In The Netherlands, There Are Now Glow-in-the-Dark Roads

There's a quarter mile stretch of highway in the Netherlands that now features light-absorbing glow-in-the-dark road markings. It's a pilot project that, if proven effective, could dramatically reduce our need for streetlights. » 4/14/14 10:00pm Monday 10:00pm

This slime mold conquered (a miniature map of) America

A yellow goo has invaded the world's motorways, spreading from capital cities to the furthest reaches of the transport network and devouring everything in its path. The infestation was unleashed by Andrew Adamatzky, a researcher of unconventional computing at the University of the West of England in Bristol, along with … » 3/16/12 7:20am 3/16/12 7:20am