Topic 1 10 Hot Technology Products at CES 2020
Each year, the consumer electronics show, or CES, presents new technology developments across many industries.
Topic 2 NASA Observer Discovers Earth-sized World in ‘Habitable Zone’
A NASA satellite has discovered an Earth-sized world within its star’s “habitable” area -- where liquid water could possibly exist.
Topic 3 Scientists Discover How Stress Can Cause Gray Hair
A new study provides scientific evidence to support the idea that stress can cause a person’s hair to turn gray.
Topic 4 Robot Justice: The Rise of China’s ‘Internet Courts’
China says millions of legal cases are now being decided by “internet courts” that do not require citizens to appear in court.
Topic 5 Different Ideas About Self-Driving Cars
Many businesses are considering different plans to make automotive artificial intelligence profitable.
Topic 6 Report: Pollution Remains Largest Environmental Threat to Human Health
A new international report says pollution remains the largest environment threat to human health.
Topic 7 Sea Creature Sees Without Eyes
A relative of starfish does not have eyes, but can still see. That information comes from scientists who studied sea creatures in the coral reefs of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.
Topic 8 Toyota to Build ‘City of the Future’ to Test New Technologies
Japanese automaker Toyota has announced plans to create a model “city of the future” to test and develop new technologies.
Topic 9 Virtual Reality Helps Autistic Children ‘Travel’ to New Places
A school in England for children with autism is finding a new use for virtual reality, or VR headsets.
Topic 10 Study: Our Eyes Show Others What We Try to Hide
The way a person’s eyes move can show whether or not the person recognizes someone else -- even if you try to hide it.
Topic 11 Scientists Collect Seeds in Wild for Climate Change Fight
More than 100 scientists have traveled to faraway places to collect wild crop seeds in an effort to help battle climate change.
Topic 12 Can Vietnam Successfully Launch Homegrown 5G Services?
A Vietnamese company says it has been developing its own equipment to launch 5G mobile services nationwide.
Topic 13 India Announces New Plans for Moon Landing in 2020
India has announced plans to land an unpiloted space vehicle on the moon in 2020.
Topic 14 Study Shows US Workplace Robots Doubled from 2009 to 2017
A report says the number of robots being used in workplaces across the United States doubled from 2009 to 2017.
Topic 15 China Now Requires Facial Recognition for Mobile Phone Registration
China is now requiring mobile phone users to have the image of their face captured in order to register for new service.
Topic 16 Study: Planting Trees near Factories Can Help Reduce Pollution
New research suggests that planting trees and other plants near factories could reduce pollution by almost one-third.
Topic 17 Japan Shows Off High-Tech Toilets at Rugby World Cup
Japan is known for creating unusual high-tech products across many different industries.
Topic 18 Better Weather Predictions Coming to the Developing World
The International Business Machines Corporation, known as IBM, says it is making technology for precision weather predictions available to everyone.
Topic 19 Inventor Wins Prize for ‘Plastic’ From Fish Waste
A 23-year-old British woman has invented a product she hopes will one day replace single-use plastic.
Topic 20 Researchers Use Sounds to Call Fish Back to Dead Coral
A team of scientists says that playing sounds underwater can get fish to return to areas with severely damaged coral reefs.