Paralyzed Man With Severed Spine Walks Thanks to Implant

Paralyzed Man With Severed Spine Walks Thanks to Implant

A paralyzed man with a severed spinal cord has been able to walk again, thanks to an implant developed by a team of Swiss researchers…


NASA’s Asteroid Detector Was Upgraded to Scan the Entire Sky Every Day

NASA’s ATLAS, a planetary defense system that scans the sky for near-Earth objects, has been upgraded to search the entire night sky—half of it in either hemisphere—once every 24 hours. The surveillance system is vital for tracking objects like asteroids and debris that are on a collision course with Earth…


These Batteries Ditch the Lithium for Something Much Cheaper: Iron

The number of wind farms in the U.K. has more than quadrupled since 2010. But last year, when a “wind drought” over more than a week meant that it was suddenly much less windy than usual, the country had to scramble to buy extra power made from fossil fuels…


Airstream’s Electric Trailer Concept Can Run Off-Grid for Weeks

Electric vehicle technology, having zipped from sedans to scooters to tractors, finally is connecting to homes on wheels. And, similarly to autos, it is starting on the swanky end of the market…


Peloton Launches a $90 Forearm-Worn Heart-Rate Monitor With LED Indicators

Peloton has just launched a new forearm-worn heart-rate band that will replace the company’s current chest-strap monitor. The $90 heart-rate monitor (HRM) uses optical sensors rather than the electrodermal ones found on the chest strap it will soon replace…


Apple Reportedly Plans to Reveal the First iPhone SE With 5G in March

Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman is typically a reliable source for Apple rumors, so we’re listening when he says the company is targeting March 8th for a spring event to show off a new low-cost iPhone SE with 5G, as well as a refreshed iPad Air that adds a new CPU and 5G for cellular-equipped models…

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