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Curiosity finds complex organic traces in 3 billion year old mudflats on Mars

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

While not necessarily evidence of life itself, these findings are a good sign for future missions exploring the planets surface and subsurface.

Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA's Next Red Planet Rover Mission

Posted in Science on 15th May, 2018
by Alex Muller

'The idea of a helicopter flying the skies of another planet is thrilling'

The Smithsonian's new tour guide isn't human

Posted in Hardware on 2nd May, 2018
by Alex Muller

Pepper the robot shows visitors around the museum while telling factoids, answering questions and posing for selfies.

Robot automation leaders Foxconn and Tesla face delays

Posted in Software on 25th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

Foxconn and Tesla have been targeting extreme automation plans. Both have had to cut back plans for full automation to replace people by many years.

AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD

Posted in Business on 3rd Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says.