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Apple to develop smart health-conscious clothes

Apple to develop smart health-conscious clothes

Such clothes will allow to read a person’s ECG, pressure, heart rate, etc. in the most efficient way.
Aleph Farms grows meat on ISS for the first time

Aleph Farms grows meat on ISS for the first time

In order to print a small fragment of muscle tissue, the experimenters placed cells in the artificial microgravity conditions.
Zero-day exploit discovered in Android core

Zero-day exploit discovered in Android core

Samsung, Xiaomi, Pixel and other smartphones are vulnerable to this bug.
Chernobyl’s Reactor Control Room Is Now Open to Tourists

Chernobyl’s Reactor Control Room Is Now Open to Tourists

The radiation level at the facility is still high, therefore, visitors have to wear special hazmat suits to protect themselves from radiation and undergo a test to determine their exposure to radioactive compounds following the visit.
Nobel Prize in Medicine for research in oxygen deficiency adaptation

Nobel Prize in Medicine for research in oxygen deficiency adaptation

Three biologists from the United Kingdom and the United States got the award.

Tim Cook doesn't approve of private cryptocurrencies

Apple CEO explained his position by the fact that financial institutions should be subordinate to the state. Corporations often seek benefits primarily for themselves, but not for the society.

Modular robotic vehicle Citybot will replace all other city vehicles and end traffic jams

Its modular system will make it possible to transform Citybot into several modifications - from a taxi to a garbage truck.

Michigan police searching for suspects who hacked billboard to display porn

The NSFW video played instead of ads for approximately 20 minutes until drivers reported the incident to 911.

Amazon develops a legal framework for facial recognition systems

The company plans to hand over the finished bill to the government.

The Gram wallet already available in Telegram's alpha version for iOS

So far, users have had access to the basic functions of creating and deleting wallets and exchanging tokens. A full release is scheduled for the end of October 2019.

The Shapeshifter Transformer Robot to investigate Titan

To explore the challenging terrain of distant planets, scientists will need a very reliable assistant and Shapeshifter robot, with its unusual design, will become one of them.

Flexible Batteries for Flexible Devices

Flexible displays are the latest trend among modern manufacturers of electronics. But what is the point having a flexible screen if it is poorly compatible with standard electronic components? Conventional lithium-ion batteries do not bend, and therefore, it is high time to invent a new generation of batteries.

A new cancer treatment method is created

An international team of scientists has created a new cancer treatment method. The therapy’s main advantage is that it has practically no effect on the healthy cells, which means that more conditions can be treated.

Scientists Find a Method to Kill HIV

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have found a way to kill “dormant” human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Can-Am Presents Ryker Rally Edition, a New Off-Road Tricycle

The new model is a logical continuation of the Spyder tricycle by the same manufacturer. “Rally Edition” added to the title refers to the vehicle’s functional component.

Spot the Robot Officially Goes on Sale

Spot robot dog is one of Boston Dynamics’s most famous creations. The manufacturer did not venture to put it on sale for the long time, but it has finally happened recently. To support the launch, the company published its presentation video and shared the machine’s characteristics.

Atlas Robot from Boston Dynamics Learns Amazing Acrobatic Tricks

The renowned engineering company has released a new video presenting the new capabilities of its Atlas robot. The robot’s movements are striking in their precision and coordination.

Mi MIX Alpha from Xiaomi - the most unusual smartphone in history

The gadget's "wrap-around" screen attracts the most attention: it takes up almost the gadget’s entire body. The device will go on sale this winter.

Heat-to-electricity conversion technology is created

The Ohio State University has developed a unique way to convert heat into electricity. And the energy source can be almost anything from car exhaust to heat produced by industrial plants.

HyFlyer - hydrogen-powered passenger aircraft

The UK is about to witness testing of the hydrogen-powered HyFlyer passenger aircraft developed by ZeroAvia and the British Cranfield University.

BolaWrap is a safe weapon to disarm criminals

Taser stun guns are considered to be non-lethal weapons, but they killed 49 people last year in the United States alone. In this regard, the police are carefully studying alternative ways of neutralizing criminals.

Scientists Create a Compact Device to Stimulate Hair Growth

Electrotrichogenesis is a traditional method of hair growth stimulation using an electric field. The main disadvantage of devices based on this principle is their large dimensions. Luckily, scientists were able to create a device that is small but effective.

US Air Force to Receive Flying Jeeps

The U.S. Air Force command has launched its Agility Prime project aimed to explore the possibility of creating flying cars for military needs.

Encompass to Make Your Teeth Snow-white in Seconds

The oral cavity accumulates an enormous amount of bacteria, therefore, teeth need proper care. Unfortunately, quite often we do not have time for it, but with an Encompass toothbrush you will not need more than 20 seconds.