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Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Tripod campfire torch ignites hot, towering flame ... just don't trip
Tripod torches have become fairly common among battery-powered camping lights, but a new US startup has a more literal (and somewhate terrifying) interpretation in mind. Its Tripod Torch is an actual freestanding flame-spewer that delivers an open flame meant to spread heat around the campfire torch circle and keep everyone warm and mesmerized. And assuming you don't trip and light yourself and/or the entire campground on fire, it looks like a clear experience-enhancer.

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Outdoors,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

fizik pursues ultimate butt comfort with custom 3D-printed saddles
Over the past few years, we've heard how both custom-fit and 3D-printed bicycle saddles are much comfier than their conventional counterparts. Well, Italian bike-seat-maker fizik has now combined the two, with its One-to-One bespoke 3D-printed saddle service.

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Bicycles, Transport

3D Printing,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Tiny retreat brings off-grid luxury to the wilderness
Taking its place well among the rural landscape of New South Wales, Australia, the Gilay Estate could be mistaken for an old hut or agricultural shed from a distance. However, up close it's clear that this tiny retreat has been designed with care to provide a luxurious off-the-grid living experience.

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Tiny Houses, Lifestyle

Building and Construction, Off

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Green hydrogen breakthrough swaps in water for iridium
Hydrogen shows a lot of promise as a powerful, clean fuel source - as long as the process that creates it is also green. A new report shows how tough it might be to get to truly green hydrogen, while a new study removes a barrier to its creation.

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Energy, Science

Hydrogen, Green Energy,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

$1,100 low-step fat-tire ebike opens more routes to more riders
San Fran's CyCrown is looking to get more folks riding with a low-step fat-tire ebike that rolls with a 1,000-W motor for Class 3 riding in the city plus a 60-mile battery for heading into the wild. But perhaps the most attractive feature is the relatively low ticket price.

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Bicycles, Transport

ebikes, Pedal-assisted, Off-roa

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Shockwave-shooting 'space hairdryer' regrows heart tissue in patients
It turns out that blasting people with shockwaves during open-heart surgery is a really good idea. That's what researchers found who used the technique to reactivate heart cells and improve the post-op lives of patients in a groundbreaking study.

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Medical, Science

Heart, Heart attack,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Hair loss prevented by blocking ancient biological mechanism
A surprise result in a lab experiment has led to the discovery of an ancient biological stress pathway that can trigger cells to stop making what's needed to grow hair. Scientists believe this opens the door to developing a pre-emptive strike, protecting hair follicles from this process and preventing hair loss.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle

University of Manchester,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Never-before-seen dinosaur's unique headgear earns it a godly name
Paleontologists uncovered the dinosaur's fragmented skull in 2019 in northern Montana, two miles (3.2 km) south of the US-Canada border. It wasn't until they started piecing the skull together that they realized it was a new type of dinosaur belonging to a larger group called ceratopsians, beaked, horned dinosaurs that ate plants.

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Biology, Science

Dinosaurs,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Mercedes AMG One gets its track-record paint sucked clean off
By the end of the next day, it held the new Hockenheim Ring track record - taking it rather violently - from the track-focused Mercedes AMG One record-holding hypercar by 14.1 seconds. Yes, it took the record by 14.1 seconds. It did not ask for consent. That's nearly one second per corner on the 17-turn track.

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Automotive, Transport



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Updated mobile missile system targets NATO rearming efforts
Rheinmetall has taken the wraps off GMARS, the new Global Mobile Artillery Rocket System developed with Lockheed Martin. It could be the future of NATO land missile systems thanks to its advanced features and compatibility with current systems.

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Military, Technology

Rheinmetall Defence, Lockheed Martin, Missile Defense

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Prediabetes drug puts brakes on progression to type 2 diabetes
More than one in three American adults has prediabetes, where their blood glucose levels (BGLs) are higher than normal but not high enough to attract a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Not everyone with prediabetes goes on to develop diabetes; early treatment can prevent or delay that progression.

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Medical, Science

Diabetes,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Claude 3.5 AI doubles in speed, outperforms ChatGPT on multiple fronts
Anthropic's Claude Sonnet 3.5 has introduced a feature called Artifacts. It's essentially an interactive preview window adjacent to the chat window that provides a collaborative workspace.

