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How Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for telepathic communication could work

In a nutshell, your nervous system is composed of cells called neurons, which communicate with each other using chemical signals called …

New Research Allows for Incredibly Colored 3D Prints

We have seen hydrographic film used in the past to give your 3D prints some color. Now, a group of researchers from Columbia University and Zhejiang University have released a research paper showing how they can precisely place full-color texture maps onto 3D printed objects using the same …

3D Printing

Researchers develop new 3D bioprinting technique for engineering joint cartilage

May 17, 2015 | By Simon<p>It’s no secret that of all of the advancements in additive manufacturing technologies, those that involve 3D bioprinting are …

3D Bioprinting

Writing and speaking come from different parts of the brain, study shows

Written and spoken language can exist separately in the brain, a new study from Johns Hopkins shows. The study looked at stroke victims with aphasia that impaired their communication capabilities in one way but not the other.<p>Researchers at Johns Hopkins, Rice and Columbia universities studied five …

Writing

3D Printing Allows Researchers to Control a Smartphone with Sound Waves

It’s no secret that Disney Research is incredibly interested in all aspects of 3D printing. We’ve seen what seems like a laundry list of innovative …

3D Printing

How Type and MIT AgeLab Research is Changing Everything

How Type Design Impacts the Future of Our Screen-Based Devices<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key …

Digital Marketing

UC Berkeley Researchers Create Blood Parasite Detector Using an iPhone

A team of researchers at UC Berkeley have adapted its iPhone microscope project to allow them to identify blood parasites that can cause river …

Researchers create artificial muscle using onion cells

We’ve seen different varieties of artificial muscles — which will be used in things like robotics — in the past, though none of them have thus far …

DNA 'Printing' A Big Boon To Research, But Some Raise Concerns

Here's something that might sound strange: There are companies now that print and sell DNA.<p>This trend — which uses the term "print" in the sense of making a bunch of copies speedily — is making particular stretches of DNA much cheaper and easier to obtain than ever before. That excites many …

Genetics

Flawed Medical Research May Be Ruining Your Health & Your Life (Important!)

I'm in!<p>There is a cancer eating at the core of medical research.<p>advertisement - learn more<p>You’ve most likely heard of medical reports touting the …

Google's research on ad injecting malware shows millions of its visitors are affected

Ad injectors – unwanted software that insert new ads or replace the ones already there – have plagued the internet for many a year, but Google wants to show us just how pervasive they are.<p>Today the company released details from a study performed in a partnership with UC Berkley and Santa Barbara …

Cybersecurity

Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.<p>We all have our little tips and tricks to help our brains function just a little bit better. Coffee and energy drinks. B vitamins and ginseng. Or, in the case of a growing group of scientists and …

The Brain

The Next Frontier for 3-D Printers is Healthy Food

3-D printers are all the rage in the high-tech food world, turning out gorgeous sugar polyhedra and chocolate rosebuds – but if they’re to address world food problems in the future, they’re going to have to move into far more nutritious fare.<p>That’s the idea behind Dutch designer Chloé Rutzerveld’s …

Food

Reemo smartwatch lets you wave your lights on

This is the year computer power migrates to our wrists. We have the roll-out hype of the Apple Watch to thank for that. But one company wants that power to be flexed through a flick of the wrist.<p>Reemo is software and a wrist device you probably haven’t heard of. It doesn’t come in gold or send your …

Internet of Things

How to find your Android phone just Googling its location

Google can help you find almost anything, but it’s no good if you’ve lost your smartphone – until today. The search engine now has the ability to check where your phone is directly from its homepage.<p>Just type in “Find my phone,” and Google will show where your phone is on a map. You can then set it …