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megabots vs kuratas

USA challenges Japan to giant robot battle, Japan accepts

A battle between the giant humanoid robots of America and Japan is in the works, as MegaBot USA’s challenge to Japan’s Kuratas Mecha has been formally accepted. Kuratas, the…

Smartphones

Smarter phones that smell, taste and feel great

Imagine an Apple iPhone that smells like an apple or a Blackberry that taste sweet or a Windows Touch-phone that squeezes you in mid-conversation. Scientists in London have…

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Nokia 215 – $29 dollar cell phone that will last a month on a charge

Microsoft Devices Group and communications and information technology company Nokia are launching a $29 cell phone that will last one month on a single charge. “With our ultra-affordable…

The future of drones - 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show

The future of drones – 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show

Las Vegas is buzzing. After a week of tech advances at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show, CES2015, drones have taken the lead in seducing not only an…

First Website Ever Made in US Brought to Light in Digital Archaeology Find

First Website Ever Made in US Brought to Light in Digital Archaeology Find

Digital archaeology that has revealed the earliest signs of web-life in America. Stanford Libraries has brought to light the first websites ever uploaded in the US–genealogically part Euro-descendant, part…

Japan to Invest in Robots, Not Immigrants, to Provide Health Care for Aging Population

Japan to Invest in Robots, Not Immigrants, to Provide Healthcare for Aging Population

Japan’s aging population will be cared for by robots–not immigrant laborers, according to the plans of the Japanese government. The Abe government is increasing investments in healthcare robots…

White House Scientists to Meet Robotics Experts to Fight Ebola

White House Scientists to Meet Robotics Experts to Fight Ebola

On Nov. 7, the White House’s science and technology branch will meet with robotics experts and medical and humanitarian officials to explore ways to use robots to help…

Chewing Sensors Invented in Japan

Chewing Sensors Invented in Japan

A bubble gum company in Japan–a nation conscious of the relationship between chewing and cognitive function–has invented a chewing-sensor. The sensor, invented by a Tokyo-based gum manufacturer, counts…

IBM Develops New Brainlike Chip 2

IBM Develops New Brainlike Chip, 180,000x More Efficient Than Modern CPUs

The new chip developed by IBM has 4096 cores, 1 million programmable neurons, and 5.4 billion transistors, heralding what some are calling a new era in computing. The chip,…

Engineering Team Builds Sail Twice as Effective, Twice as Powerful as The Sails You Are Familiar With The Wind Wing (10)

Engineering Team Builds Sail Twice as Effective, Twice as Powerful as the Sails You Are Familiar With: the Wind Wing

The Greenbird Wind Wing was designed and built under two San Francisco-based entrepreneurs, and has been proposed as a means of cutting down on the over $1 million…

Costa Concordia satellite image

World’s Highest Res Satellite Images Now Available Commercially, With Infrared and CAVIS Technology

The world’s most advanced commercial high-resolution satellite is now operational. DigitalView’s WorldView-3–the company’s sixth super-spectral, hi-res satellite–was launched this week, and offers photo resolution at five times the…

water lens

New Invention Can Make Clean Water Using Wood, Plastic and Water: the Water Lens

With a wood frame, some plastic and water, 99 percent of bacteria can be eliminated from unclean water, using a structure created by University of Buffalo, New York…

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