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Planned Panda House goes BIG on yin and yang

High-profile architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has unveiled a new panda habitat for Denmark's Copenhagen Zoo. The unique enclosure features a design inspired by the yin and ...

13 hours ago from Gizmag

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New 5G transmitter 20 times more efficient than the previous ones

In the future, the coverage of a single base station has to be reduced because of the rapidly increasing number of mobile devices. This reduces the size of base stations, but increases their ...

Mon 27 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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For the birds: New prediction method sheds brighter light on flight

Resembling a feathered flying ace with his miniature protective goggles and chinstrap, the parrotlet named Obie stood ready to take off. On signal, Obie propelled into the air, flapped through ...

Mon 27 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Heated pavement technology tested at Des moines International Airport

Engineers are testing heated pavement technologies at the Des Moines International Airport. They've installed two test slabs of electrically conductive concrete. And the pavement has effectively ...

14 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Concept system puts cyborg turtles under mind control

Cyborg insects have been scuttling and buzzing around for years, but now, researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have scaled the idea up to a ...

Mon 27 Mar 17 from Gizmag

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Lego Tape Lets You Stick Your Builds Wherever You Want

Lego tape could be something you use to repair broken Lego bricks and plates. It could be, but it’s not. It’s actually a whole lot more fun than that. Nimuno Loops toy block […] The ...

Sun 26 Mar 17 from Geek.com

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Boom supersonic jet able to fly London to New York in three hours a step closer to production

It could start taking on passengers in the early 2020s

Fri 24 Mar 17 from The Independent

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Fruit-shaped sensor 'can improve freshness'

The sensor comes in orange, apple, banana and mango varieties and alerts to cooling problems.

Thu 23 Mar 17 from BBC News

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[In Depth] Tweak makes U.S. nukes more precise—and deadlier

A small fix made in the name of "stockpile stewardship" is turning U.S. submarine–launched missiles into more precise weapons. An improved mechanism installed in aging warhead now makes it possible ...

Thu 23 Mar 17 from Science Now

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Flying taxis could be hitting Singapore by 2030

The ambitious plans were revealed by the Ministry of Transport's top official, Mr Pang King Keong, at the Business Times Leaders' Forum in Singapore this week.

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Daily Mail

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