Month: May 2019

John Munson/Cornell UniversityCornell professor of biologiCornell professor of biological and environmental engineering Dan Luo and research associate Shogo Hamada have created a DNA material capable of metabolism, in addition to self-assembly and organization. By Matt Hayes | April 10, 2019 As a genetic material, DNA is responsible for all known life. But DNA is also a polymer. Tapping into […]

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  By KARL WILSON | China Daily | Updated: 2018-10-08 07:20    Ehang 184, a passenger drone, takes a test flight in Guangzhou in February. FENG ZHOUFENG/FOR CHINA DAILYThe stuff of science fiction is close to becoming realityBack in February, drone manufacturer Ehang released a video of the world’s first passenger drone, the Ehang 184.The video showed the drone […]

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  By KARL WILSON | China Daily | Updated: 2018-10-08 07:20    Ehang 184, a passenger drone, takes a test flight in Guangzhou in February. FENG ZHOUFENG/FOR CHINA DAILYThe stuff of science fiction is close to becoming realityBack in February, drone manufacturer Ehang released a video of the world’s first passenger drone, the Ehang 184.The video showed the drone […]

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ANSES warnsAmélie BAUBEAU,AFP•May 15, 2019        LED lighting can damage the eye’s retina and disturb natural sleep rhythms    LED lighting can damage the eye’s retina and disturb natural sleep rhythmsYahoo News VideoScroll back up to restore default view.Maisons-Alfort (France) (AFP) – The “blue light” in LED lighting can damage the eye’s retina and disturb natural sleep rhythms, France’s […]

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 by Brookhaven National LaboratoryTellurium-containing polymer-based solar cells can absorb light across an exceptionally broad spectrum and have the potential to enhance power conversion efficiencies.The investigation of light absorbing organic semiconductors is important for the development of lightweight flexible solar cells. Replacing sulfur atoms in commonly used, polymer-based solar cells with tellurium atoms results in materials that […]

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In a first, Israel responds to Hamas hackers with an air strikeIsrael military said it bombed building housing Hamas cyber forces.By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | May 5, 2019 — 19:36 GMT (01:06 IST) | Topic: Security  Source: IDF SEE ALSO10 dangerous app vulnerabilities to watch out for (free PDF)For the first time, Israel has used brute military force to respond to a […]

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PROJECT BUILD LIBRARY CONTACTVERSION 3 – DEVELOP“I like that Aweigh is open-ended. It supports a kind of continuous search and questioning.— J. , stackoverflow enthusiastAweigh – Version 3 was created for users like J. who appreciate the challenge and the freedom to build their own digital devices. All of Aweigh’s necessary components are simple electronics, which can be found […]

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PROJECT BUILD LIBRARY CONTACT BASICS 0.  IntroNavigation technology is an essential ability for the survival, development, and organisation of both animals and humans. Aweigh combines a biomimetic hardware mechanism with an algorithm inspired by obsolete technologies to calculate the latitude and longitude of the user. This technology is currently being developed and performance tested as a novel insect-inspired optical compass […]

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