Magnesium surgical implants can be designed to biodegrade, promote bone growth
(Phys.org) —Ask anyone who has a surgical pin in their body, and they likely will tell you they wish it would just go away.
Dutch test-tube cookbook boasts roast dino and dodo nuggets
Dutch-based scientists, chefs and artists on Tuesday launched the world's first cookbook for lab-grown meat—serving up a bizarre assortment of test-tube dishes including roast raptor leg, dodo nuggets and ...
Pheromones regulate aggression of non-mother female mice toward pups in wild-derived mice
Laboratory mice are one of the most common animal models used in biological and medical research. Thousands of laboratory mouse strains are produced by artificial selection – the process by which humans ...
SR Labs research to expose BadUSB next week in Vegas
New type of ransomware more sophisticated and harder to defeat
Alcatel-Lucent sets broadband speed record using copper
Observed population of endangered osprey increases sevenfold
In the last five years, the number of observed osprey – fish-eating birds of prey – in the Cayuga Lake basin have increased sevenfold, including a new nest this year near Game Farm Road on university ...
New technique controls fluids at the nanoscale
(Phys.org) —Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology have revealed a revolutionary method of pumping fluid at the nanoscale level that has potential use for desalinating water and lab-on-a-chip ...
French scientists revive assault on pesticide, GM corn (Update)
Scientists who wrote a contested study linking pesticide-treated, genetically-modified corn with tumours and liver and kidney disease in lab rats returned to the attack on Tuesday, republishing their work ...
Google's Nest to buy Dropcam for $555 mn
Google's Nest Labs said Friday it was buying video monitoring startup Dropcam for a reported $555 million in cash.
Facebook slings new photo/video messaging app
Facebook released Tuesday a new instant messaging app that enables users to send photos or video to selected friends who can only see them if they send an image back.
Sales of Nest smoke detector resume at lower price (Update)
Google's Nest Labs is resuming sales and lowering the price of a high-tech smoke detector that was pulled from the market after malfunctioning.
Team developing mobile DNA test for HIV
(Phys.org) —Rice University bioengineers are developing a simple, highly accurate test to detect signs of HIV and its progress in patients in resource-poor settings.
Affordable precision 3-D printing for pros
Against the backdrop of today's burgeoning 3-D printing landscape—with an ever-increasing number of machines popping up—MIT Media Lab spinout Formlabs has carved out a precise niche.