Stretchy Gold Electronics Could Someday Live Inside Your Brain

What looks like a shiny piece of gold foil is actually a stretchy new conductive material that might one day live inside your head. Crafted from gold nanoparticles and an elastic polymer, the material retains its conductivity even when stretched to four times its original length.

    




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Microsoft Unveils New Plan to Speed Up the Web

First Google proposed the SPDY protocol for a “speedier” web. Now Microsoft wants in on the fun. the company has proposed an alternative to the SPDY protocol which it calls HTTP Speed+Mobility. the details of Microsoft’s plan are still unclear, but with two brain trusts now contributing maybe we’ll get a faster internet sooner rather than later.

Microsoft Unveils New Plan to Speed Up the Web