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A robotic auxiliary arm was introduced in Canada

A robotic auxiliary arm was introduced in Canada

The device will help us faster perform simple tasks such as picking fruit from a tree.
Scientists discover an area of the brain responsible for drinking

Scientists discover an area of the brain responsible for drinking

Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina have discovered how to control alcohol consumption by influencing the area of the brain associated with our behaviour and emotions.
Matternet drone stations help transport biosamples

Matternet drone stations help transport biosamples

California-based startup Drone Logistics Matternet introduces a state-of-the-art bio-sample which can be transported to hospitals. It's built on the cooperation of Matternet cloud stations and drones of the same name.

Scientists discover zombie genes that come to life after death

Former University of Alabama professor Peter Noble identified genes that are activated several hours or days after a person's death.

US military learns to print spare parts

So far, we’re only talking only about small fragments of the human body, such as blood vessels and cartilage, however, in the future, technology can give mankind phenomenal opportunities.

The new method allows you to detect bladder cancer 10 years before clinical signs appear

The World Health Organisation's IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) has released a new study that may be useful for early cancer diagnosis.

Jellyfish will be used to study the world’s oceans 

As of today, only 5-10% of the world’s oceans have been discovered, while the rest remains a mystery for us. Scientists have proposed the idea of using cyborg jellyfish to explore our planet.

The Pacific Ocean is destroying crabs’ shells

This can be explained by a dramatic increase in the acidity of the water which absorbs CO2 from the atmosphere.

The coronavirus epidemic fuels interest in the Plague Inc. game

Plague Inc. is a disaster game in which the player’s objective is to destroy mankind through diseases.

Fungal Clouds Pose an Emerging Threat to Human Health

According to researchers, newly discovered substances can cause allergies or asthma attacks.

Jaguar Land Rover develops a seat to keep drivers’ muscles in good shape

Long trips often lead to hypodynamia - muscle weakness due to a sedentary lifestyle. Jaguar Land Rover has created a car seat to help prevent this.

Upright Go 2 will take care of your posture

Regularly working at the computer and a lack of physical activity can have a detrimental effect on your posture. The compact Upright Go 2 device can help modern people maintain their health. 

Budget prosthetics for children created with 3D printing

This task was completed by a team of researchers from the University of Lincoln led by Dr Khaled Goher. 

Watch your smile with the Y-Brush from Fas Teesh.

The device needs just 10 seconds to completely clean your teeth.

British neurosurgeon believes that human head transplants may become a reality by 2030

A successful transplant of a person’s head will involve placing his/her entire spinal cord into another body.