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‘Twitter for aircraft’ keeps drones from getting lost

Drones use GPS to find their way without a pilot. But when GPS signals get blocked, drones can get lost. A new method that uses an antenna on the ground offers …

QR code ‘clouds’ protect 3D printing from piracy

Researchers have developed a way to prove the authenticity of a 3D-printed part by employing QR codes for unique device identification. The worldwide market …

Regular old WiFi spots dangerous objects in bags

It’s possible to use ordinary WiFi to detect weapons, bombs, and explosive chemicals in bags at places like stadiums, theme parks, schools, and other public …

How NASA will shield its solar probe from crazy heat

A heat shield you can scorch with a blowtorch until it glows red on one side and still comfortably touch on the other will protect a NASA probe flying to …

Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

A newly discovered processor vulnerability could potentially put secure information at risk in any Intel-based PC manufactured since 2008. It could affect …

A.I. camera could help self-driving cars ‘see’ better

Researchers have devised a new type of artificially intelligent camera system that can classify images faster and more energy-efficiently. The image …

Why beers warm up faster in humid weather

Condensation on a can of beer or soda provides more heat than the surrounding air, which means humid weather warms up your drink more than twice as much as dry …

See over 300 artworks in the Uffizi without going to Italy

You can now see some of the world’s most admired ancient artifacts and sculptures in 3D from home. A new website contains over 300 digitized sculptures and …

Top trends and statistics for voice search technology in 2018

Who would have thought that in 2018 we could search the web using nothing but our voices? Voice searching is a rising trend that is making waves in the digital …