The classic balancing game of Jenga has a new robotic player thanks to MIT researchers. The device combines a soft gripper, a force-sensing wrist joint, and an external camera while it tests for tactile feedback for each move.
Scientists in Israel have made the claim they’ll have a complete cure for breast cancer within a year. Their claim says it will be affordable and effective as well as brief, with no or minimal side effects.
It’s been revealed that Facebook’s Project Atlas included paying iOS and Android Facebook app users to let the social media brand gather data on their usage. Security experts say the code for the program is alarmingly similar to the Apple-banned Onovo VPN app.
As a result of global warming, the polar vortex is moving south. This mass of cold air usually resides in the Arctic but changes in pressure are forcing it towards the US, giving temperatures as low as -60°F.