Weird tech

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NYT: Printing Out a Biological Machine – locomotion from heart cells beating on 3D-printed springboards

related: At the Printer, Living Tissue – printing cartilage with a 90’s-era HP Deskjet 500.

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5 Responses to “Weird tech”

  1. No, no, no. This is not the next thing. Pretty soon, it will be time to talk about space heaters again, but the current THING is shillelaghs: https://www.google.com/search?q=shillelagh&safe=off&client=firefox-a&hs=khJ&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=np&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=1eUSUtHMCsLhygH3pIHwDA&ved=0CFAQsAQ&biw=1614&bih=933

  2. corndoggie Says:

    Then will you be wearing this at the next Irish Fest?

    http://www.zazzle.com/laddie_with_big_shillelagh_mens_t_shirt-235877635856331518

  3. I have no need to advertise the obvious. But I am making a new walking stick to take on future hikes to mountaintops where I may need to fend off hordes of gypsy moths or young republicans.

  4. corndoggie Says:

    Thinking of Crabtreeing, the dangers of moths and Young Republicans notwithstanding. How long since anyone’s been? Any reports?

  5. Nobody seems interested in anything south of I-64 anymore, present company ‘cept’d.

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