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Plants are smarter than we give them credit for, with recent research revealing the clever techniques they use to sense and prepare for drought conditions, hunt out water and even learn from experience like animals. Now, a team from the University of Birmingham has discovered a cluster of cells in seeds that act like a brain to decide when the plant should sprout, in a find that could help im
Kids today may have embraced games like Minecraft as their creative outlet of choice, but older generations still have fond memories of building with play dough. Now, a startup called Tech Will Save Us is trying to update the classic modeling material by giving it an electronic twist, using conductive dough to teach kids how to create basic circuits with lights, sounds and movement...Continue
Hundreds of millions of people around the globe suffer from diabetes. Forced to constantly monitor their glucose levels and deliver insulin injections often twice a day, the hunt is on to find a controlled release mechanism that would result in a single monthly injection. A team of biomedical engineers may have finally found the answer with a new biopolymer solution...Continue Reading Injecta
Apple has been busy showing off all manner of software and hardware upgrades at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), including a brand new 10.5-inch iPad Pro that brings with it faster performance, a more responsive screen, and an upgraded camera...Continue Reading Apple has an all-new iPad Pro to get you interested in tablets againCategory: Mobile TechnologyTags: Apple i
The massive, earth-wandering big rigs of Overland Expo West are always a sight to see, but sometimes what makes the most impact are the lighter, sleeker designs of the show. One such design that grabbed our eye this year, the Leentu pickup truck camper is billed as the world's lightest, most aerodynamic pop-up camper shell. In a world of unabashedly huge vehicles and tiny gas mileage numbers,
Anthropologists, pathologists and other other scientists may soon have a new tool to work with, when it comes to determining the age of deceased children based on their skeletal remains. Led by Prof. Ann Ross, researchers at North Carolina State University have found that the skull's frontal sinus undergoes distinct changes throughout childhood, and those changes can be matched up to approxim
The ability to control our gadgets with voice commands brings a lot of convenience, but it also brings something else: the opportunity for voice hacking. By using recordings of our voices, hackers could gain access to our phones or any other device featuring voice recognition software. Researchers at the University at Buffalo, however, have figured out a way to use the compass in smartphones
Though big screen Ultra High Definition televisions can offer premium quality viewing, there's nothing quite like a projector for an authentic cinema experience in the comfort of your own home. UHD projectors can be very expensive though, which is where Optoma believes it can help. Its new UHD60 projector flies under the $2,000 dollar mark, with support for High Dynamic Range, high contrast a
People can be pretty picky about their pillows. Not only do folks fall on a different part of the softness-to-support ratio, but that preference can change night to night. Now, a French startup has developed the Wopilo, an indecisive-sleeper's dream pillow that's soft on one side and firm on the other...Continue Reading Two-faced pillow flips to be as fluffy or firm as you likeCategory: Aroun
The 2017 Paris Air Show begins two weeks from now, bringing a rash of new announcements at the bleeding edge of commercial aerospace. Foremost among them this year is a very credible, two-seat flying car. ..Continue Reading The Workhorse Surefly could become a two-seat sportscar of the skiesCategory: AircraftTags: Delivery drone Extended-range Flying+Car Flying Ca 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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