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7th March 2020
Half of world's sandy beaches could vanish by 2100
Half of the world's beaches could disappear by the end of the 21st century due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion, according to a new study.
28th February 2020
Amazon opens first large-scale, cashierless grocery store
Retail giant Amazon has just opened a new 10,400 square foot, cashierless grocery store, located in Seattle. Is this the future of shopping?
11th February 2020
5,000 self-driving delivery vehicles approved by U.S. regulators
The U.S. Department of Transport has given permission for Nuro Inc. to deploy up to 5,000 self-driving delivery vehicles across the country.
20th January 2020
World's first truly smart contact lens will feature built-in display
Mojo Vision, a technology company founded in 2015 and based in Silicon Valley, has announced it is building the world's first truly "smart" contact lens, called the Mojo Lens.
23rd November 2019
World's first 8K holographic display
A new 8K holographic display is so detailed and realistic, the images appear to almost extend outward from the screen.
5th November 2019
Link found between neural activity and human longevity
Researchers at Harvard have identified a link between neural activity and human longevity. Neural excitation is linked to a shorter lifespan, while suppression of overactivity appears to extend lifespan.
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.
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.
5th September 2019
Samsung predicts life in the year 2069
Six of Britain's leading academics and futurists have collaborated to create a vision of the future in 50 years' time.
26th August 2019
Robot restaurant opens in southern India
A new restaurant has opened in the southern Indian city of Bangalore where customers are served by a team of robots.
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