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Scientists Have Successfully Grown Human Blood Vessels in a Petri Dish

Scientists Have Successfully Grown Human Blood Vessels in a Petri Dish

IMBA – Institute for Molecular BiotechnologyAs the thing which links every organ in our bodies together, through the circulatory system, blood vessel ...
Too buzzed to drive? Don’t worry — this autonomous car-bar will drive to you

Too buzzed to drive? Don’t worry — this autonomous car-bar will drive to you

It might just be the best or worst idea that we've ever heard: A self-driving robot bartender you can summon with an app, which promises to mix you th ...
Blizzard’s Latest Hiring Spree is Likely for Diablo 4

Blizzard’s Latest Hiring Spree is Likely for Diablo 4

Diablo 3 on SwitchActivision Blizzard has a slew of new job openings available, including 17 for a currently unannounced Diablo project. It stands to ...
Hexbot Robot Arm Does Everything from Drawing to Playing Chess

Hexbot Robot Arm Does Everything from Drawing to Playing Chess

Who wouldn’t want their own personal desktop robot arm to do everything from laser engraving to competing against you in a game of chess? That’s what ...
AMD Navi Cards May Land this July After E3 Showing

AMD Navi Cards May Land this July After E3 Showing

Just days after catching our first glimpse of AMD’s next-generation 7nm Vega graphics card, the Radeon VII, the rumor mill spat out a tidbit about its ...
For Netflix, ‘Fortnite’ on YouTube is a bigger threat than HBO

For Netflix, ‘Fortnite’ on YouTube is a bigger threat than HBO

In a letter to shareholders, Netflix explained that it views the video game Fortnite as bigger competition than HBO, with YouTube videos of the game d ...
Meet Wiliot, a battery-less Bluetooth chip that pulls power from thin air

Meet Wiliot, a battery-less Bluetooth chip that pulls power from thin air

A tiny chip from a semiconductor company called Wiliot could harvest energy out of thin air, the company claims. No battery needed. The paper-thin dev ...
Fears About Kids’ Screen Use May Have Been Overblown, Study Finds

Fears About Kids’ Screen Use May Have Been Overblown, Study Finds

Many people take it as gospel that digital technologies are harmful to young people’s mental health. But is this actually the case? A recent study fro ...
Mortal Kombat 11 Features a Very Angry Raiden

Mortal Kombat 11 Features a Very Angry Raiden

NetherRealm Studios fully unveiled Mortal Kombat 11 during a livestream event on Thursday, January 17, and the fighting game is shaping up to be the ...
Brainwave Headbands Show Teachers if Students are Concentrating

Brainwave Headbands Show Teachers if Students are Concentrating

BrainCoFrom students attending school in the form of telepresence robots to virtual reality field trips, the classroom of the future is going to look ...
Bethesda Explains Why It’s Banning Some Fallout 76 Players

Bethesda Explains Why It’s Banning Some Fallout 76 Players

If you managed to make your way into the inaccessible (or intended to be) secret room in Fallout 76, you best not have taken anything with you. Those ...
Glowing space billboards could show ads in the night sky

Glowing space billboards could show ads in the night sky

Look up at the night sky in 2020 and you might see an ad for McDonald's floating among the stars. A Russian startup is working on a project that uses ...
Forget Fireworks. Japan is About to Have Artificial Meteor Showers

Forget Fireworks. Japan is About to Have Artificial Meteor Showers

The skies over Japan will soon be lit up by a giant meteor shower that will differ from all others that came before it in that it’s man-made. Tokyo-b ...
CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the LHC

CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the LHC

CERN already has the world's biggest particle accelerator. Now it wants a bigger one. Meet the 9 billion euro Future Circular Collider that will allow ...
Japan’s Crazy Robot Hotel has Fired Half its Robot Staff

Japan’s Crazy Robot Hotel has Fired Half its Robot Staff

KAZUHIRO NOGI/Getty ImagesThere are plenty of concerns about robots stealing jobs from decent, hard-working, flesh-and-blood humans. However, to para ...
‘The Division 2’ Beta Marches Onto Consoles and PC February 7

‘The Division 2’ Beta Marches Onto Consoles and PC February 7

We’re less than two months away from the launch of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2. The sequel to Ubisoft’s popular 2016 third-person shooter releases on ...
Microsoft CEO says Project xCloud is the ‘Netflix for games’

Microsoft CEO says Project xCloud is the ‘Netflix for games’

