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Meet the ‘SlothBot,’ a Robot That Takes its Time Monitoring Our Climate
A new robot designed by Georgia Tech proves that slow and steady wins the race. SlothBot will monitor the changing conditions of the climate and it’s built for the long haul.
Japanese Startup Invents Mask That Can Translate 8 Languages
A Japanese robotics company has invented a mask that can translate speech into eight different languages.
Scientists 3D Print a Heart Pump that Beats on Its Own
After many failed attempts, researchers at the University of Minnesota have finally managed to 3D print a human heart pump that beats on its own.
Proteus: a Futuristic Underwater Research Facility
Proteus is an underwater facility set to become the world’s biggest underwater base for scientific research.
The World’s Largest Urban Farm — On a Rooftop in Paris — is Thriving
On the rooftop of an exhibition hall in southern Paris, the world’s largest urban farm has started to bear fruit and vegetables.
Pollution in Cities is Rapidly Dropping: A Model for Long-Term Change
As people quarantine, pollution is disappearing. What does this mean for the future of society?
Amazing New Device Generates Electricity from “Thin Air”
Scientists at UMASS Amherst have developed a new device that uses a protein to generate electricity from the naturally occurring moisture in the air.
Could Our Cities Be Made From Mushrooms?
In response to the threat of continued climate change, researchers are looking way outside the box for ways we can drastically change our society to lower our reliance on fossil fuels.
A recent study revealed one of the most recent applications — helping people manage acute and chronic pain.