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Added 15 January, 2019

Rolls-Royce has revealed plans for a record breaking electric plane capable orf reaching 300mph. Called Accel, the firm hopes it will take to the skies next year to claim a world record. The current record for an all-electric plane, set by Siemens in 2017, is 210 mph - which the Accel could smash. Scheduled to take to the skies in 2020, the...

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Added 15 January, 2019

Tokenized assets are here to stay. The current race is about who can get regulated products to the market first and then who can successfully gain user adoption. While several projects have purported to tokenize real estate assets, blockimmo is the first to do it within the bounds of existing regulations in two jurisdictions. The blockimmo...

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Added 13 January, 2019

Manufacturers of the Breath Biopsy claim it could save 10,000 lives a year if introduced nationwide – and save the NHS £245million a year by 2020. Initially patients with oesophageal and stomach cancers will be tested before it is extended to prostate, kidney, bladder, liver and pancreatic cancers. Lead investigator Prof Rebecca Fitz­gerald,...

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Added 13 January, 2019

Karachi has some serious problems. Transport, garbage and air pollution are at the top of the list, but what if we could solve all three problems with one project? The governments (both provincial and federal) have been talking about the Green Line Bus Rapid Transit project for a while. Now, they plan to make the Green Line project the world’s...

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Added 12 January, 2019

Basepaws offers direct-to-consumer DNA testing for cats, focusing on delivering breed information and supposedly actionable health insights. Each test reveals the genetic breakdown of the cat, with results that tell you what breeds your cat's DNA contains, and even if any wild cat genes are part of the mix. As more owners add to the growing...

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Added 11 January, 2019

Downhill skiers and snowboarders are known for their love of fashion. So much so that many chose to wear beanie hats instead of helmets. However, it is also well-known that helmets can save lives in a skiing accident. Now, biomedical engineer Rob Joseph and product engineer Brodie Robinson, of the Queensland University of Technology, have...

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Added 11 January, 2019

Sony has launched a new pair of wireless noise-cancelling headphones, the WH-CH700N. This model covers the needs of music lovers and business travelers, offering features that include an integrated voice microphone for calls and personal assistants, as well as noise-cancelling to block out unwanted ambient noises. Unlike many competing models,...

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Added 10 January, 2019

All 16,000 buses in the fast-growing Chinese megacity are now electric, and soon all 22,000 taxis will be too. Shenzhen now has 16,000 electric buses in total and is noticeably quieter for it. “We find that the buses are so quiet that people might not hear them coming,” says Joseph Ma, deputy general manager at Shenzhen Bus Group, the largest...

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Added 8 January, 2019

Flexible display technology company Royole is exhibiting at the CES 2019 its Flexible+ flexible display technology platform. The flexible displays can be used almost anywhere including clothing. "Royole's Flexible+ technologies have squarely put us in a leadership position in today's ever-evolving consumer technology industry," stated Royole's...

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Added 5 January, 2019

About 68 percent of people in Amsterdam commute to work or school by bicycle, accounting for around 1.25 million miles of cycling a day. All of these cyclists generate an estimated 19.5 million watt-hours of energy each day. This would be enough energy to power thousands of homes – if it could be captured. Now, two Dutch designers think they...