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Printing an octopus …

We have plenty of robots today, in all sizes and capable of a broad range of activities. Yet, the development of soft robots (something like…ourselves) is still proving difficult. Researchers at the Harvard university have announced in a paper published on Nature the development of a soft robot, looking like a tiny …

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Smart cities and Tech Evolution – XXVII Service Infrastructure -The IEEE Smart Cities Initiative

Globally launched by the IEEE Future Directions Committee, the IEEE Smart Cities Initiative is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities address the huge demands on land, resources and services associated with population growth. Through the IEEESmartCitiesInitiative,IEEE experts will work with local government leaders and …

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Neural Pixel

Our understanding of the brain progresses rapidly. We started to understand that the brain has some functional areas, each controlling a certain part of the body, then we discovered areas where processing of certain data streams occur, like visual, aural…. and then areas where some cognitive processing takes place.  We …

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Seeing through your smartphone

Smartphones have become amazing tools extending our capabilities, in a way they represent the next step on a path towards "superhumans" after the first step taken two millions years ago when our ancestors "invented" the tools that made our species "faber". an We are using them as extension of our knowledge …

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