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MIT News – Biology – Genetics – biophysics – What separates the strong from weak among connections in the brain

MIT News – Electrical engineering and computer science (EECS) – Computer science and technology – Molecular clock could greatly improve smartphone navigation

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Researchers report novel hybrid catalyst to split water

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Scientists fine-tune carbon nanotubes for flexible, fingertip-wearable terahertz imagers

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Let it rain! New coatings make natural fabrics waterproof

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – New results show that matter and antimatter interact with light in precisely the same way

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Bacteria proven to be worth their salt

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Seattle bans plastic straws, but US still has a long way to go

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Shining new light on the pineal gland

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – New method discovered to view proteins inside human cells

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Einstein gets it right again—weak and strong gravity objects fall the same way

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Fibre-optic transmission of 4000 km made possible by ultra-low-noise optical amplifiers

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Worms may hold the secret to longer life

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Mighty mitochondria flex their DNA power to help nucleus run the cell

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – A hydrogen sensor that works at room temperature

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Scientists develop highly sensitive molecular optical pressure sensor

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – UV narrow-band photodetector based on indium oxide nanocrystals

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Researchers develop a new method for turning skin cells into pluripotent stem cells

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – How CRISPR tools are unlocking new ways to fight disease

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – A step closer to single-atom data storage

PhysOrg.com – latest science and technology news stories – Capacitor-based architecture for AI hardware accelerators

CBC | Canada News – Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn’t have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

Home – Has Norway discovered the X factor for silicon-Li-ion cells

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Possible anti-aging intervention

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Computational model analysis reveals serotonin speeds learning

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Brain cells responsible for removing damaged neurons after injury identified

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – New tech improves ability to reflect sound back to its source

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Nicotine alters neurotransmission in habit-forming brain region

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Insight into the physics of the Higgs particle

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – A new tactic for starving tumors

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Tricky feat with stand-up molecule

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Novel drug therapy partially restores hearing in mice

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Spectral cloaking could make objects invisible under realistic conditions

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – THz spectroscopy could help explain water’s anomalies

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Building bridges with water molecules

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Thermal camouflage disguises hot and cold

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Administering hormones affects DNA

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – The neuroscience of human vocal pitch

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Sintering atomically thin materials with ceramics now possible

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Off/on switch for DNA repair protein

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Blood test enables reading our internal clock

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Direct conversion of non-neuronal cells into nerve cells

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Water compresses under a high gradient electric field

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – High performance nitride semiconductor for environmentally friendly photovoltaics

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Ultimate precision for sensor technology using qubits and machine learning

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Mutation and 3D modeling reveal new structure to cell division process

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – New vulnerability in deadly form of lung cancer discovered

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Training artificial intelligence with artificial X-rays

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – New vaccine candidates for malaria

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Novel HIV vaccine candidate is safe and induces immune response in healthy adults and monkeys

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Protein function repairing genetic damage in spermatogenesis identified

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Why some people get dizzy when hearing certain sounds

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Biologists discover process that neutralizes tumors

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Altered gene regulation is more widespread in cancer than expected

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Researchers confine mature cells to turn them into stem cells

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Biochemists discover cause of genome editing failures with hyped CRISPR system

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Breakthrough in construction of computers for mimicking human brain

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Pesticides influence bee learning and memory

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – The perfect terahertz beam — thanks to the 3-D printer

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Engineered cancer cells can fight primary and metastatic cancer

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – 15-minutes of exercise creates optimal brain state for mastering new motor skills

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Breakthrough synthesis strategy could mean wave of new medicinal compounds

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Bacteria-powered solar cell converts light to energy, even under overcast skies

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Stem cell therapy drug may protect against smoke-related COPD symptoms

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Gene therapy method developed to target damaged kidney cells

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – High-power thermoelectric generator utilizes thermal difference of only 5ºC

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Chinese scientists achieve success in nitrogen metallization

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Physicists uncover why nanomaterial loses superconductivity

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Switching brain circuits on and off without surgery

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – How antifreeze proteins stop ice cold

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Children with better coordination more likely to achieve at school

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Can ultrashort electron flashes help harvest nuclear energy?

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Organ regeneration is no longer a distant dream

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Allergic reactions to foods are milder in infants

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Complex brain circuitry revealed using new single-cell sequencing technology

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Qubits as valves: Controlling quantum heat engines

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Mitochondrial DNA in exosomes is the alarm that initiates the antiviral response

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Multivitamins do not promote cardiovascular health

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Breakthrough discovery will change treatment for COPD patients

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Finding the proteins that unpack DNA

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Products of omega-3 fatty acid metabolism may have anticancer effects, study shows

Ars Technica – Google researchers created an amazing scene-rendering AI

Ars Technica – Monster energy project wants to use Loch Ness as a giant battery

Hacker News – The hotel bathroom puzzle

Big Think – The future internet could be built of diamonds

Big Think – New X-ray technology produces striking 3D images in full color

Hack a Day – Putting More Tech Into More Hands: The Robin Hoods of Hackaday Prize

Hack a Day – Build Your Own Portable Arduino Soldering Iron

Hack a Day – 3D Printed Arduino Bot is Limbo Master

Hack a Day – Robotic Muscles from Fishing Line and Nichrome

Hack a Day – Building A Gasometer To Store Wood Gas And Other Bio-Fuels

Hack a Day – Diode Recovery Time Explained

Hack a Day – You Can Now Buy a Practical Gauss Gun

Hack a Day – It’s All In The Libs – Building A Plugin System Using Dynamic Loading

Hack a Day – Dual Sensor Echo Locator Gives High Accuracy at Low Cost

Hack a Day – Give the Clapper a Hand

Hack a Day – Supersize DIY R/C Servos From Windscreen Wipers

Hack a Day – 3D Printed Variable Area Jet Nozzle

Hack a Day – Watney: A Fully 3D Printed Rover Platform

Nano Patents and Innovations – How The Earth’s Core Formed 10 Billion Years Ago

Slashdot – SUSE Linux Sold For $2.5 Billion

mightyOhm – Elektor is now selling MightyOhm Geiger Counter kits in the EU!

Geek.com – Popcorn-Driven Robots Are Cool, But Not Sustainable

Geek.com – For Its Next Trick, Graphene Helps Control Water Evaporation

Geek.com – Crack Open the Piggy Banks: Blue Origin to Charge $200K For Space Flights

KurzweilAI.net Accelerating Intelligence News – MIT’s Cheetah 3 blind robot can climb a staircase littered with debris, leap, and gallop across rough terrain

KurzweilAI.net Accelerating Intelligence News – Nanomaterials that mimic nerve impulses (spikes) discovered

Next Big Future – Cancer cells engineered to trigger a death switch in other cancer cells

Next Big Future – Room temperature superconductivity evidence with graphene in contact with alkanes

Green Car Congress – Canada awarding $25K to project to develop rail engine capable of running on blends of hydrogen and diesel

Nano Patents and Innovations – Test Tube Born Artificial Neural Network Reads “Molecular Handwriting”

The Hacker News – Unpatched WordPress Flaw Gives Attackers Full Control Over Your Site

The Hacker News – Researchers Uncover New Attacks Against LTE Network Protocol

Hack a Day – Easy-Peelzy Makes 3D Prints Stick And Not Stick

Green Car Congress – Ford hits CO2 manufacturing emissions reduction target of 30% per vehicle 8 years early

Next Big Future – Super 72+ hour nearly perfect mosquito repellent could save millions of lives every year

Green Car Congress – Japan team discovers novel photocatalyst composed of abundant elements; overturns conventional views

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