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No defect found in Tesla ‘Autopilot’ system used in deadly Florida crash

But federal investigators highlighted the challenges of semiautonomous driving.

Thu 19 Jan 17 from The Washington Post

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Soft, comfy exosuit helps stroke patients walk

A carefully designed robotic ankle forms the centrepiece of this new walking aid.

Thu 19 Jan 17 from Cosmos Magazine

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US Army 'hoverbike' drone will carry guns and armour into battle

It's been compared to Amazon's delivery service, but for the battlefield

Thu 19 Jan 17 from The Independent

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DigiLens grabs $22 million from Sony, Foxconn as it looks to print next-gen AR displays

 The hype behind augmented reality tech has been giving a lot of display manufacturers the motivation to rethink how modern displays work. Current optics technologies being used by HoloLens, ...

Thu 19 Jan 17 from TechCrunch

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Engineers seek to improve industrial electric drives

The same mechanical principles underlie whether a DVD player skips and whether the most advanced surgical robot will rotate its scalpel arm toward the wrong organ. Both depend on the stable ...

Fri 20 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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Netflix's newest docu-series is all about the best designers in the world - CNET

"Abstract: The Art of Design" will debut on Netflix on February 10.

Thu 19 Jan 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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'Hyperloop' rail study for Slovakia-Czech connection

A US startup pursuing Elon Musk's vision for near-supersonic rail transport announced Tuesday an agreement on a feasibility study for a "hyperloop" system connecting two European cities.

Wed 18 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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Is Amazon moving into the autonomous vehicle industry? - Roadshow

A newly granted patent may give us some hints as to what the service giant has up its sleeve.

Wed 18 Jan 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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China's 'Sharp Sword' drone can carry two TONNES of bombs

It’s said China's 'Sharp Sword' could enter service as soon as 2019-2020 for use in reconnaissance missions and for tracking foreign warships, and eventually, it could be used for combat. ...

Wed 18 Jan 17 from Daily Mail

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Researchers develop ways to improve machining, milling processes

Fixing flaws introduced during the machining of large components used in the aircraft and heavy equipment industries can be time-consuming for manufacturers – and costly if they must scrap the ...

Thu 19 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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