The tiny oasis spared wrath of Hawaii’s volcano

The tiny oasis spared wrath of Hawaii’s volcano

Olivier Grunewald/oliviergrunewald.com By Jon White IT LOOKS like a minor miracle. A tiny stretch of road has escaped the lava flows from the latest eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, which is still menacing a corner of Big Island two months after it began. So frequent are such scenes in a place regularly scorched by volcanic […]

Police Go Undercover for Months, Spend Thousands to Bust FSU Quarterback with Tiny Bit of Weed

Police Go Undercover for Months, Spend Thousands to Bust FSU Quarterback with Tiny Bit of Weed

Tallahassee, FL — Proving police are more interested in making high-profile arrests of cannabis users than they are in going after more serious unsolved crimes, authorities raided Florida State University quarterback Deondre Francois’ apartment in a quest to find the college quarterback in possession of the semi-prohibited plant. The costly months-long investigation saw investigators digging […]

Tiny injectable sensor could provide unobtrusive alcohol monitoring

Tiny injectable sensor could provide unobtrusive alcohol monitoring

Top Story Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a miniature, ultra-low power, injectable biosensor that could be used for continuous, long-term alcohol monitoring. The chip is small enough to be implanted in the body just beneath the surface of the skin and is powered wirelessly by a wearable device, such as […]

Tiny individual decisions really could help avert climate chaos

Tiny individual decisions really could help avert climate chaos

It takes teamwork to change the worldFabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty By Adam Corner Climate scientists are in no doubt that global warming is almost entirely the result of human activity. Which makes it odd that attempts to predict how things will pan out have paid lip service to human behaviour, one of the key factors determining whether […]