Engineered Nanoparticles – Cancer Drugs Fighting Tumors. It is not often that you see the words ” shape shifting” and “nanoparticles” in the same sentence right? Leave it to one team from a Canadian University to come up with such a cool title.

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One of the best ways to develop an understanding of large solar pv farms would be to help build one. Maybe the second best way is to watch a time lapse video of one being built from start to finish. 

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A Quantum Computer on the Horizon? Researchers at the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering and the University of Konstanz have demonstrated the ability to generate a quantum logic operation, or rotation of the qubit, that surprisingly is intrinsically resilient to noise as well as to variations in the strength or duration of the […]

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The first successful detection of gases in the atmosphere of a super-Earth reveals the presence of hydrogen and helium, but no water vapour, according to UCL researchers. The exotic exoplanet, 55 Cancri e, is over eight times the mass of Earth and has previously been dubbed the ‘diamond planet’ because models based on its mass […]

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New Virtual Reality Research The Virtual Soldier Research Program at the University of Iowa has been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the Office of Naval Research to create a simulation program to predict and prevent musculoskeletal injuries in U.S. Marines–one of the leading medical problems impeding military readiness.

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Fresh meat, may no longer be the best tasting. If you are a vegetarian or vegan this news will mean absolutely nothing to you. However meat lovers may find it very interesting and maybe counter-intuitive to conventional wisdom. As a meat eater we have always been taught that freshness is king right?

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The Problem With Ethanol. Ethanol from corn or other feedstocks is used as alternative fuel around the world but with the exception of Brazil it has not been accepted as a viable alternative. So what is the problem?

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The Future is Unclear for Smart Office Furniture. Nissan has offered up a bit robotic weirdness. I mean I know they have been working on self driving cars but now they have revealed that their engineers have designed some really smart office chairs. Really smart…

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How to Store Electronic Data. Since the early days of photography, people have worried about how to protect their photographs from damage and aging. When we moved to the digital age it seemed like this worry, not just for photo’s but all data should be behind us right? Wrong..

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Making Hydrogen Using Sunlight to Split Water. In the global battle to rid ourselves of fossil fuels, hydrogen often is presented as a way forward. As a energy carrier, hydrogen is not so attractive as it must be highly compressed and cooled to have sufficient energy per volume and it is not so easy to […]

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