Science May Bring People Back From The Dead

The idea of bringing people back from the dead could one day be more than just science fiction — it could be a reality. Over the past few decades, there has been progress in keeping people alive via advanced surgical techniques, organ transplants, mechanical ventilators and even saving a beating heart that has once stopped. However,… Continue reading “Science May Bring People Back From The Dead”

This yarn makes its own electricity

Batteries not required. Coiled carbon nanotube yarns, created at the University of Texas at Dallas and imaged here with a scanning electron microscope, generate electrical energy when stretched or twisted. University of Texas at Dallas In the future, your workout—or your workout gear, to be precise—might generate enough energy to charge your activity tracker. Researchers from… Continue reading “This yarn makes its own electricity”