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Elon Musk unveils San Francisco-LA ‘Hyperloop’ idea

US-based entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled his proposed near-supersonic "Hyperloop" transport concept to link Los Angeles and San Francisco. The SpaceX, Tesla and PayPal...

Brazil releases ‘good’ mosquitoes to fight dengue fever

Brazilian researchers in Rio de Janeiro have released thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses dengue fever. The hope is they will...

First talking humanoid robot in space utters its first words at the International Space...

Developers of the “Kirobo” robot says that the first talking humanoid robot in space has uttered its first words at the International Space Centre....

New supersonic jet to fly to take flight

Airbus have partnered with Aerion for the creation of a Jet that could fly passengers between New York and London in little as 4.5 hours and...

Assessing the pros and cons of electric vehicles

Hundreds of electric vehicle enthusiasts have been assessing the new age of driving in Australia. The fourth Melbourne electric vehicle expo was a chance...

iPad replaces text books in an Italian school room

A high school in Italy has stripped its students of all textbooks and replaced them with iPads. The Ikaros Institute, a vocational school near...

Austria’s first ever integrated solar-powered ski-lift

The more the sun shines, the better for Austria's ski season this year. The first ever Austrian integrated solar-powered ski lift is ready to...

‘Ice hovercraft’ tracks seen on Mars

Long thin grooves - called gullies - on the surface of Mars may have been made not by water but by blocks of frozen...

The first European gets hair transplant using robot

A British man has become the first in Europe to have a hair transplant using a robot. The robot is set to transform the...

NASA wants to send your messages, tweets and selfies into space

What would you like to say to aliens? That might not be a rhetorical question: NASA really does plan to collect messages from members...