A graduate student has created the first man-made biological leaf. It absorbs water and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen just like a plant. He did this by suspending chloroplasts in a mixture made out of silk protein. He believed it can be used for many things but the most striking one is the thought that it could be used for long distance space travel. Plants do not grow in space, but this synthetic material can be used to produce oxygen in a hostile environment. (Video)
The Witcher Dev and Dark Horse Comics Announce “The Witcher House of Glass"
The Witcher developer CD Projekt RED and Dark Horse Comics has announced the release of The Witcher House of Glass, which is the combined story of a plot that spanned across five issues.
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Star Wars: Episode VII Will Be “More Fiery and Messy”
Star Wars: Episode VII actor, Oscar Isaac (whose role has yet to be revealed) has hinted that the new addition to the Star Wars saga will embrace the spirit of the original trilogy whilst also being “more fiery and messy.”
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Nintendo’s New 3DS Launches Only in Japan / Australia This Year
Nintendo UK has confirmed that its recently announced New 3DS family will release only in Japan and Australia this year, with additional confirmation that the new range of 3DS handhelds will be region-locked.
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100 Million People Actively Use Steam
It has been revealed that Valve Corporation’s digital distribution client, Steam, has reached the milestone of 100 million active users, which is 25 million more since the beginning of the year.
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"Radical" Changes Promised in Watch_Dogs Sequel
Watch_Dogs developer Ubisoft Montreal has revealed that it has high ambitions for the sequel of Ubisoft’s new franchise, promising that a series of “radical” changes will tackle the first game’s flaws and problems.
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Xbox One Launches in China at Month’s End
Microsoft’s recently delayed launch of the Xbox One in China has been given a new release date of next week, inviting a quizzical raise of the eyebrow towards Microsoft’s previously mentioned “end of this year” promise.
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Big Boss Gets His Own Dog
During this year’s Tokyo Game Show it was revealed that Big Boss, the predecessor to Solid Snake, would be getting his very own dog in the latest addition to the Metal Gear Solid franchise, Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain.
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Former NYC Mayor Defends Activision from Manuel Noriega Lawsuit
Call of Duty: Black Ops II publisher Activision and its attorneys, led by former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani, have filed to dismiss Noriega’s suit over his likeness in the Black Ops sequel.
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