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Cloud-Seeding Drone Completes 1 Hour BVLOS Flight

The one-hour BVLOS test flight of the Savant cloud-seeding drone covered 28 nautical miles. It was the longest unmanned, cross-country round-trip flight in Nevada history.
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NASA Wants 3D-Printed Houses on Mars for Astronauts

Habitats for the first astronauts on Mars could be 3D printed, by extracting and refining metals from the soil. A professor from the University of Central Florida is working with NASA on how to do so.
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Mini 3D-Printed Lens Could Help Robots See Better

Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have developed a tiny 3D-printed camera lens that allows for speedier image processing. This lens could help drones, robots and self-driving cars see better.
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Should Robots That Take Jobs Pay Taxes?

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates say robots should pay taxes if they take jobs from humans. Do you agree?


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What AI Can and Can’t Do: DARPA’s Realistic View

Is artificial intelligence a risk to humanity? DARPA weighs in on what it AI can do, what it can’t do, and where it is headed.
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Argo AI: Ford’s $1 Billion Bet on AI

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Wearable AI Teaches Social Skills

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