Monday, 13 July 2015

Cockroach Robot veloci-roach

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VelociRoach is a small, crawling robot inspired by the maneuverability of the cockroach. The team studied how the animal can move so well.

Drone Postal Deliveries Begin in Switzerland

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Switzerland's postal service said Tuesday it had begun testing parcel deliveries by unmanned drones, although widespread use of the flying postmen is not likely to kick in for another five years.

Sunday, 5 January 2014

Wall-Climbing, Gecko Robot Could Scuttle in Space

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gecko-robot
A wall-crawling robot inspired by the gecko has taken a small but important step towards a future in space, scientists said on Thursday.

NSA Reportedly Building Quantum Computer

The National Security Agency is reportedly racing to build a computer that will be able to break almost every kind of encryption used to protect medical, banking, business and government records around the world.

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Flying Robot Moves Like a Jellyfish

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Flying-Robot
Miniature robots can fly like helicopters and insects. Why not a jellyfish? Weird as it sounds, Leif Ristroph of New York University decided that the aerodynamics of jellyfish offered a good method of designing a flying robot while keeping the size down

Turtle Robot Dives Wrecks

Turtle Robot
Turtle Robot
Diving shipwrecks can be dangerous work. As their name implies, these deep sea curiosities are underwater disaster zones that could trap an unwary diver.

Saturday, 9 November 2013

Palm Size Drones Buzz Over Battlefield

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Nano-drone
Weighing only 0.56 ounces (16 grams), the Black Hornet looks like a tiny toy helicopter. But it's really a nano-size piece of military hardware.

Pee Powered Robot

Pee Powered Robot
Pee Powered Robot
There's a new use for artificial hearts, and it involves a more taboo bodily fluid than blood. A device that mimics the squeezing action of the human heart has been.

Saturday, 23 March 2013

World's First Robotic LEGO Band Rocks Out

World's First Robotic LEGO
Robotic LEGO
The Italian music producer has put together the “Toa Mata Band,” a quartet that includes several small robotic LEGO figures programmed to play various electronic instruments.

Can Drones Save the Elephants?

This week, 89 African elephants in southern Chad were slaughtered for their ivory tusks, the worst such incident since the killing of 300 elephants a year ago in Cameroon.
To stop the massacre of these stately beasts, conservation groups are fighting poachers with eye-in-the-sky drones.

Saturday, 15 December 2012

CONTACT LENSES COULD SEND TEXTS TO YOUR EYES

CONTACT LENSES
CONTACT LENSES
Belgian technologists just created curved liquid crystal display for contact lenses, a novel step toward having augmented reality literally right before our eyes.

Friday, 14 December 2012

Indian Sitar Legend Ravi Shankar Dead at 92

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Ravi Shankar
World-renowned sitar player Ravi Shankar, one of the greatest ambassadors of Indian music, has died in San Diego, near his Southern California home. He was 92 years old.

The World's Deepest Swimming Pool

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The largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world

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The Heart River is a tributary of the Missouri River

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Truly Amazing fact

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