Ancient Arts of Origami and Kirigami Inspire Mechanical Metamaterials

    Ancient Arts of Origami and Kirigami Inspire Mechanical Metamaterials

    Origami- and kirigami-based metamaterials have applications from robotics to medical devices. The ancient arts of origami, the art of paper-folding,…
    Lightweight space robot with precise control developed

    Lightweight space robot with precise control developed

    Researchers design a lightweight space manipulator and the proposed integral adaptive admittance control method has better performance than the traditional…
    Google search will now show you which local doctors accept Medicare

    Google search will now show you which local doctors accept Medicare

    Do you go to Google first when you find a weird blemish on your skin or have a pain in…
    After leaving Twitter, Jack Dorsey rebrands Square as Block

    After leaving Twitter, Jack Dorsey rebrands Square as Block

    The big picture: Square is getting a fresh coat of paint. The financial services company co-founded by Jack Dorsey is…
    Pythagoras’ Revenge: Humans Didn’t Invent Mathematics, It’s What the Physical World Is Made Of

    Pythagoras’ Revenge: Humans Didn’t Invent Mathematics, It’s What the Physical World Is Made Of

    Many people think that mathematics is a human invention. To this way of thinking, mathematics is like a language: it…
    Chemical pollutants disrupt reproduction in anemonefish, study finds

    Chemical pollutants disrupt reproduction in anemonefish, study finds

    The sex of anemonefish is dependent on environmental cues, allowing researchers to study how environmental chemicals can affect their reproduction.…
    This self-heating mug system double as a wireless phone charger

    This self-heating mug system double as a wireless phone charger

    Does anybody else feel like your coffee or tea never keeps warm throughout the day? By the time you finish…
    Tesla is now selling a $1,900 Cyberquad For Kids

    Tesla is now selling a $1,900 Cyberquad For Kids

    What just happened? Don’t have a spare $40,000 (starting price) for a Cybertruck? Tesla has launched something a little cheaper,…
    Plague of Justinian Was Nothing Like Flu and May Have Hit England Before Constantinople

    Plague of Justinian Was Nothing Like Flu and May Have Hit England Before Constantinople

    Hand of Plague victim. Credit: CDC/ Dr. Jack Poland ‘Plague skeptics’ are wrong to underestimate the devastating impact that bubonic…
    How you speak up at work can affect whether you’re picked for a team

    How you speak up at work can affect whether you’re picked for a team

    Overhead view of interior design final project presentations in the Design Center at Iowa State University, April 2017. Credit: Christopher…
    4 new myths about climate change—and how to debunk them

    4 new myths about climate change—and how to debunk them

    Ten years ago, it may have seemed like climate change denial was an ordinary, if not misinformed, opinion shared among…
    Activision and Raven Software lay off Call of Duty QA testers

    Activision and Raven Software lay off Call of Duty QA testers

    Cutting corners: Raven Software’s quality assurance testers are being called into meetings to notify them of pending layoffs. The decision…
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