How GPS Has Changed Warfare Since the First Space War
Iraqi T-62 destroyed during Gulf War
February 8th, 2016
Satellite-based navigation proved its mettle during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, leading to what some say is an overdependence on "jammable" GPS technology.
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Fine-Tune the World with 'Augmented Reality' Earbuds
Here Active Listening Earbuds
February 4th, 2016
New earbuds from the Here Active Listening can now instantly transform sounds from your surroundings. These wearable devices seek to "augment reality" — in this case, your soundscape.
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In a Tight Spot? Robo-Roach Can Flatten Itself to Help
Robot Cockroach
February 8th, 2016
Robots that mimic the way cockroaches can scuttle through teeny-tiny cracks might one day help first responders locate and rescue disaster victims trapped in debris, researchers say.
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Magnetic 'MoonWalker' Shoes Help You Defy Gravity
MoonWalker Shoes
February 6th, 2016
Have you ever fantasized about walking on the moon, but you don't want to put on a spacesuit and blast more than 200,000 miles (322,000 kilometers) through space? A New York-based startup plans to turn this lunar fantasy into a reality.
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Dutch Police Deploy Drone-Disabling Birds of Prey
February 3rd, 2016
In the Netherlands, police officers are inaugurating a new species of animal partner — eagles — to take down illegal aerial drones.
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Smartphones Could Generate Own Power with New Coating
Touch Screen
February 2nd, 2016
A transparent material that can be attached to a smartphone's touch screen could help the device generate electricity whenever anyone taps it, researchers in China say.
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Watch a Robot Salamander Swim and Walk (Video)
spinal cord
February 5th, 2016
A new robot salamander has been designed by mimicking nature, and it can both swim, walk and turn.
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MIT Team Wins SpaceX Hyperloop Design Contest
MIT's Hyperloop Pod Design
February 2nd, 2016
On Saturday (Jan. 30), a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) won the first stage of the SpaceX Hyperloop design competition, which was held at Texas A&M University in College Station.
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