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Blissfully creepy ad tries to sell you a synthetic human

Technically Incorrect: To hype a new TV show, Britain's Channel 4 releases an ad that purports to offer your own synthetic human being. And it's slightly disturbing.

By May 13, 2015

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Notebook consisting of fake human skin pages made for tattoo artist sketches (Tomorrow Daily 186)

A tattoo magazine and a Brazilian ad agency are behind SkinBook, a creepy little notebook with pages of synthetic human skin. It's designed for artists to "sketch" ideas into, protecting real human skin from the ravages of inexperienced tattooers while they practice their craft.

By June 1, 2015

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015

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Crave Ep. 204: Is this the world's smallest quadcopter?

The Wallet Drone is a tiny quadcopter designed to fit into a wallet-size case that doubles as a controller and a mobile charger for the device.

By May 14, 2015

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New England Patriots bring out Nobel Prize winner in Deflategate rebuttal

Technically Incorrect: Still fighting a four-game suspension of their quarterback, the Patriots create a Web site to counter what they say is the NFL's dismissal of scientific evidence about ball deflation.

By May 14, 2015

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Gynecologist accused of leaving phone inside patient's belly

Technically Incorrect: A Jordanian doctor performing a C-section allegedly leaves something behind. The case is reportedly discussed in parliament.

By May 13, 2015

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Woman claims Verizon customer service call caused heart attack

Technically Incorrect: A Virginia woman is suing Verizon because, she says, a company manager treated her so aggressively on a call that she was taken ill.

By May 13, 2015

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Mutant super-spiders weave webs stronger than bulletproof material

A team of Italian scientists turns ordinary spiders into super-spiders that can produce a web with fibers stronger than Kevlar. Hopefully the finding will also lead to a better Spider-Man movie.

By May 9, 2015

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If you think 'Batman v Superman' is too dark, here's 'Man of Steel' in colour

A new video recolours "Man of Steel" into "a Superman movie that looks like Superman!"

By April 24, 2015

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Engineers write programming language to help build synthetic DNA

Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.

By September 30, 2013