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4D Printing for Nerve Stimulation
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4D Printing for Nerve Stimulation

Scientists four-dimensionally-printed flexible electrodes for stimulating nerves.

A New Chemistry
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A New Chemistry

Oxygen-ion batteries power forward.

An A.I. Supercomputer Whirs to Life, Powered by Giant Computer Chips
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An A.I. Supercomputer Whirs to Life, Powered by Giant Computer Chips

The new supercomputer, made by the Silicon Valley start-up Cerebras, was unveiled as the A.I. boom drives demand for chips and computing power.

Want to Win a Chip War? You're Gonna Need a Lot of Water
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Want to Win a Chip War? You're Gonna Need a Lot of Water

The U.S. is spending billions to boost semiconductor manufacturing. For the new plants to crank out silicon chips, they need to source millions of gallons of ultrapure...

A Pink Rover Tackles the Red Planet, Barriers for Women in Science
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A Pink Rover Tackles the Red Planet, Barriers for Women in Science

A team from Australia placed second in the University Rover Challenge in Hanksville, UT, with a pink-colored robotic rover.

Amazon Cashless 'Pay by Palm' Technology Requires Only a Hand Wave
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Amazon Cashless 'Pay by Palm' Technology Requires Only a Hand Wave

Retail giant Amazon has announced a new contactless transaction service that allows shoppers to pay with their palms.

Biosensor Offers Real-Time Dialysis Feedback
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Biosensor Offers Real-Time Dialysis Feedback

Researchers at Iran's Shahrood University of Technology engineered a new biosensor to expedite hemodialysis procedures by providing dialysis feedback in real time...

Chipotle Introduces Guacamole Prep Robot Autocado
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Chipotle Introduces Guacamole Prep Robot Autocado

Chipotle has partnered with the automation solutions firm Vebu to debut Autocado, an avocado processing robot that will reduce guacamole prep time by 50%.

A Surprisingly Simple Way to Foil Car Thieves
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A Surprisingly Simple Way to Foil Car Thieves

Flicking lights or swiping wipers could one day add extra security to vehicles.

Face Recognition In the U.S. Is About to Meet One of Its Biggest Tests
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Face Recognition In the U.S. Is About to Meet One of Its Biggest Tests

A Massachusetts bill restricting police use could set the standard for how the technology is regulated in America.

Digital Twins Give Hydrogen a Greener Path to Growth
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Digital Twins Give Hydrogen a Greener Path to Growth

A researcher thinks digital twins could help lower clean hydrogen production costs by monitoring the state of hydrogen electrolyzers.

Robot Inspired by Baby Turtles Can Swim Under Sand
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Robot Inspired by Baby Turtles Can Swim Under Sand

A new robot inspired by turtle hatchlings can move through sand at a depth of 5 inches and a speed of 1.2 millimeters per second.

'Digital Bakery' 3D-Prints Sweets, Chocolates in Any Shape
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'Digital Bakery' 3D-Prints Sweets, Chocolates in Any Shape

Digital bakery Sugar Lab uses the only NSF-certified three-dimensional printer in the world to produce custom-ordered sweets and chocolates in any shape.

Solar Energy Turns a New Leaf
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Solar Energy Turns a New Leaf

Focusing on the use of artificial photosynthesis through solar leaf technologies.

Robot Injects Drugs into Back of Eyeball More Accurately Than Surgeons
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Robot Injects Drugs into Back of Eyeball More Accurately Than Surgeons

The Steady Hand Eye Robot can inject drugs into the back of the eyeball faster and more accurately than surgeons to treat retinal vein occlusion, according to Johns...

Tech Firms Hope Workouts Can Sell Women on VR Headsets
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Tech Firms Hope Workouts Can Sell Women on VR Headsets

Major technology companies hope to establish a mainstream market for virtual reality products by selling work, fitness, and entertainment applications to young...

Magnetic Surprise Revealed in 'Magic-Angle' Graphene
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Magnetic Surprise Revealed in 'Magic-Angle' Graphene

Magnets and superconductors don't normally get along, but a new study shows that 'magic-angle' graphene is capable of producing both superconductivity and ferromagnetism...

Robot Team on Lunar Exploration Tour
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Robot Team on Lunar Exploration Tour

A Swiss team has proposed sending teams of complementary robots on exploratory Moon missions instead of a single rover.

Europe Looks to Virtual Factories in New Industrial Revolution
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Europe Looks to Virtual Factories in New Industrial Revolution

The European Union is funding the Digital Intelligent MOdular FACtories project to advance the concept of virtual factories or digital twins throughout Europe. ...

Your School's Next Security Guard May Be a Robot
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Your School's Next Security Guard May Be a Robot

Several technology companies have started offering security robots to U.S. schools.
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