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Two commercial satellites link up in space for first time

Two commercial satellites link up in space for first time

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now

The Intelsat 901 satellite, backdropped by planet Earth, is seen by Northrop Grumman's first Mission Extension Vehicle more than 22,000 miles over the Pacific Ocean. Credit...
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Aberdeen primary pupils to take part in national lego challenge

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Aberdeen primary pupils are building for the future by taking part in a competition involving toy bricks. Youngsters at Mile End school are battling it out this weekend to be...
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Researchers develop AI-based intervention for kids with autism

2 days ago   |   STAT

Everyday social interactions with family members and peers can be challenging for children with autism spectrum disorder. Oftentimes, specialists use behavioral therapy to work...
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Automatically steering cardiac catheters in vivo with respiratory motion compensation

4 days ago   |   Harvard

Paul M. Loschak, Alperen Degirmenci, Cory M Tschabrunn, Elad Anter, and Robert D. Howe. 2020. “ Automatically steering cardiac catheters in vivo with respiratory motion...
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IJRR paper published!

4 days ago   |   Harvard

February 19, 2020Our paper Automatically steering cardiac catheters in vivo with respiratory motion compensation was published today in the International Journal of Robotics...
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Here are the contenders for STAT Madness 2020. Voting begins March 2

4 days ago   |   STAT

A DNA microscope. A gene therapy for “bubble boy” disease. The restoration of cellular activity in pig brains four hours after death. Nano-robots that might clean teeth better...
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The pull of Pinocchio - How an Italian fairy tale became a pop culture staple

The pull of Pinocchio - How an Italian fairy tale became a pop culture staple

5 days ago   |   Little White Lies

Back in 1976, during initial conversations with Brian W Aldiss about his short story ‘Supertoys Last All Summer Long', Stanley Kubrick gave the writer a copy of Carlo Collodi's...
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InSight lander will try robotic elbow grease to help stalled heat probe

InSight lander will try robotic elbow grease to help stalled heat probe

6 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

A camera on the InSight lander shows the “mole” instrument trying to hammer its way below the surface of Mars with help from the spacecraft's robot arm “pinning” it from one...
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Robots are taking manufacturing jobs but making firms more productive

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

Robots are replacing manufacturing workers in France, making companies more productive and reducing employment across the industry
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Phobos sample return mission enters development for 2024 launch

Phobos sample return mission enters development for 2024 launch

8 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Artist's concept of the Japanese MMX spacecraft near Mars and Phobos. Credit: JAXA Japan's space agency has approved a robotic mission to retrieve a sample from the Martian...
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Legendary mathematician and physicist Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96

Legendary mathematician and physicist Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96

Mathematician and physicist Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96, according to a press release issued by Princeton University . A former professor of physics at the... Read more ...

The science behind Married At First Sight's cheating scandal

The science behind Married At First Sight's cheating scandal

Stacey Hampton shocked Married At First Sight viewers this week when she sided with her husband Michael Goonan after he cheated on her with Hayley Vernon. Read more ...

Diversity & Entrepreneurship | Darwin & Marie 2020

Diversity & Entrepreneurship | Darwin & Marie 2020

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Glowing frogs and salamanders may be surprisingly common

Glowing frogs and salamanders may be surprisingly common

Glowing frogs and salamanders may be surprisingly common : Many animals - from marine species like fish to corals and land creatures like penguins and parrots - have a hidden... Read more ...

A terrible loss of one of my absolutely favorite people in the world

A terrible loss of one of my absolutely favorite people in the world

I have no words. ... Read more ...

Space shock: Mystery ‘alien object' orbiting Earth captured in stunning new...

Space shock: Mystery ‘alien object' orbiting Earth captured in stunning new Gemini photos

SPACE experts are scrambling to understand a mysterious alien object that has entered Earth's object. Read more ...

Archeology shock: 5,000-year-old Anatolian weapon dubbed 'world's oldest sword'

Archeology shock: 5,000-year-old Anatolian weapon dubbed 'world's oldest sword'

ARCHEOLOGISTS have announced a mislabelled sword is in fact one of the world's oldest weapons. Read more ...

How to live longer: Three reasons why paprika spice may increase your life...

How to live longer: Three reasons why paprika spice may increase your life expectancy

HOW TO live longer is a much-mooted topic across a number of different disciplines but one area in particular has come up with concrete answers: science. The most robust... Read more ...

Britain is step away from nuclear fusion's free clean energy - but Aussies...

Britain is step away from nuclear fusion's free clean energy - but Aussies set to beat us

AGAINST the odds, and years of underfunding, British scientists have led the world in nuclear fusion - the mind-bending science of turning sea water into limitless, free, clean... Read more ...

Train Your People to Think in Code

Train Your People to Think in Code

David Waller. 4/11/2019. “ Train Your People to Think in Code .” MIT Sloan Management Review. Publisher's Version Abstract Taking a code-centered approach to work will benefit... Read more ...