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Second Sight First Bionic Eyes

The first glasses in the world, it seems, were created some 700 years ago.<p>It's taken until this year, 2014, for patients to receive the first FDA-approved bionic eyes. This breakthrough comes via Second Sight, a California company whose Argus II technology revolves around implanting patients with …

Watch this Great White chomp down on underwater sharkcam

Impressive, but … yikes!<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio …

Researchers build first 3D magnetic logic gate

One important feature of the 3D magnetic logic gate is that one of the input magnets is arranged in an extra layer in comparison to 2D magnetic logic …

Coated cells act like camo for deadly brain tumors - Futurity

Brain tumors are able to go undetected by the immune system if their cells are coated with extra amounts of a specific protein.

Immune System

Yahoo Snags Netflix Exec To Be Its CIO

Yahoo announced this morning that it has hired Mike Kail, formerly of Netflix, to take on its chief information officer role, along with the title of senior vice president of infrastructure.<p>Kail’s background in video is fitting, given Yahoo’s recent attempts to bolster its video content efforts. …

assembly - Is Molecular Manufacturing Next?

What’s the ultimate extension of 3D printing technology? Where could 3D printing take us in the future? For me, I believe that eventually, whether …

Women Spend More Time and Money on Mobile Games Than Men

Women also dominate in management, simulation, and solitaire apps.<p>A new study has found that not only do women spend more time and more money on …

IBM's new supercomputing chip mimics the human brain with very little power

A lot has changed in the three years since IBM first unveiled a prototype of its human brain-inspired SyNAPSE (Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics) chip. That single-core prototype has now been significantly scaled up, leading to a new, production-ready SyNAPSE chip that …

Facebook wants to get Hollywood directors and studios interested in the Oculus Rift

Those virtual reality tie-ins that were all the rage at Comic-Con (<i>Pacific Rim</i>, <i>X-Men, Sleepy Hollow</i>) could just be the tip of the iceberg for the Oculus Rift. Judging by the response they garnered the partnership seems like a no-brainer, and <i>The Information</i> reports that Oculus' new owner Facebook …

This Samsung Rebrand Concept is Brilliant

Samsung has a huge marketing budget, but its branding and track record for product design is underwhelming. In comparison to Apple, its closest smartphone rival in the US, Samsung struggles to play in the same league.<p>Tech-lover and coffee addict Aziz Firat thinks it’s about time Samsung gave its …

Apple's iOS To Potentially Become The Dominant Mobile OS In Enterprise Healthcare

Apple’s strategic partnership with IBM will boost the adoption of iOS in enterprise mHealth.<p>IBM will sell iPhones and iPads with industry-specific …

mHealth

Tricking Facebook's Algorithm

It may be possible to game Facebook's news feed, but the social publishing will still win in the end.<p>We often talk about algorithms like they're people. Algorithms take action. They think. They make decisions. Sometimes they even offend us and we tell them so: "Um, no thanks, Facebook." "Whoa, …

The Alienware 13 is the smallest and lightest gaming laptop in Dell's lineup

Y'all remember the Alienware M11x, right? That compact, netbook-sized gaming laptop with the glowing keyboard that made it look like a spaceship? Anyway, Dell discontinued it back in 2012, only to release several big-screen machines the following year. Well, it looks like someone at the company saw …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 up for preorder September 19, in stores October 17 (updated)

During Samsung’s Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 press conference in Berlin, we expected the company to officially announce the Galaxy Note 4. While it did …

Top Twitch broadcasters are considering livestreaming alternatives — here's where they may end up

Some people are not really happy with gameplay livestreaming video site Twitch right now, and others are even considering leaving the site altogether.<p>Twitch announced yesterday that it will start deleting archived broadcast recordings from its site after 14 days (60 days if you’re a partner or …

Watch Out Google Glass, Smart Shoes Are On The Way

In India, you’ll be able to wear technology somewhere completely different: On your feet. Lechal is the world’s first interactive haptic feedback …

Can Doctors Teach the Body to Cure Cancer?

Increasingly, doctors are using their patients' own immune systems as valuable weapons against the disease.<p>What if the path to curing cancer has been part of the body all along?<p>For generations the three pillars of cancer treatment have been surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But both …

Physicist concocts ice cream that changes color when you lick it

What happens when a physicist decides to become a chef? If they're anything like Manuel Linares, then you can expect a fusion of food and science to come out of their kitchen. For instance, one of the Spaniard's masterpieces is an ice cream that changes colors when you lick it. He calls it the …

Live Well: Run a few minutes a day to live longer but fist bump your friends to avoid germs

Live Well: Every week, The Telegraph rounds up the best of this week's scientific studies and developments which will help you live a happier, healthier, longer life<p>In the next installment of our Live Well series – a summary of health news and advice published in the paper and online – this week we …

Holistic Medicine

End of chemotherapy within 20 years as pioneering DNA project launched

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'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …