As industrial robots become more capable, they could start helping out around the home.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
Ferroelectric materials could take computing beyond digital logic.
SpaceX is building an ocean-based landing pad so that it can reuse its launch vehicles.
The best way to build a global quantum internet will use containerships to carry qubits across the oceans, say physicists.
Scientists say they can embed sophisticated genetic tests onto a piece of paper.
Roost’s batteries will let smoke alarms send alerts via smartphone, and may bring other battery-powered devices online, too.
A novel gripper from an SRI spinoff could enable robots to take on new tasks.
With natural-language processing aided by crowdsourced data, Wit.ai aims to make smartphones, wearables, and drones heed your call.
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