The After Math: Potpourri
We've got some good news and some bad news. Mostly bad.
Inhabitat's Week in Green: A VW bug made out of timber
In other news, check out the world's first 3D-printed motorcycle.
Recommended Reading: Is the VR hype train grinding to a halt?
The best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.
New algorithm performs complex DNA origami
The process could lead to breakthroughs in medicine and molecular data storage.
MIT exploited heat to make the most efficient solar cell yet
The new technique could double the amount of power generated from a given solar panel.
Facebook auto-translates 200 million lines of text every day
Nearly 800 million people see those translations monthly.
Terahertz laser tech could scan for bombs at airports
Quantum cascade lasers don't just sound cool -- they can save lives.
Harvard's RoboBee uses static to stick to surfaces
But it can't attach itself to vertical walls just yet.
Google is helping MIT update its programming language for kids
The duo wants to make it more available on mobile.