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You're surrounded by a cloud of bacteria right now

A new University of Oregon study says everyone has a cloud made of bacteria particles that's as unique to each person as a fingerprint. We're all snowflakes. Snowflakes riddled with bacteria.

By September 23, 2015


Can't concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

By May 25, 2015


Sidecar rolls out medical marijuana delivery in SF

Ride-share startup's expansion into logistics comes amid fierce competition with better-funded rivals Uber and Lyft

By May 12, 2015


GoPro jumps off skydiver, films its own 10,000-foot freefall

A brave video camera separates from its owner and goes for a spectacular dive to the ground. The fascinating footage survived the fall.

By April 6, 2015


Light the way with this LED dandelion

The product of a Dutch design team, the "Dandelight" is a whimsical, weed-inspired nightlight

By March 14, 2015


Strap an iPad to your face with a virtual-reality gadget for iOS

AirVR wants to make virtual reality accessible to iOS device owners by mounting iPhones and iPads right in front of their eyes.

By September 17, 2014


For extreme gardeners, shotgun shells full of seed

An oddball Indiegogo campaign wants you to get your shotgun, fire Flower Shells into your garden, and wait for the daisies.

By December 18, 2013


$325,000 stem cell hamburger to be eaten soon

A proof-of-concept lab-grown hamburger is slated to be eaten soon, after many delays and $325,000 in research and development.

By May 14, 2013


Future of 3D printing is bright, says SXSW panel

During a panel at South by Southwest, several experts in the field discussed what 3D printing means for the future of production and agreed that there's huge potential.

By March 12, 2013


Would you eat a 3D-printed burger?

We can already use a process called bioprinting to create organic tissue — now, a start-up is applying the process to making artificial meat.

By January 23, 2013