A Homemade Hovercraft Made In The Garage. There are do-it-yourself projects like building a cupboard or redoing your driveway and then there is this guy, Colin Furze from the UK. A self proclaimed plumber with no formal education in engineering, Colin takes on some of the coolest diy projects every.

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The Future For Genetically Engineered Crops. There continuous to be much controversy around genetically engineered crops and animals. If fact many countries do not allow genetically engineered crops at all mostly due to the fear of the unknown and the risk of mutations occurring between GE crops and natural ones in the wild.

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The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident should serve as a wake-up call to nuclear plant operators and regulators on the critical importance of measuring, maintaining, and restoring cooling in spent fuel pools during severe accidents and terrorist attacks, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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Science Brings New Treatments For Brain Tumors. Great discoveries do come in small packages. Few know that better than Ann-Marie Broome, Ph.D., who feels nanotechnology holds the future of medicine with its ability to deliver powerful drugs in tiny, designer packages.

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New Advancements Into Making Rubber Products Stronger. In an article published in Carbon, Dr Aravind Vijayaraghavan and Dr Maria Iliut from Manchester have shown that adding a very small amount of graphene, the world’s thinnest and strongest material, to rubber films can increase both their strength and the elasticity by up to 50%.

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Dazzle Camouflage Really Dazzles. I have often wondered how effective some forms of camouflage are, especially for navy personnel and equipment. Now technology has brought us a very high tech type of adaptable camouflage using the same name of Dazzle but this is very different from before.

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New Method For Producing Quantum Dots. A method to produce significant amounts of semiconducting nanoparticles for light-emitting displays, sensors, solar panels and biomedical applications has gained momentum with a demonstration by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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The Future For Flying Nano-robots. Researchers have designed a flying robot that can perch on a wide range of surfaces, a new study reports. The work provides yet another example of how engineering can learn from nature to build the next generation of robots.

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Antarctic Glaciers Starting To Melt. We have been hearing for years that if global temperatures rose high enough that the ice in the Antarctic starts to melt, the world would soon become a very different place. Well here is the latest not so good, news on this.

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Searching the Universe May Now Be A Lot Easier. Looking up at the night sky so expansive and seemingly endless, stars and constellations blinking and glimmering like jewels just out of reach one finds that it is impossible not to wonder: Are we alone?

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