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Spider Dress powered by Intel Edison

June 29th, 2016 at 11:47 am » Comments Off

The smart Spider Dress, powered by Intel Edison, blends fashion with robotics and wearable technology to express the wearer’s emotions and protect their personal space. This is the just the beginning of where we can go with the latest wearables.



Ethereum developers are hacking the hacker that hacked it

June 29th, 2016 at 11:25 am » Comments Off

Hacking is most certainly a two way street. The developers behind Ethereum launched an assault on an anonymous hacker that stole at least $89 million through its network.



3D-print a pizza in under five minutes

June 27th, 2016 at 3:44 pm » Comments Off

Today’s robots are pretty extraordinary. There are ones that can paint incredible works of art, run lettuce farms, and even act like us. The newest of these is BeeHex. Beehex can 3D-print any type of pizza.



Scientists are now using bacteria as living hard drives

June 27th, 2016 at 3:30 pm » Comments Off

Computers are becoming more like living beings. It looks like living beings are becoming more like computers. The latest research has demonstrated a method for storing lines of code in living bacteria, which can then be passed down to the next generation as genetic information.



Doomsday preppers to 3D print their way through the Apocalypse

June 26th, 2016 at 9:00 am » Comments Off

Jason Ray thinks the culture of “disaster prepping” is misunderstood. Thanks in part to National Geographic’s Doomsday Preppers, a reality TV show about preppers, the term conjures images of far-flung, paranoid woodsmen hoarding Borax under their floorboards, a caricature of prepping that does no favors to Ray, whose main concern is taking care of his family.



Woman from Texas is the first to undergo Optogenetic Therapy

June 23rd, 2016 at 2:33 pm » Comments Off

A blind woman in Texas is now the first person to undergo therapy based on a technology called optogenetics. The therapy will create light-sensing cells in one of her eyes and enable her to see again. Doctors don’t yet know if it worked, but the implications of an optogenetics trial could be significant for patients suffering […]



The new frontier of digital implants

June 22nd, 2016 at 12:23 pm » Comments Off

Tim Shank can guarantee you that he’ll never leave home without his keys. Why is that? Well, his house keys are located inside his body.



Elon Musk’s new details on his ‘mind blowing’ mission to Mars

June 21st, 2016 at 9:59 am » Comments Off

Since Elon Musk founded a start-up space company over 14 years ago, the goal has always been the same: Establishing a colony on Mars. You’ll be amazed at how he’s planning to get there.



Alex Le Roux 3D prints ‘Tiny House’ in just 24 hours

June 21st, 2016 at 9:35 am » Comments Off

The construction industry itself is dominated by huge corporations with equally huge budgets, many small startups and even one-man businesses. Among them is Alex Le Roux, a Houston, Texas-based student who has just reached a remarkable milestone. Using his own V2 Vesta 3D printer, he has just completed the first 3D printed livable structure in the […]



Stroke symptoms reversed in medical study

June 8th, 2016 at 5:49 pm » Comments Off

Doctors may have made a revolutionary breakthrough in the way we treat stroke patients. Patients in the trial study regained the ability to talk, walk and live normal lives, all thanks to a stem cell treatment.



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