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‘Who are you wearing?’ gets literal with DNA-based fashion

Designer Tina Gorjanc is using Alexander McQueen's DNA to grow "skin" complete with freckles and tattoos that will be tanned to create jackets and bags. She hopes to enable the production of leather without killing animals.
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SpaceX is getting really good at these rocket landings

SpaceX is really getting the hang of these rocket landings, on Sunday night scoring its fifth flawless landing in eight months. This latest success takes the team yet another step toward its dream of creating a reliable reusable…

NASA satellite pulls a 360 flip while staring at the sun, for science

Twice a year, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory performs a 360-degree rotation to capture detailed images of the outer rim of the Sun. NASA has released the resulting time-lapse from its latest flip.
Health & Fitness

New nanoscale MRI machine breaks multiple world records

The Olympics are still a few weeks away, but researchers at Leiden University in the Netherlands are already smashing world records with a new nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) microscope.

Leaked Intel NUC roadmap shows a healthy heaping of new planned hardware

Leaked Intel NUC consumer roadmap shows a heaping helping of hardware planned for the tiny NUC units. Models with new processors and enhanced options are expected as soon as the end of the year.
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DARPA invests $7.5 million into Profusa’s tiny tech-packed implantable biosensor

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), in cooperation with the US Army Research Office awarded a $7.5 million grant to San Francisco company Profusa to develop implantable biosensors to track health information on…

Weekly Rewind: Emmy madness, yet more 'Pokémon Go,' and a moon photobomb

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

It can’t spin bottles like Tom Cruise, but this kegerator pours premixed cocktails

The Open Bar project, an entry for the 2016 Hackaday Prize, automatically makes and pours cocktails using a kegerator. Want to make one for yourself? The project is open source.
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This billion dollar superyacht can host its own concert

As super yachts go, Heesen's Galactica Super Nova is one of the coolest. In addition to an 18-meter infinity pool, it has an outdoor cinema deck. You can also use the deck for concerts or as a helipad for quick trips on and off the yacht.
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Here’s 7 prosthetic limbs that’re so amazing that they’re almost better than the real thing

Losing a limb is devastating, however, these seven prosthetic arm users have unique features and abilities that make our normal limbs look like a thing of the past. The futuristic aesthetics are just an added plus.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Brain zappers, sapphire razors, SuperMeat

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!