Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot
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The US Air Force's top secret space plane lands after 2 years in orbit — and no one knows why
On May 7, the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida got a loud surprise. One of the Air Force's two secret X-37B space planes announced its re-entr...
Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking
Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain th...
The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World's Most Secretive Startup
The world's hottest startup isn't located in Silicon Valley–it's in suburban Florida. WIRED explores what Magic Leap's mind-bending technology tells us about...
The Next Big Tech Revolution Will Be In Your Ear
Experts in UX, AI, and product design weigh in on the next big modality in computing.
People Trusted This Robot In An Emergency, Even When It Led Them Astray
When it comes robots, humans are perhaps a little too trusting. In a series of experiments at Georgia Tech that simulated a building fire, people ignored emergency exit signs and followed instructions...
Microsoft's HoloLens Is Now Available For Preorder
For a select few lucky developers, it's time to pay up: Microsoft's HoloLens Development Edition is now available for preorder. Developers who applied to be among the first to build holographic apps f...
Atlas, The Next Generation
A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydrauli...
Customized Exoskeleton Helps Veteran Walk Again
ormer Canadian soldier Trevor Greene, who survived a debilitating brain injury while on duty in Afghanistan in 2006, has recovered his ability to walk again with the help of a customized exoskeleton, ...
Biological Tools Create Nerve-Like Polymer Network
Using a succession of biological mechanisms, Sandia National Laboratories researchers have created linkages of polymer nanotubes that resemble the structure of a nerve, with many out-thrust filaments ...
The X-37b's big brother revealed: Boeing bags $6.6m contract to design reusable XS-1 robot spaceplane that will launch secret spy satellites and space weapons
The small, planelike craft  is known as the  XS-1. It is hoped the craft could quickly launch small satellites that could defend against the growing threat of Russian and Chinese space weapons.
Top Secret Space Plane X-37B To Blast Off But We Don't Know When It Will Come Back
The U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane has flown three secret missions to date. Each time it has carried a mystery payload on long-duration flights in Earth orbit. The spacecraft looks simila...
Microsoft HoloLens - Transform your world with holograms
For the first time ever, Microsoft HoloLens seamlessly blends high-definition holograms with your real world. Holograms will improve the way you do things every day, and enable you to do things you've...
X-37B: Super-Secret Spaceship Comes Back to Earth After Two Years in Space
The U.S. Air Force has kept an unmanned space shuttle in orbit for the past two years, and it seems no one without security clearance knows what it’s been doing up there. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicl...
Zoe, Digital Talking Head That Can Simulate Human Emotions
Yesterday researchers at the University of Cambridge unveiled Zoe, a digital talking head that can realistically simulate human emotions. Zoe is programmed to express six primary emotional states whil...
US Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Passes 1 Year in Orbit
The U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane program has passed another milestone: Its latest mission marked one year in orbit this week.
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The X-37b's big brother revealed: Boeing bags $6.6m contract to design reusable XS-1 robot spaceplane that will launch secret spy satellites and space weapons
The small, planelike craft  is known as the  XS-1. It is hoped the craft could quickly launch small satellites that could defend against the growing threat of Russian and Chinese space weapons.
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