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While we frequently hear about the replacement of arthritic hips and knees with implants, wrists are another matter, as they're very complex joints. And although artificial wrists do nonetheless exist, a new one is claimed to provide a fuller, more natural range of motion.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Brown University, wrist, Implant, Arthritis
Lomography has just announced a brand new high-contrast black and white film stock for 35mm SLRs. The soon-to-be-released Fantôme Kino B&W ISO 8 35mm Film is being hailed as “a monochrome masterpiece” that originates from a roll of German cinematic production film.While “monochrome masterpiece” might be a little much, this super-high contrast, low ISO monochrome film
different shelters around the city have reported that they are either completely out or almost out of cats and dogs. The post new york city is running out of cats and dogs to adopt appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Two newly published studies are presenting novel diagnostic techniques to help catch the most aggressive forms of prostate cancer at an early stage. A University of East Anglia study presents an innovative way to measure gene expression in tumor samples and predict disease severity, while an Australian study details a new kind of imaging technique promising to detect metastasized prostate cancer
Modern antidepressants can be a vital tool in helping patients cope with their condition, but they can also bring risks of their own, including side effects such as weight problems, drowsiness, dry mouth and impacts on blood pressure. Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a new substance that could be added to the mix to lower the required dose of antidepressants and alleviat
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the first analysis of COVID-19 cases in the United States. While patient ages and fatalities so far seen in the US do resemble data from other countries, the numbers are a reminder the disease can be dangerous to younger people, with 20 percent of all hospitalized patients aged between 20 and 44 years.Continue ReadingCa
New Stone Age at London's Building Centre shows the potential of stone as a modern construction material. Curator Steve Webb picks five projects from the exhibition that use it in innovative, practical and sustainable ways. Read more
The use of solar photovoltaic cells as a renewable energy source is booming, as the technology becomes more efficient and less expensive. Stacking perovskite solar cells on top of silicon ones is one way to increase the amount of sunlight harnessed, and now researchers at Australian National University (ANU) have broken a new efficiency record for these tandem solar cells.Continue ReadingCategory
Nikon's release of firmware 3.0 for its Z6 and Z7 cameras is significant. Not just for the changes it brings, but the significance of those changes in the context of the company's history. Like Canon, Nikon has historically brought DSLR cameras to market that you could be sure would work exactly the same in ten years as the day you bought it. There simply wasn't any expectation that you would gai
Brooklyn artist Robin Frohardt has used old plastic bags to create foods such as tomatoes and sushi rolls for an installation in New York's Times Square. Read more 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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