Scientists have created the world’s first living, self-healing robots using stem cells from frogs.
Xenobots: First living robots created from stem cells – CNN
Posted in Biology, Materials, Robotics, Science, Technology |
Tagged ethics, frog, living robots, robotics, robots, science, stem cells, technology, xenobots |
Although the Feelreal scent mask for virtual reality isn’t a nicotine vaping system or e-cigarette, it does vaporize aromatic liquids for user inhalation, which according to the company puts it in same FDA certification bracket as those devices.
Feelreal VR Scent Mask Hits Roadblock Amidst Crackdown on Flavored Vaping Products – Road to VR
Posted in Gadgets, games, Health, Law, Materials, Technology, virtual reality |
Tagged FDA, Feelreal, health, law, mask, scent, vaping, virtual reality, VR |
A promising new technique could lead to lasting skin grafts after burns or other injuries
Scientists 3-D Print Skin That Develops Working Blood Vessels | Innovation | Smithsonian
Posted in anatomy, Biology, Health, Materials, Medicine, prosthetics, Science, Technology |
Tagged 3D printing, blood vessels, health, medicine, science, skin, skin grafts, technology |
A spacecraft with vials of cow cells landed at the International Space Station in September. From there, cosmonauts fed the vials into a 3D printer.
Meat grows in space with 3D printer on International Space Station – Business Insider
Posted in agriculture, Business, Cooking, Food, Gadgets, Materials, News, Science, Space, Technology, Trickery |
Tagged 3D printing, cosmonauts, food, International Space Station, meat, Russian, science, space, technology |
The Nazis really did have cubes that nearly gave them great power.
It doesn’t look like much. A cold, pock-marked block of benign uranium small enough to hold in your hand.
Startling Discovery Shows How Close Nazi Germany Really Was to a Nuclear Program
Posted in History, Materials, Physics, Science, Technology |
Tagged cubes, experiments, fission, history, Nazi Germany, Nazis, nuclear program, physics, science, technology, uranium, World War II, WWII |
To preserve the landmark cathedral’s design, officials chose not to install some fire-suppression systems features like firewalls and sprinklers.
Posted in Buildings and Architecture, History, Materials, News |
Tagged architecture, building, cathedral, church, fire, fire safety, Notre-Dame, Paris, the Forest |