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    Ant-inspired quadruped robots join together to overcome obstacles

    If a foraging ant encounters a gap too wide for it to cross on its own,...

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    Oxama freediving computer speaks to its wearer through their face

    Diving deep underwater while holding your breath can be risky, which is why many freedivers wear...

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    Battery-powered Bluetooth speaker rocks concert-level output

    Portable Bluetooth speakers powerful enough to get you on your feet at a beach party are...

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    "Solar house on wheels" completes epic European road trip

    Last month, students from the Solar Team at TU Eindhoven announced plans to roll from the...

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    Stunning pavilion shaded from Dubai sun with airplane-inspired facade

    Carlo Ratti Associatti's Italian Pavilion is one of several architectural installations at Expo 2020 Dubai. Another...

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    Radiant aims to replace diesel generators with small nuclear reactors

    California company Radiant has secured funding to develop a compact, portable, "low-cost" one-megawatt nuclear micro-reactor that...

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    McDonald's to trial McPlant plant-based burger in the US

    McDonald's is preparing to bring a plant-based burger co-developed with Beyond Meat stateside for a trial...

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    NASA's pioneering Lucy probe takes off to study Trojan asteroids

    A first-of-a-kind NASA launch took place over the weekend, setting the agency's Lucy spacecraft on a...

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    Oldest evidence of human tobacco use dates back 12,000 years

    Archeologists excavating a remote site in northwestern Utah have discovered the oldest evidence of tobacco use,...

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    Supersonic combat drones to help train future US Air Force pilots

    Exosonic has been awarded a contract by the US Air Force to develop a low-boom supersonic...

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    US DoE funds project turning nuclear power into green hydrogen

    The US Department of Energy has committed US$20 million to an Arizona-based project that will use...

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    Protein identified as key link between appetite suppression and obesity

    Among the many interesting scientific advances we are seeing around obesity and how it might best...

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    Over 50 million unreported COVID-19 infections in Africa, WHO estimates

    A striking new analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded six in seven COVID-19...

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    How well does your body respond to exercise? It’s in your genes

    A systematic review of more than 20 studies has quantified the role genes play in how...

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    Honda says next-gen HondaJet will be able to fly nonstop across the U.S.

    Honda Aircraft Company showed off a mock-up of its HondaJet 2600 Concept this week at the...

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    Extraordinary RV fuses Land Rover 4x4 toughness with Airstream style

    Ambitious British startup Duckworth Overland has set out to meld two of the most recognizable products...

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    Torch cycling backpack sports its own tail light and turn indicators

    Although there are already cycling jackets and vests with integrated lights in the back, those aren't...

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    OmniFiber garments record and play back wearers' breathing patterns

    Imagine if you were an amateur singer or athlete in training, and you were able to...

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    Skin-adhered sensor tracks blood glucose levels via its wearer's sweat

    Currently, most diabetics have to check their blood glucose levels by performing finger-prick blood tests, or...

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    Streifenwagen camper combines functionality, comfort and style

    German designer Nils Holger Moormann has joined forces with Custom-Bus Camping Vans, manufacturer of individually designed...

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    Lightweight commuter ebike designed for city life

    Back in 2018, the UK's Revolutionworks launched the Revos, an add-on kit designed to give a...

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    Amazing water tower home wins 2021 Stephen Lawrence Prize

    Following its unveiling of the 2021 Stirling Prize, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has...

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    The antimatter enigma: What is it and why didn't it destroy the universe?

    It sounds like sci-fi: normal matter has an “evil twin” that annihilates as soon as the...

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    Extraordinary AI motorcycle HUD highlights hazards and cornering lines

    The head-up display for motorcyclists: it's the great white whale of the technology world. Over the...

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    Ultimate Camper teardrop trailer marries mod cons with retro styling

    Mixing vintage flavors with the creature comforts of a modern-day camper, Ohio-based RV outfitter Ultimate Toys...

