Mice Run on Exercise Wheels For Fun

To get mice moving in the laboratory, scientists studying the effects of exercise often put them on a wheel. But researchers have long wondered—do mice naturally have the urge to run in the wheel.

Which Electric Car Is Fastest?

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2014 BMW i3 hits the race track. A debate still rages on the best way to sell electric cars. Should automakers be boasting of their environmental credentials? Or should they talk in a language people understand

Around the world in 30 seconds

Travel to the romantic port of Cefalù, located on Sicily’s northern coast. Experience the world’s largest tulip festival in Ottawa. Hop aboard the SkyWheel in Myrtle Beach. Visit the The Dancing House in Prague.

Japan Company To Give Maglev Tech To U.S. For Free

Maglev train at Pudong International Airport Shanghai

The Japanese rail operator JR Tokai said it would not charge the US to license its proprietary “maglev” technology, which allows trains to hover about 4 inches (10 centimeters) above tracks and travel at speeds of 310 mph (500 kph), according to Nikkei.…