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Why aren’t there more female engineers?
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Is it a bird? A snowboarder? No, it's a drone.
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What? Another country has run out of fries?
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Mass. time capsule contains coin older than America
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Christmas comes late to International Space Station
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Scientists will use football fans to simulate quake
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You can see tomorrow's cars today – in Detroit
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Commuter bus runs on human waste
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Two men close to completing world's toughest climb
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Smart watches: They aren’t just for geeks anymore
Why aren’t there more female engineers?
In U.S. universities, women make up just 12 percent of engineering professors. Likewise, just 11 percent of working engineers are female. Yet women represent 20 percent of the engineering degrees awarded each year, as the Washington Post points out. Researchers have long que...
In U.S. universities, women make up just 12 percent of engineering professors. Likewise, just 11 percent of working engineers are female. Yet women represent 20 percent of the engineering degrees awarded each year, as the Washington Post points out. Researchers have long que...
In U.S. universities, women make up just 12 percent of engineering professors. Likewise, just 11 percent of working e...
- Posted on January 23, 2015
Is it a bird? A snowboarder? No, it's a drone.
If Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland or those other snowboarders feel like something is following them at the Winter X Games, they'll be right. ESPN is adding camera-carrying drones to its coverage of the Winter X Games, using the cutting-edge technology to cover snowboardcro...
If Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland or those other snowboarders feel like something is following them at the Winter X Games, they'll be right. ESPN is adding camera-carrying drones to its coverage of the Winter X Games, using the cutting-edge technology to cover snowboardcro...
If Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland or those other snowboarders feel like something is following them at the Winter X...
- Posted on January 22, 2015
What? Another country has run out of fries?
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes and are now serving alternatives like deep-fried arepa flatbreads or yuca, a starchy staple of traditional South American cooking....
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes and are now serving alternatives like deep-fried arepa flatbreads or yuca, a starchy staple of traditional South American cooking....
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's fran...
- Posted on January 21, 2015
Mass. time capsule contains coin older than America
Early residents of Boston valued a robust press as much as their history and currency if the contents of a time capsule dating back to the years just after the Revolutionary War are any guide. When conservators at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston recently removed items from t...
Early residents of Boston valued a robust press as much as their history and currency if the contents of a time capsule dating back to the years just after the Revolutionary War are any guide. When conservators at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston recently removed items from t...
Early residents of Boston valued a robust press as much as their history and currency if the contents of a time capsu...
- Posted on January 21, 2015
Christmas comes late to International Space Station
A shipment of much-needed groceries and belated Christmas presents has reached the International Space Station. The SpaceX company's supply ship, Dragon, pulled up Monday at the orbiting lab two days after its liftoff. Station commander Butch Wilmore used a robot arm to grab...
A shipment of much-needed groceries and belated Christmas presents has reached the International Space Station. The SpaceX company's supply ship, Dragon, pulled up Monday at the orbiting lab two days after its liftoff. Station commander Butch Wilmore used a robot arm to grab...
A shipment of much-needed groceries and belated Christmas presents has reached the International Space Station. ...
- Posted on January 20, 2015
Scientists will use football fans to simulate quake
The jumps, stomps and roars of fans cheering on the Seattle Seahawks have been known to shake the ground around CenturyLink Field. Now scientists will use expected fan quakes during a playoff game to experiment with an earthquake early warning system. Scientists first notice...
The jumps, stomps and roars of fans cheering on the Seattle Seahawks have been known to shake the ground around CenturyLink Field. Now scientists will use expected fan quakes during a playoff game to experiment with an earthquake early warning system. Scientists first notice...
The jumps, stomps and roars of fans cheering on the Seattle Seahawks have been known to shake the ground around Centu...
- Posted on January 20, 2015
You can see tomorrow's cars today – in Detroit
The North American International Auto Show is going on in Detroit with media and industry previews and it opens to the public Saturday, Jan. 17. Here are some of the new cars and experimental concept vehicles unveiled at the show: — HYUNDAI SANTA CRUZ CONCEPT: It's ...
The North American International Auto Show is going on in Detroit with media and industry previews and it opens to the public Saturday, Jan. 17. Here are some of the new cars and experimental concept vehicles unveiled at the show: — HYUNDAI SANTA CRUZ CONCEPT: It's ...
