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Fitness Technology That Helps the Blind Get Moving - MIT Technology Review

While NASA is working to make drones quieter, one researcher at the University of Nevada, Reno, is using its noise to benefit blind athletes.<p>Eelke …

How We'll Spot the Most Dangerous Asteroids

Zeljko Ivezic has been an astronomer since the third grade. Since becoming an astronomy professor, he's worked on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) to map a quarter of the night sky and catalog more than 500 million objects. Today, Ivezic is the project scientist for the Large Synoptic Survey …

FEMA

Carmakers Copy Human Bones to Build Lighter Autos

Altair Engineering learns from the secrets of the skeletal system to find the best, lightest way to build cars.<p><b>The human skeletal system is a structure</b> millions of years in the making, consisting of bones that handle all the stresses and pressures of a running or contorting human body with optimal …

Engineering

9 Clever Energy Projects from ARPA-E Summit 2013

Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) was inspired by DARPA, the Pentagon's mad-science wing. ARPA-E funds high-risk, potentially high-payoff projects that could radically alter our livesin this case, the way we generate, use, and store

Clean Energy

Going Wireless and Restoring Memories: The Incredible Future of Brain Implants

Neuroprostheses are already bridging the divide between man and machine to treat diseases and allow paralyzed people to move prosthetic limbs. And the next generation of brain-machine interfaces will be even more incredible.<p><b>In some ways, the human brain isn't much</b> different from a computer. Both …

Singularity