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Pentagon Teams With Tech Consortium to Develop Wearable Systems

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter awarded $75 million on Friday to help a consortium of high-tech firms and researchers develop electronic systems packed with sensors flexible enough to be worn by soldiers or molded onto the skin of a plane. 403 more words

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Gummy Bear Lab

The 7th graders had fun this week using metric measurements during our Gummy Bear Lab!

  
  

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Clouds and Climate

Professor Henrik Svensmark explains just how significant his research into clouds may be for climate change prediction and how cosmic rays affect cloud creation.

Climate Change

Device That Makes Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight and Water

A new prototype that turns the sun’s energy into hydrogen fuel could point the way to commercially viable artificial photosynthesis. Fuel made inexpensively through artificial photosynthesis could be the ultimate renewable energy source. 64 more words

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Your brain is still 30 times more powerful than the best supercomputers

While we can't completely dismiss the idea of an AI-driven robot revolution in the distant future, a new study has found that even today's most advanced supercomputers are only one-thirtieth as powerful as the human brain, so we should be able to out-think the robots we're sharing our lives with for some time yet. 18 more words

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Careful with antibiotics, too many could lead to diabetes

Taking too many antibiotics could lead to Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Many types of antibiotics were associated with a higher risk of diabetes, but there was a stronger link with the use of narrow-spectrum antibiotics such as penicillin V. 18 more words

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De-scientifying Manan

I sucked at math in school
That explains why I am not calculative at all
Chemistry was a nightmare
Could never formulate, still cannot
Physics never mattered to me… 259 more words

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