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A type of natural polymer, cellulose is the main component of plant cell walls, and it's increasingly been finding use as an eco-friendly, biocompatible 3D-printing material. Now, scientists have devised a method of printing complex objects with a higher cellulose content than ever.Continue ReadingCategory: 3D Printing, TechnologyTags: ETH Zurich, Empa, cellulose, New Atlas Audio
Instead of announcing updates to its entry-level Marco Polo Activity camper van at the same time it announced updates to the Vito van, Mercedes-Benz realized it could squeeze a little extra press out by announcing them a couple of days apart. The Activity enjoys most of the same updates as the van that serves as its base, but misses out on the most significant add: the 260-mile (420-km) all-elect
With an eye toward the future of self-driving cars with next-level safety and reliability, Waymo has introduced its fifth-generation system for autonomous vehicles. Called Waymo Driver, the system promises a more comprehensive understanding of the vehicle’s surroundings and a number of impressive new capabilities, including an ability to spot debris and stop signs hundreds of meters up the road.C
Aaron Betsky has resigned as president of Frank Lloyd Wright's School of Architecture at Taliesin and will become the director of Virginia Tech's School of Architecture + Design. Read more
Epic Games has acquired Cubic Motion, the studio whose facial animation tech has powered the likes of God of War and Marvel†™s Spider-Man. ...
A glazed building by Kohn Pedersen Fox that swoops upward on one side has been revealed for a proposed tech campus in Detroit, Michigan. Read more
Disruptor Beam laid off a number of staff today, less than a week after it sold off its Star Trek Timelines game to Tilting Point and stated plans to refocus on its Disruptor Engine game platform. ...
Erica developer Flavourworks has raised an additional $650,000 to continue developing its cross-platform Touch Video technology. ...
Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is not happening this year, meaning phone makers are being forced to go online only to share their new ideas for the future of mobile communications. China's Vivo is the latest to do so with the curvy Apex 2020 concept, featuring a next level camera system.Continue ReadingCategory: Mobile Technology, TechnologyTags: Vivo, Concept Phones, smartphones
Archaeologists have used laser technology to map a 100-km (62-mile) Maya stone road that could have been built 1,300 years ago to help with the invasion of an isolated city in modern-day Mexico. The ancient highway is thought to have been constructed at the command of the warrior queen Lady K’awiil Ajaw, and would have been coated in white plaster.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Archaeolog 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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