3D printing is definitely one of the most exciting technologies in use today. The process allows designers to get ideas physically into their hands by rapid prototyping high detail objects. The team at Shapeways has shared with us a great infographic all about the technology.
Monday, October 5, 2015
With the new “heart in a box,” developed by Transmedics, heart transplant success rates may climb substantially. The OCS Heart uses a technique called warm perfusion to keep a heart supplied with blood and oxygen for up to eight hours.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Scientists have demonstrated working electronic circuits that have been 'designed' in a radically new way, using methods that resemble Darwinian evolution. The size of these circuits is comparable to the size of their conventional counterparts, but they are much closer in operation to natural networks like our brain.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Lamborghini is well known for making supercars powered by large-displacement engines, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a company that is concerned about the environment. The automaker has just become the first automotive company in Italy to become CO2-neutral certified.
Big data allows companies to cut costs, create new products and services and make faster, more informed decisions. Here are some of the sectors where Big Data is already having a big impact.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Researchers used a brain-to-brain interface they developed to allow pairs of participants to play a '20 question' style game by transmitting signals from one brain to another over the Internet. Their experiment is thought to be the first to demonstrate that two brains can be directly linked to allow someone to accurately guess what is on another person's mind.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Working like a pair of aerial spiders, a newly released video shows how quadrotor drones could be used in construction. Working with the flying robots, researchers created a functioning rope bridge that they could walk across.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Reusing shipping containers is one of the biggest trends in architecture and design. The practice is not only good for the environment, but has helped create some very imaginative designs around the world.
The future of home security systems is here, and it includes increased automation, convenience and savings for users.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
A preliminary draft of the “tree of life” for the roughly 2.3 million named species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes — from platypuses to puffballs — has been released.
Monday, September 21, 2015
The future of 3D printing in medicine is charging ahead with each new announcement. The developments from this industry are coming in so fast that it takes a real effort to keep up.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Being a caregiver for an individual with Alzheimer’s is a loving, selfless act, but it comes with its share of stress and challenges. However, there are many ways to make the experience feel less overwhelming. Here are a few tips caregivers can try to make the journey a little easier.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
A new home automation system could be exactly what you need to improve the livability, safety, and efficiency of your house. Here is a closer look at just a few of the benefits of upgrading your home with automated technology.