Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

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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.

Innovative Bio-Skin: Will Clothes One Day Self-Ventilate?

Learn more about MIT researcher, Lining Yao, who has created along with her highly skilled team a bio-skin that reacts to sweat and might suggest a future of self-ventiliating clothes.

New Paint Kills infection-Causing Bacteria and Saves Lives

Read on to learn more about Paint Shield, a new and exciting anti-bacterial paint from Sherwin-Williams that may greatly reduce the number of hospital related infections.

Japanese Scientists Create Nearly Unbreakable Glass For Commercial Use

A group of scientists at the University of Tokyo's Institute of Industrial Science in Japan believes they have discovered a way to make glass nearly indestructible.

Ventricular Assist Devices: You Gotta Have Heart

Learn more about ventricular assist devices (VADs), which are mechanical heart pumps that represent a significant advancement in heart failure treatment and surgery.

Florida Teen Develops $12 Machine For Converting Ocean Currents Into Usable Energy

Another kid inventor is making headlines. This time it's a 15-year-old in Boca Raton, FL, named Hannah Herbst for developing a method for creating usable energy through ocean currents that costs only $12.

Dazzling 3-D Printed Accessories: Swarovski Crystal Sparkles and Struts

Read on to learn more about IPNOTIX, an exciting and innovative Italian technology company and its new line of dazzling accessories combining 3-D technology, Swarovski crystals and stylish Italian fashion.

Printer Ink From Air Pollution, Can It Be Done? MIT Grad Says "Yes"

What if we could find a way to turn air pollution into something useful? A recent MIT grad thinks he's found a way.

New Fuel Inspired By 9/11 Won't Explode On Impact

Scientists from the California Institute of Technology say they've found a way to prevent fireball-type explosions upon impact of the kind seen in airplanes, buses, cars and trucks.

Poop Scoop: FMT Transplants Disgust and Delight Medical Researchers

 Poop transplants are saving lives every day. Read on for rmore information  BEFORE  your next meal even though the yuck factor may still be significant.