ili Is First Wearable Translator In The World

The entire world is a global village now in the knowledge economy, and you can be sure that while command of the English language as a medium of communication in the business world remains vital, this does not mean that … Continued

Tesla cars can now self-park at your command

f your parking skills leave something to be desired, you may welcome Tesla’s latest software update with open arms. The electric car maker, based in Palo Alto, California, issued an Autopilot update over the weekend that lets drivers use a new command … Continued

Say Hello to the First Highway-Ready 3D-Printed Car

  Earlier this year, Local Motors hosted a challenge to create the first 3D-printed car that can drive on the highway. For the competition, contestants were asked to “create the first highway-ready vehicle using large-scale 3D printing and the full extent of … Continued

Newly Discovered Fungus Could Rid Landfills of Plastics!

Few think twice about what to do with their disposable water bottle after they’ve drunk its contents, but environmentalists are aware that it is the entire eco-system which has to pay the price for misguided actions in the present. Currently, Americans discard … Continued

“In Motion” Levitation Is Possible And No Longer Just a Myth

Levitation and the defiance of gravity is possible. If until now levitation was just a magic act or circus “reality” or, tractor beam technology existed just in sci-fi movies, recently, a team of Japanese researchers have demonstrated the first technology that … Continued

More electric car charging points in Japan than gas stations

Green-car sceptics take note: Japan now has more electric vehicle charging spots than gas stations. The country’s number-two automaker Nissan says there are now 40,000 charging units—including those inside private homes—across the nation, compared with 34,000 petrol stations. While gas stations have … Continued

A Brain-Computer Interface That Works Wirelessly

A few paralyzed patients could soon be using a wireless brain-computer interface able to stream their thought commands as quickly as a home Internet connection.   After more than a decade of engineering work, researchers at Brown University and a … Continued

Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code

Understanding how information is encoded and transmitted is a crucial part of understanding our modern world. Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA. This second code contains information that changes how scientists read the instructions contained in DNA … Continued

Artificial Photosynthesis

This week’s edition of FutureTense on ABC Radio National focused in renewable energy with particular emphasis on the very exciting developments in human created artificial photosynthesis which seems to genuinely offer the opportunity to reduce human impact on the planet … Continued

A Billboard That Condenses Water From Humidity

At the edge of the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on earth, Lima, Peru, receives almost no rainfall. About 700,000 people have no access to clean water for drinking or bathing. Another 600,000 of the city’s 7.5 million … Continued