Monday, October 5, 2015

3D Printing a 2D Explainer

3D Printing

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.

Heart in a Box


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

Researchers Use Genetic Algorithms To Push Past the Limits of Moore's Law

Genetic Algorithms

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's Production Process Becomes Carbon Neutral


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.


How Professionals are Making the Most Out of Big Data?

Big Data

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 Link Two Human Brains for Question-and-Answer Experiment


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

Watch as Quadrotor Drones Build A Rope Bridge


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

12 Awesome Ways to Reuse Shipping Containers


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.

Six Changes in Security Technology Today


The future of home security systems is here, and it includes increased automation, convenience and savings for users.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

New Super Tree of Life Maps Over Two Million Species


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 Affect 3D Printing Could Have On The Medical Industry By 2020

3D Printing

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


A new video has been released by start-up, Hyperloop Technologies. The firm started by a former SpaceX engineer has just appointed a new CEO, and certainly looks like they are about to make Elon Musk's transportation idea a reality.

Life After Diagnosis: Advice for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Alzheimer's Disease

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

Smart House: Why you Should Upgrade your Home with Automated Technology

Home Automation

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.