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A material that triples the lifespan of aircraft engines
Scientists at University West in Sweden have created a material that could extend the service life of engines by 300 percent. The new coating uses ceramic and plastic nanoparticles in powder form, mixed with a liquid.
 
Hypersonic weapons vs. advanced anti-aircraft systems
A senior Pentagon staffer called for hypersonic weapons to defeat advanced, next-generation integrated air-defense systems — like those possessed by Russia.
 
A sensor system to track Alzheimer's
The Tecnalia Centre for Applied Research has created a house-sized sensor network that is capable of tracking the habits of people living inside the house and noting if that behavior becomes erratic, which could be indicative of an issue or the first signs of a neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.

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