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Scientists Create Water Strider-Like Robot That Can Jump On Water

07/31/2015, Remember a few years ago, scientists created a robot that had the ability to jump on water? That particular robot was created by scientists at China’s Harbin Institute of Technology, and it looks like scientists at the Seoul National University and...

Comet Probe Detects Several Key Ingredients For Life

07/30/2015, Is there life out there, beyond that of planet Earth? Some might say yes, others are not too sure, while even others claim that there is no chance of life being supported outside of our planet. In fact, a NASA scientist has claimed that there are 1...

Robot Aces Self-Awareness Test

07/29/2015, Do not get too excited about this particular bit of news that a robot has passed a self-awareness test for the first time, as we are still very far away from that kind of self-awareness like that of Skynet or JARVIS from Iron Man. Still, it is quite an...

Anti-Drunk Driving Technology Receives US Senate Backing

07/27/2015, We did make mention of the DADSS (Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety) system before just early last month, but it seems that DADSS is about to play a far larger role in society in due time. New York Senator Chuck Schumer announced on Sunday that...

The SALt Lamp Runs On Two Teaspoons Of Salt And A Glass Of Water

07/27/2015, It is unfortunate but there are parts of the world where getting access to running and stable electricity is not possible, meaning that when it is at night, getting light isn’t as easy as flicking on a switch. While there are methods such as using...

Giant Wall Of Fans Will Suck Carbon Dioxide And Turn It Into Fuel

07/27/2015, The materials we take to power our homes, our cars, our factories, and so on are limited which means that there will come a day when we run out of them. This is why companies are starting to turn to more sustainable ways of generating power, like with...

NASA Scientist: 1 Billion ‘Earths’ And Counting

07/24/2015, While NASA might have made news after discovering earth’s ‘close cousin’, it seems that there is more than meets the eye. Apparently, there are a billion other planets in this side of the galaxy alone just like earth, orbiting around what can be...

Plastic Roads Could Be The Way Of The Future

07/20/2015, For the most part, roads these days are typically built using asphalt, however a construction company by the name of VolkerWessels has decided that maybe we have been doing it all wrong, and that maybe what we really need are roads made out of plastic....

Scientists Deliver Drugs To The Brain Via Remote Control

07/19/2015, In the future, it seems that it might be possible for those suffering from depression, pain, epilepsy, or other neurological problems to have their medication delivered directly to their brain via remote control. This is thanks to the efforts of...

Scientists Successfully Connect The Brains Of Three Monkeys

07/10/2015, There is the say that two heads are better than one, which is basically saying that sometimes it takes more than one person to solve a problem. This is also why in schools they are fostering more teamwork as it is believed that multiple contributions to a...

Frog-Inspired Robot Is Both Hard And Soft

07/09/2015, Most of the time, we would think of robots in the vein of the Terminator – cold, hard metal that is soulless and yet unrelenting. Well, engineers have come up with something that is of the total opposite – and I am referring to this frog-like...

IBM Succeeds In Creating Even Smaller Computer Chips

07/09/2015, Ah, the arms race in the world of semiconductors do seem to involve faster speeds and smaller sizes, but it looked as though that we are approaching a point of diminishing returns in terms of performance as opposed to its size. Perhaps there is a new...