It'll monitor your pulse while you jog, your brain activity while you sip coffee. It's called a "Self-Tracker." Fitness armbands and apps monitor everything. But they're not perfect.
It's usually humans who close monitor the work of machines and robots. We want to ensure the technology makes no mistakes. But as a Fraunhofer research project shows, machines should also keep an eye on us.
Looking for full-time work? Have advanced qualifications in physical sciences or engineering? Not afraid of first contact, even if only on a microbial scale? A US citizen? Then NASA might have work for you.
Flowering compost urinals are being trialed in the French capital as a green weapon in its long-standing battle against "wild peeing." Because urinating in public also causes environmental problems, not just a stink.
Japan's military has opened a monitoring station on a contested island group in the East China Sea. The move has not gone down well in China and Taiwan.
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