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Jun 30, 2018

Kroger will use autonomous vehicles to deliver groceries this fall

Posted by in categories: drones, robotics/AI

Gradually automating the entire grocery store process. From initial delivery of products to the store/warehouse. To a store that will be optional to go to, but if you do want to go into the store it will be almost fully automated, to delivery drones and self driving vehicles that will bring you your order in under an hour. That is what Amazon is really up to.

Self-driving delivery startup Nuro scores major deal with Kroger.

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Jun 30, 2018

Discover This Forgotten Region of the Brain, According to a Neuroscientist

Posted by in category: neuroscience

What else do you think is hiding up there?

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Jun 30, 2018

Scientists can 3D print human heart tissue now. The future is here

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, bioprinting, biotech/medical

One day, 3D bioprinting will be used for printing out entire new organs to replace our old, knackered ones. This week, Chicago-based biotech startup Biolife4D announced a milestone on the road to this goal: Its ability to bioprint human cardiac tissue. Here’s why that’s important.

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Jun 30, 2018

Google researchers created an amazing scene-rendering AI

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

A neural network from Google’s DeepMind has impressive spatial reasoning skills.

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Jun 30, 2018

Boeing to unveil mystery plane that will ‘change the future of air power’

Posted by in categories: futurism, transportation

B oeing, one of the world’s biggest aircraft manufacturers, is poised to unveil a “robust” new plane that will be “changing the future of air power”, the company claims.

The secret aircraft has a ‘Batmobile’ style, according to a teaser video posted on Twitter of the plane by Phantom Works, Boeing’s advanced design division, which has focussed on several highly classified projects.

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Jun 30, 2018

Amazing Facts About Star Clusters

Posted by in category: space

#Stars #Astronomy

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Jun 30, 2018

20 Mice Are Going to Space To Help Us Figure out How to Survive on Mars

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, space

Houston, we’ve got mice.

20 astronaut mice en route to the International Space Station (ISS) could shed light on the effect on long-term space exposure on the human body.

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Jun 30, 2018

Is Southeast Asia the next Silicon Valley?

Posted by in categories: bitcoin, food, robotics/AI, space travel

Some market observers worry the solutions to problems the new technologies offer might become the causes of other problems. With AI gathering steam and large amounts of data flowing to empower machine learning, how to protect privacy in a region where the use of personal information is loosely regulated has become a pressing question.

Filing taxes using blockchain in Indonesia. Growing better crops in Vietnam with artificial intelligence. Sending rockets into space in Singapore. Southeast Asia is quietly emerging as a breeding ground for new technology.

By Coco LiuResty Woro Yuniar

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Jun 30, 2018

India’s quest to find a trilliondollar nuclear fuel on the Moon

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, government, military, robotics/AI, space travel

“The countries which have the capacity to bring that source from the moon to Earth will dictate the process,” said K Sivan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). “I don’t want to be just a part of them, I want to lead them.”

The mission would solidify India’s place among the fleet of explorers racing to the moon, Mars and beyond for scientific, commercial or military gains. The governments of the US, China, India, Japan and Russia are competing with startups and billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson to launch satellites, robotic landers, astronauts and tourists into the cosmos.

The rover landing is one step in an envisioned series for ISRO that includes putting a space station in orbit and, potentially, an Indian crew on the moon. The government has yet to set a timeframe.

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Jun 30, 2018

MyDefence Launches PITBULL – Wearable Counter UAS Jammer

Posted by in categories: drones, wearables

MyDefence is launching PITBULL – a next generation wearable Counter UAS solution utilizing smart jamming to defeat enemy drones. PITBULL is developed to have minimal impact on other signals while jamming, in an effort to maintain own communication. The Counter UAS jammer weighs 775 grams and can be worn on the uniform.

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