Boffins Build Bendy Battery

A flexible material with nanoporous nickel-fluoride electrodes layered around a solid electrolyte to deliver battery-like supercapacitor performance...

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Make Better Music 72 : Music Theory

Music theory is way of labelling sounds and ideas in a way that highlights the relationships between them...

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A Protein Breakfast Keeps You Fuller

Participants who ate the higher-protein breakfasts had improved appetite ratings throughout the morning, and they also consumed fewer calories during lunch...

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Shamate : China’s Secret Family

Something purposeful and stubbornly cryptic is obviously gathering pace inside the communist walls of the Middle Kingdom....

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Raising the Stakes : New York Flood Odds

The chances of water overtopping the Manhattan seawall are now at least 20 times greater than they were 170 years ago...

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Sendai : A Smaller Divide

There's a very interesting and productive tension between chaos and order and light and dark running through the album....

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Oops! The Neural Pathway of Error Correction

The first neural circuit for "oops" : the precise moment when one becomes consciously aware of a self-made mistake and takes corrective action...

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Loitered Lens : Amund Maruud

Imagine the King, frenzied and fuelled up on booze and bop pills whilst performing the main dance sequence of Jailhouse Rock - that was the show that blurred before us...

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Nano-enforcing the Seventh Commandment – On Olives

Developing the use of invisible labels in the food industry....

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Venetian Snares, Luke Vibert and Red Snapper 24 May

Venetian Snares, Luke Vibert and Red Snapper 24 May - Soundcrash...

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Athlete’s Urine : Aged for 10 Years

Samples taken from athletes to spot signs of doping should be stored for 10 years, to enable technology to catch up with substances that currently evade detection...

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Sleepy Sun : Corsica Studios [Live]

With each album Sleepy Sun are moving further away from their garage-folk roots and further into straight ahead psych-pop. Moreover, they’re just getting better at being musicians. ...

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Bugle Boy : The Glenn Miller Story [Musical]

Den Stevenson's Bugle Boy which, having charmed the West End (a full house standing ovation at the Garrick, for one), now heads out on another tour of the UK....

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Tori Amos : Unrepentant Geraldines

Striking a balance between vivid imagery and staying the right side of the absurdity barrier. Her lyrics might be colourful, but they are never lurid....

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Suicide Silence announce new album

Suicide Silence announce new album You Can't Stop Me - release July 14th...

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Unlocking the Mysteries of Physics : Quantum Turbulence

Quantum turbulence is the chaotic motion — at very high rates — of fluids that exist at temperatures close to zero....

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James Narh (XXL Streetdance) : Interview

Street dance has to sit within contemporary culture to stand the test of time, and not end up as a fad that disappears after a session or two....

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You’re Going to Fail (Doesn’t Work)

Students who said they felt threatened by their teachers' messages that frequently focused on failure reported feeling less motivated ...

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Polar Bear : XOYO

This was jazz, but it was jazz with the raw energy and ferocious intensity of a rock show....

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Google Glasses to Guide Surgeons

Report on the early uses of Google Glass in the healthcare setting...

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D S C R D : Interview

Some people react more poetically, have nice abstract or artistic concepts, create an imaginary world or whatever. We do not have any of this....

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Identity Marketing : Are You Consumer or Product?

Researchers figure out why we hate identity-targeted advertising....

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Loitered Lens: The Spitfires

Photos of The Spitfires, A Watford based 3 piece who have been together since September 2012...

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Check Your Privilege

It’s become a ubiquitous phrase – Check Your Privilege – one that may both encourage and stifle debate, but what is privilege and how does it change?...

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Kelis : Food

An album that keeps its powder dry, thrills and teases, and on vocal performances such as 'Biscuits n' Gravy', enthrals. Kelis, Food. Review...

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Miami Will Drown, Scientists Say When

Sea level rises threaten Miami. Scientists predict how long the city has got....

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Gallon Drunk [Interview]

In the late afternoon, on the last day of winter, James Johnston and Trebuchet’s Kailas caught up to talk over the reinvigoration of Gallon Drunk and the ghosts of the past....

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Cutting his Way to Freedom: Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs is a must-see for so many different reasons. The Tate director, Nicholas Serota, claims it will be “the most evocative and compelling show that London has ever seen”....

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Steel-Strong Sunglasses

Yale scientists develop materials with unusual plasticity and strength...

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Riverside : O2 Islington

An ideal band for the many people still missing Porcupine Tree, but on the basis of performances like this, they're far, far more than that....

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