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Readers may be familiar with the self-driving car, an emerging technology that offers both promise and peril. Google is perhaps the most high-profile developer of self-driving technology, though it is far
WIDC was designed as both a functional center, but also as a showcase of the durability and design potential of timber. The bottom floor and foundation are made from reinforced concrete, but the remainder
The aim is to provide creative and comfortable spaces for children where they can grow learn and “play” This is achieved through the proposed modular design that offers the end user with the
Last month, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology voted along party lines to cut funding allocations that enable NASA to study changing climate patterns through their Earth Science program.
If optical illusions strike your fancy, this dramatic mirrored sconce might be the closest you'll come to observing infinity. The illuminated hexagonal Stella mirror completely stopped us in our tracks at
Widely used by the Roman Empire to construct enduring architectural wonders, concrete has proven to be one of the most durable building materials. Though concrete reigns supreme, that does not mean it
If your spidey sense has been tingling recently, this awesome arachnid discovery may be the cause. Scientists at the University of Trento, Italy had the brilliant idea of combining spider silk, one of
Software engineer Markus Loeffler wants to help consumers reduce dependency on the electric grid while saving on electric costs. “One Fridge off the Grid” was initially conceived during a power outage
Fog photo from Shutterstock Plants and certain animals like the fog beetle can survive in very arid regions because they've developed ways of absorbing minute amounts of water from the atmosphere.
All fish are cold-blooded, right? Not anymore, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries' Southwest Fisheries Science Center. NOAA researchers published a paper in
Newsfeeds have been abuzz lately with discussions about the safety of Google’s self-driving cars. On the heels of the news that none of the autonomous vehicles were at fault in the motor vehicle
You can become a backer of one of the coolest space programs in this universe. Bill Nye—yep, The Science Guy—has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fuel The Planetary Society, which will help make
London’s Wilkinson Eyre Architects reveal plans to refurbish three King’s Cross gasholders into mixed use buildings
Plans for the refurbishment of three King's Cross gasholders have been released by Wilkinson Eyre Architects. The Siamese Triplet gasholders, named for their interconnected frames, will define the
Ever wondered how your backyard chicken can cluck around all day in summer without roasting, or how fish swim in sun-drenched waters to no apparent ill-effect? A team of researchers from Oregon State
The development of biofuels for use in airplanes has been something of a slow process, with both Air Canada and Boeing utilizing a biofuel made from used cooking oil—combined with conventional jet
It’s small, cute, and sleek. Just another smart car, though? Hardly. The EO Smart Connecting Car 2, or “EOscc2” for short, does things like no other smart car we’ve seen, except maybe in sci-fi
Dr. Dak Kopec, Architectural Psychologists and Director of the Boston Architectural College’s (BAC) Master of Design Studies (MDS) in Design for Human Health (DHH) led a team of Graduate students in the
If you were waiting to go to the International Space Station until they had good coffee, well, NOW you can go. Like any good Italian, Samantha Cristoforetti is fond of her morning cuppa. In particular,
Tesla CEO Elon Musk never does anything in halves. Just after 9am on May 6, 2015 in Cape Canaveral, his company SpaceX tested its Crew Dragon spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to space by 2017. The
When Chevy unveiled the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, Chevy revealed everything from the Volt's revamped exterior to its longer EV driving range, but
Outdoor urinators, rejoice!
In Milan, New Holland’s Earth Screening pavilion raises skepticism about big-ag and sustainable farming
The Expo Milan 2015 is upon us and for the next six months the world will see varying incarnations of the future of sustainable agriculture. Notable is Holland’s contribution, named Earth Screening and
A mysterious green rock called olivine could be the key to fighting climate change. The unique mineral has a curious property - it's able to absorb CO2 from the atmosphere - and it could potentially turn
The 35,000-square-foot Muzeiko children's museum and science center in Bulgaria's capital, scheduled to open in late 2015, is an energy-efficient building that features some of the most up-to-date
It's no secret that "clunkers" on the road contribute to greenhouse gas emissions at an alarming rate. A new study from the University of Toronto confirms what ecologists have theorized for some time:
Watch out oil barons, Audi recently announced it has invented a new diesel fuel that could revolutionize the automobile industry and dramatically reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Even more remarkable, the
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