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Jan 23, 2020

This is the most comprehensive brain wiring diagram ever attempted
The developing field of connectomics - the attempt to produce a neuron-and-synapse-level wiring diagram of the brain - has taken a major leap forward, as a Janelia team with the help of Google has released a full map of the hemibrain of a fruit fly.

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Jan 23, 2020

Touchscreen projector device brings gesture control to any display
Glamos is a tiny device that uses LIDAR technology to project a kind of virtual touchscreen anywhere one is needed, turning TVs and projectors into giant motion-controlled displays that you don't need to actually touch.

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Jan 23, 2020

Maintain perfect focus all day with this innovative biometrics device
When it comes to getting ahead, nothing is more important than sustained focus. This FOCI: Focus-Boosting Wearable will help you improve your focus and relieve stress so you can live a more productive life, and it's available for over 40% off at $69.

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Jan 23, 2020

Scientists brew up a mathematical formula for the ideal coffee
A team of scientists has created a mathematical model for what they say is the ideal coffee, recommending that a less-is-more approach could lead baristas to produce one heavenly espresso after another, using around a quarter fewer beans.

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Jan 22, 2020

New drug may keep cancer metastasis under control
Fighting cancer can sometimes feel like a game of Whack-A-Mole - even after a primary tumor is removed the disease can crop up again in other organs. Now, researchers have developed a drug that can prevent cancer from spreading.

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Jan 22, 2020

Mystery of how stress turns hair gray finally solved by Harvard team
A team of Harvard scientists has finally solved the mystery of how acute stress causes hair to turn gray. The researchers discovered when stress triggers the "fight or flight" response, it depletes pigment-producing stem cells in hair follicles.

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Jan 22, 2020

A dash of silicon improves stopping power of common body armor material
Scientists at Texas A&M University have figured out a way to supercharge boron carbide armor's already impressive stopping abilities, adding a little silicon to the mix so that it can withstand bullets traveling at even higher speeds.

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Jan 22, 2020

Romotow's fold-out "Swiss army campervan" nears completion
It's been at least eight years in the making, but we've finally got a sneak peek at the first Romotow fold-out caravan, with its crazy-stylish rotating cabin and built-in sun deck. It's bang-on with the concept renders and production starts soon.

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Jan 22, 2020

Peptide tooth coating helps keep cavities at bay
Fillings are essentially the only treatment option widely available for cavities, but now researchers from China have created a new peptide-based coating that can prevent cavities from forming.

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Jan 22, 2020

Stanford scientists adapt antiviral treatments to take down cancer
Through a mix of advanced science, lateral thinking and a little good fortune, researchers at Stanford University have developed new drugs that have proved effective in halting the growth of cancer cells in early experiments.

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Jan 22, 2020

Flu vaccine in a pill as effective as injectable form in human trials
Phase 2 human trial results have been published demonstrating the efficacy of an oral form of the influenza vaccine. The trial compared the pill to the most commonly used injectable flu vaccine and found it as safe and effective as its counterpart.

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Jan 22, 2020

DNA study suggests snakes may be source of coronavirus outbreak
A new article is reporting the first results of a genetic study into the DNA of the novel coronavirus spreading across the globe. The research suggests the virus may have originated in snakes, which were sold at the market where the outbreak began.

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Jan 22, 2020

Origami-inspired ballistic shield now available to police forces
Although the bulletproof shields used by police officers are definitely life-savers, the things are also quite heavy and bulky. The origami-inspired Swift Shield offers an alternative, as it folds down into a lightweight package when not in use.

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Jan 22, 2020

Oldest major impact crater on Earth identified in Australian outback
Scientists have identified the oldest impact site ever to scar our planet's surface. The body that formed the Yarrabubba crater in the Australian outback struck Earth 2.229 billion years ago, and may have helped end a global ice age.

