Is the office too cold or too hot? Science rushes to the rescue

In many offices between its inhabitants there are undeclared “wars” for the right to own a thermostat, which is connected with a different understanding of such concepts as “warmth” or “cold.” Currently, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is experimenting with testing all possible technologies that improve comfort in office premises while reducing energy costs. For […]

Fleye – autonomous robot-drone of individual use

According to Belgian developers, the autonomous unmanned robot Fleye created by them is the safest drone. In appearance, he resembles a soccer ball and this is by no means an accident. Such a form minimizes the damage in the event of a possible fall. The “brain” of the UAV is presented onboard the dual-core computer on the […]

Nectome will kill you so you can live forever

Nectome is a start-up originally from the Silicon Valley, funded by the Y Combinator venture fund, known as a business incubator for small companies working in the field of information technology. The goal of the startup is to save the person’s body or brain indefinitely with the help of cryogenic technologies until the technologies of its […]

IKEA creates a food of the future from worms, beetles and algae

The department called Space10 in the company Ikea is developing unusual, but objectively useful business models for the future. For example, the nutritional problem of an ever growing population of the planet – Ikea decided that in order to maintain the standard of living, it is necessary to train people today to consume unpopular but useful […]

Before useless fish scales help to heal open wounds

Until now, people have not thought about how to use fish scales. However, according to scientists of Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), scales can provide considerable help in the treatment of various wounds. As samples, the researchers used collagen extracted from the scales of sea bass, snakehead and tilapia, which are bred in the Singapore fish nursery. After […]

Switzerland is developing a national system for managing drones

Recently, more and more drones are appearing in the sky of Switzerland, which indicates its technical progress in this direction. In this regard, the process of creating a unified control system for unmanned aerial vehicles is quite natural. It will track the UAV and compile a roster of operators so that the airspace of the country is […]