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Nanowires Convert Rat’s Heartbeat Into Usable Electricity [Electricity]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Art, Ati, beats, biomedicine, Body, Bp, C6, cat, cc, city, clear, college, colleges, color, convert, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, electric, Electricity, energy, Et, Experiments, F1, Feeds, ff, Ge, Generators, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Heart, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Medicine, mid, Mod, Nano, nanowires, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, plant, Plants, Play, Port, Ports, power, Q, quant, rats, Rc, Red, Republished, Research, Review, RSS, Rv, Scale, Science, sea, search, sensor, Sensors, serve, Style, Tag, tar, Target, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, tie, TV, universities, Us, V, vers, view, Wires, X1

Nanowires inside a rat can convert the power of breathing and heartbeats into electricity, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Technology Review reports these nano-generators could conceivably lead to nano-scale implants and sensors powered by the body. More

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The 22nd Century Garden [Imagecache]

by on May.29, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, cat, clear, color, Constructions, day, de, Deni, Display, dna, driving, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Engineering, Et, faq, Fb, ff, Flying, future, Futurism, garden, Gardening, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Green, Hd, Help, Home Automation, house, Id, Im, Imagecache, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Lamachine, late, Mac, machine, magazine, Mechanics, Men, mid, Mod, nin, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Parts, PI, Pixel, plan, plant, Plants, Play, Pr, Pro, Projects, Q, quant, Rc, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, street, Style, Tag, tech, Test, theater, thefuture, TI, Tutorials, TV, Up, Us, V, Wes, what, wired, X1

This flying greenhouse is the latest project from La Machine, a French street theater company famous for their grandiose creations . The future of gardening: one part Up , one part Wild Wild West , and two parts, um, plants . monavie . [ Wired , Jordi Bover ] More

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Cochlear Implants Give Deaf Baby the Gift of Sound [Awwww]

by on May.29, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Ati, Av, awwww, Babies, Baby, Bp, cat, clear, Clips, Cochlear implants, color, communication, D3, de, Disease, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hal, Hd, Health, Hearing, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, ISO, Isp, La, Labels, Medical, mid, Mod, N1, N8, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, plant, Plants, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Rim, rom, RSS, Rv, s5, sea, seas, serve, Sound, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, TV, V, Vide, Video, War, words, X1

This is an 8-month-old deaf baby having his Cochlear Implants turned on for the first time. In other words, he’s hearing sound for the first time. I challenge you to not get the warm and fuzzies from this.

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Pentagon Looking to Repair Damaged Brains with Implants [Science]

by on May.07, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Arm, Art, Brain, brain implants, Brains, C5, Cell, Cells, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Epa, Error, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, Medical, mid, Mod, Of, om, One, order, P3, Padd, Parts, PC, Pentagon, plan, Plants, Play, Q, Rc, Repair, Research, Science, sea, search, September, Style, Tag, Terrorism, TI, Us, X1

Pentagon research arm DARPA has handed out about $15 million to various institutions to research new implants that would replace damaged parts of the brain, allowing people to return to normal. More

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Saturday Short Film: The Anachronism [Films]

by on Apr.24, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Ati, Children, clear, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, F1, Film, Films, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ir, Isp, Love, Mod, Ms, om, One, order, Padd, plan, Plants, Play, Q, Rc, Robots, short films, squids, Steampunk, Style, Submarines, table, Tag, Tax, ted, The Anachronism, TI, Ui, Us, Vide, Video, X1, XP

Katie and Sebastian are just two children who love to explore. They’re fascinated by creatures, plants, and their respective taxonomies. Custom Jewelry . They’re charming and relatable! And then there’s the giant mechanical squid. landyachtz longboard . More

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Milking Cows for Electricity [Cow]

by on Apr.17, 2010, under 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, A8, A9, Ad, Ads, age, Animal, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Arms, Cf, city, clear, cow, Cows, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, electric, Electricity, energy, environment, farm, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ir, Isp, kin, live, Make, Milk, Mod, Ms, om, One, order, Padd, plan, Plants, Play, power, power plant, Power Plants, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, Rc, Stock, Style, Tag, TI, Treadmill, Uk, Vest, Vw, X1

The livestock power mill makes cows even more productive turning farms into virtual power plants. More

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A Tree Grows In Manga [Image Cache]

by on Apr.13, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Art, Av, bing, Cf, clear, Comic, Comic Books, Comics, de, Dish, Display, Ds, E, Ea, F1, farming, Gardening, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Im, Image cache, Imagecache, Ion, Isp, Les, life, Manga, Manga farming, Mic, Mod, One, Orb, order, Os, Padd, plan, Plants, Play, Q, radishes, Rc, Style, Tables, Tag, TI, WAC, world, X1

Manga comics have long breathed life into complex worlds and absorbing characters. Now they’re doing so for radish plants in artist Koshi Kawachi’s collection of elegant Manga planters.

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Half Of Morocco Will Be Solar-Powered By 2020 [Solar Power]

by on Apr.07, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ad, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, app, AR, building, cc, city, clear, de, Ds, E, Ea, eco friendly, electric, Electricity, energy, Ge, Gizmo, Government, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Im, marrakesh, Men, Mod, morocco, Morocco solar power, next, One, order, Os, Padd, plan, Plants, power, Power A, Pr, Q, Rc, Red, Solar, Solar Power, SolarPower, Style, Sun, Tag, TI, Ui, X1, Xm

MonaVie video .

Apparently Morocco gets 3,000 hours of reliable sun power a year, so it’s not surprising the government is building five solar power plants in the next decade, which will generate 40 per cent of the country’s electricity. More

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Plants Vs Zombies HD [IPad Apps]

by on Apr.04, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, ANT, Ants, app, apple, Apps, AR, Av, cc, clear, de, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Games, Gaming, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Ie, Im, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ipad app, iPad Apps, Ipad Games, Ipadapps, Mit, Mod, One, order, Os, plan, Plants, Plants vs zombies hd, Platform, Portable, ps, Rc, Resolution, Review, Software, Style, Tag, TI, Us, X1, Zombie, Zombies

It’s been widely acclaimed on almost every portable platform known to man, but I admit, I avoided Plants Vs Zombies, much because I knew it was coming to the iPad at a higher resolution. More

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