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Jan 22, 2020

Composite food wrap kills bacteria
We've recently heard about a number of experimental antibacterial food-wrap films, that could replace conventional polyethylene. The latter does have some desirable qualities, though, so scientists have now developed a composite made from it.

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Jan 22, 2020

Self-moisturizing contact lens could prevent "dry eye"
Although contact lenses may be less awkward than glasses, they do have their drawbacks - among these is the fact that they can cause "dry eye syndrome." Help could be on the way, however, in the form of a self-moisturizing contact.

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Jan 22, 2020

Autonomous electric bus rolls into Haneda International Airport
All Nippon Airways is collaborating with SB Drive, Advanced Smart Mobility and BYD to test an autonomous electric bus at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Japan. The trial starts today and will run until the end of the month.

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Jan 22, 2020

EV charging technologies to be tested across Europe
Renault and partners have announced the launch of the INCIT-EV project, where innovative electric vehicle charging technologies will be installed and evaluated in various locations throughout Europe.

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Jan 22, 2020

Rocket camper van keeps it roomy with pulleys, straps and carabiners
On a mission to create a lighter, more versatile family camper van, Rocket Camper launched one of the buzziest vans at the CMT show. Solutions like a pulley-lift bed and deconstructed indoor/outdoor bathroom kept the crowds swarming.

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Jan 22, 2020

Hybrid timber tower to grow in the Netherlands
PLP Architecture has designed an attractive €160 million hybrid timber tower that's due to be constructed in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The project, dubbed Tree House, will reach a maximum height of 140 m.

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Jan 22, 2020

Terahertz radiation breakthrough smashes efficiency record
Terahertz radiation is extremely useful but, traditionally, tricky and expensive to generate. Scientists at TU Wien have come up with a new source of terahertz radiation that they claim breaks records for efficiency and the breadth of its spectrum.

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Jan 22, 2020

Moon, Mars and beyond: Space exploration highlights coming up in 2020
Science stands still for no one, and with a new year comes a new calendar of exciting events in spaceflight and exploration. New Atlas rounds up some of the most important milestones to look forward to in 2020.

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Jan 22, 2020

Triumph releases Alpine and Desert special editions of the Tiger 1200
Triumph has split its adventure bike lineup even further with the addition of two new special editions to its big, bad Tiger 1200. The new Desert Edition takes aim at sandy off-roading, while the Alpine Edition is more of a mountain road tourer.

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Jan 22, 2020

Keep your gear clean with this one-of-a-kind brush
Anyone who's active in the great outdoors knows how hard it is to keep gadgets free from mud, dirt and grime. This Brush Hero®: Deluxe Set is designed to get tough on virtually any type of mess you can throw its way, and it's on sale for just $49.99.

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jan 22, 2020

Pampa brings Argentinian-style grilling to impromptu backyard BBQs
Ñuke is a manufacturer of handcrafted Argentinian-style barbecues inspired by centuries of tradition, and it has just rolled out its most portable unit yet, the compact Pampa for roll-in, roll-out grilling convenience.

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jan 21, 2020

Coronavirus explained: What do we know so far?
As the new year kicked off, a never-before-seen virus began to spread across China. So what do we know so far about this mystery virus? And how dangerous is the looming epidemic?

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Jan 21, 2020

New walking sharks discovered in the waters of Indonesia
Scientists have observed four new species of shark using their fins to walk across the sea floor, a motion rarely seen in the animals and one that affords them a strong advantage over the smaller creatures they prey on.

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Jan 21, 2020

Boeing CMV-22B Osprey makes maiden flight
The latest variant of the Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft recently completed its maiden flight. Designed to replace the US Navy's C-2A Greyhound cargo aircraft, the CMV-22B Osprey will be used to transport high-priority cargoes for carrier fleets.

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Jan 21, 2020

NASA unveils Mars 2020 finalist names
NASA has revealed the nine finalist names for the space agency's Mars 2020 rover - and none of them are "Rovy McRoverface." Selected from 28,000 essays submitted by US elementary and high school students, the nine names will now go to a public poll.

