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Date / TimeStory
Thursday November 27, 2014 @02:28PM Behind Apple's Sapphire Screen Debacle
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:20AM Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @09:14AM Corning Reveals Gorilla Glass 4, Promises No More Broken IPhones
Sunday November 16, 2014 @09:49PM Scientists Discover Diamond Nanothreads
Monday November 03, 2014 @02:30PM Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies
Sunday November 02, 2014 @01:09PM Buying Goods To Make Nuclear Weapons On eBay, Alibaba, and Other Platforms
Friday October 31, 2014 @05:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Sunday October 12, 2014 @06:02PM Independent Researchers Test Rossi's Alleged Cold Fusion Device For 32 Days
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:31PM Antiperspirants Could Contribute to Particulate Pollution
Saturday October 04, 2014 @06:42AM Solar Could Lead In Power Production By 2050
Thursday October 02, 2014 @04:33PM MIT Study Outlines a 'Perfect' Solar Cell
Friday September 26, 2014 @08:44PM New Graphene Research Promises Reliable Chip-Level Production
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:17AM Sapphire Glass Didn't Pass iPhone Drop Test According to Reports
Thursday September 11, 2014 @03:11PM Universal Big Bang Lithium Deficit Confirmed
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:08AM $10 Bet Brings Researchers Closer to Industrial Scale Graphene Production
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:01AM How China's E-Waste Capital Is Trying To Clean Itself Up
Sunday September 07, 2014 @11:13AM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Friday August 22, 2014 @03:53PM Metamaterial Superconductor Hints At New Era of High Temperature Superconductors
Friday August 22, 2014 @03:52PM How Argonne National Lab Will Make Electric Cars Cheaper
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @10:37AM Injecting Liquid Metal Into Blood Vessels Could Help Kill Tumors
Friday August 08, 2014 @09:32PM New Process Promises Ammonia From Air, Water, and Sunlight
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:12AM NASA's JPL Develops Multi-Metal 3D Printing Process
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @06:11PM Quiet Cooling With a Copper Foam Heatsink
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:59PM Scientists Have Developed a Material So Dark That You Can't See It
Saturday July 26, 2014 @06:54PM Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:46AM Chemists Build First "Buckyball" Made of Boron
Friday July 25, 2014 @09:08PM Researchers Print Electronic Memory On Paper
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @10:08AM MIT Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generati
Saturday July 12, 2014 @02:03AM Sand-Based Anode Triples Lithium-Ion Battery Performance
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:00AM Mathematicians Solve the Topological Mystery Behind the "Brazuca" Soccer Ball
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:09PM Polymer-Based Graphene Substitute Is Easy To Mass-Produce
Thursday July 03, 2014 @03:03PM Hierarchical Membrane For Cleaning Up Oil Spills
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:27AM Solar-Powered Electrochemical Cell Used To Produce Formic Acid From CO2
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:13PM 3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:06PM Microscopic View of How Leaves Repel Water
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:36AM Human Blood Substitute Could Help Meet Donor Blood Shortfall
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:35AM Gecko Feet Inspire Hand-Held Spider-Man Paddles
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:19AM Biodegradable Fibers As Strong As Steel Made From Wood Cellulose
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @11:05AM Moon Swirls May Inspire Revolution In the Science of Deflector Shields
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @10:15AM Fuel Cells From Nanomaterials Made From Human Urine
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:08PM Nanoparticles Used To Create Thermal 'Barcodes'
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:11AM Group Demonstrates 3,000 Km Electric Car Battery
Sunday June 01, 2014 @03:27PM MIT Researcher Works Toward Robots That Assemble Themselves In an Oven
Saturday May 31, 2014 @08:08AM Solar Roadways Project Beats $1M Goal, Should Enter Production
Monday May 26, 2014 @04:57PM Organic Cat Litter May Have Caused Nuclear Waste Accident
Sunday May 25, 2014 @04:21PM Is Bamboo the Next Carbon Fibre?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:58AM Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?
Friday May 23, 2014 @03:56PM Russian Meteor: Chelyabinsk Asteroid Had Violent Past
Friday May 23, 2014 @03:49PM New Semiconductor Could Improve Vehicle Fuel Economy By 10 Percent
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:14AM New Battery Tech From Japan Could Supercharge EVs
Monday May 12, 2014 @05:59PM Scientists Discover Nickel-Eating Plant Species
Monday May 12, 2014 @03:34PM Is Carbon Fiber Going Mainstream?
