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Surprisingly flexible 3D-printed bones could be used for treating fractures

Scientists have demonstrated a new, 3D-printed hyperelastic “bone" that could be used in bone implants and grafts to help mend a variety of bone-related injuries. And it's surprisingly flexible.
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Musician builds awesome Arduino-powered MIDI controller, and so can you

YouTuber Alex Coover, aka Glacial Geyser has build an awesome Arduino-powered MIDI controller to help with his budding music career. And he's even passed the instructions on to the rest of us.
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ReGen’s self-sufficient, off-the-grid neighborhood breaking ground in 2017

Startup residential real estate development company ReGen Villages is ready to build small, self-sustaining communities in two countries, and is planning more. The concept plans for environmentally friendly life off the grid.
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Shape-shifting flower demonstration shows off material science breakthrough

Materials scientists coming up with shape-shifting materials is cool, but you know what’s even cooler? Materials which shape-shift on demand. Thanks to researchers, this is now a real thing.
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Zume, the robot-powered pizza emporium, now cooks pies en route to your door

Zume, the San Francisco startup that leverages robots and computers to make high-quality pies, is rolling out custom-designed delivery vehicles that bake pizza en route to your door.
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This smart lamp lets you record and then replay your favorite sunlight

Imagine if you could effectively bottle up a particularly beautiful sunset and instantly recreate it from the comfort of your living room. That's the idea behind this nifty light-recording lamp.
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LED streetlights save cities millions, but raise health issues — and urban residents hate them

Though popular with city officials, LED lights are a source of angst for residents who dislike the bluish tinge, complain of nighttime glaring and are concerned about the potential adverse effect on human and wildlife behavior.
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Scandinavian cool: Inside Facebook’s Arctic data center

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has shared the first detailed look inside the firm's Lulea data center, located just 70 miles south of the Arctic Circle. The massive facility is the size of six football fields.
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The world’s biggest tech giants go all in on AI

The biggest names in tech are teaming up to form a new organization dedicated to advancing the public’s understanding of machine learning. The Partnership on AI is a non-profit whose members include Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM, and…
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Would you like your Amazon Prime delivery left inside your door?

August smart locks and Garageio connected garage door openers are being tested with an unnamed Seattle-based retailer for in-home package delivery service. Best guess? Amazon is prepping another home delivery option for Prime members.
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Motion-sensing LED light will banish memories of dingy garages forever

Have you ever noticed how dingy the typical garage is? A new Kickstarter wants to change that with a motion-sensing powerhouse of a ceiling light that will flood your garage with LED goodness.