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MIT shows off trio of robots that work together to deliver meds and drinks

MIT shows off trio of robots that work together to deliver meds and drinks

One of the places that robots will eventually find themselves working is in the medical setting. There are shortages of qualified medical professionals around the world and that shortage leaves staff overworked at times. MIT researchers are showing off three robots that are designed to work closely together to get tasks done ranging from delivering medications to getting people drinks when they need them.

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McLaren brings custom MSO 570S coupe to Pebble Beach

McLaren brings custom MSO 570S coupe to Pebble Beach

McLaren has an arm for buyers who are not only fortunate enough to be able to buy a McLaren, but also for those that have the scratch to buy a completely custom McLaren and have it made to their specific tastes. That McLaren arm is called McLaren Special Operations or MSO. MSO will be showing off a couple customized McLaren 570S Coupes at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

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BedJet V2 controls the climate between the sheets

BedJet V2 controls the climate between the sheets

In winter months, you can always add more blankets or electric blankets to your bed to keep you nice and toasty. In summer months, things are more difficult. If its 106-degrees outside and your AC system can only cool your home to 80-degrees inside, it can be hard to sleep. BedJet v2 has debuted and the system promises to keep you comfortable in bed while you sleep.

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Google is indexing images from PDF files

Google is indexing images from PDF files

It’s no secret that Google wants to index everything that is attached to the internet. The search giant spends huge sums of money in an effort to optimize its indexing capabilities. It appears that Google is now indexing images that come from scanned PDF files.

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Study claims that the universe is slowly dying

Study claims that the universe is slowly dying

The conclusion to an astronomical study has been published that claims the universe is slowly dying. The results of the study claims to have established the decline of the universe with unprecedented precision. An international team of 100 scientists used data from the most powerful telescopes in the world, both on land and in space, for the study.

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Hamburg, Germany to test first smart road in Europe

Hamburg, Germany to test first smart road in Europe

Hamburg, Germany has been chosen as the first location in Europe for testing of smart roads to begin. The Hamburg Port authority and Cisco built the section of road in an effort to make the first smart road a reality. The roadway took four months to build near Hamburg's docks and the road links three streets and the Kattwykbrucke bridge.

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