The success of "Surrogates" movie, Bruce Willis character had trouble knocking machines that were not properly androids, having no own intelligence, but biomecatrônicos bodies that could be remotely controlled by humans.
Although still far from the machines of fiction, NASA is…
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Some of humanity's greatest technologies were inspired by animals. Now, scientists, inspired by the movement-sensing organ of a spider, have developed a wearable sensor that can…Continue
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A new lighting system on Kickstarter is going to make decorating Christmas trees much easier. Called Aura, it consists of LED balls that are powered…Continue
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NASA has been using 3D printers to make metal parts for several years.
But when building a spaceship, it is often necessary to manufacture parts with specifications as stringent that this can only be achieved by merging the properties of several different metals.
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When the New Horizons spacecraft launched, Pluto was still considered a planet. Now, eight years later, the space probe is finally nearing the end of its 2.9…Continue
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There are a bunch of drones on the market today that have video cameras inside them. The thing most of those drones have in common is a high purchase price. A new drone is on Indiegogo right now and it is surprisingly cheap for a video drone – and it’s made out of a very cool material. It’s called the Carbon Flyer, so of course it’s made from carbon…Continue
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Hello Guys! This is the first part of the special series of tutorials "From Ideia to the Prototype", We'll start from the idea and, step by step, we'll build the prototype until its components being soldered on the printed circuit board (PCB).…Continue
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The fastest cameras in the world already allow the light show in slow motion and even film chemical reactions.
But it will be hard to beat the speed of a new high-speed video technology created by Liang Gao and colleagues at the University of Washington in the…Continue
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Superconductors are supposed to change the world. The only problem is that all of the materials we've used to produce need to be kept at near absolute zero temperatures in order to be…Continue
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Virtual reality has reached the point where it can easily fool our vision and sense of depth and balance. But if it’s to be truly believable our sense of touch needs to be indulged as well. That’s the goal of the English company Ultrahaptics. The company is working on a device that allows users to “feel” something that’s not actually there.…
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Biochips - micro-laboratories built with the same techniques of microelectronics - have started to hit the market, with the potential to change the shape and accuracy of health checks.
These emerging devices now had a radical impulse, which promises to facilitate…Continue
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Daniel Rojas made it using an 8×8 LED matrix, an ATMega 328p microcontroller and a DS1307 real time clock, he printed the necessary characters on a transparent sheet then programmed the LED patterns to display the time with words.
Head to Daniel’s…
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Scientists have been conducting research on micrometre-sized actuators which one day may make it possible to transport drugs or chemical sensor molecules to specific locations throughout the…Continue
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Does anyone prefer the glasses could have contact lenses that display videos and still detect health problems?
More than that, contact lenses that could be manufactured using a 3D…
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When you hear the words “Microsoft Certified Professional” you probably either think of a white guy in his 30s or the fact that all that phrase really means is that the pro in question is certified to be able to properly install Windows and troubleshoot Windows installations.…Continue
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Hung Nguyen and his collegues at Hanoi (Vietnam) and Aalto Finland, have created what could be called of the world's…Continue
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An international team of researchers has discovered a new link between magnetism and electricity that may have applications in electronics.
They demonstrated that it is possible to generate an electric current in a magnetic material simply rotating its…Continue
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Unlike most of his creations, one of inventor Patrick Priebe’s latest weapons is discreet. It’s a digital wristwatch equipped with a powerful laser. It’s not as fancy as the similarly-equipped Omega watches that James Bond…Continue
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A team of researchers headed by Martin Fussenegger, Professor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering at the Department of Biosystems (D-BSSE) in Basel, have created an…Continue
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A device that generates electricity from small changes in air temperature may be the solution to food and environmental sensor equipment plugged into the internet things.
Chen Zhao and colleagues at the University of Washington, USA, a small bellows filled with chloroethane…
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