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A 3D printed electronic membrane could save patientis suffering heart attacks

3D technology is getting multiple uses these days in various fields, including the medical one, and 3D printers like Regenovo make us wonder what the future of medical science holds for us. Now, a team of researchers at the University of Illinois and Washington University used this very technology to create an electronic membrane that is attached to the heart and acts like a safety device in case of a heart attack. In fact, this membrane is so...

In honor of the movie Gravity, NASA shows the real life in space

This year, the movie Gravity just won 7 awards during the Oscar ceremony - The 86th Annual Academy Awards. With this special occasion, NASA decided to share with us a collection of real images that depict the life of astronauts in space, how they work and how they live. Indeed, the U.S. agency has shared 31 stunning photos featuring real astronauts working in the vacuum and solitude of space, just like the characters from the movie. As a bonus,...