A team of Japanese researchers have developed artificial skin for robots that & 34;feels& 34; pain.February 17, 2020A team of researchers in Japan are working on synthetic skin that could help robots empathize with human beings. This could help make robots become true companions rather than soulless machines.
By Robin WhitlockOctober 10, 2015Lead researcher Challa V. Kumar (center) Image source:University of Connecticut Although the rise in solar power use has been both steady and promising, innovation and improvements in cell efficiency could make things even better. A new type of antenna has now been developed which could enable solar panels to become twice as efficient as those currently in operation, thereby increasing the deployment of rooftop solar cells.
The deliveries have already begun in Christianburg, Virginia, and it& 39;s sure to make bookworms& 39; day.June 11, 2020Children in Virginia will have a whole lot of fun reading library books this summer, especially as these will be directly delivered to their front porches by a flying drone.Google& 39;s drone delivery service, Wing, has started dropping off library books to book-lovers in Christianburg, Virginia, as per the Washington Post.
Make sure to check out these devices that will help you to keep your car safe even when you& 39;re away.November 29, 2019You already parked your car to the right place, you& 39;re sure you locked the windows and doors but is it really enough to keep your car safe?Car theft has become the most common crime in recent years, and maybe the next car will be yours.
If it works, Na-ion batteries could be mass-produced out of cheap and abundant sodium.June 01, 2020Despite the fact that clean energy solutions are a necessity, the reliance on cobalt mining from war-torn countries, and the relatively high price and rarity of both lithium and cobalt, is a stain on their sustainability record.
A stretch of six genes passed on from Neanderthals appears to increase high levels of risk from COVID-19.July 08, 2020A six-gene stretch of DNA passed down from Neanderthals, some 60,000 years ago, appears to cause higher risk of severe illness due to COVID-19, as per a new study.It& 39;s not yet understood why this particular stretch of DNA causes the higher risk of severe illness, but the study was published online on bioRxiv and has yet to be peer-reviewed or published in a scientific journal.