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Ford's autonomous delivery robot, called Digit, is capable of lifting packages that weigh 40lbs, so it can deliver your pizza, Amazon package or groceries straight to your doorstep.
A USC team won the collegiate space race by sending a rocket above the Kármán line, the imaginary boundary that marks the end of Earth’s atmosphere.
A clever study finds communities of foraminifera, a hard-shelled kind of plankton, have transformed dramatically since the Industrial Revolution.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is funding research that could give a future generation of soldiers the power to control machines and weapons with their minds.
Asteroid 1999 KW4 is not one but two objects, consisting of a larger space rock measuring about 1.3 kilometers wide (.8 mile) and a small companion that orbits it. It will be closest on May 25.
ARM designs the chips that power everything from smartphones to data centers. Without it, Huawei has few good options.
The discovery came after DNA was extracted from the fruit's leaves upon their discovery near an ancient tomb in 1876. Some of these were obtained by famed botanist Joseph Hooker in the 19th century.
Apple is updating its 'butterfly' keys on its MacBook laptops with a new type of material. The US tech giant is also extending its keyboard repair service in the latest product launch.
A world champion thrower explains how a boomerang flies, and how to augment its performance.
The forest of Borth used to stretch for two to three miles along the shore between Ynys-las and Borth on the Welsh coast before it was buried under layers of peat, sand and saltwater.
A single leg, inspired by those of the galago, or Senegalese bush baby, propels the robot across a range of terrain and over various obstacles.
DJ Khaled and US-based firm Waze are partnering up to feature the rapper's voice on the sat-nav app today.
Director Stefon Bristol's Netflix feature isn't concerned with the past or the future—it's worried about the present.
Short spells in space and leads to early-onset arthritis, a first-of-a-kind study from the Henry Ford Hospital, Michigan, adds to a growing body of research about the health effects of spaceflight has found.
NASA will use an electron beam to stencil the submitted names onto a silicon chip with lines of text smaller than one-thousandth the width of a human hair.
The US declared measles eliminated in 2000, but it could lose that status in September—entering a darker era of heightened infectious disease risk.
Researchers from Hampden-Sydney College in the US found that the hair-like tissue in the jaws of baleen whales is better at trapping microplastics than oil in the ocean.
Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report.
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A new study that surveyed 1,000 voters, people who cast their ballots for President Donald Trump in a 2016 race against candidate Hilary Clinton were twice as likely to keep their choice 'secret.'