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @07:37AM Nissan Develops a Self-Cleaning Car
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @07:23AM The Science Behind Powdered Alcohol
Thursday April 10, 2014 @08:05AM Navy Creates Fuel From Seawater
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @09:33AM Samsung Claims Breakthrough In Graphene Chip Design
Sunday April 06, 2014 @07:45PM 3D-Printed UAV Can Go From Atoms to Airborne in 24 Hours
Thursday April 03, 2014 @12:21PM How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:34PM Titanium-Headed Golf Clubs Create Brush Fire Hazard In California
Sunday March 23, 2014 @06:16PM MIT Researcher Enlists Bacteria To Assemble Nanotech Materials
Sunday March 23, 2014 @02:17AM Functional 3D-Printed Tape Measure
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:13AM Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health
Friday February 28, 2014 @09:25PM 3D Maps Reveal a Lead-Laced Ocean
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:38AM NASA Now Accepting Applications From Companies That Want To Mine the Moon
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @08:25AM Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
Sunday February 09, 2014 @05:43PM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @09:30AM Argonne Lab Grows Chia Pet Style Hairy Electronic Fibers
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @05:04PM Device Mines Precious Phosphorus From Sewage
Friday January 17, 2014 @06:17PM National Lab Working To Mix Metals and Polymers For 3D Printing
Friday January 17, 2014 @06:16PM Controversial Execution In Ohio Uses New Lethal Drug Combination
Thursday January 16, 2014 @10:52AM Graphene Sheath Modulates Fiber-Optic Transmission At 200 GHz
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @07:11PM First Survey of Commercially Viable Asteroids Estimates Only 10 Are Worth Mining
Friday December 27, 2013 @07:38PM Wisconsin Begins Using Cheese To De-Ice Roads
Friday December 27, 2013 @06:37PM Wisconsin Begins Using Cheese to De-Ice Their Roads
Friday December 20, 2013 @07:04PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheel Damage 'Accelerated'
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:35PM Clear Solar Cells Could Help Windows Generate Power
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @12:23PM Program to Use Russian Nukes for US Electricity Comes to an End
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:52AM 3-D Printed Gun Ban Fails In Senate
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:26AM New Superconductor Theory May Revolutionize Electrical Engineering
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @07:44AM Affordable 3D Metal Printer Developed Based on RepRap
Friday December 06, 2013 @06:09PM First Images of a Heart Injected With Liquid Metal
Thursday December 05, 2013 @05:18PM Moon Express Unveils Next Moon Lander
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @07:31AM Plastic Waste Threatens Marine Diversity
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @08:26AM Single-Atom Layer of Tin May Be a New Wonder Conductor
Sunday November 24, 2013 @08:42AM Detecting Chemicals Through Bone
Friday November 15, 2013 @06:01PM ATF Tests Show 3D Printed Guns Can Explode
Thursday November 14, 2013 @09:04AM Viruses Boost Performance of Lithium-Air Battery Used In Electric Cars
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:02AM First Arab Supercar Costs $3.4 Million, Has Diamond-Encrusted Headlights
Saturday November 02, 2013 @04:38PM EU Considering Sensors In Sewers To Detect Bomb-Makers
Friday November 01, 2013 @05:06PM How Earth's Biosignature Will Change As the Planet Dies
Thursday October 24, 2013 @06:37AM Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Fuel Cells Are 'So Bull@%!#'
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @11:22AM Cow Burps Tapped For Fuel
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @06:51AM Billion Year Storage Media
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @12:01PM Cassini Probe Sees Plastic Ingredient On Titan Moon
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:08AM Congress Reaches Agreement ... On Helium
Saturday September 21, 2013 @12:53AM How Long Can the ISS Last?
Thursday September 19, 2013 @11:06AM Without Plutonium, Deep-Space Probe Missions May Sputter Out
Saturday September 07, 2013 @11:56AM Elon Musk Shows His Vision of Holographic Design Technology
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @06:49AM Building Melts Car
Thursday August 29, 2013 @07:02AM Scottish Academic: Mining the Moon For Helium 3 Is Evil
Saturday August 24, 2013 @08:00PM Australian University Unveils New Carbon-Trapping Bricks
Friday August 23, 2013 @07:56PM NIST Ytterbium Atomic Clocks Set Record For Stability
Thursday August 22, 2013 @10:29AM Physicists Find Solid-State 'Triple Point' In Material That Conducts, Insulates
Thursday August 22, 2013 @07:57AM MIT Reports 400 GHz Graphene Transistor Possible With 'Negative Resistance'
Friday August 16, 2013 @05:01PM Carbyne: a Form of Carbon Even Stronger Than Graphene
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:52AM NRA Launches Pro-Lead Website
Thursday August 01, 2013 @02:17PM Repurposed: Ground Circuit Board Waste Can Clean Up Toxic Metals
Sunday July 28, 2013 @10:01PM New Alternatives To Silicon May Increase Chip Speeds By Orders of Magnitude.
