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3D printing could help repair damaged knees with cartilage-mimicking hydrogel

Say goodbye to knee braces! Researchers from Duke University have created a new type of 3D bioprinting material they hope will one day be able to help form cartilage implants for patients with damaged knees.
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Our favorite home weather stations make your smartphone’s app obsolete

Home weather stations are on the rise among amateur meteorologists and anyone who wants to keep tabs on rainfall, temperature, and other notable metrics. Here are some of our favorite devices
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Air Free Concept bike tires will never go flat, never get a puncture

Which cyclists would be willing to shell out for tires that never get a puncture, never need to be inflated, and never go flat? Tokyo-based company Bridgestone has some good news for them.
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Weekly Rewind: Conquering Everest with Snapchat, and is the Galaxy S8 worth it?

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this…
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The world’s largest X-ray laser is one step closer to completion

The world’s largest x-ray laser is one step closer to completion after researchers at Germany’s Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) announced they have passed a major milestone.
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Help astronomers find aliens, get an awesome model exoplanet as a reward

Astronomers at the Planet Foundation want your help observing nearby exoplanets for life, seeking support via a Kickstarter campaign launched this week. They’re building a series of telescopes on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
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Amazon’s Echo now does Google better than Google itself does

Amazon seems to be stepping farther into Google's territory, and has released an update that finally allows the Echo to be able to schedule events to your G Suite Calendar, something Google Home can't even do.
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Grow your crops indoors with the Grobo automated garden — now shipping

Meet Grobo, a home growing system that promises to "take the guesswork out of successfully growing small crops of high-quality food." And yes, if you want to, you can grow weed in it.
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Shrimp from the Sahara sounds crazy, but it may be the future of aquaculture

The world's oceans are polluted and overfished, and wild seafood populations are dwindling -- but luckily, there's a revolutionary new seafood farming technique on the rise that might ensure we never run out of shrimp.
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Need to escape? Then retreat into your Pause Pod

When life gets too stressful or you just need a break, the Pause Pod can help you slow down, kick back, and relax. It's your private pop-up space, and one you can set up just about anywhere.
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Fearless drone camera peers into an erupting volcano in Guatemala

British researchers working in Guatemala have been getting closer than ever to erupting volcanos thanks to advances in drone technology, and the attached cameras have been producing some stunning footage along the way.
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MakeVR is here to steamroll the learning curve for 3D modeling software 3:32

3D modeling software has a notoriously steep learning curve, so Sixense and Vive Studios put their heads together and launched a ridiculously simple CAD program anyone can use.