OpenCongress API: OpenCongress brings together official government data with news and blog coverage to give users the real story behind each bill. The OpenCongress API also developers to access all this data for their website or application.
The TownMe API includes both read and write geo-related services. The read side has a reverse geocoder which helps translate coordinates into human readable elements or associations. For instance, give the API “37.78093,-122.409415″ and it will return information about the census tract, neighborhood, city, MSA, and state that contains these coordinates
- Iven Mareels FTSE is Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, as quoted in Abandoning Babylonian principles to rebuild irrigation infrastructure (via Science Alert)
ScienceDaily — If the promise of nanotechnology is to be fulfilled, nanoparticles will have to be able to make something of themselves. An important advance towards this goal has been achieved by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) who have found a simple and yet powerfully robust way to induce nanoparticles to assemble themselves into complex arrays.