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Pulley System Incorporated In Bionic Arm

09/29/2014, When it comes to the Six Million Dollar Man fictional character that we have come to know of in the past, that was a huge sum of money back then – and pretty believable too, at least for a starry eyed 7 year old. However, the constant threat of...

Mantis Shrimps ‘See’ Cancer, Is Inspiration For New Camera

09/29/2014, Nature is truly an inspiration for budding scientists everywhere – otherwise, how else would ordinary man get the inspiration to actually take to the skies in the past, so much so that we have been living in the jet age for quite the longest time...

Cloaking Device Developed By University Of Rochester Researchers

09/28/2014, While there are no more immediate Harry Potter movies to look forward to at the moment, this does not mean the world of Harry Potter has come to a grinding halt – there are segments of a theme park dedicated to it, not to mention having the presence...

Robot Octopus Swims In A Rather Realistic Manner

09/25/2014, Robots do seem to get plenty of attention in recent times, ranging from a soft robot fabric to that of a robot which is “smart” enough to be able to fly a flight simulator. Having said that, there are many ways for robots to move around, be they in a...

Collected Data Is A Double Edged Sword

09/24/2014, “There’s an app for that”, and this is the mantra that modern day smartphone and tablet proponents continue to tout. However, what if there was an app out there which would be able to inform would-be thieves of the best places when it comes to...

Maglev Train Tested, Hits 500kph In Japan

09/24/2014, The shinkansen, or bullet train as it is commonly known, is one of the unique characteristics of Japan when it comes to traveling across the country in comfort and speed. There has been tests to deliver faster and faster trains, and the Central Japan...

World’s First 3D Printed ‘Band’

09/24/2014, While 3D printing has certainly advanced by leaps and bounds over the years, there are still limitations involved. For instance, you cannot fully print out an electric car, as there are bits and pieces here and there which need to rely on traditional...

RFID Technology Allows Robots To Search For Household Objects

09/23/2014, Robots are pretty useful to have around, but they can prove to be rather tricky to program in order to handle everyday tasks, going to show how complex and wonderfully created our brains are. Mobile robots do prove their worth in homes if they could be...

Nanoscience Could Lead To Better Wine

09/22/2014, It does look as though robots are starting to get better and better at what we humans normally do, ranging from running a restaurant to actually having a far better sense of touch and dexterity compared to previous generation robots. Having said that,...

Japan Looks To Build Space Elevator

09/22/2014, In February earlier this year, we brought you word that there might be a more affordable way to transport people to space and back which does not require a spacecraft, and neither will it burn as much fuel along the way. That was the idea of a space...

Engine Firing Test Completed For India’s Low-Cost Mars Mission

09/22/2014, One particular indicator that a country is ready to move forward to the next level of technological advancement would be space travel and exploration – and while the U.S. and Russia kicked things off with the race to the moon in the 1960s, here we...

Potential Breakthrough In “Electronic Nose”

09/22/2014, It looks like researchers have come across a new method that will pave the way for an extremely sensitive chemical sensor that will be based on the crystalline flaws in graphene sheets. Such imperfections will feature special electronic properties which...

Aurora Helps The Blind To Get Around

09/22/2014, If you ask me, there is nothing better than to have a lovely guide dog help the blind around. Not only does it offer companionship, it also doubles up as a blind person’s security guard in certain situations. Well, what happens when you are not exactly...