rumble of thunder. Lightning strikes have been known to generate gamma rays, and now a team of Japanese researchers has found that…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 1:58am -

MedGadget

  • Abderma, a High Absorbency and Retention Material for Wound Applications
    On our visit to Med in Ireland medtech industry event, we had a chance to check out some cool indigenous materials engineering that goes on in Ireland to benefit medtech. Specifically, ATD emolda, a company based outside of Dublin, was showing off it…
    - 1 day ago 21 Nov 17, 6:16pm -
  • Medgadget Visits Med in Ireland to Check Out Europe’s Medtech Hub
    Ireland was once a poor country. Agriculture was its main output and Guinness its ambassador to the world. Things have drastically changed in the last couple of decades, so much so that Ireland is now the fastest growing economy in Europe and one of…
    - 1 day ago 21 Nov 17, 5:46pm -
  • A Report from the Diabetes Professional Care Conference in London
    Now in its third year, DPC2017 offered attendees in London an impressive array of presentations, debates, workshops, and networking opportunities. The two-day event at the Olympia featured contributions from over a hundred world experts covering all…
    - 2 days ago 20 Nov 17, 8:51pm -
  • Genome Editing Primes T-Cells to Attack Cancer
    Scientists at Cardiff University in the UK have found a way to enhance the cancer-destroying ability of T-cells through DNA editing. The research team used CRISPR genome editing technique to remove the receptors naturally present on T-cells, and inst…
    - 2 days ago 20 Nov 17, 8:27pm -
  • New Cell Culture Technique For High Speed, Continuous Cell Production
    Researchers at Newcastle University in the UK have developed a new cell culture technique that allows scientists to produce enormous quantities of cells using a very small growth area. The key to the method is a “peptide amphiphile” coating that…
    - 2 days ago 20 Nov 17, 7:08pm -

NextGov - Emerging Tech

Emerging EdTech

  • Random Hacks of Kindness Jr – Kids Designing Apps to Better Our World
    Non-Profit Organization Holds Hack-a-thons With Students Who Consider how to Help Other Non-Profit Causes I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Patrice Gans, founder and Executive Director of...[Please click on the post title to continue read…
    - 2 days ago 21 Nov 17, 12:22pm -
  • App Ed Review Roundup – Apps We’re Thankful For!
    Whether it be turkey, family, friends, health, or edtech, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what we are grateful for in our lives. How different would our classrooms be without edtech and...[Please click on the post title to continue reading the…
    - 3 days ago 20 Nov 17, 12:52pm -
  • Instructional Tech and Teaching Tweet Wrap for w/e 11-18-17
    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 … have some fun this week...[Please click on the post title to continue reading…
    - 4 days ago 19 Nov 17, 2:08pm -
  • Virtual Reality in Education: Changing Expectations, Opportunities, Accessibility, & More
    A new generation of VR tech has the potential to transform education all over the world – what role could it play in your classroom? Virtual reality technology has finally reached the point...[Please click on the post title to continue reading the…
    - 9 days ago 14 Nov 17, 12:38pm -
  • EdTech and Teaching Tweet Recap w/e 11-11-17
    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 … first, this is really odd...[Please click on the post title to continue readi…
    - 11 days ago 12 Nov 17, 3:10pm -

PwC - Emerging Tech

Core77

  • !Reader Submitted: This Redesigned Tea Bag Gives You Total Control Over Flavor
    Aromea is a twist on the tea bag that gives you control over the strength of your tea. Its unique functionality lies in the innovative yet simplistic design of the packaging. Each bag features a two-axis, squeezing paper mechanism that allows you to…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 7:25pm -
  • !Today's Urban Design Observation: The Street Lounge Has Been Eradicated!
    Looks like someone's gonna have a crappy Thanksgiving: The makeshift Baxter Street Lounge I've been writing about…The lounge, in happier days…has been shut down! Passed it this morning to see this:All gone.So much for the holiday spirit. I though…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 7:11pm -
  • !An Escape Room for YouTube Makers and Contractors
    This is a fun watch. Lowe's created an escape room, but rather than being one where you need to solve mindbenders to get out, this one requires fabricating skills and an ability with tools. Then they threw a contractor, an electrician, and YouTube ma…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 6:52pm -
  • !How to Get Bentwood Results Without Steaming: You Can Buy Bendable Hardwood
    Want to design a furniture piece or interior that incorporates bentwood, but don't want to deal with the hassle of steaming? A company called Pure Timber produces Cold-Bend™ hardwood, which lets you skip right to the clamping/bending step. Check th…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 2:44pm -
  • !An Animated Visualization of the Porsche 911's Design Evolution
    The amazing thing about the Porsche 911 is that it's essentially had the same form for over 50 years.At least, in broad strokes. With this animation from Donut Media, you can see that what we think of as subtle design changes were actually rather sig…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 2:29pm -