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  • newThe World’s First 3D Printed School Will Be Built in Madagascar
    3D printed houses have been popping up all over the map. Some are hive-shaped, some can float, some are up for sale. Now this practical, cost-cutting technology is being employed for another type of building: a school. Located on the island of Madaga…
    - 22 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • Will Robots Make Good Friends? Scientists Are Already Starting to Find Out
    In the 2012 film Robot and Frank, the protagonist, a retired cat burglar named Frank, is suffering the early symptoms of dementia. Concerned and guilty, his son buys him a “home robot” that can talk, do household chores like cooking and cleaning,…
    - 2 days ago 25 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • Flying Taxis Will Hit LA Skies by 2024, According to a California Startup’s Plan
    Air taxis still seem like a far-off concept, especially in a time when a lot of people have stopped flying or using shared transportation altogether. But the technology has continued to advance nonetheless, as has the regulatory environment that will…
    - 3 days ago 24 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • Facial Recognition Drones Will Use AI to Take the Perfect Picture of You
    Facial recognition technology has been banned by multiple US cities, including Portland, Boston, and San Francisco. Besides the very real risk of the tech being biased against minorities, the technology also carries with it an uneasy sense that we’…
    - 4 days ago 23 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • Scientists Communicated With People While They Were Lucid Dreaming
    We’ve probed the depths of Earth’s deepest trench, sent rovers to Mars, and observed other worlds billions of light years away. Yet we’ve never been able to decipher the mysterious, bizarre, and disjointed world of our own dreams. It seems impo…
    - 5 days ago 22 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • We Sequenced the Oldest Ever DNA From Million-Year-Old Mammoths
    Most people think of mammoths as the iconic woolly species from the last ice age, which ended around 12,000 years ago. But mammoths originated in Africa around five million years ago, then spread and diversified across Eurasia and North America. Abou…
    - 6 days ago 21 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through February 20)
    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE A New Artificial Intelligence Makes Mistakes—on Purpose Will Knight | Wired “It took about 50 years for computers to eviscerate humans in the venerable game of chess. A standard smartphone can now play the kind of moves…
    - 7 days ago 20 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • The First Endangered American Animal Has Been Cloned
    Last summer a horse named Kurt was born in Texas. Kurt wasn’t just any horse—he was a clone made from DNA that had been frozen for 40 years and came from an endangered wild horse species from Central Asia. Kurt was—and still is—pretty special…
    - 8 days ago 19 Feb 21, 5:14pm -
  • ‘7 Minutes of Terror’: The Technology Perseverance Will Need to Survive Landing on Mars
    This month has been a busy one for Mars exploration. Several countries sent missions to the red planet in June last year, taking advantage of a launch window. Most have now arrived after their eight-month voyage. Within the next few days, NASA will p…
    - 9 days ago 18 Feb 21, 4:35pm -
  • An Israeli Startup Is 3D Printing Cultured Ribeye Steaks
    The market for meat alternatives is booming, but so far most products are only able to replicate the formless ground meat found in burgers, sausages, and nuggets. The world’s first 3D printed steak may be set to change that, opening the door to rep…
    - 10 days ago 17 Feb 21, 3:00pm -

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