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Ketone Drink : (Yet Another) Perfomance Enhancer for Cyclists

Ketone drink gives competitive cyclists a boost by altering their metabolism ...

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Then Wash Your Hands: The Pathogens of Prehistoric Poo

Ancient feces provides earliest evidence of infectious disease being carried on Silk Road ...

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Easier, Faster, Cheaper Carbon Nanotubes. At LAST!

A straightforward route for engineering the properties of single-wall carbon nanotubes...

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UAVs: Where We’re Going, We Don’t NEED Humans

Teaching drones about the birds and the bees ...

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You Know What Sunburn Does to Your Skin, But Did You Know What it Does to Your Wine?

Protecting grapes from pests by boosting their natural immunity ...

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Think Kids With Drones Are Annoying? Meet the RoboBee

Harvard University researchers helps develop unique flying micro-robots...

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Aussie Ute-Juice: Making Biofuel From Roadside Weed Stems

Australian scientists discover abundant source for environmentally friendly biofuel...

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Meet the Self-Healing Electronic Material that means the End of Walloping the Telly

Self-healing, flexible electronic material restores functions after breakage...

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Melty Yum. The Chemistry of a Low Fat Chocolate that Might Actually Taste Good

Clever boffins work on ways to make low fat chocolate taste less like Babybel rind...

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Got the time on yer, cock? Digital e-Skin display Developed

Ultrathin organic material enhances e-skin display ...

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Forget Lipstick on the Collar, Viral Tracking Reveals Exactly Where You’ve Been

Your viruses could reveal your travel history, and more ...

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A Computational Tool to Tame Golf’s SCARIEST Drive

Computer simulations may help golfers tame the sport's 'scariest 155 yards' ...

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Can the Clean Fuel Movement Ketch Up With Florida’s Tomato Battery?

Creative thinkers in Florida develop an innovative use for waste material - the tomato battery...

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Come to the Dark Side with Turnable Windows

Inspired by frozen ponds, Harvard becomes the latest Ivy League powerhouse to address the always-vexing problem of window light...

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We Can Teach You That Wholesale – Learning By Transcranial Stimulation

Learn how to fly a plane from expert-pilot brainwave patterns ...

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Screw Your Noisy Drone, We’ve Got Electric Bubbles! MIT Make Ultra Lightweight Solar Cell

MIT develop thinnest and lightest solar cells ever ...

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It’s Balls, Not Smears. New Experiment Plots Quantum Surrealism

Scientists succeed at measuring the unmeasurable - demonstrating quantum forces without disturbing them. ...

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Stimulating the Simulcra. Can Humans be Trusted With Artificial Intelligence?

Can such a flawed race create anything but accelerated evil? Examining free will, AI technology, and addictive stimulus....

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First Look at the Stretchable nano-scale device That’ll Soon Be in Your Contact Lenses

Researchers create a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate light...

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Are You Being Servo’d? Cybathlon: The Olympics of Assistive Technologies

A global Olympic-style competition to advance assistive & robotic technologies...

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I Can’t Do that, Dave. Artificial Intelligence, Dada and the Ethics of Perception

Are humans worthy to create more powerful beings 'in our own image'? Essay....

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Could This Be the Invention that Fixes Everything? CO2 as Sustainable Fuel

Carbon dioxide captured from air converted directly to methanol fuel for the first time ...

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Psst, Keep this to yourself: How to Expose Massive Conspiracies

Equation shows that large-scale conspiracies would quickly reveal themselves. But maybe that's just What They Want You To Think! Or not. Perhaps. ...

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Zap Those Clouds Away: Smart Windows Get Cheaper

Soft colour composites may offer a cheaper alternative to smart windows. MIT researcher explains how. ...

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They’re Floaty Light! Levitating Glowing Nanodiamonds

Researchers use laser to levitate glowing nanodiamonds in vacuum ...

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Two before bedtime? The Sensitivity Pill

Under tolcapone's influence, game players were more sensitive to and less tolerant of social inequity...

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Measuring Schrodinger’s Quantum Cats

University of Rochester researchers develop a method to measure quantum states whilst avoiding the uncertainty principle....

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Listening : Modes and Strategies

Listening is largely, though not exclusively, a conscious activity. ...

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Scientists Discover Nature’s Good Vibes

Like the strings on a violin or the pipes of an organ, the proteins in the human body vibrate in different patterns, scientists have long suspected....

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In Search of Time Travellers

If there were time travelers among us, would they be on social media? How would you find them? Could you Google them?...

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