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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…

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This brick-laying robot could put thousands of people out of a job

A construction robot capable of laying bricks five-times faster than a human worker is reportedly coming to the UK within the next few months, and the news has reignited the debate over the use of technology to replace employees on…

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New polymer could make broken phone screens a thing of the past

Few things in this day and age are as disheartening as seeing your smart phone fall to the ground and witnessing its screen crack or shatter, knowing that you’ll either have to pay to get it repaired or go to…

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Groundbreaking graphene sieve lets you drink seawater

In a breakthrough that could aid the millions of people living in areas lacking access to a supply of clean drinking water, researchers from the University of Manchester have developed a sieve make from graphene that could be used to…

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Scientists convert a spinach leaf into human heart tissue

Typically, when medical experts say that spinach is good for your heart, they mean that eating the leafy greens can lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, but researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts have taken things in a…