Ancient grape seeds may link Sri Lankan trading port to Roman world

13. Dezember 2018 - Sciencemag News
Excavated plant remains reveal a widespread Indian Ocean trading network

Gesundes Leben - Eine Nonnenstudie

29. November 2017

Längeres und gesünderes Leben durch Kloster?! 


Dass Frauen länger leben als Männer, ist schon längst kein Geheimnis mehr und hat verschiedene Ursachen. Durchschnittlich 5 Jahre mehr dürfen Frauen auf dieser Welt verbringen als Männer. Ein Zitat aus den 60er/70er Jahren fasst das folgendermaßen zusammen: „Women are sicker, but men die quicker“. Die große Frage ist bloß: Sind die M

Wahnsinn, Moderne, Vielfalt – Das Phänomen Megastadt

17. September 2017

Wahnsinn, Moderne, Vielfalt – Das Phänomen Megastadt
 
Megacity, Megastadt oder Riesenstadt. Begriffe, die jeder kennt oder zumindest schon mal gehört hat. Laut der Definition der Vereinten Nationen gilt eine Stadt als Megacity, wenn sie die 10-Millionen-Einwohnermarke geknackt hat, was heutzutage auf circa 30 Städte weltweit zutrifft. Ein ziemlich starker Anstieg, wenn man bedenkt, dass

Europa im Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten…?!Europa im Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten…?!

17. September 2017

Wenn vom Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten die Rede ist, werden sich wohl die meisten Menschen an ihren Geschichtsunterricht in der Schule zurückerinnern. Viele werden dabei an das 19. Jahrhundert und den Beginn des Ersten Weltkriegs denken oder sie erinnern sich an den meist ungeliebten Merkzahlenkatalog mit Daten wie 18. Januar 1871 – Proklamation des Deutschen Kaiserreichs. Man bekam ge

SB 100: How Virtual Reality Works as a Training Tool

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
Andrew Wasserman from Strivr explains how virtual reality helps top athletes get better, and how the technology is getting more and more realistic.

CES 2016 - Fridges for the Future

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
LG's Signature Fridge and Samsung's Family Hub Refrigerator concepts are a glimpse of the future of connected, touchscreen and app-controlled refrigerators that might even order their own groceries.

CES 2016 - 8K TVs Are Coming to Market, and Your Eyeballs Aren’t Ready

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
4K is so 2015. This year LG will begin selling an 8K television. We don't know what it will cost yet or what you might be able to play on it, but it's pretty cool.

CES 2016 - Polaroid's New Super-Cute, Super-Affordable Printing Camera

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
Print those selfies immediately! Polaroid's Snap camera is perfect for any party and it costs less than $100.

CES 2016 - Autonomous Drone That Seats One Is a Special Kind of Crazy

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
Perhaps the most audacious product on display at CES 2016 is Ehang's concept autonomous single-occupancy drone, the 184. The $200,000 to $300,000 helicopter will offer rides up to 23 minutes at the push of a smartphone app button.

CES 2016 - WIRED's Favorite Gadgets of CES

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
CES is a seemingly endless bonanza of product debuts. Everything from cars and drones to headphones and televisions is on display and in mind-boggling quantities. These products are WIRED's favorites.

Elon Musk Reveals Vision for Colonizing Mars

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
On Tuesday, Elon Musk revealed his vision for sending humans to Mars to colonize the Red Planet. WSJ's Monika Auger reports. Photo: SpaceX

How Advanced Would Aliens Need to Be to Contact Earth?

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
Recent news of a strange signal from deep space turned out to be a false alarm, not an alien transmission, but it did beg the question: what kind of civilization would be able to communicate from across the universe? Illustration: Heather Seidel for The Wall Street Journal.

CES 2016 - WIRED's Top Gadget Trends from CES

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
Drones, throwback gadgets and the ever growing world of connected Internet of Things gear topped WIRED's CES 2016 trends.

