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Human RFID Implant – Orwellian or Requested?

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

RFID Implant

Image by Amal Graafstra [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr

What could be perceived as raising the specter of “Big Brother”, a Wisconsin company is offering employees microchip implants beginning this month. A majority have agreed, do you? Continue reading “Human RFID Implant – Orwellian or Requested?” »

Composite Posits Coral Bleaching Remedy

Posted on July 26th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

coral bleaching

Image by Matt Kieffer [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr

Could recent advancements in additive manufacturing provide a solution to coral bleaching? One proposal suggests it’s not only viable, but sustainable. Continue reading “Composite Posits Coral Bleaching Remedy” »

All Electric for Volvo but Not Petrol-free

Posted on July 19th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

For more than 130 years, the internal combustion engine has dutifully served the automotive industry. Could the recent move by Volvo Cars sound its death knell? Continue reading “All Electric for Volvo but Not Petrol-free” »

This Summer’s Blockbuster: A Total Solar Eclipse

Posted on July 12th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Solar Flare

Image by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center via Goddard Media Studios

Treat yourself or your budding young scientists to something truly amazing this summer, a total solar eclipse. Here’s how to be ready on August 21, 2017, when the entire United States will experience the phenomenon from the west to east coasts. Continue reading “This Summer’s Blockbuster: A Total Solar Eclipse” »

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