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In-brain electrodes are the latest weapon against opioid addiction

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute Researchers at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) and West Virginia University Medicine are conducting the first clinical trial in the US that uses deep brain stimulation to treat opioid addiction. The procedure is meant for those who have exhausted all other […]

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CVS starts delivering prescriptions to homes via UPS drones

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links UPS It didn’t take long for UPS and CVS to start delivering prescriptions by drone. The two have confirmed that they completed their first paid home deliveries of prescriptions, hauling medicine to two homes (one of which was a retirement community) in Cary, North Carolina on November 1st. The drones […]

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NVIDIA’s AI will help USPS handle packages 10 times faster

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NVIDIA The US Postal Service (USPS) delivers an estimated 146 billion pieces of mail annually, including 6 billion packages. In an attempt to process package data more efficiently, USPS is experimenting with AI. Today, NVIDIA announced that it will provide USPS with its AI tech. NVIDIA claims its system will […]

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Trump administration begins formal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs media at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2019 POOL New / Reuters Two years ago, the president said the US would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, calling it “unfair.” On Monday the Trump administration announced the year-long process has formally […]

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Robot bees can crash into walls without taking damage

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links The Harvard MicroRobotics Lab/Harvard SEAS Tiny robotic fliers aren’t exactly durable at present, but they may be tough critters before long. Harvard researchers have developed a RoboBee that uses soft, artificial muscles (really, actuators) to fly without taking damage. The robot can smack into walls, crash-land or even collide with […]

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Microsoft archived ‘Superman’ on its Project Silica glass storage medium

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jonathan Banks / Photobanks Ltd. via Variety Movie studios archive thousands of movies in their warehouses. But celluloid, the medium onto which master copies are printed, isn’t the most stable storage format; it’s prone to decay and is highly flammable. Yet, switching to hard drives wouldn’t be helpful, since they’re […]

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After Math: It’s sequel season

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Netflix Friday’s announcement that the second coming of Into the Spider-Verse will arrive in theaters on April 8, 2022, came amidst a flurry of franchise follow-up news. Motorola really is bringing back its famed Razr flip phone, Blizzard confirmed the new editions of both Diablo and Overwatch are on the […]

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Hitting the Books: Boomers not understanding tech is the circle of life

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Ulrike Schmitt-Hartmann via Getty Images Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we’ve done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and delivering […]

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Scientists find a hidden black hole using new detection method

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Science Photo Library – MARK GARLICK via Getty Images How do you see something that’s invisible? As reported by Space.com, a team of scientists has come up with a new way to spot dim black holes by looking at how they influence light given off by stars around them. Black […]

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ACLU sues to reveal the FBI’s uses of facial recognition

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links oonal via Getty Images The ACLU is unsurprisingly concerned about the FBI’s use of facial recognition, and it wants to force the agency to divulge its practices. It just filed a lawsuit against the FBI, the Justice Department and the DEA ordering them to turn over records showing “when, where […]

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