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Stunning video shows just how quiet Joby's eVTOL air taxi will be

February 24, 2021
A stunning new video from Joby Aviation gives us a sense of just how revolutionary these electric VTOL air taxis will be in urban settings compared to noisy helicopters. Founder JoeBen Bevirt doesn't even have to raise his voice as it takes off.

MIT creates a camera lens that can change focus without moving parts

February 25, 2021
Researchers have modified the material used in re-writable CDs to create a new optical lens that shifts its focal point in response to heat, with no moving parts. It could enable miniature zoom lenses for drones, cellphones, or night vision goggles.

Can a major risk factor for Alzheimer's be revealed by pain perception?

February 24, 2021
Given the difficulty in diagnosing the Alzheimer's, scientists are exploring all kinds of avenues to reveal the disease in its early stages. New research indicates a person's pain perception could be used a biomarker for diagnosing Alzheimer's.

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