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18th October 2019

Autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic next year

Marine researchers are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic in 2020, on the 400th anniversary of the original Mayflower voyage.

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17th October 2019

India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill millions and threaten global starvation

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could, over the span of less than a week, kill 50-125 million people – more than the death toll during all six years of World War II, according to new research.

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16th October 2019

U.S. will test cannon with range over 1,000 miles by 2023

U.S. artillery platforms with 155mm rounds tend to have a maximum range of about 20 miles. However, the U.S. Army is developing a new weapon capable of reaching 1,150 miles.

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15th October 2019

Agility Robotics reveals upgraded Digit walking robot

Agility Robotics is developing highly capable bipedal robots for a range of different uses. The company has just revealed the latest iteration of its 'Digit' robot.

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14th October 2019

RightHand Robotics opens office in Japan

RightHand Robotics, a leader in autonomous robotic piece-picking solutions, has announced the establishment of a new corporate entity in Japan – RightHand Robotics GK.

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14th October 2019

Singapore exhibition imagines the year 2219

A major exhibition – part of the Singapore Bicentennial commemoration – invites visitors to explore how our world might change over the next 200 years.

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9th October 2019

20 new moons of Saturn

Astronomers report the discovery of 20 new natural satellites of Saturn, taking the planet's total known number to 82, surpassing Jupiter.

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7th October 2019

Autonomous garbage can to debut in 2020

The "SmartCan" is a motorised garbage can attachment and mobile app that autonomously brings trash to the curb and returns the garbage can to its base once emptied.

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7th October 2019

Nanoscale 3D printing technique is 1,000 times faster

A new parallelised technique, known as femtosecond projection TPL, can 3D print nanoscale structures up to 1,000 times faster than conventional methods.

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6th October 2019

Bank employs AI-powered "digital DNA human"

Bank ABC has announced the launch of "Fatema" – a fully autonomous AI personality that will assist customers online.

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4th October 2019

3D-printed rockets to begin launching in 2021

Relativity Space aims to create the world's first entirely 3D-printed rockets, built within days rather than years. Funding has now been secured for its first commercial operations in 2021.

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3rd October 2019

Lifespan of fruit flies extended by 48%

By combining three drugs into a single treatment, researchers have extended the lifespan of Drosophila by 48%.

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