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AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

Birds have long inspired humans to create their own ways to fly. We know that soaring bird species that migrate long distances use thermal updrafts...

New wirelessly-powered implant emitting light could kill cancer cells

Scientists from Waseda University, the National Defense Medical College, and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have developed a new bioadhesive, wirelessly powered light-emitting...

Samsung’s foldable phone could soon be a reality

We rarely see a truly remarkable new technology more than once a decade. After years of undelivered promises, such a technology looks finally set to...

Your next smartphone might be biodegradable

It seems like every few months there’s a new cellphone, laptop or tablet that is so exciting people line up around the block to...

What your smartphone camera tells you about your brain?

Driving down a dark country road at night, you see a shape ahead on the roadside. Is it a deer or a mailbox? Your brain is...

Your Apple Watch can now record your ECG – but what does that mean...

Apple's new, fourth-generation watch has an electrical heart rate sensor. This can record your electrocardiogram or ECG, which Apple says: "… can classify if the...

Internet providers are slowing down your streaming in post net neutrality

Have you ever noticed web content performing poorly out of the blue? Video footage becomes blurry. Web pages take longer to load. If so, your internet...

Phone app gets more adults to take their blood pressure medication

People with high blood pressure are more inclined to take their medications correctly if an app on their smartphone reminds them, a new study...

This wearable device could regrow hair

In a new study, researchers develop a flexible, wearable photo-stimulator that speeds up hair growth. This device may help treat alopecia or excessive hair loss...

How can we get brighter OLED displays?

The discovery of a design trick that reflects more light could lead to new applications for screens on computers, smartphones and virtual reality headsets. Your...