Category Archives: Technology

Neural networks promise sharpest ever images

Telescopes, the workhorse instruments of astronomy, are limited by the size of the mirror or lens they use. Using ‘neural nets’, a form of artificial intelligence, a group of Swiss researchers now have a way to push past that limit, … Continue reading

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Smartphones are revolutionising medicine

Researchers are finding new benefits to smartphone features such as camera and flash, which can help examine and diagnose patien

Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into medical devices, researchers say: “If you look at the camera, the flash, the microphone… they all are getting better … Continue reading

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Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room

A new method developed by Disney Research for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots, eliminating the need for electrical cords or charging cradles. The researchers … Continue reading

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Dubai Is Set to Launch the World’s First Hover-Taxis Within Months

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Invisible TV

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Physicists have found a metal that conducts electricity but not heat

Share to TwitterShare to FlipboardShare to Copy LinkResearchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat – an incredibly useful property that defies our current understanding of how conductors work. The metal contradicts something called the Wiedemann-Franz Law, … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Visible Combustion

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Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures

The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe’s Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate. Across the 18 satellites now in orbit, nine clocks have stopped operating. Three are traditional rubidium devices; six are the … Continue reading

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Scientists create first 2-D electride

Researchers have brought electrides into the nanoregime by synthesizing the first 2D electride material. Electrides are ionic compounds, which are made of negative and positive ions. But in electrides, the negative “ions” are simply electrons, with no nucleus. The electrons … Continue reading

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Hover Camera

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Everykey in action

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Building Jarvis – by Mark Zuckerburg

My personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI to run my home — like Jarvis in Iron Man. My goal was to learn about the state of artificial intelligence — where we’re further along than people realize … Continue reading

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Introducing Amazon Go

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The world’s first smartwatch powered by body heat

PowerWatch, from start-up company MATRIX, is the world’s first smartwatch that you never have to charge, powered instead by body heat. The PowerWatch is a rugged aircraft-grade aluminium smartwatch that wirelessly syncs with your smartphone, automatically adjusting to current time … Continue reading

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The ‘Super Bus’ that will drive over cars

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The future of medical learning

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Driverless car tested in public in Milton Keynes – UK

A driverless car has been tested among members of the public for the first time in the UK, in Milton Keynes. The two-seater electric vehicle travelled in a 1km (0.6-mile) loop on the pavements around the town’s railway station. The … Continue reading

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Lifestyle in near future

A simple, interactive living space in total harmony with the surrounding space – here Panasonic showcases its proposal to the details of living. Changing the spatial ambience to suit human behavior makes people feel comfortable no matter where they go … Continue reading

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SanDisk announces world’s first enormous 1TB memory card

At the Photokina 2016 photography show on Monday, the leading flash memory products manufacturer revealed a prototype of a mindblowingly spacious one-terabyte (ir 1,000 GB) SDXC memory card. The announcement of the card comes 16 years after SanDisk’s parent company, … Continue reading

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Revealed: Google’s plan for quantum computer supremacy

Somewhere in California, Google is building a device that will usher in a new era for computing. It’s a quantum computer, the largest ever made, designed to prove once and for all that machines exploiting exotic physics can outperform the … Continue reading

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