Ray Kurzweil made a startling prediction in 1999 that appears to be coming true: that by 2023 a $1,000 laptop would have the computing power and storage capacity of a human brain. 810 more words
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Mighty things come in small packages. The little robots in this video can haul things that weigh over 100 times more than themselves.
The super-strong bots – built by mechanical engineers at Stanford University in California – will be presented next month at the… 363 more words
The United States Air Force’s X-37B space plane will launch on its fourth mystery mission next month.
The unmanned X-37B space plane, which looks like a miniature version of NASA’s now-retired space shuttle orbiter, is scheduled to blast off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on May 20. 547 more words
Scientists use CRISPR to ‘cure’ cystic fibrosis in gut tissue grown from patients.
Cystic fibrosis is the most common life threatening genetic disease affecting 70 000 people worldwide. 629 more words