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Companies hope vests will ease burden for assembly 2019-01-31 13:13:13Ford Motor Co. and other manufacturers want to help their workers take a load off. Or at least make it easier to lift a load up.

Under-road heating system to keep highways ice-free 2019-01-30 07:11:22Under-road heating that melts ice and snow within 15 minutes and real-time information about icy road conditions could help prevent wintertime acciden

Flying taxis within five years? Not likely 2019-01-29 07:30:02When the American aerospace company Bell Nexus unveiled an air taxi at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this month it breathed new lif

Smart technology could hold key to safer winter 2019-01-28 09:00:02A Heriot-Watt spin-out company is using smart technology to help safeguard Scotland's roads and possibly bring an end to pot-holes.

Boeing pilotless air taxi lifts off the ground, 2019-01-25 15:00:01Boeing offered a glance at a futuristic alternative to crowded freeways when its prototype autonomous air taxi—essentially a flying car with no

IBM launches commercial quantum computing – we're not 2019-01-25 09:50:01IBM recently unveiled what it claimed was the world's first commercial quantum computer. While the announcement of the Q System One wasn't scientifi

Self-driving cars: why we can't expect them to 2019-01-24 11:25:09Ever since companies began developing self-driving cars, people have asked how designers will address the moral question of who a self-driving car sho

DARPA prototype reflectarray antenna offers high performance in 2019-01-23 10:10:23DARPA's Radio Frequency Risk Reduction Deployment Demonstration (R3D2) is set for launch in late February to space-qualify a new type of membrane ref

Waymo revs up self-driving car making near Motor 2019-01-22 11:07:18Waymo on Tuesday announced it will rev up its self-driving car production by establishing a factory devoted exclusively to mass production of autonomo

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Graphene Patches Monitor Health 2019-02-19 01:00:00Graphene Flagship has developed a selection of graphene-based wearables that communicate with a smartphone to monitor health and sun exposure.

TCL Patents Smartphone Bracelet 2019-02-18 19:00:00A new foldable smartphone patent from TCL shows a device flexible enough to fold into a smartwatch.

Ceramic Aerogel Withstands Extreme Heat 2019-02-18 13:00:00A sturdy ceramic aerogel able to withstand extreme temperatures could be used as an insulation for spaceships.

Zuum Hover Shoes 2019-02-18 01:00:00The Zuum self-balancing hover shoes offer a fun and ultra-portable means of personal transport.

Bird-Inspired Leonardo Drone 2019-02-17 19:00:00The bird-inspired Leonardo drone relies on a pair of thrusters to help it keep its feet.

Pacum Packable Compression Vacuum 2019-02-17 07:00:00The tiny Pacum compression bag vacuum invention can double the space in your suitcase.

Graphene Based E-Nose Could Sniff out Cancer 2019-02-17 01:00:00A graphene-based biosensor able to detect lung cancer in breath samples could offer more accuracy than previous e-nose devices.

Wearable Respiration Monitor Made from a Craft Toy 2019-02-16 13:00:00A wearable respiration monitor inspired by Shrinky Dinks offers a simple and affordable way to measure air intake.

Non-Toxic Fire Retardant 2019-02-16 07:00:00An eco-friendly fire retardant coating made of renewable, non-toxic materials could provide even better fire protection than current options.

Simple Wave Device Generates Clean Energy 2019-02-16 01:00:00A sturdy and inexpensive wave generator could be deployed in fleets to power thousands of homes.

Solar-Powered Electronic Skin 2019-02-15 19:00:00An electronic skin able to gather and store solar power could pave the way to solar-powered prosthetics and wearable electronics.

AntBot Navigates by the Sun and Steps 2019-02-15 07:00:00Instead of GPS, the AntBot navigates by following the sun and counting its steps.

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Despite being dead 110m years, spider fossils’ eyes 2019-02-18 05:20:55While a fossilised spider is a rare enough find in itself, a recent discovery uncovered creatures whose eyes still glow in the dark. The post Despit

Almost half of third-level students studying computing don’t 2019-02-14 08:46:34A new report has found that 45pc of students doing computing courses don’t go on to finish them, while men are more likely to drop out than wome

First and last photo of Opportunity rover on 2019-02-14 07:25:33After 15 years of roaming the surface of Mars, NASA’s Opportunity rover has finally shut off, despite the best efforts of scientists back on Ear

