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‘Water Bear’ Protein Could Protect Human DNA From Radiation

09/21/2016, We’re sure that some of you guys have heard or seen photos of “water bears”, but in case you haven’t, they aren’t really bears. Instead they are a species of microscopic organisms called tardigrades. What makes them so fascinating is how robust...

Stanford Develops A Breathalyzer For Marijuana

09/14/2016, Breathalyzers used to measure alcohol are fairly common and are used when drivers are pulled over under suspicion that they might be driving under the influence of alcohol. So what about being under the influence of something else, such as marijuana?...

MIT Develops Camera That Can Read Closed Books

09/12/2016, Have you ever come across a book and thought to yourself, “Gosh, if only there was a way that I could read this book without having to open it!” If that describes you perfectly, you’re in luck because MIT has developed a camera for just that...

Researchers Develop Nano-Sized Fishes For Targeted Drug Delivery

09/11/2016, The way we consume drugs/medicine right now might not necessarily be the most efficient way. This is why researchers have been working on the ability to deliver drugs to a particular part of the body, which apparently makes it more effective and can...

Hi-Tech Urinal Will Wash And Dry Your Penis After You’re Done

09/06/2016, When guys are done at the urinal, there are a couple of ways to go about this. For some, shaking it a few times to get rid of excess drops is one way, but there are some who are particular and might grab a tissue to dab themselves dry before pulling up...

MIT Researchers Looking To Make Augmented Reality More Interactive

08/05/2016, Augmented reality seems like a nice way to blend virtual and the real world together, and Pokemon GO is a great example of the use of augmented reality technology. However the only downside is that the virtual objects aren’t necessarily interacting with...

Researchers Develop Solar Cell That Turns CO2 Into Hydrocarbon Fuel

07/31/2016, When you think of solar, you probably of the technology that converts sunlight into energy, and you would be right. However it seems that researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have managed to create solar cells that can do more than just...

Dolly The Sheep’s Clones Are Healthy

07/28/2016, Cloning is a concept that’s probably been on the mind of many scientists decades ago, and back in 1996, scientists achieved a breakthrough in which they successfully cloned their first mammal in the form of Dolly the sheep. Naturally some questions were...

Scientists Create Solar-Powered Machine That Turns Urine Into Water

07/27/2016, The idea of recycling our bodily waste into something more useful isn’t new. In fact last year Bill Gates was part of an initiative that turned human waste into drinking water, a feat which he gladly demonstrated on video. Now it looks like scientists...

Microsoft Creates The Shazam For Flowers

07/26/2016, When you’re out and you hear a song on the radio that catches your ear, you might turn to apps like Shazam or SoundHound to try and identify the song for you. That works great for songs, but what about nature? Sure, you might be able to identify a rose,...

New Graphene Batteries Charge Faster & Lasts Longer

07/25/2016, Right now the limitations placed on some of our electronic gadgets like phones, tablets, and smartwatches would be its battery life. Sure, over the years we’ve seen battery capacity increased, and there have also been new ways of charging batteries...

New Display Tech Could Allow Glasses-Free 3D Movies In Cinemas

07/24/2016, Glasses-free 3D displays aren’t new. We’ve seen them on phones, the Nintendo 3DS, and on some TVs, but TVs are probably the biggest implementation that we’ve seen so far. Unfortunately for moviegoers, this means that you’ll still have to put on...

This Bookmark Will Also Double Up As A Nightlight

07/20/2016, If you plan to do some reading at night, ideally you’d want to ensure that you have sufficient lighting, but maybe you want to save some energy, or maybe you’re in the room with someone else who is sleeping and you don’t want to wake them up by...

Smart Stitches Could Help Monitor The Healing Progress Of Wounds

07/20/2016, If you’ve ever gotten a stitch, you know that usually doctors ask you to check back with them a few days or a week later just to see the progress of the healing, and whether or not the wound is healing nicely, or whether it could be infected and might...