The North American International Auto Show is going on in Detroit with media and industry previews and it opens to th...
- Posted on January 16, 2015
Commuter bus runs on human waste
On November 20, 2014, tourists boarded a bus at the Bristol Airport bound for the city of Bath, England. The markings on the bus, however, might have tipped them off that something was different: One side of the vehicle depicted people dumping food scraps into food-recycling bins (...
On November 20, 2014, tourists boarded a bus at the Bristol Airport bound for the city of Bath, England. The markings on the bus, however, might have tipped them off that something was different: One side of the vehicle depicted people dumping food scraps into food-recycling bins (...
On November 20, 2014, tourists boarded a bus at the Bristol Airport bound for the city of Bath, England. The markings...
- Posted on January 16, 2015
Two men close to completing world's toughest climb
Two men are attempting what has been called the most difficult rock climb in the world, a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Kevin Jorgeson, 30, of Santa Rosa, California, and Tommy Caldwell, 36, of Estes Park, Colora...
Two men are attempting what has been called the most difficult rock climb in the world, a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Kevin Jorgeson, 30, of Santa Rosa, California, and Tommy Caldwell, 36, of Estes Park, Colora...
Two men are attempting what has been called the most difficult rock climb in the world, a free climb of a half-mile s...
- Posted on January 15, 2015
Smart watches: They aren’t just for geeks anymore
Smartwatches don't have to look ugly to be functional. Clothing and accessories designers are collaborating with engineers to produce computerized wristwatches that people will want to wear all day and night. With Apple preparing to release a watch line that includes an 18-k...
Smartwatches don't have to look ugly to be functional. Clothing and accessories designers are collaborating with engineers to produce computerized wristwatches that people will want to wear all day and night. With Apple preparing to release a watch line that includes an 18-k...
Smartwatches don't have to look ugly to be functional. Clothing and accessories designers are collaborating with engi...
- Posted on January 15, 2015
Video game found in trash going to Smithsonian
One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. Museum specialist Drew Robarge made the announcement in a blog post. He included a photo...
One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. Museum specialist Drew Robarge made the announcement in a blog post. He included a photo...
One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried in the New Mexico desert ha...
- Posted on January 14, 2015
What's in a name? A free, round-the-world trip!
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right. Jordan Axani, 28, and his then girlfriend, named Elizabeth Gallagher, booked heavily discounted round-the-world a...
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right. Jordan Axani, 28, and his then girlfriend, named Elizabeth Gallagher, booked heavily discounted round-the-world a...
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same na...
- Posted on January 14, 2015
Oregon's wandering wolf now leader of a pack
Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, is officially the leader of his own pack. State and federal wildlife agencies said they have designated OR-7, his mate and their pups the Rogue Pack, for their location in the Rogue River drainage in the Cascades east of Medford. ...
Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, is officially the leader of his own pack. State and federal wildlife agencies said they have designated OR-7, his mate and their pups the Rogue Pack, for their location in the Rogue River drainage in the Cascades east of Medford. ...
Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, is officially the leader of his own pack. State and federal wildlife age...
- Posted on January 13, 2015
Are we alone in the universe? Maybe not!
Earth has a few more near-twin planets outside our solar system, tantalizing possibilities in the search for extraterrestrial life. Astronomers have announced that depending on definitions, they have confirmed three or four more planets that are about the same size as Earth ...
Earth has a few more near-twin planets outside our solar system, tantalizing possibilities in the search for extraterrestrial life. Astronomers have announced that depending on definitions, they have confirmed three or four more planets that are about the same size as Earth ...
Earth has a few more near-twin planets outside our solar system, tantalizing possibilities in the search for extrater...
- Posted on January 13, 2015
The tales that plants can tell
They are silent and stationary, but scientists look to them to tell stories about what happened in the past. Because plants are all around us, and specific in their needs, they are great indicators of ecosystem change. Just as an animal might move to a different place if conditions...
They are silent and stationary, but scientists look to them to tell stories about what happened in the past. Because plants are all around us, and specific in their needs, they are great indicators of ecosystem change. Just as an animal might move to a different place if conditions...
They are silent and stationary, but scientists look to them to tell stories about what happened in the past. Because ...
- Posted on January 12, 2015