Endless energy and superhuman memory. Relentless focus for hours on end. Learning that rivals the world’s greatest geniuses.It sounds nice, doesn’t it?Well, the current legal offering of nootropics aren’t exactly the miracle drugs from the movie Limitless, but...
A treatment for Type 1 Diabetes? After one year of clinical testing, a bioengineered “pancreas” has been developed that showed introduction of insulin-producing islet cells into the omentum or layer of connective tissue and lining of the abdominal cavity...
Humanity is pining after a Martian colony and a colony on the moon. This reignition of interest in space has resulted in commercialized and much more cost-effective launch vehicles and easier access to Earth orbit for research purposes. A...
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Image courtesy of DraperWhen thinking of drones, many thoughts come to mind--package delivery, swarm intelligence, machine vision, etc. But when contemplating the rise in drone usage, the machine in the mind’s eye of most is nearly always a quad-rotor...
The world of technology is changing at super speed from biotech to artificial intelligence to computing and beyond. Of course, labs are still filled with awe-inspiring innovations that haven’t made it to consumers yet. Some of these include lab-grown...
Fertility complication and infertility have long been an issue in living creatures, but the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, in cooperation with the McCormick school of engineering has created a stand-in, 3D printed ovary for use in mice....
The world of biometrics--while often closely associated with Orwellian stories and secret government security--are actually widely used in the modern day, even for fun applications. Of course, biometric tech is still among the most trustworthy in terms of authentication...
Gunshots, concerts, loud video games, even loud cityscapes may all be responsible for hearing loss. How can we reverse the negative effects of these things that we may or may not enjoy significantly? Until now, when humans have sustained...
The University of Central Florida has found a way to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into formate and formamides, two types of fuel which can be used on demand and do not lose energy over time like batteries do. UCF...

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