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World’s “Most Beautiful Android,” a Japanese Robot, Can Now Also Laugh With You
World’s “Most Beautiful Android,” a Japanese Robot, Can Now Also Laugh With You

16 Sep 2022, 02:53 UTC / A recent Japanese study tried to teach an advanced android how and when to respond to shared laughter - a social skill for advancing human-robot interaction

 
The German Space Agency Conducts In-Orbit Refueling Tests Onboard a Zero-Gravity Aircraft
The German Space Agency Conducts In-Orbit Refueling Tests Onboard a Zero-Gravity Aircraft

8 Sep 2022, 04:11 UTC / German scientist are conducting experiments for spacecraft refueling onboard the largest aircraft that can replicate zero-gravity conditions, the A310 Zero-G

 
Groundbreaking AI Pilot That Can Operate in A Crowded Airspace Acts Just Like a Human
Groundbreaking AI Pilot That Can Operate in A Crowded Airspace Acts Just Like a Human

8 Aug 2022, 04:47 UTC / The U.S. Army is supporting a research project at Carnegie Mellon University that has developed the only AI pilot that can operate in the current airspace

 
Old Japanese Vessel Turned Research Explorer Has an Inspiring Story
Old Japanese Vessel Turned Research Explorer Has an Inspiring Story

13 Jul 2022, 01:24 UTC / From whaling to saving sharks, this old Japanese ship became an explorer yacht with a noble mission unlike many others out there

 
Have You Ever Wondered Why Most Sports Cars Are Red?
Have You Ever Wondered Why Most Sports Cars Are Red?

15 Jun 2022, 08:44 UTC / Culture, history, science, emotions, all in one word, one color - Red. If you ever asked yourself the above question, maybe here you will find your answer

 
NASA’s Flying Lab Reaches Up to 70,000 Feet to Study the Effects of Summer Thunderstorms
NASA’s Flying Lab Reaches Up to 70,000 Feet to Study the Effects of Summer Thunderstorms

14 Jun 2022, 02:33 UTC / A NASA pilot has to wear a space suit for this flight as well, even though it's not going to space, but reaching 13 miles above Kansas

 
A Most Impressive Collection of Early Gadgets and Electrical Objects Discovered, Sold
A Most Impressive Collection of Early Gadgets and Electrical Objects Discovered, Sold

12 May 2022, 08:26 UTC / A chunk of Michel Siméon’s eclectic collection was auctioned off by his heirs, and it’s an enchanting trip down memory lane

 
UK Institutions to Develop the “Brain” of the World’s Largest Radio Telescope
UK Institutions to Develop the “Brain” of the World’s Largest Radio Telescope

12 Apr 2022, 04:14 UTC / What will be known as the world's largest radio telescope has recently started construction. At the same time, its impressive brain will be developed

 
Listening to Certain Music Will Affect Your EV's Range, Study Finds
Listening to Certain Music Will Affect Your EV's Range, Study Finds

7 Apr 2022, 18:21 UTC / Recent research has found that listening to certain kinds of music, with a particular pace, may lead to a higher range for a vehicle. The opposite is also true

 
Biotech Billionaire’s Shadow Vessel for His Superyacht Is a Massive Next-Gen Laboratory
Biotech Billionaire’s Shadow Vessel for His Superyacht Is a Massive Next-Gen Laboratory

5 Apr 2022, 01:39 UTC / This billionaire owns two stunning superyachts that travel together, one of which is entirely dedicated to cutting-edge scientific research

 
Not Enemies, but Raindrops Could Become a Nightmare for USAF’s Hypersonic Aircraft
Not Enemies, but Raindrops Could Become a Nightmare for USAF’s Hypersonic Aircraft

7 Feb 2022, 09:05 UTC / The U.S. Air Force is pumping $1 million into a strategic research project that could prevent the massive risks of rain for hypersonic rockets and aircraft

 
People Don’t Trust Medical Robots, but a Happy Cartoon Face Can Help Change That
People Don’t Trust Medical Robots, but a Happy Cartoon Face Can Help Change That

4 Jan 2022, 10:54 UTC / A research program is trying to determine what human characteristics can make medical robots be perceived as trustworthy and friendly

 
UK-Funded ISS Space Experiment Meant to Keep People Young, Launching Today
UK-Funded ISS Space Experiment Meant to Keep People Young, Launching Today

21 Dec 2021, 07:58 UTC / The effects of the lack of gravity on human muscles could help prevent ageing on Earth, and an experiment supported by the UK Space Agency will study that

 
Flying Laboratories to Study the Impact of Hydrogen as Aviation Fuel on the Atmosphere
Flying Laboratories to Study the Impact of Hydrogen as Aviation Fuel on the Atmosphere

9 Dec 2021, 08:36 UTC / Airbus and the German Aerospace Center will conduct extensive research on hydrogen as aviation fuel, using their test aircraft

 
AI-designed Xenobots Have Figured Out How To Replicate, Living Robots Are Coming
AI-designed Xenobots Have Figured Out How To Replicate, Living Robots Are Coming

4 Dec 2021, 13:00 UTC / Xenobots are the world’s first living robots, designed by Artificial Intelligence using stem cells from the African clawed frog

 
The Air Force Research Laboratory Announces $1 Billion Contract for Space-Related Research
The Air Force Research Laboratory Announces $1 Billion Contract for Space-Related Research

17 Nov 2021, 11:05 UTC / AFRL breaks the record with a huge contract awarded to the Space Dynamics Laboratory of the Utah State University, for space tech development

 
Average-Looking Toy Car Is in Fact a Science Lab on Wheels, Packs a Working Speedometer
Average-Looking Toy Car Is in Fact a Science Lab on Wheels, Packs a Working Speedometer

27 Oct 2021, 15:49 UTC / PocketLab's G-Force car may look like your average diecast toy but it is in fact a smart gadget packed with sensors and cutting-edge technology

 
Nuclear-Powered Earth 300 Will Be World's Biggest Yacht and Scheduled for 2025
Nuclear-Powered Earth 300 Will Be World's Biggest Yacht and Scheduled for 2025

23 Oct 2021, 08:26 UTC / This future research yacht is scheduled for launch in 2025 and will house the world's brightest scientists while being nuclear-powered. Costs $700 million

 
ESA Will Map Out Forest Biomass From Space for the First Time, With a Giant Reflector
ESA Will Map Out Forest Biomass From Space for the First Time, With a Giant Reflector

22 Oct 2021, 09:18 UTC / The Biomass satellite will deploy the longest-wavelength radar and a giant reflector, to monitor and map out dying forests, in order to help save them

 
World’s Most Powerful Telescope Gears up for Launch, Will Revolutionize Space Science
World’s Most Powerful Telescope Gears up for Launch, Will Revolutionize Space Science

19 Oct 2021, 08:43 UTC / The $10 billion Webb Space telescope has reached its final destination before the historic launch, when its "super eye" will explore the origins of the Universe