A UK research team has solved one of the most complex problems in robotics - the handling of unfamiliar objects. Their creation, Boris 2, is able to accurately assess anything it examines. Evidently, it'll soon be able to load a dishwasher.
That's actually a lot more impressive than it sounds.
A Swedish company has unveiled a new kind of shower that is making a real splash and may change the way you shower.
The OrbSys Recycling Shower, developed by Orbital Systems, now offers homeowners and condo dwellers, and even hotels, with a radically greener solution when it comes to water use and smart energy conservation.
Purina is the most recent pet food company to announce a line of breed-specific dog foods; Beta™. Although currently the line is available in Great Britain only, I suspect it's just a matter of time before it's available in the U.S,. as are Eucanuba and Nature's Recipe breed-specific dog foods currently. Royal Canin produces breed specific foods for dogs and cats. The question is: Should your Terrier be fed differently from a Shepherd? Your Maine Coon from a Siamese?
A team of business students from the University of Pennsylvania are making a positive difference in the lives of children in developing countries.You see, they have invented a new chewing gum called Sweet Bites with 100% xylitol, which is a natural substitute to real sugar. Xylitol, which is made from real fruit and vegetables, is proven to keep teeth clean and thwart off disease.