Uzair Ahmed

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Watch The Splashdown Test Of Boeing's Astronaut Capsule

A watery success<p>There’s no point in sending people to space if they can’t survive the landing. While the early days of space testing are littered with the ghosts of animals who entered orbit before humans, modern testing makes sure the capsule can survive the trip back to Earth <i>before</i> putting …

This Mask Lets You Smell The Rainbow

A DIY project that simulates synesthesia<p>What if you could smell fuchsia or taste the sound of a flute? For people who have synesthesia, these types of sensory associations happen every day. Zachary Howard, an aerospace engineer and an artist-in-residence at Autodesk, wanted to experience …

Party On Autopilot With The Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo

Mercedes’ newest concept car is autonomous and rocks holographic displays<p>The impending arrival of autonomous vehicles has a lot of engineers wondering: What will the interior of a smart car look like without the steering wheel, pedals, and gauges? And what will we do with ourselves if we’re not …

Relatives of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi land in Canada to start new life

The uncle and cousins of the three-year-old whose drowning brought worldwide attention to the refugee crisis have arrived in Vancouver<p>• Help refugees by donating to the Guardian and Observer charity appeal<p>Relatives of a Syrian boy whose lifeless body washed up on a Turkish beach, sparking worldwide …

Canada

California Robot Is Teaching Itself to Walk Like a Human Toddler

Will robots soon be able to teach themselves ... everything?<p>There's a robot in California teaching itself to walk. Its name is Darwin, and like a toddler, it teeters back and forth, trying and falling, and then trying again before getting it right — all in a UC Berkeley lab.<p>But it's not actually …

Robotics