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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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Can a computer copy your handwriting?

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Experiments point toward memory chips 1,000 times faster than today’s

Silicon memory chips come in two broad types: volatile memory, such as computer RAM that loses data when the power is turned off, and nonvolatile flash technologies that store information even after we shut off our smartphones. In general, volatile … Continue reading

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Australia ‘relocates’ to fix sat-nav gap

Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS). Local co-ordinates, used to produce maps and measurements, and global ones differ by more than 1m. The … Continue reading

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Google’s quantum computer just accurately simulated a molecule for the first time

Google’s engineers just achieved a milestone in quantum computing: they’ve produced the first completely scalable quantum simulation of a hydrogen molecule. That’s big news, because it shows similar devices could help us unlock the quantum secrets hidden in the chemistry … Continue reading

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