The company's Discovery Vision concept is the first move toward that (maybe still faraway) future. First step: gesture controls.
Like many people in San Francisco, Sasha Robinson is working on a startup out of his home.
Based on their analysis, rats with pre-existing neurodegenerative disease tend to accumulate more toxic "free copper" than healthy rats, and this free copper appears to visibly bind with amyloid plaques, making the rats' degenerative conditions ev
Jacqueline Roemmele was one such unlucky person. She became infected in 1994 after the cesarean section birth of her twins. "Before they found what it was, my flesh was falling off in the nurses' hands," she said. Roemmele survived and went on to
Scientists from South Korea have devised a technique for cloning adult stem cells that doesn't involve the destruction of human embryos.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a cargo to the International Space Station today at 3:25pm ET, and then turned around and flew back to a soft landing in the Atlantic Ocean. The cargo, flown on a Dragon capsule, will reach the station on Sunday mor
The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing, engineering, and now increasingly in medicine.
While the reconstructions based on 30 brain readings are blurry, they approximate the true images. They got the skin color right in all of them, and 24 out of 30 reconstructions correctly detected the presence or absence of a smile.
For a biologist, few things are more exhilarating than discovering an animal in the wild that was thought to be extinct.
It is kind of desperate when a girl has to forcibly hold down a guy with spikes to get some action! But it goes to a whole new level when ‘she’ is the one bringing the ‘penis to the bed’!
Sharks have looked more or less the same for hundreds of millions of years. But a newly discovered fossil suggests that under the hood, a modern shark is very different from its ancient ancestors.
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has found an Earth-sized planet within the habitable zone of the star it orbits, the space agency announced Thursday.
Three years ago, a British man who had much of his pelvis removed got a replacement 3-D printed in titanium, the Ottawa Citizen reports. Printed titanium implants are made by spitting out titanium powder that's then fused by a laser beam. The man's
Manipulating space in this way means you can jump into one end of a wormhole, travel a short distance, and pop out from the other end in another galaxy. The mouth of a wormhole also acts as a cosmic window, allowing you to gaze at the stars on the op
decided to leave the graphene on the copper to see how it affected the metal’s thermal properties. In a paper published in the journal Nano Letters, they report that a sandwich made of graphene on both sides of a sheet of copper improves the copper’s
There are a lot of online resources for information about space history, but none can rival the combination of thorough and adorable you’ll find at Historic Spacecraft.
"I forced them to look at movies of jellyfish. How does a jellyfish give light? It has no solar panel, it has no energy bill," Roosegaarde told the BBC. "And then we went back to the drawing board and came up with these paints which charge up in t
Researchers in Germany have developed a lightweight, high-strength material inspired by the framework structure of bones and wood and the shell structure of bees' honeycombs.
But, that is not all,” explains Dr. Russo: “The other way that tumors grow is by ensuring that they are nourished: they send out signals to promote angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels. Cannabinoids turn off these signals as well. It is trul
Lens has camera built in Could be developed to help the blind see and give them guidance Could also give wearer 'supervision' with ability to zoom Could shrink Glass to fit on a pair on lenses Firm already developing lenses with screen and medica
Stem cells are highly promising for the treatment of everything from HIV to leukemia to baldness. In many cases, however, a great number of them must be used in order have a noticeable effect, which makes treatments impractical or expensive.
The medical curriculum was created by John D. Rockefeller over 100 years ago when he produced chemicals and didn’t know how to sell those chemicals. He produced sales people and called them MD’s. He produced the entire curriculum for the education o
The deadline to develop a new design for thorium nuclear power plants has been brought forward by 15 years as the central government tries to reduce the nation's reliance on smog-producing coal-fired power stations.
432 Hz seems to work at the heart chakra, “the feeling”, and therefore could have a good influence on the spiritual development of the listener. Some people who are not able to distinguish the 8hz difference claim they can feel the music warmer due t
We’ve all come to accept the notion that our brain will continue to shrink as we age. Nowhere is this decline more impactful than in the hippocampus, the brain’s memory center, one of the primary brain areas that’s first to decline in Alzheimer’s dis
Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible.
With diabetes, cardiovascular disease and neurological disorders reaching epidemic proportions, natural remedies that combat these health concerns are in high demand.
The women have Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, which gives them underdeveloped vaginas and uteruses.
What drove David Sengeh to create a more comfortable prosthetic limb?
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