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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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Transcending Moore's Law

Technology's advances can sometimes leave us breathless. Get used to it. We're always going to feel that way.

By July 17, 2015

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DARPA wants to engineer fake bacteria to patrol the human gut

By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.

By June 16, 2015

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Horizon: Zero Dawn Is prehistoric and modern all at once

Horizon: Zero Dawn mixes the primal hunt with modern technology and somehow manages to make it work.

By June 17, 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