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Humans Can Now Correct Robots With Brainwaves

Notice an error and your brain will automatically respond.<p>Even robots make mistakes sometimes. That's why researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have built a system while allows robots to be corrected through thought and hand gestures.<p>The system …

Robotics

NASA aims to send robots to the moon

The United States wants to send robotic explorers to the moon as soon as next year as a step toward sending astronauts there for the first time since 1972, a NASA official said Monday.<p>NASA is planning lunar missions beginning next year aimed at developing the capacity for humans to return to the …

Space Exploration

Scientists think a form of bacteria could help make Mars hospitable to humans

From how we’re going to get there to what we’re going to eat once we arrive, there are plenty of angles to consider when it comes to potentially …

Near-Infrared

Electronic skin lets amputees feel pain through their prosthetics

by Kristin Houser June 21, 2018 Enhanced Humans 6376<p>Up until the 20th century, wearing a prosthetic limb wasn’t all that great. They were often …

Prosthetics

The creator of Internet Explorer wants to read your mind with a bracelet

Forget Amazon Echo-style voice controls or touchscreen gestures; controlling a computer with your thoughts is the ultimate way to interface with …

Wearable Tech

The most expensive cars sold at Amelia Island

Last weekend saw the world’s wealthiest car collectors descend on a tiny, 13-mile long stretch of land just off the Floridian coast for the yearly …

Classic Cars

Drax attacks 'costly and unreliable' wind and solar power

Yorkshire-based biomass power plant sparks row within green energy industry after attacking wind and solar<p>Britain’s fleet of wind and solar farms will fail to supply even 1pc of the UK’s power needs “with reasonable regularity”, Drax has claimed, as it argued biomass should be “central” to the UK’s …

Renewable Energy

The Best Way to Get Innovative Ideas From Your Customers

The next time you do market research, try to limit the contact between participants. The less the individuals interact, the more innovative their ideas will be.<p>Your customers have a wealth of ideas for improving your business, but it's likely the secret to getting the most innovative ones has …

Innovation

Top Gun sequel to feature Tom Cruise versus drones storyline

Producer David Ellison confirms follow-up is moving closer to production and admits there is ‘no Top Gun without Maverick’<p>The long-mooted sequel to 80s blockbuster Top Gun will explore the culture clash between old school aviation and the new generation of unmanned drones, according to the film’s …

How to survive long-distance bus travel in the USA

It's not be the fastest or most comfortable way to get around the USA, but bus travel is undoubtedly one of the most affordable. These tips will help …

Ranger Killed, Others Injured in Africa's Oldest National Park

Scores of rangers have been killed in Virunga National Park in recent years. But 2015 had been relatively peaceful.<p>One park ranger is dead and three more are injured in Africa's oldest national park after a recent firefight with rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo.<p>The death marks the first …

Wildlife

How to raise a young family in an African safari camp

TV presenter and conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton reveals the challenges and rewards of bringing up children in Kenya's spectacular Samburu …

Parenting

Quiz: which European beach are you?

It's that time of year again - the sun is shining and the beaches are calling - yes, in the northern hemisphere, it's summer! And what better way to enjoy the European sun than some good old fashioned beach bliss? Europe is undoubtedly blessed with some beautiful coastlines; from hideaway coves …

Travel

Solar Plane Makes Second Attempt to Reach Hawaii

Swiss pilot to fly solo over the same desloate stretch of the Pacific Ocean where Amelia Earhart disappeared.<p>The sunlight-powered plane known as Solar Impulse 2 took off Sunday around 2:00 p.m. ET from Nagoya, Japan, making a second attempt to fly from Asia to Hawaii as part of its of its historic …

Solar Impulse

Oil price slump is choking this OPEC economy

Plunging oil prices are taking a heavy toll on one of Africa's top producers.<p>Nigeria's currency is trading at a record low against the U.S. dollar, the stock market has slumped 15% this year -- making it the worst performer in Africa -- and financial reserves are being depleted.<p>"It's going to be a …

How to encourage investment in Africa's energy sector

Our expert panel suggests how African governments can attract foreign investors to energy projects<p><b>Prioritise the energy sector:</b> Political will goes beyond campaign speeches and rhetoric, governments need to figure out how to fund this sector. They need to look at public private partnerships (PPP), …

Supporting These Organizations Can Help Fight The Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

Today Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that he and his wife are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Last month, Bill Gates announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would give $50 million toward efforts to stop the outbreak, with money …