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Chinese company limits US drone use after White House crash

A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that recently crashed on White House grounds said Wednesday it is updating its drones to prohibit flight over the US capital.

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Pacemakers with Internet connection, a not-so-distant goal

The healthcare sector is not escaping from the revolution in information and communications technologies. Thanks to the latest advances in microelectronics and communications technologies, it ...

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Modular disability aids for world's poorest

Brunel University London design engineering student Cara O'Sullivan's final year project aims to help developing countries make their own disability aids using modular components.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Drone maker DJI will disable its units over Washington, DC, after White House crash

Following the crash of one of itsáPhantom drones at the White House on Monday and a response from President Obama that moreáregulation of drones was needed, Chinese drone maker DJI ...

22 hours ago from The Verge

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Custom diamond-studded Stratocaster guitar shines (pictures)

Diamonds, gold, silver and 3D image projection combine to make a memorable custom guitar, the only one like it in the world.

Tue 27 Jan 15 from CNET

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Video shows blind mother seeing baby for first time

A video that went viral this week showed a legally blind mother in Canada getting to look at her newborn child for the first time thanks to vision-enhancing glasses.

Sun 25 Jan 15 from Medical Xpress

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Pilotless aircraft will play critical roles in precision agriculture

Comparing an unmanned aerial vehicle to a magnetic resonance imaging machine may seem odd, but that is how the director of the Mississippi State University Geosystems Research Institute sees ...

Tue 27 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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It's Snowing In The Northeast

 You might not know it, because maybe you’re in some wonderful part of the country covered in sunshine warmth and rainbows, but for real people who live in the north east, it’s ...

Tue 27 Jan 15 from TechCrunch

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Finally, proof that the Kool-Aid man could actually break through a wall

Brands spend a lot of time desperately grasping for our attention, but sometimes they leave us with burning questions without even trying. "How many licks does it take to get to the ...

15 hours ago from The Verge

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'Bike sense' research will tap drivers on the shoulder to prevent cycling accidents

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies that would use colours, sounds and touch inside the car to alert drivers to potential hazards and prevent accidents involving bicycles ...

Thu 22 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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