Graphene-boosted (and very long-lasting?) bike lube costs almost $150

Among its many other remarkable qualities, graphene is the world's strongest human-made material. It's perhaps not all that surprising, therefore, that it's now been incorporated into a chain-protecting bicycle lubricant – and quite a pricey one, at that.

Source of Article

Continue Reading Graphene-boosted (and very long-lasting?) bike lube costs almost $150

What are IT pros concerned about in the new normal? Security and flexibility

There are a number of paramount concerns afoot among IT professionals. Learn some of the priorities from industry insiders and experts. Image: Ridofranz, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about cybersecurity As a…

Continue Reading What are IT pros concerned about in the new normal? Security and flexibility

Sampling robot lets clinicians keep their distance from patients

Even if they're wearing face masks, healthcare workers can still be quite leery of getting up close and personal with patients who may have COVID-19. That's where a new robotic system comes in, as it lets clinicians take samples at a distance.

Source of Article

Continue Reading Sampling robot lets clinicians keep their distance from patients

Graceful robotic swifts take flight in latest Festo demo

Festo has good form for pushing the envelope in robot development, previously showing off bio-inspired bot versions of ants, a kangaroo, flying penguins and more. Now the firm has revealed the latest developments, including aerobatic BionicSwifts.

Source of Article

Continue Reading Graceful robotic swifts take flight in latest Festo demo