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Metasurface antenna could enable future 6G communications networks

A team led by researchers from the University of Glasgow has developed an innovative wireless communications antenna that combines the unique properties of metamaterials with sophisticated signal processing to deliver a new ...

Energy & Green Tech

Making cement is very damaging for the climate. One solution is opening in California

It's a major contributor to climate change—the way buildings and roads are made with concrete. It's also a problem that's growing as more of the world develops. So the race has been on to find solutions for a material that's ...

Robotics

Adding a telescopic leg beneath a quadcopter to create a hopping drone

A team of biomedical, mechanical, and aerospace engineers from City University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has developed a hopping robot by attaching a spring-loaded telescopic leg to the ...

Robotics

Engineers quicken the response time for robots to react to human conversation

Talking to a robot often feels stilted or delayed, thanks to computer software trying to keep up with the conversation. However, new research from the University of Waterloo has improved the ability for humans to communicate ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

AI-powered 'sonar' on smartglasses tracks gaze, facial expressions

Cornell University researchers have developed two technologies that track a person's gaze and facial expressions through sonar-like sensing. The technology is small enough to fit on commercial smartglasses or virtual reality ...