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ALS trial shows novel therapy is safe - Futurity

WASHINGTON U.-ST. LOUIS (US) — An investigational treatment for an inherited form of Lou Gehrig’s …

Lou Gehrig

Fake malaria drugs might soon be spotted, thanks to handheld device

A simple handheld device could soon thwart the growing scourge of fake and diluted antimalarial drugs in Africa and Asia. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced plans to manufacture the device, called CD-3, and then deploy it to Ghana for preliminary tests.<p>Estimates suggest that …

Snapzoom is Digiscoping for Your Smartphone

I just stumbled on another great Kickstarter find and this time it’s Snapzoom. This product is seeking community funding to build a bridge between …

Visual: Gorgeous Desk Has Multi-Directional Drawers

Digging through your desk drawers for an important document or that secret Snickers you know you have hidden somewhere can come down to a cruel game …

Avant-garde

2013 BMW X1

<i>A Tasty Bit Of Old School For The New School</i><p>Against the backdrop of fervent hand-wringing from brand purists, BMW is on the cusp of finally offering front-wheel-drive vehicles. While that's a shock to the constitution, many are pointing to the company's fine-handling Mini offerings as an article of …

Britain’s Ugliest Shed Gets Some Love From Eley Kishimoto

Fashion design house Eley Kishimoto took their talents to the streets, or the backyard really, and with the help of Cuprinol, they made over the UK’s …

An Indoor Furniture Line Built Entirely From Compost

Based on a research project on ancient techniques, Terra borrows knowledge from a long history of organic building.<p>Just in the last year, we’ve covered designers working with materials as diverse as blood, metal shavings, coal, and bones. Oddly, though, we’ve yet to feature a designer working with …

More Than a Masher: Rama Chorpash on the Spring-Inspired Spiraloop

<i>Longtime friend of Core, proud Staten Islander and current Director of Product Design at Parsons, Rama Chorpash has been on sabbatical in order to</i> …

More Cannovation? '360 Lid' Beer Can Making the Rounds

While Budweiser's new bowtie-shaped beer can is a couple of weeks away from launch, a series of smaller breweries have already launched another new …

Product Spotlight: Sketchbooks by Makr

A good sketchbook journal is always by your side, ready to take any notes and documentations of all sorts. Ready to set all hearts aflutter, Florida-based Makr Carry Goods has just released their soon to be must-haves into the wild today.<p>Available for pre-order at $38 each here.

Ceramics

Rezon’s Multi Notebook - The Fox Is Black

I’m definitely one of those people who has all sorts of notepads notebooks, sticky notes, etc. lying around, certain ones only being used for certain …