Articles by: NetHawk

MIT BioSuit A New Take On Traditional Spacesuits

September 19, 2014 at 10:13 am

The MIT BioSuit could be an alternative to big, bulky traditional spacesuits, but the concept needs some work.

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Targeting Tumors With Electricity

September 19, 2014 at 10:12 am

A shocking noninvasive treatment for skin cancer uses electrical pulses.

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Paper Towel vs Hand Dryers

September 19, 2014 at 10:09 am

Which is more hygienic – paper towel or hand dryers?

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Kids Outsmart Grown-Ups

September 18, 2014 at 10:06 am

Preschoolers can be smarter than college students at figuring out how unusual toys and gadgets work because they’re more flexible and less biased than adults […]

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iOS 8 Review: A New Phone Without Buying One

September 18, 2014 at 10:04 am

Forget the iPhone 6, Apple’s newest software upgrade brings big changes as well. WSJ Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern dives into the new operating system […]

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Cybersecurity 101

September 18, 2014 at 10:01 am

The Internet is fundamentally insecure. However, there are simple things you can do to protect yourself and your information.

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A Fish That Spits With Perfect Aim

September 17, 2014 at 12:36 pm

Hunting by spitting requires great control over the water jet shot at prey.

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Birthday machine tests a child’s imagination

September 17, 2014 at 12:34 pm

Our capacity to create imaginary worlds could be key to our health as well as the power behind the rise of human civilization.

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How do microneedles deliver drugs?

September 17, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Dr Ryan Donnelly, from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast, demonstrates his microneedle technology that could revolutionize the way drugs are delivered — […]

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How Does Wireless Charging Work?

September 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Wireless charging is very convenient and it makes life easier. How exactly does it work?

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The Secret Lives of Hackers

September 16, 2014 at 11:58 am

Hackers may not be who we think they are. In fact, you might be a hacker and not even know it. Learn the true meaning […]

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Synthetic squid skin

September 16, 2014 at 11:55 am

Cephalopods, which include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish, are among nature’s most skillful camouflage artists, able to change both the color and texture of their skin […]

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MIT Robotic Cheetah

September 15, 2014 at 10:27 am

MIT researchers have developed an algorithm for bounding that they’ve successfully implemented in a robotic cheetah.

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Why Earth’s Magnetic Shield Matters

September 15, 2014 at 10:25 am

The sun has two planets in its Goldilocks zone: the Earth and Mars. The crucial difference: a magnetic field that protects us from the sun’s […]

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A Cyber Privacy Parable

September 15, 2014 at 10:24 am

Follow the trials and tribulations of Tim as a seemingly innocent piece of digital information threatens to ruin his life when it falls into the […]

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