The swine flu genome has been sequenced. Writer and computer geek Stephan Zielinski spent a little time tinkering around with algorithms and figured out a way to convert one of its genes into ambient music. I have to say, it sounds amazing. You can listen to it, and learn more about how he did it, on his blog.
Here's a very important development in technology. The engineers over at Hendo just released a video of their real-world Back to the Future style hoverboard. It works, and they're showing it off. Read more