Sunday July 28, 2013 @01:45PM NASA's Garver Proposes Carving Piece Off Big Asteroid For Near-Earth Mining
Saturday July 27, 2013 @03:15PM In Canada, a 3D-Printed Rifle Breaks On First Firing
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @08:53AM 3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles
Thursday July 18, 2013 @07:34AM Cell Phone Powered By Urine
Saturday July 13, 2013 @11:00PM Sculpting Nanoflows With Supercomputers
Friday July 12, 2013 @11:51PM Texas & Florida Vie For Private Lunar Company Golden Spike's HQ
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @01:03PM Low-Cost Micromachine Writes Calligraphy With Atoms
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @09:44AM Harvard, IBM Crunch Data For More Efficient Solar Cells
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @09:42AM Quantum-Tunneling Electrons Could Make Semiconductors Obsolete
Thursday June 20, 2013 @02:19PM Pinholes and Plastic Wrap Make Solid Walls "Transparent" To Sound
Thursday June 20, 2013 @10:53AM Battery Materials Made Using Crab Shells
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @10:27AM Shapeshifting: Proposal For a New Periodic Table of the Elements
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @07:14AM Teen's Biofuel Invention Turns Algae Into Fuel
Thursday June 13, 2013 @07:18AM FAA Wants All Aircraft Flying On Unleaded Fuel By 2018
Thursday June 13, 2013 @06:50AM Computer Memory Can Be Read With a Flash of Light
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @07:09AM Phenomenon Discovered In Ultracold Atoms Brings Us a Step Closer To Atomtronics
Thursday June 06, 2013 @07:11AM New All-Solid Sulfur Based Battery Outperforms Lithium Ion
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @07:00AM Dreambox: the World's First 3D Printing Vending Machine
Saturday June 01, 2013 @04:27PM Graphene-Based Image Sensor To Enhance Low-Light Photography
Saturday June 01, 2013 @11:09AM NASA Wants To Test 3-D Printing Aboard ISS
Thursday May 30, 2013 @10:28AM Iron In Egyptian Relics Came From Space
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @07:50AM Graphene Yields Another Trick: Ultrashort Laser Pulses
Thursday May 23, 2013 @09:13AM One-Time Pad From Caltech Offers Uncrackable Cryptography
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @05:51PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheels Show Damage
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:11PM Possible Graphene Alternative Made From Hemp Waste
Monday May 13, 2013 @10:44AM Make Your Own Invisibility Cloak With a 3D Printer
Monday May 06, 2013 @09:38AM Injectable Nanoparticles Maintain Normal Blood-sugar Levels For Up To 10 Days
Monday May 06, 2013 @01:04AM The First Fully 3D-Printed Gun Has Been Successfully Test-Fired
Friday May 03, 2013 @06:51PM Defense Distributed Has 3D-Printed an Entire Gun
Friday May 03, 2013 @05:18PM New Device Sniffs Out Black Powder Explosives
Thursday May 02, 2013 @07:19AM Building New Materials With Light
Monday April 29, 2013 @10:52AM Shape-Shifting Mobile Devices Unveiled
Friday April 26, 2013 @09:19AM Earth's Core Far Hotter Than Thought
Friday March 29, 2013 @10:12PM New Catalyst Allows Cheaper Hydrogen Production
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @11:37AM IBM Dipping Chips In 'Ionic Liquid' To Save Power
Monday March 25, 2013 @12:39PM Major Find By Japanese Scientists May Threaten Chinese Rare Earth Hegemony
Thursday March 21, 2013 @10:29AM V&A Scraps Napalm Death Gig For Fear Decibel Levels Will Damage Sculptures
Friday March 15, 2013 @06:29AM Too Much Gold Delays World's Fastest Supercomputer
Thursday March 14, 2013 @08:18AM NASA Restarts Plutonium Production
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @08:43AM Laser Intended For Mars Used To Detect "Honey Laundering"
Thursday January 31, 2013 @08:26AM Oil Detection Methods Miss Important Class of Chemicals
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @07:52AM Bloggers Put Scientific Method To the Test
Thursday January 17, 2013 @09:41AM Rare Earth Elements Found In Jamaican Mud
Thursday January 17, 2013 @09:40AM Researchers Develop Solid But Flexible Electrolyte For Bendable Batteries
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @08:57AM Worldwide Shortage of Barium
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @08:56AM Standard Kilogram Gains Weight
Friday January 11, 2013 @09:58PM US Gives $120M For Lab To Tackle Rare Earth Shortages
Friday December 28, 2012 @07:02PM NASA's Ion Thruster Sets Continuous Operation Record
Thursday December 27, 2012 @02:33AM What Debris From North Korea's Rocket Launch Shows
Sunday December 23, 2012 @07:56PM Bee Venom Has "Botox-Like Effect," Is Worth 7 Times As Much As Gold
Thursday December 20, 2012 @12:18AM Boeing Uses 20,000 Lbs. of Potatoes To Check Aircraft Wireless Network Signals
Thursday December 06, 2012 @12:01PM Hagfish Slime Could Make Super-Strong Clothes
Thursday December 06, 2012 @09:51AM Thorium Fuel Has Proliferation Risk
Friday November 30, 2012 @04:58PM Is It Time For the US To Ditch the Dollar Bill?
