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Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Solar System

Google Glass to see policy questions

Wide-eyed fascination induced by Google Glass is about to smack into a real wall of policy implications — from the doctor’s office to the driver’s seat.<p>The wearable computer, subject of media interest and a strategic public relations push, has Congress swooning even as it triggers trepidation …

Founders show pic of ProDesk3D 3D printer and first video

Jul.19, 2013<p>The founders of <b>ProDesk3D</b> showed a glimpse of the <b>ProDesk3D</b> 3D printer standard edition in person and a new video claimed to be finish …

Mockups

Apple could use patented 3D printed liquid metal to iPhone & iPad

Jul.21, 2013<p>Not long ago, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed <b>3D printing technology and techniques to create</b> …

Elasticity

Making Waves – 3D Printed Speakers

<i>New Zealander designer Simon Ellison has utilized multi-material 3D printing to craft</i> <i>speaker drivers</i><i>. Working together with an audio engineer, the</i> …

Get a 3D print of your unborn baby's face

Jul.17, 2013<p>Currently, many clinics provide photos taken during ultrasound scans. But last July, Tokyo-based medical engineering firm Fasotec and …

3D Printing

3D printing human organs - but where's the money for it?

What looks like the skeleton of a desk-size, inkjet printer sits in the offices of TeVido BioDevices in Austin, Texas. The cartridge, which usually …

Sabre rocket engine could open up access to space as never before | Stuart Clark

Imagine taking off from a runway as you would in a normal aeroplane but flying so high and so fast that when you unclip your seatbelt, you float …

The first 3D-printed battery is as tiny as a grain of sand

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Harvard<p>Imagine a computer so small it could slip through the human bloodstream. At just a millimeter in width, a new …

New SCENECT version: 3D scanning with Kinect is now even easier

Jun.8, 2013<p>FARO technologies, one of the major manufacturer of portable 3D measuring instruments, has recently announced SCENECT 5.2, the new version …

3D Scanners

3D printed ukulele sounds fantastic

Jun.9, 2013<p>We've seen <b>an impressive 3D printed ukulele</b> made by three engineering students from Rochester Institute of Technology in just one night, as …

Ukuleles

German RepRap Now Offers Versatile FabliTec 3D Scanner

German RepRap, developer and manufacturer of the PRotos and the X400 3D printers, is now offering a versatile 3D scanner to complement its 3D printer …

Samsung Galaxy S4 wireless charger kit goes on sale for $90

Samsung has been very busy over the past few weeks with its flagship Android handset, the Galaxy S4. Earlier this week, it even introduced a brand new version of the same device, a model that’s meant to be used by people who need a tough, long-lasting handset. Today, Samsung is moving to make sure …

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This is the new Nexus: a first look at Samsung's Galaxy S4 with stock Android

The best cellphone hardware has been crippled by manufacturer and carrier bloatware and skins, and Google's Nexus lineup has been hamstrung by a lack of LTE and somewhat inadequate specifications. But we've just gotten a look at the big surprise of Google's I/O keynote, a Samsung Galaxy S4 running …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

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$325,000 stem cell hamburger to be eaten soon

The race for a lab-grown meat alternative has been on for years. Modern Meadow, for example, has gone after a type of 3D-printed meat using bioprinting techniques. Dutch tissue engineer Mark Post is using stem cells to make a lab-grown hamburger, one that may be actually going down someone's gullet …

Food

How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

Nexus 4 Slipping Off Its Charging Orb? There's A 3D Printed Solution For That

As a recent convert to the Nexus 4 (after waiting months for my Sprint ETF to drop), I'm in love with the wireless charging orb. That's not to say it …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Shows Off Its Curves On Camera

Considering Samsung's tendency to release mountains of phones, the Galaxy S4 Mini seemed like a lock from the moment we saw the Galaxy S4. And what …

Google to make 2-step verification mandatory

(Image credit: Biometrics / Shutterstock)<p>The rise of mobile devices and persistent connectivity, as well as apps and cloud services, has put us all at potential risk when it comes to online security. Simply put, it’s no longer as basic as using strong passwords and strong encryption on websites and …

Apple, Samsung again take all of handset industry profits

Apple and Samsung can't be stopped in the handset market, according to new data from analysts at Cannacord Genuity.<p>The analysts on Monday reported that Apple and Samsung again combined to capture all of the operating profits in the handset industry in the first quarter of 2013. In other words, …

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