What we're reading: whale-inspired turbines

Climate and the Earth's metabolism; adulthood and Generation Y; whale tail fans; genetic doping; electronic underwear.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor on

1.) As its temperature rises, the Earth breathes faster and harder.

2.) The new age of adulthood? Twenty-six, according to health care reform.

3.) Taking inspiration from whale tails, scientists make better turbines.

4.) Sports doping may reach new heights when athletes begin enhancing their genes.

5.) The world's first electronic underpants have important medical care implications.

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

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