Julian Hoffbauer

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Derby, the Adorable Cybernetic Dog, Just Got Upgraded 3D-Printed Legs

Last year we told you about Derby, a dog born with underdeveloped legs and paws. Tech firm 3D Systems designed a pair of prosthetic limbs for the …

Get Ready to Live a Long, Long Time

Two of the leading scientists at the edge of the medical revolution believe that our life expectancy could start creeping up toward the triple digits.<p>…

Scientists just smashed the distance record for quantum teleportation

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have broken the quantum teleportation record in a big way. In a paper published this week in Optica, they report successfully transferring information from one photon to another across over 60 miles of fiber-optic cable -- four …

Quantum Mechanics

LiFi? How your LED desk lamp could help you connect to the Internet.

Lighting has come a long way since Tom Edison lit his first incandescent bulb in the 1880s. LED bulbs are popping up everywhere, on planes, car headlights, in your phone. When you buy a new light bulb now, chances are it's going to be an LED.<p>At the heart of every LED is not a little wire. If you …

Nokia Networks will test super-fast ‘bubbles’ of connectivity in stadiums and public places

Early last year, Steve Perlman — the co-creator of Apple's QuickTime technology who went on to found video game streaming service OnLive — claimed he had a way of providing wireless speeds 1,000 times faster than those we use today. His new company, Artemis Networks, called its new wireless …

Exploring Echoviren, the First-Ever 3D-Printed Architecture

There's endless chatter these days about creating functional architecture from 3D printing, the voguish construction method prime to create bizarre, baroque, otherworldly—in some cases, <i>actually</i> otherworldly, as in relating to the world of Mars. So just for the sake of simplicity let's go with …

Can Cargo Drones Bring E-Commerce To Africa?

Laugh about drones delivering tacos all you want, but the Flying Donkey Challenge wants to create a working commercial cargo network in Africa, powered entirely by UAVs.<p>Africa is the leapfrog continent. As it develops and grows, much of its population is adopting the latest technologies, like cell …

eCommerce