A New Invention of Reinvention. An engineering research team at the University of Alberta has invented a new transistor that could revolutionize thin-film electronic devices.Their findings, published in the prestigious science journal Nature Communications, could open the door to the development of flexible electronic devices with applications as wide-ranging as display technology to medical imaging […]

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DiY Project of the Week – An Inexpensive Underwater Breathing Apparatus. Here is one for the water enthusiast out there. Scuba gear can be very expensive and often it is more than you really need for enjoying swimming underwater in relatively shallow water. Off course you can buy a small tank of spare air and […]

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Researchers Discover Four New Elements in 2016. An element is defined as a substance that is made entirely from one type of atom. Since the year 2000 there have been 5 new elements discovered, that is until now. This year researchers have discovered 4 new elements and here is how they found them.

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A Gas Pump Fire From Static Discharge is Preventable. When I was kid, I Ioved to drag my feet on the carpet and give my sister a shock. I fashioned a ring out of wire that could deliver the charge via a sharp point and maximize the impact. I was a rotten brother. Anyways shocks […]

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The Answer to the Question of How the Moon Came to Be. Have you ever stared at the moon on a clear night and wondered why is it so round or where did it come from? Maybe not but for sure I have, well here is the answer and no, it is not made of […]

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Hydrogen Peroxide in Manufacturing Processes May Soon Be More Common. Chlorine is an element that can be found in the manufacturing of all sorts of products ranging from polyurethane used in car seats to paper made from bleached wood pulp. Chlorine is very good at activating the strong bonds of molecules, which allows manufacturers to […]

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New Study Suggests that Hypnosis Provides Sedation. I have never been a big believer in hypnosis. I has always seemed like a lot of hokum to me. Supposedly many people have managed to stop smoking using hypnosis and there of lots of experts to say you can lose weight the same way. 

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Can a Tiger Change His Stripes? Have you ever wondered why a Zebra has stripes but a horse does not? I have, but how about the mechanism that decides the color, thickness,orientation and number of these stripes? How does this happen again and again with striped creatures all over the world?

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UK Mechanical and Civil Engineering Combine to Gives an Amazing Bridge. If you have a fear of high bridges as many people do, then travelling to many places in the world can be very stressful. The engineering challenge when it comes to allowing vehicles to pass over bridges easily is that you often also have […]

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Space weather mainly solar events such as solar proton storms, sunspots, flares etc are capable of having catastrophic effects here on earth. Satellites in orbit being electronic in nature are very much effected by changes magnetic fields and radiation. 

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