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Bionic Eye Will Turn You Into a Cyborg

June 8, 2012

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No, this isn’t an eye implant, but rather a bionic implant that will allow normal humans “to counter retinal degenerative conditions, like retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.” Continue reading for the news report and more information.

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MIT Develops Artificial Leaf That Produces Energy

October 2, 2011

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MIT researchers have developed an artificial leaf that actually produces energy. That’s right, it “produces pure oxygen and hydrogen gas, powered entirely by sunlight.” Continue reading for a video. The leaf is semiconducting silicon, coated on one side with a special cobalt catalyst, discovered by the project’s Daniel Nocera in 2008, and on the other [...]

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Tesla Coil Plays the Oldies

September 19, 2011

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In this awesome video, MIT’s Electronics Research Society shows “us a Tesla coil connected to a keyboard that can play jaunty tunes using pure, unadulterated energy.” Continue reading to watch the tesla coil play some oldies. [Source]

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Dinosaur Feathers Preserved in Amber

September 17, 2011

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Found in Canada, these dinosaur feathers “dating from around 70 to 85 million years ago [show] that border between winged dinosaurs and the earliest avians.” Video after the break. The study indicates that these feathers, relatively modern, were already appearing even before the non-avian dinosaurs were extinct. [Source]

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Solar Flares

September 3, 2011

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In videos, solar flares may not appear to be all that large, but that most certainly is not the case. YouTube user “WorldScott” provides us with a visual video showing us just how big they really are. Continue reading to watch.

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