Honda takes the CBR600RR fully electronic for 2021

The venerable Honda CBR600RR gets a full makeover for 2021, including an electronic throttle and an inertial control unit. So as well as a power boost, it gets lean-sensitive traction control, ABS, wheelie control, power modes and other goodies.

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First functioning mini human hearts grown from stem cells

Scientists have created the first-ever functional miniature human hearts in the lab. Grown from stem cells, these heart “organoids” are made up of all primary heart cell types, and could help build better models for treating disease.

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Full-scale engineering mock-up of next-gen American lunar lander unveiled

A full-sized mock-up of the lander that may one day put the next US astronauts on the Moon was unveiled today in Houston. The mock-up of the Human Landing System will be used to help astronauts and NASA engineers provide feedback on the final design.

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Delage returns with a 1,100-horsepower, $2.3-million tandem hypercar

A historic French brand is set to return with one of the most extreme hypercar designs ever. The new holders of the Delage brand are squarely focused on the Nurburgring lap record with the monstrous D12 and its 7.6-liter, naturally aspirated V12.

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Internet speed record shattered at 178 terabits per second

A new internet speed record has been clocked at an incredible 178 terabits per second (Tb/s) – fast enough to download the entire Netflix library in under a second. It's achieved by modulating light in new ways before beaming it down optical fibers.

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Iron-based superelastic alloy can operate in extreme temperatures

Scientists in Japan working to stretch the limits of super-elastic materials have made a significant breakthrough, demonstrating a new iron-based alloy that can be deformed and regain its original shape even in extreme temperatures.

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Subtype of autism linked with abnormal cholesterol levels identified

Using a multi-modal approach to data analysis, scientists have identified a subtype of autism linked with a gene cluster known to affect neurodevelopment and lipid metabolism. It's suggested this subtype accounts for nearly seven percent of autism cases.

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First ever video taken of long-lost species rediscovered in Africa

A long-lost species has been rediscovered alive and well. The Somali sengi, an insect-eating mammal that hasn’t been seen in over 40 years, has turned up in East Africa, with researchers snapping the first-ever photos and video of them in the wild.

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Disarming a bacterial “secret weapon” could help fight superbugs

Australian scientists have discovered a previously unknown protective mechanism bacteria use to kill immune cells, opening up potential research pathways that could help doctors fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

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$70K Ram 1500 TRX puts 702 hp to work ripping the Ford Raptor apart

There's a new "apex predator, in the truck world," Ram declares in introducing the new 702-hp 1500 TRX. More than just some extra horsepower (okay, a lot) under its scooped hood, the TRX has been reworked from the tires up for furious off-roading.

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