David Sahlin

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Carry the frustration of injustice in this game about racist police violence

Akira Thompson is a game designer and programmer studying for his Master’s in Games and Playable Media at the University of California Santa Cruz’s …

Design I/O - CONNECTED WORLDS

CONNECTED WORLDS<p>AN INTERACTIVE CONNECTED ECOSYSTEM<p>Connected Worlds is a large scale immersive, interactive ecosystem developed for the New York Hall …

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Study Finds Gamers Have Greater Cognitive Function And More Grey Matter

Gamers everywhere rejoice! It turns out that gaming prowess is an indication of a better connected brain. This latest conclusion was drawn from …

3D printed dress made from 2,279 triangles and 3,316 hinges

Designer Jessica Rosenkrantz writes, "I made this 3D printed dress and the MoMA just acquired it. This video, filmed at Shapeways factory showing the …

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tentacuddles: purloinedinpetrograd: A Harvard...

<b>A Harvard Woman Figured Out How To 3D Print Makeup From Any Home Computer, And The Demo Is Mindblowing</b><p>Grace Choi was at Harvard Business School when …

The First Lifeform Capable Of Passing Down A Juiced-Up Version Of DNA

Scientists have engineered the first living microbe that can carry and pass down an expanded genetic code to future generations — one that has six …

Zoë Quinn - I jammed a frickin huge needle in my hand in order...

I didn’t think I could do it. I honestly didn’t. When my assistant was having a hard time gripping my skin between his fingers I was almost relieved. …

Stanford bioengineers create circuit board modeled on the human brain

Stanford bioengineers have developed faster, more energy-efficient microchips based on the human brain – 9,000 times faster and using significantly …

3D Printed Cast Speeds Bone Recovery Using Ultrasound

A new prototype brings together 3D printing, room to breathe and ultrasound pulses to create a cast that is not only comfortable and stylish to wear …

Flowing salt water over graphene generates electricity

Dragging a drop around produces voltage.<p>Hydroelectricity is one of the oldest techniques for generating electrical power, with over 150 countries …

Glow-in-the-dark roads make debut in Netherlands

They look beautiful, but they could also save a lot on streetlight power.<p>This story originally appeared in Wired UK. You can see the full gallery …

Successful implant of 3D printed skull

Utrecht neurosurgeons 3D-printed a large section of a skull and implanted it in a 22-year-old woman with a bone disorder. According to the University …

Teaching robots “gaze aversion” to make humans feel more comfortable

A University of Wisconsin-Madison engineer is teaching robots “gaze aversion.” They have found that having a robot look around a room while in a …

A biodegradable battery

This four-cell battery dissolves in water after three weeks. Made from non-toxic concentrations of metals and saline electrolyte, researchers hope to …

Formerly homeless maker reengineering the homeless shelter

Over at Institute for the Future's Future Now blog, my colleague Rebecca Chesney writes:<p>Marc Roth moved to San Francisco to make a better life for …

Bioengineer builds 50-cent paper microscope

Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash devised a pretty amazing paper microscope that uses cheap tiny spherical lenses. The "Foldoscope" costs around 50 …

Wash U, U of I Scientists Use 3-D Printer To Help Create Prototype Next-Gen Pacemaker

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis have developed a new device that may one day …

Artificial muscles made with fishing line

With the proper treatment, common materials contract with heat treatment.<p>Take a rubber band and twist it. Keep twisting it until it starts to …

Bionic hand gives amputee real feeling – video report

A bionic hand that allows the wearer to experience genuine feeling has been developed in Switzerland. The prosthetic limb returns the sensation of touch to users by connecting sensors to nerves in their arm. The first tester, amputee Dennis Sorensen, says he is delighted with the invention

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …

Surgeons make first FDA-approved 'bionic eye' transplants

Surgeons at the University of Michigan Health System have made the first officially FDA-approved "bionic eye" transplants, allowing patients with a degenerative eye disease to make out light and shapes. <i>The Michigan Daily</i> reports that on January 16th and 22nd, two surgeons successfully implanted the …

Micro-windmills could someday power your phone

Above is a micro-windmill that University of Texas Arlington researchers suggest could someday be used to charge mobile electronics if they were …

Key 3D printing patent expired yesterday

Yesterday marked the expiry of US Patent 5597589, "Apparatus for producing parts by selective sintering." This is one of the core patents in the 3D …