Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

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New 'Moon Parka' Made From Artificial Spider Silk

Japanese startup Spiber and the company behind The North Face products, Goldwin, have teamed up to create a prototype jacket they're calling the Moon Parka. It's cold-weather gear whose outer shell is made entirely from synthetic spider silk called QMONOS, courtesy of Spiber.

Atlanta High Museum Honors Haute Couture and 3D-Printed Fashion

Read all about the leading art museum in the southeastern United States and its new and exciting US premiere exhibit featuring the works of Iris Van Herpen and the world of  Haute Couture and 3-D printed fashion.

Yokohama Rubber's Finned Tires Enhance Fuel Efficiency, Reduce Drag & Lift

Tire aerodynamics technology is set to soar now that tire manufacturer Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. is testing finned tires. The unobtrusive but effective fins help reduce aerodynamic drag and lift for any vehicle they're installed on, thereby enhancing fuel efficiency and reducing the vehicle's carbon footprint.

New Gel Made From Snake Venom Stops Bleeding In Under 10 Seconds

Scientists are now telling us that a bi-product of snake venom called batroxobin can clot blood in under 10 seconds. Known as SB50, the hydrogel could be a real life saver for millions.

World's Thinnest Artificial Blood Vessels Grown & Tested Inside Rats

Japanese researchers have developed the world's thinnest artificial blood vessels by growing the exceedingly narrow tubules underneath the skin of lab rats.

British-American Duo Invent Portable Power-Charging Belt

Meet the ION Belt Battery, a sleek, safe and stylish accessory with a secret double life as a portable charger that eradicates the need for bulky  battery packs.

Connecticut Teen Develops Ground Breaking Test For Ebola

Meet Olivia Hallisey, a teenager from Connecticut who has created a revolutionary test for dreaded Ebola that may well turn the course of this deadly contagion that has taken so many lives.

English Health Care Company Develops Visionary Sleep Mask for Diabetics

Read all about the innovative diabetic sleep mask created by PolyPhotonix known as Noctura 400 that has had a major impact on the lives of diabetics everywhere.

'Mother Dirt' Product Does Away With The Need For Showering, But Would You Want To?

If you could go years on end without showering, would you want to? Well, that option is here. A new product called "Mother Dirt" has come out that purportedly eliminates the need for showering — for years!

Repellent Paint Splashes 'Pee' Back At Drunken Urinators

City leaders in San Francisco have found a way to combat public urination with a new repellent-type paint that makes public pee-ers think twice. The innovative product has seen success around the world at curbing a very real problem with funny, if not disgusting, results.