Videos of Live Embryos, Cancer Cell Win 'Small World' Awards
April 23rd, 2014
This video might change the way you look at quail eggs. A scientist who made a stunning time-lapse video of a growing quail embryo took home top honors in Nikon's 2013 Small World in Motion Competition.
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Best GPS Running Watches
April 23rd, 2014
Are you interested in buying a GPS watch to track your running performance and fitness? Live Science's in-depth reviews can help you decide which device to purchase.
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Navy Plans to Test Electromagnetic Mach 7 Railgun at Sea
April 22nd, 2014
After a decade of tests on land, the U.S. Navy is preparing to put a prototype of an electromagnetic railgun through its paces at sea.
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Mantis Shrimp's Attack Claw Inspires Tough New Material Design
Mantis Shrimp
April 23rd, 2014
Mantis shrimp attack their prey using a clublike claw that accelerates faster than a .22-caliber bullet. Researchers think studying the structure of this club could inspire stronger, more impact-resistant materials.
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With a Bullet: China's High-Speed Rail Dream Begins to take Flight (Op-Ed)
high-speed trains, bullet trains, transportation
April 22nd, 2014
As a young university student, I first visited Guangzhou during the mid-1990s and found it a gloomy and unsettling place. When I went back again in 2010, it was transformed. Here was living proof of the media mantra that “China is changing.”
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Nano Webs Could Counterfeit-Proof Credit Cards
Credit card secured by a metal lock. Digital illustration.
April 22nd, 2014
Money, gadgets and credit cards could soon have tiny, invisible anti-counterfeiting "fingerprints" embedded into them, making it pretty much impossible to falsify such objects, say scientists.
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'Chameleon' Crystals Could Camouflage Clothing & Cars
chameleon crystals
April 23rd, 2014
Just as a chameleon can instantly morph its skin color to match its surroundings, a new method of controlling crystals using light and chemistry could make clothing or cars change color on demand.
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3D Print a New House in Just a Few Hours
3d-printed-house
April 22nd, 2014
Gone are the days when building a house required months of hammering wall studs, screwing floor joists and other backbreaking tasks. If a company in China has its way, a new house can be yours in a matter of hours with a 3D printer.
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