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New immunotherapy leaves 93 percent of advanced leukemia patients in remission

May 2nd, 2016 at 11:31 am » Comments Off

29 patients with advanced type leukemia that were resistant to multiple other forms of therapy had their genes genetically engineered. Of those 29 patients 27 of them went into remission after receiving the treatment making this new immunotherapy a strong candidate for curing cancer.

SpaceX announced plans to send its Dragon spacecraft to Mars

May 2nd, 2016 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

As early as 2018, SpaceX plans to send its Dragon spacecraft to Mars. The company hinted at series of missions designed to test how to land heavy payloads on Mars. If successful, the endeavor would make SpaceX the first private spaceflight company to land a vehicle on another planet.

Robot 3D Printing Spiders Are Being Developed to Handle Large Scale Projects

May 2nd, 2016 at 10:30 am » Comments Off

If two hands are better than one, then think of how much better it would be to have eight, especially when it comes to mass production. Engineers from electronics manufacturer Siemens have protyped a 3D-prinitng robot, that looks like a spider, and could be used to build car bodies and airplane fuselages. These robots could cut […]

Self driving cars will change how we use transportation

April 28th, 2016 at 7:54 am » Comments Off

Self driving cars will probably lead to steep decline in fossil fuels, personal ownership, and accidents. These vehicles will pick you up, drop you off, and go to wherever it’s needed next. In 2014 an estimated 2.926 billion miles were traveled. During that year 32,675 people lost their lives and many more were injured. Around […]

Disney’s new patent for a 3D Printer could disrupt the industry

April 28th, 2016 at 7:16 am » Comments Off

It’s not news the Disney is a force in the 3D printing industry, but now a new series of patents could disrupt the entire industry. The patents lay out a system that changes the whole process of 3D printing. Instead of the layer -by-layer, as is the current standard, the stereolithography-based system involves blasting volumetric […]

Live off-grid in a UFO home

April 27th, 2016 at 7:29 am » Comments Off

A more stylish option to wait out the apocalypse, is a fully sustainable floating home. The Unidentified Floating Home, from Italian mini yacht-maker offers a completely off-grid existence on the ocean. According to the company’s co-founders, Pierpaolo Lazzarini and Luca Solla, the UFO is intended for “living in a floating house and moving slowly around the […]

Gene therapy against human aging successful

April 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am » Comments Off

Elizabeth Parrish, CEO of Bioviva USA Inc, has undergone a gene therapy, created by her own company that has reversed 20 years of telomere shortening. This makes Parrish the first human to be successfully rejuvenated by gene therapy. Telomere score is calculated according to telomere length of white blood cells (T-lymphocytes). This result is based on […]

Ray Kurzweil predicts Solar Will Dominate Energy Within 12 Years

April 26th, 2016 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

Ray Kurzweil has made a number of predictions that have been surprisingly correct in the last few decades. His newest prediction, made at a medical technology conference, is that in a little over a decade solar dominate the energy arena. That may be difficult to believe considering it currently only supplies 2% of global energy.

Robot Snakes are making underwater maintenance a whole lot easier

April 26th, 2016 at 10:45 am » Comments Off

The new Eelume robot is a self propelled aquatic mechanical snake. The Eelume is designed to do subsea repair and inspection work that is difficult or impossible for humans to do. This robot is perfect for the task because it emulates something that actually lives under the sea.

Could we start living forever by 2029, Google’s chief futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we could

April 25th, 2016 at 7:16 am » Comments Off

Ray Kurzweil, Google’s chief futurist, is one of the biggest believers in The Singularity. The singularity is the moment when humans, with the aid of technology will live forever. In a recent interview with Playboy Kurzweil, laid out what he thinks the next few decades will look like. He pinpoints the exact year as being […]