Dieters know the powerful temptations of just seeing or smelling food. Certain odors might have such a strong effect as to actually change the body's metabolism and lead to an early grave. At least, that's the case for fruit flies on a diet, according to Science Now.
MIT asks a range of in-house experts to provide tech-based solutions to our economic woes
By Gregory Mone
Posted 05.29.2008 at 1:34 pm 3 Comments
Faith in the U.S. economy is dwindling these days, but a number of future-focused scientists and engineers say we shouldn't give up hope, since technology could resuscitate our flagging business world.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.