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Possible Sleep Gene Identified

In a recent study done by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, researchers used fruit flies to identify a gene that controls sleep.

Ponoko Lets You Create And Sell Your Own Products

Do you have a design idea for jewelry or other products but don't know where or how to get started? There is now a solution in Ponoko, the world's largest marketplace for product plans.

Flying Jet Pack Debuts in Wisconsin

Secure in the shoulder harness of a 250-pound jet pack, 16-year-old Harrison Martin rose a few feet off the ground. With two fans at his sides providing upward thrust, he hovered for about 45 seconds before settling back down on earth.

Dr. Dre Releases Own Pair Of Headphones

Celebrities are known to produce and design their own clothing and fashion accessories, but can their charm and good looks help them create electronics?

Fat Around the Heart May Increase Heart Attack Risk

Researchers say that having fat around the heart may even be worse than having a high body mass index.

A DIY Lab On A Chip: But When?

Soon, they say, a "Lab On A Chip In A Kit" will be available for home use so that we can test ourselves for certain illnesses. Also, we'd be able to check a chicken breast for salmonella and test the air for toxins. It's doable, but will it be available to help the boomer generation?

The Top 10 Coolest Olympic Mascots

The Olympic Games have tried to make cool mascots but they're on a losing streak the past few years. However, there are high points in their history as the following are the 10 Coolest Olympic Mascots.

Doctors Warn That Texting May Kill You

Earlier this week, ER doctors issued AWTTW, which is text lingo for “a word to the wise” about the dangers of texting while doing your daily routines.

MySpace To Venture Into The World Of Shared Logins

Instead of using "duck" as a password for every account you have, there's now a new alternative that's being pushed by a group of popular websites.

Tiny Microscope Fits on Your Fingertip

Researchers have developed a "microscopic microscope" - a microscope that's small enough to fit inside a cell phone yet that still delivers top-quality magnifying power.

 

Bicycle Adds A Futuristic Look To Commuting

Can't find somewhere to park your bike at work? No worries, the "One" is here to help your bike issues when your workplace won't.

The Washing Machine That Uses Hardly Any Water

Companies are constantly trying to outdo each other in the world of laundry, but one new invention just might eliminate the competition.


Bone Density May Help Determine Risk of Breast Cancer

A woman’s bone mineral density may be helpful in determining the risk of breast cancer, a new study finds.

Dinosaur Eel Inspires Bullet-Proof Armor

MIT researchers are investigating how a primitive fish uses its scaly exoskeleton to protect itself from the sharp teeth of its predators. The scientists' goal is to develop a better kind of armor for soldiers to similarly protect them from bullets, shrapnel, and bombs.

Beach Resident Casts New Fishing Invention

Since sticking to basic fishing techniques can be quite boring, one inventor decided to reel in a few ideas to make the hobby more enjoyable.

Turn Your Broken Speakers Into A Media Cabinet

Instead of sending your old speakers to the chopping block where you can bring out the evil in yourself, why not turn your them into something useful?

Wearable Kidney Could Help Millions of People

Two researchers at UCLA have designed a peritoneal, wearable kidney that could replace the failing organs of a patient.

Built-In Equalizer Let's Your T-Shirt Do The Dancing

Looking to grab the attention of everyone you meet the next time you're out on the town? Then this unique t-shirt is fit for you!

Make Your Own Ultimate Home Laser Show

Don’t feel like going to a techno club because it’s pouring rain outside? One inventor has a solution that can bring the hypnotizing light show to your home!

Low-Calorie Wheat to Tackle Obesity

In an effort to help people maintain healthy weights and still enjoy good food, scientists have created a genetically modified form of wheat that has fewer calories compared with other varieties.

 


Zildijan Introduces All-Black Cymbals

Every drummer's cymbals are pretty much the same colour, but that's changed since the arrival of Zildijan's new series.

USB Watch Tells The Time And Makes You Feel Like James Bond

By going with the "secret agent" theme, there's finally a USB watch out on the market that actually looks sleek and elegant to the touch.

The Recycled Recumbent Is Starting A Craze

Sure most people would rather ride a fancy high-tech BMX bike, but the recycled recumbent might be a great alternative that’s cheap and stylish.

Transcend Releases Hip USB Flash Drive

Trying to outdo the competition, Transcend has created a USB flash drive that may add a boost to our image or geekiness.

The Goldfish World Cup or 10 Sports You Can Teach Your Pet Fish

I doubt if B.F.Skinner ever thought his training methods would be applied to soccer training for goldfish, but they are now! Dr. Dean Pomerleau has developed a training kit to aid you in training pet fish to play soccer and other un-fish like sports, using the operant conditioning training methods he uses to train larger sea animals.