Herringbone House: Tiny Tokyo Residence Split into 7 Levels

December 1st, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Measuring just 280 square feet, this tiny house in Tokyo by architecture firm Flathouse includes a public biscuit shop on the first level and manages to fit a lot of function into an irregularly shaped footprint by taking advantage of vertical space.

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The Average Font combines hundreds of characters into one typeface

December 1st, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

New York artist and designer Moritz Resl has compiled a new “ghostly” typeface by overlaying each letter of the alphabet from over 900 existing font families (+ slideshow).

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円環型ペンダントライト

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ramanPi : Raman Spectrometer

December 1st, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

You can also view the project log with this video that includes a full transcript HERE … Welcome to the hackaday.

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French Inventor Creates Pills That Make Your Farts Smell Like Roses & Chocolate

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French inventor Christian Poincheval has created pills that claim to ease indigestion while “perfuming” your farts to make them smell as sweet as roses or violets.

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Visual Microphone: Audio extracted from Vibrations of a Potato-Chip Bag

August 5th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Wissenschaftler am MIT haben Audiodaten aus Videos einer Chipspackung extrahiert, die von eben genau diesen Audiosignalen vibrierte. Die haben das nicht nur mit Highspeed-Kameras geschafft, sondern auch mit handelsüblichen 60FPS-Cams. Die Implikationen kann sich jeder selber ausrechnen.

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Beyond GPS: five next-generation technologies

August 3rd, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Several DARPA programs are exploring innovative technologies and approaches that could supplement GPS to provide reliable, highly accurate real-time positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) data for military and civilian uses and deal with possible loss of GPS accuracy from solar storms or jamming

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Wyss Institute to Commercialize Its Organs-on-Chips Technology (VIDEO)

August 3rd, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

We’ve been reporting over the last few years on Harvard’s Wyss Institute’s efforts to develop small devices able to mimic various genetic, biochemical, and metabolic characteristics of human organs.

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Red-light-sensitive protein enables noninvasive neuron studies

July 26th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

MIT engineers have developed the first light-sensitive protein molecule that enables neurons to be silenced noninvasively. Using a light source outside the skull makes it possible to do long-term studies without an implanted light source.

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Want a Cheap 2,000x Microscope? Just Fold This $0.50 Piece of Paper

July 26th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

It’s an ironic marker of the digital divide that sometimes what constitutes a technological breakthrough is in fact a return to the simplest technologies in order to bring the benefits of modern science to those in the developing world.

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