Ascendance revises the design for its long-range hybrid eVTOL

France's Ascendance has released an updated design and range figure for its long-range, fan-in-wing, eVTOL air taxi. The Atea will use batteries and kerosene for energy storage, but its modular hybrid system will eventually support hydrogen as well.

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Lifetime of Higgs boson measured to within septillionths of a second

CERN physicists have measured the life of the Higgs boson with greater accuracy than ever before. Since the legendary particle only lives for a tiny fraction a second, the scientists came up with a creative workaround to calculate the new figure.

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Blood or saliva THC levels found to be poor sign of driving impairment

A new meta-study has concluded blood or saliva THC concentrations are not effective ways to measure cannabis-induced driving impairment. The findings indicate impairment tests should be developed instead of looking to develop a marijuana breathalyzer.

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$1-million Unimog RV gentrifies unwelcoming lands in ultramodern style

Germany's Stone Offroad Design super-sizes its all-terrain camper game with the new Rise 4x4. The adventure motorhome tasks a Mercedes Unimog with carrying a sleek, pop-up mini-apartment to make home out of the most hostile terrain on or off the map.

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AWS re:Invent 2021: Few new services suggest AWS is maturing (in a good way)

Commentary: AWS didn't fill re:Invent 2021 with new product announcements. Instead, AWS seems to be trying to help customers make better use of what they already have. Attendees walk through…

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Coco 1 remotely piloted delivery robot is headed for the streets of LA

Autonomous aerial delivery drones do potentially risk getting caught in branches, losing their way, or falling onto people's heads. That's where the Coco 1 comes in, as it's a ground-based delivery robot that is entirely remotely controlled.

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Sno-Go carving snow bike brings on the carbon to shed 12 pounds

It was back in 2015 that we first heard about the Sno-Go Bike, a three-skied snow "bike" that let its rider carve into turns. Well, it's now in its fourth incarnation, which is claimed to be much lighter, nimbler and more secure than the original.

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