John Camdir

John Camdir

Former Digital Trends Contributor
John is fascinated with technologies that deals with health and the advancement of human capabilities. He is a bionics enthusiast and plans on building his own exoskeleton.

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This titanium boomerang is actually an aircraft NASA wants to soar over Mars

An aerial survey of Mars is necessary before NASA feels comfortable sending a manned mission there, so the agency has recently unveiled plans to send an aircraft to the planet in hopes of scoping out possible landing sites for future human…
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Newly-developed ink makes it possible to print stretchy circuits onto fabrics

Researchers at the university of Tokyo have developed a silver-based ink that can be printed on textiles to create flexible electronics.
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NASA’s toed robot gripper may bring an asteroid back to Earth

NASA is a developing a robotic arm for its Asteroid Redirect Mission. The robotic arm will help grip a boulder from an asteroid and bring it back to Earth, so that scientists can analyze it further.
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This conductive new 3D printing material is made from cellulose and nanotubes

Researchers from the University of Chalmers created 3D objects using cellulose obtained from wood pulp. They were also able to make the objects electrically conductive by inserting carbon nanotubes in them.
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Researchers create flexible conductor that could revolutionize the electronics industry

Researchers at North Carolina state University have created a transparent, stretchable, conductive material using zinc oxide and elastic polymer. The material doesn't lose its electrical conductivity even after being subjected to repeated…
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This new helmet can monitor a fighter pilot’s vitals, turn on autopilot if he passes out

The device, called Canary Airborne Guardian System, can monitor things like oxygen levels, blood flow, and heart rate of the pilot in real time, and warn them in advance to take action if they are about to lose consciousness