Science in everyday life —
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I’m Art Chester. I write about technology: surprises from the world of science, and their practical application in everyday life. I also write fiction about life in the research lab.
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A Guest Post by Thomas Quarry… Treasure hunt technology takes one of humanity’s oldest dreams – sudden wealth – and pursues it with modern science and technology. Are you tempted by the get-something-for-nothing bug? Then let this guest post by … Continue reading
There are still a few more to find! New Scrabble words show how the English language is changing as we use it. Last August I wrote a blog about these changes. I shared with you the quest of Chris Ulicky to … Continue reading
Self-driving fatalities are a warning sign of problems with autonomous vehicles. The fatalities are the saddest, most tragic evidence. However, there are many non-fatal accidents that could have turned fatal as well. We have previously discussed barriers to autonomous vehicle … Continue reading
Shrimp scampi is an irresistible main course that’s easy to prepare. And since we just discussed the health benefits of garlic and other allium veggies, this recipe is timely as well as tasty. Recipe: Shrimp Scampi with Linguini (Print recipe) … Continue reading