Are robots that can learn, self-adapt on the horizon?December 05, 2019Whoever said you can& 39;t teach an old dog or in this case plastic new tricks needs to reconsider that.Researchers from Finland& 39;s Tampere University were able to train pieces of plastic to walk based on light.Inspired by the conditioning process for dogs observed by Pavlov, the researchers used plastic made from synthetic temperature-responsive hydrogel containing plasmonic gold nanoparticles and merocyanine-based photoacid.
Police found drugs at Tesla Gigafactory, which may led to the design of the new Cybertruck.By Nursah ErgüNovember 22, 2019Well, I& 39;m sure you remember the time Elon Musk smoked a blunt on Joe Rogan& 39;s podcast and it went completely viral.Elon Musk smoking a blunt for the first time on Joe Rogan& 39;s podcast is Internet gold pic.
South Korean automaker Hyundai has signed a deal with that nations capital city of Seoul to begin testing autonomous vehicles in December.November 23, 2019South Korean automaker Hyundai has signed a deal with the city of Seoul, South Korea, to begin a pilot program to test autonomous vehicles on city streets beginning in December of this year.
A University of Sussex student created a new material that is strong and flexible and decomposes in less than six weeks.November 25, 2019Plastic single-use products are getting a green overhaul thanks to MarinaTex, a compostable compound that& 39;s edible.Developed by Lucy Hughes as a final project as a University of Sussex product design student and the winner of this year& 39;s James Dyson Award, the compound is made out of fish guts, skins and scales.
The electric Zetta will be priced around $7,000.November 26, 2019Russia& 39;s super low-priced electric car Zetta, will hit showrooms in 2020, marking the first electric car produced by the country.According to Russian media reports, Zetta will be priced at around $7,000, coming in at a lower price point than the Renault City K-ZE and Ora R1 which sell for below $10,000 in Russia.
The Nanchang Flight Convention ended on a high note with 800 drones taking to the sky.November 18, 2019Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No its 800 drones coming together to light up the sky in the shape of a massive airplane.Attendees to this year& 39;s Nanchang Flight Convention bore witness to 800 drones that came together to create a giant airplane, among other things, in the sky.
Fed up with Facebook and Twitter? Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is hoping you are.November 15, 2019Weedezign/iStockWikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales wants to give the world an alternative to Facebook and Twitter: a social media platform that& 39;s advertiser free and doesn& 39;t rely on algorithms to populate the top stories.
Researchers were able to print out an elastocaloric material that is super resistant to heat.November 29, 2019Cooling and refrigerating is taxing the environment and accounts for close to one-fifth of the world& 39;s energy budget.Today these techniques rely largely on vapor compression, which while cheap, has limited efficiency and uses refrigerants that are greenhouse gases.
SpaceX will move on to the Mk2 rather than fix the damaged rocket.November 21, 2019SpaceX& 39;s Starship Mk1 rocket ship blew its top during a cryogenic pressure test Wednesday (20 November) one day after Mk1& 39;s testing began.SpaceX founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Twitter the company will now focus on creating prototypes that are more advanced then try to fix the Mk1.
An explosion at a chemical plant in Texas forced the evacuation of residents as dangerous chemicals burned in the uncontained fire.November 27, 2019Residents of Port Neches, Texas were ordered to evacuate earlier Wednesday (27 November) after an explosion at a chemical plant left at least three workers injured.
New research backs the theory & 39;Oumuamua is a lightweight, porous structure.November 15, 2019Researchers have been stumped for two years as to what & 39;Oumuamua, the structure that was seen passing through the solar system really is.Astronomers and physicists think it could be an asteroid, but it& 39;s too agile and doesn& 39;t move like a rigid rock.
The Cybertruck window never would have shattered had the ball been thrown first.November 25, 2019Never one to let things go, Tesla head Elon Musk finally explained what happened with the shattered window during the Cybertruck unveiling last week.During a late-night event (at least for those in certain time zones) Tesla unveiled its much-awaited and seemingly forever teased all-electric pickup truck the Cybertruck.
UPbit said it has enough money to refund lost ether.November 29, 2019Cryptocurrency exchange UPbit out of South Korea disclosed this week that it lost $49 million of Ethereum.In a blog post, UPbit said that on 27 November at 1:06 P.M. 342,000 ETH valued at about 58 billion won or $49 million, was transferred from the Upbeat Ethereum Hot Wallet to an unknown wallet.
Apple is taking a stand on vaping, banning all apps related to the practice.November 15, 2019With concerns about the dangers of e-cigarettes growing, Apple is taking a stand, reportedly banning all vaping apps from its App Store.First reported by Axios, that means a total of 181 vaping apps will no longer be on the iPhone& 39;s App Store.
Researchers hope to shed light on why some creatures thrive in harsh, subterranean environments.November 21, 2019The & 34;Devil Worm& 34; named for its ability to survive in harsh subterrane conditions, can now be studied further to figure out what makes it so resilient, thanks to researchers at American University.
We consume so much caffeine from coffee, tea, and chocolate that caffeine was in every & 34;pure& 34; blood sample researchers sourced from biomedical suppliers.November 28, 2019What can we say? We love caffeine. At least that& 39;s what a new study tells us that found traces of caffeine in every sample of & 34;pure& 34; blood it received from a local blood bank.
The Massachusetts State Police say Spot was used to help troopers in dangerous situations.November 25, 2019MA PoliceSpot, Boston Dynamics& 39; robot that looks like a dog, is being used by the police in Massachusetts, becoming what appears to be the first law enforcement agency in the U.S. to rely on a robot police dog.
United& 39;s Star Wars themed planes took to the skies this month ahead of & 34;The Rise of Skywalker& 34; movie premiere.November 19, 2019The first flights on United& 39;s Star Wars themed airplane launched earlier this month, celebrating the upcoming movie release of & 34;The Rise of Skywalker.& 34;The flight touched off the ground in Houston, Texas, jetting passengers and stormtroopers to Orlando, Florida.
A battery system with the ability to power 30,000 homes is getting expanded.November 19, 2019Tesla& 39;s massive battery powering thousands of homes in a remote part of South Australia is getting a huge upgrade to bring more stability to the power grid.As it stands the 100-megawatt battery system can store 129-megawatt hours of energy that& 39;s supplied from wind turbines.
After right-wing parties rejected measures to combat climate change, the Regional Council of Veneto was flooded for the first time.By Nursah ErgüNovember 18, 2019For sure you& 39;ve heard about the flood happened in Venice last week. It was the worst flood of the last 50 years that happened in Venice.
Support for 5G and dual-SIMs are just two of the features of MediaTek& 39;s new system-on-a-chip.November 26, 2019Dual-SIM phones are a must-have for scores of smartphone users. They wouldn& 39;t think of buying one without it, even if its 5G capable.Soon they can have the best of both worlds: 5G speeds and dual-SIMs thanks to MediaTek, the Taiwan, mobile semiconductor maker.