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Assisted Suicide Debate in California

Assisted Suicide Debate in California

Brittany Maynard was originally a resident of the State of California. Her move to Oregon was prompted by a single law which was non-existent in California. Brittany had an inoperable brain tumor which was getting worse; the pain was becoming uncontrollable, and she decided not to allow herself to become a burden on her new […]

Graphene Bringing Sci-Fi Into Reality

Graphene Bringing Sci-Fi Into Reality

If you are using a touchscreen devices to read this now, you are actually using in the real world today, what was in the past, a possibility in sci-fi movies only. Expect more such items to materialize into our everyday lives soon, thanks to graphene. With the production of graphene made possible, science is about […]

SpaceX Testing Reusable Rockets [Video]

SpaceX Testing Reusable Rockets [Video]

On July 14, SpaceX launched several satellites into space using the Falcon 9 rocket. Touted as reusable, this rocket has been the subject of a lot of speculation. Both anticipation and skepticism has been generated as the world has waited for a successful test of the technology. The footage, recently released, of the July test […]

Da Vinci Surgical System: Collaboration Between Surgeon and Robot

Da Vinci Surgical System: Collaboration Between Surgeon and Robot

Robotic technology has enhanced surgeons’ abilities to perform extremely complex procedures with greater precision, resulting in better patient outcomes. The Da Vinci system epitomizes the benefits. Treatment of prostate cancer provides a powerful example of how robotic technology advances medical treatment and fosters better patient outcomes. Before the introduction of robotics into the medical arena, […]

Bio-Pacemaker Hack May Replace Mechanical Pacemaker

Bio-Pacemaker Hack May Replace Mechanical Pacemaker

Nearly 300,000 U.S. citizens will have surgery to implant a mechanical pacemaker beneath the skin to alleviate a slow or irregular heart beats each year. A mechanical pacemaker, or pacer, is used when the built-in pacer is unable to regulate heart functions. Now, a research study on pigs at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, […]

The Future Of 3D Printing [Video]

The Future Of 3D Printing [Video]

The 3D printing industry offers the capacity to entirely revolutionize how the world produces almost everything. Whether the outcome be good or bad, the 3D printing industry is set to change virtually every area of our lives and start the next industrial revolution. The 3D printing industry is the next big game-changer. Businesses, consumers, the […]

How 3D Printers Created a Revolution in Anthropology

How 3D Printers Created a Revolution in Anthropology

Nicholas Pyenson is the curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, whose studies are concentrated on marine fossils. He spends most of his labor time investigating fossils of ancient Cetaceans. In 2012 his Chilean colleague, Mario Suarez, invited Pyenson to take a look at the fossil found during the Pan-American Highway reconstruction. Though, […]