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Study suggests risks vary widely in drone-human impacts

New Virginia Tech research suggests there's wide variation in the risk that unmanned aircraft pose to people on the ground.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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McLaren creates custom "Invincible shield" for post-surgery protection

Along with racing and producing high-end sportscars for the well-heeled, there's a third string to McLaren's bow: Applied Technologies. The technology and design firm was recently given ...

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Gizmag

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The sublime challenge of jet noise

Humans make a lot of noise. The riffs of heavy metal bands like Metallica and Kiss have soared to levels in the 130-decibel range, levels sure to lead to auditory damage.

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Putting smart weapons to the test

In the old days, a slingshot, BB gun, rifle or cannon was only as smart as the marksman taking aim.

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Aircon Watch promises to keep you cool around the clock

Can you control your whole body's temperature by heating or cooling just one small part of it? More specifically, the wrist? It seems a little far-fetched, but the makers of the Aircon ...

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Gizmag

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Finnish smart clothing picks a new career path

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Phys.org (news wire)

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Start-Up CRTL-labs Is Developing A Brain-Computer Interface That Will Blow Your Mind

CTRL-Labs is a startup that is working diligently in the brain-machine interface, or BMI field. BMI is a type of interface that allows people to control computers using their brain and assisstive ...

Mon 18 Sep 17 from HotHardware

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Tire concepts focus on monitoring and adapting for safety

(Tech Xplore)—Many drivers could use a reminder that ignoring or neglecting tire care is not an option. Mike Hanlon, New Atlas: "It's remarkable but true that most of the cars in any given carpark ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from TechXplore

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Mike D’Antoni, Erik Spoelstra recognized by fellow NBA coaches

The NBA coaches have reinstated a time-honored tradition of voting for their peers. At their annual meeting on Sept. 15, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) awarded ...

Sun 17 Sep 17 from AXS

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Ford disguises driver as car seat to test reactions to autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles are coming along in leaps and bounds, but a lot of questions remain over exactly how comfortable the average person will be with them roaming the streets. To better ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Gizmag

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