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Simple stickers may save lives of heart patients, athletes and lower medical costs for families

Heart surgery can be traumatic for patients. Having to continuously monitor your status without a doctor when you are back home can be even scarier. Imagine being able to do that with a simple ...

12 hours ago from TechXplore

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Researchers shot a drone at a plane to study a simulated mid-flight impact

There has been much concern expressed over what is being termed “malicious drone use” lately. Earlier this month Congress passed a bill allowing the government to shoot down any drone it deems ...

10 hours ago from Techspot

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High-performance, flexible, transparent force touch sensor for wearable devices

Researchers have reported a high-performance and transparent nanoforce touch sensor by developing a thin, flexible, and transparent hierarchical nanocomposite (HNC) film. The research team says ...

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Study exposes security vulnerabilities in terahertz data links

A new study shows that terahertz data links, which may play a role in ultra-high-speed wireless data networks of the future, aren't as immune to eavesdropping as many researchers have assumed. ...

Mon 15 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Ionic decision-maker capable of self-learning

A NIMS research group has invented an ionic device, termed an ionic decision-maker, capable of quickly making its own decisions based on previous experience using changes in ionic/molecular ...

Mon 15 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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SoundBender levitates objects by curving sound waves around obstacles

Levitation is often thought of as the realm of magicians or The Jetsons, but it is technically possible. That said, the tech seems to be moving pretty slowly. Now, researchers at the ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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PrinTracker tech could match sketchy objects to 3D printers that made them

Although 3D printers are able to produce some amazing objects, they can also crank out counterfeit goods, illegal firearms, and other not-so-nice creations. Soon, if someone is suspected ...

7 hours ago from Gizmag

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Bioinspired camera could help self-driving cars see better

Inspired by the visual system of the mantis shrimp—among the most complex found in nature—researchers have created a new type of camera that could greatly improve the ability of cars to spot ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from TechXplore

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Saudi Arabia opens high-speed railway to public

Saudi Arabia's new high-speed railway opened to the public on Thursday, whisking Muslim pilgrims and other travellers between Mecca and Medina, Islam's holiest cities.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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2020 Mercedes S-Class To Get Own Semi-Autonomous Driving System

The refreshed 2020 S-Class that Mercedes is working on may feature the company’s own semi-autonomous driving system. This, according to the company’s head of research. He said ...

Sun 14 Oct 18 from Ubergizmo

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