Thursday November 29, 2012 @08:18AM Research Discovery Could Revolutionize Semiconductor Manufacturing
Thursday November 29, 2012 @08:05AM Researchers Build Objects With 3D Printing Using Simulated Moon Rocks
Thursday November 15, 2012 @04:26PM Invisibility Tech Demo Tomorrow In NYC
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:31AM Fabricating Nature and a Physical Turing Test
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @08:09AM 'Treasure Trove' In Oceans May Bring Revolutions In Medicine and Industry
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @07:59AM Better Brain Implants With Ultrathin Carbon Fiber Electrodes
Thursday November 08, 2012 @03:17PM Open Compute Wants To Make Biodegradable Servers
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @11:44AM Researchers Create Working Nano Laser
Friday November 02, 2012 @07:18PM Crushed Silicon Triples Life of Li-Ion Batteries In the Lab
Sunday October 28, 2012 @11:47PM IBM Reports Carbon Nanotube Chip Breakthrough
Thursday October 25, 2012 @11:45AM Chinese Rare Earths Producer Suspends Output
Friday October 12, 2012 @07:11AM Where Has All the Xenon Gone?
Friday September 28, 2012 @07:35AM Scientists Speak Out Against Wasting Helium In Balloons
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @11:05AM Lab-Grown Leather Could Be a Reality In 5 Years
Friday September 21, 2012 @06:34PM All Over But the Funding: Open Hardware Spectrometer Kit
Monday September 17, 2012 @04:23PM Huge Diamond Deposits Revealed In Russia
Monday September 17, 2012 @01:02PM Ultrasound Waves For Transdermal Drug Delivery
Saturday September 15, 2012 @06:14AM Towards a 50% Efficient Solar Cell
Thursday September 13, 2012 @11:21PM Ancient Egyptian Tech May Be Key To Printing 3D Ceramics
Thursday September 13, 2012 @04:13PM WD Builds High-Capacity, Helium-Filled HDDs
Thursday September 13, 2012 @09:49AM Canadian Scientists Bind High-Temp Superconductor Components With Scotch Tape
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @11:09AM Wood Pulp Extract Stronger Than Carbon Fiber Or Kevlar
Monday September 03, 2012 @12:50PM Researchers Engineer Light-Activated Skeletal Muscle
Friday August 31, 2012 @05:06PM LG Builds Working Flexible Cable Battery
Sunday August 26, 2012 @06:45PM New Flat Lens Focuses Without Distortion
Thursday August 23, 2012 @10:52AM 'Wiki Weapon Project' Wants Your 3D-Printable Guns
Wednesday August 22, 2012 @01:58PM Improving Uranium Extraction From Seawater, Inspired by Shrimp
Sunday August 12, 2012 @04:45PM Color Printing Reaches Its Ultimate Resolution
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @11:15AM MIT Students Reveal PopFab, a 3D Printer That Fits Inside a Briefcase
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @07:43AM Study Finds Human Teeth are as Tough as Shark Teeth
Friday July 27, 2012 @08:10AM Cray XK6 Supercomputer Used To Simulate Ice Cream
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @07:57AM New Coating Technology Promises Self-Cleaning Cars
Sunday July 22, 2012 @11:26AM Yale-Led Team Solves Half-Century Carbon-Crystal Mystery
Thursday July 19, 2012 @07:42AM High-Performance Monolithic Graphene Transistors Created
Thursday July 12, 2012 @10:41AM The Secret of Cornstarch Physics
Thursday July 12, 2012 @10:40AM Is Our Infrastructure Ready For Rising Temperatures?

The reason that every major university maintains a department of mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.

 



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