Robots prove popular with Europeans

A new study indicates Europeans welcome the increasing role robots are playing in society. That is the message from the Eurobarometer, published by the European Commission. The purpose of the research is to ...

A new meaning to power dressing

(USA) Clothes may soon be providing an energy boost - as well as a confidence boost. That's because scientists in America are making textile electronics to transform threads into energy suits that provide el...

Robocop joins Dubai police force

(DUBAI) Robocop is moving from big screen fiction to patrolling the streets as the newest member of the Dubai police force. The first Robocop was inducted in the Dubai police force at this week's Gulf Inf...

Formula E bow for autonomous race car

(PARIS) The world's first autonomous electric racing car has been delighting crowds today at the Paris ePrix. Prior to the start of the main race, the autonomous Robocar - from Roborace - took to the Les ...

Drone runway opens in Virginia

(USA) A multi-million dollar drone runway was officially opened in the American state of Virginia yesterday. Named the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MARS UAS) Airfield, it w...

Star Wars tech on your smartphone

(AUSTRALIA/CHINA) Researchers have developed the world's thinnest hologram paving the way for their use in smartphones and other electrical devices. The breakthrough - made through a collaboration between...

Device could herald ‘talking newspaper’

(USA) Newspapers might talk in the future thanks to a paper thin device developed at Michigan State University (MSU). Nanotechnology researchers at the American institution have demonstrated that somethin...

Tiny brain implants target Parkinson’s

(USA) Scientists at MIT are developing tiny brain implants as thin as a strand of hair to treat diseases like Parkinson’s. The electrode devices currently implanted in Parkinson’s patients provide relief ...

The reality of climate change

(FINLAND) School children from around the world are going to connect and discuss the devastation being caused by climate change with the help of augmented reality (AR). The AR game, EduCycle - developed b...

Germany gears up for the future

(GERMANY) Testing self-driving technologies on public roads will be key to fast-tracking its widespread adoption. And German authorities have given the green light for companies to do just that. The count...