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Jan 21, 2020

Broad-spectrum solar breakthrough could efficiently produce hydrogen
A new molecule developed by Ohio State University scientists can harvest energy from the entire visible spectrum of light, harnessing up to 50 percent more solar energy than current solar cells, and can also catalyze that energy into hydrogen.

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Jan 21, 2020

Osteoarthritis reversed in rats with experimental drug combo
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common ailments of an aging population. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have found that a combination of two experimental drugs appears to reverse the symptoms of the disorder in rats and in human cells.

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Jan 21, 2020

Lego launches an International Space Station kit
Lego is adding to its catalogue of space-themed kits, today announcing a replica of the International Space Station that features moving parts to mimic some of the orbiting laboratory's realistic functions.

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Jan 21, 2020

FDA study confirms sunscreen chemicals are absorbed through skin
Research has confirmed chemicals in sunscreen can be detected in the blood of users after just one application. But experts urge people continue using sunscreen as there is no evidence to suggest these findings point to negative health consequences.

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Jan 21, 2020

iOgrapher Pro aims to turn tablets into TV cameras
With their built-in HD cameras and nice big LCD screens, tablets are tempting to use in professional video production. Their format is still a little cumbersome, though, which is where the iOgrapher Pro is designed to come in.

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Jan 21, 2020

Mira tech puts selfie-takers back in the picture
Have you ever seen people at public spaces such as galleries, who seem to be focused more on taking their selfies than on the exhibits? The Mira system is designed to help, by serving as a selfie-taking part of the show.

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Jan 21, 2020

Film and TV favorites among incoming Scalextric cars
Building a Scalextric track, slotting in competing cars and testing your racing skills against friends or family is enormous fun. Among the new cars due for release in 2020 are movie and TV favorites such as the DeLorean from Back to the Future.

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Jan 21, 2020

Sono Motors crowdfunding push raises €53 million
The community funding push that Sono Motors launched in early December, 2019, went on a little longer than originally advertised, but the company behind the PV-packed Sion family EV has come out of the other side with more money than was hoped for.

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Jan 21, 2020

LOHA designs energy-efficient housing for Los Angeles homeless
The LOHA-designed MLK1101 Supportive Housing in Los Angeles provides a safe and affordable home to homeless people and other vulnerable groups. It incorporates several energy-efficient elements, including a focus on natural lighting and ventilation.

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Jan 21, 2020

Bimobil 4x4 expedition vehicle to camp as a backcountry smart home
We've seen camper vans with Mercedes' MBAC smart tech, and at this year's CMT show, we took a look at the first MBAC motorhome. Bimobil's LBX 365 is an off-grid expedition vehicle that now brings a little modern convenience to rarely explored spaces.

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Jan 21, 2020

The ultra-lightweight chassis of the 500 km/h Hennessey Venom F5
John Hennessey believes he's building the world's fastest street car, capable of more than 500 km/h (310.7 mph). To do so, he's put together a blinder of an engine, and now he's revealed the ultra-light, massively strong chassis of the Venom F5.

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Jan 21, 2020

The extraordinary aerial photography of Bernhard Lang
For over a decade photographer Bernhard Lang has been working on a massive project called Aerial Views. From the abstract spectacle of solar power plants to the dense urban jungle of Manilla, Lang has extensively explored our world from above.

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jan 21, 2020

This simulator brings pro-level golf to your home or office
If you love playing golf but hate having to dish out an absurd amount of cash for a fancy club membership, look no further than PhiGolf, which lets you play golf year-round in the comfort of your own home or office.

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Jan 21, 2020

Works begin at Dogger Bank, the world's largest off-shore wind farm
The waters surrounding the UK have long played home to some of the world's most ambitious renewable energy projects, and they are set to welcome another with construction now underway at Dogger Bank, the world's largest off-shore wind farm to be.

