Emerging Tech
Emerging Tech

Senhance System is a robotic assistant that can help doctors perform surgery

We can't say anything for its bedside manner, but a new robotic system could be a pretty crucial assistant during your surgery. On Friday, the FDA gave clearance to a robotically-assisted surgical device (RASD) called the Senhance System.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Go-anywhere washers, stoves, adventure tape

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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Watch a fidget spinner in the weightless environment of the space station

What happens when you use a fidget spinner in a nearly weightless environment? Randy Bresnik and his fellow astronauts on the ISS recently found out, and he shared the experience in a Twitter video.
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With the Mooz, you can 3D print, carve, and engrave, too

Meet the Mooz, a 3D printer that is not only fully modular, but can also operate as a CNC carver and laser engraver. Because everyone is expected to be a jack of all trades these days, even our machines.
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Supersonic passenger jet prototype completes first unmanned test flight

A prototype of Spike Aerospace's upcoming S-512, a supersonic passenger jet capable of speeds up to Mach 1.6, just completed its first test flights. The company hopes to have them airborne for commercial use in just a few years.
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6 ways humankind might accidentally bring about the ‘techpocalypse’

Here in 2017, technology is pretty great. But for all the good that tech brings us, there are still plenty of ways in which it has the potential to bring about the so-called "techpocalypse." Here are six.

The Q-Collar aims to save your brain from concussions, goes on sale in Canada

While the FDA has yet to approve the device for medical use in the U.S., the Q-Collar is aimed at preventing brain injuries across all occupations by reducing brain movement in the skull when it sustains impact.
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Good birdie! This box trains crows to collect cigarette butts for cleaner cities

The Crowbar is designed to offer crows a tasty treat every time they deposit a cigarette filter. The device may help keep our city streets cleaner by incentivizing crows to do the dirty work.
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Crazy cyberpunk billboard can sense viewers, target them with specific ads

Landsec, the U.K.’s biggest listed commercial property company, has given a futuristic upgrade to its most famous London billboard -- letting it identify the cars around it and play relevant ads.
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Unleashing hungry bacteria on our landfills could produce tons of natural gas

Engineers from Michigan Technological University have shown how a new approach to breaking down landfill waste could not just help the environment, but give us a new source of natural gas.

Weekly Rewind: A spying Google Home Mini, the Nobel winner, 'Star Wars' spoilers

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week.
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Google helped create an energy-harvesting walkway that’s on show in Berlin

Google and U.K.-based energy and data harvesting company Pavegen have teamed up to create this smart energy-harvesting walkway and light show for Berlin's 2017 Festival of Lights celebration.