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Technology

GPT, LLM (Large Language Model),

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

EOS-X Space announces upcoming ballon flights to the edge of outer space
Paying passengers could be flying to the outer edge of the stratosphere as soon as next year, but not with the company you might think. Spain's EOS-X Space has announced that it's nearing finalization of a seven-passenger capsule that will be hoisted heavenward by a giant balloon.

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Space, Science



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

EOS-X Space announces upcoming balloon flights to the edge of outer space
Paying passengers could be flying to the outer edge of the stratosphere as soon as next year, but not with the company you might think. Spain's EOS-X Space has announced that it's nearing finalization of a seven-passenger capsule that will be hoisted heavenward by a giant balloon.

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Space, Science



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Who needs north? GPS compass points to a place of your choice
While most compasses have a needle that points north, the Truest North Compass is different. Its main needle always points to a location of your choice, while its secondary needle shows the distance to that place.

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Good Thinking, Lifestyle

GPS,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Birdlife in the balance: The 2024 Audubon Photography Awards winners
It hasn't been a great year for birds, from the ongoing avian influenza crisis to other more subtle changes such as shifts in insect and fish availability resulting in smaller clutches and offspring. With two-thirds of North American species now threatened, predominantly as a direct result of climate change, there may not be a more fitting analogy than the canary in the coalmine in terms of what we're now facing around the globe.



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Birdlife in the balance: Winners of the 2024 Audubon Photography Awards
It hasn't been a great year for birds, from the ongoing avian influenza crisis to other more subtle changes such as shifts in insect and fish availability resulting in smaller clutches and offspring. With two-thirds of North American species now threatened, predominantly as a direct result of climate change, there may not be a more fitting analogy than the canary in the coalmine in terms of what we're now facing around the globe.



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Deliberately-infected-human study shows why some of us don't get COVID
A group of volunteers in the UK let scientists put the SARS-CoV-2 virus up their noses for research investigating why some of us naturally avoid getting COVID-19. This first-of-its-kind study opens the door to better vaccines and treatments.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle

Coronavirus (COVID-19),

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Liquid-hydrogen-powered eVTOL makes a dazzling world debut
Sirius Aviation, in partnership with BMW Designworks, has today offered the first look at the inside and out of its upcoming CEO Jet, a winged eVTOL with 28 ducted fans that's powered by hydrogen fuel cells for a range of 1,150 miles per trip.

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Aircraft, Transport

eVTOL,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Global unveiling of world's first 1,150-mile hydrogen-electric eVTOL
Sirius Aviation, in partnership with BMW Designworks, has today offered the first look at the inside and out of its upcoming CEO Jet, a winged eVTOL with 28 ducted fans that's powered by hydrogen fuel cells for a range of 1,150 miles per trip.

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Aircraft, Transport

eVTOL,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

World's first liquid hydrogen eVTOL aircraft unveiled
Sirius Aviation, in partnership with BMW Designworks, has today offered the first look at the inside and out of its upcoming CEO Jet, a winged eVTOL with 28 ducted fans that's powered by hydrogen fuel cells for a range of 1,150 miles per trip.

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Aircraft, Transport

eVTOL,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Refugee numbers are spiking into unprecedented territory in 2024
Today (June 20) is World Refugee Day and with people across the world experiencing an overload of angst these days, we wanted to make sure you were aware of the importance of the day and the perilous plight of your fellow humans ... because the world is now producing refugees in record numbers.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Congratulations Humanity - another world record
Apologies for the headline, but today (June 20) is World Refugee Day and with people across the world experiencing an overload of angst these days, we wanted to make sure you were aware of the importance of the day and the perilous plight of your fellow humans ... because the world is now producing refugees in record numbers.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Epilepsy risk drops up to 30% on existing blood pressure drugs
Epilepsy commonly begins in childhood, but it can start at any age. Older adults may not come to mind as being at risk of developing the condition, but there's strong evidence that people aged around 60 have an increased risk of both epilepsy and acute seizures. The risk rises sharply for over-60s living in wealthier countries.

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Medical, Science



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Pixelbot 3000: A robot 'printer' made entirely out of Lego
In a video uploaded on June 8, Dutch YouTuber Sten, a Lego devotee who runs the Creative Mindstorms channel on the social media platform, chronicles the creation of the Pixelbot 3000, from building its mechanism to ‘printing' the final product.