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Jan 20, 2020

Gallery: 2020 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia was a photographic feast
In 2020, the Dakar Rally made another controversial move, this time to the endless desert sands and razor-sharp rocky outcroppings of Saudi Arabia for the ultimate torture test of man and machine. And this year's images are absolutely stunning.

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Jan 20, 2020

Review: 2020 Nissan Versa proves entry-level is heating up
What if I told you that you could buy a new, premium-level car for well under US$20,000? Seem hokey? We have looked at several sub-$20k cars with top shelf comfort, quality, and amenities. Here's another one in the 2020 Nissan Versa.

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Jan 20, 2020

Chasing antibiotics with good bacteria could prevent bad infections
Researchers at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) in Portugal and Stanford in the US have identified one particular bacterium, Klebsiella michiganensis, that could be administered after a round of antibiotics to help prevent harmful infections.

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Jan 20, 2020

Newly understood protein raises hopes of advanced arthritis treatments
Scientists have just discovered a new mechanism that can be key in regulating inflammation in sufferers of autoimmune disease, raising hopes of new drugs that can better protect against it and the ailments it can bring, such as rheumatoid arthritis.

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Jan 20, 2020

Newly discovered immune cell points to universal cancer treatment
Breakthrough research from an international team of scientists has uncovered a new type of immune cell with the ability to target and kill most kinds of cancer cells, raising hopes for a universal cancer treatment.

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Jan 20, 2020

Amazon to roll out 10,000 electric rickshaws in India
As it gears up for a big push into India and a wider pursuit of climate neutrality, Amazon has announced plans to deploy 10,000 electric delivery rickshaws across the country, following successful trials across Indian cities in 2019.

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Jan 20, 2020

Study predicts localized platypus extinctions
Given how closely associated platypuses are with Australia, it's easy to assume that the animals will always be present there in large numbers. According to a new study, however, they may be facing a real risk of extinction - in many areas, at least.

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Jan 20, 2020

Retro-digital video camera channels the spirit of Super 8
Super 8mm cameras could only shoot three minutes of film at a time, and the footage was grainy and flickery. If you think those are good qualities (and many people do), then you might be interested in the new Fragment 8 retro digital video camera.

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Jan 20, 2020

New test quickly detects algae-bloom toxins in urine
If someone is showing symptoms that may be caused by a toxic algae bloom, it's important to know ASAP if that is indeed the culprit. A new urine test could soon help in doing so.

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Jan 20, 2020

Samsung refreshes clothes with blasts of air and steam
Samsung's AirDresser is designed to be used on those occasions where clothes don't need a full cycle in the washing machine. It uses air and steam to sanitize and freshen garments placed inside.

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Jan 20, 2020

Hünerkopf Sprinter 4x4 landaulet locks in weirdest convertible of 2020
Hünerkopf presents an even more unlikely off-road touring landaulet than Mercedes' own Maybach G650. Its fully ruggedized Sprinter 4x4 takes on safaris and other adventure tours with a retractable glass canopy and four-seat vis-a-vis luxury cabin.

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Jan 20, 2020

Transparent Jungle Bubbles let guests sleep among elephants
Thailand's Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort recently installed two Bubble Hotels that let visitors sleep among jungle wildlife, including elephants. The transparent inflatable shelters include a bathroom and air-conditioning.

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Jan 20, 2020

Microsoft launches revamped Edge browser - here's what's new
Microsoft is pushing out its new and improved Edge browser - rebuilt from scratch and available on all the major platforms. Here's what you get in the new browser, and why Microsoft went back to the drawing board.

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Jan 20, 2020

Earthquake-resistant tiny prefab boasts voice-controlled technology
Nestron has revealed a 14.5 square meter (156 sq ft) tiny home that is packed with smart features. Dubbed Cube One, the prefabricated single room home is ready to move-in from delivery and boasts a series of smart and sustainable technologies.

