Technology - New Discoveries, Research, Studies And Breakthroughs

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Incontinence Lingerie Hits The Runway: A Brief Synopsis

Meet ConfiTEX, the world's first fashionable, washable, absorbent, padless and waterproof underwear  designed for those with embarassing bladder problems. Read on for a wee more information on this amazing, innovative product.

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.

The Latest, Smartest, And Coolest Self Defense Gadgets For Women

Babes, whether you never leave home without your brute (attack man or attack dog), or you don't have a brute, you should always be able to protect yourself.  Even martial artists often carry small weapons with them to make their moves even more effective.  Today, there are a number of cool, concealable, and even disguised lightweight weapons that won't take you long to learn to master.  And once you do master them, you will feel more confident out and about without your brute!

 


Tsū Social Network Sponsors Photo Shoot That’s A Croc!

Tsu was the first new social network to disrupt the social media status quo by transitioning from a strictly commercial advertising platform to a monetization model based on rewarding their users monetarily for their content. This paradigm shift kickstarted others to follow suit and in less than a year, the network has attracted close to 4 million followers.

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.

BedJet v2 Smart Mattress Companion Lulls Users To Sleep

New products like the BedJet v2 and Luna Smart Mattress Cover provide climate control bed systems that offer rapid cooling and heating options for consumers that don't want to break the bank.

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.

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.