Space Radiation And The Brain
To determine how deep space cosmic rays might affect the brain, researchers exposed mice to space-like radiation. The rodents' neurons exhibited various structural changes, leading to increased confusion and less curiosity.
Canon Wants You To Print Your Best Instagram Photos For The World To See
Printer and camera company Canon wanted to make a big splash at CES 2016 by announcing an all-new service for printing Instagram photos called "UBUPrints."To promote the idea, Canon hooked us up with aerial photographer Natalie Amrossi for a helicopter tour of Las Vegas, the site of CES. Canon hopes to encourage other social media stars to use the service to put their best work on physical display, in their homes or in galleries worldwide.
The Hexoand Is A Personal Drone That Follows You Everywhere
The showroom floor of CES 2016 was home to many drones, but the Hexoand stands out among the flock. The Kickstarter-based project that began in the summer of 2014 has finally culminated in a drone that not only follows its human owner through a smartphone app, but also comes with a built-in gimbal designed to mount a GoPro camera, allowing it to grab video from the front, back and sides. The Hexoand costs $1,349 and is available now online.
HTC Vive Pre Virtual Reality Headset at CES 2016
The virtual reality revolution is on-hand, at least if HTC has anything to say about it. The Taiwanese company best known for its smartphones is entering into the VR market in a big way with its first headset for the mass market: the HTC Vive Pre. It's available for pre-order starting February 29, 2016, and we got to try one early at CES 2016, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Ehang's Drone Copter Aims To Fly You Around -- CES 2016
These days, drones are everywhere you look. But EHang caught everyone's eye with a 'Drone Copter' called the '184,' that was teased on the CES 2016 showroom floor. Currently the company has a working prototype and it is working on working with various governments to eventually get the 184 in the skies near you.You can subscribe to Katie's tech podcast Katie dot Show (http://www.katie.show/) where she shares first looks in technology and interviews some of the most notable minds in the industry.
What You Need To Know About NASA's Twin Study
NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is on a mission to spend nearly one year in space, the longest mission of its kind by any American astronaut so far. But back here on Earth, his twin brother Captain Mark Kelly is also being studied by NASA for the same length o