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If you like bats, then you're probably familiar with white-nose syndrome. It's a disease that infects the animals as they hibernate, and it's been decimating bat populations across North America in recent years. There may be new hope, however, as scientists have discovered that the fungus behind the disease is killed by exposure to UV light...Continue Reading UV light may save bats from deadl
Drones have put powerful new tools in the hands of photographers, and the results are only getting more spectacular. The gear is getting cheaper, the folks flying it are getting more skillful, and one of the best places to track the progress is dedicated drone photography platform Dronestagram. Here are its best snaps of 2017...Continue Reading Dronestagram's stunning photo collection places
Shigeru Ban's tribute to his country's tallest mountain opened its doors over the holiday period, the Mt Fuji World Heritage Center now welcoming visitors to the esteemed architect's newest landmark building. ..Continue Reading Shigeru Ban flips a volcano on its head for Mt Fuji Heritage CenterCategory: ArchitectureTags: Japan Shigeru BanRelated Articles: Dr
Traditionally when a small tumor is discovered in the kidney an invasive and painful biopsy is needed to ultimately determine if it is malignant or benign. Researchers at UT Southwestern have developed a breakthrough new method that uses current Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology to accurately identify the composition and aggressiveness of a tumor without a biopsy...Continue Reading
A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new method for treating type 1 diabetes. Inspired by a spider's web the team created an easily implantable nanoporous thread that can hold hundreds of thousands of insulin-producing islet cells and be easily removed when they need to come out...Continue Reading Spider web inspired implantable "string" could control diabetesCategory: MedicalT
After patients have been under general anesthesia, they'll often require post-operative therapy in order to regain their full respiratory function. Although this typically involves using an analog device known as an inspirometer, a doctor from the Samsung Medical Center has created a more high-tech alternative called GoBreath...Continue Reading Samsung concept gets people breathing easierCate
Until recently, if you wanted to create an animated full-body computer avatar of a specific person, the process would take several days to complete. Thanks to a new system designed at Germany's Bielefeld University, however, it's reportedly now possible to whip one up in just 10 minutes...Continue Reading Personalized avatars, ready in 10 minutesCategory: ScienceTags: Avatar Bi
Wearables might be handy in helping some of us lose a few pounds, but for people with significant health or medical problems they can be much more important. Like the Relúmĭno Glasses from Samsung, a smart visual aid that's going to be on show at CES 2018 in Las Vegas next week...Continue Reading Samsung's Relúmĭno glasses bring smarter vision for partially sighted peopleCategory: WearablesTa
Samsung's Creative Lab is heading to Las Vegas next week to show off a wireless speaker solution designed to offer the private listening benefits of earphones without the long-haul discomfort of having tiny speakers plugged in your ears. The S-Ray speakers work by beaming sound directly to music lovers in a way that won't disturb others around them...Continue Reading Samsung aims to wrap musi
Though 4K is still in the process of supplanting Full HD as the home TV resolution of choice, manufacturers are already preparing 8K systems for release. LG Display is celebrating the start of a new year by announcing the world's first 8K OLED display that rocks 88 diagonal inches. The living room centerpiece of the near future will be shown at CES in Las Vegas next week...Continue Reading LG 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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