41 new STEM outreach projects to get €3.6m 2019-02-14 06:14:02SFI has revealed that 41 new projects will be funded to support STEM outreach, in addition to 11 previous ones getting renewed financial backing. The

Why ‘old’ sperm might be the answer to 2019-02-14 04:00:35Researchers analysing the offspring of zebrafish from differently aged sperm showed that those conceived using ‘old’ sperm lived longer. T

How do we get people to care about 2019-02-13 10:30:40It’s our job to ensure everyone realises the power they have over their energy usage, writes Joe Devlin of Elastic Energy. The post How do we ge

Scientists prove mighty ‘megalodon’ shark not killed off 2019-02-13 06:37:05It seems that one of the most fearsome sharks to ever roam the planet was killed off 1m years earlier than we originally thought. The post Scientists

‘Quick for a palaeontologist is painfully slow on 2019-02-13 05:00:05Highly accomplished palaeontologist Prof Mike Benton of the University of Bristol gives insight into the life of a ‘dinosaur hunter’. The

Infographic shows which bugs will likely die off 2019-02-12 07:11:17The world’s insect population could be entirely erased by the end of the century, according to new research, but which species are most threaten

Origin of Newgrange, Stonehenge and other sites pinpointed 2019-02-12 05:34:47A Swedish researcher has dated many of Europe’s famous megalithic sites, such as Newgrange, to find their design comes from one specific region.

Exciting new CRISPR-CasX variant could be ‘Swiss army 2019-02-05 08:15:56CRISPR-Cas9 has revolutionised gene editing, but a new variant of the technology may be far superior. The post Exciting new CRISPR-CasX variant could

Familiar Irish sight unexpectedly discovered in Namibian desert 2019-02-05 06:17:02An unexpected discovery in a Namibian desert has led geologists to find traces of ancient ice age movement in plain sight. The post Familiar Irish sig


Watch a Self-Driving Car Obey Police Hand Signals 2019-02-21 17:10:50 Palm Reading For autonomous vehicles that rely on smooth roads and clear signals, a broken traffic light could conceivably pose a major problem. To g

“Holy Herb” Shows Promise as Alzheimer’s Treatment 2019-02-21 16:40:21 Old Medicine The name native California tribes gave to the plant Eriodictyon californicum — “Yerba santa” — translates to&nbs

NASA Warns SpaceX and Boeing About Safety Flaws 2019-02-21 16:11:10 Back to the Basics Both Boeing and SpaceX are working to develop tools for NASA to use in upcoming crewed missions from the International Space Stati

China Unveils the World’s First Female AI News 2019-02-21 15:35:52 A New Woman On Tuesday, China’s state-run news outlet Xinhua announced the latest addition to its news team: Xin Xiaomeng. But Xin never went t

Mark Zuckerberg Insists That Facebook Promotes Privacy 2019-02-21 15:15:56 Zuck Stop Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to know that Facebook truly values privacy. So much so, he says, that it practically invented the whole

NASA Lander Now Provides Daily Martian Weather Reports 2019-02-21 15:12:42 Weather Report The temperature at Mars’ Elysium Planitia has hovered around a bracing -80 degrees Fahrenheit (-17 degrees Celsius) for the past

NASA’s New Deep-Sea Submarine Could Eventually Look for 2019-02-21 15:12:00 The Hadal Zone Thousands of feet below the surface of Earth’s ocean lies a vast habitat of strange-looking fish, giant jellies, and microscopic

Robots Are Building a Robotics Museum 2019-02-21 14:40:46 Builder Bots In 2022, the Robot Science Museum is expected to officially open in Seoul, South Korea. The museum’s first exhibit, however, will

New Research: Bone Marrow Transplants Might Prevent Aging 2019-02-21 14:07:53 Out With The Old There’s new evidence to suggest that transfusions of young tissue can stave off health problems for the elderly. After a trans

Tesla Model 3 Loses Coveted Consumer Reports Recommendation 2019-02-21 13:58:25 Cracking Glass Tesla’s blockbuster of an electric car, the Model 3, has received some glowing reviews. But now the cracks are startin

Scientist Who Gene-Hacked Babies “Likely” Boosted Their Brainpower 2019-02-21 13:22:42 Galaxy Brain When infamous Chinese scientists He Jiankui edited the genes of human twin babies last year, he was reportedly trying to make them immun

Philosopher: AI Can Never Create True Art 2019-02-21 13:10:45 AI Art Robots with artificial intelligence have created paintings and sketches for years — one even sold for almost half a milli

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