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UC Berkeley Requesting DNA Samples from Incoming Students
First universities started using RFID chips to track students’ attendance. Now they want their DNA. The University of California-Berkeley, that … Continued
Video: DARPA’s Remote-Controlled Cyborg Beetle Takes Flight
A new paper explains how they built the zombie insect
Dark Energy Hits Tenth Birthday, Still a Mystery
So we’re just about ten years into the discovery that the universe is probably blowing apart due to a cosmic, … Continued
Google and IBM to Enable Cloud Computing for Students
The New York Times reports today that Google and IBM are sinking $30 million into a two-year project to build … Continued
Earthquake or Mine Collapse?
When six men got trapped in a Utah coal mine on August 6, the mine’s chief executive declared that the … Continued
Next-Gen Military Man: Wearable Machines
A gas-powered robotic uniform inches closer to the battlefield.
Black Hole Death Match
What do you get when black holes meet? A really big black hole.
To an insect, air is as thick as oil. Michael Dickinson pursues the sticky question of how these creatures maneuver so flawlessly. The answers could spawn tiny new flying machines.
You’d Look Cute in a Solar Suit
A solar cell may one day turn your clothes into portable power sources--keeping you warm or cool, or charging your phone.