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Get ready for low-cost jet engines that reach space without burning fossil fuels

November 29th, 2017 at 1:21 pm » Comments Off

Researchers are working on plasma jet engines that could fly aircraft to the edge of space using air and electricity alone. This development would mean lower operational costs, extended range, and a clean power source for commercial flights.

The 25 best inventions of 2017: Simpler home security and more

November 21st, 2017 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

  A simpler home security system, a craft that will probe beyond the surface of mars, a VR headset and a DIY cooking companion.

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017: Ember Mug, Smart Elevators, and Smarter Smart Phones

November 19th, 2017 at 10:52 am » Comments Off

Mugs that heat your coffee just right,elevators that move more than up and down, a smarter smart phone and more.

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017: Glasses that give sight to the blind

November 18th, 2017 at 12:58 pm » Comments Off

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It’s the pits! Whiskey-flavored deodorant is made from the real thing

November 11th, 2017 at 10:13 am » Comments Off

It’s not usually recommended to start your day off with booze — but what if you don’t actually drink it?

For decades, the blind have used canes to get around. Now a special wristband gives them a ‘sixth sense.’

October 31st, 2017 at 9:42 am » Comments Off

Sunu has developed a wristband that emits a silent, high frequency sound and vibration to alert the visually impaired of obstacles within their environment.

These “Digital plants” are the first blockchain-based artificial life form

September 17th, 2017 at 3:22 pm » Comments Off

Plantoids attract humans with their strange, beautiful designs, convince them to donate money in the form of Bitcoin, then “procreate” by commissioning artists to create a new iteration using those funds — and the whole process is automated.

New camera can see through human body

September 7th, 2017 at 4:02 pm » Comments Off

Scientists have developed a camera that can see through the human body.

100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream

August 1st, 2017 at 2:43 pm » Comments Off

Sintering Multiple Parts – Desktop Metal’s Studio System includes a fully-automated, office-friendly sintering furnace with fast cycle times and a peak temperature of 1400°C, allowing for the sintering of a wide variety of materials.(Credit: Desktop Metal)

This chip beams images onto the brain to help the blind see again

July 22nd, 2017 at 2:52 pm » Comments Off

Circumventing your eyes entirely, this chip beams images from the world onto the brain to help restore sight

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