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Before coming back down to Earth with the start of this week's North American International Auto Show, the mobility industry spent some time up in the bright, blue sky at CES 2019. Forget cars ready to drive home off the lot, CES was focused on vehicles, ecosystems and technologies built to shift paradigms and solve emerging transportation issues for future generations. And more often than
If you like commercial airliners, you'll love the design for the new Entranze EV. Executive Design Director Pontus Fontaeus at GAC comes from an airline cabin design background and headed up the design for this new EV concept from the Chinese automaker... Continue Reading GAC Motor unveils Entranze EV concept SUV in Detroit Category: Automotive Tags: China Concept Car
Contraceptives are rarely convenient – implanted devices are invasive, and you have to remember to take the pill every day. Now a team led by researchers at Georgia Tech are developing a painless, contraceptive microneedle patch that women can apply themselves in five seconds, and only needs to be done once a month... Continue Reading Painless microneedle patch provides month-long contrace
America's Federal Aviation Authority has put forth a set of proposed amendments to current drone laws that would allow drone users to fly over crowds and at night under certain circumstances, without needing to file paperwork and obtain exemptions... Continue Reading FAA proposes relaxing drone laws, potentially allowing drone deliveries to begin Category: Drones Tags: Deliver
A massive new study is uncovering the effects of genes and environment in over 500 different conditions. Targeting over 50,000 twin pairs, the research is the first of its kind to use large-scale data analysis to evaluate the heritability of such a broad range of conditions... Continue Reading Massive Harvard-led genetic twin study homes in on the nature versus nurture debate Category: Sc
A fascinating study from researchers at the University of Basel has revealed a method that forces malignant breast cancer cells to turn into fat cells. The research, currently demonstrated in mice, suggests the process could stop tumors from metastasizing and potentially make the cancer more susceptible to conventional chemotherapy... Continue Reading Method converting cancer cells into fa
We've already seen assistive robots for seniors, which sit in one place in the user's home. A team at Washington State University, however, has developed one that figures out where its user is, then goes to them and offers its assistance when needed... Continue Reading Assistive robot made to seek out seniors in their home Category: Robotics Tags: Assistive Technologies
Tomatoes are certainly hardy plants – this is partly due to a compound which they emit, known as hexenyl butyrate (HB). Spanish scientists have now found that a spray of synthetic HB helps various crop plants to withstand both drought and bacterial infections... Continue Reading Tomato "perfume" could protect crops from drought and bacteria Category: Science Tags: Agricultural
Volkswagen has unveiled an all-new 2020 Passat that features a new exterior look, a more powerful engine, and a lot of standard features – plus a new bumper-to-bumper warranty that VW says is the best in the US. The new 2020 Passat is aimed specifically at American buyers... Continue Reading Volkswagen unveils all-new 2020 Passat at NAIAS Category: Automotive Tags: Detroit Aut
Last year was stellar for gaming, as our round-up of the best console games of 2018 will attest. This year shows all the signs of another bumper year for gaming, so with this in mind, let's take a look forward to some of the most hotly-anticipated games of the year. With any luck, some of them will even turn out to be good. Though there are many lower-budget games to look forward to, this is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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