Thursday, February 28, 2013

Stretchable Batteries

This development makes it now possible that these stretchable electronic devices could be used anywhere, including inside the human body.
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Going to Mars

If Dennis Tito has his way, two people will leave our planet in January 2018 and make a trip to Mars and back, with a quick flyby.
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Printed Cars

Picture an assembly line not that isn’t made up of robotic arms spewing sparks to weld heavy steel, but a warehouse of plastic-spraying printers producing light, cheap and highly efficient automobiles.
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Friday, February 22, 2013

Watch A Computer get Better

In the future, a person may be able to watch a computer screen and have his or her brain patterns modified to improve physical or mental performance.
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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

A Cure for Type 1 Diabetes using Gene Therapy

Researchers at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) have succeeded in completely curing type 1 diabetes in dogs with a single session of gene therapy by introducing a “glucose sensor” into muscle. Full Story (Via Kurzweil AI)

3D Pen

Monday, February 18, 2013

A Bionic Hand that can Feel

The first bionic hand that allows an amputee to feel what they are touching will be transplanted later this year in a pioneering operation that could introduce a new generation of artificial limbs with sensory perception. Full Story (Via The Independent)

Friday, February 15, 2013

Nano Printing

With this printer, three-dimensional objects, often smaller than the diameter of a human hair, can be manufactured with minimum time consumption and maximum resolution. The printer is based on a novel laser lithography method.
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Building a lunar base with 3D printing

Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials, such as regolith.
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Wednesday, February 6, 2013