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The odds of the Earth being hit by a large asteroid are extremely slim, but the potential damage is extremely large, so a partnership of scientists have been studying a conceptual spacecraft designed to deflect dangerous asteroids before they reach us. Called the Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response (HAMMER) vehicle, the 9-m (30-ft) tall, 8.8-ton spacecraft is a mo
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) isn't good for anyone to have, but it's particularly hard on children – it can cause reduced absorption of nutrients, which can in turn stunt a child's growth. That's why scientists are looking at a better way of treating it … using tapeworms...Continue Reading Could tapeworms prevent bowel disease in children?Category: MedicalTags: Colitis
Compelling, beautiful and just plain outrageous concept cars are one major reason the auto world remains eager to attend the annual Geneva Motor Show. No one should walk away disappointed this year, as the show is packed with intriguing concept cars looking into the present, past, near future and distant future. These concept cars had our heads on a swivel and our feet in motion from the minu
Uber has suspended its self-driving operations after one of its vehicles was involved in a fatal collision, causing what is believed to be the first pedestrian death attributed to autonomous cars. ..Continue Reading Uber stops self-driving car project following first pedestrian deathCategory: AutomotiveTags: Autonomous Vehicles Road Safety Self driving cars UberRe
With the increasing proliferation of smart devices in our homes security researchers are constantly uncovering fundamental vulnerabilities in these off-the-shelf products. A new report from a team at Ben-Gurion University has revealed that many of these devices are remarkably insecure and can be compromised easily in less than 30 minutes...Continue Reading Study warns smart home devices can b
Think of the new Range Rover SV Coupé that has made its debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show as a luxury SUV sports coupe with supercar performance and you'll miss what the SV Coupé is all about. This is a bespoke, limited-edition, elite automobile, and the US$295,000 price tag only gets you the base version. The SV Coupé is a limited edition blank canvas for bespoke personalization and those
Vertigo is a very common condition, but it can be difficult to assess and to treat. It was with this in mind that a German consortium – including researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems – developed the headphone-based EQUIVert biofeedback system. It is claimed to be able to make the condition easier to understand, and to cure...Continue Reading High-
Autonomous vehicles are getting much better at sensing their surroundings, but even they still need to be able to directly see a hazard to react to it. Now, a Stanford team is developing a laser-based system that may allow driverless cars to see around blind corners, and come to a stop before a child runs out or another car speeds by...Continue Reading Laser system may let autonomous vehicles
Ever since she disappeared while attempting a round-the-world flight in 1937, people have wondered what became of American aviator Amelia Earhart. Now, a new forensic analysis of bones previously found on a South Pacific island is claimed to indicate that they were almost certainly hers...Continue Reading Amelia Earhart mystery may be solved, says scientistCategory: ScienceTags: Foren
As concept cars go, the Volkswagen I.D. Vizzion has all of the futuristic wow points in place. It's all-electric. It's autonomous. It's got artificial intelligence. It recognizes passengers through biometrics. And it was just unveiled in Geneva...Continue Reading Volkswagen details futuristic I.D. Vizzion Concept autonomous sedan in GenevaCategory: AutomotiveTags: Concept Cars is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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