Autonomous container ship completes 790-km trip from crowded Tokyo Bay

Several groups in Japan have been demonstrating fully autonomous ships in the last few months, and the latest, a 95-m container ship, has just completed a 790-km autonomous voyage starting and ending in the heavily congested waters of Tokyo Bay.

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Our majestic Milky Way stars in annual astrophotography competition

The Milky Way is one of the night sky’s most majestic subjects for photography, so it's the star of travel blog Capture the Atlas's annual competition. The 25 winning shots of this year’s Milky Way Photographer of the Year have now been unveiled.

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Implico Group to Address Future TMS Topics at StocExpo 2022 in Rotterdam

Smooth, healthy, and sustainable terminal operations: Implico Group to address future topics like cloudification and standardization at StocExpo 2022 in...

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Engineering Firm Discloses Data Breach after Conti Ransomware Attack

Colin Thierry Published on: May 17, 2022 The Parker-Hannifin Corporation, an engineering firm, announced a data breach last week that exposed employees’ personal information after the Conti ransomware gang started publishing the…

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$6,500 Squad solar-electric microcar makes its official entrance

When Squad Mobility announced plans for a solar-electric city car in 2019, it had only renderings and promises. This week, it revealed the completed Squad, an evolved microcar that still maintains its simple, highly affordable solarized design.

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Aluminum-bodied FMC Storm brings jet-like aeros to the motorcycle world

Draped in liquid-smooth aluminum bodywork, this visually stunning custom motorcycle features a number of air scoops that wouldn't look out of place on a fighter jet, as well as a nearly fully-enclosed front wheel and some absurdly low-mount clip-ons.

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First at-home test for flu, COVID and RSV authorized by the FDA

A new direct-to-consumer test designed to detect a number of different respiratory viruses including COVID-19 and influenza has been authorized by the FDA. The test is the first of its kind to be approved that doesn't need a prescription from a doctor.

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Teflon-like desalination membrane purifies water fast and friction-free

A new type of desalination membrane uses a series of nanoscale tubes lined with a Teflon-inspired material that repels salts while allowing water to flow through with little friction. The team says it's fast, and requires little pressure and energy.

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Weight training burns fat as well as aerobic exercise, on the right diet

A team at Australia's Edith Cowan University have shown that when combined with the right diet, resistance training such as body-weight exercises or lifting dumbbells, can have similar effects to aerobic exercise when it comes to burning fat.

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