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Wireless Eye Replacement Idea Gets The Nod

12/02/2014, Have you seen the classic Six Million Dollar Man series in the past? That was certainly quite a hoot actually, and it does seem to be an impossibility these days when one takes into consideration that $6 million is not going to get one very far in terms...

Sonar Watch Could Help The Blind Get Around

12/01/2014, “As blind as a bat”, or so the saying goes, but then again bats do not rely on their eyes to get around, but rather, would prefer to settle for the wonders of echolocation. Well, this unique form of sonar has also proven to be the inspiration for...

New Material Reflects Sunlight, Radiates Internal Heat

12/01/2014, Now here is a spanking new high-tech material that is being developed by engineers who happen to hail from the University of Stanford, where it will be able to cool down buildings through the reflection of sunlight as well as having it radiate internal...

Robot Trucks Perform Tasks Shunned By Australians

11/19/2014, I know that robots do have their fair share of advantages when it comes to helping out us humans with our everyday tasks, since they do not complain and neither will they go on strike. In fact, once they are programmed to do whatever we want them to do,...

Google’s AI Software To Describe Photo Content More Accurately

11/18/2014, It seems that the world of artificial intelligence is set to gain another leap forward, where the brilliant minds over at Google have come up with a new generation of artificial intelligence software which will be able to describe the contents of...

ABB Robotics Work On Katana Wielding Robots

11/18/2014, A robot is a double edged sword (pun not intended in this particular case) – where some of them can function as a barista, while others end up as a robot sentry. A Swiss robotics company has come up with a couple of katana-wielding robots, where the...

Glaucoma Could Be Diagnosed By Watching TV

11/12/2014, I would go out on a limb here and mention that many of us would have grown up having watched more TV than recommended, much to the chagrin of or parents. Well, it would not be uncommon to hear that watching too much TV is good for your eyes, but it seems...

Microbots Could Feature Muscles That Mimic Those In Humans

11/12/2014, Robots with muscles, now this is definitely not the kind of scenario that is going to bring comfort to those who are afraid of a robotic apocalypse. After all, if a robot can already mimic a crane stance from the classic Karate Kid movie, it might be...

Robot Offers Illusion Of “Presence”

11/10/2014, The thought of having a ghost roam around your home, or over at the place that you work, can be a frightful one for the weak of heart. What happens when robots and ghosts cross over into each other’s worlds? That is the theoretical question which has...

Google Genomics To Store Your Genome Online

11/07/2014, Google might primarily be seen by many to be a company that deals with search, as well as having made a huge impact in the world of smartphones thanks to its mobile operating system known as Android, but one thing is for sure – they are not the kind...

Lasers Could Be Used To Blast Junk In Space

11/06/2014, The earth is right now creaking under the weight of close to 7 billion people, and it goes without saying that the more one consumes, the more there is a need to be able to dispatch of such trash in a prime and proper manner. Landfills are fast running...

Dead Body Photos On 4chan Led To Arrest Of Suspect

11/06/2014, It does look as though the digital trail of evidence will continue to play a growing and important role when it comes to solving crimes, or at the very least indicting the faces of suspects in an investigation. Take for instance, this particular moment...

Second SpaceShipTwo Construction Set To Go Ahead

11/04/2014, Virgin Galactic LLC intends to continue with the building of a second SpaceShipTwo, which might be interpreted by some as a never-give-up spirit, taking into consideration how the first SpaceShipTwo model crashed not too long ago last Friday, killing the...

“Invisible” Car Could Arrive In The Future

11/03/2014, What is your idea of the future like? Will we ever get flying cars to help us arrive at our destination faster than ever before? I doubt, taking into consideration how accidents already happen with lines guiding our vehicles on the road at the moment,...