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An Ostrich-Like Robot Pushes the Limits of Legged Locomotion

An Ostrich-Like Robot Pushes the Limits of Legged Locomotion

What looks like a tiny mechanical ostrich chasing after a car is actually a significant leap forward for robot-kind. The clever and simple two-legged robot, known as the Planar Elliptical Runner, was developed at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in …Continue reading

How Secure is the Secured?

In 2016 alone, social networks like Facebook and Twitter produced approximately 4-petabytes and 8-terabytes of new data per day, respectively. IBM big data research shows that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created worldwide every day – so much so that 90% …Continue reading

Nasa’s Kepler Telescope Finds 10 More Planets That Could Sustain Life

NASA has released its most detailed and comprehensive mission catalog of planets detected by its Kepler telescope. The telescope team has discovered 219 new planets, 10 of which are alike in size to Earth and orbit in the habitable zone of a …Continue reading

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