Plastic Does Decay, Creating a Crisis for 20th-Century Art
Hungarian artist László Moholy-Nagy, 20th-century art, plastics
May 23rd, 2015
Because conservation scientists strive to shed light on an artist’s processes and materials choices, our work can be like that of a detective.
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Ultra-Fast 'Hyperloop' Train Gets Test Track in California
Hyperloop Passenger Transport Capsule Conceptual Design Rendering
May 22nd, 2015
The "Hyperloop," a hypothetical high-speed transportation system that could shuttle people between Los Angeles and San Francisco in only 30 minutes, just sped a bit closer to reality.
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Rehab Exoskeleton is First of Its Kind (Video)
HARMONY rehab exoskeleton
May 21st, 2015
Exoskeletons aren't only for combat — they have potential to help patients recovering from stroke.
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Record-Breaking Energy Unleashed in Largest Atom Smasher
Protons collide at 13 tera-electronvolts, sending showers of particles through the CMS detector inside the Large Hadron Collider.
May 22nd, 2015
The beauty of the fallout from particles slamming into each other with record-breaking energy can be seen in images released yesterday.
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Jetpacks! Robots! 'Tomorrowland's' Awesome Vision of the Future
Tomorrowland movie still
May 22nd, 2015
If the movie "Tomorrowland" is anything to go by, the future will be filled with jetpacks, flying trains and, of course, evil robots.
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How an Artificial Intelligence Learned to 'Bluff' at Poker
computer and poker chips
May 19th, 2015
Computers have already succeeded in beating humans at chess and Jeopardy! Soon, they may add poker to that list.
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Best Pedometers 2015 - Devices for Fitness Motivation
The Jawbone UP Move and the Garmin Vivoactive.
May 21st, 2015
We recently reviewed nearly two dozen fitness trackers, sports watches, pedometers and smartphone apps to find the best devices for counting steps.
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Greased Lightning! NASA Drone Advances Unmanned Craft
NASA Greased Lightning Drone
May 20th, 2015
A huge, 10-engine drone dubbed "Greased Lightning" successfully completed a series of flight tests recently, paving the way for new types of unmanned vehicles that could one day carry people.
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