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Data Mining 200 Years of Patent Office Records To Reveal The Nature of Invention | MIT Technology Review

Data Mining 200 Years of Patent Office Records To Reveal The Nature of Invention | MIT Technology Review | MishMash | Scoop.it
The elaborate records kept by the US Patent Office since 1790 are allowing researchers to study the nature of invention and how it has changed in 200 years.
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Good news: The ozone layer is finally healing

Good news: The ozone layer is finally healing | MishMash | Scoop.it
A new study finds for the first time that the Antarctic ozone layer is finally healing.
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A New 400K Distance Record Set in Quantum Cryptography

A New 400K Distance Record Set in Quantum Cryptography | MishMash | Scoop.it
A team from China has refined the measurement-independent quantum cryptography method, sending keys and data faster and farther away than other teams thus far.
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New high-tech weapon in the war on cervical cancer

New high-tech weapon in the war on cervical cancer | MishMash | Scoop.it
Biop Medical’s device, due out in 2017, optically scans the cervix for early signs of cancer, analyzes the images and indicates where to perform a biopsy.
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The World's First Self-Cleaning Metal Repels Water And Dirt

The World's First Self-Cleaning Metal Repels Water And Dirt | MishMash | Scoop.it
Surface properties of the lotus leaf inspired researchers to develop a method of manufacturing fluid-repellent surfaces. This method is 156 times faster than previous methods.
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The Sacramento Kings’ New Stadium Is Wired for Virtual Reality

The Sacramento Kings’ New Stadium Is Wired for Virtual Reality | MishMash | Scoop.it
The wireless Internet at the NBA team’s new arena is designed to let fans watch virtual reality replays from any seat in the house.
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IBM Will Have A 200-Petaflop Supercomputer Ready by 2018

IBM Will Have A 200-Petaflop Supercomputer Ready by 2018 | MishMash | Scoop.it
The US DOE is expecting a 200-petaflop supercomputer from IBM in 2018, which will be faster than the current record holder, China's TaihuLight
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SALt : la lampe qui veut illuminer les Philippines avec du sel

SALt : la lampe qui veut illuminer les Philippines avec du sel | MishMash | Scoop.it
FIGARO DEMAIN - L'objectif principal de la lampe est d'apporter l'éclairage aux communautés rurales du pays et leur donner une alternative aux lamps à kérosène. Et cela, grâce à l'eau de mer.
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The building brutal heat wave, in four graphics

The building brutal heat wave, in four graphics | MishMash | Scoop.it
As a large part of the U.S. braces for searing heat, here's what's happening.
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Could Groundwater Desalination Solve California’s Water Crisis?

Could Groundwater Desalination Solve California’s Water Crisis? | MishMash | Scoop.it
A new Israeli study suggests that saline groundwater could be better for desalinization through reverse osmosis, possibly solving California's water crisis.
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Scientists glimpse why life can't happen without water: Water molecules control protein motion, study finds

Scientists glimpse why life can't happen without water: Water molecules control protein motion, study finds | MishMash | Scoop.it
Scientists are getting closer to directly observing how and why water is essential to life as we know it.
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Will the Future Be Hellish, Heavenly, or Simply Better Than Today?

Will the Future Be Hellish, Heavenly, or Simply Better Than Today? | MishMash | Scoop.it
What will the future look like? Imagine it for a second. Maybe you see a gleaming city cleaner than anything has a right to be.... read more
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Antarctic Carbon Dioxide Reaches Staggering 400 ppm, Highest Level in 4 million Years

Antarctic Carbon Dioxide Reaches Staggering 400 ppm, Highest Level in 4 million Years | MishMash | Scoop.it
The steady rise of carbon dioxide levels has finally reached its last station, Antarctica, where it recently breached the 400 ppm threshold.
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Google Just Plugged Into Japan With Its Own Undersea Cable

Google Just Plugged Into Japan With Its Own Undersea Cable | MishMash | Scoop.it
Google just plugged itself straight into Japan, turning on a giant Internet cable that stretches across the Pacific.
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Israel sends drip irrigation to small Paraguay farms

Israel sends drip irrigation to small Paraguay farms | MishMash | Scoop.it
The donation is part of the Family Drip System project led by a Paraguayan graduate of an Israeli agricultural training program.
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Scientists Found An Enormous Reserve Of Helium, And It's A 'Game-Changing' Discovery

Scientists Found An Enormous Reserve Of Helium, And It's A 'Game-Changing' Discovery | MishMash | Scoop.it
In the midst of fears of our helium deposits running out, a research team has found a large helium deposit in the volcanic rich Rift Valley in Tanzania using a new method of detection.
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Why Platform Disruption Is So Much Bigger than Product Disruption

Why Platform Disruption Is So Much Bigger than Product Disruption | MishMash | Scoop.it
New products change what we buy, but new platforms have much broader effects.
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Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling | MishMash | Scoop.it
New technology, developed by MIT Professor Dave Wilson, harnesses the sun's energy and stores it to cook food even at night.
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Singapore To Unveil The World’s First Mechanical Forest Later This Month

Singapore To Unveil The World’s First Mechanical Forest Later This Month | MishMash | Scoop.it
Taking up just a fraction of the 250-acre landscaping project known as
‘Gardens by the Bay’ in Singapore, the world’s first ‘mechanical forest’ in
Singapore truly is a sight to behold. Opening June 29th, this unique
merging of breathtaking engineering and the beauty of nature comprises of
18-man made “supertrees” standing proud at up to 50 metres above the ocean
bay.
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New Tech Installed on The ISS Set To Form Solar System-Wide 'Internet'

New Tech Installed on The ISS Set To Form Solar System-Wide 'Internet' | MishMash | Scoop.it
The ISS has just installed a new technology known as Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking, the first stage in a new mission that aims to allow the implementation of a Solar System-wide Internet in the near future.
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By Improving Access To Basic Necessities, Israeli Technologies Transform Africa, Save Lives

By Improving Access To Basic Necessities, Israeli Technologies Transform Africa, Save Lives | MishMash | Scoop.it
From water technologies to agricultural solutions and medical devices, Israeli companies improve the lives of millions.
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NASA Just Unveiled Its All-Electric X-57 Plane

NASA Just Unveiled Its All-Electric X-57 Plane | MishMash | Scoop.it
NASA unveiled the design of its latest aviation project, the X-57 electric aircraft. The electric plane is geared to be the fast and energy efficient.
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What Does Britain’s Solar Record Tell Us?

What Does Britain’s Solar Record Tell Us? | MishMash | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington reported in The Guardian that solar PV plants in Great Britain generated more electricity than coal in May.
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This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games

This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games | MishMash | Scoop.it
The way we learn today is just wrong. Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like…Angry Birds. Half of school dropouts name boredom... read more
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