Robot That Builds Its Own Children

Scientists at the University of Cambridge in England have created a mother robot that not only constructs its own children but mimics the process of natural selection to improve their capabilities with each generation. It's a robotic version of nature's survival of the fittest. The mother robot analyzes the performance of each of the “children” it creates, and incorporates preferential traits into the next generation. The Mother robot makes each child better than the last. "As the mother creates...
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NASA developed technology aims to save commercial airlines fuel and time

NASA’s latest technology for commercial airlines could save them fuel and time. The space administration's software is called the Traffic Aware Planner. This software helps to reduce fuel consumption, carbon emissions and cut travel times in commercial airlines. This latest technology is loaded on a tablet and will not require any major change to the already established aviation roles of pilots and ground crew, so the technology can be implemented right away. The app works by reading the plan...
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