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Jan 20, 2020

Atomic bonds forming and breaking captured on video for the first time
Atoms are known for forming bonds and breaking apart, but because this happens on such a tiny scale, it's difficult to study and record. Now, researchers have managed to capture atoms forming and breaking bonds on video for the first time.

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Jan 20, 2020

These AirPod alternatives are only $60 today
Everybody loves Apple's AirPod headphones, but spending that much money on a pair of headphones just doesn't make sense — especially because these AirSounds MAX True Wireless Earbuds deliver much of the same sonic power and style for just $59.99.

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Jan 20, 2020

A UK automotive startup that has been developing its own vehicles since 2015 has now received a high profile boost, with Hyundai and Kia announcing a €100M investment aimed at ushering in the era of electric transportation.
UK automotive startup Arrival has been developing its own electric vehicles since 2015 and just has received a high profile boost, with Hyundai and Kia announcing a €100 million (US$110 million) investment aimed at ushering in the era of electric transportation.

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Jan 20, 2020

Hyundai and Kia pump €100M into EV startup Arrival
UK automotive startup Arrival has been developing its own electric vehicles since 2015 and just has received a high profile boost, with Hyundai and Kia announcing a €100 million (US$110 million) investment aimed at ushering in the era of electric transportation.

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Jan 20, 2020

Preview: The 2020 Las Vegas Motorcycle Auctions
Never before in the history of motorcycle auctions has there been a greater field of desirable lots than is on offer in Las Vegas later next week. It's not just the depth of the field, but the diversity.

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Jan 20, 2020

Jaguar Land Rover wants to move your butt for you as you drive
Long drives, much like long flights, can result in health issues simply because of the inactivity of sitting there not moving for so long. Jaguar Land Rover plans to solve this by moving your lower body for you by way of actuators in your seat.

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Jan 19, 2020

New study links fish oil with improved sperm count and health
An observational study has linked fish oil supplements with improved semen quality and testicular function in healthy men. The research can't prove causation, however, it does echo research reaching similar conclusions in men with fertility issues.

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Jan 19, 2020

Laffite resurrects the Zarooq Sand Racer, a 720-horsepower dune weapon
This nutty machine looks like some sort of beach buggy with a roof on, but under the hood it's an off-road supercar with a supercharged 6.2-liter, 720-horsepower LS3 motor and a weirdly semi-luxury interior. Yours from just US$465,000.

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Jan 19, 2020

Prototype plant shows how astronauts could pull oxygen out of moondust
There's only so much oxygen we can take with us to the Moon, so figuring out how to produce it there is crucial. Now, ESA researchers have created a prototype device that can make oxygen out of the most common thing on the Moon - dirt.

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Jan 19, 2020

MIT's ingestible medical devices can be dissolved by light
In search of advanced medical devices that can be ingested by the human body and don't need to be surgically removed after, scientists at MIT have developed a new technology that would instead break them down by exposure to certain kinds of light.

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Jan 19, 2020

Low-fat milk linked with longer telomeres, a sign of slower aging
A new study has examined the relationship between telomere length and intake of milk with different fat concentrations, suggesting there is a link between consumption of low-fat variants and longer telomeres that can equate to several years of aging.

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Jan 19, 2020

MDMA for PTSD granted Expanded Access by FDA, patient treatments begin
Marking an impressive milestone in the development of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD, the FDA has approved the treatment for Expanded Access, allowing certain patients access to the therapy before full market approval is granted.

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Jan 19, 2020

SpaceX destroys rocket in successful Crew Dragon inflight abort test
SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 booster have completed an inflight launch escape demonstration. On January 19, 2020, the rocket and the unmanned capsule lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center for the eight-minute final flight test.

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Jan 19, 2020

Beauer X-Van expanding sleeper pod adds extra space to your camper van
French company Beauer has earned a lot of attention over the years for its telescoping teardrop caravans. Now the company's bringing its tech to van life, launching a plug-and-play module that expands the size of a camper van.

