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Errors with functional living ink meant his facial skin graft photosynthesised light. Deciduous, his face casts cells in autumn, regrows each spring. In a fascinating development in 3-D printing, researchers have created a living ink, embedded with the bacterium Acetobacter xylinum. This bacterium produces cellulose, which can be used as scaffolds for skin replacements and more. These advances…

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During the Hydrocarbon Era (ca 1790-2040 CE), humans loved burning so much, they would ritually inhale smoke. – A brief history of Earth, 2357 CE Usage of fossil fuels is rising slower, and renewables are increasing faster, than predicted only a few years ago. We are approaching the end of the fossil-fuel-burning era, coincidentally at…

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The quiet but incessant scratching noise from the ceiling had annoyed me throughout the day. I finally marched up the apartment block to my neighbor’s unit — only to see on their door “away on holiday, back next month”. Go to Source

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