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Thanks To Genetic Modification, Arctic Apples Will Not Turn Brown

There are a bunch of inconveniences in life that we learnt to put up with and seeing in horror a cut or bitten apple turning brown is one of them, but that won’t be the case with Arctic Apples because the outfit has succeeded in genetically modifiying apple to put a stop to browning. Before you throw your hands up in disrepair about how a lovely fruit had turned into a processed fruit, you have to know two things: first, it is not processed fruit and second, it is completely harmless to human. You see, what enables the browning in apples is when a thing called polyphenolics oxidase, or PPO, found in one part of cell of an apple mixes with polyphenolics in another cell. Continue reading Thanks To Genetic Modification, Arctic Apples Will Not Turn Brown

Finally, Indominus Rex From Jurassic World Can Be Yours To Control

Yes. Yes. I know. The Jurassic World hype is over, but that does not mean we can’t talk about the over-the-top, genetically-engineered, fictional star dinosaur, Indominus Rex, especially when there’s a robotic version which money can buy. Meet the Zoomer Dino Jurassic World Indominus Rex Robot, a remote control toy robot that allows you to control this ferocious dinosaur as opposed to merely displaying it. So, great, it moves, but unfortunately, this biped creatures can’t stomp around your parquet flooring like the fake real-deal. Instead it rolls on wheels. Continue reading Finally, Indominus Rex From Jurassic World Can Be Yours To Control

ZTE’s Crowd-sourced Android Phone With Eye-tracking Hits Kickstarter

Smartphones are mostly born out of top-down approach. Meaning, manufacturers assume what consumers need and dished them out, regardless of whether the features will be used or not. Some makers may leverage on surveys and focus groups to give a more accurate picture of the demands, but China handset maker, ZTE, did something entirely different. Embarking on a route less taken. Not only did it crowd-sourced the ideas of what a phone should be, but it has taken to Kickstarter to realize it. Refer to as Project CSX (short for Crowd Source X), Hawkeye smartphone – a name chosen by users – is based on ideas pulled from everyday users. Continue reading ZTE’s Crowd-sourced Android Phone With Eye-tracking Hits Kickstarter