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System can 3-D print an entire building

The list of materials that can be produced by 3-D printing has grown to include not just plastics but also metal, glass, and even food. Now, MIT researchers are expanding the list further, with ...

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Can DJI’s No-Fly Zone Software Stop ISIS from Weaponizing Drones?

Virtual fences could help drone manufacturers stop aircraft being used as home-brew killing machines—but terrorists may have other ideas.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from MIT Technology Review

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Study identifies optimum human hand-throwing techniques

(—A pair of researchers with Harvard and Yale Universities has conducted a study of optimal human throwing techniques and found which work best under which conditions. In their paper ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from

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Old car, new tricks: Adding safety tech to an older car

Old cars can learn new tricks.

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Tesla Model S safety concerns cost it Consumer Reports' top rating

Consumer Reports and Tesla really aren't getting along well lately. The what-should-I-buy magazine has lowered the ratings of Tesla's Model S and Model X after noting that ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Engadget

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Here's what Uber's air taxis may look like

Back in November, we heard about Uber's plans to add flying-car-like air taxis to its existing transport system. At the time, it wasn't clear just what form those vehicles would take. ...

Tue 25 Apr 17 from Gizmag

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Uber to launch flying cars to replace taxis, suggests everyone will use them in the future

The company claims the flying vehicles will make journeys much more quick

Tue 25 Apr 17 from The Independent

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How a dolphin eats an octopus without dying

An octopus’s tentacles can kill a dolphin — or a human — when eaten alive. But wily dolphins in Australia have figured out how to do this safely.

Tue 25 Apr 17 from ScienceNews

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Can plastic roads help save the planet?

A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.

Tue 25 Apr 17 from BBC News

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Scientists create new system of concrete building structures

Professor Andrey Ponomarev of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University and graduate student Alexander Rassokhin have developed several types of building blocks for construction ...

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