Stewart Washer

17 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @swasher | Work in Future Medicine areas of Stem Cells and Digital Health

Try Smoking a Joint With Your Next Glass of Wine

As marijuana goes mainstream, the conversation around it has become increasingly sophisticated—with the kind of emphasis on producers, clones, terroir, and even tasting notes that one more typically associates with wine.<p>For those who reside in one of the twenty-three states (and the District of …

The Sydney Morning Herald

Sweden's national women's football team is attracting attention after deciding to swap the names on the backs of players' jerseys for inspiring …

Senators aim to fund tech that disables your car if you've been drinking

A new technology which promises to curb drunk driving is getting major backing in the U.S. Senate.<p>At a press conference Sunday, New York Sen. Chuck …

Japanese woman is first recipient of next-generation stem cells

Surgeons implanted retinal tissue created after reverting the patient's own cells to 'pluripotent' state.

Stem Cells

The Fitness Device Revolution: From Wearable Fitness Devices to EEG headbands, to Smart Beds

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

cnce:Living Tissue Emerges From 3-D PrinterHarvard bioengineers say they have taken a big step toward using 3-D printers to make living…

<b>Living Tissue Emerges From 3-D Printer</b><p>Harvard bioengineers say they have taken a big step toward using 3-D printers to make living tissue. They’ve made a machine with multiple printer heads that each extrudes a different biological building block to make complex tissue and blood vessels.<p>Their work represents a significant advance toward producing living medical models upon which drugs could be tested for safety and effectiveness.<p>It also advances the ball in the direction of an even bigger goal. …

Apple HealthKit is already finding a home in U.S. hospitals

HealthKit might not get as much attention as, say, Apple Watch, but it could end up being more important to Apple’s bottom line in the future. …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

Smart Homes

CES 2015: The year cars got truly smart

CES 2015, like last year's event, had a very large auto presence, perhaps even a banner year for CES. Expect it to grow again next year; in fact we wouldn't be surprised to see it start to run over into other halls. Not only did the likes of Ford, GM, BMW, Audi and Hyundai have a presence, but we …

Smart earrings can monitor your health even when you're in a dress

Sure, there are high-tech bracelets out there that can show you texts and reminders, but you're more of an earrings gal anyway, and you like fitness bands better than smartwatches. Ear-o-Smart is a pair of smart earrings that can take the place of both health bands and heart-rate-monitoring earbuds …

Researchers develop first artificial muscle that can 'remember' movement

We've seen ultrastrong artificial muscles and a freaky rubbery motor using the technology, but researchers at the University of Cambridge are taking things to another level. They've developed the first such "muscle" (which is actually made out of smooth plastic) that can learn and remember …

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Welcome to evertiq.com. The link you were looking for doesn't exist, check the spelling and try again.<p>If you want to visit evertiq.com start page, …

Beautiful Long Exposures of Firefly Trails by Vincent Brady

Photographer Vincent Brady gives us a beautiful new way to appreciate the glow of fireflies with this set of long exposures. While still light out, he captured this first photo at the Lake of Ozarks, a large reservoir in central Missouri. “Many people, when they see this photo, they have a certain …

Hubble Snaps Detailed Photos Of Dust And Debris Surrounding Stars

And you thought your home was dusty<p>NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has just finished up a pretty extensive imaging survey of the debris surrounding distant stars – and the results look rather fantastic. The images above, snapped by the famous telescope, show various stars encircled by immense disks …

Cynata Therapeutics Limited

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have huge therapeutic potential for numerous unmet medical needs.<p>This has already been demonstrated and is widely …

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