Mobile devices need power, and when it comes to electricity, LiPo is currently the most popular choice, but will it last? Researchers at UC Irvine have stumbled upon a battery technology which allows for a near infinite number of charging cycles without significant corrosion or decline in capacity. Show More Summary
Entirely on-board sensing and localization makes this drone ready for autonomous acrobatics anywhere
Today, it’s an unfortunate reality, but most people have either lost a loved one to cancer or know of someone who has. Miroculus, a precision medicine startup, wants to create widespread access to affordable early-stage cancer detection. Show More Summary
Deakin University has unveiled the HeroSurg robot, giving surgeons the added sense of touch when they perform microsurgery via a computer.
In the fall of 2010, I traveled to New Zealand, and one of the places I visited was the small south island city of Christchurch. I was charmed by the tree-lined Avon River, the English-style cathedral in the main square, and the mountains looming in the distance. Show More Summary
Massive reductions in insurance costs are coming, along with a wave of disruption. Traditionally, insurance premiums are determined by actuaries, a function of big numbers, statistics and probabilities. That's what you have to do when you don't know what's really going on. Show More Summary
When sperm meets egg, life is ignited in a brilliant flash of light. If you were asked how babies are made in biology class, you’d probably answer with some version of the above dogma. Although most of us have a cursory idea of how conception works, these first few seconds of a human life are actually mind-bogglingly mysterious. Show More Summary
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Chat Bots Aren't a Fad. They're a Revolution. Chris Messina | Medium "It’s a rare moment when it becomes clear that a technological revolution is upon us, and I believe we’re in the midst of one such transition right now. Show More Summary
Dust, pollen, and bird droppings can build up on solar panels and prevent them from absorbing the maximum amount of sunlight. A robotic cleaning crew ensures that solar panels at large power plants are spotless.
Humans are a success story like no other. We are now living in the Anthropocene age, meaning much of what we see around us has been made or influenced by people. Amazingly, all humans alive today — from the inhabitants of Tierra delShow More Summary
The delivery company is so far focusing its research on using drones to deliver urgent goods like medicine in hard-to-reach locations.
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Autonomous mobile robots can accomplish a variety of tasks.
A patent-pending design makes this robot nimble enough to crawl through rough terrain. The Ghost Minitaur's creators say it can be used for search and rescue missions, or as a platform for testing sensors for autonomous vehicles.
Quantum computing pioneers want to patent AI telerobotics controlled by humans, and monkeys
Over time, technology offers solutions to old problems while creating new issues in the process. The more powerful the technology, the greater its potential to do good and harm. Artificial intelligence is no exception, and as AI has advanced, worry about its risks has grown too. Show More Summary
What is learning? Tony Robbins asked this question in a talk he gave on strategies for learning quickly. His answer is quite interesting: “Whenever you learn something all you are really doing is creating a relationship between two things... Show More Summary
Safety advocates are relieved that NHTSA has released a new policy for autonomous vehicles, but they're not thrilled with the lack of details.
All 4,200 respondents across six Asian markets, including Singapore and India, believe robots will replace humans in many future professions, especially in manufacturing and engineering.
A unique mobile design and easy voice programming help this social robot stand out