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella referred to the company's Project xCloud game streaming service as "Netflix for games." The service will let users play Xb ...
Want to Know Which Drones are Flying Near You? There’s an App for That

Want to Know Which Drones are Flying Near You? There’s an App for That

With drones being used for carrying out deliveries, recreation, and other applications like mapping, spotting crimes, or checking up on infrastructur ...
Fortnite Security Flaw Let Hackers Spy On Players Through Microphones

Fortnite Security Flaw Let Hackers Spy On Players Through Microphones

Fortnite is the most popular video game in the world, and with that popularity comes the threat of cyberatttacks designed to steal users’ personal in ...
Ford’s Sweaty Robot Bottom Simulates 10 Years of Seat Use in Mere Days

Ford’s Sweaty Robot Bottom Simulates 10 Years of Seat Use in Mere Days

In dozens of research labs around the world, engineers and roboticists are working to build a complete, ultra-detailed humanoid robot. But they’re no ...
Just Dance Movie Reportedly in Development

Just Dance Movie Reportedly in Development

Ubisoft has been committed to bringing its video game franchises to the big screen over the last few years, with Assassin’s Creed released in 2016 an ...
‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ will make Blackout mode free to play this week

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ will make Blackout mode free to play this week

Treyarch and Activision are offering Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode as a free trial download for a limited time. The mode will be available ...
In a first for humankind, China is growing plants on the moon

In a first for humankind, China is growing plants on the moon

Having recently landed a probe on the far side of the moon, China announced that it managed to grow the first plant on the moon, too. Here's why that ...
Latest ‘Fortnite’ update channels Halo with a scoped revolver

Latest ‘Fortnite’ update channels Halo with a scoped revolver

The latest update for Fortnite, update 7.20, is now available, and it brings a new Scoped Revolver weapon to the game alongside the returning Glider i ...
New Yorker Creates Amazing Robot Costumes From Household Trash

New Yorker Creates Amazing Robot Costumes From Household Trash

New York City resident Peter Kokis never fails to turn heads when he walks down the street. Though admittedly he’s usually wearing one of his extraor ...
Drones: New Rules Could Soon Allow Flights Over People and at Night

Drones: New Rules Could Soon Allow Flights Over People and at Night

Delivery drones took another step closer to becoming a reality this week after the U.S. government unveiled a set of proposals that would allow the m ...
Researchers discover a way to make 3D printing 100 times faster using light

Researchers discover a way to make 3D printing 100 times faster using light

Researchers at the University of Michigan have invented a new method of 3D printing which is up to 100 times faster than conventional 3D-printing proc ...
Rocket League Gets Full Cross-Play Support Across Consoles and PC

Rocket League Gets Full Cross-Play Support Across Consoles and PC

Several months ago, Sony announced the PlayStation 4 cross-play beta program, which allowed Fortnite users on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switc ...
Lasers and Breathalyzer Reveal How Much Methane Cows Produce

Lasers and Breathalyzer Reveal How Much Methane Cows Produce

Compared to a planet-obliterating meteor, massive cyber attack, devastating weather machine, or whatever other disaster movie scenarios Hollywood scri ...
Battlefield 5’s Lightning Strikes Update Adds Squad Conquest

Battlefield 5’s Lightning Strikes Update Adds Squad Conquest

With game releases slowing down until later this winter, now is the perfect time to jump back into Battlefield V. Electronic Arts and DICE have been ...
Face-Scanning A.I. Can Help Doctors Spot Unusual Genetic Disorders

Face-Scanning A.I. Can Help Doctors Spot Unusual Genetic Disorders

Facial recognition can help unlock your phone. Could it also be able to play a far more valuable role in people’s lives by identifying whether or not ...
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 Ride Takes 12 Years to Complete

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 Ride Takes 12 Years to Complete

Forget “Mr. Bones’ Wild Ride” and any other playground stories you might have heard about RollerCoaster Tycoon 2. A player has now created the ultima ...
Airlander 10: World’s Biggest Aircraft Moves Toward a Commercial Design

Airlander 10: World’s Biggest Aircraft Moves Toward a Commercial Design

Hybrid Air VehiclesThe Airlander 10 prototype is being retired as the company behind it moves toward building a production model of what was the larg ...
SpaceX nails its first launch and landing of 2019, but job cuts loom

SpaceX nails its first launch and landing of 2019, but job cuts loom

SpaceX has nailed its first launch and landing of 2019 with a mission that deployed more satellites for Virginia-based Iridium Communications. But the ...
Watch China’s Chang’e 4 Mission Touch Down on the Far Side of the Moon

