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OGarden Smart Automates Your Home Gardening for Healthier 2019-02-14 06:27:21OGarden Smart is an automated indoor garden that lets you grow fresh, organic products from the comfort of your living room. Comprised of an innovativ

Ujet Electric Scooter – Practical Modern e-Scooter with 2019-02-14 04:03:11Ujet Electric Scooter wants to revolutionize urban mobility through its design and technology. Designed from scratch, this is the first-of-a-kind scoo

Con Aqua Drug Container by Thalea Schmalenberg 2019-02-13 10:20:35We usually take pills with some liquid, but when you are in the middle of nowhere without any water, those pills would be hard to swallow. Con Aqua is

SONDORS – The $10,000 Three-Wheel Electric Car Aims 2019-02-13 06:33:18SONDORS releases three-wheel electric car concept that’s going to change the world. It’s an affordable, high quality electric vehicle that

Tech Lighting Lil Big Wonder Accent Lamp – 2019-02-13 04:50:09Love spotlight? Well you can literally place one next to your bed. Tech Lighting Lil Big Wonder Accent Lamp is a cool, mini version of spotlight that

Hedgehog Umbrella – Carbon Fiber Umbrella Features Automotive 2019-02-12 10:11:36Hedgehog has released their latest umbrella design, this project started with ambition to design smallest, most portable, everyday umbrella while reta

Switchpod Tripod Is Specially Designed for Vlogging 2019-02-12 05:15:54Vlogging has gained popularity and has gotten attention more attention worldwide. Filming yourself isn’t easy but tons of people are doing it be

Cevec: Central Venous Catheter Concept for Emergencies by 2019-02-11 10:47:20Cevec is a concept Central Venous Catheter (CVC) placed into a patient’s large vein. Our body responds pretty fast to medication given through c

Kodiak Hero Minimalist Leather Wallet Comes With A 2019-02-11 06:10:46Kodiak Hero Leather Wallet is a custom designed wallet for the hero inside all of us. It’s a special Patriot edition wallet designed by local ar

Award-Winning Alpina Aircraft Design for Mountainous Areas 2019-02-11 04:05:43Designed for four people, Alpina Aircraft is an award-winning project designed for used in mountainous areas. It’s a concept aircraft able to la

INSPITAL Surgical Suction Devices to Absorb Liquids, Gasses, 2019-02-08 10:11:01INSPITAL Surgical Suction Devices are designed for the absorption of liquids, gases and other wastes in the surgical field during and after surgery. T

Tesla Pod Modular Autonomous Electric Platform for Private, 2019-02-08 05:22:44Tesla Pod is Fábio Miguel Martins Design Master’s Thesis that consists of a Modular Autonomous Electric Platform for urban transport of p

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Almost half of third-level students studying computing don’t 2019-02-14 08:46:34A new report has found that 45pc of students doing computing courses don’t go on to finish them, while men are more likely to drop out than wome

First and last photo of Opportunity rover on 2019-02-14 07:25:33After 15 years of roaming the surface of Mars, NASA’s Opportunity rover has finally shut off, despite the best efforts of scientists back on Ear

41 new STEM outreach projects to get €3.6m 2019-02-14 06:14:02SFI has revealed that 41 new projects will be funded to support STEM outreach, in addition to 11 previous ones getting renewed financial backing. The

Why ‘old’ sperm might be the answer to 2019-02-14 04:00:35Researchers analysing the offspring of zebrafish from differently aged sperm showed that those conceived using ‘old’ sperm lived longer. T

How do we get people to care about 2019-02-13 10:30:40It’s our job to ensure everyone realises the power they have over their energy usage, writes Joe Devlin of Elastic Energy. The post How do we ge

Scientists prove mighty ‘megalodon’ shark not killed off 2019-02-13 06:37:05It seems that one of the most fearsome sharks to ever roam the planet was killed off 1m years earlier than we originally thought. The post Scientists

‘Quick for a palaeontologist is painfully slow on 2019-02-13 05:00:05Highly accomplished palaeontologist Prof Mike Benton of the University of Bristol gives insight into the life of a ‘dinosaur hunter’. The

Infographic shows which bugs will likely die off 2019-02-12 07:11:17The world’s insect population could be entirely erased by the end of the century, according to new research, but which species are most threaten

Origin of Newgrange, Stonehenge and other sites pinpointed 2019-02-12 05:34:47A Swedish researcher has dated many of Europe’s famous megalithic sites, such as Newgrange, to find their design comes from one specific region.

