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20 things you’ll never have to buy again if you own a 3D printer

When 3D printing first arrived, enthusiasts imagined a future of desktop factories, where people wouldn’t need to drive out to a store to get things …

3D Printing

3D Printing is Making its Way into Every Possible Industry

3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, refers to the processThe post 3D Printing is Making its Way into Every Possible Industry appeared …

3D Printing

Scientists One Step Closer To 3-D-Printed Ovaries To Treat Infertility

The list of things that can be created with 3-D printers keeps getting longer: jewelry, art, guns, food, medical devices and, now, mouse ovaries.<p>Scientists have used a 3-D printer to create a mouse ovary capable of producing healthy offspring. And researchers hope to create replacement human …

Bioengineering

Victims Call Hackers’ Bluff as Ransomware Deadline Nears

With the clock ticking on whether a global hacking attack would wipe out his data, Bolton Jiang had no intention of paying a 21st-century ransom.<p>Since a week ago, when the malware first struck, Mr. Jiang had been fixing and replacing computers at the electronics company where he works in Shanghai. …

NHS

Scientists Use Stem Cells To Create Functional Artificial Blood

Blood is one of the most vital components of the human body, but we can't create an artificial version, which means we must rely on donations for …

Italy thought of a crazy way to boost tourism — and it involves giving away free castles

Thanks to a new scheme by the country's government-run State Property Agency, Italy is giving away 103 castles, towers, inns, farmhouses, and monasteries for free.<p>Of course, there's a catch—sort of. If you acquire one of these disused properties, you have to transform the building "into facilities …

Italy

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Alternative Medicine

The Next Phase Of Human Evolution Could Include Immortality

What will humans be like in 1,000 years? They will likely be taller, bionic and maybe even immortal.<p>TechInsider looked at the possible future of the human race after another 10 centuries of evolution and found people and machines could literally join together ― assuming we don’t wipe ourselves out …

Elon Musk: Robot software will make Tesla worth as much as Apple

Elon Musk thinks his robot software can make Tesla Inc. worth as much as Apple Inc. He has the chance to prove it very soon.<p>In three different …

Tesla

3D printing is yesterday's news. Westworld-style liquid printing is the future

3D printing hasn't taken off as a mainstream manufacturing process. At this stage in its development, its limitations outweigh its potential. …

3D Printing

Global Superpowers Are Racing to Build a Base on the Moon

Today’s Race To Space<p>It seems that the modern age’s space race is here, and all sights are set on the Moon. But this time, the goal isn’t just to get …

Space Exploration

15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …

Virtual Reality

Hemp waste fibers form basis of supercapacitor more conductive than graphene

Comprised of a lone hexagonal honeycomb lattice layer of tightly packed carbon atoms, graphene is one of the strongest, lightest, and most conductive …

Nanotech

A Mammal's Brain Has Been Cryonically Frozen And Recovered For The First Time

Austin Powers called: he wants his movie plot back.<p>For the first time, researchers have cryonically frozen a whole mammalian brain and recovered it …

Imaging

7 Scientifically Proven Habits Of Charismatic Leaders

For charismatic leaders, it all comes down to how you make others feel.<p>Some people just seem to have it: The way they communicate energizes others and makes people to want to be around them. They have what’s commonly referred to as charisma.<p>This is no small matter, as any of the U.S. presidential …

Charisma

A Stanford professor says eliminating 2 phrases from your vocabulary can make you more successful

The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to Bernard Roth, a professor of engineering at Stanford and the academic director …

Problem-solving

Solar powered 3D printed tiny house & car transfer energy wirelessly to each other

Tiny houses are attractive to those who want to downsize their lives and gain a little more financial freedom and mobility. But there are real, …

3D Printing

Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

MIT’s new sensor-loaded duct tape makes DIY electronics a snap

When it comes to the maker movement, anyone without hardcore DIY electronics knowledge or some basic programming skills is left in the dust. That’s …

Streaming

Harvard geneticist says reversing aging is plausible

Renowned Harvard geneticist George Church said at a science conference in La Jolla on Thursday that reversing aging in humans is plausible based on …