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Robotics, Technology

Lego, Mosaic, Open AI

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Suitcase-sized laser weapon takes down drones in Australian Army tests
The Australian Department of Defence has demonstrated what is not only the country's first laser weapon, but what is billed as the world's most powerful portable high-energy laser, capable of taking down drones with ground-breaking precision.

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Military, Technology

Laser weapon,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Back pain zapped for 2x as long with easy, cost-free walking plan
For the first time, researchers have shown how effective a simple walking plan is in recovering from and keeping at bay lower back pain episodes. Until now, this common-sense activity has only thought to have had some benefit.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle

Macquarie University,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Lower back pain relief lasts twice as long with easy walking plan
For the first time, researchers have shown how effective a simple walking plan is in recovering from and keeping at bay lower back pain episodes. Until now, this common-sense activity has only thought to have had some benefit.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle

Macquarie University,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Notes of dead Roman male: World's oldest wine dates back 2,000 years
An ash urn inside a house in southern Spain has been found to contain the world's oldest white wine - and it's still drinkable. But we're not sure how many people would be eager to sip this vintage vino, because the 'wine cellar' was in fact a Roman tomb, and the liquid had also been infused with cremated human remains.

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History

University of Cordoba, Wine



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Despite the headlines, Waymo says its driverless cars are 200% safer than you
Three weeks after one of Waymo's autonomous vehicles drove itself into a telephone pole for no apparent reason whatsoever (prompting 672 cars recalled), Waymo has released a statement saying its AVs are still 200 to 350% better at avoiding crashes than humans.

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Transport

Waymo,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

AI smartphone tool spots strokes in seconds by analyzing facial videos
If someone has suffered a stroke, the sooner they get the appropriate medical attention, the better. A new smartphone tool may help ensure that happens, by allowing first responders to determine if a patient has indeed experienced a stroke.

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Medical, Science

RMIT University,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Full-suspension e-trike takes you through the city and into the wild
California-based Addmotor has unveiled a new member of its Grandtan electric trike range. The Grandtan X is built for stable, motor-assisted city jaunts or for venturing into the rough, with suspension front and back and fat tires helping to absorb the bumps.

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Urban Transport, Transport



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Simple tiny house strips down small living to the bare essentials
With its compact footprint and open interior layout that's arranged on one level, the Freedom showcases a simple and stripped-down take on tiny living. Though not well-suited to families, it could be a good option for those interested in regular traveling, or as a guesthouse.

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Tiny Houses, Lifestyle

Building and Construction, House

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Canon sorting tech brings black plastics into the recycling mix
Black plastics pose an identification problem for sorting machines at recycling facilities, as the sensors can't see them. Canon has developed a system that users lasers and tracking tech to identify and sort plastic trash on the conveyor belt, no matter its color.

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Environment, Science

Canon,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

'AI employee' takes over your Web browser, to take care of business
AI's usefulness in the commercial and science sectors seems to grow daily. In the last few months alone we've seen it identify a new rare-earth-free magnet, analyze the emotions of crisis-line callers, help with weather and climate forecasting, and even attempt to make airline food better.

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Technology

GPT, Artif

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Zeta Labs plans to untie AI's hands
AI is good at a great many things, but so far, its utility has largely been centered on analyzing large amounts of data and creating content. Now, a new startup plans on taking the tech to a less cerebral and more utilitarian place with JACE.

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Technology

GPT, Artificial Intelligence,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Energy-positive laser fusion approach heads toward commercialization
With the promise of unlimited energy, Xcimer has raised over US$100 million from investors and the US Department of Energy to develop a high-energy laser system that intended for use in a practical fusion power plant.

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Energy, Science

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Insanely complex wooden 'time machine' vehicle hits the streets
It's the work of YouTube creator Truong Van Dao, who runs a wildly successful channel entirely devoted to showcasing his handiwork making wooden vehicles. His progression over the last three years has been remarkable; he started out simply carving shoebox-sized replicas of classic luxury cars and supercars, then quickly found worldwide attention when he put together a small wooden Ferrari replica his son could sit in and get pushed about.

