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Robot Writer Publishes Earthquake Story On LA Times

03/18/2014, The world is full of firsts, and this time around, the Los Angeles Times happens to be the first newspaper in the world to publish a story concerning an earthquake which did send some TV anchors scurrying away, courtesy of a robot writer. This is made...

Bionic Plants Could Be Future Of Home Power

03/17/2014, Remember the scene from Iron Man 3, where Maya Hansen, the brains behind Extremis, actually had one of her plants blow up after being tampered with by Tony Stark’s bodyguard? Something like that might actually happen in the future with the latest...

Roboclams To Function As Smart Anchors

03/13/2014, Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, or so the saying goes, and when it comes to the realm of science, why reinvent the wheel when nature already provides us with the relevant examples of how to run things efficiently? Want to fly? Look to the...

Soft Robotic Fish Could Fool You Into Thinking It Is Real

03/13/2014, We have talked about robotic fish in the past, so this particular area of development is far from new and unchartered. However, what we have seen so far in the past pales in comparison to this latest invention from MIT researchers, as this new robotic...

3D Acoustic Cloaking Device Built

03/12/2014, Cloaking devices for the physical world has been tested and dabbled with in the past, but Duke engineers have come up with something along the lines of cloaking, albeit it is not in a physical sense. They have managed to build what is deemed to be the...

Smart Pedestrian Crossings That Detect Crowds Tested In London

03/11/2014, London, one of the cosmopolitan cities in the world, looks set to be the first of its kind to feature smart pedestrian crossings that is capable of detecting just how large a crowd is. This particular technology is being prepared to be introduced in the...

Foldscope The ‘Origami’ Microscope

03/11/2014, Most of us would think that a microscope is not something that is cheap, so it should always be handled with care. Apart from that, knowing how to use a microscope, as in being able to understand what you’re seeing too, is extremely important. Manu...

One Armed Ping Pong Robot Hopes To Dispatch Off Opponents With Ease

03/09/2014, Robots might not be in line to take over the world from us humans (yet), but this does not mean that they are not biding their time. After all, robots have certainly helped us out in the industrialization of the nations. Just take a stroll through any...

Boy Hears For First Time Thanks To Brain Implant

03/07/2014, A brain implant in Alex Frederick’s brain has allowed the little boy to hear for the first time in his 17 months of living, thanks to the presence of a brain implant that was performed in a Boston hospital. This particular device has yet to be...

Robotic Prosthesis Turns Man Into Extra Skilled Drummer

03/06/2014, What would you do if you were to grow an extra limb? Embrace the oddity as well as advantage of it all, of course! Jason Barnes from Atlanta who had his right arm amputated from below the elbow two years back was on the receiving end of a robotic...

Are Hoverboards Real? This Video Wants Us To Think So!

03/04/2014, Are hover boards real? That was what Back to the Future II’s director claimed back in 1989. Safe to say it wasn’t true, but it did serve as a promotional tool for the movie. In fact fast forward to today, many of us are still waiting on hoverboards to...

Goodyear SUV Concept Tire

03/04/2014, Do you ever wonder just how important the four tires on your car or vehicle is? The amount of contact that it comes with on the asphalt is phenomenally small in comparison to the rest of the vehicle, and yet it would be all four tires that ensure you...

Predicatables: Fortune Teller On Your Wrist

03/03/2014, Do you know someone who reads tea leaves, or swears by the accuracy of geomancy? Well, Israeli designer Dor Tal has reason to believe that humanity has arrived at a particular tipping point in our long and storied history, where fortunetelling could not...

Robot Attendant At Full Service Gas Station?

03/03/2014, Do you think that you have grown up in an environment where everything is so convenient, so much so that you are upset when you need to do something by yourself instead of an automated process happening? Sten Corfitsen, an entrepreneur in Sweden,...