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Jan 18, 2020

ESA solves the riddle of why the Huygens probe spun the wrong way
ESA engineers have determined why the space agency's Huygens probe suddenly began spinning the wrong way 15 years ago as it descended to the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The reversal could have implications for future space missions.

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Jan 18, 2020

USAF completes ground tests of hypersonic flight research rocket
The US Air Force has completed ground test firings at Cecil Spaceport in Jacksonville, Florida, of a new rocket designed to provide affordable access to hypersonic flight conditions to accelerate development of the technology.

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Jan 17, 2020

Affinity camper van modernizes family camping
With #vanlife shining a spotlight on camper vans, manufacturers have been moving conversions upmarket, creating vans that look and live like larger motorhomes. Affinity's version has convertible bunk beds and a bedroom with en suite bathroom.

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Jan 17, 2020

New suction-cup system spins water to stick to rough surfaces
While there already are powered suction-cup devices that allow people or robots to climb walls, they only work on smooth surfaces. Chinese scientists, however, have now developed a system that sticks to rough surfaces via spinning water.

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Jan 17, 2020

People can be identified by the way they dance
Might it be possible that someday, an official might get you to dance around in order to confirm that you're really you? Perhaps not, but nonetheless, a study has determined that people's identities can be matched to their unique style of dancing.

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Jan 17, 2020

Leica launches third generation black and white digital rangefinder
Cameras sporting the iconic red Leica logo are rugged, expensive and much sought after. They also produce stunning images, rich in color and detail. But there's no red dot on the just-announced M10 Monochrom, and it only shoots in black and white.

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Jan 17, 2020

Work underway on Zaha Hadid Architects' Unicorn Island masterplan
Work is well underway on a large new project in Chengdu, China, by Zaha Hadid Architects. Once complete, the Unicorn Island masterplan will create living and working space for Chinese and international startups in the firm's signature style.

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Jan 17, 2020

Fender adds Stratocaster to Acoustasonic series hybrid guitars
Last year, Fender broke into new territory with the launch of the American Acoustasonic Telecaster, which came with the tagline - "acoustic, electric and everything inbetween." The iconic brand has now added a Stratocaster to the lineup.

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Jan 17, 2020

AIA highlights American interior design excellence
The American Institute of Architects has declared the 2020 Interior Architecture Awards winners. This year's selection includes a Google office, a museum extension, and an accessible renovation of a modernist office building.

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Jan 17, 2020

Fastest spinning object in the world hits 300 billion rpm
In 2018, researchers created the world's fastest-spinning object that reached 60 billion rpm - now that seems like the teacup ride at Disneyland. The same team has broken its own record, creating a new nano-scale rotor that spins five times faster.

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Jan 17, 2020

Maintain perfect posture all day long with this $89 device
Maintaining perfect posture is key to a strong core, but if you slouch all the time, it can be hard to keep your back straight all day long. What you need is a gentle reminder to sit and stand straight, and the UPRIGHT GO 2 can help for $89.

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Jan 17, 2020

Mosquitoes resistant to all types of dengue virus engineered
Scientists at Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have genetically engineered the first breed of mosquitoes with resistance to all four serotypes of dengue fever.

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Jan 16, 2020

Zanco tiny t2 review: Hands on with the world's smallest 3G phone
New Atlas tries out the Zanco tiny t2 - the world's smallest working 3G phone - which is designed as a portable secondary device to your expensive smartphone. And yes, it's exactly as practical as we expected, with a price tag a little too high.

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Jan 16, 2020

"Super-human red blood cells" hide drugs from immune system attack
Researchers have developed what they are calling "super-human red blood cells." These are normal red blood cells loaded with synthetic drug molecules, creating a powerful hybrid cell designed to deliver drugs to targeted locations in the body.

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Jan 16, 2020

Edible fluro tags light up prescription drugs to ensure their safety
Scientists at Purdue University have come up with en edible security tag that can be integrated into medicine and emit distinctive light patterns when exposed to LED lights as a way to guarantee its safety and authenticity.

