Alternate Uses For Cremated Remains
When you or a loved one dies, you can either opt for a burial, or cremation. Those ashes can then be kept in an urn, spread in a favorite spot…or made into something really cool.
Records. A company called And Vinyly presses cremated ashes into a vi...
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True ‘True Blood’ Blood (For Real!)
Scientists have created artificial blood. This is not a plot point from True Blood.
Researchers at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania, spent months trying to develop an artificial human blood substitute. While this could be considered a medical...
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Who Cut the Cheese?
Would you eat cheese made out of bacteria from the human body?
Scent researcher Christina Agapakis, and Sissel Tolaas, a synthetic biologist, learned that microscopic ecosystems inside the human body are often very similar to the bacteria that makes...
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Weird Invention: The Stores Have Eyes
A trip to the supermarket is stressful enough, and that’s not even counting the body-scanning cameras checking you out while you try to pick out a toilet brush.
Tesco, a chain of grocery and gas station/convenience stores in the U.K., wants to make...
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How to Turn Down the Volume on the Entire World
Quieter living through chemistry. There’s nothing worse than trying to concentrate on a very important project (like, say, a blog post) while struggling to tune out loud neighbors. If you live or work in an area with heavy traffic or other types o...
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