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How Drawing Can Help Improve Your Memory, According to Research

Kristin Wong 4/25/16 11:00am Filed to: MEMORY From: If you need help jogging your memory, you might try your hand at drawing. A recent study found that we remember items better when we draw them rather than write them down. In a study published in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers conducted a Read More

An artist is prototyping a hand grown out of human stem cells

An open source biotech project that you might build in your garage one day. by Annalee Newitz May 24, 2016 5:12pm EDT From Ars Technica It all started because Amy Karle wanted to grow her own exoskeleton. But after experimenting with 3D printing bones during an artist residency program through Autodesk’s Pier 9 workshop in Read More

Justin Bieber honors Orlando victims in concert tribute

Justin Bieber honored the 49 lives lost in the Pulse nightclub shooting in a tribute during his Orlando tour stop on Thursday. Bieber performed his song “Purpose” while the names of the Orlando victims scrolled across a large screen. Christina Grimmie, “The Voice” contestant who was shot and killed in Orlando one day prior to the Read More