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What's Next For Gene Patenting?

We take a look at how yesterday's Supreme Court ruling affects risk testing for breast cancer. Plus, this isn't the last word for gene patenting.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday on a landmark genetics case, involving the company that previously offered the only test in the world for two major …

Carbon-Fiber Cables Could Lift Elevators In Kilometer-High Skyscrapers

New elevator technology pushes skyscrapers to new heights.<p>What's one of the most important limits to the heights of skyscrapers? How far up an elevator can go.<p>The way elevators are currently made, they can only be about a half-kilometer tall, according to the Economist. Now, however, a company has …

World's First 3-D Printed Battery Is The Size Of A Grain Of Sand

A team of scientists have used a custom-made 3-D printer to create high-power microbatteries.<p>Scientists at Harvard University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have 3-D printed lithium-ion batteries as small as a grain of sand. The batteries could be used to power …

Physicists Build Super-Powerful Tabletop Particle Accelerator

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have shrunk a high-energy particle accelerator from the length of two football fields to just 1 inch.<p>The latest tabletop particle accelerator, built by physicists at The University of Texas at Austin, can generate energy and speeds hitherto reached …

Lumosity analyzes brain function of 40M people to push neuroscience forward

Lumosity is pushing the frontiers of neuroscience. Today, the brain-training startup revealed findings from its Human Cognition Project — an initiative that gives researchers access to its data to conduct experimental research.<p>Lumosity creates brain-training exercises designed to give your brain a …