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Google Shows Developers a Sub-$100 Smartphone | MIT Technology Review

Google Shows Developers a Sub-$100 Smartphone | MIT Technology Review | MishMash | Scoop.it
A new line of smartphones designed by Google could spread Internet access more widely in poor regions of the world.
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Air Pollution From Coal Single Largest Health Impact In China

Air Pollution From Coal Single Largest Health Impact In China | MishMash | Scoop.it
A recent comprehensive study has concluded that coal combustion is the single largest source of air pollution-related health impact in China, contributing to 366,000 premature deaths in China in 20…
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"Strange" Signal From Star Triggers SETI Investigation—Much To Scientists' Dismay

"Strange" Signal From Star Triggers SETI Investigation—Much To Scientists' Dismay | MishMash | Scoop.it
A strong signal detected over a year ago from the Hercules constellation is now being assessed. While astronomers doubt that it came from an advanced extraterrestrial civilization, they think it's worth having a look (if only to quell the rumors).
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Peter Diamandis: We'll Radically Extend Our Lives With New Technologies

Peter Diamandis: We'll Radically Extend Our Lives With New Technologies | MishMash | Scoop.it
How long do you think you’ll live? You probably have some idea, and no doubt, you can easily imagine a maximum limit. We humans tend... read more
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A better way to predict the weather on sea and over land

A better way to predict the weather on sea and over land | MishMash | Scoop.it
Scientists have made new updates to old technology that will enable weather forecasters to make improved predictions of severe weather.
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Humans Kickstarted Climate Change Nearly 200 Years Earlier Than Scientists Thought

Humans Kickstarted Climate Change Nearly 200 Years Earlier Than Scientists Thought | MishMash | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that global warming began during the early stages of the Industrial Revolution and is first detectable in the Arctic and tropical oceans around the 1830s—much earlier than scientists had expected.
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Report: Computers Will Use More Electricity Than We Can Generate By 2040

Report: Computers Will Use More Electricity Than We Can Generate By 2040 | MishMash | Scoop.it
A recent report predicts that, by 2040, the world will use up more power for computing devices than it can generate. Nuclear fusion could be the solution to this problem.
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6 Perspectives on How Tech Is Transforming the Economy

6 Perspectives on How Tech Is Transforming the Economy | MishMash | Scoop.it
In early 2015, Singularity Hub ran a series of articles on the Future of Work. Sveta McShane kicked the series off by asking (and answering) the following question: "Have we... read more
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Hotels and Resorts are Pioneers for New Renewable Energy and Storage Technologies

Hotels and Resorts are Pioneers for New Renewable Energy and Storage Technologies | MishMash | Scoop.it
The paradigm of power generation is changing, and an increasing number of decentralized small-scale cleantech solutions are evolving. For technology providers, the first reference projects are extremely important milestones of the market-entry process.
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Just 90 companies are to blame for most climate change, this 'carbon accountant' says

Just 90 companies are to blame for most climate change, this 'carbon accountant' says | MishMash | Scoop.it
Richard Heede has become a thorn in the side of the fossil fuel industry
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'Future Earth' platform outlines global change strategy - BBC News

'Future Earth' platform outlines global change strategy - BBC News | MishMash | Scoop.it
A global initiative bringing together researchers across scientific disciplines launches it 10-year strategy to identify key sustainability priorities.
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A stunning prediction of climate science — and basic physics — may now be coming true

A stunning prediction of climate science — and basic physics — may now be coming true | MishMash | Scoop.it
NASA researchers suggest sea levels may be plunging around Greenland because of ice loss and a resulting decline in gravitational pull.
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NASA has Successfully Test-Fired the Engine for the Most Powerful Rocket Ever Made

NASA has Successfully Test-Fired the Engine for the Most Powerful Rocket Ever Made | MishMash | Scoop.it
The SLS is going to be taller than the Statue of Liberty, and it will be able to carry twice as much as any previous space shuttle. Best of all, it is already well on its way to completion.
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Unlimited Energy: Physicists Assert We Already Have a Viable Model of a Fusion Device

Unlimited Energy: Physicists Assert We Already Have a Viable Model of a Fusion Device | MishMash | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges in the fusion energy development is finding the best shape for the device to contain the plasma but physicists in the United States believe they may have found a new kind of nuclear fusion device that could be the most commercially viable design yet.
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Boeing’s new 3D-printed tool for making wings is so big it set a world record

Boeing’s new 3D-printed tool for making wings is so big it set a world record | MishMash | Scoop.it
Boeing and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have together landed a new world record for creating the largest solid object 3D-printed in a single piece. The special tool will help make the wings of Boeing's next-generation 777X jet.
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MIT’s 3D-Printed Shape-Shifting Objects Could Revolutionize Medicine

MIT’s 3D-Printed Shape-Shifting Objects Could Revolutionize Medicine | MishMash | Scoop.it
Using light, a team of MIT researchers were able to print 3D structures that “remember” their original shapes. Even after being stretched, twisted, and bent at extreme angles, the structures sprang back to their original forms within seconds of being heated to a certain temperature “sweet spot.”
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Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear

A surprising aerodynamic innovation in wind turbine design called the 'wind lens' triples the output of a typical wind turbine, making it less costly than nucle
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Modelling water uptake in wood opens up new design framework

Modelling water uptake in wood opens up new design framework | MishMash | Scoop.it
Analytical approach could accelerate the development of new preservation treatments delivering environmental benefits and help in the design of bio-inspired smart actuators.
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Underground Methane Bubbles Create A Dangerous Natural ...

Underground Methane Bubbles Create A Dangerous Natural ... | MishMash | Scoop.it
It's a fantastical sight — patches of grassy, green Earth wobbling up and down like a waterbed. But there's nothing fictional about this scene
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FarmBot Will Grow Your Food For You; Just Press Go

FarmBot Will Grow Your Food For You; Just Press Go | MishMash | Scoop.it
What if you could grow food in your backyard with little to no understanding of gardening? A new robotic system may make this a reality... read more
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NASA aircraft probe Namibian clouds to solve global warming puzzle

NASA aircraft probe Namibian clouds to solve global warming puzzle | MishMash | Scoop.it
Commingling fog and smoke either boost or moderate global warming
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As lab-grown meat and milk inch closer to U.S. market, industry wonders who will regulate?

As lab-grown meat and milk inch closer to U.S. market, industry wonders who will regulate? | MishMash | Scoop.it
Existing rules may not apply to new foods
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Cool Solar Powered Inventions that Homesteaders Will Love!

Cool Solar Powered Inventions that Homesteaders Will Love! | MishMash | Scoop.it
Cool solar powered stuff. Life changing and convenient, this solar powered gear is fun and inventive. Admire the solar power products and diy solar panels
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New graphene super batteries charge up in seconds and last virtually forever

New graphene super batteries charge up in seconds and last virtually forever | MishMash | Scoop.it
Swinburne University researcher Han Lin developed a new supercapacitor using sheets of graphene created on a 3D printer, and it charges faster and lasts longer than traditional batteries.
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New Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Combat Global Warming

New Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Combat Global Warming | MishMash | Scoop.it
Converting greenhouse gases to its usable forms, such as methane, takes a huge amount of time. Now, a team of researchers have engineered a bacterium that could boost this process in just a single, naturally occurring, enzymatic step.
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