NEW TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE NEWS
February 25, 2024
The auto market has left Caravan Outfitter with no small van platforms for its mini-campers, so it's made lemonade out of lemons. Its new Sprinter Alpaca looks to offer the small, multifunctional practicality of a mini-camper in a full-size van.
February 23, 2024
A jet ski The Batman would ride – that's how Finnish startup Viva Electric Jets describes its debut product of the same name. The electric new PWC promises speeds close to 60 mph (96.5 km/h) backed up by one-hour rapid charging.
February 24, 2024
If humanoid robots are ever going to fully integrate in society, they're going to need to get good at reading our emotional states and responding appropriately. A new wearable from researchers in Korea could help them do just that.
February 24, 2024Two-stroke streetbikes have never sold well at auction – but in the last few weeks, something strange has been happening. Kawasaki's Mach IV H2, the notorious 750cc "Widowmaker," is setting record prices after a flurry of sales to a single buyer.
February 23, 2024A new robotic exoskeleton could allow people who have lost the use of their legs to stand up and even walk. It may also help get them walking unaided again, by guiding their movements and holding them up as they take part in rehabilitative therapy.
February 23, 2024If you're trying to disperse 300,000 disease-fighting mosquitos per day, using a drone may well be your best bet for doing so. The technology has already been tested in Brazil, where it showed very promising results.
February 23, 2024Some folks prefer to get a grip on things to better understand concepts. Researchers have developed smart gloves for tactile learners that use haptic feedback and AI to teach users new skills, fast-track precision training and control robots remotely.
February 23, 2024When it needed a new New York City HQ, Google didn't start from scratch, but instead transformed a 1930s rail terminal into a high-tech office building, saving the equivalent CO2 of taking 17,000 cars off the streets for a year.
February 23, 2024Office Pro Plus 2021 bundled with Windows 11 Pro combines powerful office tools with a sleek and intuitive operating system for enhanced efficiency and creativity, and it’s now available for the lowest price on the web at $79.97 (reg. $418).
February 22, 2024A clinical trial will soon commence investigating whether nose cartilage can be used to regenerate knee joints that have been severely worn down by osteoarthritis. If successful, the procedure could be an alternative treatment for the condition.
February 22, 2024The 102-year-old tuberculosis vaccine shrank liver cancer tumors in mice, which suggests it may be replicated in a human trial. If this was the case, the vaccine might prove successful in tackling this notoriously hard-to-treat cancer.
February 22, 2024A new technique, which involves melting bacterial DNA found in blood samples, could deliver diagnoses of potentially fatal infections faster than ever before. Results may be obtained in a few hours, instead of days.
February 22, 2024As Toyota’s first serious foray into electric vehicles, most of us expected the bZ4X to be ... well, something else. Instead, what we got was a confusingly-named station wagon crossover with a puzzling array of capabilities under a tall price tag.