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Jan 16, 2020

Scientists get goosebumps after undomesticated wolf puppies play fetch
Scientists have been left dumbfounded after wolf puppies raised in their care exhibited a totally unexpected ability to retrieve a ball much like a domesticated dog, shedding light on how the early stages of dog domestication may have played out.

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Jan 16, 2020

F/A-18 Super Hornet gets service-life-extending sensor pod
The US Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornet supersonic tactical fighter received a new lease on life in late 2019 when a Block III version of the aircraft flew for the first time equipped with an Infrared Search & Track (IRST) Block II pod.

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Jan 16, 2020

Trial finds CBD reduces anxiety-related tremors in Parkinson's disease
A new study from a team of Brazilian scientists is reporting results from the first randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial exploring the effect of cannabidiol (CBD) on anxiety, and anxiety-induced tremors, in Parkinson's patients.

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Jan 16, 2020

Lockheed Martin to develop ground-launched hypersonic missile
Lockheed Martin has been awarded US$31.9 million by DARPA for further development of a ground-launched hypersonic missile. The contract allows the defense company to begin the Weapon System Integration program for the boost-to-glide weapon system.

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Jan 16, 2020

Bacteria used to create "living" building materials
We've already heard about experimental self-healing concrete, that can repair cracks within itself. Now, scientists have gone a step further, utilizing bacteria to create building materials that can be grown on-site - and that regenerate when broken.

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Jan 16, 2020

Plastic-layer thickness used to form unique IDs for 3D-printed objects
As is the case with items that are manufactured in more traditional manners, it's certainly possible for 3D-printed products to be counterfeited. A new system could help identify such bogus goods, by printing a unique code right into objects.

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Jan 16, 2020

Robotic glove powers up paralyzed hands
If someone is lacking a hand, a prosthetic appendage can help them perform basic daily tasks. However, what if they've still got both hands, but one of them is paralyzed? Well, that's where NeoMano is designed to come in.

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Jan 16, 2020

Diamond-studded Coronation crowns Fender Custom Shop NAMM treats
Fender Custom Shop's Yuriy Shishkov has impressed us before with his stunning one-off creations, including the Master Repeater Tele and the Studioliner. His latest offering for NAMM 2020 is a bejeweled Stratocaster inspired by a Fabergé egg.

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Jan 16, 2020

Moog spawns Sub Phatty-based portable keyboard synth
Following a leak earlier in the week, Moog has now confirmed its most compact keyboard synthesizer so far with the launch of the Subsequent 25 paraphonic analog synth.

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Jan 16, 2020

NASA noodles with Moon bases grown from fungi
NASA's myco-architecture project at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley is exploring the possibility that future inhabitants of the Moon and Mars, not to mention the Earth, may live in homes grown from fungus.

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Jan 16, 2020

NASA noodles with Moon bases grown from fungus
NASA's myco-architecture project at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley is exploring the possibility that future inhabitants of the Moon and Mars, not to mention the Earth, may live in homes grown from fungus.

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jan 16, 2020

Learn how to become an AI developer with this $40 course bundle
Artificial intelligence is the technology of the future, so learning about AI development will land you high-paying jobs and a stable career. This training bundle will introduce you to the skills used today, and it's on sale for just $39.99.

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Jan 16, 2020

Pig study sheds new light on sugar's addictive impacts on the brain
Scientists in Denmark have now offered further insights into how sugar reshapes our brain chemistry, by performing experiments on pigs and taking note of how the reward circuitry lights up after consumption.

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Jan 16, 2020

Joby Aviation and Toyota team up to make eVTOL air taxis a reality
Joby Aviation has been beavering away hammering out the designs and flight dynamics of its awesome-looking tilt-rotor eVTOL for more than 10 years. Now, Joby's got half a billion dollars in the bank thanks to a huge investment led by Toyota.

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