Tiny, Implantable Device Uses Light To Treat Bladder Problems

A team of neuroscientists and engineers has developed a tiny, implantable device that has potential to help people with bladder problems bypass the need for medication or electronic stimulators. The team — from Washington...

Scientists Inch Closer To Fusion Energy With Discovery Of A Process That Stabilizes Plasmas

Scientists seeking to bring the fusion reaction that powers the sun and stars to Earth must keep the superhot plasma free from disruptions. Now researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)...

3D Printing 100 Times Faster With Light

Rather than building up plastic filaments layer by layer, a new approach to 3D printing lifts complex shapes from a vat of liquid at up to 100 times faster than conventional 3D printing processes, University of Michigan...

Technique Identifies Electricity-Producing Bacteria

Living in extreme conditions requires creative adaptations. For certain species of bacteria that exist in oxygen-deprived environments, this means finding a way to breathe that doesn’t involve oxygen. These hardy microbes, which can be found deep within...

Surprising eSwatini (Swaziland): culture, safari and vast, unspoilt landscapes

Swaziland is one of those countries which few people can actually place on the map. And just as few people can tell you that it’s actually no longer called Swaziland at all: King Mswati III changed the...

Guide to Cuyahoga Valley National Park near Cleveland, Ohio

Less than 50 years ago Cuyahoga Valley National Park was a sprawling community of farms and small-scale factories in the Cuyahoga Valley. Thanks to its natural beauty, intriguing fauna and flora and amazing story of habitat renewal, it was...

Exploring Austria’s Wine Routes

“Imagine the harmony of an orchestra, with no single instrument heard above another, this is what we aim for with our Weiner Gemischter Satz wine,” states Fritz Wieninger from his winery, in the sleepy outskirts of the...

24 hours in Langkawi island, Malaysia

Langkawi, the largest island on Malaysia‘s west coast, is part of an archipelago of ninety-nine islands. Long the destination for the well-heeled, this lush island offers turquoise waters that lap onto long stretches of beaches and against vast...

Greater Fort Lauderdale (Broward County): a travel destination in itself

With around 50 cruise ships sailing in and out of Port Everglades every year, Florida’s Fort Lauderdale has a reputation as the place to go to pick up a Caribbean cruise. But is there...

Hotel Review: Aloft at the David Whitney Building, Detroit, USA

The lobby area has a huge dollop of wow factor with spectacularly high four-storey gold leafed atrium and clock all topped glass window roof. There’s lots of empty space around clutches of black cushioned seating and amid...