Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Human Ear Created With 3D Printer

Researchers have constructed a living human ear that looks and feels just like the real thing, and they made it with the help of a 3D printer.

Silicon Valley Billionaires Eclipse Nobel Prize, Send $33 Million to Unsuspecting Scientists

Yuri Milner, billionaire Silicon Valley investor, recently joined forces with tech titans Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and their wives Anne Wojcicki (founder of 23andMe) and Priscilla Chan to shower riches on a group of unsuspecting scientists. The Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences (Breakthrough Prize) awarded eleven researchers a total of $33 million ($3 million apiece) for their research into stem cells, cancer, and genetics.

Mediterranean Diet Protects Against Cardiovascular Disease And Stroke

Forget the Weight Watchers, forget Atkin’s, because apparently one community that’s already living it up with warm-watered, picturesque beaches has got healthy cuisine figured...

CEO Of Educational Robot Company: “Robots Belong In The Classroom”

Graham Ryland believes that robots belong in the classroom. As the CEO of Barobo, the maker of modular robots called Mobots, he has witnessed firsthand the enthusiasm students get for math and science when they can learn the subjects in the context of robots. He gave a recent talk at TEDxSacramento to share his enthusiasm for what tobots can do for education.
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