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Dissolving Microneedles Could Be Key to Eye Health
1 year ago

Dissolving Microneedles Could Be Key to Eye Health

Painless patches deliver medicine right into eyes

You’d think there’s no way sticking needles in your eyes could be a good thing. Yet, according to doctors at Singapore’s Nanyang …
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Robot Builds House in Less Than Three Days
1 year ago

Robot Builds House in Less Than Three Days

Bricklayer Hadrian X can lay 1,000 bricks an hour

Hadrian X has one arm yet works day and night. Hadrian X takes the elements into account when working outside. Hadrian …
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Emesent Raises $3.5M for Mine-Mapping Drone
1 year ago

Emesent Raises $3.5M for Mine-Mapping Drone

Hovermap drone technology uses lidar and 3D SLAM to go where people and GPS can’t

Drone technology has proved endlessly useful above the Earth’s surface. Now it’s going underground. 

Hovermap’s …
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Rocket Lab Commercial Space Launch a Success
1 year ago

Rocket Lab Commercial Space Launch a Success

Fleet Space Technologies gets first two satellites in orbit

The space race is a lot different than it used to be. Instead of moon landings, it’s about delivering satellites into …
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Victoria Opening Robotic Surgery Institute
1 year ago

Victoria Opening Robotic Surgery Institute

Australian Medical Robotics Academy will train surgeons from all over the world

Of all the prestigious medical schools in the world, you’d be hard-pressed to find one that specialises …
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AI News Anchor Coming to Xinhua
1 year ago

AI News Anchor Coming to Xinhua

China state news agency unveils robot news reader

It’s well known that artificial intelligence and automation pose a threat to certain jobs involving repetitive tasks, but now they could pose …
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Saving the Oceans One Step at a Time
1 year ago

Saving the Oceans One Step at a Time

Adidas’ ocean plastic shoes are flying off the shelves

Cleaning up the world’s oceans doesn’t just help the environment. It can help the bottom line, too. Adidas has teamed up …
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The Biometric Surveillance Society
1 year ago

The Biometric Surveillance Society

AI can recognise your face and your gait; how will it be used?

High-tech surveillance systems pose a unique dilemma for governments and their citizens. On one hand, they …
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How to Build a Better Toilet
1 year ago

How to Build a Better Toilet

Reinvented Toilet Expo highlights advances of toilet revolution

There is a toilet revolution under way. While you may have stifled a laugh reading that sentence or wondered what was wrong …
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Kangaroo Tendons: Coming to a Person Near You
1 year ago

Kangaroo Tendons: Coming to a Person Near You

Researchers testing viability of marsupial parts in human ligament surgeries

Perhaps you’ve watched kangaroos hop along and envied their springiness. This may be especially true if you’ve suffered a sports …
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