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Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Video: Extraordinary wooden vehicle hits the streets
It's the work of YouTube creator Truong Van Dao, who runs a wildly successful channel entirely devoted to showcasing his handiwork making wooden vehicles. His progression over the last three years has been remarkable; he started out simply carving shoebox-sized replicas of classic luxury cars and supercars, then quickly found worldwide attention when he put together a small wooden Ferrari replica his son could sit in and get pushed about.

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Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Immune cell discovery: "The potential to be used for almost everything"
As their name suggests, regulatory T cells, or Tregs, are a type of white blood cell that actively regulate or suppress the body's immune response. They stop the immune system from overreacting, keeping it in check by controlling inflammation and protecting against autoimmune diseases in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues.

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Medical, Science

The Immune System,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Photos: Mercedes' new Marco Polo camper van glamps the highlands
Volkswagen kicked off the warmer months by premiering an impressive all-new California camper van, but Mercedes-Benz won't be overlooked this (Northern Hemisphere) summer. It's refreshed its own midsize van camper, the Marco Polo, with an emphasis on making the four-sleeper mini-camper an all-out "smart glamping mobile." The new van features a bold, new look, even more smart-home-style remote control than ever and some serious lighting.

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Automotive, Transport



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 19, 2024

AI-controlled batteries unlock 10% more capacity and 25% longer life
The AI-BMS-on-chip "unlocks" an additional 10% capacity from a battery and extends the battery's life by as much as 25%. It does this by monitoring the battery's State of Health (SoH) and State of Charge (SoC) with a much higher degree of accuracy than is possible with traditional BMS units.

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Energy, Science



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

246-million-year-old giant sea lizard is oldest to be found in the region
A single vertebra dug out of a boulder in a stream below a mountain in New Zealand in 1978 has now been found to have belonged to the oldest known sea reptile in the Southern Hemisphere, where no record of these huge beasts had existed until now. It dates back 246 million years, making it the oldest ever found in the region.

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Biology, Science



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Loch Ness Monster-like sea reptile is oldest found in Southern Hemisphere
A single vertebra dug out of a boulder in a stream below a mountain in New Zealand in 1978 has now been found to have belonged to the oldest known sea reptile in the Southern Hemisphere, where no record of these huge beasts had existed until now. It dates back 246 million years, making it the oldest ever found in the region.

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Biology, Science



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Human-powered forklift lets solo campers install and remove rooftop tents
Rooftop tents may be convenient when camping, but when you're doing anything else with your vehicle … well, not so much. The Bad Boy was designed with that fact in mind, as it allows one person to quickly install and remove their tent as needed.

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Outdoors, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

All-in-one pixel combines red, green and blue for ultra high-res displays
While the Apple Vision Pro VR headset has a much-hyped resolution of 3,386 PPI (pixels per inch), a new technology more than doubles that figure. It was created by Los Angeles-based startup Q-Pixel, and it could revolutionize the world of video displays.

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Electronics, Science

Micro LED,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

All-in-one polychromatic LEDs replace RGB for radically sharper screens
While the Apple Vision Pro VR headset has a much-hyped resolution of 3,386 PPI (pixels per inch), a new technology more than doubles that figure. It was created by Los Angeles-based startup Q-Pixel, and it could revolutionize the world of video displays.

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Electronics, Science

Micro LED,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Record-breaking tech promises cheaper, sharper ultra-high-def displays
While the Apple Vision Pro VR headset has a much-hyped resolution of 3,386 PPI (pixels per inch), a new technology more than doubles that figure. It was created by Los Angeles-based startup Q-Pixel, and it could revolutionize the world of video displays.

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Electronics, Science

Micro LED,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

MFT camera system brings AI-driven photography to smartphones
London startup Photogram has announced the start of shipping to pre-order buyers of the Alice Camera - a Micro Four Thirds camera system with AI-driven computational photography that mounts to a smartphone running a companion app, for the best of both worlds.

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Mobile Technology, Technology

Cameras, Micro Four

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Three-bedroom tiny house sleeps a family of five under one small roof
The Grevillea looks like it could be a good option for families. The tiny house sleeps up to five people - at a squeeze - with a space-saving layout that fits three bedrooms and a well-stocked kitchen into a length of just 8.4 m (27 ft).

