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How 3D Printing Humans Might Be Possible Some Day. 3D printing is all the rage right now; people are printing machine parts, statues of cosplayers, model homes, and even prosthetic hands that look like Iron Man’s.

How 3D Printing Humans Might Be Possible Some Day

But perhaps the most interesting thing that’s currently being printed is human tissue. How does it work? What can be printed? And will be ever be able to print a full human being? Let’s see what the technology and science have to say. 3D-printing: American company Local Motors releases world's first computer-printed car. By Tracey Kirkland Updated Hearing aids, prosthetic limbs, even guns... 3D printers are certainly the creators of the future.

3D-printing: American company Local Motors releases world's first computer-printed car

But now they are driving in a new direction. 3D-printed heart saves baby's life - CNET. Dot-com?

3D-printed heart saves baby's life - CNET

How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. These 32 Mineral Specimens Are Stunningly Beautiful.

These 32 Mineral Specimens Are Stunningly Beautiful

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Space. Quantum Shenanigans. Psychic Children. Lucid Viewing - The Way Forward in Remote Viewing. PsychicKathy's profile page. Soul Loss - How Shamanic Healing Can Restore Our Life Force by Howard G. Charing. Six famous thought experiments explained quickly. 10 Misconceptions Rundown. What is Touch? Voyager 1 Hits Rumble Strips At the Edge of the Solar System. Something strange is happening to the Voyager 1 spacecraft.

Voyager 1 Hits Rumble Strips At the Edge of the Solar System

After 35 years of travel, NASA’s oldest interstellar spacecraft is now some 20 billion kilometres from the Sun. It’s easy to imagine that conditions in this isolated region of space would be quiet and calm but on 25 August, the spacecraft’s instruments suddenly went haywire, recording changes unlike anything it has seen throughout its long journey. Today, Bill Webber at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces and a few pals detail the dramatic changes Voyager has experienced and suggest various explanations for the phenomenon. 12 Events That Will Change Everything, Made Interactive. Sandvik — Engineering group in tooling, materials technology, mining and construction. Eun-Gyeong Gwon & Eun-Jae Lee. Contact Lens Kinda Makes You Cyborgy This one’s kinda hard to swallow so take a deep breath, open your minds, and pretend it’s 2100.

Eun-Gyeong Gwon & Eun-Jae Lee

I CONTACT is essentially a mouse fitted to your eyeball. The lens is inserted like any other normal contact lens except it’s laced with sensors to track eye movement, relaying that position to a receiver connected to your computer. Theoretically that should give you full control over a mouse cursor. I’d imagine holding a blink correlates to mouse clicks. Spontaneous Human Combustion. Spontaneous Human Combustion Spontaneous human combustion is the alleged burning of a person's body without a readily apparent, identifiable external source of ignition.

Spontaneous Human Combustion

The combustion may result in simple burns and blisters to the skin, smoking, or a complete incineration of the body. Evolution Of Man. Evolution Of Man - What is it?

Evolution Of Man

The modern theory concerning the evolution of man proposes that humans and apes derive from an apelike ancestor that lived on earth a few million years ago. The theory states that man, through a combination of environmental and genetic factors, emerged as a species to produce the variety of ethnicities seen today, while modern apes evolved on a separate evolutionary pathway. Perhaps the most famous proponent of evolutionary theory is Charles Darwin (1809-82) who authored The Origin of Species (1859) to describe his theory of evolution. How High Can We Build? Slab of Barrier Reef sea floor collapsing, could cause tsunami, say scientists. By Agence France-PresseThursday, December 20, 2012 21:45 EDT A huge slab of sea floor near the Great Barrier Reef is in the early stages of collapse and could generate a tsunami when it finally breaks off, researchers warned Friday.

Slab of Barrier Reef sea floor collapsing, could cause tsunami, say scientists

Marine geologists from Australia’s James Cook University have been using advanced 3D mapping techniques on the deepest parts of the reef — below diving depth — since 2007 and have discovered dozens of sub-marine canyons. Transparency - Walk This Way. Why Don't Any Animals Have Wheels? E45 Goes Cellular. Beakman Noises at Night. Déjà Vu. The Science of Dreaming. Beakman's World Taboos of Science. Race and Intelligence : Science's Last Taboo. Clever Ads Billboard. Big Spanish Castle. Stare at the dot for 30 seconds.

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Then, without moving your eyes, move the mouse over the image. The image will look like it's in color until you move your eyes. Note: JavaScript must be on for this illusion to work! Evolution: It's a Thing - Crash Course Biology #20. Continuum of Change: The Hairless Human. Darwin doubters have sometimes questioned evolutionary theory by asserting that no “missing link” exists between humans and other primates. But the fossil record shows that there was no instant leap to humanity: rather our species’ physical hallmarks appeared gradually over the past several million years. “Humans did not suddenly come into existence, but we share features with many other [species],” John G. Fleagle, an anatomist at Stony Brook University, has said. Fingernails evolved 54 million years ago (mya) and the opposable thumb 25 mya, for instance. Why Our Brains Love Junk Food. Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived. Great Minds: Henrietta Leavitt & the Human Computers.

Technology and Culture-Volume 53, Number 1, January 2012. Articles Organization Notes Awards pp. 146-160 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0004 The Cleveland Meeting, 3–5 November 2011 pp. 161-176 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0039. What was up with Pythagoras? How Will Evolution Change Humans? When you ask for opinions about what future humans might look like, you typically get one of two answers. Some people trot out the old science-fiction vision of a big-brained human with a high forehead and higher intellect. Others say humans are no longer evolving physically—that technology has put an end to the brutal logic of natural selection and that evolution is now purely cultural. The big-brain vision has no real scientific basis. Print Your Own 3D models (by @baekdal) #trends. PlusBooksanalysisinsightsopinionblog About BaekdalFollow Baekdal RSSAdvertiseSearch. Nike Hindsight by Billy May. Nike Hindsight Gives You Unparalleled Vision The urban jungle isn’t exactly the safest place for bicyclists.

You need the right tools to keep you one step ahead of irresponsible motorists. The Nike Hindsight gives you superhuman like powers with extended peripheral vision so all those sneaky cars, beware. LED Lights Make Augmented Vision a Reality. Jim Mielke - Core77's Greener Gadgets Design Competition 2008. Déjà Vu. Synthetic Jellyfish. Brain vs. Computer. Scientist creates lifelike cells out of metal. Scientists extract images directly from brain. Carl Sagan on atoms, the googol, and the googolplex. Carl Sagan on the chemical elements. Geologic Time: Graphical Representation of Geologic Time. UCB Physics Lecture Demonstrations. Does the Color Pink Exist? Scientists Aren't Sure. Is it Better to Walk or Run in the Rain?