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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:12 PM mt

Exploration telepresence may virtually get people to Mars



As far as many people are concerned, there are just two ways of exploring other planets either robots do it while all the humans stay back on Earth, or astronauts go and do so in person. Both approaches have their advantages and drawbacks. According to a trio of scientists, however, the best idea may lie somewhere between the two.

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Category: Space

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:12 PM mt

Study suggests that Parkinson's could be an autoimmune disease



For degenerative diseases like Parkinson's, any insights we can gain into its development in the brain could be vitally important in coming up new ways to apply the brakes. For this reason, a new study led by scientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) could form a key piece of the puzzle. They have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity contributes to Parkinson's disease, by extension raising the prospect of manipulating the body's immune system to slow or even halt its progress.

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Category: Medical

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:12 PM mt

Bosch brings ABS to e-bikes



According to two studies conducted by Bosch Accident Research, e-bike accidents could be reduced by up to 25 percent if the bikes were equipped with anti-lock braking systems. It shouldn't come as a surprise, therefore, that Bosch eBike Systems has responded by creating the world's first series-produced ABS for e-bikes.

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Category: Bicycles

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:11 PM mt

Audis active suspension prepares for the road ahead



Audi is gearing up to tackle the Mercedes S-Class and BMW 7 Series with a smart new A8. We still haven't been treated to a look at the finished flagship, but teasers have started to trickle out of Ingolstadt. Having shared details about the car's lightweight body, Audi says the suspension on the new A8 will automatically adjust itself based on the road ahead.

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Category: Automotive

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:11 PM mt

Ford Ranger Wildtrak review: One truck to do it all



Americans might love their trucks, but they aren't the only ones. The folks Down Under are partial to a good pickup at the moment, and Ford would argue the range-topping Ranger Wildtrak is the best pickup you can buy. With a luxurious interior, plenty of off-road gear and a ruggedly handsome face, it certainly looks good on paper. But does it deliver in the real world?

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:11 PM mt

It's official: New Nissan Leaf will be semi-autonomous



Life should be a little easier for buyers of the upcoming new Nissan Leaf, as Nissan has confirmed that the car will feature ProPILOT Assist technology. Although it should eventually offer advanced functionality, for now the system reportedly "reduces the hassle of stop-and-go single-lane highway driving."

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:02 PM mt

Ford tests tech to clear the way for emergency vehicles



Regardless of how loud their sirens are, accurately locating approaching emergency vehicles while behind the wheel can be difficult. And those that don't realize such vehicles are headed their way can slow their progress through traffic. Ford is trying to cut down on such delays with a prototype system that lets drivers know exactly where the emergency vehicle is coming from so they can get out of the way.

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:02 PM mt

Timex to introduce first watch with MEMS technology movement



Timex has something of a reputation as a middle-of-the-road, play-it-safe, value-for-money watchmaker, but the company is stepping out of its comfort zone to partner with France-based SilMach and create a new electronic watch movement. Using Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS) technology, the pair are developing the first MEMS-powered watch movement to create a more flexible, compact analog readout watch with more functions.

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Category: Wearables

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:02 PM mt

Netflix launches interactive Choose Your Own Adventure TV shows



Before "interactive movie" video games told sweeping stories that players could steer by making decisions, there were Choose Your Own Adventure books that well, let readers choose their own adventure. Streaming video technology has now allowed Netflix to embrace the concept and release its first interactive "branching" narrative program that gives viewers a say in how the story progresses.

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Category: Environment

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Thursday June 22, 2017 @ 10:28:01 PM mt

DJI drone buying guide: Spark Mavic or Phantom



Plenty of companies are jostling to get drones in the air, but in our experience over the last few years, DJI has always managed to keep a step ahead. With the entry-level Spark just launched, the company now has a drone for everyone from amateur aviators to pro pilots. To help you pick which model is best for you, New Atlas is rounding up and comparing the whole DJI line.

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Category: Drones

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