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Liquidmetal iPhone Closer To Reality; Apple Patent Reveals Plans For Liquidmetal Applications
Nov 23, 2013 13:03 PM E
Years of rumors resulting from Apple's exclusive 2010 deal with Liquidmetal Technologies are confirmed by newly filed patents: Apple plans to integrate liquidmetal parts into their products.
Zodiacal Light Vs. Milky Way
Giant Dust Ring Found Near Venus Orbit Will Assist Researchers In Understanding The Source of Interplanetary Dust
Nov 22, 2013 10:18 AM E
A 220-million kilometer long dust ring was confirmed to orbit near the planet Venus, confirming decades-long suspicions that the structure existed.
Cheese made from chef Michael Pollan's belly button bacteria.
Bacteria Cheese: Scientists Make Dairy With Cultures From Human Arm Pits, Feet, Belly Buttons, Tears and Noses
Nov 22, 2013 09:50 AM E
A scientist and scent expert created 11 cheese all made from human-cultivated bacteria. Cultures were taken from armpits, feet, belly buttons and more, some coming from luminaries like Michael Pollan and Olafur Eliasson.
Ancient Kabri Wine Jugs
World's Oldest, Largest Wine Cellar Ever Discovered In Israel; Ancient Canaanites Made Wine With Juniper, Cinnamon, Mint, And Honey
Nov 22, 2013 08:54 AM E
Archaeologists uncovered 3,700-year-old wine jars in Tel Kabri, Israel, which they suspect to be part of the world's oldest and largest wine cellar, dating back to the Canaanite civilization.
Siats meekerorum
'Man-Eating Monster' Dinosaur Was Top Predator Before T. Rex; Discovery Solves 30 Million Year-Old Puzzle
Nov 22, 2013 08:34 AM E
The discovery of the Siats meekerorum dinosaur, named after a legendary man-eating monster, helps explain the dinosaur food chain in the Early Cretaceous period: Siats were the apex predator before the Tyrannosaurus rex came along.
Nanoparticles - 3d rendered illustration
Magnetic Nanoparticles Could Improve Cooling Everything From Computers To Nuclear Reactors
Nov 21, 2013 14:18 PM E
Using magnetic nanoparticles in cooling systems could increase the efficiency of all sorts of things, from personal electronic devices, to fusion reactors.
The Manta resort's underwater hotel room is accessible only by watercraft or by swimming out.
Underwater Hotel Room: In Tanzania, Living In Company of Marine Animals Is A Reality [PHOTOS]
Nov 21, 2013 14:14 PM E
The Manta Resort off the coast of Tanzania recently built an underwater hotel room with the help of a Swedish company that specializes in the construction of underwater rooms.
Water splashing
Breaking The Theoretical Time Barrier: Scientists Uncover Technique To Prevent Surface Ice Formation
Nov 21, 2013 14:11 PM E
Recently, researchers have broken the theoretical time barrier by reducing the contact time between a water droplet and an external water surface by 40 percent.
Mars Rover Curiosity in February of 2013
Mars Rover News: Operations On Hold Up Until Malfunction Is Fixed Remotely
Nov 21, 2013 14:09 PM E
NASA engineers are currently running tests on the Mars rover Curiosity to determine the cause of a voltage change detected on November 17th. In the meanwhile, all operations are on hold.
Celebrating Fifteen Years of the International Space Station
International Space Station Celebrates A Grand 15-Year Journey Beginning With Humble Zarya Mission
Nov 21, 2013 09:32 AM E
November 20th marked the 15th birthday of the International Space Station, the shared space laboratory currently occupied by American, Russian, and Japanese astronauts.
The TJ3Sat satellite, the first ever designed and built by high school students.
High School Students Build Satellite, TJ3Sat, Included In NASA’s Minotaur 1 Launch
Nov 20, 2013 11:08 AM E
For the first time ever, NASA has launched into orbit a satellite designed and built by high school students.
Bioluminescent bay on Vieques.
Bioluminescent Bay In Puerto Rico, Fajardo, Went Dark And No One Knows Why
Nov 20, 2013 09:15 AM E
One of Puerto Rico's three bioluminescent bays, the Fajardo lagoon, recently stopped glowing. While experts have some theories why, none have been proven.
Monkey Facebook
'Monkey Facebook': The Message Inherent in Diverse Faces of Social Primates
Nov 20, 2013 08:40 AM E
The more social a species, the more complex their facial patterns.
Coralline algae on the undersides of coral.
Underwater 'Tree Rings': Seafloor Algae Holds Clues To The Better Understanding of Climate Change
Nov 19, 2013 11:39 AM E
Seafloor algae develop tree ring-like structures that allow scientists to better understand how sea water temperature and other environmental factors change over time.
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