Zombie Cyborg Wood May Lead to Better Night-Vision Cameras
Scanning electron microscope picture of cyberwood, a hybrid material made of tobacco laced with carbon nanotubes.
March 31st, 2015
The cyberwood, which continues to work even after its living components die, is made from a combination of tobacco plant and teensy carbon tubes. The result could lead to better technologies in night-vision cameras and temperature sensors.
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Nanoscale Super-Sponges Boost Boiling (Gallery)
Fast and hot surface
March 27th, 2015
Using a scaffolding built from tobacco viruses, engineers have created a super-efficient nanoscale sponge.
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Suunto Ambit3 Sport Review: Multisport GPS Watch
The Suunto Ambit3.
March 26th, 2015
The Suunto Ambit3 has advanced swim features beyond most GPS watches, but its app is only compatible with iOS devices and wireless pairing options are limited.
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Mio Fuse: Fitness Tracker Review
The Mio Fuse
March 30th, 2015
The Mio Fuse is a new fitness tracker and training device from Mio Global, a company known for wrist-worn heart-rate monitors.
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Virus-Crafted Metal Nano-Sponges Boost Boiling
Drexel University lab's virus-templated nickel nanostructures
March 27th, 2015
A watched pot may never boil, but a watched pot coated in these super-sponge nanostructures might.
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Swimovate PoolMate Live Review: Swim Tracker
The Swimovate PoolMate Live.
March 26th, 2015
The Swimovate PoolMate Live has a bright display that can be read underwater, but it suffers from a bulky design and doesn’t sync wirelessly.
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How Particle Accelerator Math Helped Me Fix My Wi-Fi
Signal strength of wi-fi
March 29th, 2015
Electromagnetic radiation – it might sound like something that you’d be better off avoiding, but electromagnetic waves of various kinds underpin our senses and how we interact with the world.
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Best Fitness Trackers for Swimmers: 2015 Guide
Our four top picks for swim trackers.
March 26th, 2015
Here are the best fitness trackers, GPS watches and smartwatches for swimmers. We tested 16 waterproof wearables in a variety of conditions.
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Garmin Swim Review: Swim-Tracker Watch
The Garmin Swim watch.
March 26th, 2015
The Garmin Swim's best features include its ability to track every part of a swim workout, even drills that don’t require you to take strokes.
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