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Afghan brothers invent wind-powered landmine sweeper

Massoud and Mahmoud Hassani who are studying at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, Netherlands have invented a wind propelled landmine sweeper inspired by a toy they played with growing up in Afghanistan. The Mine Kafon has a small core ball … Continue reading

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Emotions affect perception of time

From The Guardian: Research by neuro-physiologists shows that our emotions affect our awareness of the passing of time Steady hands? Time appears to pass more quickly when we are busy than when we are bored. Photograph: David Sillitoe Our perception … Continue reading

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Graphene research gets £21.5m investment fund

From BBC News: Graphene has been hailed as a miracle material for its strength and electronic properties The Chancellor, George Osborne, has outlined plans to boost development of the “super-material” graphene. It is one of the lightest, strongest and most … Continue reading

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