Does taking photos help memories, or hurt them? A new study suggests photographers can better recall visual data, but not auditory. The study is the first to look into which areas of memory are impacted by taking photos.
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Spotting a marketing opportunity rather than a gap in the market, Oscar Mayer has gone and built the WienerDrone, a “delivery drone” capable of dropping hot dogs from a great height.
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Researchers from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are trying to genetic engineer heat-resistant “cows of the future” — and they’ve received a federal grant to help them.
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Researchers from the University of California, San Diego have invented a smart adhesive sensor that could enable future wearable devices to be charged through the sweat of their users.
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Deforestation creates more carbon dioxide every year than all of the automobiles on our roads combined. This company is looking to combat deforestation with a fleet of seed launching drones.
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A new smartphone app is helping bring aid to victims of cardiac arrest three minutes before professional first responders arrive. Every minute increases a victims chance of survival by ten percent.
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Without some drastic and immediate changes, humans will usher in a dystopian future. But we may also be able to solve these problems — or at least minimize their negative impacts — with the help of AI.
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Boston-based neuro-technology and eye-tracking startup SyncThink has created smart virtual reality technology that uses eye-tracking tech to diagnose possible concussions in just one minute.
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Created by a former child prodigy-turned-MIT professor, this smart algorithm not only manages to fold any 3D shape out of a piece of paper — but does so with the minimal amount of seams.
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A new charity initiative is using satellites, solar-powered computer hardware, and an interactive live video feed to create an education portal that delivers lessons to kids in the Ampain refugee camp in Western Ghana.
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