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Spider's Web Weaves Way to Advanced Networks & Displays

December 19, 2014 3:26 pm | by Boston College | News | Comments

The next generation of light-manipulating networks may take their lead from designs inspired by spiders and leaves, according to a new report from two Boston College physicists and colleagues at South China Normal University.Structures as ...


The IoT Uplink: 90% Of Manufacturers Seeking IoT Solutions

December 19, 2014 3:21 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

The IoT Uplink examines factors driving, influencing, and adding to the complexity of the Internet of Things movement, and the advantages and challenges that this technology brings to the manufacturing space. In our last episode of ...  


Earth from Space: 15 Amazing Things in 15 Years

December 19, 2014 3:19 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

To celebrate 15 successful years of the Earth Observing System, NASA has collected 15 impressive, awe-inducing or simply just plain interesting images gathered by NASA’s three flagship Earth orbiters since the Terra launch ...   


7 Key Questions to Ask Before the 2015 GHS Deadline

December 19, 2014 3:12 pm | by Deborah Grant, Loftware Industry Marketing Manager | Articles | Comments

As the impending OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) deadline of June 15, 2015 approaches in the USA, businesses are faced with the urgent need to define their strategy for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of ...


A Wearable That Works

December 19, 2014 3:07 pm | by Meaghan Ziemba, Editor, @MZiembaWDD | Blogs | Comments

Being a crossfit junkie, I regularly plan my meals a week at a time, check labels for complicated, hard-to-pronounce ingredients, and track my workouts in a journal. I’ve tried several fitness monitoring apps available on my phone, but ...


How Big Data Could Reduce Holiday Flight Delays

December 19, 2014 3:02 pm | by Michigan Engineering | Videos | Comments

Next year’s holiday travelers may see fewer delays thanks to research now being conducted by a team of University of Michigan engineers. They’ve gathered more than ten years of hour-by-hour weather observations and ...     


The Wonderful & Terrifying Implications of Computers that Can Learn

December 19, 2014 3:01 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

What happens when we teach a computer how to learn? Technologist Jeremy Howard shares some surprising new developments in the fast-moving field of deep learning, a technique that can give computers the ability to ...     


Nanobots in Your Brain Could Be the Future of Learning

December 19, 2014 3:00 pm | by Big Think | Videos | Comments

MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte predicts that we might learn by injecting nanobots into the bloodstream, altering the brain at the level of the neuron ...              


Astronaut’s-Eye View of NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Re-entry

December 19, 2014 2:55 pm | by NASA | Videos | Comments

New video recorded during NASA’s Orion return through Earth’s atmosphere provides viewers a taste of what the vehicle endured as it returned through Earth’s atmosphere during its Dec. 5 flight test ...       


Photos of the Day: 3D Printable Ornaments

December 19, 2014 2:54 pm | by Juste Semetaite, Community & Content Manager at | Blogs | Comments

Do you know what we find really disturbing? A lack of holiday spirit. Common, let those bells jingle. This year we are ready to confess we have the OCD (Obsessive Christmas Disorder). If you want to make this year's holiday a lot more ...


Do We Live in a Two-Dimensional Hologram?

December 19, 2014 2:53 pm | by Fermilab | Videos | Comments

Do we live in a two-dimensional hologram? A group of Fermilab scientists has designed an experiment to find out. It’s called the Holometer, and this video gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the device that could change the way ...  


Blackberry Posts 3Q Adjusted Profit, Revenue Down

December 19, 2014 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Blackberry was considered a game changer in 1999 when it launched the RIM 950, which allowed on-the-go business people to access email wirelessly. Then came a new generation of competing smartphones, and suddenly ...     


FAA Authorizing 1st Drone in Nevada Test Program

December 19, 2014 2:26 pm | by Ken Ritter, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration is authorizing the first drone that will fly in Nevada as part of the federal drone test site program. Dignitaries including Gov. Brian Sandoval, Sen. Dean Heller and Rep. Joe Heck were on hand Friday for ...


SpaceX Completes First Milestone for Commercial Crew Transportation System

December 19, 2014 2:24 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA has approved the completion of SpaceX’s first milestone in the company’s path toward launching crews to the International Space Station (ISS) from U.S. soil under a Commercial Crew Transportation Capability ...      


Sony Hack Adds to Security Pressure on Companies

December 19, 2014 12:46 pm | by Joe Mcdonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are in danger ...    



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