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A tiny backpack turns a pest into a rescue robot
Disasters can bury survivors in unstable rubble. Finding those victims may one day fall to small robots--but living insects enhanced with electronic parts could do the same job sooner. In 2012, researchers at North Carolina State University steered …Insects
Matheryn Naovaratpong was two years and two months old when she didn't wake up on the morning of April 19th, 2014. She was rushed to a hospital in Bangkok, where doctors discovered an 11 centimeter-long tumor in the left half of her brain. Matheryn—her family called her Einz for short—had …Posthumanism
Elon Musk next to the recently unveiled SpaceX Dragon V2 capsule, designed for human flight.Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Why is Elon Musk so …Space
NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which has spent the past month orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres, managed to snap the highest-resolution images seen to date of the mysterious planetary body, according to the space agency.
Dawn spent the past month in orbit on the dark side of Ceres, but has now managed to …Aeronautics
Putting the "aeronautic" back in NASA
NASA’s Multi-Utility Technology Testbed (MUTT) looks like a kid’s cartoon drawing of an airplane crossed with a stingray, and it comes with the appropriately pet-esque moniker “Buckeye.” The remotely operated flying wing drone will test how wobbly parts work on …NASA
Real Vegan Cheese is made from the same proteins found in cow's milk, but they came from genetically modified yeast. But is it real? Vegan? …Cheese
In September 2013, Hawaiian Electric Co. told thousands of customers they couldn’t connect their new solar panels to its distribution grid. In some …Solar Power
The race for renewable energy has passed a turning point. The world is now adding more capacity for renewable power each year than coal, natural gas, …Energy
• Waterproof underwater housing usable up to 16.4' (5.0 m)
• Meets standard requirements for JIS (Japan Industrial Standards) IPX8 at 0.5 water pressure …
[bc:4173329622001:960:540]Steven Gladstone, of B&H Photo, discusses the exciting new Solo Quadcopter with Colin Guinn from 3D Robotics. Arguably, the …
[bc:4175313954001:960:540]Blackmagic has made a big splash at NAB yet again, by announcing a plethora of new products, chief among them the URSA …
It’s often recommended that photographers keep their gear with them when flying rather than checking it in. If the risk of theft and careless baggage …Cameras
New research raises the prospect that statin-like drugs could be given to the middle-aged to ward off dementia
Alzheimer’s Disease could be prevented or cured by a new drug which reboots the immune system to stop devastating memory loss, scientists believe.
A new study has shown for the first time …Evidence-Based Medicine
It is becoming easier for us to implant microchips into our bodies and augment what we can do. All it takes is a simple injection and human …Film
Seoul City Hall is planning to introduce “vertical farms.”
The farms would be three stories high, with vegetables and crops grown on the …Asia
Shooting your mother-in-law is never going to go down well, but at least this guy kind of has an excuse.
Police say 54-year-old Larry McElroy fired …Armadillo
(ITMO University) Physicists from ITMO University, Ioffe Institute, and Australian National University managed to make homogenous cylindrical objects …Scientific Research
British photographer John Chapple didn't always plan on photographing stunning landscapes around the world, in fact his career started off on a completely different path, working for a news agency in Devon. But now father of two, Chapple says that his love for landscape photography comes a very …Photographers
The UK is opposing an international ban on so-called “killer robots” at a United Nations conference that is this week examining future developments of what are officially termed lethal autonomous weapons systems (Laws).
Experts from the Foreign Office and the Ministry of Defence are participating in …United Kingdom