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Asgardia, the world’s first ‘space nation’, takes flight

November 27th, 2017 at 10:25 am » Comments Off

The world’s first “space nation” has taken flight.



An algorithm is coming for your food

November 23rd, 2017 at 6:13 pm » Comments Off

An Algorithm Is Coming for Your Food



This is the Tesla semi truck

November 21st, 2017 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

500 miles of range and more aerodynamic than a supercar



Elon Musk reveals first photo of tunnel under LA to bypass traffic

November 12th, 2017 at 7:05 pm » Comments Off

Elon Musk shared this picture of the Boring Company’s tunnel under Los Angeles.



For decades, the blind have used canes to get around. Now a special wristband gives them a ‘sixth sense.’

October 31st, 2017 at 9:42 am » Comments Off

Sunu has developed a wristband that emits a silent, high frequency sound and vibration to alert the visually impaired of obstacles within their environment.



Transparent solar panels are “the wave of the future”

October 27th, 2017 at 9:54 am » Comments Off

Researchers from Michigan State University believe transparent solar panels have the potential to generate just as much solar power as rooftop solar panels. When used effectively, they could at full implementation provide 40 percent of electricity in the U.S.



A team of scientists just made food from electricity- and it could be the end of world hunger

October 24th, 2017 at 9:08 am » Comments Off

Finnish research team has taken a step towards the future of food by developing a method for producing food from electricity. If scaling it up proves to be successful, it could be a tool in the fight against world hunger and climate change.



Austrian and Chinese academies of sciences successfully conducted first inter-continental quantum video call

October 19th, 2017 at 10:16 am » Comments Off

The two Academy presidents Chunli Bai and Anton Zeilinger tested quantum encrypted communication between Beijing and Vienna in a live-experiment. The quantum key was transmitted via the Chinese quantum satellite Micius.



Genetically engineered bacteria—spread by mosquito sex—could spell the end of malaria

October 5th, 2017 at 12:14 am » Comments Off

The mosquito is a delicate insect, with spindly legs and a graceful proboscis. The parasitic, single-celled organisms that spread malaria are even smaller and more fragile, and scientists are trying their hardest to remove them from the planet. More than 400,000 lives every year are at stake—that’s more people than die of international terrorist attacks, […]



Electricity-free Stanford system cuts cooling costs by beaming heat into space

September 16th, 2017 at 8:45 pm » Comments Off

Radiative sky cooling systems use reflective panels to emit heat into space, potentially cooling a building in the process.



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