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Husband and wife architects create the Sugar Lab, a foundry for 3D printed sweets - http://tcrn.ch/113k01F

Google acquires kite-power generator

<b>Google has acquired a US company that generates power using turbines mounted on tethered kites or wings.</b><p>Makani Power will become part of Google X - the secretive research and development arm of the search giant.<p>The deal comes as Makani carries out the first fully autonomous flights of robot kites …

Renewable Energy

King Richard III was buried quickly, carelessly, and in far too short a grave

For 500 years, the death of King Richard III has been marred in mystery, and new details on his burial revealed today are adding to that. Richard III was buried in a hurry, and in an "untidy lozenge-shaped grave." Whoever buried the king did so quickly and without much care. The information, …

Homeland Security reportedly warns 3D-printed guns are “impossible” to contain - http://tcrn.ch/10qrgpg

3D-printed tracheal splint supports baby's airways, saves life

They say necessity is the mother of invention, and nowhere was it more necessary than in the case of Kaiba Gionfriddo's life. The infant was born with a condition called tracheobronchomalacia that results in weakened support for the trachea, and his fate seemed all but decided until researchers at …

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World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

Billion-year-old water found in reservoir under Ontario

Researchers don’t know yet whether anything has been living in the water, which has been out of contact with Earth’s atmosphere for over a billion …

Scientists create human stem cells through cloning | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than 15 years of failures by scientists around the world and one outright fraud, biologists have finally created human stem cells by the same technique that produced Dolly the cloned sheep in 1996: They transplanted genetic material from an adult cell into an egg …

A Small Shock To The System May Help Brain With Math

Stimulating the brain with a very small electrical current through the forehead could boost a student's ability to learn and remember basic mathematics, a provocative experiment suggests.<p>The work, published online Thursday by the journal <i>Current Biology</i>, could help those who struggle with mental …

Brain-controlling magnets: how do they work?

If you were to tell people that the technology exists to manipulate the workings of people's brains, they may not believe you. That sort of thing is …

MIT crafts analog circuits from living bacteria

Previous work on using organisms as circuitry has usually involved shoehorning parts of the digital world into a very analog environment. MIT has just found an approach that uses the subtlety of the natural world to its advantage: the circuits themselves are analog. By combining genes that produce …

Porsche shows 918 Spyder in production form

Porsche isn't about to let the LaFerrari steal the hybrid spotlight: it just unveiled the finished design of the 918 Spyder, which is expected to ship as a 2015 model. The look won't shock anyone keeping up with their spy videos, although Porsche's formal unveiling helps firm up the specifications …

Nvidia Shield Hands On At Google I/O (video)

A launch price for the new Nvidia Shield handheld gaming console was announced by Nvidia earlier this week of $349 and now Nvidia have been …

Computer Hardware

How data, cheap sensors and Android could be a game changer for rural farmers

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Over the past four years as Jason Aramburu sold kilns, which turn plant waste into bio charcoal, to Kenyan farmers, he became …

MIT's cheetah robot runs faster, more efficiently, can carry its own power supply (video)

When it comes to hunting down humans running speeds, MIT's cheetah might come second to Boston Dynamics' own high-velocity quadruped, but by substituting pneumatics with motors, MIT's version apparently runs far more efficiently. At the recent International Conference on Robotics and Automation, …

Pebble Smartwatch SDK Update Enables Two-Way Communication

Pebble technology the creators and developers of the Pebble smartwatch which last year raised over $10 million from a successful Kickstarter …

Wearable Tech