Post Thumbnail

Not happy with the color of your clothes and devices? Eventually, you might get to change those hues on a whim. UC Santa Barbara researchers have discovered that the color-changing California market squid (aka opalescent inshore squid) manages its optical magic thanks to the presences of protein s...

1 day ago 0 Comments
July 5, 2015 at 1:58AM
Post Thumbnail

Modern aircraft require lots of ground checks to ensure they're safe to fly, but researchers at BAE Systems believe they've found new hi-tech way to minimize that down time. Using tens of thousands of micro-sensors, the aerospace giant has developed a new type of "smart skin" that can detect damag...

10 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A shark's fearsome teeth don't end in its mouth, as its skin is also made up of millions of sharp, microscopic "denticles." That roughness helps sharks slip through the water more efficiently by reducing drag, but how exactly? To better understand, Harvard researchers studied a Mako shark's skin, ...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Datel Japan will start selling the aluminum WiiPad Famicom faceplate pictured above at the end of July for ¥1,980, roughly $20. If you're looking to play some old NES games while your WiiPad looks the part, Nintendo officially launched the Virtual Console on Wii U at the end of April. The in...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Did yesterday's uncertain glimpse at a new HTC phone leave you wanting? Then grab a tray and find a seat, because the right-hand image above comes from XDA developer mdeejay, who claims to have a working port of the forthcoming Sense 5 skin. On the left, we've stuck up a Sense 4+ lockscreen to hig...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

By now, you know to expect a lovely artbook and/or soundtrack as a pre-order bonus with any new Atlus game. That's just what Atlus wants you to think, and then it shocks you with a Vita skin! Surprise! The "limited" pre-order bonus for Persona 4 Golden is the above Vita skin, along with eight Perso...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Spray-on medical solutions packed with cells certainly seem to be catching on. A new study published in The Lancet highlights a spray infused with skin cells and blood clotting proteins that helps leg ulcers heal quicker. Normally, the open wounds only undergo a compression bandage treatment and t...

2 years ago 0 Comments