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Prosthetic piano playing

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A musician who lost part of his arm five years ago is once again able to play the piano with the help of a new prosthetic.... Read full article

NASA’s new tyres are ‘virtually indestructible’

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Tyres are one of the most important, and often most overlooked, vehicle components. At least until something goes wrong with them. ... Read full article

Avoiding traffic definitely not boring…

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Elon Musk’s The Boring Company, which was founded to build tunnels to avoid the hectic LA traffic, has released a map illustrating a proposed network for these tunnels.... Read full article

Harvard, MIT give robots ‘superpowers’

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Researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have created origami-inspired artificial muscles that allow soft robots to lift objects up to 1 000 times their own... Read full article

Elon Musk's bet-winning battery goes live 1 December

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On Friday 1 December, the world’s largest lithium-ion battery will become operational. Elon Musk just won a USD50-million bet. These two things are definitely related.... Read full article

Backflipping robots

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On 16 November, US robotics company Boston Dynamics uploaded a video to YouTube of its humanoid robot Atlas doing a backflip.... Read full article

Afrimat interim results driven by diversification

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Open pit mining company Afrimat, which provides industrial minerals, commodities and construction materials, has released its interim results for the six months to 31 August 2017.... Read full article

Reducing carbon footprint through solar power

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In early 2015 Jasco, a company that delivers end-to-end solutions across the entire ICT, power, enterprise and security value chains, realised the opportunity to be a leader in the field of renewable energy, harnessing its expertise on a solar projec... Read full article

Standardising telematics data

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There has been a lot of talk about advancing technology and how it impacts on those using heavy equipment. While many OEMs and third party companies are offering systems that enable owners to track and gather data from their machines...... Read full article

‘Project Hesla’ runs on electricity and hydrogen

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Netherlands gas supplier Holthausen Group has hacked a Tesla Model S and to run on a combination of electricity and hydrogen, allowing the vehicle to travel 1 000km — more than double the distance of the cheapest Model S.... Read full article

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