There is a robot baby seal from Japan designed as therapy for dementia patients. It responds to touch and voices and even gets sleepy at night.
Scientists are working on a technology where the road can charge electric cars as they drive on it.
The Mexican cartels created a private cell phone network with over 160 antennas, 150 repeaters and thousands of miles of coverage.
The British Army issues antimicrobial underwear that can be worn for three months at a time.
Scientists are on the verge of being able to produce viable, living human organs via 3D bioprinters.
NASA is currently working on a warp drive that could get us to Alpha Centauri in 2 weeks.
Scientists are working on a “GPS” that works in space. It uses x-ray’s emitted by pulsars to get a position anywhere, accurate to 5km. Its called XNAV.
Four undocumented students from Carl Hayden Community High School in Phoenix, Arizona, beat MIT to win the national underwater robot championship in 2005.
The Y2K bug (Year 2000 problem) caused incorrect Down syndrome test results being sent to pregnant mothers, resulting in two abortions.
Despite making up only 1% of the American population, people of Hindu Indian origin account for 40% of Silicon Valley startups and make up 5% of Scientists, Engineers and Software Specialists.