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NASA news: Mars 2020 rover is fitted with wheels as NASA readies for July launch

NASA news: Mars 2020 rover is fitted with wheels as NASA readies for July launch

2 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NASA'S Mars Perseverance rover is being readied for launch later this summer, with a new set of wheels fitted on the robotic explorer.
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ESA science missions back in action after coronavirus-related shutdown

ESA science missions back in action after coronavirus-related shutdown

14 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Artist's concept of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab Four of the European Space Agency's robotic missions, including the agency's two Mars orbiters, are...
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How to watch Tales from the Loop: stream the new Amazon show online anywhere

How to watch Tales from the Loop: stream the new Amazon show online anywhere

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

Science fiction series Tales from the Loop has already been likened to Stranger Things, Black Mirror and Twin Peaks. Read on to find out how to watch Tales From the Loop online...
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The race problem with Artificial Intelligence: ‘Machines are learning to be racist'

The race problem with Artificial Intelligence: ‘Machines are learning to be racist'

3 days ago   |   Metro

Artificial intelligence is already deeply embedded in so many areas of our lives. Society's reliance on AI is set to increase at a pace that is hard to comprehend. AI isn't the...
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Bosses speed up automation as virus keeps workers home

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Livelihoods at risk as EY finds 41% of employers globally prepare for after the crisis Almost half of company bosses in 45 countries are speeding up plans to automate their...
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Why people become strangely attached to their robot vacuum cleaners

11 days ago   |   New Scientist

Kate Darling researches human-robot interaction. She explains why we are prone to forming emotional connections with robots and what we can learn from our relationships with...
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If you love Star Trek: Discovery watch these shows next

If you love Star Trek: Discovery watch these shows next

18 days ago   |   Pocket-lint

You've binged out on two seasons of Star Trek: Discovery and are now after a new sci-fi series to get your teeth into while you're stuck inside? Well, look no further...
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Small robots could help look after salmon without stressing them out

24 days ago   |   New Scientist

Robots are being developed to help with tasks like fixing the sea cages where fish are farmed, and their size seems to be all that affects how the fish react
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3D noise-resistant segmentation and tracking of unknown and occluded objects using integral imaging

25 days ago   |   Harvard

Doron Aloni, Jae-Hyun Jung, and Yitzhak Yitzhaky. 2017. “ 3D noise-resistant segmentation and tracking of unknown and occluded objects using integral imaging .” In...
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Robot with origami leaves can follow the sun like a real plant

25 days ago   |   New Scientist

A robot can recreate the mechanism plants use to transport water to bend itself towards the sun and open its leaves like a real plant
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Herd immunity should be considered to end lockdown, PM's adviser says

Herd immunity should be considered to end lockdown, PM's adviser says

The government's chief epidemic modeller says an exit plan is needed from the lockdown A senior science adviser to the government has said the UK should consider letting... Read more ...

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NASA news: Mars 2020 rover is fitted with wheels as NASA readies for July launch

NASA news: Mars 2020 rover is fitted with wheels as NASA readies for July launch

NASA'S Mars Perseverance rover is being readied for launch later this summer, with a new set of wheels fitted on the robotic explorer. Read more ...

Life on Mars breakthrough: 'GAME-CHANGER' after major study - shock report

Life on Mars breakthrough: 'GAME-CHANGER' after major study - shock report

A NEW study has dramatically boosted hopes of life on Mars - by proving the staggering abundance of organisms living in volcanic rocks on the sea floor. Read more ...

How rival science teams were born out of a sex smear that splintered the...

How rival science teams were born out of a sex smear that splintered the academic world

Rivalry between research teams at Oxford University, led by Professor Sunetra Gupta, and Imperial College may go back further than their conflicting coronavirus views from last... Read more ...

Photos: Astronauts train to ride a Dragon into space

Photos: Astronauts train to ride a Dragon into space

Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, two veteran space shuttle fliers, are gearing up to fly a privately-developed SpaceX Dragon capsule into orbit this year. The two astronauts... Read more ...

ESA science missions back in action after coronavirus-related shutdown

ESA science missions back in action after coronavirus-related shutdown

Artist's concept of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab Four of the European Space Agency's robotic missions, including the agency's two Mars orbiters, are... Read more ...

Crew training continues for SpaceX's first launch with astronauts

Crew training continues for SpaceX's first launch with astronauts

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley inside the Crew Dragon spaceship they will ride into orbit as soon as mid-to-late May. Credit: SpaceX During a visit to Cape... Read more ...

Government's 100,000-a-day coronavirus tests pledge 'unachievable', fear experts

Government's 100,000-a-day coronavirus tests pledge 'unachievable', fear experts

The Institute of Biomedical Science says equipment shortages make it unlikely the government will achieve its goal of 100,000 coronavirus tests a day by the end of April Read more ...

Here's Four Weird Artifacts of Video Conferencing

Here's Four Weird Artifacts of Video Conferencing

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces many U.S. colleges and universities to move their courses online , connecting online via video is now having its moment . Family, friends... Read more ...