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This 3-D Printed Bioplastic Windpipe Saved A Baby's Life

The infant's 3-D printed trachea will fully absorb into his body in two to three years.<p>We've seen plenty of 3-D printed medical implants for patients that require replacement tissues, but this use of 3-D printed biopolymer to augment and correct an existing tissue highlights just how amazing the …

Roll over Einstein: meet Weinstein | Alok Jha

There are a lot of open questions in modern physics.<p>Most of the universe is missing, for example. The atoms we know about account for less than 5% of …

Element of the week: actinium | video

This week's element is actinium, which has the chemical symbol <b>Ac</b> and the atomic number <b>89</b>. Actinium gets its name from the Greek word for "beam" or …

Cockroaches develop glucose intolerance to avoid our poisons

A strain of German cockroach is intolerant to glucose, helping the pests to avoid sugar traps and glucose-laced poisons. Scientists at North Carolina State University tested "regular" cockroaches alongside the mutated strain by giving them a choice of glucose-heavy conserve and peanut butter. While …

When is the next supermoon?

We’ve just passed a series of 3 full supermoons. The next supermoons of 2018 will be the new moons of June, July and August.<p>A supermoon is a new or …

Introducing the 'Strawscraper'

Architects are hoping to turn one of Stockholm’s tallest buildings into the world’s first ‘strawscaper’.<p>The building would be powered completely by …

Wind Power

You can’t walk on cloud streets

Cloud streets are long rows of cumulus clouds oriented parallel to the direction of the wind. Check out these cool images!<p>Cloud streets are long rows …

Astronomy

Parasitic wasps suck calcium out of flies - Futurity

EMORY (US) — By draining calcium from the blood cells of fruit flies, parasitic wasps …

Calcium

Fire ants could teach tunneling robots a few tricks - Futurity

GEORGIA TECH (US) — Researchers find fire ants tightly regulate the diameter of their tunnels …

Georgia Tech

FYI: Could Climate Change Cause More (And Bigger) Tornadoes?

A warming world pulls the two factors of tornado formation in opposite directions.<p>Scientists generally agree that climate change will increase the likelihood of extreme weather events, but the jury is still out on how tornadoes will fare in a warming world. Tornadoes are fickle beasts, and it …

2014 Nissan GT-R Track Pack vs 2014 Audi R8 V-10 Plus! - Head 2 Head Episode 33

Xbox One, PS4 box art revealed?

The official Battlefield 4 website (via Kotaku) has posted what appears to be Xbox One and PlayStation 4 box art designs.<p>It is possible that the images in question are mock-ups made by Electronic Arts, as neither Microsoft nor Sony have released official designs as of yet.<p>If the images are indeed …

Gaming

GDC Europe adds design talks on Assassin's Creed 3, storytelling, next-gen consoles

The 2013 European Game Developers Conference has added a new round of talks to its panel lineup, including design talks on storytelling and <i>Assassin's Creed 3</i> as well as discussions of the next console generation, according to a post on the conference website.<p>Ubisoft Montreal's Steven Masters will …

Microsoft's New 'Xbox One' Can Measure Heart Rate

To be clear, Microsoft made no official healthcare announcement today. At least none that I’m aware of. They did, however, announce their latest home entertainment console – the new Xbox One (pictured above) – and that does make for some really interesting speculation on the intersection of home …

The Xbox One Is Targeting The Largest Market Of All: Television Watchers

Microsoft has sold 76 million units of the Xbox 360 since its release in 2005. Or shall I say, a mere 76 million units. That’s because over 96% of Americans homes have a television while only 49% of U.S. households own a game console. From where I’m standing, it looks like Microsoft wants to close …

With The Xbox One, Microsoft May Win By Losing

Microsoft’s Xbox One console launch -<p><i>Or, if we are being honest, “prelaunch”; as my colleague Paul Tassi noted, this relatively brief event left many questions unanswered -</i><p>- seemed almost designed to annoy and alienate three key segments of the traditional console gaming market:<p>Those who dislike …

Heather Evans Smith: The Heart and The Heavy

Portrait week continues…today’s post written by Sarah Stankey.<p>Wade<p>The first time that I saw the photographs of Heather Evans Smith was when I first …

How Benjamin Franklin Invented A Weight Loss Program, Using Balloons

Ask a great inventor to invent, and that's exactly what he'll do. Sometimes the ideas pop out like cannon bursts: "consider this ... " or "maybe this?" or "Wait! How about THIS!"<p>Ben Franklin did that with balloons.<p>In the 1780s, Franklin was America's ambassador to France, living in Paris, where all …

GadgetellSolutions Media

23Feb/18<p>Historically, retailers have focused on the industry as an exchange. Customers wanted to purchase products from them, so the best way to …

The HTC One Isn't Saving HTC from the Facebook Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Despite all the glowing reviews of the HTC One, including all the reviews for the Samsung Galaxy S …

Amid Tech Slowdown, HP CEO Whitman Under Pressure to Show Progress

Hewlett-Packard will report second-quarter results today after the markets close for trading in New York, and the pressure is on CEO Meg Whitman to …

IT

HTC Asia CEO Lennard Hoornik joins executive exodus

Another high-level HTC executive has left the company. <i>CNET</i> reports that HTC Asia's CEO Lennard Hoornik has now parted ways with the company after being on leave for two months. Hoornik was in charge of HTC's Asian operations for just two years. It's not clear why he was on leave, nor is it known …

The invisible beauty of flowers - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/19/invisible-beauty-flowers-in-pictures<p>720<p>Artist Susumu Nishinaga has used a scanning electron …

Climate slowdown means extreme rates of warming 'not as likely'

<b>Scientists say the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower temperature rises in the short-term.</b><p>Since 1998, there has been an unexplained "standstill" in the heating of the Earth's atmosphere.<p>Writing in Nature Geoscience, the researchers say this will reduce predicted …

Climate Change