Lightning strikes may be doing something really weird 2019-02-11 08:45:43New research proposes that lightning strikes may have directly helped guide the evolution of life on Earth. The post Lightning strikes may be doing so

Weekend Takeaway: Towards a sustainable Earth 2019-02-08 11:14:20Essential weekend sci-tech reading, including how a Cork-born company has created cow-less milk and how UL researchers may defeat the scourge of plast

Scientists pinpoint what turns three common drugs into 2019-02-08 10:23:01The unintended side effects of medication can often come as a surprise to some, but new findings may have discovered the culprit. The post Scientists

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Slack off — send videos instead with $11M-funded 2019-02-19 09:44:52If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many emails can you replace with a video? As offices fragment into remote teams, work becomes more visual

IFTTT co-founder Linden Tibbets steps down as CEO, 2019-02-19 09:39:03After raising $24 million in funding led by Salesforce in April 2018, the startup IFTTT — which provides an API platform so that people can crea

Thumbtack now offers benefits to independent contractors 2019-02-19 09:00:51The gig economy has been under much scrutiny as of late due to the way it pays — or, skirts around paying — its independent contractors. T

Kairos gets a $4 million lifeline for its 2019-02-19 09:00:25Kairos, the facial recognition startup that found itself in turmoil following the ouster of founder and then-CEO Brian Brackeen last October, has rais

SendBird snags $52M Series B to expand messaging 2019-02-19 08:00:48SendBird, a San Francisco-area startup, helps developers add messaging to their apps with a couple of lines of code. It’s an idea similar to Str

Redis Labs raises a $60M Series E round 2019-02-19 08:00:35Redis Labs, a startup that offers commercial services around the Redis in-memory data store (and which counts Redis creator and lead developer Salvato

Senseon raises $6.4M to tackle cybersecurity threats with 2019-02-19 06:49:18Darktrace helped pave the way for using artificial intelligence to combat malicious hacking and enterprise security breaches. Now a new U.K.

Antescofo’s Metronaut adds an orchestra when you play 2019-02-19 03:12:59Meet Metronaut, an app for smartphones and tablets that could change the way you play classical music. The startup behind the app, Antescofo, raised a

Litho is a finger-worn controller for augmented reality, 2019-02-19 02:01:45I first encountered the founders of Litho, a new hardware and software startup developing a new finger-worn controller, at London’s Pitch@Palace

Alan raises another $45 million for its health 2019-02-18 01:31:45Paris-based startup Alan has raised a Series B round of funding of $45 million (€40 million). Index Ventures is once again leading the round, wit

GoCardless raises $75M Series E for its recurring 2019-02-18 00:00:49Compared to startups born into the frothy London fintech space as it exists today, 2011-founded GoCardless could well be considered a slow burner. How

How to read fiction to build a startup 2019-02-16 14:33:34“The book itself is a curious artefact, not showy in its technology but complex and extremely efficient: a really neat little device, compact, o

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Zuum Hover Shoes 2019-02-18 01:00:00The Zuum self-balancing hover shoes offer a fun and ultra-portable means of personal transport.

Bird-Inspired Leonardo Drone 2019-02-17 19:00:00The bird-inspired Leonardo drone relies on a pair of thrusters to help it keep its feet.

Pacum Packable Compression Vacuum 2019-02-17 07:00:00The tiny Pacum compression bag vacuum invention can double the space in your suitcase.

Graphene Based E-Nose Could Sniff out Cancer 2019-02-17 01:00:00A graphene-based biosensor able to detect lung cancer in breath samples could offer more accuracy than previous e-nose devices.

Wearable Respiration Monitor Made from a Craft Toy 2019-02-16 13:00:00A wearable respiration monitor inspired by Shrinky Dinks offers a simple and affordable way to measure air intake.

Non-Toxic Fire Retardant 2019-02-16 07:00:00An eco-friendly fire retardant coating made of renewable, non-toxic materials could provide even better fire protection than current options.

Simple Wave Device Generates Clean Energy 2019-02-16 01:00:00A sturdy and inexpensive wave generator could be deployed in fleets to power thousands of homes.

Solar-Powered Electronic Skin 2019-02-15 19:00:00An electronic skin able to gather and store solar power could pave the way to solar-powered prosthetics and wearable electronics.

AntBot Navigates by the Sun and Steps 2019-02-15 07:00:00Instead of GPS, the AntBot navigates by following the sun and counting its steps.

Artifical Leaf Breakthrough Could Let Leaves Leave the 2019-02-15 01:00:00An innovative breakthrough in artificial leaves could take the technology out of the lab and into the real world.

