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The Next Big Thing You Missed: 3-D Printing Promises Better Bionic Limbs for the War-Wounded

The Next Big Thing You Missed: 3-D Printing Promises Better Bionic Limbs for the War-Wounded

David Sengeh grew up in Sierra Leone during the African country’s decade-long civil war. The horribly bloody conflict was defined not just by the enormous death toll, but by the way rebel armies systematically severed the limbs of their enemies, leaving thousands of men, women, and children with missing arms and legs. Though the war ended more than a decade […]

by · March 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Medical, News, Technology
Free Online Education Resources

Free Online Education Resources

Are you looking to further your education or are you considering a change of profession? We’ve compiled a list of some free high quality online education resources that will allow you to pursue your goals. edX EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that features learning designed specifically for interactive […]

by · September 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Art, Business, Culture, Economics, Education, Finance, Government, Medical, Politics, Technology
Netatmo Weather Station

Netatmo Urban Weather Station

The First Weather Station for iPhone & iPad Weather and Air Quality monitoring, indoor and outdoor. Measure CO2 concentration and monitor confinement. Get local Air Quality Index report, real-time. Read more via the source link. Source: http://www.netatmo.com/

by · August 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Electronics, Entertainment, Gadgets, Medical, News, Technology
Silk, the ancient material of the future

Silk, the ancient material of the future

Source: Ted.com. Fiorenzo Omenetto shares 20+ astonishing new uses for silk, one of nature’s most elegant materials — in transmitting light, improving sustainability, adding strength and making medical leaps and bounds. On stage, he shows a few intriguing items made of the versatile stuff.

by · May 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Culture, Economics, Medical, News, Technology, Video
Hands-Free Faucets Not Germ-Free, Study Finds

Hands-Free Faucets Not Germ-Free, Study Finds

SOURCE WebMD: Electronic Faucets May Be More Contaminated With Disease-Carrying Bacteria Than Manual Faucets, Researcher Says. March 31, 2011 — Electronic faucets may be touch-free, but they are far from germ-free. In a new study, researchers at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine report finding higher levels of disease-carrying bacteria on hands-free faucets compared to conventional, manually operated faucets. Their […]

by · April 3, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Medical, News