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Smart suit wirelessly powered by a smartphone

Athletes are always on the lookout for new ways to push the limits of human performance and one needs to first pinpoint their current limits objectively if they seek to overcome them. A team of researchers from the National ...

I can see loo: Tokyo park gets transparent toilets

Spacious, clean, and almost completely see-through, an unusual new public toilet block has been built in a Tokyo parkā€”but thankfully, the walls turn opaque when you lock the door.

Facebook focuses on smart audio for AR glasses

Inspirational speaker and Amazon best-selling author Sanjo Jendayi once said, "Listening doesn't always equate to hearing. Hearing doesn't always lead to understanding, but active listening helps each person truly 'see' the ...

Successful maiden flight for energy-efficient Flying-V aircraft

This summer, a team of researchers, engineers and a drone pilot of TU Delft traveled to an airbase in Germany for the first real test flight of the scaled flight model of the energy-efficient aircraft design called the Flying-V. ...

New Zealand startup eyes global wireless electrical grid

A startup energy company in New Zealand believes it can power the world with a wireless electric transmission system that can bring power to hard-to-reach areas and do so at lower cost than with traditional power lines.

Elon Musk wants YOU to build a brain-computer interface

Elon Musk isn't content with electric cars, shooting people into orbit, populating Mars and building underground tunnels to solve traffic problems. He also wants to get inside your brain.

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