Watch China’s Chang’e 4 Mission Touch Down on the Far Side of the Moon

China’s Chang’e 4 mission to the far side of the moon landed successfully at the start of the month, and now footage has been shared of a lander’s-eye ...
Brightest quasar ever seen discovered by Hubble, may be star-producing machine

Brightest quasar ever seen discovered by Hubble, may be star-producing machine

The brightest quasar even seen has been observed with the Hubble Space Telescope using a technique called strong gravitational lensing. The quasar is ...
Dataminers discover SNES games, more emulators for Nintendo Switch Online

Dataminers discover SNES games, more emulators for Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online may soon launch SNES games and more emulators, according to data miners. The list of hidden SNES titles include Breath of Fire ...
Scientists Debate Mysterious Flash of Light in Space, Known as The Cow

Scientists Debate Mysterious Flash of Light in Space, Known as The Cow

On June 16, 2018 there was an unusual flash in the sky which puzzled astronomers around the world. The flash event was called AT2018cow and has been ...
Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Shifting, Map Can’t Be Fixed Due to Shutdown

Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Shifting, Map Can’t Be Fixed Due to Shutdown

The Earth’s magnetic field is behaving strangely, and no one is quite sure why. It has been known that the Earth’s magnetic pole moves over time since ...
Verizon Gaming Leaked: Game Streaming Service Testing on Nvidia Shield

Verizon Gaming Leaked: Game Streaming Service Testing on Nvidia Shield

Verizon is currently in alpha testing for a streaming service that will function like Netflix for video games, for a platform that will not require u ...
Black Holes Devour Stars and Spew Brilliant X-rays During Outburst Phase

Black Holes Devour Stars and Spew Brilliant X-rays During Outburst Phase

Using data collected from the International Space Station (ISS), physicists have been investigating an explosion of X-ray light that originated from a ...
Bethesda swings banhammer on ‘Fallout 76’ players visiting secret developer room

Bethesda swings banhammer on ‘Fallout 76’ players visiting secret developer room

Bethesda is banning Fallout 76 players who gain access to the online multiplayer game's secret developer room. The hidden location contains plans for ...
Epic Games Receives ‘F’ Rating from Better Business Bureau

Epic Games Receives ‘F’ Rating from Better Business Bureau

Epic Games, the studio behind the massively popular Battle Royale shooter Fortnite, was awarded an “F” rating for its customer service by the Better B ...
Scientists Find a Technique to Identify Electricity-Producing Bacteria

Scientists Find a Technique to Identify Electricity-Producing Bacteria

A new development in bacteriology could allow microbes to be used to run fuel cells and purify sewage water, according to a team at Massachusetts Inst ...
New Research Could Allow Fast, Mobile Diagnosis of Viruses Like Ebola

New Research Could Allow Fast, Mobile Diagnosis of Viruses Like Ebola

A new development in molecular biology is a step towards enabling mobile and instant diagnosis of viruses like Ebola or Zika in the field. The Oxford ...
Full Kingdom Hearts 3 Ending Won’t Be in Game at Launch

Full Kingdom Hearts 3 Ending Won’t Be in Game at Launch

Kingdom Hearts III is the first numbered entry in the series in well over a decade, and dedicated fans are excited to see the climax of Sora’s journe ...
You Can Unlock a Secret Character in New Suepr Mario Bros. U Deluxe

You Can Unlock a Secret Character in New Suepr Mario Bros. U Deluxe

The Nintendo community has been collectively freaking out about “Peachette,” and the horrible fan art she has influenced, since New Super Mario Bros. ...
A.I. can generate pictures of a finished meal based on just a written recipe

A.I. can generate pictures of a finished meal based on just a written recipe

Feeling hungry? Researchers from Tel-Aviv University in Israel have created an A.I. that's able to generate complete photos of meals, based only on re ...
Scribit graffiti robot climbs your walls to draw (and erase) giant artwork

Scribit graffiti robot climbs your walls to draw (and erase) giant artwork

Scribit, the wall-crawling graffiti robot that can draw any image you can think of onto a vertical surface of your choice, made its debut this week at ...
This High-tech Shopping Cart Has the Same Aim As Amazon Go

This High-tech Shopping Cart Has the Same Aim As Amazon Go

Amazon’s cashier-free store is certainly an exciting development in the world of retail, but the kind of technology that powers it is expensive and a ...
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