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Our bodies have retained the capacity to repair injured or overworked cartilage in our joints, says new research published today in Science Advances. Remarkably, the mechanics of this healing process are practically the same as what’s used by amphibians and other animals to regenerate lost limbs…
Nevermind. It was a cool idea, anyways…
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“Final planning stages” usually translates into “we have no idea when, if ever, this thing will work.”
Let’s hope NASA doesn’t resort to this:
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“Fundamentally, we may be able to change how we create and use the materials with lifelike characteristics. Typically materials and objects we create in general are basically static… one day, we may be able to ‘grow’ objects like houses and maintain their forms and functions autonomously.”
You mean like Iron Man from a decade ago (as seen in
Venom back in 1984?
Honestly, scientists these days…can’t even keep up with comic books from the ’80s…
(That said, I’m not entirely thrilled with the idea of living in a
living house that can maintain its own form and feed itself…on what?! you might ask…)
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Ten years ago, Alan Moore (and Dave Gibbons)’s Watchmen finally made it out of development hell and onto the big screen.
Only it wasn’t Alan Moore’s
Watchmen, but Zack Snyder’s. Well, some of it. Maybe. Continue Reading
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