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Are we ready for autonomous delivery cars?

Cars manufacturers are now seriously working to make self driving car a widespread reality in the next decade. Yet making it widespread requires more than foolproof technology. It requires acceptance by the market, that is… us! Studies are ongoing to evaluate the acceptability of being driven, rather than be at …

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Tech for Autonomous Systems – Self-Evolving Capabilities IV

Machine Learning Technologies Learning technologies has been focussing on human beings and how to improve human learning. Significant advances have been made in the last decades leveraging computer and internet power compounded with the availability of more and more flexible, and ubiquitous, devices. This evolution will continue as more understanding …

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Bio-printing, drop by drop

Printing living tissues using cells has started n the last decade and it is now in normal medical practice for skin grafts. For skin the approach it quite straightforward: you place a few cells in a beaker with nutrients and an enzyme that stops cells from sticking with one another. …

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Wearable patch monitoring your health

An article published on Nature Communications by researchers at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) in South Korea reports on the successful development of a patch that can be worn on the skin containing a variety of sensors. This result is leveraging on a study to create soft electronic …

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