Purdue’s microbots are designed to wander around inside your body

Researchers at Purdue University have developed tiny microscale magnetic tumbling robots which could one day be used to deliver targeted doses of drug treatment within the human body. The post Purdue’s microbots...

A drone and helicopter reportedly collide in South Carolina

Bill Roberson/Digital Trends A drone may be the cause of a recent helicopter crash in South Carolina. If the unmanned flying object is determined to be the at fault, this will mark...

The latest weapon in the fight against potholes? Your smartphone

RoadBotics is a pothole-hating startup that has developed smart deep learning algorithms for helping monitor the conditions of roadways around the United States and potentially beyond. The post The latest weapon in...

SpaceX plans to launch its first ‘Starlink’ broadband satellites this weekend

Elon Musk likely silenced his naysayers forever (or at least for a few months) after the successful (and rather awe-inspiring) launch of the Falcon Heavy earlier in February, and now, the entrepreneur...

Google’s idea for radar-based gesture control could change the remote forever

Remote controls are functional, but they’re … well, boring. Ever since the remote went wireless, they’ve been mostly the same. Even as hardware remotes are replaced with apps on our phones,...

5 practical uses for Elon Musk’s impractical flamethrower

When Elon Musk's side hustle, The Boring Company, announced its new flamethrower, it garnered a lot of attention (and criticism). Here are six ways we would use it. The post 5 practical...

Keen to stay with her belongings, a woman climbed into an X-ray machine

A Chinese traveler took extreme measures recently when she was told to send her handbag through the X-ray machine. Apparently keen not to let it out of her sight, she hopped...

Today, A.I. helps detect tiny earthquakes. Tomorrow, it might predict the big one

In a recent study, an A.I. system was shown to be more accurate than current methods at detecting earthquakes, and may help bring scientists and seismologists closer to the elusive goal...

Graphene on toast? Edible electronics could help shield you from food poisoning

From helping detect cancer cells to acting as a kick-ass superconductor, graphene is capable of all kinds of amazing feats. But how does it taste? Believe it or not, that’s one...

These smart boots can achieve GPS-style accuracy indoors, no satellites required

University of Utah Global positioning system, or GPS, tech is able to locate people within 15 to 30 feet of virtually any outdoor location on the planet. Indoors, however, things are less...

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