Like an electric blanket, this slab of concrete promises to keep airport runways warmer and bridges free from ice whenever winter storms strike. Researchers have altered the basic foundation of roadbuilding material so it can electrically melt ice and snow. At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln they mixed in steel shavings The post De-icing Concrete Can
In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, patients are often unable to remember recent experiences. However, a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain — they just can’t be easily accessed. The MIT neuroscientists report in Nature that mice in the early stages The post ‘Lost’ Memories in
A water bottle that refills itself out of thin air could mean clean drinking water for millions of people. Austrian designer and university student Kristof Retezár dreamed up Fontus as a way for cyclists to top off their water supply on long rides. QUENCH YOUR THIRST FOR GOOD NEWS WITH OUR The post Self-Filling Water Bottle
An amputee has been able to feel textures for the first time using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in his arm. The post Bionic Fingertip Lets Amputee Feel Texture (WATCH) appeared first on Good News Network.
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This past year saw giant leaps in how we cure cancer, with breakthroughs in treating Alzheimers and preventing Ebola. These technological developments – both big and small – promise better lives in the years to come. Here are ten of the most positive health and science breakthroughs of 2015. 1. New The post Top 10 Health,
UK scientists developed a breakthrough graphene material that may allow indoor solar cells to capture energy from indirect sunlight, as well as ambient energy from household devices. The post New Material Evokes Indoor Solar Cells That Can Capture Indirect Light appeared first on Good News Network.
This 18-year-old high school senior used popcorn, backyard props, and some slapstick humor to explain, in easy to understand terms, one of the most complex and world-changing scientific theories ever—Albert Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity. Ryan Chester chuckled when he got the news his video had won the first ever The post Teen Wins $400K
For the first time, scientists have identified the activity of a metabolic enzyme found in the batteries of human skin cells as being key to the declines of aging. A Newcastle University study, published online in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, has found that the activity of mitochondrial complex II The post Scientists Make Anti-Aging
In a country suffering from a severe water shortage, a new innovation could turn salty seawater into a ready supply for drinking and irrigation. The new filter invented by Egyptian scientists promises to make saltwater drinkable using just half the energy relied upon by current methods. It was created using a The post Breakthrough in Arid
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