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Tiny Houses, Lifestyle

Building and Construction,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Monstrous 1,400-hp Ford F-150 Lightning SuperTruck takes on Pikes Peak
Ford Performance is heading to Colorado at the weekend for the Race to the Clouds, and will be trying to beat last year's record time set by its electric SuperVan. This time driver Romain Dumas will be behind the wheel of a souped-up F150 Lightning SuperTruck.

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Automotive,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Monstrous F-150 Lightning SuperTruck takes on Pikes Peak
Ford Performance is heading to Colorado at the weekend for the Race to the Clouds, and will be trying to beat last year's record time set by its electric SuperVan. This time driver Romain Dumas will be behind the wheel of a souped-up F150 Lightning SuperTruck.

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Automotive, Transport



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Ford takes on Pikes Peak with monstrous F-150 Lightning SuperTruck
Ford Performance is heading to Colorado at the weekend for the Race to the Clouds, and will be trying to beat last year's record time set by its electric SuperVan. This time driver Romain Dumas will be behind the wheel of a souped-up F150 Lightning SuperTruck.

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Automotive, Transport



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

World-first research dissects an AI's mind, and starts editing its thoughts
If you listen to the rather compelling arguments of AI doomsayers, the coming generations of artificial intelligence represent a profound danger to humankind - potentially even an existential risk.

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Technology

Artificial Intelligence,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Gresini's Márquez-replica Italjet brings 'Stegosaurus aero' to your commute
Provenance is one of those difficult-to-define qualities that can increase the value of an object by astonishing multiples. As difficult as provenance might be to define, this limited edition "scooter" has it in massive abundance, drawing from almost every aspect of Italian motorcycle culture, innovation and history.

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Motorcycles, Transport



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

'Weightless' battery stores energy directly in carbon fiber structures
Building on the trailblazing carbon-fiber-as-a-battery work started at Sweden's Chalmers University of Technology, deep-tech startup Sinonus is working to commercialize a groundbreaking new breed of multifunctional carbon fiber. In its vision, the wonder-composite will save weight not merely because of its famously low base weight but because it will double as a set of energy-managing electrodes, becoming a structural battery that cuts reliance on the traditional standalone battery pack. The company believes this style of energy storage could help revolutionize everything from electric air

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Electrified carbon fiber adds battery power with zero weight
Building on the trailblazing carbon-fiber-as-a-battery work started at Sweden's Chalmers University of Technology, deep-tech startup Sinonus is working to commercialize a groundbreaking new breed of multifunctional carbon fiber. In its vision, the wonder-composite will save weight not merely because of its famously low base weight but because it will double as a set of energy-managing electrodes, becoming a structural battery that cuts reliance on the traditional standalone battery pack. The company believes this style of energy storage could help revolutionize everything from electric air

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Structural carbon fiber batteries: A uniquely 'weightless' power source
Building on the trailblazing carbon-fiber-as-a-battery work started at Sweden's Chalmers University of Technology, deep-tech startup Sinonus is working to commercialize a groundbreaking new breed of multifunctional carbon fiber. In its vision, the wonder-composite will save weight not merely because of its famously low base weight but because it will double as a set of energy-managing electrodes, becoming a structural battery that cuts reliance on the traditional standalone battery pack. The company believes this style of energy storage could help revolutionize everything from electric air

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Review: 2024 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 vs GMC Sierra AT4X
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500 are nearly identical trucks. The major differences between a Chevrolet and a GMC truck lie mostly in their looks and interiors. GMC is, by branding, more upscale.

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Automotive, Transport

GMC, Chevrolet,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Quitting antidepressants: Lack of medical support drives people online
Globally, antidepressant use is on the rise, with Australia, the UK and the US among the countries showing a steady increase in the rate of antidepressant prescriptions. Research has shown that this trend can be explained not by new patients being prescribed antidepressants but by patients already prescribed them taking them for longer.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle


Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Eating cheese plays a role in healthy, happy aging - who are we to argue?
A massive study of 2.3 million people has found that, independent of socioeconomic factors, mental well-being may be the most important single aspect to healthy aging and living longer lives. But a surprise finding was that those who reported the best mental health and stress resilience, which boosted well-being, also seemed to eat more cheese.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle


Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Rolls-Royce hybrid stealth engine helps conceal armored vehicles
Aiming to make armored vehicles stealthier, Rolls-Royce is using this year's Eurosatory defense trade fair to debut a new concept hybrid diesel engine that not only makes tanks and such more efficient, but easier to hide.

