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Scientists seek to resurrect the aurochs, the extinct beast that inspired cave paintings
Scientists seek to resurrect the aurochs, the extinct beast that inspired cave paintings
The Taurus Program, a partnership of ecologists, geneticists, historians and cattle breeders backed by Stichting Taurus, a Dutch nonprofit, is seeking to re-create the [extinct, pre-historic] aurochs by crossbreeding modern cattle in a process known as...
Local artists to turn San Jose Museum of Art into a sonic environment
Local artists to turn San Jose Museum of Art into a sonic environment
San Jose Made will take over the San Jose Museum of Art to create what organizers call a "sonic environment" aimed at highlighting South Bay talent. As part of the museum's Third Thursday series, the evening will feature Bay Area musicians Mark Arroyo,...
15-Year-Old's 200 Vintage Apple Computers Are Now a Mac Museum
15-Year-Old's 200 Vintage Apple Computers Are Now a Mac Museum
A planned technology museum in Maine grew out of the curiosity of a 10-year-old. In 2010, Alex Jason traded a minibike and an electric snowblower for an iMac G5 computer, in what turned out to be the start of a giant collection of vintage computer equi...
Kids are 3D printing their own "superhero cyborg" prosthetic arms. (Water cannons optional)
Kids are 3D printing their own "superhero cyborg" prosthetic arms. (Water cannons optional)
In a program called "Superhero Cyborgs," six kids with upper-limb disabilities — among the 1,500 born each year in the US — learned to tinker with the latest 3D-modeling and -printing tools during the January workshop. Their mission: To cre...