Bioengineers Have Modeled The Workings of The World’s Most Basic Synthetic Life Form

Life is complicated. Even the smallest cells contain a mind-blowing assortment of chemical reactions that allow them to thrive in a chaotic landscape. If we want to know where to draw the line between life and bubbles of stale old organic soup, it helps to strip away the non-essential extras to expose the core components, … Read more

4D printing: Hackers could sabotage components to cause catastrophic failures

Attackers could gain access to printers and manipulate designs of parts such as aircraft propellers in ways that are difficult to detect Technology 10 December 2021 By Matthew Sparkes 4D printed ceramic samples on display at a tech fair Xinhua / Alamy Stock Photo 4D printing, a new technology that creates parts that change shape … Read more