updated - October 19, 2019 Saturday EDT
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking to use drones to provide wi-fi hotspots to deployed troops. The plan, if successful, will provide high-speed network connection that is often unavailable to troops in the field.
A new lightweight thermoelectric generator has been created by researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) that uses the wearer’s body heat to generate electricity. The device has the ability to extend the battery life of smartphones and low-power wearable devices.
Microsoft Corp. introduced its new All-in-One Media Keyboard on Wednesday, which comes with a multitouch trackpad. The device is a wireless keyboard that can be used from the couch and be carried around with the user.
A new study published on Monday suggests that a fall in salt consumption plays an important role in the decline of the deaths from heart attacks and strokes. The results were published in the medical journal BMJ Open.
NASA and Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) have signed a deal that grants SpaceX ownership of NASA’s Launch Pad 39A. The launch pad is where Apollo 11 launched on the first manned moon landing in July 1969.
BMW announced Tuesday that it has increased production of its i3 electric city car by 43 percent to meet increasing demand. Harald Krueger, production chief for BMW, said the automaker raised daily output from 70 vehicles to 100.
A new study has discovered that aerobic exercise can help treat alcohol dependence. The study was published in the Journal of Substance Abuse and Treatment and found that people in the early stages of recovery who started a regular aerobic exercise routine brought down their consumption of alcohol.