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New 'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Revealed Ahead Of Schedule

Hours after it was leaked across the internet, Activision has released the official trailer for the next installment of blockbuster first-person shooter, <i>Call of Duty—</i>days ahead of the planned May 4th reveal.<p>The new game, developed by Sledgehammer Games, is called <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i>. This …

Why UX Designers Need to Think like Architects

<b>During a recent conversation with my father-in-law, an architect with nearly 40 years of experience, I couldn’t help but notice the parallels between</b> …

Pokemon Art Academy: Japanese Trailer - IGN Video

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Watch one dramatic year in the life of a pro-gaming team in this new documentary

A new documentary following one of the best <i>StarCraft 2</i> professional gaming teams in the world over will be available to watch online starting at 1 p.m. EST today.<p><i>Good Game</i>, a documentary from production company Nine Hour Films, chronicles a dramatic year with the famed Evil Geniuses <i>StarCraft 2</i> team …

‘Hunger Games’ film studio Lionsgate moves into the game business

Lionsgate, the film studio that has made The Hunger Games and Divergent movies, has hired digital media entrepreneur Peter Levin to lead a new division that will invest in or make games.<p>Levin will be president of interactive ventures and games and will report to Lionsgate chief executive Jon …

A circuit board modeled on the human brain

New microchips based on the human brain are 9,000 times faster and use significantly less power than a typical PC.<p>Stanford bioengineers have …

Neuroscience

A single algorithm is phasing out the Pap smear

Can a new approach to cervical cancer screening improve diagnosis, or will it jeopardize women's health?<p>The FDA last week approved a DNA-based HPV test manufactured by Roche Molecular Systems as a primary screening option for cervical cancer. Called the "cobas HPV test," the method detects DNA from …

MIT developing nanocrystals that can be used to detect counterfeit goods

Counterfeiting is a booming industry; the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimated in 2009 that it generates approximately $250 billion in illegal revenue. What's more, the industry has expanded rapidly in the last decade to include goods like olive oil and drugs like …

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes?

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 …

Smart Slime: Bacteria Taught to Heal Wounds

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An Essay-Writing Machine Made To Fool Other Machines

An inverse Turing test?<p>Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, we're taking bets. The fight is machine versus machine. Will one of them be able to spot the tricks of the other?<p>Machine #1 is an algorithm, developed by computer science students at MIT and Harvard University, that is able to write an …

Standardized Testing

Chinese Drones Soon Flying Over Saudi Arabia

On April 19, 2104, Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz meet with People's Liberation Army Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. General Wang Guanzhong to sign a contract for an unspecified amount of Pterodactyl unmanned aerial systems ( aka drones). Also referred to as Wing Loong, the Chinese Mandarin word …

Saudi Arabia

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

Industrial Designer

10 Weird, Wonderful Weather Phenomena

All the optical illusions and bizarre forms of lightning you require.

Students Create Winning Design NASA's First Flight of Orion

Invention Awards 2014: Charge Gadgets With Your Footsteps

Take a hike, earn an iPhone battery's worth of energy<p>Each thud of a hiker’s heel releases enough energy to illuminate a light bulb. Rather than waste that power, Matt Stanton, an engineer and avid backpacker, created a shoe insole that stores it as electricity. The device promises to be an …

Gear & Gadgets

Installing the world's first electronic spine

In <i>The Washington Post</i> this week, reporter Jim Tankersley follows a team of doctors as they install one of the world's first electronic spine replacements, dubbed the Neurobridge. The patient is paralyzed from the chest down, but researchers hope the Neurobridge can restore control of his hands. A …

Brazilian fisherman finds satellite launch debris in Amazon

<b>A fisherman in Brazil's Amazon region has found a large piece of debris from a European space launch.</b><p>The man said he found the metal object floating on a remote river in the municipality of Salinopolis.<p>The debris has been confirmed as coming from a satellite launched from the Kourou base, in …

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