In the world of automotive technology, patents exclusive to one automaker have traditionally been guarded as extremely valuable possessions, never to make it into a rival brand's hands. When an automaker's flagship sports car model can boast up to 416 horsepower from an...
How do great guitarists bend a string like Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix? One scientist sought to figure out how legendary performers make great music. "Very good guitarists will manipulate the strings to make the instrument sing," David Robert Grimes, a physicist at Oxford...
Only 8.2 percent of human DNA is likely to be doing something important — is functional — say researchers. This figure is very different from one given in 2012, when some scientists involved in the ENCODE project stated...
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Before he died, Albert Einstein requested that his whole body be cremated as soon as possible after death, and his ashes scattered in an undisclosed location. He didn't want his mortal remains to be turned into a shrine, but his request was only partially heeded. Einstein's...
Thor, the hammer-wielding Marvel Comics superhero, is getting a major makeover, with a female in the...
A new maze from Danish architecture firm BIG is made for those...
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