posts tagged ‘science

-Business of Fashion charts the “Asian-ification” of beauty as Asian brands become key global players and influencers. -In the midst of California’s drought, consumers are adapting cooking to use less water, reports The New York Times. -BuzzFeed looks at the rocky path of today’s cereal brands and how the industry plans to revive itself. -BBC spotlights […]

July 2, 2015

DNA music

Posted by: in Europe

A UK-based art-science team is poised to change the way we think about data storage with its new project, Music of the Spheres. Employing bioinformatics technology, the collaboration encodes music onto strands of DNA suspended in soap solution. While recording music on soap bubbles may seem fantastical, the venture suggests the potential for vast storage […]

February 20, 2015

Science fare

Posted by: in Things To Watch

The worlds of science, gastronomy and art are continuing to cross-pollinate—from edible conceptual art to molecular gastronomy “lab cafés” to synesthetic dining events. Café ArtScience in Cambridge, Mass., is a recent example. Opened late last year by David Edwards, a Harvard engineering professor, the café serves whiskey “fogs” through a special carafe that turns the […]

Read our roundups in magazine form on Flipboard, via the iOS and Android app or online; click here to find our magazine collection. -Twenty-five years after the Web was born, the BBC imagines what it will look like by 2040. -NPR’s New Boom series on Millennials explores why this generation is so individualistic, their views […]

-CES 2013 will be all about the gadget startup, reports TechCrunch. Fast Company outlines four tech trends to watch at CES, and an Ad Age column spotlights five trends marketers should watch for at CES. -A BBC graphic spotlights the odds of what will happen when in tomorrow’s world. -Skift outlines “13 Global Trends That […]


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