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0 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on June 19, 2013 under Channel, General Tech, Science
Scientists at Spain's La Universidad Carlos Ill De Madrid have designed a set of augmented reality glasses that will help professors see which students are struggling with the lecture. Students will n... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on June 18, 2013 under General Tech, Science
UK designers Yannick Read, 42 and John Foden, 37 have spent two years creating an advanced prototype they call the Paravelo. This vehicle is capable of travelling at 15mph on land and 25mph in the air... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luciddreams on May 20, 2013 under Science
An explosion on the surface of the moon was visible from Earth with the naked eye. Bill Cooke, a NASA scientist said "It exploded in a flash nearly 10 times as bright as anything we've ever seen be... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on May 14, 2013 under General Tech, Science
All geeks love fast, super expensive cars and none look better than the Lamborghini Egoista concept. This vehicle looks extremely over the top - it has a single seat Apache helicopter cockpit with mor... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on May 10, 2013 under General Tech, Science
Scientists in Germany have created a protective glove that warns the wearer of toxic substances in the air by immediately changing colour. There are many laboratories worldwide that have to deal da... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luciddreams on May 10, 2013 under Science
Astronauts on the International Space Station have discovered a leak of ammonia coolant on their orbiting habitat. NASA say they are looking into the problem although they say it poses no immediate da... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on April 27, 2013 under Science
When you spend close to $10 billion on the Large Hadron Collider, it's nice if - every now and then - you can release a little good news into the world to justify the spend. The folks are CERN have do... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on April 10, 2013 under Science
Your first camera normally comes with something like a 50mm lens. You can shoot your family etc well enough, but very soon after you start, you want something bigger, longer better. The US Army has a ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 4, 2013 under Science
NASA spent a lot of time and money (though not as much as you'd expect) sending the Curiosity Rover to Mars so understandably they want to keep an eye on it from all angles. One such angle is from spa... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 1, 2013 under Science
Researchers at the University of Maryland at College Park (UMCP) have been using the Swift telescope to take a closer look at ISON, a comet that could be the brightest one for the past 50 years - tho... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on March 22, 2013 under Science
You gotta love IBM. While the world plus dog runs around trying to sell a better tablet or phone or hamburger, the blue-suits at International Business Machines are happy focused on one thing: Creatin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on March 6, 2013 under Channel, General Tech, Science
The summer months are coming up soon, and what better time to start planning BBQ's and house parties? Enter the Bartendro robot, currently running for funding on Kickstarter. The Bartendro is power... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on February 28, 2013 under General Tech, Science
A transparent computer which will allow people to reach inside and touch digital content has been showcased at the TED conference in Los Angeles. TED fellow Jinha Lee has been working on the SpaceT... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on February 15, 2013 under Science
While we are able to pack tons of processing and memory capability into robots these days, there are still some skills that evade the non-sentient automatons. The ability to jump or leap is one of the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on February 7, 2013 under Science
One of the most powerful additions to the arsenal of a formula one team is the ability to come up with a novel solution to an engineering problem and then print it out. But what if you could do the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on February 2, 2013 under General Tech, Science
A new start up called meta has partnered up with Epson to create a pair of AR glasses that allow virtual objects to be controlled in 3D space using hand gestures. meta were founded in December 2012... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on January 28, 2013 under Science
Star Trek fans will rejoice, because Scientists have invented a real life Tractor Beam which uses light to attract objects. Star Trek may have used a tractor beam to drag along another space craft,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on January 25, 2013 under General Tech, Science
Paper-Kit have developed a system to use a 2D printout to turn yourself into a full 3D model. The first process is to upload some photos taken from left, right and front sides of your head. The sof... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 21, 2013 under Science
When H.G. Wells published The War of the Worlds in 1898, he helped the world envision a future where enemies would cut Earth's forces apart with powerful heat-rays. Now Germany’s Rheinmetall Def... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on January 16, 2013 under General Tech, Science
For those of us who have a problem controlling our drinking, MIT student Dhairya Dand may have a cure. He has developed a new intelligent 'ice cube' which will track how much you drink and flash red w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luciddreams on January 15, 2013 under Science
NASA and Bigelow Aerospace recently announced their latest addition to the International Space Station (ISS). They have signed a partnership worth $17.8 million to allow Bigelow to expand on previous ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 15, 2013 under Science
Created by the University of Manchester in 2004, this Graphene substance has huge potential - but it seems that its country of birth might not have that large a role in its future development. KitGuru... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 10, 2013 under Science
As children, we all become fascinated by dinosaurs at some point. For anyone living in the South East corner of the UK, your first memory of seeing the giant Diplodocus in the main hall of the Natural... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brian Smith on December 31, 2012 under General Tech, Science
Doctor Who, the cult UK science fiction show has attracted many geeks over the years right across the globe. It appears it has as many followers in America as anywhere else in the world. If you hav... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on December 28, 2012 under Science
Scientists at the University if Colorado have successfully created a system whereby particles can be injected into liquid crystal - bringing order to chaos - and opening up the possibility of a revolu... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on December 27, 2012 under CPU, General Tech, Science, Server
While it might not be so unusual for Asus to help deliver a computer that comes in at 52 on the list of the world's most powerful supercomputers, the same machine hits the top of the Green500 list for... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on December 26, 2012 under Science
We think it normal to make instant contact with a huge number of people across the globe, but just how does the jolly fat fellow in the red suit pull it off? KitGuru searches the web on Xmas Day so yo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on December 21, 2012 under Science
If you like your Angus beefburgers today, then you might be in for a shock because researchers in the Netherlands claim that the beetle larvae known as mealworms may take over the supermarket shelves ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on December 17, 2012 under Science
As an organisation whose entire business has been built on the quality of its independent reviews, KitGuru has a general interest in all things lab-related. So when we heard about an Australian compan... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luciddreams on November 27, 2012 under Science
In one of the more amusing science stories to hit the net recently, it would appear that NASA's Cassini infrared spectrometer has recorded shapes similar to the profile of the famous Pac Man character... more.
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