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Our readers want to keep up with the latest news in science, technology and business. Every day, we scope out the web for the most important and interesting news, making our articles short and to the point. This is an excellent format for people who value their time but want to keep track of tech innovations, new scientific discoveries and important events in the technology industry.

Ученые сфотографировали кольца Урана в тепловом спектре

Scientists Take Thermal Spectrum Pictures of Uranus Rings 

The photos were made from Chile's Atacama Desert. Scientists managed not only to obtain the rings’ image, but also to measure their temperature.
Теперь любого человека можно идентифицировать по одному волоску

Now a single hair is enough to identify anyone 

A new forensic method was recently developed in the United States. Oddly enough, it has nothing to do with DNA testing. 
Falcon Heavy от SpaceX отправлена в третий полет

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy is on its third flight

At 2:30 a.m. local time, the SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket went on its third flight. It was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
«Электронные татуировки» обещают помочь людям с сердечно-сосудистыми заболеваниями

‘Electronic tattoos’ will help people with cardiovascular diseases

The device was developed by scientists at the University of Texas. It is much more reliable and convenient than the electrodes which were previously used to track patient health.
Управлять роботизированной рукой силой мысли? Теперь это возможно!

Controlling a robotic hand with your mind? This is finally possible!

Experts from two universities (Minnesota and Carnegie-Mellon) have made a real breakthrough in noninvasive robot control.
Зарядите свои гаджеты от Солнца со столом Ebörd

Charge your gadgets from the sun with the Ebörd table

The Ebörd from the Spanish startup Proton New Energy Future is one of the many wireless charging devices launched recently. But if similar gadgets need to be connected to the power network, this table is completely independent.
Airbus тестирует самолет с подвижными крыльями

Airbus is testing a plane with moving wings

The new aircraft will be called AlbatrossOne. As the name suggests, the engineers were inspired by albatross famous for its ability to fly long distances without flapping its wings.

Researcher print an organ without using a frame

3D printing is one of the milestone inventions of the 21st century, capable to change the state of affairs in many areas of our lives including medicine. Researchers from the University of Illinois in Chicago have recently succeeded in printing a whole organ without using a frame.

Like stickers in the back window of your car? This device will make them a thing of the past!

The Pashko brothers have spent a long time trying to find a way to express their love for their favourite hockey team, the Pittsburgh Penguins. They took their project so seriously that it turned into an entire project on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.

Scientists discover a new kind of wildcat

The animal inhabits the island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea. The locals had mentioned a cat unknown to science for a long time, but it was only recently that scientists have managed to study the animal in detail.

Scientists discover a new kind of worm

Mysterious creatures were found on the island of Bohol in the Philippine archipelago. The new species called Lithoredo abatanica is distinguished for its ability to gnaw stones.

Google Creates Algorithm to Eliminate Face Distortions in Photos

The technology was presented at SIGGRAPH 2019 annual conference focusing on graphics issues.

Scientists create robotic fish that uses blood to move

One small catch - the blood isn’t real. A liquid electrolyte courses through the robot’s veins, serving as a source of energy.

New transportation energy efficiency record set in Sweden

Delsbo Electric is an annual contest in creating energy-efficient rail vehicles. This time, a new record was set by students from Dalarna University and Chalmers University of Technology.

Interface to Revolutionize Our Conception of a Smartphone Case

Snap Company and Columbia University scientists have presented a case to control your smartphone. Curiously, it is not connected to the device either through wired or wireless communication.

Why is the European Space Agency melting satellites?

Near-Earth satellites are created in a way to ensure all their elements are burned upon entry into the atmosphere. But this does not always happen. A new experiment by the ESA aims to demonstrate what happens to space vehicles near our planet.

New neural network enables editing of announcer speech

Adobe Research has joined forces with scientists from Stanford University and Max Planck Institute to develop a program that can alter speech recorded on video. The development will help cut expenses on video clip recording.

Facebook Shares Details of Its Own Cryptocurrency Launch

The new payment currency called “Libra” will be launched in 2020. It will allow users to make instant transactions via Facebook, WhatsApp and a separate application.

Robots equipped with tactile and visual object identification systems

For humans, it often takes one glance to make complex conclusions about the density, texture and weight of an object. The opposite is also true: after touching something with our eyes closed, we will instantly understand what it looks like. Robots are a different story. Scientists at the MIT Artificial Intelligence laboratory are hard at work trying to teach machines to effectively interact with the environment around them.

NASA ‘starshade’ will cover celestial bodies

Starlight sometimes has a negative effect on telescopes, which is why experts at NASA are currently working on two projects geared towards blocking unnecessary radiation. One of them is operating under the working title ‘Starshade’.

Youbionics builds drone with bionic arms

Autonomous aircraft are already extremely useful. A company called Youbionics has recently come up with a way to further increase their potential. They introduced a project called Drone for Handy, which includes the creation of aircraft with bionic arms.

A robot that gives ironic answers is created in Germany

Robots usually surprise us with their acrobatic abilities, but the skills of the Reeti device created by German engineers are of a different nature. Its strong point is irony.

The robot learns to defuse nuclear reactors

Nuclear power plants become obsolete and need to be decommissioned after a certain period of time. As this is a long and hazardous task, it is best solved it remotely, using special robots.

Motorcycle with 5G and collaborative learning from a Canadian company

Canadian motorcycle manufacturer Damon is working on a next-generation motorcycle which will come equipped with a host of new technologies.
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