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Researchers in the Netherlands have combined two different 3D-printing techniques to produce artificial blood vessel prototypes. The process created tubes that can be covered in live cells while retaining the strength they need to function under pressure.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: blood vessel, 3D Printing, UMC Utrecht
A new Australian study has provided further insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying breast cancer. More importantly, the research identified an exploitable Achilles' heel that may lead to the development of a more effective, targeted treatments.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Breast cancer, RNA, Genetics
For the first time, researchers have found a bacterium that forms superstructures when it gets caught in sticky traps made by other bacteria, helping it erode enamel and form cavities. The finding could lead to new ways to keep our teeth clear of the invaders.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Cavity, Dental, Biofilm, Microbes, Bacteria, University of Pennsylvania, Teeth
Oceanbotics' SRV-8 underwater ROV (remotely operated vehicle) is certainly no slouch, nor is its more capable sibling, the SRV-8X. The latest version of the vehicle, the SRV-8 MDV, takes things even further – it blows up sea mines.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Remote-Control, mine detection, Underwater, Explosives
The 959. The Carrera GT. The 918 Spyder. All Porsches bring a level of prestige, but some nameplates mean more than others. Previewing the next up in that particular lineage, Porsche has presented the Mission X, an automotive marvel crafted with the highest levels of Porsche's motorsport and road engineering know-how. Designed to carry one metric horsepower for each and every kilogram, the 900-V
Volvo has launched the all-new EX30 small premium electric SUV, and it believes its smallest SUV will be one of its most impactful products of all time. The crossover will offer up to 275 miles (443 km) of range per charge, a 3.4-second 0-60 mph (96.5 km/h), an available Cross Country package for on/off-road adventuring, and the lowest CO2 footprint ever for a Volvo. And all that will come at a s
Back in 2019, French car maker Citroën sowed a compact electric pod-car at the Geneva Motor Show that could be driven without a license. Production followed a year later and we've since seen the cutesy Ami take a number of different guises – including delivery duties and adventuring.Continue ReadingCategory: Urban Transport, TransportTags: Citroen, Electric Vehicles, Accessibility
There was a time before the dinosaurs when ancient sheep-sized reptiles thrived on Earth. While they were numerous, a new study reveals that their diets actually led to their own starvation by wearing out their teeth.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Animals, Teeth, Paleontology, Fossils, University of Bristol
For wheelchair users, air travel can be a cumbersome and frustrating experience. That's where a new type of airliner seat is designed to come in, as it allows passengers to stay in their own wheelchair throughout the flight.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: Accessibility, Wheelchairs, Seat, Airlines
Currently, if someone doesn't receive treatment within a few hours of suffering a stroke, their chances of recovery are greatly diminished. That may one day no longer be the case, however, thanks to newly developed nasal drops.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: University of Gothenburg, Strokes, Medication, Treatment is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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