Scientists from Stanford have used lab made gold nanoparticles to highlight malignant tissue in the brain so surgeons can easily cut out tumors while leaving the healthy bits just fine.
The gold orbs are injected into the patient and then left to bleed out through leaky blood vessels in pats of the brain damaged by the tumor. That's when they get stuck in the bad tissue itself, marking it out for the scalpel when viewed with the right imaging.
Gold has its use after all! And not just for making you look rich.
Nothing can truly guarantee your safety when it comes to extreme activities like base jumping. In this case we have Vimeo user Subterminallyill whose base jumping experience left him injured, which he lists as "Compression Fracture of the T12 Vertebra, 5 stitches to the eye, 6 stitches to the chin, severely sprained Back, wrist and hand. multiple bruised areas." Read more
The Copenhagen Wheel finally gets an ad. Instead of getting a hybrid-electric bicycle, the new Copenhagen Wheel will replace the rear wheel of your bike and will give you a boost of power with its tiny motor when you are traveling uphill. Read more