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  • XENOMORPH BIOLOGY (MOSTLY) EXPLAINED!

    XENOMORPH BIOLOGY (MOSTLY) EXPLAINED!

    Via Nerdist : No movie monster is more menacing than the mysterious “xenomorph” (yes, small “x”–I’ll get to that). It’s ruthless, cunning, heavily armored, and filled with acid. Ever since we first saw H.R. Giger’s now infamous design come to life in Alien, fans have wanted to know more about […]

  • Archaeologists uncover Viking Army Camp

    Archaeologists uncover Viking Army Camp

    Via Heritage Daily : A huge camp which was home to thousands of Vikings as they prepared to conquer England in the late ninth century has been uncovered by archaeologists. Established in Torksey, on the banks of the River Trent in Lincolnshire, the camp was used as the Vikings’ defensive and […]

  • Why smart cities need to become smarter about technology

    Why smart cities need to become smarter about technology

    Via ComputerWeekly.com : Cities are experimenting with smarter ways to use technologies to improve the life of citizens, but their projects are fragmented. Is there a better approach? Smart cities need to become more intelligent about the way they control everything, from traffic lights to the distribution of water. Cities across […]

  • WPI students showcase ideas for reusing Notre Dame church

    WPI students showcase ideas for reusing Notre Dame church

    Via Telegram.com : WORCESTER – A gym, a contemporary art museum, an urban marketplace? Worcester Polytechnic Institute architecture students had many suggestions Tuesday for reusing Notre Dame des Canadiens Church. “Look at the wonderful ideas these students have presented,” said Dorothy Hargrove, a volunteer with Preservation Worcester. “Why would you ever […]

  • 5 Things You Need To Know As An Entrepreneur

    5 Things You Need To Know As An Entrepreneur

    Via BW Disrupt : India is seeing a new wave of entrepreneurship with youngsters wanting to experiment and take risks. If we go by the definition, the most obvious example of entrepreneurship is the starting of new businesses, of running one’s own enterprise. Different people have a different understanding of this […]

  • Smart chemistry is everywhere in everyday life

    Smart chemistry is everywhere in everyday life

    Via Albany Business Review : If you’re like many people, when you think of chemistry one of two images pops into your head: visions of the periodic table from your high school chemistry class or images of labs and beakers, microscopes and white coats. It may feel like chemistry is worlds […]

  • Diabetes? There’s an App for That

    Diabetes? There’s an App for That

    Via Seeker : Researchers are developing a smartphone-controlled system that can trigger insulin-producing cells implanted in the body. How’s this for a useful app? Researchers in China are developing a system that could one day allow diabetics to control their blood sugar using just a smartphone. Well, not just a smartphone. […]