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Medical Robots Born of Disruptive Innovation

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.07.2015 | Science
Geri Spieler

Do you trust a robot to diagnose your ailments? You may not have a choice as medicine moves closer to embracing technology as part of the standard practice of medicine. But don't despair. A medical robot could save your life.

My Very Own Miracle

Tricia McCallum | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

Threading needles is out, as is focusing my beloved 35 mm Nikon. But I've embraced the digital world of photography. I can't bowl or play tennis to save my life and you wouldn't want me pitching for your ball team. The fact is I couldn't do any of that before anyway.

It Wasn't Ammunition That Did This. It Was A Laser

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.06.2015 | Science

It wasn't a projectile or ammunition that destroyed this truck. But rather, a laser: Defense and aerospace company Lockheed Martin announced th...

Nobel-Winning Laser Inventor Dies

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.28.2015 | Science

Dr. Charles Townes, who shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of the laser, died in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday. He was 99. Tow...

Three Printers That Can Save on Space, Time and Money

Michael L. Berman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

We have found ourselves surrounded by printers. Big and small. Fast and slow. Wireless and tethered. But they all have one thing in common: They get the job done with a minimum of effort on our part.

Aviation's Effort to Combat Laser Attacks #Ineffective #Insane

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.08.2014 | Crime
Christine Negroni

No less a brainiac than Albert Einstein could have weighed in on the phenomenally ineffective efforts of American aviation and law enforcement to combat laser attacks on airplanes.

Why Laser Toys Can Be Bad News for Your Pet

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Is it a good idea to trigger your dog's prey drive using an object she has no chance of catching? Dr. Dodman believes it's not a good plan, because dogs can get so obsessed with chasing the light that they develop behavior problems.

What 2 Body Parts Give Away Your Age?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.18.2013 | Fifty

Aging is inevitable but looking old before your time is not. There are many signs that you're looking older than you might want to -- everything from ...

Behind the Seams of Avant-Garde Fashion: threeASFOUR in the Studio

Ruthie Abel | Posted 11.11.2013 | Style
Ruthie Abel

While much of New York Fashion Week coverage focuses on cocktail parties and Victoria Beckham's stolen bicycle, there's an untold story about a part of the fashion world engaged in real innovation.

Innovating For The Next 3 Billion: Don't Get Hooked On The High-Tech Fix

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 08.18.2013 | TED Weekends
Bhaskar Chakravorti

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe need to motivate our brightest minds and investors towards the far less elegant - but equally creative -- work of painstakingly grinding out new business models, new forms of miserly thinking and mastering the process of frustration, chaos and iterative experimentation.

The Less 'Glamorous' Side of Invention

Stuart Rennie | Posted 08.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Stuart Rennie

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhere are you going to set these lasers up first? Can they only be operated by experts? What happens when they break down? Will locals 'buy in' to the idea of lasers being set up in their communities?

LOOK: Scientists Bounce Laser Off Long-Lost Lunar Rover

Posted 04.30.2013 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 04/30/2013 07:54 AM EDT on SPACE.com Scientists have successfully bounced a laser off the Soviet Union's old Lunokh...

Space Agency Sends Masterpiece To Moon

Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 01/18/2013 05:41 AM EST on SPACE.com Call it the ultimate in high art: Using a well-timed laser, NASA scientists have...

FBI Creates National Anti-Laser Attack Task Force

Gizmodo | Posted 12.08.2012 | Technology
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Laser attacks are serious business. According to the FBI, they've reached "epidemic levels," with 3,700 expected to occur by the year's end. But we'r...

Finally! A 3D Printer That You Can (Almost) Afford

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology

Want to print yourself a filigreed bracelet? How about an action figure? Or a tiny to-scale model of the Eiffel Tower? All this and more could be your...

No More Waxing, Lasering Or Vajazzling, Physician Says

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.06.2012 | Women

Kim Kardashian lasers with her boyfriend; Kate Winslet has waxed for years; and Jennifer Love Hewitt proudly vajazzles so she can shine "like a disco...

This Sci Fi Device Could One Day Be Real

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.25.2012 | Technology

Tractor beams, a common theme in science fiction fantasy, may one day become science fact. Researchers at Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology...

WATCH: Incredible Laser Camera Sees Around Corners

Posted 03.22.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, InnovationNewsDaily Contributor Published: 03/21/2012 06:11 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Using a combination of ultra-fast...

Laser Scientists Create Most Powerful Beam Ever

Posted 01.31.2012 | Science

Laser researchers at Stanford University's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are beaming over a pair of research papers they've just published. ...

Mapping the Forest and the Trees: A Visit With Remote Sensing Expert Alan Strahler

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 03.24.2012 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

Prof. Alan Strahler's current work involves a ground-based LiDAR instrument called ECHIDNA, after the spiky Australian egg-laying mammal.

Lasers Aimed At 6 Planes Going To NYC's LaGuardia

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 01.07.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- The Federal Aviation Administration is urging witnesses to contact police after someone aimed a green laser at six airliners as they lande...

Clark Gable's Grandson Charged With Shining Laser At Police Chopper

cnn.com | Posted 09.29.2011 | Entertainment

Clark James Gable, 22, the only grandson of legendary actor Clark Gable, was playing with a laser when police arrested him, charging him with a felon...

Human And Jellyfish Combined To Create 'Living Laser'

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology

A pair of Harvard researchers have created laser light using a human cell and a protein found in jellyfish. According to Wired UK, Seok-Hyun Yun an...

WATCH: Powerful Laser Cannon Goes Missing

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An extremely powerful laser cannon has gone missing. The device is worth an estimated $12,000, and authorities suspect foul play. According to The Da...

Do Women Have to Be Hairless to Be Sexy?

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Leslie Goldman

I was shocked when I read Kim Kardashian's recent proclamation that "I am Armenian, so of course I am obsessed with laser hair removal!" It makes me sad that we live in a society where women punish themselves in such painful and bizarre ways.