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The Week In Numbers: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue, The Sharpest Space Photos Ever, And More

<b>250 microns</b>: the thickness of the microtissues printed out by the first commercial 3-D bioprinter, which will soon help biochemists test new drugs<p><b>100 miles</b>: the distance the Galileo space probe made it into Jupiter's atmosphere in 1995 before being vaporized (could a stronger spacecraft fly …

Clearest images of space captured by telescope with shape-shifting mirror

Scientists have captured the clearest, highest-resolution images of space yet, with a new type of telescope camera that has an ultra-thin, shape-shifting mirror. The first images captured by the MagAO camera system in Chile are over twice as detailed as those captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, …

Meet the algorithm that can spot and kill Twitterbots before they ever start spamming

There’s a war raging on the Twitter platform, and chances are you’re already part of it even if you don’t know it. It’s a war against the growing …

College Student Put His Life Savings Into Tesla, Made A Killing

A year later, he's glad he ignored their warnings.<p>The 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley invested $30,000 into Tesla stock a year ago and has parlayed it into an investment worth approximately $250,000 today.<p>"I was always preaching to my friends, 'Tesla's gonna be huge' …

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Google Glass Isn’t Coming To Best Buy Next Year, And It Won’t Cost $299

Even though Google Glass is out in the wild and on the heads of around 10,000 people, there are still plenty of questions about it. For a long time now, we’ve heard that Glass would retail for $299. And earlier this week, unofficial Glass evangelist Robert Scoble put a bit more oil on the fire when …

Google tightens Android app rules for device interference and in-game purchases

Google occasionally updates its Play Store rules to weed out inconsistent or shady behavior in Android apps, and we're witnessing one of its larger clean-ups today. The company's new guidelines more explicitly ban device interference: titles in the Play Store can't modify settings or other apps …

4 Charts That Explain Why Steve Ballmer Is Out At Microsoft

Microsoft dropped major news on Friday when it announced that its longtime chief executive, Steve Ballmer, is going to leave the company. While it's unclear if Ballmer left on his own or was forced out, it's apparent to everyone that Microsoft just isn't the behemoth it used to be.<p>Here are four …

Elon Musk just started building a real 'Iron Man' laboratory

The SpaceX founder plans to unveil gesture-based system next week<p>SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has often been compared to a real life version of Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. Director Jon Favreau has openly said that Musk inspired his depiction of Stark in the first <i>Iron Man</i> film, and both …

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days when Apple rolls out a new product.<p>Apple is widely expected to hold an event unveiling the new iPhone on …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: all the news and rumors

It might not be the iPhone 6, but Apple could have some surprises this year<p>Apple’s next iPhone is approaching fast. A new phone is all but certain to be revealed at Apple's September 10th event, and there have been hints that a big surprise may be in store: since as far back as January, rumblings …

Robyn Lawley: the world's most refreshing supermodel?

Robyn Lawley is the supermodel you've never heard of. Last year she was the face of Ralph Lauren; the year before she appeared on the cover of Italian Vogue. She has her own fashion range, a book deal, and presents cookery shows in her native Australia. But you probably don't recognise Lawley …

Two fun Mojito recipes!

Hi friends! I'm here to share a couple more drinks that Katie and I made especially for Emma's bachelorette party. They are both versions of a …

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