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Try out your code on a swarm of real robots:


Researchers from around the globe can write their own computer programs, upload them, then get the results as machines at Georgia Tech carry out the commands. The researchers will even send video evidence ...


Bug burgers? Switzerland says insects are what's for dinner - Save a Cow - Eat a Cricket:


When you think of Swiss food, chocolate and cheese quickly come to mind. But now a novel food is creating a buzz in this Alpine nation. Burgers and meatballs made from insects will hit grocery shelves ...


Ethereum Is Coding's New Wild West:




Can this startup's synthetic wine compete with Napa's best? Ava Winery founders seek to replicate high-end wines in a lab:


The founders of Ava Winery https://www.avawinery.com/ spend their days turning water into wine. They aren't miracle workers. They're chemists with one goal -- to reverse engineer the perfect bottle ...


Japan has discovered a way to make ice-cream that doesn't melt:




Slimy slug inspires non-toxic surgical adhesive:


When the Dusky Arion slug (Arion subfuscus) feels threatened, it secretes a mucus that makes it almost impossible to remove from whatever surface it happens to be on. Inspired by that stick-to-it-iveness, ...


Must read article on how our lives will change dramatically in 20 years.:


Uber is just a software tool, they don't own any cars, and are now the biggest taxi company in the world Airbnb is now the biggest hotel company in the world, although they don't own any properties. Artificial ...


The fountain of youth might reside deep in our brains:


According to some new research, the key to living longer may reside deep in our brains. In a major breakthrough for our understanding of how the brain controls aging, scientists managed to both speed ...


100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream:


Desktop Metal - remember the name. This Massachussetts company is preparing to turn manufacturing on its head, with a 3D metal printing system that's so much faster, safer and cheaper than existing systems ...


Company to install microchips in employees:


Welcome to the future? "It's the next thing that's inevitably going to happen, and we want to be a part of it," Three Square Market Chief Executive Officer Todd Westby told the station. Mary ...


Blood test could detect early sign of Alzheimer's:


New research suggests that measuring amyloid beta in the blood could help identify people with altered levels of amyloid in their brains or cerebrospinal fluid, a marker of Alzheimer's disease. Decades ...


This soft robot could extend your life:


Researchers at Stanford University have developed a soft growing robot that could be used to support rescue operations or in medical devices. Inspired by the natural growth of things like vines or ...


CNN witnesses US Navy's drone-killing laser:


"We don't worry about wind, we don't worry about range, we don't worry about anything else. We're able to engage the targets at the speed of light." By Jim Sciutto and Dominique van Heerden, CNN Full ...


The Curious Comeback of the Dreaded QR Code:




Kotlin: the Upstart Coding Language Conquering Silicon Valley:


You'll find millions of apps in the Google Play store, many of them written using the powerful, stable, workhorse programming language Java. If it were a car, Java would feature a fast, reliable engine ...


Google Glass 2.0 Is a Startling Second Act - Glass Enterprise Edition:


Don't call Heather Erickson a glasshole. Yes, that's Google Glass on her frames. But she's not using it to check her Facebook, dictate messages, or capture a no-hands video while riding a roller coaster. ...


Elon Musk talks cars -- and humanity's fate -- with governors:




Disrupting the Cow: The Impossible Burger - This Plant-Based Burger Smells, Tastes, and Bleeds Like the Real Thing:


Pat Brown wants every piece of meat consumed in the world to be made entirely from plants. He's going after the carnivores -- and the meat industry that serves them red, bloody, marbled meat. The ...


Acorns - Automatically Invest Life's Spare Change:




CRISPR used to build a biological hard drive out of live bacteria:


Hard drives will one day seem as primitive as punch cards or floppy disks, and it may turn out that the medium that replaces them was inside us all along: DNA. There's a mind-boggling amount of data naturally ...


Google has a new tool for backing up your whole computer:


Google has launched a new, streamlined desktop application for backing up all of your photos and other files to the cloud, replacing the existing desktop clients for Google Photos and Google Drive. It's ...


This Vertical Farm Wants To Be An Agriculture Company, Not A Tech Company:




Free robot lawyer helps low-income people tackle more than 1,000 legal issues:


Shady businesses, you're on notice. This robot lawyer is coming after you if you play dirty. Noted legal aid chatbot DoNotPay http://www.donotpay.co.uk/signup.php just announced a massive expansion, ...


The world's first wireless charging laptop is a Dell, and it's as cool as your dad:


Dell's new Latitude 7285 is being billed as the world's first laptop with wireless charging, which means you'll never have to worry about tripping over a charging cable ever again, despite the fact that ...


A New Google Project Sets Out to Solve Artificial Stupidity:


By now most of us have learned first-hand that human-AI relations need some work. Amazon's Alexa personal assistant is plugged into one of the world's largest online stores and can pull information from ...


Why You Will One Day Have a Chip in Your Brain:


Implanting a microchip inside the brain to augment its mental powers has long been a science fiction trope. Now, the brain computer interface is suddenly the hot new thing in tech. This spring, Elon ...


3D-printed plastic bot can take biopsies inside an MRI scanner:


Engineers at the University of Twente have developed a new biopsy robot made from 3D-printed plastic. This allows it to operate inside a MRI scanner so accurate biopsies can be taken with real-time visualization ...


Device may detect onset of sepsis, before it's too late:


Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body's immune system releases chemicals to fight an infection, causing widespread inflammation. If it's addressed too late, it can result in ...


High-tech wound dressing glows if it has to go:


Open wounds are something of a paradox - they need to be checked regularly, yet taking the dressing off too often just increases the risk of infection. That's why a group of Swiss researchers has developed ...


The 3-D Printer That Could Finally Change Manufacturing:



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