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The International Space Station Is Open For Business

How private corporations are using the station's lab for research and development<p>Aside from its monumental rocket landing attempt, last week’s SpaceX launch made headlines for another reason: It jettisoned an espresso machine into space for the first time ever. Called the ISSpresso, the coffee …

Scientists find key to 'turbo-charging' immune system to kill all cancers

Imperial College scientists are developing a gene therapy designed to boost immune cells<p>A protein which ‘turbo-charges’ the immune system so that it can fight off any cancer or virus has been discovered by scientists.<p>In a breakthrough described as a ‘game-changer’ for cancer treatment, researchers …

Immunotherapy

Make the Perfect Drink Using This App-Connected Cocktail Machine

A new startup is aiming to produce a smartphone-controlled countertop drink mixer to satisfy home cocktail cravings in under five seconds. Using positive displacement pumps, the <i>Somabar</i> extracts the cocktail ingredients precisely with one tap of the device's companion app. The smart bartending …

Cocktails

Awesome See-Through Prosthetics Made with 3D Printed Titanium

Industrial designer William Root has devised an innovative new take on prosthetic engineering with this futuristic structure of geometrically intersecting metal strands. Designed to merge structural strength, lightweight construction, and minimalist elegance, the hollow <i>Exo Prosthetic Leg</i> is molded …

3D Printing

5 Things We’ll Grow From Cells In The Future

With advances in biotechnology promising a future of lab-grown homes, hamburgers, and even the very shirts on our backs, a better question might be: What won’t be grown from cells in the future?<p>Human cells, plant cells. Self-healing bridges, shops for human body parts. High-tech fabrics, juicy …

Biotechnology

Major movie studios sue Megaupload

<b>Six of the biggest movie studios have sued Megaupload and its key operators, including founder Kim Dotcom.</b><p>They have alleged the site and its operators "facilitated, encouraged, and profited" from copyright infringement.<p>Megaupload was one of the largest file-sharing sites before it was shut by US …

Top tips for traveling with your smartphone

Before you book your next vacation, be sure to watch this travel episode of The Fix.<p>We all know that smartphones have become an indispensable travel tool. It's your camera, your planner, your map, your diary, and your connection to friends and family back home.<p>But there are some emerging new trends …

Apps

U.K. Industrial Output Surges More Than Forecast

U.K. industrial production rose more than economists forecast in February, bolstered by a surge in factory output that points to a strengthening …

Malaysia plane: Confronting searchers is an ocean full of garbage

BEIJING -- The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing<p>Malaysia Airlines Flight 370discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage.<p>For the first time since the search focused on the south …

'Ooho,' Tiny Edible Water Blob, Could Be A Major Solution To Plastic Bottle Waste (VIDEO)

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Bryan Nelson:</i><p>What's one solution to the growing problem of plastic water bottle waste? A trio of Spanish design students think they have the answer, and it involves creating a "water bottle" that you can eat, reports Co.Exist.<p>Designers Rodrigo García González, Guillaume …

Study: Some deer farmers put ethics on line for profit

It looks like a caricature of a deer, this dainty white-tailed buck whose neck slumps under the weight of the gnarled antlers sprawling from its head.<p>This is X-Factor, an Indiana deer that in his prime was worth an estimated $1 million.<p>His value as a stud comes not from research or the quality of …