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Mars missions 2020 mars rover
After a six-month space journey, two rovers and one orbiter sent by three countries are set to make history as they touchdown on Mars. As history shows though, navigating the planet is no easy task.

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Many vaccines, like those for COVID-19, must be kept cold. To prevent waste and breaches in the cold chain system, researchers have developed an IoT monitoring system that tracks the temperature and location of vaccines from the manufacturing plant to the patient's arm.

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As e-commerce companies look to modernize fulfilment centers, researchers believe drones could be the next phase of logistics and inventory management to streamline operations.

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Combining IoT and social networks, researchers have developed a social platform to help smart objects interact and form relationships with each other.

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Dental diseases affect more than half of the world's population. Using AI and IoT, researchers have developed a smart home-based dental solution that can diagnose problems earlier.

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During holiday shopping season, retailers must ensure they don’t just draw shoppers online, but convert them into buyers. Using predictive analytics, researchers believe they can identify the best customers seconds after shoppers get online, enabling improved targeting for promotions.

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Human-robot collaboration will soon be a part of our daily lives. As industries face increased demands, reserachers have created a method to give robots more autonomy with augmented reality.

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With internet traffic on the rise, researchers have found a way to meet future data demands by setting a world record for SMF data transmission.

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Autonomous vehicles have gone from hype to reality in recent years, and companies of all sizes are now looking to hop on the driverless bandwagon.

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e-textile wearables
E-textiles could be the next frontier of wearables, bringing more functionality to what we wear.

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