Technology

Scientists develop self assembling robot

A team of engineers from Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have developed an affordable self-assembling robot. The android is made of a sheet of composite paper, which has had different parts, including hinges, motors, batteries, and a microcontroller, installed upon it. Having been fitted with the batteries, the automaton starts to assume its designated form and launch into ... Read More »

Qazvin municipality to open robotic zoo

QAZVIN, Aug. 09 (MNA) – Qazvin mayor has said the construction of robotic zoo in Barajin National Park is in its final phase. Masoud Nosrati told Mehr News local correspondent that municipality had spent $1.25 million to construction of the robotic zoo. “The zoo has been constructed in a patch of land with an area of 2,000 square meters in ... Read More »

Google to prioritise secure websites

BBC reported today that Google has said it will give preference to more secure websites in its search rankings from now on. The search engine has been testing highlighting pages that have HTTPS encryption by default, and will now roll out across its algorithms. “We’ve seen positive results, so we’re starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal,” Google said. ... Read More »

Iranian scientist becomes Googles Security Princess

TEHRAN (ISNA)- “Security Princess” is the actual title Google’s Iranian scientist Parisa Tabriz has on her business cards. Tabriz is one of the more than 250 Google security engineers responsible for protecting our user data and the company’s infrastructure. Tabriz has said that she chose the title before a trip to Japan, because she wanted to one-up the “hired hacker” ... Read More »

How astronauts go to bathroom in the space

A space toilet, or zero gravity toilet, is a toilet that can be used in a weightless environment. In the absence of weight, the collection and retention of liquid and solid waste is directed by use of air flow. Since the air used to direct the waste is returned to the cabin, it is filtered beforehand to control odor and ... Read More »

ASIMO: The world’s most advanced Humanoid Robat

All-New ASIMO made its European debut this week in Brussels, Belgium. The All-New ASIMO, which Honda hopes in the future will able to help people in need, incorporates several significant advancements over its predecessors. These include improved intelligence, enhanced hand dexterity (enabling it to open a bottle and pour a drink or express sign language), as well as the ability ... Read More »