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Development in Fog Harvesting Process May Make Water Available to the World's Poor
Science & Tech  (tags: Harvesting Process, Water, World, Poor )

- 1677 days ago -
In the arid Namib Desert on the west coast of Africa, one type of beetle has found a distinctive way of surviving. When the morning fog rolls in, the Stenocara gracilipes species, also known as the Namib Beetle, collects water droplets on its bumpy back,
Anti-Helium Discovered in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider Experiment
Science & Tech  (tags: Anti-Helium, Heavy Ion, Collider Experiment, science )

- 1677 days ago -
Eighteen examples of the heaviest antiparticle ever found, the nucleus of antihelium-4, have been made in the STAR experiment at RHIC, the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Computer Chips Wired With Nerve Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: Technology, Computer Chips, minds, brain, machines )

- 1712 days ago -
This technology could pave the way for melding minds with machines.Nerve cell tendrils readily thread their way through tiny semiconductor tubes, researchers find, forming a crisscrossed network like vines twining towards the sun.
NASA Spacecraft Now Circling Mercury -- a First
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, spacecraft, Mercury, space )

- 1716 days ago -
For the first time, Earth has a regular orbiting eye-in-the-sky spying on the solar system's smallest and strangest planet, Mercury.NASA's spacecraft called Messenger successfully veered into a pinpoint orbit Thursday night after a 6 1/2-year trip and....
EMC's Anti-Hacking Division Hacked
Science & Tech  (tags: EMC, anti-hacking, world, data storage computers, technology )

- 1716 days ago -
The world's biggest maker of data storage computers on Thursday said that its security division has been hacked, and that the intruders compromised a widely used technology for preventing computer break-ins.
Nuclear Contamination: What to Do
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Contamination, precaution, people, protection )

- 1719 days ago -
Evacuation, temporary shelter and iodine pills are the chief weapons for protecting civilians against nuclear fallout, experts say.A blast on Saturday that wrecked the concrete shell surrounding the No. 1 reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant release
'Fly Tree of Life' Mapped, Adds Big Branch of Evolutionary Knowledge
Science & Tech  (tags: Life, Evolution, Knowledge, flies )

- 1719 days ago -
Calling it the "new periodic table for flies," researchers at North Carolina State University and collaborators around the globe have mapped the evolutionary history of flies, providing a framework for further comparative studies on the insects that .....
Will March 19 'Supermoon' Trigger Natural Disasters?
Science & Tech  (tags: Supermoon, Earth, Natural disaster, planet, science )

- 1723 days ago -
On March 19, the moon will swing around Earth more closely than it has in the past 18 years, lighting up the night sky from just 221,567 miles (356,577 kilometers) away. On top of that, it will be full. And one astrologer believes it could inflict .......
Type With Your Mind
Science & Tech  (tags: Technology, mind, brain waves )

- 1724 days ago -
For people with spinal injuries or other conditions that impair use of the arms or vocal cords -- or for the curious who just think it's cool -- the intendiX spells words based on brain waves.
Kaspar the Friendly Robot Helps Autistic Kids
Science & Tech  (tags: Kaspar, friend, robot, technology, autistic kids, autism )

- 1725 days ago -
Eden Sawczenko used to recoil when other little girls held her hand and turned stiff when they hugged her. This year, the 4-year-old autistic girl began playing with a robot that teaches about emotions and physical contact -- and now she hugs everyone.
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