11 Amazing Historical Snapshots From One of the World's Best Archives

The J. Paul Getty Museum is home to troves of fascinating historical artifacts. And last week, the museum announced a project to give the public unfettered access to it. The Open Content Program makes 4,600 high-resolution images available for free and for any use whatsoever. Here are 11 gems to help begin your… »8/19/13 9:01am8/19/13 9:01am

A Love Story Edited From Stock Footage Is Your Tearjerker of the Day

Last year ad agency AlmapBBDO tugged at our heart strings with an animated love story assembled from over 5,000 Getty stock photos. And this year the agency's back with an even sappier tale of love edited together from a seemingly endless run of perfectly matched clips harvested from Getty's stock footage archive. »5/30/13 3:25pm5/30/13 3:25pm

Soon, Your Vaccinations Will Be Arriving Via Email

Craig Venter, the über-DNA jockey who quietly sequenced the human genome using his own DNA, then made "synthetic life" by outfitting a gutted bacterium with homemade genes, says his next trick will be emailing biological molecules, using 3D biological printers. The move that could revolutionise healthcare - and… »10/22/12 8:16am10/22/12 8:16am

New Patent Could Saddle 3D Printers With DRM

One of the greatest benefits of 3D printing technology - the ability to make replacements or parts for household objects like toys, utensils and gadgets - may be denied to US citizens thanks to the granting of a sweeping patent that prevents the printing of unauthorised 3D designs. It has all the makings of the… »10/18/12 4:52am10/18/12 4:52am