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concrete

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Concrete for Mars shelters made from Martian materials

Researchers develop a type of concrete for Mars colonies made from materials that can be found on the Red Planet.

By January 11, 2016

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Nintendo casts doubt over commitment to quality-of-life devices

New company president Kimishima says healthcare hardware needs to meet Nintendo standards; indicates they could be ditched if they don't.

By February 3, 2016

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Prototype drone swims better than we can (Tomorrow Daily 305)

A drone that can dive and swim, plus a robotic arm designed to 3D-print futuristic concrete structures.

By January 27, 2016

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Swimming with drones > dancing with wolves (Tomorrow Daily 305 show notes)

We love the Loon Copter, a drone from Oakland University that can fly like a standard drone...but floats and dives underwater, too.

By January 27, 2016

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Web series created with video shot entirely using drones (Tomorrow Daily 251)

3D Robotics is producing an online science fiction series for its YouTube channel, with a twist: "Life After Gravity" is made exclusively with video footage created using 3DR's Solo drones with mounted GoPro cameras, and it plans to crowdsource other Solo pilots' drone footage for future episodes.

By October 1, 2015

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Sci-fi Web series shot entirely with drones (Tomorrow Daily 251)

Ashley checks out the promo for a Web series entirely captured by drones, marvels at a new type of concrete that absorbs water and hopes Disney Research's new inflatable grasping mechanisms lead to a full-size Baymax.

By October 1, 2015

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See sapphire protect an iPhone from a huge concrete block

Video featuring a sapphire-covered iPhone screen shows that the material set to go into production at Apple's Arizona plant can take a beating.

By February 5, 2014

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BigDog robot plays catch with concrete blocks

Boston Dynamics' DARPA-funded quadruped, which is designed as a load-carrying mule for soldiers, demonstrates its latest scary trick.

By March 5, 2013

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San Francisco Airport uses tech to meet runway safety standards

In order to meet a federal directive, the airport will close two runways this summer to install a special concrete material that will bring runaway aircraft quickly to a stop.

By March 21, 2014

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Evidence of fire-raining comet discovered on Earth

Roughly 28 million years ago, a comet rained down a "shockwave of fire" over Egypt when it entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded, according to findings that offer the first concrete proof of such a phenomenon.

By October 8, 2013