Month: August 2020

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Cutting surgical robots down to size

    Cutting surgical robots down to size

    Origami-inspired miniature manipulator improves precision and control of teleoperated surgical procedures Teleoperated surgical robots are becoming commonplace in operating rooms, but many are massive (sometimes taking up an entire room) […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: THE FERRARI F8 IS THE EXAMPLE FOR MODERN, MID-ENGINE SUPERCARS

    THE FERRARI F8 IS THE EXAMPLE FOR MODERN, MID-ENGINE SUPERCARS

    The Takeaway: The F8 is Ferrari’s newest mid-engine, V8-powered two-seater. Like its predecessors, the 458 and 488, the F8 experience is so close to street-legal driving perfection that the $300,000-plus starting […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: WARMING GREENLAND ICE SHEET PASSES POINT OF NO RETURN

    WARMING GREENLAND ICE SHEET PASSES POINT OF NO RETURN

    Nearly 40 years of satellite data from Greenland shows that glaciers on the island have shrunk so much that even if global warming were to stop today, the ice sheet […]