China has overtaken the U.S. and other European countries as the world's leading economy. Now, it has driven its motivation toward becoming the leader in science and technology. Experts from all over the world have observed and pointed out that there has been a continuous decline in the amount and levels of research for science and technology in Japan, and this may be the reason why China is now in the lead of the race.
It's no secret that ice is bad for flight. Feathers and jet wings alike can grow stiff and heavy from accumulating water that is flash-frozen in the cold of high altitudes and the winter season. That's why airports will delay flights and risk polluting the environment to spray down their planes in antifreeze. Now experts taking a cue from the poison dart frog are proposing a safer and more economic solution.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Angela Belcher was awarded the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for her work in creating novel electronic materials used from everything from solar cells and fuel to environmentally-friendly batteries.