ExoMars Spacecraft Releases Lander

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
The European Space Agency's ExoMars project is one step closer to the Red Planet, as the mission's Schiaparelli lander separated from the Trace Gas orbiter Sunday. Image: ESA/ATG Media Lab

Chevrolet's Bolt is the People's Electric Car

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
Chevrolet just won the race to produce a truly affordable electric vehicle with triple-digit range. WIRED transportation editor Alex Davies takes the new car for spin at CES 2016.

How Fentanyl Affects the Brain

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
The abuse of Fentanyl has become a major contributor to the national opioid-addiction epidemic. Here's how the synthetic drug affects the brain. Video/Image: Arielle Ray/The Wall Street Journal

New Social App Peach Lets You Throw Cake

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
The new social mobile app Peach is like a mashup of Twitter and a Slack group chat with some nice integration to other features on your phone like fitness, weather and music. Also, it lets you throw cake at friends.

Thousands of Baby Turtles Released Into Wild

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
Nearly 17,000 infant taricaya turtles are released into lakes and ponds near the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, in Peru, in an attempt to repopulate the at-risk species. Photo: Associated Press

SB 100 - How Tracking Technology Is Changing Football

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
RFID tags embedded in uniforms will give football teams, players and fans unprecedented deep data to measure athletic performance, even in live games.

This Is How Bad New Delhi's Air Pollution Is

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
Air pollution in New Delhi was 20 times that of safe limits last week. The Wall Street Journal's Karan Deep Singh carries an air quality monitor for a day to see how dangerous the Indian capital's smog can be. Photo: Karan Deep Singh/The Wall Street Journal

The Fascinating Math Behind Why You Won't Win The Powerball

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
The Powerball jackpot is over a billion dollars but what are your chances?

The Top Ten Science Stories of 2016

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
It was a big year for science. From Theranos to Zika to Russian doping, here are some of the most captivating stories of 2016. Photo: Esther Horvath

A Tech-Lover’s Travel Guide | Good As Gold Presented By American Express

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
Robot museum guides, bitcoin ATMS, and levitation trains – no this isn’t a sci-fi movie, its a travel guide. In this episode of Good As Gold, we give tech-lovers the thing they’ve been missing: tech-centric travel recommendations. Get a closer look at two of the most advanced cities in the world with the help of travel pros Claire Marshall and Peter Bragiel.

Solar Eclipse: A 90-Second Guide on How to Watch It Safely

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
As spectators prepare for the first total solar eclipse in the continental U.S. since 1979, WSJ's Dipti Kapadia explains how to watch this astronomical event without damaging your eyes. Photo: Getty Images

The Coolest Cars from the Detroit Auto Show

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
These are some of coolest cars at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The affordable electric Chevy Bolt, Nissan's super-burly Titan Warrior truck, and Chrysler's actually cool hybrid minivan.

The Science of Why Harvey Was So Devastating

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
Tropical Storm Harvey’s impact on Texas has been catastrophic, but the city of Houston is faring worse than some others. Here's the science of why Harvey has been especially devastating for the area. Photo: NASA

The Super-Durable and Super-Versatile Tarp

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
WIRED design editor Robbie Gonzales checks out the engineering and many uses of incredibly durable and versatile tarps built for relief agencies.

Could Space Debris Become a Hazard?

06. Oktober 2017 - WSJ Science
An ever-growing cloud of satellites, derelict rocket parts and decommissioned spacecraft is circling the earth, raising the risk of costly orbital collisions. Video: Gabe Johnson/WSJ. Photo: NASA

King Tides Show Us How Climate Change Will Threaten Coastal Cities

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
Seawall-topping king tides occur when extra-high tides line up with other meteorological anomalies. In the past they were a novelty or a nuisance. Now they hint at the new normal, when sea level rise will render current coastlines obsolete.

WIRED Lab - How Realistic Are the Sci-Fi Planets in “Star Wars”?

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory visualization specialist Robert Hurt breaks down the plausibility of sci-fi planets and galaxies in “Star Wars,” “Star Trek,” and “Alien."

WIRED Lab - The NASA Illustrator Who Hides Sci-Fi Easter Eggs in Official

06. Oktober 2017 - Wired
Visualization specialist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Robert Hurt, tells us how he balances scientific accuracy and creativity when creating stunning pieces of art that double as realistic depictions of space.

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