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» KISHA, the first Croatian smart umbrella that you'll never lose created by Andrija Colak
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/6/2016 | Science , News , Ideas , Humor And Wisdom , Environment , Entertainment , Education , Business | Unrated
KISHA is the world’s first smart umbrella. Never lose it, always take it with you when it rains. With KISHA, you'll never ever worry about getting soaking wet. It's connected with a mobile app on your iPhone or Android and tells you each morning (or any other time of the day) if it's going to rain. It also reminds you when you leave it in a pub, bar, restaurant or any other public place. Smart? We'd rat
» Nikola Tesla Croatian citizen advised the City Hall of Croatia's capital Zagreb in 1892 about electrification
Submitted By Vesna Blažina and Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/5/2016 | Bilingual , Croatian Language , Science , People , History , Education | Unrated
In 1892, Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) has been invited by Milan Amruš, Mayor of the city of Zagreb, to visit the City Hall in order to give advice about future electrification. An interesting article from 1892 has been published in the Zagreb newspapers, which we provide for the first in English translation from Croatian original. We cite the following significant sentence from this 1892 article: Mr. Tesla considers it h
» Branko Leskovar 1930-2016 distinguished Croatian-American expert in Electrical Engineering & Electronics
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 04/22/2016 | Science , People , In Memoriam , Education | Unrated
Dr Branko Leskovar, born in Croatia's capital Zagreb, earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zagreb. Since 1965 he worked atthe  Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley. His work in resolution studies of electro-optical devices has had profound benefits on development and manufacturing of new devices with significantly improved characteristics. These methods hav
» Mate Rimac: How We Build The World's Fastest Electric Car
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 02/16/2016 | Science , People , Humor And Wisdom , Education , Companies , Business | Unrated
Focused on high-performance that comes from a unique fusion of light build, and pure, seamless power, Rimac Automobili was driven from the world we were, passionate petrolheads, into the world of electric propulsion that we are today. Rimac Automobili is a family of enthusiasts, engineers and designers on their quest to discover new ways of making cars faster, and to prove to the World that fun can be electric -
» Martin Lazar young Croatian mathematician visiting the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics in Bilbao
Submitted By Martin Lazar | Published 02/16/2016 | Bilingual , Science , Education | Unrated
In the period of May - June 2015, Dr Martin Lazar, a young Croatian mathematician from the Univeristy of Dubrovnik, visited the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics in Bilbao, Spain, in order to continue already established collaboration with its director, Professor Enrique Zuazua. Professor Zuazua is a distinguished international expert in Control Theory, a branch of Applied Mathematics. Dr Lazar had an opportunit
» Marin Soljacic professor at MIT speaking about newest discoveries in nanophotonics and applications
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 01/24/2016 | Science , People , Humor And Wisdom , Education | Unrated
Marin Soljačić, distinguished Croatian-American physicst and professor at MIT, USA, delivered a very interesting talk at the 2015 Tech Day, dealing with newest achievements in nanonphotonics and possible applications. Nanophotonics is a sub-field of nanotechnology that deals with light (photons). Nanophotonic techniques provide ultimate opportunities for tailoring behavior of light, thus offering a potential to enable a
» Marin Soljacic helps to redesign the light bulb
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 01/23/2016 | Science , Environment | Unrated
Humanity started recycling relatively early in its evolution: there are proofs that trash recycling was taking place as early as in the 500 BC. What about light recycling? Consider light bulbs: more than one hundred and thirty years ago Thomas Edison patented the first commercially viable incandescent light bulb, so that "none but the extravagant" would ever "burn tallow candles", paving the way for more than a century of incande
» Esther Gitman's interview 2016 about Archbishop Alojzije Stepinac and his role in saving the Jews in Croatia
Dr Esther Gitman analized about 5000 archival documents kept in various Croatian archives. Especially important among them are 500 signed petitions for the rescue of Jews in Croatia during the WW2. Some of these documents contain as many as 150 names, signed by ordinary people, who risked their lifes in order to save the lifes of their endangered Jewish neighbors and friends. Furthermore, according to Dr Girtman, TH
» Paul L. Modrich of the Duke University 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry is of Croatian descent
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 12/23/2015 | Science , Education | Unrated
Paul Lawrence Modrich, an American biochemist, Professor of Biochemistry at Duke University and Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015. He is known for his research on DNA mismatch repair. Modrich’s work also has shown that inactivation of this mismatch repair system is the cause of the most common form of hereditary colon cancer, and that repair errors als


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