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Submission + - CreoPop is How You Draw in 3D with Light and Gel (

SkinnyGuy writes: The rather large pen weighs 113 grams or just under 4 oz. It stands out among existing 3D drawing (some mistakenly call them “printing”) tools. This uses neither heat nor plastics to create 3D objects that can stand on their own.

Submission + - Scientists Discover First New Polymers in 20 Years (

SkinnyGuy writes: The world welcomed two new polymers on Thursday, codenamed Titan and Hydro, both of which came from the same reaction. One is rigid; it could become part of the next generation of computers. The other is a gel, so it it could be included in water-soluble nail polish or a life-saving gel.

Submission + - Dyson's Vision: A Robot Vacuum That Can See (

SkinnyGuy writes: Inventor James Dyson has a long history of re-imagining the familiar. From bag-less vacuum cleaners to touch-free hand-dryers in bathrooms, these are devices that do something commonplace, but in a way no one thought of before or imagined could work. Now, with Dyson’s investing more than $8 million in a joint robotics lab at Imperial College London, some might think Dyson is branching out. They’d be wrong.

Submission + - DNA Nanobots Could Deliver the Future of Medicine (

SkinnyGuy writes: Someday you will take a pill that will fix your body. Sounds like science fiction and, though not yet science fact, it is a tantalizing potential presented by a breakthrough in nano technology and biomedicine from researchers in the U.S., Denmark and Rome. Nanorobots that can deliver and release biomolecules based on temperature.

Submission + - Elon Musk: There Was No Falcon 9 Explosion (

SkinnyGuy writes: Shortly after reports surfaced on Monday that the private rocket company SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket may have blown up in space, SpaceX came forward to clear the air and caution a bit of patience — and founder and billionaire Elon Musk offered an outright denial.

Submission + - Now You Can Control Your Laptop with Your Eyes (

SkinnyGuy writes: Tobii Gaze control dispenses with the mouse and puts your orbitz in control. Now it's embedded in a laptop. Here's the story of what it's liek to use one of the World's first consumer-level eye-control computers.

Submission + - Presto! Baxter Is Magic's First Robot Assistant (

SkinnyGuy writes: Tempest, a cyber-illusionist already well known for taking technology to new prestidigitation heights is now working with one of the latest and most affordable androids: Rethink Robotics' Baxter and trying to turn him into The World's First Robot Magician's Assistant.

Submission + - Wanna See the Future of 3D Rendering? This Is It (

SkinnyGuy writes: The concept behind Lagoa is simple and smart. It’s a real-time, Web based, collaborative 3D manipulation platform that requires no software installation or localized rendering power. Lagoa is not for 3D newbies. It’s a powerful environment full of rich controls for manipulating pre-built 3D objects, scenes, light sources, textures and materials--all in the cloud.

Submission + - Are We Meant to Live on Mars? (

SkinnyGuy writes: Humans on Mars is the holy grail of space exploration, but what if it has to be a one-way trip? Can man really survive, live and ultimately die on the Red Planet? This post has the answers.

Submission + - 'World's Smallest' 3D Sensor Is Ready to Go Anywhere (

SkinnyGuy writes: When we look back at this year's CES, we may remember it as the year of the sensor. Wearable and embeddable sensor technology will be everywhere, and right there at the heart of at least some of it will be PrimeSense. The Israeli-based company created the 3D environmental mapping tech behind Microsoft's Kinect motion sensor for the Xbox 360 and, at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, PrimeSense will unveil what it calls the "World's Smallest" 3D sensor: the Capri.

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