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Researchers Use Drones To Help Find The Best Biofuel

04/22/2016, Go to the supermarket and sometimes you’ll find that there are different types of oranges. Just because they are oranges doesn’t make them all equal. Some species of oranges are grown to be seedless, some are grown to be bigger, some are grown to be...

Researchers Accidentally Create Long-Lasting Batteries

04/21/2016, While battery size does matter since it also helps determine how long a device will be able to last before requiring a charge, battery lifespan also matters because what’s the point of having a 5,000mAh battery if the charge won’t hold and starts...

Duck Waddles Again Thanks To 3D Printed Feet

04/19/2016, The wonders of 3D printing cannot be understated, especially if it gives a new lease of life to humans who have lost their limbs through an accident or other circumstances. What then, should be done about animals that would be able to live their lives...

Electronic Tattoo Transforms Skin Into A Display

04/18/2016, Having a tattoo can be deemed to be an irreversible decision, and for some of us, we would prefer to tread on the safe side of things, and use an app to preview just how a tattoo would look like on our skins. Well, here is something that is different...

Robotic Snake Helps To Plug Leaks Underwater

04/18/2016, Robots have certainly come a long way in their technological prowess, and they have also been “employed” to perform a variety of tasks as we have seen so far – including that of serving hotel guests or even customers at a restaurant. Having said...

Researchers Create A Flexible Camera

04/18/2016, Pretty much all cameras we see today are fixed in the sense that it takes a photo of whatever it is looking at. While there are 360-degree cameras, they are also to a certain extent “fixed” in their position. However over at the Columbia...

Expandable Habitat Installed On The International Space Station

04/17/2016, When you are trying to renovate your home, it isn’t too difficult if you want to make one room bigger, or if you have a piece of landed property, you could potentially make your home bigger by expanding it. Over in space, it isn’t as straightforward...

Smart ‘Scalpel’ Could Make Brain Tumor Surgery Safer

04/17/2016, The brain is a delicate organ which means that during brain surgery, one wrong move could end in disastrous results. However a scientist by the name of David Oliva Uribe has recently developed what he is calling a smart ‘scalpel’ that could make...

Carbon Fiber Strands Will Help Protect Buildings From Earthquakes

04/13/2016, Due to Japan being situated in a volcanic zone on the Pacific Ring of Fire, earthquakes tend to happen every now and then. This is why if you were to visit Japan, you will realize that many of their buildings are outfitted with engineering features that...

Bipedal Robot Vacuums Your Stairs As It Walks

04/12/2016, Alphabet, which is a name associated with Google, has been said to be mulling over the possible sale of Boston Dynamics, the arm that churns out some pretty useful robots. Well, other than the more well known models like the Atlas robot, are there any...

WindSonic Robot Can Figure Out Who Farted

04/12/2016, Have you ever entered an elevator, and on the way up to the 10th floor, you (and the rest of the people) cringe your nose, as someone has let loose a fart that stinks to the high heavens? Unfortunately, the culprit too, in an effort to maintain his or her...

US Military Developing Vaccine That Can Adapt To New Viruses

04/11/2016, There are vaccines for all kinds of diseases. For example when traveling to certain parts of the world, it is a requirement for you to get vaccinated against certain types of diseases. However these vaccines are usually disease-specific, meaning that if...

Metal Foam Armor Makes Short Work Of Bullets

04/08/2016, There was a point in time when sheer firepower or having a gun proved to be the deciding factor in a straight up “fight” between two people, and if you had a knife, surely you would be picked off from a distance in the sight of a sharpshooter. Well,...

NASA To Build Exoplanet Searching Tool

03/29/2016, What happens when you have some of the very best brains around, with a healthy budget to play with, merged with the sense of adventure to look out for what lies beyond? Well, NASA has all of the above qualities as an organization, and they are investing...