• Aerospace startup Rocket Lab to build a launch site in US

      Aerospace startup Rocket Lab to build a launch site in US

      The aerospace startup Rocket Lab announced that is looking to expand its spaceflight operations by creating a new launch pad in the United States for its small-satellite booster Electron. This new site will be the second one for the US-based company, which currently owns and operates its own launch site on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula called Launch Complex 1.

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    • New drug-free device has been shown to improve autistic behaviours

      New drug-free device has been shown to improve autistic behaviours

      Medical solutions company Neurotech International has confirmed its Mente Autism device, specifically developed for children with autism, is capable of producing significant positive changes in their behaviour. The full results of the US clinical trial, published yesterday by leading medical journal Frontiers in Neurology, showed a reduction in autistic behaviours, balance as well as improved social and communication skills.

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    • Elon Musk sends a submarine to rescue Thai kids

      Elon Musk sends a submarine to rescue Thai kids

      Elon Musk’s Space X rocket company tested a "kid-size submarine" that could save the boys trapped in a flooded Thailand cave. According to the American tech entrepreneur the children would be able climb into the "tiny, kid-size submarine using the liquid oxygen transfer tube of Falcon rocket as hull" and then be escorted out by 2 divers, meaning that they would still be able to breathe and swim despite not being trained to use the equipment.

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    • Samsung patents biometric camera to compete with Apple

      Samsung patents biometric camera to compete with Apple

      A release from the U.S. Patent Office shows that Samsung has been granted a patent for a 3D face scanning camera to be used in mobile devices, which confirms earlier reports that the Korean tech giant is working on a 3D facial recognition technology for its upcoming Galaxy S10 flagship smartphone.

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    • Sofia hosts CHEP Conference 2018

      Sofia hosts CHEP Conference 2018

      The 23nd International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2018) will take place between 9 and 13 July 2018 at the National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria. It will gather scientist from all over the world to address challenges in data-intensive experimental and computational science to stress the increasing importance of the computing-related connections between high-energy and nuclear physics and data-intensive astronomy, X-ray science and computational science.

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    • VW to launch electric car-sharing service

      VW to launch electric car-sharing service

      Volkswagen AG is planning on entering the car-sharing market with its own "WE" platform more than a decade after operators like US-based Zipcar and Daimler’s Car2Go started their services. According to the announcement from the car manufacturer, the new electric vehicle-on-demand service will launch in Germany in 2019 and it will be extended “to major cities in Europe, North America and Asia as early as 2020.”

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