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    3D Printer, ‘Gecko Grippers’ Head to ISS

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket loaded with supplies and science experiments blasted off from Florida on Tuesday, boosting an Orbital ATK cargo capsule toward the International Space Station. The 194-foot (59-meter) rocket soared off its seaside launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 11:05 p.m. EDT/0305 GMT. United Launch Alliance is […]

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    New Technique Developed for 3D Imaging of Cells Under Your Skin

    Scientists have developed a new technique that can create a 3D real-time image of individual cells or molecules under the skin of a living animal, showing intricate details of the lymph and blood vessels. The technique, called MOZART (for MOlecular imaging and characteriZation of tissue noninvasively At cellular ResoluTion), could one day allow scientists to […]

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    This Fungus Could Lead to Better Rechargeable Batteries

    In a first, researchers have shown that a fungus can transform manganese into a mineral composite with favourable electrochemical properties – paving the way for a better rechargeable battery in the near future. The findings suggest that fungus Neurospora crassa present in a red bread mold could be the key to producing more sustainable electrochemical […]

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    Amazon Opening Another Physical Store In San Diego

    Amazon’s push for retail stores has some baffled, since the online giant has put many out of business over the years. Whatever the reasons, but it’s looking to expand the presence of its physical stores. Amazon is going to open its second physical bookstore in a San Diego mall. The store will be located opposite […]

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    Skype Translator Gets Support For Arabic

    Skype has announced that their Skype Translator software now offers support for Arabic in the form of Modern Standard Arabic. The Modern Standard Arabic is used in the Middle East and Northern Africa, this is the main standard form of Arabic that is used. Each of Skype Translator’s language releases has been very important for […]

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    Smartphones may soon use our ears to verify identity with 99% accuracy

    We have a number of different ways to verify one’s identity using a smartphone. The most commonly employed method is the fingerprint scanner. Fewer handsets rely on a laser reading of the user’s iris these days after all. Well, they may have discovered the fastest and most accurate method. NEC has announced a new technology […]

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    George Hotz’s Self Driving Car Startup Valued At $20 Million

    Back in December George Hotz showed off his new self driving car technology called Comm.ai and he is looking to take on Google and their autonomous vehicles with his technology. Comma.ai has now received some investment and whilst the amount of investment has not been revealed, it has given the company a valuation of $20 […]

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    Microsoft Using Minecraft For AI Research With Project AIX

    Microsoft has revealed that it is using Minecraft for Artificial Intelligence research with Project AIX and the company is using Minecraft to let AI learn how to climb a hill. Project AIX is being run out of Microsoft’s research lab in New York and five computer scientists are trying to get a Minecraft character to […]