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AI Chess

What a powerful way of improving your chess game. It's called ChessUp... and it will be a magic support for young children... let alone adults. It makes you wonder how we could enhance instruction in so many other games and…

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Invisibility Cloak

This sounds like something out of a Harry Potter movie. Imagine wrapping yourself in a cloak... and basically becoming invisible. A Canadian company has now invented a 'Quantum Stealth' material that can 'bend' the light around a target. It has…

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Robot Sheepdogs

Perhaps too often, we see terrifying images of robots that might reputedly run amok in our streets. Here's another option. Robots will enhance the way that we live and work on the planet. Here's one example. Rocos is a robot…

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The Ig Nobel Prizes

Have you ever heard of the Ig Nobel Prizes? Hilarious! They were originally established back in 1991 as a parody of the Nobel Prizes. They set out to nominate global achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them…

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15-min COVID-19 testing

Here's a game-changer in terms of COVID-19 testing. A device that can provide a positive test result in just 15 mins. No more delaying up to 3 days for a result. No more quarantining.... given that the test can be…

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Nano-Diamond Batteries

Imagine an electric vehicle battery that could last for 90 years without recharging. The batteries are reconstructed from nuclear waste (depending on how you view this, it's a blessing that it at least puts the waste to some use. Or…

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