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Robots, harpoons could clean up space junk

Nets, harpoons and suicide robots could become weapons of choice to hunt down the space junk threatening crucial communications satellites currently …

Space

Motorway of the future uses glow-in-the dark road paint

<b>While carmakers have raced to add the latest technologies to their vehicles, the roads they drive on have arguably failed to evolve at the same pace.</b><p>Now, an odd couple based in the Netherlands hope to change that with visions of self-illuminating weather warning signs painted on to the tarmac, and …

“La Rafle” Tells A Story Of A Terrible, Little-Documented Part Of France’s History

Director Rose Bosch turned years of difficult research into “La Rafle (The Round Up),” the story of France’s shameful WWII moment.<p>The French film <i>La Rafle (The Round Up)</i> was a box office hit and the first film in France to address the summer day in 1942 when some 13,000 Jews were rounded up by …

France

Are human head transplants possible? - ExtremeTech

By on July 1, 2013 at 3:56 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A bold project has just been …

Central Nervous System

Real-Life True Blood: Synthetic Blood Is Coming — And So Are a Host of Potential Complications

Season 6 of HBO's vampire drama <i>True Blood</i> premieres on Sunday night, presumably following up on last year's cliffhanger where the factory that …

Drone Spying Capabilities Are About To Take Another Huge Leap

Developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and BAE Systems, The $18.5 million Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System (ARGUS) program will be the most advanced surveillance system in the sky.<p>Once attached under an unmanned aerial vehicle, an ARGUS camera …

Drones

Robot surgeons will worm into your brain to bust deadly blood clots

Vanderbilt University professors have developed a steerable robotic needle that can perform surgery on parts of the human brain that were previously considered too dangerous for physical intervention. Specifically aimed at relieving the effects of cranial blood clots, which have a 40 percent …

How To Create Your Own Custom URL Shortener

<b>Updated with new information in August 2014</b><p>If you follow TNW on social media sites like Twitter, Google+ or Facebook, you’ll have noticed that rather than use the full, ugly ol’ URL found in the address bar, we use a nice friendly shortened one like tnw.to/c0buZ. If you don’t follow us in these …