Smoke Grenades Manage to Make Breakdancing Cool Again

Despite films like Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo that helped popularize breakdancing in the ‘80s, the craze has, for better or for worse, become kind of lame over the past few decades. As these dancers demonstrate, however, maybe what was missing was nothing more than a few smoke grenades to liven things up. Read more… All […] Read more »

Google’s new Stackdriver service can manage applications across multiple clouds

Google is aiming to help companies manage applications across public and private clouds with a new product and a set of partnerships announced at its cloud user conference Wednesday. The company unveiled a new service that’s now in beta called Stackdriver, which allows customers to monitor workloads running on both Google Cloud Platform and Amazon […] Read more »

Placentas are amazing organs, and we’re learning that they do so much more than simply manage the mo

Placentas are amazing organs, and we’re learning that they do so much more than simply manage the movement of nutrients and wastes between mother and fetus. In this month’s issue of The Scientist, placenta expert Christopher Coe explains its other roles, including hormonal regulation, iron storage, and immune system training. Read more… All articles Read more »