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Ammunition x Gantri Lamp Collection Illuminates 3D Printing's New! 2020-02-26 09:00:00The lamp maker Gantri partnered with the Silicon Valley design firm Ammunition to produce a new line of greener lighting products.

Your Ad Here—Uber Moves Into Car-Top Digital Billboards New! 2020-02-26 08:00:00Uber's ad program gives drivers a chance to earn more—and gives the ride-hailing company a new revenue stream as it struggles to become profita

The Perma-Viral World of the At-Home Nose Job New! 2020-02-26 08:00:00Nonsurgical cosmetic methods, like nose and face shapers, are all over social media as users chase the perfect selfie—but these rituals are noth

Today's Cartoon: Snakes in a Braid New! 2020-02-26 07:00:00Following beauty tutorials gets trickier when hair has a mind of its own.

Chinese Hospitals Deploy AI to Help Diagnose Covid-19 New! 2020-02-26 07:00:00Software that reads CT lung scans had primarily been used to detect cancer. Now, it's been retooled to look for signs of pneumonia caused by coronavi

The Secret to Enjoying Nature Is … Your New! 2020-02-26 07:00:00I was spending way too much time staring at outdoorsy influencers on Instagram. So I downloaded the iNaturalist app—and stepped outside myself.

Lights\! Camera\! Meeting\! Video Conferencing Gets a Makeover New! 2020-02-26 07:00:00Companies like Zoom and Microsoft are trying to make the remote connections more real—and fun. Trouble is, humans are awkward.

WIRED's 13 Must-Read Books for Spring New! 2020-02-26 07:00:00Spring is a time of renewal—and the best way to renew your fritzed brain is with new books about robots, hackers, and our fraught digital lives.

This Clever Robotic Finger Feels With Light New! 2020-02-26 07:00:00The nerves in human fingertips are great at sensing things. For robots, learning to touch is more complicated.

A Safety Board Faults Tesla and Regulators in 2020-02-25 19:39:31The National Transportation Safety Board says the automaker should restrict use of its Autopilot feature and better detect when drivers are paying att

Covid-19 Will Mark the End of Affluence Politics 2020-02-25 18:55:00The possibility of a global pandemic will reveal our inability to make and distribute the things people need—just in time for a presidential ele

How to Watch Tonight's Democratic Debate in South 2020-02-25 17:40:41It’s the last time candidates will meet on the debate stage before Saturday's South Carolina primary, as well as Super Tuesday.

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Helmet Sensor can Indicate when Concussion has Occured 2020-02-22 13:00:00A Philadelphia-based company has developed a head impact sensor that can be affixed to helmets and indicate when an impact strong enough to cause conc

Supercapacitors Store 10 Times More Energy 2020-02-22 07:00:00Scientists claim they have figured out how to store 10 times more energy than previous supercapacitors, opening the path to creating fast-charging ele

Innovative Technology could Double Solar Efficiency 2020-02-21 13:00:00Researchers in Russia have created a tiny prototype of a super-efficient solar cell using gallium phosphide and nitrogen.

Magnetic Brain Implants 2020-02-21 07:00:00Engineers at Rice University have designed a neural implant called MagNI that can be powered and programmed using an external magnetic field.

New Antibiotics Promise to Combat Resistance 2020-02-20 13:00:00A new type of antibiotic from the glycopeptides family works by blocking the function of the bacterial cell wall.

Heartbeat Laser can Identify You from 100s of 2020-02-19 07:00:00The US military has developed a laser that can identify you based on the unique pattern of your heartbeat, no facial recognition, no gait detection re

O Cubic 2020-02-18 07:00:00O Cubic is a technology that improves the sleeping environment in enclosed spaces by injecting clean air from the outside more quickly through the win

Electricity 'Out of Thin Air' 2020-02-17 13:00:00Scientists have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air.

Surena IV is Iran's Most Advanced Humanoid Robot 2020-02-17 07:00:00The fourth iteration of Iran's Surena robot is capable of mimicking a person's pose, grasping a water bottle, and writing its name on a whiteboard.

Innovative Patch Repairs Damaged Hearts 2020-02-16 07:00:00Heart tissue damaged by heart attached doesn't heal very well, the electrical signaling can be hindered and the pumping action weakened.

Wireless Pill can Target Drug Delivery 2020-02-15 07:00:00Veloce Digital Health is developing an ingestible smart pill called SmartTab that can be wirelessly controlled by a smartphone to release its contents

Look Ahead Goggles Focus Your Attention 2020-02-14 07:00:00Look Ahead Pro Goggles provide an innovative way to enhance your focus when engaging in fast and furious outdoor sports.

