In Retail’s Shift to Online, The Winner is… Pinball?

Stern Pinball is seeing sales surge as it provides sophisticated new machines for an arcade business renaissance. Meanwhile, new technology is keeping old machines running in New York […]

How neural networks help delivery robots navigate

This article was republished with permission from Starship Technologies’ blog. Starship Technologies is building a fleet of robots to deliver packages locally on demand. To successfully achieve this, the robots must be safe, polite and quick. But how do you get there with low computational resources and without expensive sensors such as LIDARs? This is…

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This Plant Is Driving Its Own Robot

A robot that can detect a plant’s electrochemical signals goes where the plant wants it to go […]

Printmaking Using Nothing But Plaster?

A method for creating unique prints casts in plaster. Read more on MAKE The post Printmaking Using Nothing But Plaster? appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

Printmaking Using Nothing But Plaster?

A method for creating unique prints casts in plaster. Read more on MAKE The post Printmaking Using Nothing But Plaster? appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

CRISPR Babies: Stumbling Over Mankind’s Next Giant Leap

During the last weekend in November, MIT Tech Review broke a world-changing story: the birth of the first children to have undergone gene editing as embryos. The Associated Press swiftly followed with a longer report on the small Chinese clinical trial in which seven couples, all including HIV-positive men, donated eggs and sperm that Dr. […] […]

Welcome to the CRISPR Baby World—Here’s What You Should Know

Last week, the gene editing world was hit by news the equivalent of a nuclear bomb. In a video on YouTube, Dr. Jiankui He at Southern University of Science and Technology in China revealed that the first CRISPR babies—a pair of twin girls named Nana and Lulu—had been born. Engineered to resist HIV infections, the […] […]

Designing And Building An 8 Foot Long River of Light

I’ve disliked the under-cabinet light in my kitchen since I moved in years ago. Unfortunately, replacing it has just been one of those tasks I’ve kept putting off over and over. I finally came up with a concept that I thought would be a good replacement, and took the dive […]

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Designing And Building An 8 Foot Long River of Light

I’ve disliked the under-cabinet light in my kitchen since I moved in years ago. Unfortunately, replacing it has just been one of those tasks I’ve kept putting off over and over. I finally came up with a concept that I thought would be a good replacement, and took the dive […]

Read more on MAKE

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Mountain splendor? Scientists know where your eyes will look

Using precise brain measurements, researchers predicted how people’s eyes move when viewing natural scenes, an advance in understanding the human visual system that can improve a host of artificial intelligence efforts, such as the development of drive… […]