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How would you like a self-cleaning car?

Our windshield wipers are old stuff, invented by Mary Anderson in 1902 and patented in 1903. They did evolve a a bit from the first version when they were operated by a handle inside the car. The blade material in particular has evolved significantly but you would agree the time …

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Transhumanism: Evolving the Human Body II

Human augmentation is a form of evolution that our species has taken in its own hands and it is not going to be stopped. Eventually it might end up in the creation of a new species through bio-engineering that modifies the genome. We are still far from that although the …

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Nanotech treated surface can kill bacteria

Researchers at Georgia Tech have discovered a particular nano-pattern that kills bacteria. They have created a nano-texture on a stainless steel surface consisting of spikes protruding 20-25 nm from the surface and have demonstrated that bacteria are killed, whilst mammalian cells, that are one order of magnitude larger, are not …

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