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Military, Technology

Armor, Rolls Royce,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Fighting fire with pyro: Super-compact suppressor leaves no mess
Created in Sweden, the Maus Fire Suppressor is around the size of a long, slim flashlight at around 9.7 in (24.5 cm) long and 2 in (5 cm) in diameter. It'll sit wherever you put it for up to five years, and where traditional fire extinguishers require maintenance, or at least a flip 'n' tap routine once every few months, this one has no such requirement.

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Around The Home, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Fighting fire with pyro: World's smallest extinguisher leaves no mess
Created in Sweden, the Maus Fire Suppressor is around the size of a long, slim flashlight at around 9.7 in (24.5 cm) long and 2 in (5 cm) in diameter. It'll sit wherever you put it for up to five years, and where traditional fire extinguishers require maintenance, or at least a flip 'n' tap routine once every few months, this one has no such requirement.

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Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Fighting fire with pyrotechnics: Super-compact suppressor leaves no mess
Created in Sweden, the Maus Fire Suppressor is around the size of a long, slim flashlight at around 9.7 in (24.5 cm) long and 2 in (5 cm) in diameter. It'll sit wherever you put it for up to five years, and where traditional fire extinguishers require maintenance, or at least a flip 'n' tap routine once every few months, this one has no such requirement.

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Around The Home, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

SwitchLens marries a Micro Four Thirds camera to your smartphone
Your smartphone may take nice photos, but it's likely still not as good as a full-on Micro Four Thirds (M43) camera. The SwitchLens is designed to combine the best of both devices, as it's an M43 camera that works with your phone.

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Photography, Technology

Micro Four Thirds

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Coldplay's new album is made of river plastic
Marine plastic waste is a huge problem, but non-profit the Ocean Cleanup has been taking a bite out of floating trash in oceans and rivers for the last few years. Now pop-rock band Coldplay is about to use some of that waste for a limited special edition of its forthcoming album.

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Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Coldplay's next album will be released as LP made using river plastic
Marine plastic waste is a huge problem, but non-profit the Ocean Cleanup has been taking a bite out of floating trash in oceans and rivers for the last few years. Now pop-rock band Coldplay is about to use some of that waste for a limited special edition of its forthcoming album.

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Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Electric hypercar smashes Rimac's record for world's fastest EV
Japan's Aspark has just crowned its Owl SP600 electric hypercar the fastest in the world, ripping the bragging rights from the driving gloves of the Rimac Nevera and coming in 26.7 km/h faster than the sporty Croatian's impressive 2022 record.

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Automotive, Transport

World Records,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Owl electric hypercar flies to 438.7 km/h to set new world record
Japan's Aspark has just crowned its Owl SP600 electric hypercar the fastest in the world, ripping the bragging rights from the driving gloves of the Rimac Nevera and coming in 26.7 km/h faster than the sporty Croatian's impressive 2022 record.

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Automotive, Transport

World Records,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Owl SP600 smashes Rimac Nevera's world-record top speed
Japan's Aspark has just crowned its Owl SP600 electric hypercar the fastest in the world, ripping the bragging rights from the driving gloves of the Rimac Nevera and coming in 26.7 km/h faster than the sporty Croatian's impressive 2022 record.

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Automotive, Transport

World Records,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Tiny retreat raises its facade to greet the outdoors
Though it resembles a simple shed at first glance, there's more than meets the eye to BYRÓ architekti's Garden Pavilion. Situated on a lush garden plot in Prague, the Czech Republic, the tiny retreat features a space-saving interior layout and its front-facing facade can be raised to open up the cabin to the outside.

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Tiny Houses,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Edible batteries, sensors and actuators unlock robots designed to be eaten
Imagine ordering drone delivery for your takeout, and then, after eating your food, you eat the delivery drone for dessert. The first part has been happening for a while; the second - the edible robot - could be coming soon, according to scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL).

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Robotics, Technology

Robots,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Pineapple leather is 60 times stronger than mushroom materials
In a breakthrough for bio-based materials, scientists have made leather from the fibers of discarded pineapple leaves that's comparable to the real thing and also outperforms other existing plant products. The strong and sustainable material, which comprehensively outperformed mushroom-based leather, has great potential to be produced at much larger scale for everything from clothing to bags and shoes.

