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Hints of life renew interest in Venus, and a private mission could lead the way

Hints of life renew interest in Venus, and a private mission could lead the way

7 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

A synthesized false color image of Venus, using 283-nm and 365-nm band images taken by the Venus Ultraviolet Imager on Japan's Akatsuki orbiter. Credit: JAXA / ISAS / Akatsuki...
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US Air Force: 'Unstoppable' Army trials AI robot dogs to defend bases - ‘Next-gen warfare'

US Air Force: 'Unstoppable' Army trials AI robot dogs to defend bases - ‘Next-gen warfare'

13 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE US Air Force is now using cutting-edge robot dogs to protect its bases, in scenes reminiscent of the dystopian TV show Black Mirror.
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Why so serious? Tenet and the new wave of 'science-based' time travel movies

13 days ago   |   The Guardian

Films like Back to the Future and The Terminator never thought too deeply about time travel; so is Christopher Nolan draining all the fun out of it? Spoiler alert: This article...
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Scientists create ‘walking robot army' in breakthrough - ‘Batteries and brains'

Scientists create ‘walking robot army' in breakthrough - ‘Batteries and brains'

23 days ago   |   Daily Express

SCIENTISTS have created an army of minuscule walking robots in a new breakthrough.
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Expert reaction to Elon Musk's Neuralink demonstration involving pigs

24 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

Elon Musk has presented his Neuralink brain computer interface in a live demonstration. Prof Andrew Jackson, Professor of Neural Interfaces, Newcastle University...
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Elon Musk's Neuralink unveils prototype of brain implants - and looks toward clinical trials

24 days ago   |   STAT   |   3 articles

Elon Musk on Friday unveiled a coin-sized prototype of a brain implant developed by his startup Neuralink to enable people who are paralyzed to operate smartphones and robotic...
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Peter: The Human Cyborg viewers in tears as ‘inspiring' scientist breaks boundaries in motor neurone disease battle

Peter: The Human Cyborg viewers in tears as ‘inspiring' scientist breaks boundaries in motor neurone disease battle

26 days ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Peter: The Human Cyborg had viewers emotional Viewers of Peter: The Human Cyborg were left in tears as they watched a scientist use technology to combat the worsening symptoms...
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Army of a million microscopic robots created to explore on tiny scale

26 days ago   |   New Scientist

Roboticists have produced a million microscopic walking robots on a silicon wafer - in future, similar robot armies could roam inside the human body
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ZENATI LAB - Medical Robotics & Computer Assisted Surgery Laboratory

28 days ago   |   Harvard


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Quantifying intraoperative team cognitive workload in complex surgical environments

1 month ago   |   Harvard

Lauren R Kennedy-Metz, Roger D Dias, Heather M Conboy, Jacob Nudel, Eileen M Stock, and Marco A Zenati. 5/2019. “ Quantifying intraoperative team cognitive workload in complex...
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NASA Moon landing: Chief says agency is on track to land first woman on the...

NASA Moon landing: Chief says agency is on track to land first woman on the Moon by 2024

NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has unveiled the first phase of the US space agency's bold plan to land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. Read more ...

YouTube star, 64, with science channel targeting kids ‘found with huge stash...

YouTube star, 64, with science channel targeting kids ‘found with huge stash of child sex abuse images'

YouTube star John Krampf is alleged to have been found with thousands of child sex abuse images depicting youngsters aged under 12 (Pictures: YouTube/Kane County Sheriff's... Read more ...

Alien life breakthrough: UK scientists in bid to find building block of life...

Alien life breakthrough: UK scientists in bid to find building block of life on exoplanets

ASTRONOMERS at the University of Warwick have proposed a cutting-edge technique that could detect water on distant exoplanets, boosting the search for alien life. Read more ...

Remembering Georgina Mace

Remembering Georgina Mace

By Seirian Sumner and Nathalie Pettorelli We were deeply saddened to hear that Georgina Mace passed away at the weekend. Georgina has a firm place on any list of influential... Read more ...

NASA news: Returning to the Moon will cost taxpayers a staggering £22billion

NASA news: Returning to the Moon will cost taxpayers a staggering £22billion

NASA has revealed this week the eye-watering cost of sending humans back to the Moon for the first time since 1972. Read more ...

Archaeology news: Research reveals how ancient pandemics spread - ‘This matters'

Archaeology news: Research reveals how ancient pandemics spread - ‘This matters'

ARCHAEOLOGY experts have highlighted how ancient diseases used to spread, in research with profound implications for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Space news: Astronomer discovery an alien Earth-sized 'Pi planet' with...

Space news: Astronomer discovery an alien Earth-sized 'Pi planet' with bizarre orbit

SPACE experts have discovered a "Pi Earth" similar to our planet that orbits its star almost exactly every 3.14 days. Read more ...

NASA news: Juno spacecraft snaps 'dramatic image' of 2,200 mile lunar...

NASA news: Juno spacecraft snaps 'dramatic image' of 2,200 mile lunar eclipse on Jupiter

NASA'S Juno spacecraft snapped this "dramatic image" of a lunar eclipse passing over Jupiter, caused by its volcanic moon Io. Read more ...

Autumn Equinox 2020: the science behind the changing seasons

Autumn Equinox 2020: the science behind the changing seasons

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PAUL THOMAS on. the impending second wave

PAUL THOMAS on. the impending second wave

'Don't be blinded by the science, Prime Minister - have a look at the SUMS' Read more ...