Moxi is a “friendly” hospital robot from Texas-based Diligent Robotics. The wheel-based bot aims to free nurses from routine tasks so they can spend more time with patients. Trials at several medical facilities begin this week, giving its creators their first glimpse of Moxi in a real-world environment.
NASA’s newest planet-hunting mission has reported detecting its first alien world – a “super-Earth” that is likely evaporating under the heat from its star, a new study finds. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched to Earth orbit on April 18 atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Electric vehicles certainly seem to be the future, with just about every major auto brand following Tesla’s lead to a gas-free future, but will the same be true for boats? Yachts are a big status symbol for wealthy folks, but they’re also huge gas-guzzlers.
Today, we want to draw your attention to a new study that looks at the role of chronic age-related inflammation and the decline of nerve regeneration. Inflammaging drives age-related loss of tissue regeneration Inflammation can be beneficial and serves an important purpose: it spurs regeneration and immune responses while combating pathogens and other invaders.
When plants are wounded, they send out warning signals that spread to other leaves, raising the alarm and activating defense mechanisms for the undamaged areas. Now, researchers have captured this burst of activity in a set of mesmerizing videos that are helping to explain the tricky topic of plant “intelligence.”
With species now disappearing 1,000 times faster than the natural rate, it’s not hard to imagine a near future when the only surviving gorillas, leopards, and elephants live in zoos. Some animals will likely become extinct even in captivity. A new art project considers an alternative: What if humans turned to synthetic biology to preserve certain key traits of disappearing animals?
Few things trouble me as much as the fact that many cutting-edge medical advances aren’t available to everyone who needs them. Many lifesaving procedures require specialized equipment and trained technicians. If you don’t have a lot of money or live near a major hospital, you’re out of luck.
It looks scary and weird, and is designed to come knocking at your door.French carmaker Renault SA unveiled on Wednesday the EZ-Pro, an autonomous vehicle of the future that will deliver food to your place late at night or parcels to your office during the day.
SEX WORKERS have revealed their fury about the rise of sex robots and sex doll brothels, dubbing the industries “unhealthy and dangerous”. Legal prostitutes in America say sex-bots “encourage disrespect toward women” and want to stop them from “proliferating”, The Sun can reveal.
Wasps have long been reviled by the public and even Charles Darwin questioned his faith because he could not see why a ‘beneficent’ God would have created such nefarious creatures. But now scientists at University College London are trying to rehabilitate their image to prevent them from dying out.