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As technology evolves, so to does the way we travel.
A Kansas City startup is looking to imbue local roads with smart technology, which could do everything from connect to the internet to call an ambulance after an accident.
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New research from the Lowy Institute highlights Japan as the most influential Asian country.
From population to marriage, the way we're living is changing.
Many of today’s most awesome scientific and commercial opportunities, such as metamaterials and DNA sequencing, have taken decades to move from the lab to the market.
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A polymer membrane allows the change:WATER toilet to evaporate 95% of the moisture in sewage