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Materials, Science


Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Tough new pineapple leather is 60X stronger than other materials
In a breakthrough for bio-based materials, scientists have made leather from the fibers of discarded pineapple leaves that's comparable to the real thing and also outperforms other existing plant products. The strong and sustainable material, which comprehensively outperformed mushroom-based leather, has great potential to be produced at much larger scale for everything from clothing to bags and shoes.

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Materials, Science


Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Fasting supercharges the cancer-killing properties of immune cells
Things that help the body fight cancer are good, especially if they're easy to implement and don't require a doctor's prescription. In a recent study, researchers from the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center in New York investigated how fasting boosts the immune system's cancer-fighting abilities.

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Medical, Science

Fasting, The Immune System,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Famous explorer's final ship found wrecked off Canada
The wreck of the ship used for Sir Ernest Shackleton's final Antarctic expedition has been located by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) off the coast of Labrador. The Quest, aboard which Sir Ernest died in 1922, sank in May 1962.

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History

Antarctic, Ships, Shipwrecks,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Wreck of 'heroic' explorer's last ship finally found
The wreck of the ship used for Sir Ernest Shackleton's final Antarctic expedition has been located by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) off the coast of Labrador. The Quest, aboard which Sir Ernest died in 1922, sank in May 1962.

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History

Antarctic, Ships, Shipwrecks,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Sir Ernest Shackleton's shipwreck finally found after 62 years
The wreck of the ship used for Sir Ernest Shackleton's final Antarctic expedition has been located by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) off the coast of Labrador. The Quest, aboard which Sir Ernest died in 1922, sank in May 1962.

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History

Antarctic, Ships, Shipwrecks,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 16, 2024

Micro-collapsible bike helmet packs flat, inflates in 30 seconds
Using a series of inflatable ribs, the all-new Ventete aH-1 bicycle helmet folds like an accordion when deflated to carry as easily as a laptop. When it's time to saddle up, it inflates back into helmet form via an electric pocket pump in a matter of seconds. It provides more convenience for everyday cyclists, carrying and storing easily when not in use.

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Bicycles, Transport



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Jun 15, 2024

$400,000 helmet turns fighter jets transparent for 360-degree vision
Roughly $1.7 trillion dollars has been invested in the 5th generation multi-role F-35 program. Technologically, it's the most advanced fighter plane on the planet, boasting stealth technology to avoid detection along with radar jamming capabilities and the ability to reach speeds over Mach 1.6 (1,200 mph).

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Aircraft, Transport



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 15, 2024

US$400k helmet turns fighter jets transparent for 360-degree vision
Roughly $1.7 trillion dollars has been invested in the 5th generation multi-role F-35 program. Technologically, it's the most advanced fighter plane on the planet, boasting stealth technology to avoid detection along with radar jamming capabilities and the ability to reach speeds over Mach 1.6 (1,200 mph).

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Aircraft, Transport



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Jun 15, 2024

Hydrogen fuel-cell ebikes can be 'recharged' in seconds
While most ebikes on the road today will come with a battery pack, some are riding down the hydrogen fuel-cell cycle path. HydroRide not only has fuel-cell ebikes available, but also a compact refill station to top up H2 canisters.

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Bicycles, Transport

Fuel Cell, Hydro

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

'Beer spas' are becoming big business across the US
Would you take a dip in beer, all in the name of health and wellbeing? The answer appears to be an overwhelming 'yes,' with this curious European tradition well and truly arriving in the US and spreading rapidly across the country.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Killer Toyota micro-camper provides trapdoor access to rustic abode
Not every German-turned-American expedition vehicle builder at Overland Expo West 2024 was vying for a "most massive vehicle of show" title. New entrant World Travel Vehicles (WTV) out of Durango, Colorado offered one of the show's most impressive full-blown all-terrain campers based on a midsize truck, the always-popular Toyota Tacoma. The World Travel TrekTwo aims to be an agile explorer that carries along an efficient micro-retreat with distinctive look and layout.

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Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Lovork camping lantern uses add-on modules to perform eight functions
Nobody likes carrying any more gear than necessary when camping ... even if they're just "car camping." Lovork's new Modular Camping Lantern is designed with that fact in mind, as it packs eight functions into one system.

