Human beings inherit many genetic traits directly from their parents. However, cultural traits – tools, beliefs and behaviors that are transmitted by learning – can be passed on not only by parents but also teachers and peers. Many animals have...
Category: Toys & Tools
Toys & Tools
There’s many different augmented reality apps out there, but here are a few of my favorites that could be used to teach Science.
For an artist, being productive and being happy are often closely intertwined.
Synthetic biologists have developed DNA/molecular modules that perform genetic logic operations in living cells to track key moments in a cell’s life or change the fate of a cell. SynBioLGDB (http://bioinformatics.ac.cn/synbiolgdb/) aims to provide the synthetic biology community with a useful resource for efficient browsing and visualization of genetic logic gates.
Transhumanist design is in the spotlight at CHI2015 in Seoul Korea.
Our smartphones are quickly turning into medical devices through applications that monitor our wellness.
The PowerSwim Program is developing highly efficient, human-powered swimming devices for use by combat and reconnaissance swimmers.
With all the media attention and hype associated with 3-d printing and nano-tech materials it is easy to forget how useful ancient technologies like lost wax casting, solar heating, and glass truly are.
Aibo, move over.