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Who really invented Iraqs Al Robot combat drone?

Who really invented Iraqs Al Robot combat drone?
These days, a lot of tech firsts are coming not from those who can create the most impressive inventions, but from those who are willing to use them: a local police force jury-rigged a bomb squad robot into a r...

cj 4M (2016-11-04) 4℃ 0LIKE

Nanobionic spinach plants from MIT can detect explosives

Nanobionic spinach plants from MIT can detect explosives
For millennia, mankind has known that spinach is a leafy green vegetable that qualifies as good for you according to legions of mothers and as poison to millions of kids. (God help you if you ever had to eat th...

cj 4M (2016-11-03) 3℃ 0LIKE

The tech that could change voting in America

The tech that could change voting in America
Its been impossible to escape the US presidential election this year. Eye-popping revelations are commonplace, tensions are high, and November 8th is taking its sweet time getting here. To ease our nerves momen...

cj 4M (2016-11-03) 2℃ 0LIKE

NASA cautiously re-approaches manned lunar exploration

NASA cautiously re-approaches manned lunar exploration
NASA took a heavily qualified, oblique, indirect step on Tuesday, toward contracting with private companies to send scientific payloads to the surface of the Moon, beginning as early as next year. The agency pu...

cj 4M (2016-11-03) 3℃ 0LIKE

This week in space: DARPA, Juno, and no aliens

This week in space: DARPA, Juno, and no aliens
Finally, some good news from Juno: its back in fighting trim and responding properly to commands from mission control. A software hiccup seems to have been behind the spacecraft entering safe mode on October 19...

cj 4M (2016-10-30) 2℃ 0LIKE

Fire up your GPU: VR takes hold at Nvidias GTC 2016

Fire up your GPU: VR takes hold at Nvidias GTC 2016
As all of us who are excited about the launch of Oculus and Vive are learning, virtual reality is all about GPUs. While many PCs have enough CPU horsepower and memory to handle a VR workload, very few have GPUs...

cj 4M (2016-10-28) 2℃ 0LIKE

Experimental battery uses bacteria to charge and recharge

Experimental battery uses bacteria to charge and recharge
Rechargeable battery technology has been improving incrementally in recent years, but were still working with the same heavy, dangerous, expensive materials. A group of researchers from The Netherlands has devi...

cj 4M (2016-10-28) 3℃ 0LIKE