Derek Dodson

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World's Smallest 3D-Printing Pen Lets You Doodle in the Air

The wonderful world of 3D printing just got a whole lot more accessible and portable with the development of the LIX 3D Pen. Touted as the world's smallest 3d-printing pen, the LIX lets you doodle in the air without any paper. After plugging it into a USB port and turning it on, the pen takes less …

3D Printing

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Who Was Carl Sagan?

The famed scientist, and celebrity, had a lot more going on than just hosting a television series.<p>It was almost like a dispatch from another planet: the invitation to the young astronomer to leave Brooklyn and visit the lakes and gorges of upstate New York.<p>"A letter shows up in my mailbox from Carl …

New drug makes brain cancer cells explode

Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens<p>By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally blow up tumor cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer — glioblastoma …

Manu Prakash: A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami

Mom's harness invention gives kids a chance to walk - TODAY.com

William Cherry / Today<p>The standing harness allows wheelchair-bound kids to walk or even dance. Seen here, from left, are Claire Smyth and her son Daniel, 5; Louise Watson and her daughter Bethany, 3; and Cameron Taylor and his daughter Charlotte, 3.<p>When Rotem Elnatan was 2 years old, his physical …

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Roku Streaming Stick review: TV everywhere

It happens every time I travel. I come back to my hotel room, flop into a freshly made bed, pick up the (probably sticky) black remote, and turn on the TV. I’m given the option to mortgage my home to watch a just-out-of-theaters movie, aimlessly surf through a bunch of local and basic cable …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Feature rich, lacking focus.<p>The Galaxy S5 is a great phone, even if it isn’t particularly ambitious. Samsung has iterated upon the Galaxy S4’s …

How plastic bottles could solve Africa's lighting issues

Despite all the advances in technology, the problem of lighting up rural Africa after darkness falls is still very real. It was this thought that …

Inside the Science of an Amazing New Surgery Called Deep Brain Stimulation

Like most people in need of major surgery, Rodney Haning, a retired telecommunications project manager and avid golfer, has a few questions for his …

Cyberscams Of The Week

Most people have normal lives. They watch cable TV, go out to eat, read celebrity gossip or search for stupid cat videos. I like to collect cyberscams. These are my latest finds:<p><b>* A business project!</b> Everyone wants to do business with me. They must think I’m Bill Gates or Warren Buffett.<p>I get …