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Inverse-design approach leads to metadevices

Imagine wafer-thin eyeglasses or a smartphone camera so small it is invisible to the naked eye.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Alstom testing automated freight train in the Netherlands

The automated freight train can travel 100km without driver intervention.

13 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Magnetosensitive e-skin senses objects without touching

(with video) It can also detect an object’s position in space.

7 hours ago from Nanotechweb

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Headset-based light show could stop motion sickness in self-driving cars

Journeys in self-driving cars might be much less stressful, but could also increase cases of motion sickness, as drivers give up the wheel and the visual distractions that usually help ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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Useful and Timely Delivery Drone Drops Life Preserver to Australian Swimmers

A drone delivery that we approve of

14 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Fungi can help concrete heal its own cracks

Infrastructure supports and facilitates our daily lives – think of the roads we drive on, the bridges and tunnels that help transport people and freight, the office buildings where we work and ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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PPG expert talks self-driving car paints, trends at Detroit - Roadshow

A PPG paint expert drops by Roadshow's Detroit Auto Show stage to talk automotive color trends, and discuss how self-driving car tech may impact future paints.

Sun 21 Jan 18 from CNET

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Using haptic feedback joysticks to fly drones

A new joystick developed by startup MotionPilot lets users fly drones with just one hand in a fun, intuitive way. One version of this device includes a haptic feedback mechanism that gives users ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Zapata Ezfly: The jet-powered aerial Segway anyone can fly

The Zapata Ezfly looks for all intents and purposes like a Segway of the sky. You stand on a small platform equipped with a series of jet thrusters, holding two handgrips that come up ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Gizmag

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Crunch Report | Netflix is now worth more than $100 billion

Netflix is now worth more than $100 billion, Uber Eats acquires Ando and Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay for the news. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

3 hours ago from TechCrunch

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