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Outdoors, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Compact timber home rises on stilts over the Paraná Delta
Argentinian architectural studio Berson-Sardin has recently completed the Casa Libélula project, situated in the Delta Río Paraná. The 95-sq-m (1,022-sq-ft) home takes inspiration from the delicate elegance of a dragonfly and is elevated on stilt-like pilings, resembling the insect's legs, to shield it from frequent flooding.

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Architecture, Lifestyle

Cabins,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Artificial amber stores data in DNA long-term
DNA is a much denser data storage medium than anything humans can design, but the problem is that it's fragile. So now scientists have taken another page out of nature's book and created artificial amber to protect data stored in DNA longer term.

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Technology

DNA, Data,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Choice makes touch significantly more pleasant
Touch is an important communication tool in interpersonal relationships, whether intimate or professional. Studies have shown that pleasant touch, like you'd get from a cuddle, hug, or holding hands, improves mood, reduces stress and strengthens relationships. But what makes a touch pleasant?

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Matter-antimatter plasma fireballs from black holes recreated at CERN
Supermassive black holes have been known to belch gigantic beams of plasma into space - and now scientists have managed to recreate these fireballs in a lab at CERN.

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Physics, Science

Black hole, Supermassive black hole,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Matter-antimatter plasma fireballs from black holes recreated by CERN
Supermassive black holes have been known to belch gigantic beams of plasma into space - and now scientists have managed to recreate these fireballs in a lab at CERN.

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Physics, Science

Black hole, Supermassive black hole,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Plasma fireballs from black holes are now being made here on Earth
Supermassive black holes have been known to belch gigantic beams of plasma into space - and now scientists have managed to recreate these fireballs in a lab at CERN.

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Physics, Science

Black hole, Supermassive black hole,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Video: First look at DARPA's massive Manta Ray drone in action
Northrop Grumman has revealed more details on its robotic Manta Ray submersible in some new videos. These include a 4K 360° tour of the first test dive and a rundown on the project with images from never-before-seen angles.

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Military,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Microbiome-sampling pill makes an end-to-end map of your gut health
Research continues to highlight the important role that the gut microbiome plays in maintaining health, both physical and mental. However, the primary method currently used to assess the microbiome - analysis of DNA and metabolites found in a fecal sample - only provides information about what gut bugs are in our waste and doesn't fully capture what's going on ‘upstream.'

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle



Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Zwift ventures into the real world, with its first-ever stationary bike
While Zwift is the biggest name in massive multiplayer online cycling platforms, Wahoo Fitness is one of the biggest in indoor trainers. The two companies have now joined forces to create the first-ever Zwift-optimized stationary bike, the Zwift Ride.

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B

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Video: Chefee may be that futuristic "home robot chef" we were all promised
Meal kit delivery services are proving to be quite popular, but … you still have to cook the ingredients yourself. The Chefee home robotic chef is intended to take things further, by actually preparing hot meals that are ready to eat when you get home from work.

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Around The Home, Lifestyle

Kitchen,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Archer's Midnight air taxi completes first transition flight
After nailing its first full-size electric take-off and landing (eVTOL) transition in 2022 with the Maker technology demonstrator, Archer Aviation has revealed that its Midnight aircraft has successfully transitioned from hover to vertical flight, before going on to clock speeds of over 100 mph.

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Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Video: Humanoid chauffeur put in the driving seat for robotaxi future
Japanese researchers have released footage of a humanoid robot called Musashi sitting in the driving seat of an electric micro-car to examine a possible future direction for autonomous vehicle technologies.

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Robotics, Technology

Humanoid, University of Tokyo,

Gizmag Emerging Tech
Jun 13, 2024

North America's longest cable-stayed bridge links USA and Canada
After four years of construction, work is nearing completion on North America's longest cable-stayed bridge. Providing an additional connection between the USA and Canada, the Gordie Howe International Bridge's main span will measure an impressive 853 m (2,800 ft) once complete.

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Jun 13, 2024

Hair loss reversed with drug-loaded microneedle patches for alopecia
Scientists at Harvard have developed a promising new treatment to reverse hair loss associated with alopecia. Painless microneedle patches loaded with an immune regulating drug regrew hair in mice with alopecia within a few weeks.

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Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle

Hair, Baldness,

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