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New Technology for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis, a debilitating neurological disease that disturbs muscle movement, vision, mood, and concentration is estimated to affect anywhere between 250,000-350,000 people in the United States, with 200 new cases diagnosed each week. While MS currently has no…

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Low-Power Artificial Synapse Could Potentially Interface With the Brain

Researchers at Stanford University and Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California have created an “artificial synapse” that can be used to create flexible circuitry that could directly interface with the brain and perform computations using far less power…

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UPS First Automated Drone Delivery Test

UPS has had its first successful residential drone delivery test in Tampa, Florida, by launching off a UPS truck to deliver a package then return to the truck that had already driven father down the assigned route. The…

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Manufacturing & Automation Meeting Customer Needs

The traditional method of manufacturing products in other countries and shipping them across the globe is no longer a sustainable solution, from both a competitive and an environmental perspective. With product modularization, a growing makers movement, and rapid…

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New Wind Turbine Design More Efficient & Compact

As the renewable energy industry grows, companies are designing new and improved devices to generate power without harming the environment. Recently, Tunisian company Tyer Wind created a new wind turbine design, which operates unlike any traditional turbine. The…

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Artificial Intelligence Vision Software Identifies Forms Of Skin Cancer

Researchers from Stanford University have discovered an algorithm that can accurately identify skin cancer. Modifying an existing Google image recognition algorithm, the team has made and artificial intelligence system that can detect different cancers and benign lesions, drawing…

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New Sensors Detecting Single Protein Molecules

Carbon nanotubes, normally used for computer are now being applied to medicine and chemical engineering by a group of researchers at MIT. According to paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, MIT engineers have modified carbon nanotubes to…

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Hyperloop In Central Europe

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, a direct competitor of the Hyperloop One, has revealed that it is setting up shop in Toulouse, France, taking over a 3,000 square meter facility that will host its research division. The new location is…

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Toyota and Scania Creating Autonomous Truck Platoons

Singapore’s Ministry of Transport recently partnered with manufacturing companies Toyota and Scania to create a self-driving truck platoon system for use on shipping ports. These autonomous trucks safely travel in a convoy, carrying large shipping containers from one…

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Soft Inflatable Robot Hugs Heart To Keep It Pumping

Heart failure occurs when an individual’s heart stops effectively pumping blood, resulting in the organ shutting down. Approximately 5.7 million Americans suffer from heart failure, and with no cure, it costs the nation approximately $32 billion annually. A…

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