Medicine & TechnologyResearchers from the University of Alberta in Canada have devised a 3D bioprinting technique that allows the fabrication of custom-shaped cartilage, like nose cartilage, for use in surgical procedures.
A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) estimates foot traffic in cities in an effort to help city planners and developers study not only vehicle movement, but the flow of people more accurately.
Throughout the centuries, science has permitted civilizations to advance in all aspects of life. Science has been used to cure diseases, visit the moon, and extend the human lifespan. In recent years, scientists have taken a naturally occurring process - the creation of diamonds - and recreated it in the lab. First completed by General Electric in 1954, this process is now being used by companies to help individuals mourn the loss of loved ones.
Scientists from Germany created Eyecam, a creepy webcam that looks and moves like a real eye to show that people are surrounded by webcams that they are not even aware of, which sparks discussion on privacy issues on sensing devices.
In the ongoing pursuit for materials for electronic devices, researchers turn to the natural world in order to find alternatives that solve the issues of cost and availability - and crab shells might offer a solution.
Did you ever consider tweaking your iPhone's operating system after you bought it? Or maybe become the UN's social media brand ambassador at the age of 17? You probably didn't. But Rishabh Shanbhag wasn't your ordinary teenager. At a young age, he has shown that he's in a league of his own.