Darrel Brooks

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How It Works: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue

The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.<p><b>Step 1</b>: Engineers load one syringe with a bio-ink (A) made up of spheroids that each contain tens …

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

Apps

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing | Inc.com

I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of rambling or confusing letters, memos, and other professional materials. Here are seven bits of simple advice for clear and …

Creative Writing

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

Millennium Falcon spacecraft built for Star Wars: Episode VII

So far the only character confirmed 100% to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII is diminutive droid R2D2. But another stalwart of the long-running space saga is reportedly being built at London's Pinewood studios: the Millennium Falcon.<p>The legendary space freighter, which Harrison Ford's Han Solo …

10 'Star Wars' Characters Who Should Get Their Own Spinoff Film

While we can expect that film December 2015, there are also a number of "Star Wars" spinoff films in addition to the three already planned.<p>While fanboys contemplate the next sequel's plot, no one's really sure what the spinoffs shall entail either.<p>We're rounded up ten characters we'd like to see in …

Star Wars

Judge Orders Sriracha Factory To Cool It

Peppered with complaints from citizens about burning eyes, sore throats and headaches, city officials in Irwindale, Calif., went to court to see if they could do something about smells coming from a factory that produces Sriracha hot sauce.<p>Now, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge has said the …

Understanding America Through Deep-Fried Turkey Accidents

A new test to see if your state qualifies for "Heartland" status: Where does it rank on the deep-frier accident list on Thanksgiving?<p>Today, deep-fried food is almost as American as apple pie—which, incidentally, can be dunked into a vat of oil and emerge with a greasy, crunchy coating, along with …