Oak Leaf Turned Rechargeable Sodium Battery
Scientists from the University of Maryland and the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology from Beijing discovered that a baked oak leaf pumped full of sodium made a successful negative terminal for a proof-of-concept battery.
Help NASA Create Better Vision for its Robot Astronaut
In its Robonaut Vision Tool Manipulation contest, NASA is asking coders to create better 3D vision algorithms for its Robonaut 2 (or R2) robot and is offering $10,000 in prizes for the best entries.
Record-breaking Drone Crosses The English Channel
While past generations were excited about things like the first person to swim the English channel, this generation, as usual, has to add drones to everything.
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