3D-printed Skull ImplantatA 22-year-old woman from the Netherlands who suffers from a chronic bone disorder — which has increased the thickness of her skull from 1.5cm to 5cm, causing reduced eyesight and severe headaches — has had the top section of her skull removed and The operation was performed by a team of neurosurgeons at the University Medical Centre Utrecht and the university claims this is this first instance of a successful 3D printed cranium that has not been rejected by the patient. The operation, which took 23 hours, was led by Dr Bon Verweij. The patient’s skull was so thick, that had the operation not been performed, serious brain damage or death may have occurred in the near future.
We could never quite place it, but there has always been a certain appeal to vintage campers and vans. Something about setting off into the great unknown with an actual shelter that you don’t have to erect with poles and nylon–that also has some of the more important creature comforts like a toilet and wall chargers–is comforting and alluring at the same time. Aside from a few similarities that are the same across all the models (16′ overall length, 6′ height, 6′ width, NASA designed ceiling insulation, insulated floors, wired for iPads and iPhones, toilets, faucets, etc.), the Dub Box USA is completely customizable based on your needs. They’ll help you pick paint colors, designs, hardware and just about everything else for your fiberglass home away from home based on whatever your requirements for the trailer are. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, you can even get a DIY rolling shell delivered that you get to outfit yourself.
No, but seriously, Creationists, Cosmos is about science, so your bullshit can go somewhere else where fairy tales are taught.
A team of MIT scientists announced that by integrating carbon nanotubes into the leaves of several lab plants, they were able to markedly enhance each plant’s ability to perform photosynthesis. By creating the world’s first bionic plants, they increased the plants’ light absorption by 30 percent.