News tagged with science

Customizing 3-D printing

The technology behind 3-D printing is growing more and more common, but the ability to create designs for it is not. Any but the simplest designs require expertise with computer-aided design (CAD) applications, and even for ...

date17 minutes ago in Engineering
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Deformation of 3-D hierarchical nanolattices

In a new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), researchers in the laboratory of Julia R. Greer, professor of Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering and Medical Engineering, have ...

date23 hours ago in Nanomaterials
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A coding curriculum for beginners and their teachers

Microsoft has released a new computer science curriculum designed for teens who may not have expressed much interest in computer programming – and teachers who don't necessarily have any background in the field, either.

date21 hours ago in Software
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Video: The basics of reproducibility

The scientific community is constantly working to improve the robustness and reliability of published research. Brain Nosek, president and director of the Center for Open Science, has dedicated his career to asking—and ...

date23 hours ago in Other
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What has science ever done for us?

The deadbeat boyfriend at the centre of Janet Jackson's 1986 hit What Have You Done For Me Lately used to take Janet out to dinner almost every night. He used to do a lot of nice stuff for her. But – as the title asks – ...

dateSep 01, 2015 in Social Sciences
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