Beekast, s’attaque au fléau de la réunionite et repense la façon de se réunir “Réunionite : syndrome se nourrissant du temps de travail effectif des salariés, fournissant généreusement perte d’efficacité et démotivation en retour”. C’est pour remédier aux nombreuses réunions interminables et ennuyeuses en entreprise que Yassine et Quentin créent Beekast. Imaginée sur les […]

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Can you cram for a test while you sleep? Neuroscientist Greg Gage and his colleagues attempt to enhance memory by running experiments on subjects while they sleep. You’ll be surprised by the results.

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Modern technology lets neuroscientists peer into the human brain, but can it also read minds? Armed with the device known as an electroencephalogram, or EEG, and some computing wizardry, neuroscientist Greg Gage and his colleagues attempt to peer into a subject’s thoughts.

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NASA wants to 3D print houses on Mars NASA already has a plan to house astronauts on Mars. NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge asked engineers to design houses that could be built on Mars by robots using 3D printing technology. NASA recently announced winners of phase three of the competition and each house has a futuristic […]

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A NASA study explains how to purify air with house plants How do houseplants clean the air? A 1989 NASA study explains exactly how plants remove toxins from air by trapping them in their leaves, soil, and roots, and which houseplants clean air the best. The study was designed to test air purification systems for […]

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Storing energy in concrete blocks A concrete “battery” could be the future of energy storage. Energy Vault, a Swiss startup, has created a way to store electricity in concrete blocks. The technology helps use solar power when sun doesn’t shine and wind power when the wind doesn’t blow. It’s a low-tech alternative to lithium-ion batteries. […]

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In Rwanda, His Drones Are Saving Lives One of the world’s first drone delivery services is all the way in rural Rwanda, where 27 year-old Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana earns a living by launching and retrieving self-flying planes. Nizeyimana was drawn to not only the technology of his employer Zipline but also its mission: to deliver […]

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How Toyota Changed The Way We Make Things The Japanese Car Company is a corporate behemoth – but it’s done much more than just give us Corollas or Land Cruisers. It’s changed the way the world makes products. Here’s how. Video by Tom Gibson

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How autonomous flying taxis could change the way you travel | Rodin Lyasoff Flight is about to get a lot more personal, says aviation entrepreneur Rodin Lyasoff. In this visionary talk, he imagines a new golden age of air travel in which small, autonomous air taxis allow us to bypass traffic jams and fundamentally transform […]

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