Tech

  1. Tech

    AI can now turn blurry thermal vision into crisp images

    Even when it’s pitch black, the new imaging system can create clear images while also accurately gauging distances to objects.

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  2. Tech

    Magic, cooking and droids inspire this roboticist

    Dennis Hong and his team design human-like robots that can help solve problems and also entertain.

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  3. Tech

    New glasses can ‘hear’ what you lip sync — and tell your phone

    The lip-reading device enables voice commands without the voice. The glasses determine what their wearer is saying by tracking facial movements.

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  4. Science & Society

    Top 10 tips for how Gen Z’ers can get the best online experiences

    Emerging data point to how today’s teens can maximize their screen time’s benefits while limiting its risks.

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  5. Tech

    Could Star Trek replicators exist?

    Experts break down what’s possible and what’s not for this classic science-fiction invention.

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  6. Tech

    Nanobots can now enter brain cells to spy on what they’re doing

    Fleets of advanced versions may one day be able to detect disease and then go about surgically treating it — without ever opening the skull.

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  7. Tech

    Scientists Say: Fiber optic cable

    Whether you’re reading these words on a phone, computer or other device, you may have fiber optic cables to thank.

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  8. Tech

    This electronic bandage sterilizes wounds with flashes of light

    Dentists have sterilized medical equipment with ultraviolet-C light for years. Applying this tech to bandages had proven a challenge — until now.

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  9. Tech

    Gravity ‘batteries’ might help a weighty renewable-energy problem

    To store the energy generated by wind and solar power, researchers are looking at mammoth systems that raise and lower weights.

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  10. Tech

    New device can harvest clean energy from humid air anywhere

    Unlike solar power, this new source of electricity is available day or night.

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  11. Animals

    How artificial intelligence could help us talk to animals

    AI translates human languages with ease. Researchers are now using this tech to analyze the sounds of whales, rodents and many other animals.

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  12. Tech

    What is my pet saying? Scientists are working to find out

    Researchers are using artificial intelligence for pet-translation apps. One day, it might put into words what our furry friends are vocalizing.

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