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Monthly Archives: September 2015

You grew up in a family of substance users. You know that your risk for developing an addiction to drugs or alcohol is greater because of this hereditary factor. But what exactly are your...
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A simple process produces carpets of carbon nanotubes that act as radio antenna for light. The tubes are synthesized at the size of incoming waves, and fabricated with tiny rectifiers to convert solar energy...

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office MIT researchers have designed a computer system that learns how to play a text-based computer game with no prior assumptions about how language works. Although the system can’t complete...

HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 24, 2015) – In celebration of the home entertainment debut of director Ava DuVernay’s inspirational and Academy Award-winning epic “SELMA,” Paramount Home Media Distribution announced today that every high school in...

STORY HIGHLIGHTS In a region affected by regional instability, the World Bank is working with the government of Khyber Pakthunkhwa (KP) to help realize the aspirations of its young people through technology. The Digital Youth Summit,...

Justin O'Brien, Royal Holloway; Sigrun M Wagner, Royal Holloway, and Stephanos Anastasiadis, Royal Holloway Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn bowed to mounting pressure for his resignation as a result of the US diesel reporting revelations scandal....

It's got a rockin' processor - an A9x chip with spare room for hungry apps, and a drive controller straight out of a MacBook. So why, 4 days after hitting the market, aren't regular...

I can remember like it's yesterday. Our family friend swerved to miss a jack rabbit, only to sever his spine in the resulting car accident. He's still in a wheelchair four decades later. 200,000...

Chris Muir, Edinburgh Napier University I’ve always assumed it was simple for companies to realise that the most important asset they have is trust. Without it, there’s not a lot you can do to...

Man-on-a-mission Mike Strizki first hit my radar three years back via YouTube video of his self designed hydrogen-powered home. A recent appearance on Coast to Coast AM spurred follow up on this revolutionary engineer/inventor....

After months of unrest, Bayfront, a group home for troubled children in Long Beach, California, is scheduled to close at the end of October. The decision by Bayfront's operators comes after state authorities determined that...

When it comes to helping each other out, it turns out that some fish are better at it than previously thought. New research from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James...