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Drone researchers hope the construction of a new bird wind tunnel will reveal more of the secrets of bird flight.
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A team of engineers has obtained a first look inside phase-changing nanoparticles, showing how their shape and crystallinity can affect their performance.
A long-term project providing students from the poorest areas in Africa and the US with tablets has shown promising results.
An Italian entrepreneur has developed a potentially revolutionary computer to provide vital services to the developing world.
A patent awarded to Google outlines how the company's delivery drones could work.
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SpaceX plans to send an unmanned spacecraft to the red planet by 2018.
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Who feels we are living in a time of remarkable innovation in science and technology? And, who believes that the way we consume, grow and develop has hit a wall?
A microfluidic chip can assign cells that pass through it a unique code, allowing them to be tracked.
NASA's Technology Transfer Program has developed technology that is having an impact on life on Earth.
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