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    Bell demonstrates field supply drops with autonomous APT drone

    Bell has demonstrated how its electric-powered, Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) quadcopter drone can carry out supply...

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    In-ear sensor successfully monitors high-risk COVID-19 patients at home

    New research from the Technical University of Munich has found remote monitoring of COVID-19 patients can...

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    CRISPR stem cell therapy grants lizards new regeneration powers

    Lizards are famous for their regeneration, able to regrow their tails on demand, but the new...

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    Lilium and ABB announce MegaWatt ultra-charging system for eVTOLs

    eVTOL air taxis will have to spend most of their time in the air if they're...

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    Monthly cycles of faux fasting prevent obesity in unhealthy mice

    Scientists continue to explore the connection between fasting and the consequences for human health, both good...

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    Robust long-term data storage technology uses tiny drops of dye

    We tend to think of digital storage as being fairly permanent, but the reality is the...

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    Exposure to common plastic chemical linked to 100,000 early deaths

    Researchers from the Grossman School of Medicine at New York University are calling for urgent regulatory...

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    Droplet XL teardrop camper is a bigger rolling observatory

    Droplet got its start in 2017 building Scandinavian-simple teardrop trailers with a panoramic window array, perfect...

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    "Warehouse of ideas" from Grafton Architects wins 2021 Stirling Prize

    Out of the six superb projects shortlisted last month, an overall winner has finally been chosen...

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    Implanted microelectrodes used for side-effect-free pain relief

    Living with chronic pain can be very difficult, especially since heavy-duty pain relievers typically have unwanted...

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    Personomic handlebar grips are custom-made for each buyer's hands

    Although many cyclists utilize custom orthotic insoles in their shoes, they typically just use one-size-and-shape-fits-all grips...

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    Acer makes a play for home theaters with 3,000-lumen 4K UST projector

    Though probably known more for its computers and laptops, Taiwan's Acer also outputs a healthy line...

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    Mobvoi heads outdoors with rugged health-tracking smartwatch

    Earlier in the week, Polar launched a premium-priced rugged smartwatch aimed at outdoor adventurers. Now China's...

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    Two new eVTOL projects emerge from China

    eHang certainly won't be alone in the skies when China's eVTOL air taxi market opens up....

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    Volvo builds a world-first vehicle using fossil-free steel

    Back In August we saw the world's very first "fossil-free" steel delivery make its way to...

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    90-year-old William Shatner becomes the oldest person to travel to space

    Blue Origin has successfully completed its second human flight using its New Shepard launch vehicle, with...

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    Cosmic mystery of fast radio bursts deepens with flurry of activity

    A huge new dataset could soon help unlock the cosmic mystery of fast radio bursts (FRBs)....

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    Anti-aging drug acts as a "smart bomb" to take out dysfunctional cells

    Back in 2015 we saw a new class of drugs emerge with huge potential when it...

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    Ancient poop study reveals a 2,700 year-old diet of beer and blue cheese

    Researchers studying exceptionally well-preserved feces found in Iron Age salt mines have discovered the presence of...

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    Robot dogs don't look as cute with night-vision sniper rifles on board

    You've seen Spot run. You've seen Spot jump. You've seen Spot do cute little booty-shaking dance...

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    Zephyr S pseudo-satellite drone hits record altitude of 76,100 ft

    Airbus' high-endurance stratosphere drone, the Zephyr S, has set a new altitude record for an Unmanned...

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    Viral infections in teenagers linked to later onset of multiple sclerosis

    A pair of new studies are building on a growing hypothesis that the neurological disease multiple...

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    Frontier-smashing Porsche 356 snow-drifter to attempt Antarctic record

    If you were planning to travel hundreds of miles across Antarctic snow and ice, you'd probably...

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    Dual-drive Electrom pedal-electric streamliner enters production

    It was four years ago that we first heard about the Electrom, a one-of-a-kind two-wheeled pedal-electric...

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    Coworking5 cycling multitool packs five functions into one device

    Although there are now various types of cycling multitools on the market, most of them simply...