Whle experimental, 12 burn victims have already been successfully treated with the "skin gun", a device that takes adult stem cells from a burn victim's only healthy skin and sprays it on to the damaged area. According to Dr. Jorg C. Gerlach and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, the process involves "isolating stem cells from a healthy patch of the patient's skin, putting those cells in a water solution, and then spraying the mixture back on. After being sprayed, the patient's wound is covered with a special dressing that provides glucose, sugar, amino acids, antibiotics and electroytes to the treated area, to provide nutrition and clean the wound until the stem cells get established. The whole process takes 90 minutes and burns have been reportedly achieved in as few as four days." Continue reading for a video and more information.
Call of Duty: Ghosts will make the entire game world a character, according to Infinity Wars executive producer Mark Rubin. Unlike its predecessors, Ghosts aims to give players an emotional attachment to the city in which they're fighting, starting with a "massive event [that's] going to change the face of the world as you know it." More information. Continue reading for the reveal trailer and more information.
Did you know that there's a flower that looks just like a pair of red lips? That's right, the plant Psychotria Elata attracts pollinators, like hummingbirds and butterflies, by seducing them with flowers look like large, florid, puckering human lips. That is just one of the many unbelievable facts that you won't believe are true. Continue reading to see them all.
No, American Idol's Ryan Seacrest didn't decide to grow out his hair, but it actually belongs to the contestant standing directly bend him. We've rounded up yet another batch of funny pictures that were taken at the right angle for your viewing enjoyment. Continue reading to see them all.
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What could be better than an all-new Kinect? Well, how about a next-generation model that's actually bundled with the Xbox One. The Kinect 2 builds upon its predecessor by adding more sensitivity (three times as sensitive), a 60-degree-larger field of view, IR sensing (works in pitch black room), and both 2D / 3D cameras. Continue reading for a video demonstration.
Panasonic's VIERA TC-L47E50 47" Full HD IPS LED-LCD TV is currently being offered at just $599 shipped, originally priced at $1099.99. Popular apps on VIERA Connect include Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Facebook, Twitter, Wall Street Journal, and HuluPlus, all optimized for the best user experience. Product page. Continue reading to see the new Panel Speed and Motion Resolution features of this television.
- IPS Full LED Panel with 360 Backlight Scanning.
- Vera CONNECT (Wi-Fi Ready).
- Refresh rate: 60 Hz.
- Thin LED Design: TV without stand (Width x Height x Depth): 43.6-Inch x 26.3-Inch x 1.6-Inch, TV with stand (Width x Height x Depth): 43.6-Inch x 28.1-Inch x 10.6-Inch.
- 2 x Right/Left Channel Speaker - Built-In - 10 Watt.
When Patrick Stewart began his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 - 94) the Los Angeles Times called him an "unknown British Shakespearean actor". Still living out of his suitcase because of his skepticism that the show would succeed, Stewart was unprepared for the long hours of television production. He initially experienced difficulty fitting in with his less-disciplined castmates, stating that his "spirits used to sink" when required to memorise and recite Treknobabble. Continue reading to see more ageless celebrities who might be time lords.
Finally, after months of speculation, concept drawings, and strange names, Microsoft has officially announced the Xbox One. It's powered by an 8-core x86-based CPU, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, 500GB internal storage, a Blu-ray drive and boasts USB 3.0 connectivity. The all-new Kinect sensor comes equipped with a 1080p HD RGB camera and a 250,000-pixel infrared depth sensor. Product page. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.