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A New York startup has created a new system based on hydroponics technology that grows plants without soil

A New York startup has created a new system based on hydroponics technology that grows plants without soil

This has become possible thanks to innovative Terraplanter technology developed by the eponymously titled American startup, of the same name.
The Atlanta Botanic garden has recruited a SlothBot robot

The Atlanta Botanic garden has recruited a SlothBot robot

The SlothBot aims to observe nature, contributing to the conservation of rare plants and animals.
AI learns how to take a simple sketch and turn it into a completed portrait

AI learns how to take a simple sketch and turn it into a completed portrait

China has created an advanced analogue of pix2pixHD and Lines2FacePhoto programmes. The mission of the neural network is to help artists with their work.
SpaceX is about to launch a supersonic transport system

SpaceX is about to launch a supersonic transport system

It’s become apparent that the famous space Corporation SpaceX has set its sights on Earth. The company intends to use hypersonic missiles for transcontinental transportation.
Swiss engineers teach Ascento 2 how to climb stairs

Swiss engineers teach Ascento 2 how to climb stairs

The Ascento robot was developed at the ETH Polytechnic Institute in Zurich. The second-generation device has superior balancing skills.

Korean scientists develop an unusual mole-inspired robot

The roboteers were inspired by the work of their European and African colleagues.' work. 

A robotic auxiliary arm was introduced in Canada

The device will help us faster perform simple tasks such as picking fruit from a tree.

Australia creates Hadrian X, a bricklaying robot

The company’s representatives are sure that the machine can already compete with human personnel.

Spot Robot becomes a shepherd in New Zealand

Now the machine can connect to the cloud, so it can be controlled by a remote operator.

Japanese scientists create an inflatable motorcycle

A team of scientists from the University of Tokyo has developed a vehicle that can be easily carried in a backpack.

New technology allows you to replicate existing objects into digital format

An augmented reality-based application will save time you would have spent working in Photoshop and other graphic editors. 

Miso Robotics Develops Flippy, the Robot Chef

The device has built-in artificial intelligence, which allows it to easily replace a living chef.

Ergonomic laptop replacement for writers

For many years, creative writers used typewriters, which were gradually replaced by personal computers and laptops. Will the new console be able to take the place of the usual typing tools?

Wireality technology makes things tangible in VR

Every day there are more and more tactile simulation tools in VR. This time, scientists from Carnegie Mellon University in the USA presented their invention called Wireality.

Eight360 Nova — a spherical virtual reality simulator

How to make the user experience of virtual reality more vibrant and authentic? Eight360 startup representatives know the answer to this question.

New robots-extinguishers are to save firefighters from danger

Milrem Robotics and InnoVfoam have teamed up to create a family of fire-fighting robots that can take their live colleagues’ place.

Israeli scientists at the Ben-Gurion University have worked out how to hack air-gapped computers using their cooling system vibrations

Scientists have been looking for non-standard approaches to digital hacking systems for ages.   However, recently an exciting development has come to light that is a curious and innovating way of covertly extracting data from a personal computer.

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.

Lian Li releases new versions of the DK-4 and DK-5 desks

The original models of computer desks were presented at CES 2019. Now the Taiwanese company has put the finishing touches to the product. 

"Smart" paint turns any surface into a control panel

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States have created a sensor coating technology called SprayableTech.

HiMo Introduces New Folding Electric Bike

The device can reach speeds of up to 18 km/h. The battery charge lasts for 30 km.

The Cubbit Personal Cloud: subscription-free storage

We are used to cloud storage being controlled by a third party and requiring a monthly subscription. Cubbit startup offers a new approach to the popular service.

SOLAR.shell — Solar Panels on Facades

Germany has launched a new project involving the placement of solar panels on facades.  How will this idea change the architecture of the future?

Teacher gives a mathematics lesson in Half-Life: Alyx

We are used to seeing computer games as a good way to distract ourselves from problems and relax. But, as practice shows, they can also serve as a good platform for gaining knowledge.