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World’s Largest Atom Smasher Returns: 4 Things It Could Find

World’s Largest Atom Smasher Returns: 4 Things It Could Find

he world’s largest particle collider is gearing up for another run of smashing particles together at nearly the speed of light. After a two-year hiatus for upgrades, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will restart this year, and is expected to be twice as powerful as it was during its first run. In 2012, the LHC helped to find evidence of the ... Read More »

Huawei Deploys Commercial LTE TDD Easy Macro in Beijing with China Mobile

Huawei Deploys Commercial LTE TDD Easy Macro in Beijing with China Mobile

Huawei has completed its first LTE TDD Easy Macro commercial deployment in Beijing with China Mobile. According to Huawei , this newly improved LTE TDD Easy Macro improves the download rate by 40% for outdoor users and 180% for indoor users. Huawei’s Easy Macro is a small and light weight macro base station which resembles the size of a traditional ... Read More »

Australian airlines approve phone use on flights

Australian airlines approve phone use on flights

Travellers on Qantas and Virgin Australia will be able to use their mobile phones and other electronic devices during flights from Tuesday. The new rule applies to international and domestic passengers flying the two Australian airlines. It will affect tablets, e-readers and small game consoles, as well as smartphones. Passengers were previously asked to switch off these types of devices ... Read More »

The Solar Plane That Will Circle the Globe

The Solar Plane That Will Circle the Globe

Picturesque Prototype Prototype plane Solar Impulse, with pilot André Borschberg onboard, flies at sunrise above Payerne’s Swiss airbase on July 8, 2010. For the prototype’s grand finale, Borschberg and project partner Bertrand Piccard traded off legs on a five-part journey across the U.S. starting in May 2013. Since then the team has focused on building the plane’s successor, Solar Impulse ... Read More »

The $1 Paper Microscope That Could Change the World

The $1 Paper Microscope That Could Change the World

When diagnosing people in the developing world, health workers often go into the field lugging bulky, fragile, and expensive microscopes. “We ship research equipment and hope it’ll survive,” says Manu Prakash, a biophysicist. While traveling in Thailand, the scientist dreamt up a lightweight, low-cost alternative: a pocket-sized paper microscope made from a single sheet of folded paper, a pair of ... Read More »