Martian drone project lands $3.1 million grant to test tech over Mars-like Icelandic lava field

The craft could enable scientists to explore previously inaccessible areas of Mars, according to the project's principal investigator. Image: Christopher Hamilton and University of Arizona On Wednesday, the University of…

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MTN Nigeria data protection shifts into top gear, incoming CEO says

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MTN Nigeria has concluded an internal data protection process to safeguard subscribers’ privacy on the nation's largest mobile network, Karl Toriola, incoming CEO says.

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Microsoft, Mayo Clinic, Oracle among coalition to develop digital COVID-19 vaccination passport

Every immunization recipient worldwide will have access to the credential, which will speed the return to travel, school, or work. Image: iStock/dobled Managing the coronavirus is finally about to get…

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Asus projector serves up coffee-cup-sized big-screen entertainment

Asus has debuted the ZenBeam Latte L1 portable projector at the online-only CES 2021 expo. The mug-sized, battery powered unit with a built-in speaker is designed for streaming YouTube videos or games inside or outside the home.

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InSight’s Mars “mole” abandoned after two years of troubleshooting

NASA and DLR have officially called it quits on InSight's "mole." The instrument was designed to drill deep into the Martian soil, but soon hit a snag and has now been abandoned after almost two years of troubleshooting failed to resolve the issue.

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Eye membrane removal may help transplanted cells reverse glaucoma damage

Glaucoma can cause vision loss that's currently irreversible. But now scientists have found that removing a membrane in the eye could help transplanted cells migrate into the optic nerve and repair the connections, potentially restoring lost vision.

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Review: Oculus Quest 2 is an even better portal into alternate worlds

The original Oculus Quest was one of the technology world's great game-changers, and the new Quest 2 makes big improvements everywhere while dropping the price. We've now spent a month with the world's latest, greatest standalone VR headset.

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Astronomers may have detected background ripples in spacetime itself

The gravitational waves we’ve detected so far have been like tsunamis in the spacetime sea. Now, a 13-year survey of light from pulsars scattered across the galaxy may have revealed the first hints of gentle gravitational wave background signals.

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Prototype TV ditches the plug and powers up wirelessly

Usually when we talk about "cutting the cord," it means cancelling cable TV. But Russian startup Reasonance has bigger plans for TV cord cutting, showing a prototype that leaves the electrical cord behind in favor of wireless power.

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