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Nation of Artists and Freethink are proud to partner with Aflac, Sproutel and Carol Cone On Purpose for the launch of My Special Aflac Duck, a social robot designed to bring comfort and joy to kids with cancer, and already the winner of the Tech for a Better World Innovation Award at CES 2018, Engadget’s official Best of CES Awards for Best Unexpected Product, and the CES Showstoppers Award for Best Robotics.

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Biology
Common Mouth Microbe Appears to Trigger Cancer Metastasis
Cancer Metastasis
Biology
Common Mouth Microbe Appears to Trigger Cancer Metastasis
Scientists are finally starting to understand the connection between the common oral microbe fusobacterium and colon cancer metastasis.

Scientists are finally starting to understand the connection between the common oral microbe fusobacterium and colon cancer metastasis.

Biohacking
Fecal Transplant Cures Man Whose Gut Made Him Drunk
Fecal Transplant
Biohacking
Fecal Transplant Cures Man Whose Gut Made Him Drunk
A fecal transplant cured a man of auto-brewery syndrome, a rare condition in which the gut converts carbs into alcohol, making a person feel drunk.

A fecal transplant cured a man of auto-brewery syndrome, a rare condition in which the gut converts carbs into alcohol, making a person feel drunk.

Hacking for Good
DEF CON Hackers Compete to Hijack a Satellite in Orbit
hacking satellites
Hacking for Good
DEF CON Hackers Compete to Hijack a Satellite in Orbit
DEF CON’s Space Security Challenge 2020 tasked teams with hacking satellites. The grand prize? Nothing less than the moon.

DEF CON’s Space Security Challenge 2020 tasked teams with hacking satellites. The grand prize? Nothing less than the moon.

Dispatches
Organic Solar Is (Finally) Efficient Enough to Compete
Organic Solar Is (Finally) Efficient Enough to Compete
Dispatches
Organic Solar Is (Finally) Efficient Enough to Compete
Reliable power straight from the sun looks more achievable than ever.

Reliable power straight from the sun looks more achievable than ever.

Superhuman
Meet the One-Armed Drummer With a Cybernetic Arm
The World’s First Bionic Drummer
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Superhuman
Meet the One-Armed Drummer With a Cybernetic Arm
Jason Barnes lost his arm in a horrible accident. Then he became the fastest drummer in the world...
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Jason Barnes lost his arm in a horrible accident... and then he became the fastest drummer in the world. Now he’s working with doctors and engineers who are designing ultrasound sensors that could give him back fine motor control. Join us as he sits down to play piano for the first time since his accident. Today, the one-armed drummer has his sights set on conquering his next musical instrument: the piano. But his...

Dispatches
SpaceX Internet Is Coming
SpaceX Internet Is Coming
Dispatches
SpaceX Internet Is Coming
The Internet... in space! What's not to love?

The Internet... in space! What's not to love?

This week in ideas: How VR changes our dreams, a stem cell miracle, and the shoes...
This week in ideas: How VR changes our dreams, a stem cell miracle, and the shoes of the future
This week in ideas: How VR changes our dreams, a stem cell miracle, and the shoes...
Virtual reality users experience more lucid dreams, a paralyzed man gets movement back, and self-lacing shoes....
By Mike Riggs

Virtual reality users experience more lucid dreams, a paralyzed man gets movement back, and self-lacing shoes. These are our favorite stories this week.