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This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

Rare panda birth surprised zookeepers despite 24/7 video surveillance

A panda was born last night at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. It marks the third birth for Mei Xiang, a 25-year-old giant panda, who picked up and began cuddling her cub immediately after it was born. Conceiving cubs in captivity has been a continued struggle — Mei Xiang's pregnancy only came …

A bigger fish for palaeontogists to fry…

An international team of scientists has uncovered the remains of the world's largest fish. The 50ft <i>Leedsichthys problematicus</i> swam the oceans of the Jurassic era more than 160m years ago, sweeping up shoals of plankton through giant, mesh-covered gills. <i>Leedsichthys</i> was eventually wiped out by the …

Watch The 2013 World Yo-Yo Champion's Greatest Tricks

Waaay beyond "walking the dog"<p>Looking for something new to learn in the next year? Why not consider becoming a master yo-yo-er? Kottke found and posted this video from this year's winner of the World Yo-Yo Contest.<p>Kottke also posted videos from yo-yo contests and ads in 2000, 1989 and 1976, to show …

The Week In Numbers: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue, The Sharpest Space Photos Ever, And More

<b>250 microns</b>: the thickness of the microtissues printed out by the first commercial 3-D bioprinter, which will soon help biochemists test new drugs<p><b>100 miles</b>: the distance the Galileo space probe made it into Jupiter's atmosphere in 1995 before being vaporized (could a stronger spacecraft fly …

15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

3-D Printing Elon Musk's Hyperloop in Less Than 24 Hours

When the team at Whiteclouds downloaded Elon Musk's plans for the Hyperloop, they didn't just pore over the details. They went to work. Twenty-four …

Nissan announces Cummins V8 for next-generation Titan pickup

A Titan of torque thanks to a new oil-burning V8.<p>Nissan has announced the company's next-generation Titan pickup will bow with an available 5.0-liter turbo-diesel V8 engine built by none other than Cummins. Neither company is releaseing details on the truck or the engine just yet, but buyers can …

A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One Arduino At A Time

Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher.<p>Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in Pasadena, California. He adjusts his laptop on the workbench, then looks up and addresses the class. …

This robot sucks!

Literally! ERO is an award-winner concrete deconstruction robot designed to disassemble concrete structures while preserving the material for reuse …

How To Build A 3-D Printer For Space

Plus, 3-D printed rocket parts are looking pretty good these days.<p>You knew it would happen. NASA is planning to send a 3-D printer aboard the International Space Station next year, The Guardian reports.<p>3-D printers' ability to custom-make parts would be invaluable for repairs in space. But first, …

These Are the Most Exquisitely Weird Spiders You Will Ever See

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GE is challenging the Maker community to use 3D...

GE is challenging the Maker community to use 3D printing to manufacture complex parts for medical equipment, and to redesign a bracket used for …

3-D-printed rocket parts excel again in NASA hot-fire tests

Key rocket parts built using 3-D-printing technology have passed another round of NASA firing tests, inspiring further confidence among space agency officials in this emerging manufacturing technique.<p>Two rocket engine injectors made with a 3-D printer performed as well as traditionally constructed …

Introduction To Photoshop Scripts

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

What the Media Hype is Not Reporting: 3D Printers are Bad for Human Health--But So is Cooking With an Electric Frying Pan

A research paper from the Illinois Institute of Technology looks at a little-examined side of 3D printing: Whether or not it's dangerous to human …

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The 10 Coolest Things You Can 3-D Print Right Now

Cameras, guitars, RC aircraft and more!<p>One survey of the 3-D printing landscape will quickly show you that it's brimming with novelty items and useless junk. But don't let that overwhelm you! We sorted through the clutter to create this list of 10 projects that are both awesome and practical.<p>Don't …

How It Works: The Hybrid Air Car

The purely air-powered can't may not be a reality, but PSA Peugeot Citroen's new Hybrid Air powertrain is a clever way to use compressed air to store energy for later use.<p><i>Raid71</i><p><b>Let's be clear:</b> There's no such thing as a truly air-powered car. But PSA Peugeot Citroën has a new take on how to use …

This 3-D Printed Tarantula Robot Is Actually Kinda Cute

Aww. Come here, little guy.<p>Robot spider! Sounds terrifying. But the T8--an octopod 'bot made from 3-D printed parts--is actually charming. For your viewing pleasure, watch it dance like a drunk high-school kid.<p>The company behind the T8, Robugtix, is taking pre-orders for the robot now, if you're …

All Charged Up: Engineers Create A Battery Made Of Wood

The big idea behind Joe's Big Idea is to report on interesting inventions and inventors. When I saw the headline "An Environmentally Friendly Battery Made From Wood," on a press release recently, I figured it fit the bill, so went to investigate.<p>The battery is being developed at the Energy Research …

Terminator 2-style liquid metal can now be 3D printed

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

Glass allows scientists to recreate superman's memory crystals

A new type of computer memory similar to the “memory crystals” used by Superman in the films has been developed.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton have managed to use lasers to record and retrieve data from pieces of glass.<p>They claim it could allow up to 360 terabytes, equivalent to …

8 Things Runners Should Know About Coffee

Your favorite morning indulgence has some health and performance benefits, too.<p><b>Caffeine (in coffee or otherwise) improves performance…</b> Hundreds of studies have shown that consuming caffeine before a physical challenge likely helps subjects go farther and faster than when they go without it. This …

Cool-downs and Stretching: Three Yoga Poses Every Triathlete Should Be Doing Post-Workout

The importance of cooling down and stretching should be a ‘no-brainer’ for most athletes and fitness junkies. And yet, many people skip this vital …