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First potential nuclear waste discovered at Fukushima plant

A remotely-controlled underwater robot investigating has captured what appears to be the first images of melted nuclear fuel debris inside a reactor at the Fukushima power plant in Japan – a discovery that some are hailing as “a potential milestone”…

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VIDEO: Watch Lucid Motors’ electric car hit 235 miles per hour

Just days after Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk released the first photos of his company's mass-market vehicle, the Model 3, via Twitter, a rival electric car maker has released new footage of its latest creation – an automobile that is…

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Elon Musk shows off Tesla’s first production Model 3

They’re here: photos of the first-ever production unit of Tesla’s “mass market” Model 3 electric automobile were released over the weekend, as co-founder and CEO Elon Musk posted a pair of images on Twitter showing the vehicle in front of…

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U.S. denies visa for all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan

Six female teenage inventors have reportedly been denied a visa to travel from Afghanistan to the US to participate in the First Global Challenge robotics competition and will have to watch their creation compete from afar when the event takes…

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Google unveils new AI-backed search tool for job seekers

Hunting for employment online has just gotten a whole lot easier thanks to a new AI tool from Google that will allow job seekers to access postings from many of the top databases using only the search engine on the…

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Criminals are using drones to airdrop drugs and porn into prison

Amazon is experimenting with drone delivery in hopes to ship your impulse buys through the air, but a much seedier group seems to have already mastered the craft-- much to the chagrin of law enforcement groups across the United States.…

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Chinese scientists build the first quantum satellite network

A Chinese satellite placed into orbit last summer has successfully used the laws of quantum mechanics to transmit information to Earth using an essentially unbreakable communications channel, according to BBC News and Los Angeles Times reports published Thursday. The experimental…

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MIT creates bacteria-powered clothing straight out of science fiction

The exercise gear of the future could be covered in living microbial cells capable of expanding and shrinking in response to changes in humidity, thus allowing an athlete’s body to cool down after sensing increases in body heat and sweat,…

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Uber unveils ambitious plans for a fleet of flying taxis

Several months after an Uber executive first revealed that the transportation network company was exploring the potential use of flying car technology, the firm has officially announced their plans to test vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles within the next…

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Facebook is building a brain-computer interface to let you type with your mind

Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a project in development at a secretive R&D division headed up by a former Pentagon research chief: a brain-computer interface that could purportedly enable people to type with their thoughts – at speeds far exceeding traditional…