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Is Car Insurance on the Horizon for Automakers? 2019-04-17 06:00:00Forget the gecko, the good hands, and the mayhem guy. Your next car insurer might be an automaker. A combination of technical and economic forces is c

Graphene Wrap Helps Battery Safety 2019-04-17 05:30:00New uses for graphene seems to be popping up almost everywhere. The allotropic form of carbon consists of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a

Wearable Device Acts as Biopsy Alternative 2019-04-17 05:00:00Currently when doctors test for cancer, they often have to take a biopsy, which can require a surgically invasive procedure that can make an already s

New Approach To Hypersonic Calculations 2019-04-16 06:00:00Traveling at speeds far in excess of the speed of sound is usually reserved for ballistic missiles, re-entering space shuttles, and a small number of

Tunable 4D-Printed Materials Change Shape in Response to 2019-04-16 05:30:00Materials scientists are increasingly exploring the design of dynamic materials that can change shape in response to their environment for novel appli

Wood-Based Technology Turns Heat into Electricity 2019-04-16 05:00:00A team of researchers has used a natural and abundant resource—a piece of wood—as the basis for a new heat-based electricity-generating de

Facebook Has Released a Machine Learning Tool to 2019-04-15 08:00:00 Aroma searches codebases and creates recommendations in three stages: feature-based search, rerank and clustering, and intersecting. (Image source: F

Beware the Hidden Costs of a Free Embedded 2019-04-15 07:00:00 Consultant Jacob Beningo: “You could be losing several months or more in your development cycle.” (Image source: OpenClipart-Vector

This Solid-State Lithium Ion Battery Is Tailor-Made for 2019-04-12 14:30:00  Ilika’s new Stereax M50 miniature solid-state lithium ion battery uses vapor deposition of its ceramic electrolyte and is designed for u

Only 5% of Mid-Size Manufacturers Are Implementing Industry 2019-04-12 08:00:00 Mid-market manufacturers are struggling to implement Industry 4.0 technology even as it beocmes a comeptitive factor. (Image source: BDO) While major

A Black Hole Has Been Photographed for the 2019-04-10 11:00:00 The image reveals the black hole at the center of Messier 87, a massive galaxy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster. This black hole resides 55 millio

Filament's New Development Kit Makes Blockchain Simple for 2019-04-10 09:00:00 The Blocklet Foundation Kit allows engineers with any level of training to build and test blockchain solutions for systems and edge devices. (Image s

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These High School Murals Depict an Ugly History. 2019-04-11 11:19:12The school board will decide if 13 Depression-era frescoes showing the life of George Washington should be destroyed.

New York Art Galleries: What to See Right 2019-04-11 07:56:19Mary Beth Edelson’s “Great Goddess Cut-Outs”; John McLaughlin’s trove of photographs; and Keiji Uematsu’s first American

Art Review: Three Radical 1960s Visions, Far From 2019-04-11 05:00:10A new show at Japan Society looks at avant-garde artists who worked far from Japan’s cultural capitals, in the forest, in the mountains and by t

Restoration of Holy Stairs Lets Visitors to Rome 2019-04-10 23:52:56Jesus was said to have climbed the steps to meet with Pontius Pilate. A wood casing has been temporarily removed, revealing centuries-old grooves worn

Yale Museum of British Art Chooses Dia Curator 2019-04-10 20:35:53Courtney J. Martin will direct the Yale Center for British Art, the museum and research institution housed in a renowned Louis Kahn building.

Andres Serrano Lets Objects Do the Talking 2019-04-10 18:02:05Thirty years after his infamous image of a plastic crucifix sparked the first skirmish in the culture wars, the artist-provocateur trains his focus on

Lacma’s $650 Million Building by Peter Zumthor Is 2019-04-10 16:18:45A critic calls it the “incredible shrinking museum.” The director says it is “ambitious.” On Tuesday, Los Angeles County made

Critic’s Notebook: It’s a Crumbling Road to Despair. 2019-04-10 15:23:29There are a number of promising plans to repair the detested Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. But solving the problem will take an act of collective will.

Harlem School of the Arts Announces $9.5 Million 2019-04-10 15:00:04The extensive project, funded by the Herb Alpert Foundation, will replace the building’s facade and update its public gallery space.

Angel, Buffy’s Favorite Brooder, Is Back in a 2019-04-10 13:50:55Boom! Studios is giving retailers free copies of Angel, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spinoff.

Let There Be Light, but Let’s Make Sure 2019-04-10 12:54:44Welcome to the flattering world of frosted-glass table lamps, torchères and shaded sconces.

Last Chance: Hilma af Klint at the Guggenheim: 2019-04-10 12:31:39Roberta Smith revisits the groundbreaking exhibition through one standout work. You’ll want to see it in person before the show closes on April

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benjamin hubert and cosentino collaborate on immersive installation 2019-04-17 06:01:07uses cosentino's dekton® surface, 'raytrace' features a 25-meter long and 6-meter high triangular passage which evokes the serene feeling of be

how a video game could help rebuild the 2019-04-17 05:45:49level designer caroline miousse helped to accurately depict the structure in video game 'assassin's creed' back in 2014. The post how a video game

NUDES uses straw bales to create a breathable 2019-04-17 05:00:12the scheme uses local materials and embraces vernacular architecture to propose a building that fits within the east-african context. The post NUDES u

polestar recreates the vividness of driving at milan 2019-04-17 04:15:29inside the installation, guests step into a cabin of community, colors, sounds, movement and, overall, a vivid experience – just like if they we

herzog & de meuron completes pair of rooftop 2019-04-17 02:44:28interspersed with multiple gardens created by landscape architect raymond jungles, the properties have been conceived as elevated, light-filled sanctu

estudio flume constructs a beekeeper’s workshop on concrete 2019-04-16 20:05:50the building consists of a workspace to process honey collected by a co-operative of beekeepers formed by 53 local rural producers. The post estu

vincent leroy adorns new hermès scarf pattern with 2019-04-16 12:01:59the special edition design will be presented in hermès shops around the world for the spring summer 2019 collection. The post vincent leroy ad

aston martin reveals its first electric vehicle: the 2019-04-16 10:15:14the rapide E boasts a 0-62mph time of less than four seconds and a top speed limited to 155mph. The post aston martin reveals its first electric vehic

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