WCSA - Daily Highlights - May 27, 2018 - The Natede is an Alexa-connected plant holder that is a serious air purifier
(Wcsa.world) Is it a plant? Is it a smart home hub? Is it Alexa in different clothing? The Natede, the latest product from air purifier maker Clairy may just be all of the above. Heralded as a “smart and natural air purifier,” the Natede promises to help circulate cleaner air within your home while doubling as a sleek plant holder. Plus, it’s constructed with sustainable biomaterial or ceramic to ensure that the device itself is clean, and has a self-watering system to cut down on water consumption.
(Wcsa.world) Need a helping hand in the kitchen? Look no further than the Mellow Intelligent Sous Vide.
(Wcsa.world) In the early 1920s, Richard Gurley Drew worked at the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, now known as 3M, which at the time made sandpaper. Drew delivered sandpaper samples to auto body shops and saw the frustration that car painters had when painting two-tone color cars. Surgical adhesive tape, library pastes, and homemade glues were used to hold newspapers on cars when painting, and as the papers were removed, sticking residues often remained, that ripped off some of the paint when they were peeled off.
WCSA - Daily Highlights - May 26, 2018 - Turn a wall outlet into a wireless charger with the Legrand Radiant
(Wcsa.world) Wireless chargers are cheaper than ever, making it easy to put charging pads throughout your house. But what if instead of just putting charging pads everywhere, you built them straight into the wall?
WCSA - Daily Highlights - May 26, 2018 - McCann Health and Smile Asia launch new initiative to raise awareness of children with cleft conditions
(Wcsa.world) Smile Asia has partnered with McCann Health Singapore to create The Cleft Collection, a unique set of cutlery -- made up of a knife, fork and spoon-- deliberately designed to change the way people eat so they can experience how difficult every meal is for children with cleft lip and palate.
WCSA - Old Events - May 26, 2018 - Thomas A. Edison was issued a patent for a device concerning "Automatic Telegraphy and in Perforators Therefor" in 1874
(Wcsa.world) Automatic telegraphs used machinery to transmit messages at higher speeds than those sent and received by Morse telegraph operators. Hand operators averaged 25-40 words per minute while the transmission speeds of automatic telegraphs ranged from 60-120 words per minute for the ink recording automatic telegraphs used in England to 500-1000 words per minute for Edison's chemical recording system.
WCSA - Daily Highlights - May 25, 2018 - PLASMAT Combines Cold Atmospheric Plasma with Electro or Photoporation to Kill Cancer Cells
(Wcsa.world) Purdue University is reporting on a new method of targeting cancer cells, developed by scientists in its Nuclear Engineering department. Dubbed PLASMAT, the technique combines cold atmospheric plasma, an ionized gas that brings with it active oxygen or nitrogen species, and either laser-based or electric-based way of opening the membranes of cells.
WCSA - Daily Highlights - May 25, 2018 - FDA Clears FlowTriever, First Device to Pull Blood Clots from Lungs
(Wcsa.world) Inari Medical of Irvine, California won the first FDA clearance for a thrombectomy device to be used for treatment of pulmonary embolisms.
WCSA - Old Events - May 25, 2018 - Original "Star Wars" movie directed by George Lucas and starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford first released in 1977
(Wcsa.world) Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas. It depicts the adventures of characters "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away".
WCSA - Daily Highlighs - May 24, 2018 - App Interprets Cries of Infants to Help Deaf People Raise Kids
(Wcsa.world) Being deaf while raising a child can be a serious challenge, in part because it’s impossible to know when your child is crying and to understand what that crying is supposed to imply.