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Scientists develop the smallest, cheapest electronic nose for search and rescue:


Scientists from ETH Zurich have developed what they claim is the "smallest and cheapest" electronic nose for sniffing out people, designed with earthquake and avalanche rescue in mind. The nose is ...


Imagine a city lit by glowing trees instead of streetlights:




Researchers Develop Contact Lenses That Can Shoot Laser Beams:


Making great headway in the area of flexible organic semiconductors development, a team of researchers have come up with a new optoelectronic device that shows great promise. By Mario L. Major ...


Google want to take over all your boring everyday tasks including.....:


Google will one day be able to drive a car for you. It can help you compose your e-mails and finish your thoughts now, automatically. And now, in a spooky view of the future, it can even make phone calls ...


And now the robots have taken up jogging:




New wood nanofiber biomaterial steals strength record from spider silk:


Spider silk has long held the title of strongest natural biomaterial, so scientists have been trying to harness it, mimic it and even improve on the recipe for years. Now, researchers at the KTH Royal ...


Side effect of an old drug inspires new hope for treating hair loss:


Despite a hefty amount of research, science still hasn't cracked the mystery of how to stimulate hair regrowth. A new study, spearheaded by researchers at the University of Manchester, has uncovered ...


Future anti-aging drugs could flip a "metabolic switch" to mimic fasting:


Fasting has been found to have a range of health benefits, and appears to slow down the aging process. Now, researchers from MIT have found that fasting for just 24 hours is enough to improve the regeneration ...


Multi-Touch Skin turns peoples' bodies into remote control units Wearables:


In 2015, scientists from Germany's Saarland University presented us with their iSkin stickers, which could be placed on the body to touch-control mobile devices. Now, led by Prof. Jürgen Steimle, ...


Noise-canceling windows soften the sounds of the city:


Sometimes there's nothing like a nice breeze from an open window, but in the city that can come with an unwanted side order of street noise. Inspired by the kind of noise-canceling tech used in headphones, ...


15 Biometric Sensors in the Work That Will Replace Medical Records and Diagnose the Most Common Disorders:




New CRISPR-based Platform Could Soon Diagnose Diseases From the Comfort of Your Home:




Life-sized 3D holograms could be coming to your next videoconference:


Plain old video calls could soon be made to look very outdated, thanks to new research coming out of Queen's University in Ontario. A team there has produced a 3D teleconferencing system called ...


Major Gmail revamp includes snoozing, smart replies, and self-destructing emails:


Since it launched in April 2004, Gmail has been one of the standard bearers for web-based email, and Google just announced a major refresh for it. As well as a visual overhaul, Gmail is getting confidential ...


Graphene used to make stronger, greener concrete:


Graphene, the "wonder material" composed of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms, is the world's strongest manmade material. Now, scientists have used it to create a new type of concrete that ...


Light-cured bone patch may replace plates and screws:


Dental resin composites may be used to fill cavities in teeth, but when it comes to surgically fixing broken bones, metal plates and screws are still standard. That may not be the case for much longer, ...


New Research Uses Spider Silk to Heal Bones:




"Suicide Machine" That Lets You Experience Death Is Now Available For The Public To Try:


Death could be as easy, quick, and painless as simply pressing a button. At least, that's what the creator of the world's first 3D-printed "suicide machine" intends for the future. Open to the public ...


Today's TED Talk - We Are Getting Closer To Transplanting Pig Organs Directly Into People:




New studies show hope for turning immune system against lung cancer:


The idea of turning the immune system against cancer got a big boost over the last few days, with a trio of studies showing the approach's effectiveness against lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading ...


Recycled wood waste makes concrete stronger and more watertight Materials:


A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel new method to recycle wood waste by incorporating it into cement and mortar mixtures, making the resulting ...


240 'World Changing Ideas,' Including Transportation and Urban Design:




Impossible Foods raises another $114 million for meatless burgers:


Redwood City's Impossible Foods announced Tuesday that it has raised an additional $114 million in financing, making a total of $396 million in funding since it was founded in 2011 by Stanford University ...


This Strange Headset Lets You Interact with Digital Devices Simply By Reading Your Mind:


Researchers at MIT have developed a headset that can read the words you're picturing in your mind so that you can interact with digital devices, virtual assistants--like Siri and Alexa--and other people, ...


New Purification System Can Produce Clean Water Using Sunlight and Hydrogels:


This breakthrough purification hydrogel even desalinated water from the saltiest body of water in the world -- the Dead Sea. By Shelby Rogers https://interestingengineering.com/new-purification-system-can-produce-clean-water-using-sunlight-and-hydrogels?_source=newsletter&_campaign=EVpZAv5XyNMeq&_uid=nXe0N3Xbxr&_h=64cc3b5d9718727b8670189a16e07bec629326aa&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=mailing&utm_campaign=Newsletter-05-04-2018 *** "Water ...


Could 'Nanowood' Replace Styrofoam?:


Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed a biodegradable material that is both strong and a good insulator The material, made from tiny wood fibers, is called nanowood. By ...


Jeff Bezos gave a sneak peek into Amazon's future:


"If you could hold a conference about the beginning of a golden age, why wouldn't you? It's so fun. And I really do believe that we are on the leading edge of an incredible renaissance. I'm so optimistic ...


How We're Born. How We Live. How We Die--It's All Changing:


We're all going to die! Before we get too far into an entire issue about how science and technology are extending, optimizing, and disrupting every stage of human life, let's get the bad news out ...


At Amazon's MARS Conference, Jeff Bezos Plots The Future With 200 (Very) Big Brains:


Amazon's "summer camp for geeks" brought together some of the world's leaders in AI, home automation, robotics, and space exploration. And, naturally, a robotic dog. But don’t think that Amazon wants ...


World's smallest computer and unhackable data top IBM's annual future-tech list:


IBM Research has released its annual "5 in 5" list, outlining five technologies that the company believes will be instrumental in reshaping society and business over the next five years. This year's list ...

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