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Will Anybody Buy a Drone Large Enough to Carry a Person?

Brain images taken from hundreds of soldiers diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injuries suggest that methods for diagnosing concussions are inadequate in detecting damage. The results, part of the largest-ever imaging study of traumatic brain injury in the military, provide evidence that …Continue reading

Brain Scars Detected in Concussions

Brain images taken from hundreds of soldiers diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injuries suggest that methods for diagnosing concussions are inadequate in detecting damage. The results, part of the largest-ever imaging study of traumatic brain injury in the military, provide evidence that …Continue reading

A Smarter Kind of Crash Test Dummy

Researchers combine real vehicle, scene, and medical data to simulate car crashes on a supercomputer. One person dies in a road traffic accident every 25 seconds, according to estimates from the World Health Organization. Crash test dummies with accelerometers, force sensors, and …Continue reading

How Drones May Avoid Collisions by Sharing Knowledge

If the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration allows the widespread use of commercial drones, the skies could soon buzz with swarms of unmanned aerial vehicles–especially in dense urban cores. That means drones will be tasked with autonomously avoiding collisions, as their numbers will …Continue reading

This Glowing Rock Wants to Monitor Your Internet of Things

Can a special security system keep hackers from messing with your connected baby monitor and door lock? There’s a smooth, dark brown stone sitting in front of me on the table with a bright circle pulsing on its face—a signal, apparently, about …Continue reading

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