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Real Science: Giving "Wood Chips" A New Meaning

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Scientists are working on developing a wood-based product to serve as a substrate for computer chips.  It's renewable, stable, and biodegradable.


http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/computer-chips-can-now-be-made-from-wood/ar-BBkjypg?ocid=mailsignout


I'm really waiting for them to make 'em out of corn...

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Real Science: Droning On And On

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It seems like everybody loves drones.  Looooves 'em.  Well, except maybe some guys in Afghanistan or something.  But drones are becoming the new hot toy--my mother-in-law even offered to buy us a drone!--and people are using them for aerial photography, checking on livestock, harassing the neighbors, and companies are trying to figure out how to use them to make deliveries (just one more job category that would be eliminated--delivery driver!)


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Real Science: Happy Birthday, Hubble!

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The Hubble space telescope turns 25 this week, and TIME magazine celebrates the world's most famous observatory with a sensitive article and slide show of fifty iconic images taken by the Hubble over the course of its career.


http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/see-the-50-best-images-taken-by-hubble/ar-AAbv0QW?ocid=mailsignout


 

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