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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:08:00 +0100Microsoft's new HoloLens AR headset is being used by researchers at Delft University of Technology to improve the experience of visitors to Leiden's Rijksmuseum Van Oudheden. Jim Drury reports.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:23:00 +0100University of Texas at Austin wins the RoboCup challenge soccer final at Beijing's World Robot Conference. Roselle Chen reports.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:53:00 +0100A toy robot that can play soccer, dance, and walk, and is programmable by young children, has earned inventor Alexander Enoch a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering award. Jim Drury reports.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:12:00 +0100As consumers become more concerned about animal welfare and the environmental costs of raising animals, hi-tech startups are stepping in to create meat alternatives that taste like the real thing and the meat industry is taking notice. Roselle Chen reports.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:54:00 +0100Oxford scientists demonstrate how spider webs are superbly tuned instruments for vibration transmission; relaying information on prey, potential mates and web condition. Matthew Stock reports.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:03:00 +0100In his basement, son designs prosthetic arm for father in Belarus. Jim Drury reports.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:09:00 +0100Researchers in Britain are investigating the antibacterial secretions of maggots in the hope they could lead to the development of new antibiotics. Matthew Stock reports.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:01:00 +0100To overcome Rwanda's challenging topography, the local government and a U.S. start-up launch a drone delivery service that will drop much needed blood bags to remote hospitals. Roselle Chen reports.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:19:00 +0100Sony is developing a new software system containing algorithms that create songs based on existing music and help their arrangement and performance. Jim Drury reports.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:22:00 +0100After a seven-month-long journey, a joint European-Russian Mars lander separates from its mothership and heads toward the red planet's surface. Diane Hodges reports.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:32:00 +0100Scientists in Britain hope a simple blood test could one day act as a 'smoke alarm' for early detection of cancer by spotting mutated blood cells that could indicate the disease at a very early stage. Matthew Stock reports.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:08:00 +0100Consumers across the world start returning Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones after a global recall that is expected to cost the South Korean firm over $2 billion.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:47:00 +0100The music compilation tape, a mainstay of the 1970s and 80s, has been given a 21st century digital makeover by researchers at Lancaster University. Jim Drury reports.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:45:00 +0100An environmentally friendly way of extracting gold from waste electronics like mobile phones has been discovered by Scottish based chemists. Jim Drury reports.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:22:00 +0100A driverless car took to Britain's streets for the first time as part of trials aimed at getting autonomous vehicles on the roads by 2020.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 23:22:00 +0100Construction of an experimental nuclear fusion reactor in southern France is in full swing as cost estimates balloon to nearly four times the original budget. Ben Gruber Reports.
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 11:09:00 +0100Motorsports in the form of racing is making its first debut in Hong Kong. But that's not all, the cars in this race will only run on electricity. And as Reuters correspondent Pamela Ambler finds, the significance of this circuit is more about showcasing car maker's latest powertrain technologies than it is about speed.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 15:47:00 +0100Infrared technology is deployed on the streets of London to show air pollution that can't be seen by the naked eye. Matthew Stock reports.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 15:11:00 +0100The Bioservo or Soft Extra Muscles (SEM) glove mimics the human hand by using artificial tendons, motors and sensors for added muscle strength. The Swedish company is partnering with GM-NASA to develop a glove to be used in manufacturing and other industrial applications.
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 10:41:00 +0100By printing a 3D mannequin of leading international cyclist Tom Dumoulin and testing a series of skinsuits on his replica inside a wind tunnel until they found the perfect fit, researchers at TU Delft believe they can help Team Giant-Alpecin win gold at the UCI Road World Championships in Doha. Jim Drury reports.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:44:00 +0100A 170-million-year-old fossil found in Scotland is offering clues to the mysterious Middle Jurassic Period. Jim Drury reports.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 23:09:00 +0100The FBI is probing whether an NSA contractor arrested for stealing classified material might be tied to the theft of NSA hacking tools dumped on public websites in August.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:10:00 +0100A laundry-folding bot called "Laundroid" is unveiled at Japan's Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies and is said to recognize various articles of clothing and fold them accordingly. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 19:52:00 +0100The world's first table tennis coaching robot accommodates its opponents' skill level and gives them shots to improve their game, according to developers. Jillian Kitchener has more.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 23:27:33 +0100In an effort to bring back oysters to the once plentiful Jamaica Bay, New York City installs beds made out of recycled toilets to serve as nurseries for oyster larvae to grow on. Elly Park reports.