Brain Cells Made from Urine: Human excreta could be a powerful source of cells to study disease, bypassing some of the problems of using stem cells, such as the risk of developing tumors and difficulties in obtaining blood samples from children.
This door handle kills germs: Sum Ming (“Simon”) Wong, 17 (left), and Kin Pong (“Michael”) Li, of Hong Kong show off the self-sanitizing door handle they developed. It’s powered by opening and closing the door.
Top 10 Billionaires Under WhatsApp founder Jan Koum. He started out living on welfare and food stamps after emigrating to the U. from the Ukraine as a teenager. Then in he transformed texting market with WhatsApp.
Flying robot drones are learning the differences between cars, trees, and other potential obstacles via the work of a substantial interdisciplinary project sponsored by the US Office of Naval Research.