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Dyson plans to create new research and development centre

Plans for a multi-million pound research and development centre at a former RAF base in Wiltshire have been announced by vacuum and electronics inventor Sir James Dyson.

21 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Jackfruit seeds could help ease looming cocoa bean shortage

Chocolate lovers could soon have a harder time satisfying their sweet tooth. Worldwide demand for this mouth-watering treat is outstripping the production of cocoa beans, its primary ingredient. ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ford wants drones to join forces with self-driving vans for faster deliveries

'The pressure to solve this challenge is expected to increase globally in coming years'

Mon 27 Feb 17 from The Independent

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Scientists create electric circuits inside plants

Plants power life on Earth. They are the original food source supplying energy to almost all living organisms and the basis of the fossil fuels that feed the power demands of the modern world. ...

Tue 28 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Nissan's autonomous Leaf hits the road in London - Roadshow

This marks the first time the automaker has tested its autonomous capabilities in Europe.

22 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Roborace shows off its driverless race car at MWC

Self-driving cars are supposed to make us safer, but Roborace plans to pit them against each other in high-speed gladitorial challenges. This week the team introduced its completed car design. The ...

Tue 28 Feb 17 from Extremetech

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Watch the world’s fastest self-driving car zoom around a racetrack

The NIO EP9 electric car lapped the Circuit of the Americas racetrack in Austin, Texas in 2 minutes and 40.33 seconds last week — without a driver at the wheel and with a top speed ...

18 hours ago from The Verge

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Americans have fewer TVs on average than they did in 2009

And the number of households with no TVs at all grew.

24 hours ago from Ars Technica

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Lithium-ion battery inventor introduces new technology for fast-charging, noncombustible batteries

A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed ...

Tue 28 Feb 17 from TechXplore

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Breakthrough research for testing and arranging vertical axis wind turbines

The sight of propeller-like rotating blades positioned high up the pole of a tall horizontal-axis wind turbine (HAWT) may be familiar to many. Often grouped in wind farms, HAWTs provide significant ...

Tue 28 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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