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Amazon and DHL reportedly team up

Amazon is reportedly partnering with the German-based DHL delivery service for its Prime Air transport operation in Kentucky as well as for Amazon Fresh food deliveries in Germany. The Lane Report says Amazon will begin processing shipments at DHL’s facility … Continue reading

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Pi Day mashes up math and munchies

Pi Day plays off the fact that March 14 – 3/14 – is a numerical pun on math’s best-known irrational number: pi, or 3.14. But there’s nothing irrational about punning pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, with pastry … Continue reading

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Flying saucer? No, it’s a drone pizza delivery

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises and Flirtey teamed up today to demonstrate a drone delivery system that could theoretically bring you a pizza in 30 minutes or less – from the air. The first delivery was lowered by tether onto a picnic blanket spread out … Continue reading

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Experts weigh in on genetically engineered crops

A scientific analysis backed by the National Academies finds no evidence that genetically engineered crops pose heightened health risks or environmental problems, but points up subtler concerns about the technology. Today’s 420-page report says the impact of genetic engineering for resistance to … Continue reading

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Smartphone gizmo maps meals, counts calories

How many calories are on your plate? Engineers at the University of Washington have developed a gizmo that estimates the nutritional value of your meal with the mere snap of a smartphone. NutriRay3D combines a smartphone app with a laser-mapping add-on: … Continue reading

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