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TextBlade portable keyboard is greater than the sum of its parts
California-based WayTools has taken a different approach to typing on the go with its TextBlade keyboard, which it claims is the "most compact touch-type machine ever produced" and literally pulls apart to fit in a pocket. read more
New study may provide fresh avenues of treatment for patients suffering from skin diseases
A study carried out by researchers from King's College London (KCL) has established a link between bacteria present on skin following a surface wound and a type of white blood cell receptor, that together discourage the normal healing process and instead encourage the growth of cancerous tumors. read more
Ben Ainslie Racing builds a solar-powered HQ for a wind-powered sport
As a sailor, Ben Ainslie has a vested interest in the climate. Now, he is doing his part to combat climate change by moving his team into a new sustainable facility. Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) HQ will generate its own power and be a showcase for clean energy. read more
Renovo updates its electric Shelby with Nvidia-powered cockpit
Renovo Motors has opened up the doors of its electric supercar's high-tech interior, showing the last piece of the authentically-bodied Shelby with 500-hp electric powertrain and cutting-edge Nvidia Tegra X1-powered infotainment system. read more
Study gives new meaning to "catching cold"
Researchers at the University of Sussex in the UK have found that simply looking at someone visibly experiencing cold is enough to drop the body temperature of the viewer significantly. read more
In pictures: The best of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show
This year's Detroit Auto Show featured plenty of fuel cell, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on show, as well as a cavalcade of giant American trucks and several truly stunning sports and supercar launches. Scott Collie and Loz Blain battled the crowds to bring you this highlights gallery. read more
Wheelys 2 electric trike is also a coffee-shop-on-the-go
Five years ago, we heard about a bicycle that doubles as a beer bar. Clever though that may be, sometimes people need a jolt more than a buzz. Well, that's where Wheelys 2 comes in. It's an electric cargo trike that also happens to be a powered mobile coffee shop. read more
VW previews the future with the Cross Coupe GTE plug-in concept
Volkswagen has revealed the Cross Coupe GTE concept at the 2015 North American International Auto Show. The 355-hp concept car previews a US-market mid-size SUV that VW plans to begin production on by the end of 2016. read more
Japanese space agency uses worms to help understand bone loss in astronauts
In an effort to better understand the detrimental effects of microgravity on the human body, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is conducting a pair of experiments centering around observing the tiny roundworm, Caenorhabditis Elegans. read more
Exoplanet hunting NGTS telescope array achieves first light
The NGTS array, built by a UK, German and Swiss consortium, has achieved first light at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. The installation is designed to search for exoplanets between two and eight times the size of Earth, studying them as they pass in front of their parent star. read more
Vincent Callebaut imagines a sustainable Paris
One can usually count on Vincent Callebaut to produce striking renders of futuristic sustainable architecture on a grand scale, and the Belgian architectural firm certainly doesn't disappoint with its vision of a smart and sustainable Paris. read more
New Ford Raptor is claimed to be the toughest one yet
If you're one of those people who use pick-ups more for off-roading than for hauling, then you'll no doubt be interested in the upcoming newest version of Ford's F-150 Raptor. The automaker is billing it as "Ford's toughest, smartest, most capable truck for ultimate off-road performance." read more
Mobile Technology
Google Translate app now translates street signs and real-time conversations
Not so long ago, the idea of a universal language translation device making the jump from science fiction to reality seemed preposterous. Google Translate, however, is fast becoming that device. Its most recent update includes seamless conversation and foreign text translation. read more
Kemper Remote offers hands-free access to Profiler's multiple tones
Kemper has announced the launch of a complementary control interface for its Profiler modeling amp that puts the power to switch tones at a player's feet. read more


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