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NASA begins search for partners to help land astronauts on the Moon

NASA is taking the next big step toward eventually putting astronauts back on the Moon. The space agency is seeking US-based partners to develop reusable systems for landing astronauts on the Moon, and it will support studies and related work on developing these technologies. NASA published a formal request for proposals yesterday and will be accepting them through March 25

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Volkswagen electric Dune Buggy concept brings the 60s to the present

We live in an age when the old becomes new again. Some, like vinyl, have come back in their original form while others, like gaming consoles, have been miniaturized.

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Nintendo scraps ‘Metroid Prime 4’ development and starts over

Nintendo announced Metroid Prime 4 all the way back at E3 2017, but there's hardly been a peep about the game since. The Japanese giant finally offered an update, but it's one that fans won't be happy to hear.

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Huawei CEO praises trump, will fight Chinese government data request

Richard Yu, Huawei CEO of its consumer division, may have become notorious for his public outbursts about the US government treatment of the company, but Huawei’s highest executive might not share the same exact same sentiment. Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO, gave a rare interview with international media and while his defense of the company’s independence from government control is … Continue reading

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Harvard creates a soft and wearable sensor that is biocompatible

Researchers at Harvard have announced the development of a soft and non-toxic wearable sensor that can be attached to the hand. Once connected, the sensor can measure the force of a grasp and motion for the hand and fingers

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‘Squadron 42’ developers targeting 2020 for alpha, beta releases

Star Citizen creator Chris Roberts announced today that Squadron 42 should be available to play in 2020. According to Roberts, his development team is hoping to be "feature and content complete" on the single-player game by the end of 2019

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President poised to sign bill creating quantum computing initiative

Visions of an American quantum computing initiative are close to becoming a practical reality. The House of Representatives has passed its version of a bill that would establish a National Quantum Initiative Program and speed up the development of ne...

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High-temperature semiconductors and stronger magnets pave the way to a cheaper fusion-powered future

One of the goals that scientists around the world have been working towards for years is clean and cheap fusion power. A move to fusion power is believed to be one key to helping reverse climate change created from older methods of generating electricity. Researchers from MIT and Commonwealth Fusion systems are working to speed the development of fusion energy … Continue reading

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Psilocybin depression treatment gets major new FDA designation

A new therapy for treatment-resistant depression has received a milestone Breakthrough Therapy designation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new designation is notable for one important reason: the treatment involves psilocybin, the active ingredient found in a variety of mushrooms collectively known as “magic mushrooms.” Psilocybin, as with most other psychedelics, is a scheduled drug in the United … Continue reading

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Stanford teaches small flying drones to pull heavy objects

Small drones can fly around and observe things, but their ability to interact with the world around them has been limited. Researchers at Stanford University are changing that with the development of small flying drones called FlyCroTug that can move and pull objects around it. These drones can work in teams with a pair of the robots able to attach … Continue reading

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