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Emma Smith is a thought-provoker and a writer at Run Down Bulletin. With a talent for crafting compelling arguments, she provides insightful and thought-provoking coverage of the most pressing opinion

New device lets stroke victims ‘talk through their hands’

New device lets stroke victims ‘talk through their hands’

A significant advance in assistive technology is behind an experimental new device that offers the promise of communication to stroke victims by allowing them to “speak” through subtle hand movements. Developed by a team of Chinese scientists, it is wearable, featuring a thin, flexible adhesive design that adheres to the skin on the back of […]

Verdie: Meet a very friendly and efficient little AI robot to take care of the grass

Verdie: Meet a very friendly and efficient little AI robot to take care of the grass

With a very particular profile and equipped with advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, Verdie is a small robot created to take care of the grass, keeping the garden tidy. He has been developed by the Electric Sheep companyfrom the United States. Unlike humanoid robots, Verdie was designed to be simpler, cheaper and with specific capabilities, […]

ISS astronauts still don’t know where to look during the eclipse

ISS astronauts still don’t know where to look during the eclipse

A total solar eclipse will take place on April 8, visible from the United States and parts of Mexico and Canada, and astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will have the opportunity to view the phenomenon from orbit terrestrial. However, they still aren’t sure where to look and point their cameras. In an interview […]

The plane’s pilot finds a “blue jet” in the sky; understand the phenomenon

The plane’s pilot finds a “blue jet” in the sky; understand the phenomenon

Imagine being on a plane at cruising altitude and seeing a huge “blue jet” streak across the sky? Also called “blue sky”, the phenomenon was recorded last Thursday by an Argentine pilot (29). These events are quite rare and difficult to record as they last a few milliseconds. They can reach up to 50 kilometers […]

The locations with the most UFO recordings are revealed in a new study

The locations with the most UFO recordings are revealed in a new study

UFOs have attracted attention recently, from sightings by ordinary people to government investigations. Now a study has brought these apparitions into even sharper focus with a geographic study of over 100,000 apparitions. In recent years, people have started to take UFOs more seriously and some steps have been taken to do so, starting with renaming […]

Beijing City Library: the largest air-conditioned reading space in the world; know

Beijing City Library: the largest air-conditioned reading space in the world; know

The Beijing City Library, located in Beijing (China), is considered the largest air-conditioned reading space in the world. The project, designed by architect Snøhetta, extends over an area of ​​75 thousand m² and features innovative architecture that simulates an artificial forest landscape. According to New Atlas, the building’s external structure is made of glass, with […]

What would happen if leap years didn’t exist? Animation shows

What would happen if leap years didn’t exist? Animation shows

Yesterday was February 29th, a day that only happens in what is called a leap year. Every four years an extra day is added to the Gregorian calendar, making February 29 days instead of the usual 28. Leap days and months are used to compensate for the fact that our calendars do not correspond exactly […]

Scientists discover species of sea snails in England

Scientists discover species of sea snails in England

During routine research in fishing grounds in the south-west of England and in the Gulf of Cadiz, scientists from the UK Center for Environment, Food and Aquaculture (Cefas) and the University of Cadiz in Spain have collected 14 specimens of sea snails. Of the more than 100 known species of sea snails found in British […]

China clones Tibetan goats for the first time

China clones Tibetan goats for the first time

A group of Chinese scientists announced that they have successfully cloned a pair of Tibetan goats for the first time. The result could help efforts to breed these animals, which are responsible for producing cashmere wool. The cloning was conducted by researchers at Northwest A&F University who used somatic cells to perform the process, according […]

The humanoid robot can mix glasses with precision and speed; clock

The humanoid robot can mix glasses with precision and speed; clock

The speed at which technology advances is fascinating. And this happens in several industries: large language models (LLMs), aviation, motorsports and even mobile phones and wearables. The area that catches my attention the most is humanoid robots, perhaps because I’m a big fan of science fiction. I think it’s really cool to see a car […]