Hedgehog Carbon Umbrella Pivots to Survive 2019-02-14 19:00:00Inspired by the automotive industry, the ultra-strong Hedgehog Carbon umbrella boasts a carbon fiber construction that can withstand hurricane-force w

Checking Infrastructure by Phone 2019-02-14 07:00:00The average American could soon be able to help monitor infrastructure with just their smartphone sensors

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WHO Says UN Should Reclassify Marijuana as Less 2019-02-19 16:57:28 New Class Marijuana could soon be reclassified on an international scale. In 1948, the United Nations (UN) established the World Health Organization

Trump Signs Directive: Space Force Will Be Run 2019-02-19 16:22:39 Space Force 2.0 U.S. President Donald Trump signed a directive today that organizes all military space functions under a new Space For

Users of Crypto Site Where Dead CEO Lost 2019-02-19 15:10:42 Making Moves Remember that cryptocurrency exchange that said it lost $196 million of its customers’ money when CEO Gerald Cotten died 

Lab-Grown Meat Could Be Worse for the Environment 2019-02-19 15:08:33 Growing Change Meat farming is a major contributor of the greenhouse gases driving climate change. To ensure we never have to choose betwee

Bosses Are Spying on Employees With Work-Provided Fitness 2019-02-19 14:54:54 Panopticon If your workplace gives you a fitness tracker, there’s a chance your boss can personally sift through the data it provides. That mea

Judges Are Struggling to Interpret Emoji in Court 2019-02-19 13:33:05 New Language Emoji and emoticons are cropping up at a rapidly increasing rate in court cases, and while they’ve yet to be a deciding factor in

A Japanese Spacecraft Is About to Shoot an 2019-02-19 12:41:37 Space Guns The team behind Japanese space agency JAXA’s Hayabusa2 asteroid sample return mission are hard at work preparing for a groundbreakin

The FDA Warns: Transfusions of Young Blood Are 2019-02-19 12:30:09 Young Blood According to the hype, injecting an old person with the blood of healthy young whippersnappers could alleviate health problems resto

Scientists Just Discovered 300,000 New Galaxies 2019-02-19 11:39:42 On the Map The Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) telescope is quickly making good on its promise. The Netherlands-based array picks up low radio frequ

This Site Uses Deep Learning to Generate Fake 2019-02-19 11:06:46 Fake Beds There’s a four-bedroom Edinburgh unit with “original wood floors,” listed by Christine. And there’s a two-bathroom

Amazon Launches Initiative to Make All Deliveries Carbon 2019-02-19 10:49:22 Reduce Reuse Recycle Amazon announced plans this week to rely entirely on renewable energy and eradicate its massive carbon footprint. On Monday

The British Military Is Working on Anti-Aircraft Drone 2019-02-19 10:37:26 Drone Swarms A swarm of 150 drones buzzed over Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine’s head during this year’s Super Bowl half time show,

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Will Identity Politics Force the Stubborn Mind to 2019-02-18 06:00:00I was ashamed by my inability to readjust to new grammar. If I didn’t, my failure would exact social costs, registering as unintended dis­re

Before There Was Internet Paranoia, There Was Lyndon 2019-02-14 14:38:19He was considered a wacko and denied access to a broad audience. Today, anyone can spread wild ideas online.

Autocomplete Presents the Best Version of You 2019-02-11 07:00:00As goofy as some of your smartphone keyboard's predictions are, at least it tries to not make you look bad.

Journalism Isn't Dying. It's Returning to Its Roots 2019-02-10 07:00:00The future of journalism is more partisan and supported by more diverse revenue streams—in other words, like the journalism of 200 years ago.

Can Lettuce Survive Climate Change? 2019-02-07 07:00:00Freak weather events—a new constant in our changing climate—may be making leafy greens less safe to eat.

Supposedly ‘Fair’ Algorithms Can Perpetuate Discrimination 2019-02-05 08:00:00How the use of AI runs the risk of recreating the insurance industry's inequities of the previous century.

Apple, the iPhone, and the Innovator’s Dilemma 2019-02-04 17:25:00The next great idea in tech is not going to emerge from the Cupertino spaceship—the company is too good at its current job to be disruptive.

AG Nominee William Barr Is No Friend of 2019-02-04 07:00:00A likely shoo-in to be the next attorney general, William Barr spent much of his career helping phone companies reassemble the old Bell System monopol

All This Newfound Cynicism Is Going to Hamper 2019-01-29 10:00:00The public no longer gives Facebook, Google, Twitter, and the other tech giants the benefit of the doubt. And that's going to hamper their growth.

It’s Time to Rethink Who’s Best Suited for 2019-01-27 07:00:00Being an astronaut is mentally and physically grueling—which is why people with disabilities, who adapt to challenges every day, are perfect fit

Watching Our Weight Could Be Killing Us 2019-01-21 06:00:00Body size and food consumption might not be the be-all, end-all of health and well-being. So why are we so obsessed with how we look and what we eat?

The Invisible Reality of Brand-New Motherhood on Instagram 2019-01-20 09:00:00Instagram is full of serene, beautiful, caftan-clad mothers. But nothing on the platform really focuses on the visceral ravages experienced by a postp

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