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3D-Printed Metal Rib Cage Transforms Mortal Man into Cyborg

The wonders of 3-D printing have only tapped the surface of possibilities, especially in the field of medical applications. Read all about the world's first 3-D printed titanium rib cage and the cancer patient whose life has been given new meaning.

Don’t Get Hacked, Get Cujo

The next wave of emotive-tech has arrived. A team of inventors have come up with an ingenious invention that will ensure you never get hacked again.

While Cujo sounds like the next best thing on the security front, will hackers still find a way to access your computer, electronics and other smart-devices?

The 3-D Printed Adrenaline Dress: A New Electronically Charged Dimension

Meet pioneer fashion designer, Becca McCharen, and her new 3-D printed Adrenaline Dress, which represents a dazzling collaboration between the worlds of fashion and technology.

Axiom Is A Zero Energy Home

The Axiom House could be your next home ‘smart’ home. But what is the cost of owning one of these net-zero homes? And how much will you really save?

Too Lazy To Make Your Own Pancakes? There’s A Robot For That

Many tasks that fall under the banner of ‘common sense’ for a human can require hours of explicit programming for a robot. For this reason, engineers are hard at work developing robots that can be taught through experience and observation. Their first order of business? A robot that can make pancakes and pizza. Sounds like these researchers have got their priorities in order.

Can New Blood Test Detect Breast Cancer's Return?

Read on to learn more about the innovative blood test still undergoing research in England that may be able to detect breast cancer DNA  months before it would appear on medical scans.

Artificial Chameleon Skin Promises New Developments In Wearable Tech

As scientists get better and better at making lightweight and flexible electronics, artificial “e-skin” is becoming increasingly viable. E-skins find application in a variety of industries including wearable tech, health monitoring, prosthetics, and smart robots by mimicking some of the key properties of the natural organ. Now scientists have developed an artificial skin that actually surpasses natural human skin by incorporating the color changing capabilities of a chameleon.

Invention Of The Week? Stone Dome Is World’s Most Affordable Portable Oven

Calling all NFL tailgate lovers and backyard barbecue connoisseurs, your pizza is ready. An inventor from New York City, NY, has developed the Stone Dome, which is a portable pizza oven.

 So,are you hungry to learn more about this new invention?

Drone-Flying Schools Aim To Address Severe Shortage of Licensed UAV Pilots

China is suffering a severe shortage of qualified, licensed UAV pilots and the country's Civil Aviation Administration isn't sitting idly by spinning their whee-, er, propellers.

Asus' New Router Has Eight Antennae, 5.33Gbps Bandwidth

With 802.11ac support, three bands, and a whopping eight antennae, Asus can lay claim to the notion of world's fastest wireless router with the spider-like RT-AC5300. This thing should have no problems with 4K video and online game streaming... provided your ISP can keep up.

Made With Code: So Much More Than Just a Pretty Interface



Read all about designer Zac Posen’s partnership with Google’s Made For Code Program, which enables young students to explore computer programming in new and unexpected ways.

Acer's Revo Build Mini PC Lets You Stack Up The Upgrades

Generally, when you want to upgrade your computer, you have to open up the side panels and futz about with screws, cables, and connectors. Acer's Revo Build M1-601 wants to make that process much easier, using stackable, magnetized modules to add additional functionality to the base PC - though with some caveats, of course.

Asus Displays Water-Cooled Gaming Laptop At IFA 2015

If you thought MSI's GT80 laptop with its full mechanical keyboard was weird, take a look at the 17" Asus GX700. As the first of its kind in the world, the GX700 gaming laptop has an external, detachable water-cooling system, promising higher performance and more overclocking than any other laptop of its size.

Ultrasound Wave Therapy: Promotes Healing Even For Non Ocean Swimmers

Read all about the findings of a new British study that indicate ultrasound therapy can speed up the healing time of skin ulcers and bed sores.

Smog-Sucking Vacuum Eases Pollution, Creates Jewellery

A new public structure just opened in the forward-thinking European city of Rotterdam is being described as a vacuum cleaner for the air. The remarkable air purifier is 23 feet tall and can clean 30,000 cubic meters of air per hour while utilizing just 1,400 Watts of electricity – about the same as a water boiler. The installation is just the first step in its designer’s proposed worldwide Smog Free Movement and has already attracted over $90,000 in crowdfunded investment thanks to an innovative product: smog jewellery.

Corsair Updates Bulldog With Cleaner Look, More Options

After all the lukewarm feedback Corsair received on its Bulldog's edgy exterior design, the firm has (we'd like to assume) listened. This upcoming 4K-capable console-replacement PC has had its look cleaned up a tad, and Corsair have announced some new hardware bundling options to boot.

New Sensor Based On Human Nose Could Have Multiple Applications

According to a recently published study, a team of researchers in South Korea has developed an advanced bioelectronic sniffer for detecting stinky molecules in water that could one day be practically applied to multiple safety and consumer-based applications.

Qball Is A Microphone You Can Throw, Drop, Or Roll

An inventor from Salt Lake City, Utah, has found a way to make classroom lectures, conferences, and meetings far more entertaining. Shane Cox has developed Qball, which is a throwable microphone. So, who’s next up on the mic?

When The Livestream Went Mainstream a la Twitter & Facebook

It’s been reported widely that ‘livestreaming’ video apps are having their moment in the sun! It’s taken a while, but similarly to when social media first captured our zeitgeist a little over a decade ago, livestreaming seems to be tapping into that same need by both the viewer and the citizen journalists who are out there, capturing stories on-the-go.

SilverStone ECM20 PCIe Card Adds M.2 SSD Support To Your PC

More and more solid-state drives are showing up in the new M.2 "gumstick" format, and SilverStone has an answer for those whose PCs lack the right slots. The ECM20 is an add-on card that supports both SATA and PCIe-specific M.2 SSDs, but check if your motherboard can properly support it first.

Thumbs and Bottoms Up: Norway’s Army Gets Eco-Friendly Underwear

Norway's armed forces are about to receive some brand new eco-friendly underwear. Read all about the 50,000 bras, boxer shorts undershirts and pants that will soon be covering  some very important military private parts.

Asus' USB 3.1 UPD Panel Gives You Dual Type-C USB Ports

Got a newer motherboard with a SATA Express connector? Tired of waiting for SSDs that use it? Check out the Asus USB 3.1 UPD Panel, which adds two of the newfangled, reversible Type-C USB ports to the front of your case. Plus, you're not out of luck if your case doesn't have a spare 5.25" bay to mount the thing...

Invention Of The Week? EvaDrop Is World’s First Smart Shower Device

An inventor has developed a very unique device that will save you water without ruining your shower experience. Called EvaDrop, this device will reduce water usage by up to 50 percent. So, will this new device make a “splash” when it hits the market?

Eko Smartphone Stethoscope Is The Wave Of The Future

Silicon Valley medical-device startup known as Eko Devices has launched Eko Core, a next generation digital stethoscope that works with a smartphone app designed to help address cardiovascular disease.

Check Out This 6” 4K-Resolution AMOLED Screen

The 4K UHD format is big with TVs currently, offering a whopping 3840x2160 pixels of room for supported high-def video content. That said, Everdisplay Optronics have managed to cram that many pixels onto a tiny 6" display. While you may think these are meant for the latest smartphones, that's actually not the case.