In Sudan’s Nuba mountains, Dr. Tom Catena is treating thousands of people who lost limbs in the country’s bloody conflict. Many of his patients are children. One is a 12-year-old boy who lost his arms in an aerial attack. While surgery saved his life, it was 3-D printing that gave him back his arms. This is his incredible story.
China’s deputy minister of environmental protection, Zhai Qing said drones have recently been used in Beijing, Shanxi and Hebei provinces, which are some of the worst polluted areas of China.
Even as the long-term future of digital currency remains in question, many in Hong Kong are hoping cryptocurrency will fare better there than in mainland China, where the government has tightened regulation on Bitcoin exchanges.
Some scientists claim that you can upgrade your brain. The key lies in brain implants, which enable you to learn foreign languages, upgrade memory capabilities and learn new skills.
Philosopher Rebecca Roache says future biotechnology and psychoactive drugs could transform punishment by distorting prisoners’ sense of time and making them think they have served longer than their actual sentence.
Dong Nguyen confirmed to his Twitter followers this week that Flappy Bird will fly again. He is working on a new version of the hit mobile game, which he says will be different and better than the original.