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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane NEW SCIENCE:  DOG OWNERSHIP OFFERS REAL HEALTH BENEFITS                                                                              Source:  Brewster Kane   Major university studies, including by researchers at Purdue University, suggest dog ownership offers tangible health benefits. Here's what we know: Some key benefits: A.  Regular physical activity of walking and playing with a dog helps to prevent Cardiovascular disease Cancer mortality Hypertension Osteoarthritis Type 2 diabetes B. Regular dog companionship helps to prevent Depression Stress Cognitive decline Bottomline:  consider yourself a great beneficiary in owning a dog:  you have a therapist, loyal companion, life coach and top well-wisher, all rolled into one furry best friend. MIT PORTABLE FINGERNAIL SCANNER CAN CUT CANCER HOSPITALIZATIONS 50%                                                                      Source:  Leuko Labs & Sto

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane NEW SCIENCE:  BIG HEALTH BENEFITS FROM FIDO                                                                              Source:  Win Kane   Major university studies, including by researchers at Purdue University, suggest dog ownership offers tangible health benefits. Here's what we know: Some key benefits: A.  Regular physical activity of walking and playing with a dog helps to prevent Cardiovascular disease Cancer mortality Hypertension Osteoarthritis Type 2 diabetes B. Regular dog companionship helps to prevent Depression Stress Cognitive decline Bottomline:  consider yourself a great beneficiary in owning a dog:  you have a therapist, loyal companion, life coach and top well-wisher, all rolled into one furry best friend.  My beautiful Winnie attests to this 24/7. MIT PORTABLE FINGERNAIL SCANNER CAN CUT CANCER HOSPITALIZATIONS 50%                                                                      Sourc

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane YOUR NEXT FLYING CAR MAY BE A TESLA!                                                  Source: Tesla & Stock Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is teasing on his X (Twitter) platform that his upcoming new Roadster will be a flying car.  If it is, it could be truly groundbreaking innovation for the automotive industry.  Here are some key facts: Roadster is being jointly developed by Musk companies Tesla and Space X Roadster is being equipped with some spacecraft technologies, including cold air thrusters on the back end for unprecedented acceleration Acceleration is so strong the electric sports car lifts off the ground Some capabilities teased by Musk: 0 to 60 mph in under a second Hovering capabilities Flying capabilities New steer by wire technology Musk has not said how long and to what extent Roadster can fly The battery electric sports car is expected to be unveiled next year The automotive world is now

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane A ROBOT THAT'S YOUR CHAFFEUR                                                                      Source: University of Tokyo & Stock University of Tokyo roboticists are developing a robot to drive your car.  They say forget about self-driving cars.  A robot driver in a normal car is simpler, easier and cheaper than a fully automated car.  Here are some key facts: The humanoid robot driver is named Musashi It's a musculoskeletal humanoid robot that closely mimics human muscles with its pneumatic actuators for driving Each moveable eye contains high resolution cameras that can pan and tilt and spot humans in the side mirrors Robot sits in the driver's seat, uses its 5-digit hands to steer & its feet to accelerate and brake Equipped with sensors for visual, sound and force information Sensors in hands and feet to apply the right amount of force to steering wheel, accelerator and brake The scie

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane ROBOT BEING DEVELOPED TO DRIVE YOUR CAR                                                                      Source: University of Tokyo & Stock University of Tokyo roboticists are developing a robot to drive your car.  They say forget about self-driving cars.  A robot driver in a normal car is simpler, easier and cheaper than a fully automated car.  Here are some key facts: The humanoid robot driver is named Musashi It's a musculoskeletal humanoid robot that closely mimics human muscles with its pneumatic actuators for driving Each moveable eye contains high resolution cameras that can pan and tilt and spot humans in the side mirrors Robot sits in the driver's seat, uses its 5-digit hands to steer & its feet to accelerate and brake Equipped with sensors for visual, sound and force information Sensors in hands and feet to apply the right amount of force to steering wheel, accelerator and brake T

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane NEW SCIENCE:  PLANTS HAVE INTELLIGENCE & PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITIES                                                                       Source:   Stock vegies & goldenrod Cornell University scientists have discovered that plants can sense nearby plants being devoured by insects and can adapt to avoid destruction.  Here's what we know: Scientists speculate that plants may be able to count, recognize relatives, remember events and make decisions A previous study showed that they let out a high frequency distress call when there is damage to their leaves or stems The latest Cornell study showed they (goldenrods) while being eaten by beetles emitted a chemical expressing that the plant was a poor source of food to dissuade the beetles Bottomline: Plants seem to have some level of intelligence, self-defense skills and communications capabilities Imagine the high frequency chatter on your salad plate a

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane NEW SCIENCE:  PLANTS HAVE SOME LEVEL OF INTELLIGENCE & COMMUNICATE                                                                     Source:   Stock vegies & goldenrod Cornell University scientists have discovered that plants can sense nearby plants being devoured by insects and can adapt to avoid destruction.  Here's what we know: Scientists speculate that plants may be able to count, recognize relatives, remember events and make decisions A previous study showed that they let out a high frequency distress call when there is damage to their leaves or stems The latest Cornell study showed they (goldenrods) while being eaten by beetles emitted a chemical expressing that the plant was a poor source of food to dissuade the beetles Bottomline: Plants seem to have some level of intelligence, self-defense skills and communications capabilities Imagine the high frequency chatter on your salad plate among