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Google says its driverless cars are safer than you

After several years and thousands of miles of testing autonomous cars in California and Nevada, Google finally has something to show for its work – other than driving a blind man to get a taco. According to <i>Technology Review</i>, Chris Urmson, director of Google's self-driving car program, says that …

Google: self-driving cars safer than professional drivers - Roadshow

<b>Google has said that its data reveals self-driving cars are safer than any human driver on the road.</b><p>Speaking at the RoboBusiness robotics conference …

Supersonic jets of the past and the future

A decade since the airliner Concorde last took to the skies, we take a look at whether we will see its record-setting like again.<p>Ten years ago, one of our most iconic planes made its final flight. For around three decades the supersonic roar of Concorde filled our skies. Thanks to its four giant …

Inside Paul Allen’s Plan to Reverse-Engineer the Human Brain | WIRED

In 2003, Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen spent $100 million to build the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. With laser-equipped microscopes …

Brain decoding: how scientists can read your mind – video

This animation shows how researchers are learning how to decode what someone is thinking from an MRI scan of their brain, by identifying subtle patterns of activity associated with viewing particular images. The brain-decoding technology can already provide crude reconstructions of what a subject …

Remote Bomb Detector Uses Sound Waves To Distinguish Between Types Of Explosives

It can tell the difference between high-yield and low-yield explosives at a distance.<p>A new type of bomb detection can sniff out how powerful an explosive is from afar. Devised by researchers at Vanderbilt University, Purdue University and the Colorado School of Mines, it uses a laser vibrometer and …

The “Science” of Wind Turbine Syndrome

You’re going to hate me for this, but I swear it is necessary to prove a point: you are now aware of your tongue.<p>Before reading that sentence, your tongue was quiet happily relaxing in your mouth, taking a break from all that yapping you usually do. Now, though, it is self-consciously touching your …