Airwheel ride-on suitcase lets your luggage lug you around

When running through an airport, your luggage becomes a liability dragging along behind you. A new ride-on suitcase called the Airwheel, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, can let your luggage lug you around for a change.Continue ReadingCategory… Continue reading Airwheel ride-on suitcase lets your luggage lug you around

Dessert stomach: Gut microbiome may influence overindulgence of sweets

If you’ve ever found room for dessert even though you thought you were full, the bacteria in your gut might be to blame. Caltech scientists have shown that mice whose gut microbiome had been disrupted by antibiotics ate far more sugary snacks than norm… Continue reading Dessert stomach: Gut microbiome may influence overindulgence of sweets

Remote controlled worms can follow stop and go lights

Scientists in Japan have demonstrated a technique that essentially allows them to remotely control the movements of worms. By implanting light-sensitive proteins into the organisms, the team was able to make them move under green light and stop under U… Continue reading Remote controlled worms can follow stop and go lights

Promising prostate cancer drug hints at improved immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is a promising cancer treatment, but getting it to work against solid tumors is proving difficult. A new study has not only identified a drug that’s effective against solid tumors, but may have uncovered a reason that immunotherapy often … Continue reading Promising prostate cancer drug hints at improved immunotherapy

“Chemical neurons” find and process data stored on DNA

Scientists have been experimenting with ways to use DNA as a data storage medium, but it’s difficult to retrieve and manipulate data written to it. Now a team has developed “chemical neurons” that can conduct calculations on data stored in DNA and read… Continue reading “Chemical neurons” find and process data stored on DNA

New CRISPR gene-editing system can “drag-and-drop” DNA in bulk

A new technique has been added to the CRISPR gene-editing toolbox. Known as PASTE, the system uses virus enzymes to “drag-and-drop” large sections of DNA into a genome, which could help treat a range of genetic diseases.Continue ReadingCategory: Biolog… Continue reading New CRISPR gene-editing system can “drag-and-drop” DNA in bulk

Authenticated ancient coins reveal a Roman emperor lost to history

History is full of artifacts that later turn out to be fakes, but very occasionally the opposite can happen. New analysis of ancient Roman coins long dismissed as forgeries has found they appear to be authentic, revealing a previously unknown Roman emp… Continue reading Authenticated ancient coins reveal a Roman emperor lost to history

Pixel keyboard can be customized with Lego bricks

You can build just about anything out of Lego, and now that even includes your keyboard. Pixel is a new mechanical keyboard from MelGeek that can be customized with Lego bricks around the rim, on the back or even on the keys themselves.Continue Reading… Continue reading Pixel keyboard can be customized with Lego bricks

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet: How to get to Alfornada on foot

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, the mountainous town of Alfornada seems to be hidden away until you unlock the climbing ability for your mount. But there is actually a way to get there on foot without any movement upgrades, and we’ll show you how.Contin… Continue reading Pokemon Scarlet & Violet: How to get to Alfornada on foot