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MHOX envisions a future of bioprinted and enhanced human eyes
22 Mar 2015 23:59 - Joliana MHOX envisions a future of bioprinted and enhanced human eyes

Italian research studio MHOX has unveiled a concept to allow people to swap their eyes with digital-compatible versions. Following Will.i.am's call for an ethical stance on 3D-printing humans, MHOX has shared its futuristic vision for a set  [ ... ]

Reality Check: Comparing HoloLens and Magic Leap
21 Mar 2015 21:28 - JolianaReality Check: Comparing HoloLens and Magic Leap

I’ve seen two competing visions for a future in which virtual objects are merged seamlessly with the real world. Both were impressive in part, but they also made me wonder whether augmented reality will become a successful commercial reality anyt [ ... ]

SpaceX gearing up for 13 rocket launches this year
20 Mar 2015 22:13 - JolianaSpaceX gearing up for 13 rocket launches this year

To meet its target of 13 launches and two flights this year, Space exploration Technologies is increasing the production of engines that control its Falcon 9 rocket. Started by entrepreneur Elon Musk, SpaceX has started a recruitment drive to empl [ ... ]

Virtual Reality Is Coming: But What Will Make It Worth Visiting?
16 Mar 2015 18:05 - JolianaVirtual Reality Is Coming: But What Will Make It Worth Visiting?

Morpheus, Gear, Rift, Vive—the list of prospective virtual reality devices is growing longer. And although this latest chapter in virtual reality was born in Oculus founder Palmer Luckey’s garage a few years ago, now the great powers of tech an [ ... ]

YouTube now supports 360-degree videos
14 Mar 2015 15:56 - JolianaYouTube now supports 360-degree videos

It may be a tad later than originally anticipated, but YouTube has just added support for 360-degree videos, making the massive video sharing site more useful to owners of VR headsets. Google said it would have the feature ready in "the coming week [ ... ]

Scientists May Be Able To Erase Negative Memories In Your Brain While You Sleep
13 Mar 2015 16:12 - JolianaScientists May Be Able To Erase Negative Memories In Your Brain While You Sleep

What if scientists could sneak into your brain while you're sleeping and erase painful memories -- or turn them into happy ones? What sounds like something out of "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" could be a reality sooner than you might expe [ ... ]

Brain Implants Are Here, If Only We Knew What to Make Them Out Of
12 Mar 2015 15:58 - JolianaBrain Implants Are Here, If Only We Knew What to Make Them Out Of

Brain prostheses sound eerie, but they’re actually quite useful. More and more, implants are being planted into the skulls of people worldwide in order to record their encephalic activities, or help them cope with ailments such as epilepsy or Alz [ ... ]