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Technology Breakthroughs

21Oct 16
Biking at night? This glow-in-the-dark path might help

Biking at night? This glow-in-the-dark path might help

Getting around at night just got a lot easier for cyclists in one town in Poland. The town of Lidzbark Warminski in northern Poland unveiled a new glow-in-the-dark bicycle lane this month. During the day, sunlight charges special particles in the asphalt, and then those particles — called “luminophores” — become beautiful blue lights when the sun…

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07Jul 19

A breakthrough in transplant medicine

It’s a first: Scientists at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel have created a human heart using a 3D printer. Engineered from human cells obtained via biopsies, the heart…

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Young readers are fascinated by technological innovation, and the series Technology Breakthroughs explores key advances that have shaped history and society. Each book features 12 of the most influential technology breakthroughs in a particular arena, covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live. This informative series offers a fresh perspective on life-changing technological advancements throughout history and today.

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