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Snapchat update drastically changes app

Jaci Monroe, Assistant Editor

September 18, 2015

Filed under Technology & Apps

Snapchat is a popular social media app that allows you to send pictures to your friends with the security that whatever you send will be deleted from existence immediately after your friend has seen it. However, with the newest...

New innovation allows public to get creative

Jaci Monroe, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015

Filed under Technology & Apps

The Makey Makey "invention kit" is a two sided circuit board that allows you to create your own keyboard. The device works by using conductivity, a computer or laptop, and a few alligator cables. By connecting the device to a...

Google develops pill to detect cancer

Jaci Monroe, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015

Filed under Technology & Apps

Google is commonly known as a technologically advanced company, and rightfully so. Their newest development is a pill with the capability to detect cancerous cells in the body. The pill is compacted with magnetic nanoparticles...

3D printer helps burn victims

Jaci Monroe, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

Filed under Technology & Apps

Engineering students from the University of Toronto have used 3D printing technology to create a new machine called PrintAlive that has the capabilities to produce skin grafts for burn victims. The machine works by using hydrogel,...

Hydrogen fuel cell car poses threat

Jaci Monroe, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014

Filed under Technology & Apps

The hydrogen fueled car has been a popular idea for many years, but now the idea has become a reality along with all the dangers it holds. A hydrogen fuel cell car is powered by liquid hydrogen, a very powerful and in some cases...

Miracle metal replacing steel

Jaci Monroe, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014

Filed under Technology & Apps

Two new revolutionizing metal alloys just hit the market. Both metals use nanotechnology and have gained attention from many different industries. Nanosteel, the larger of the two company's partnered with Lincoln Electric, an...

False Fables of the Future

Jaci Monroe, Staff Writer

May 21, 2014

Filed under Technology & Apps

The Jetsons, a television show made in 1962, tells the tale of a futuristic family. The show contained flying cars and robot servants and was based off of what people of the 60s thought present day would be like. Although t...

Google Fiber arrives in Austin

Jaci Monroe, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

Filed under Technology & Apps

Google Fiber is currently rebuilding Austin, Texas' infrastructure in order to install their new high speed internet service, fiber optic cabling. Fiber optic cables provide the fastest internet known to man. It's internet speed...

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