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Peugeot redesigns the endurance off-road racer with the 3008DKR Maxi

Peugeot has a remarkable history in off-road competition, having three times created a team that has swept all before it at the highest level. The …

Motorsport

ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle showcases active safety systems

Active safety features are advancing rapidly, and suppliers are always looking to outdo the competition. ZF Friedrichshafen is known for gearboxes, …

Transportation

Opus Outback off-road camper takes inflatable comfort farther afield

For a few years now, we've been admiring Opus' line of cozy pop-up campers and add-on equipment like motorcycle cranes and inflatable hardware. Now …

LED Lighting

Chinese scientists genetically engineer purple rice rich in antioxidants

Plain white rice is pretty nutritionally empty, so if you want something a little healthier, it's probably worth sticking to other varieties like …

Biology

Graphene-based dialysis membrane filters 10 times faster than current materials

It can be 10 times stronger than steel, is light and superconductive, and is being used to revolutionize everything from lightbulbs to the internet. …

Engineering

Canon EOS 6D Mk II packs 26-MP sensor, 45-point autofocus

Canon has given its smallest, lightest full-frame camera a much-needed overhaul. The new EOS 6D MkII maintains the enthusiast-focused feature set of …

Cameras

Gecko-inspired robot grippers to grab up space debris

There have been numerous ideas floated for the best way to clean up space debris, and the latest comes from researchers at Stanford University and …

Robotics

Purifying water with swimming, bacteria-hunting microbots

In the future, contaminated water may be made drinkable not through the addition of harsh chemicals, but by pouring in a bucket of swimming robots …

E.coli

Pyyros takes modular approach to survival multitools

A bright torch and quality multitool are crucial parts of any camping kit and Tennessee-based Pyyros has taken a modular approach to its eponymous …

Cool Stuff

Is the "NotPetya" ransomware a Russian cyberattack in disguise?

As Tuesday's ransomware attack continues to spread around the world, several security analysts are saying that this virus may not be ransomware after …

Cybersecurity

BAC brings aerodynamic color to its "Art Car" Mono

In a world of big-bodied sedans and SUVs, the light, minimalist BAC Mono is a standout piece of art in itself. As it turns out, it also makes an …

Autos

Probiotic brew brings new meaning to "beer gut"

When it comes to foods that are a good source of probiotics, we often think of things like yogurt and dark chocolate. Beer, though? Not so much, as …

Nutrition

Sensitive snouts may have helped dinosaurs court mates and pick at flesh

Evidence of blood vessels and nerves in the head of dinosaur fossils has generally been hard to come by. But using advanced imaging techniques, …

Dinosaurs

Light-sensitive device walks like a worm

Led by Prof. Dick Broer, scientists from the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology and America's Kent State University have created what …

Robotics

Blueye's underwater drone is good to go deep

While still not as plentiful as their aerial cousins, there are now several underwater drones that are either in development or production. …

Drones

Boaty McBoatface conquers the Antarctic depths

Boaty McBoatface, arguably the most famous scientific submersible in the world, has returned to port triumphant after completing its first Antarctic …

Climate Change

Scientists look to breed heat-resistant cows for a hotter planet

The bovine world's answer to Brangelina, the Brangus cow, is a desirable species bred through the 20th century that has proven resistant to heat and …

Agriculture

Self-driving pod delivers groceries to online supermarket customers

Online supermarket Ocado in the closing stages of a two week grocery delivery trial, where customers in residential areas of Greenwich, London, get …

Transportation

Qualcomm enables under display fingerprint scanning for smartphones

Chip giant Qualcomm has announced new fingerprint scanning and authentication technology at Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, technology that should …

Samsung Galaxy S8

Indecisive water can exist as two different liquids

Water is way weirder than you might think. We know it can exist as a solid, liquid and gas, but put it under extreme pressure and it converts into a …

Chemistry

Pillar-less polycarbonate windshield offers a widescreen view

Modern cars are getting safer, but stronger bodies come with a few caveats. Thick a-pillars are great <i>when</i> you have an accident, but they also ruin …

Automotive Engineering

SRT adds a dash of Demon to Challenger Hellcat Widebody

Dodge set the internet alight with the Challenger SRT Demon earlier this year, but it's been busy working on other projects as well. It doesn't get …

Sports Cars

Slow-dancing supermassive black holes are orbiting at a snail's pace

Supermassive black holes lie at the center of most galaxies, but 750 million light-years away, a huge galaxy known as 0402+379 boasts two of them – …

Astrophysics

2017 Monterey Auction Preview 1: 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 (Chassis 1)

The RM Sotheby's press release calls it "the most important Aston Martin ever produced." Only five were made, and between them they won the 24 Hour …

Autos

Token puts credit cards, keys and transit passes on your finger

We have seen smart rings that can pair with your smartphone or offer NFC functionality, but the dream of paying for a coffee or starting your car …

Credit Cards

DB11 becomes the first Aston Martin with a Mercedes-AMG heart

Launched last year, the DB11 was the first Aston Martin to arrive after the brand began its technical partnership with Mercedes-AMG. The shared …

Trucks

Microneedle patches deliver pain-free flu vaccine

Getting an injection is on the bottom of everybody's list of favorite things, but now a more bearable alternative is another step closer to reality. …

Medicine

Ransomware outbreak worse than WannaCry is affecting computers worldwide

A new ransomware outbreak is causing mayhem around the world, compromising banks, airports, energy suppliers, and even shutting down automated …

Security

Rezvani switches gears from track-ready sports cars to trail-ready utility vehicle

Rezvani has made a name for itself unleashing one powerful beast after another onto the streets. Now it's preparing to set a new beast free in the …

Trucks

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 to get Goodwood off to a powerful start

Having wasted the early 2000s building soft, wallowing luxury cars for retirees, a healthy injection of Tata cash has given Jaguar a new lease on …

Autos