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Chef Central sells new knife perfected by NASA
For some space-age technology in your kitchen, try the VMatter 8" professional chef's knife from VMatter Cutlery.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
6. Princeton University
UC Berkeley is fond of calling itself the best university in the world. And even though Caltech ranks #1 - again - on this year's World University Rankings released by Times Higher Education, UC Berkeley can still claim to be the best.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Mapping the daily progression of large wildland fires using MODIS active fire data
Sander Veraverbeke A B D , Fernando Sedano B C , Simon J. Hook A , James T. Randerson B , Yufang Jin B and Brendan M. Rogers B A Jet Propulsion Laboratory , California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
San Gabriel Valley: Bitcoin Creator Not The Only Inventor In Town
If it seems strange to find the inventor of Bitcoin living in the San Gabriel Valley, it's actually not all that surprising given the area is home to one of the most prominent research universities in the United States, The California Institute of Technology ; NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory ; and the original Internet incubator, Idealab .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Daily Princetonian
News & Notes: Princeton ranked sixth in Times Higher Education World Rankings
Princeton University was ranked sixth in the latest edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, which was released Wednesday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
University of Cambridge
Strings that surprise: how a theory scaled up
In August 1984 two physicists arrived at a formula that transformed our understanding of string theory, an achievement now recognised by a major award.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, California Institute of Technology Assigned Patent
The co-inventors are . The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=31&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140225.PD.&s2=%28PA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/25/2014+AND+AS/PA&RS=ISD/02/25/2014+AND+AS/PA Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by
Sun Mar 02, 2014
New technique detects water vapour on Jupiter-like planet - Indiatalkies.com
Washington, March 2: As we rejoice the news of presence of water on Mars, researchers have now used a new technique to detect water in the atmosphere of an extra-solar planet of Jupiter-like mass orbiting a nearby star.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Telltale Signs It's Time to Treat Your Depression
Depression is a serious illness with varying degrees. When it's mild, it makes some areas of a person's life challenging, according to Deborah Serani, PsyD, a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating mood disorders.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Wanted: Bubble Detector
Imagine if somehow we could rig up a bubble detector: something to tell investors when stock prices had reached unsustainable levels.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Curiosity Rover Passes Interesting Ground On Mars
Image Caption: This landscape scene photographed by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows rows of rocks in the foreground and Mount Sharp on the horizon.
Stunning six-sided snowflakes bloom in slow motion
You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake - but these are. Film-maker Vyacheslav Ivanov used a high-speed camera to record these individual snowflakes blooming into being like chilly flowers.
Boom in Finding Dwarf Planets May Be Over
For decades Pluto was the undisputed heavyweight champion in the far reaches of the outer solar system.
Researchers at California Institute of Technology Release New Data on Myeloid Cells
Iron oxide nanoparticles have become a popular platform for the fabrication of PET/MRI probes owing to their advantages of high MRI detection sensitivity, biocompatibility, and biodegradability."
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Scientists try to decode one part of mouse brain to understand our own
A diamond-tipped slicer is used to prepare a piece of a mouse's brain, top, for examination at the Allen Institute for Brain Science.
Centre Daily Times
Penn State researchers help detect water on distant planet
Penn State scientists were on a team of researchers that has detected water in the atmosphere of a large planet outside the Earth's solar system, the university announced this week.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
R & D
Detection of water vapor in the atmosphere of a hot Jupiter
Although liquid water covers a majority of Earth's surface, scientists are still searching for planets outside of our solar system that contain water.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Better Laser for Optical Communication Developed
The backbone of the Internet is comprised in large part by lasers and optical fiber, as optical communication can transmit prodigious amounts of data rapidly and efficiently.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Largest-ever optical telescope finds home atop Mauna Kea volcano
An artist's rendition shows the planned Thirty Meter Telescope, which will be the world's largest when it's finished in 2018 at the summit of Mauna Kea volcano in Hawaii.