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Bobby Healy on his hopes to scale drone New! 2020-02-26 09:09:30Manna Drone Delivery founder Bobby Healy spoke to Siliconrepublic.com about his plans to take drone food delivery beyond UCD's campus and the valuabl

Is imposter syndrome actually a myth? New! 2020-02-26 08:25:00A recent survey found that women are just as confident as men in their abilities at work. Does that mean imposter syndrome isn’t as much of a ch

Strange, non-oxygen-breathing animal poses more questions than answers New! 2020-02-26 07:54:17Researchers have discovered a rather unique creature that doesn’t require oxygen to breathe, but aren’t sure how it generates energy. The

What it means to be a pharmaceutical engineer New! 2020-02-26 06:56:12Paul Dunphy of BMS highlights the most important skills for working as a pharmaceutical engineer. The post What it means to be a pharmaceutical engine

Toyota invests $400m in Pony.ai’s autonomous vehicle tech New! 2020-02-26 06:27:45Toyota aims to deepen the integration of Pony.ai's autonomous driving system with the Japanese motor giant’s vehicle platforms and technologies

How humanising Alexa taps into ancient beliefs – New! 2020-02-26 06:00:19Stephen T Asma of Columbia College Chicago writes about how the tech that is supposedly dehumanising us might actually make us more human. The post H

Speedinvest’s €190m fund will invest in early-stage European New! 2020-02-26 05:24:20Speedinvest plans to back early-stage fintech, deep tech, industrial tech, digital health and consumer tech start-ups based in Europe. The post Speedi

How a ‘reluctant academic’ is now making serious New! 2020-02-26 05:00:18Prof John Ringwood of Maynooth University discusses the challenges that come with developing wave energy in Ireland and tackling the climate crisis.

Manna and Just Eat launch drone food delivery New! 2020-02-26 04:49:22With the launch of Manna's commercial pilot, UCD students will soon be able to order takeaways that will be delivered by drone within minutes. The po

Seagulls prefer to snatch food from your hand, New! 2020-02-26 04:14:49A new study suggests that seagulls prefer snatching food that has been handled by humans, potentially explaining why they’re such good urban col

Could AI be the secret to finding new 2020-02-25 10:00:47The University of Michigan’s Sriram Chandrasekaran talks about the need for new antibiotics and why deep learning AI might be the answer. The po

Techstars, NDRC and SOSV explain why the right 2020-02-25 09:33:45NDRC's Gary Leyden, SOSV's Caitriona Kelleher and Techstars' Connor Murphy sat down at the Enterprise Ireland Start-up Showcase for 2020 to discuss

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The Tokyo Olympics May Be Canceled Due to New! 2020-02-26 16:46:22 According to a high-ranking organizer, it’s possible the Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be canceled due to the international coronavirus outbrea

NASA: Boeing Skipped Crucial Software Test of Starliner New! 2020-02-26 15:49:43 NASA has learned that Boeing did not perform a “full, end-to-end integrated test” of its astronaut-ferrying Starliner spacecraft with the

If You Want a Hangover Cure, Trust Science, New! 2020-02-26 15:48:30 Hangovers suck. This is not a controversial statement. You’re probably well aware of this fact, as well as the corollary that hangovers get wor

Artificial and Biological Neurons Just Talked Over the New! 2020-02-26 15:31:12 For the first time, scientists developed a rudimentary neural net that allows biological and silicon-based, artificial brain cells to communicate bac

World’s First: Spacecraft Docks to Commercial Satellite In New! 2020-02-26 15:09:35 In a world’s first, a commercial satellite has docked to another orbiting satellite. Northrop Grumman’s “Mission Extension Vehicle-

Former NASA Scientist Absolutely Shreds Planet Emojis New! 2020-02-26 12:10:35 Finally, a definitive answer to the world’s most pressing question: A planetary scientist who used to work for NASA determined which “rin

Researcher: Passing Star Could Yeet Earth Out of New! 2020-02-26 12:07:48 While it hasn’t happened for four billion years, there is still a chance that incoming stars that whip past the Earth could throw it out of its

In Open Letter, Wuhan Nurses Cry for Global New! 2020-02-26 11:11:04 As they try to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, medical staff in China are suffering from a seemingly endless pile of work, new cases, and the coronaviru

Astronomers: Our Planet Might Have Another Moon, Except New! 2020-02-26 10:48:31 The Earth might have a new, temporary Moon companion. A team of astronomers at the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey near Tuscon, Arizona suspect there

Juul Wants to Age-Lock Its Vapes New! 2020-02-26 10:46:52 Cloud Nein The year is 2023. You go to take a drag on your Juul — but your phone’s Bluetooth won’t connect to the vape, meaning it

Trump Appears to Confuse Coronavirus With Ebola New! 2020-02-26 10:21:09 During an appearance in India this week, noted reality TV star and U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to confuse the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 with Eb

Diabetic Mice “Cured Rapidly” Using Human Stem Cells New! 2020-02-26 10:21:06 A team of researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis successfully converted human stem cells into cells that are able t

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