China’s latest quantum radar could help detect stealth planes, missiles

China’s quantum radar makes more progress, and China plans to put it high up in the stratosphere, to spy on ballistic missiles and stealth aircraft.

Source: China’s latest quantum radar could help detect stealth planes, missiles

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First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology | CERN

What if, instead of a black and white X-ray picture, a doctor of a cancer patient had access to colour images identifying the tissues being scanned? This colour X-ray imaging technique could produce clearer and more accurate pictures and help doctors give their patients more accurate diagnoses.

Source: First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology | CERN

Facial recognition startup Kairos acquires Emotion Reader

Kairos, the face recognition technology used for brand marketing, has announced the acquisition of EmotionReader. EmotionReader is a Limerick, Ireland-based startup that uses algorithms to analyze facial expressions around video content.

Source: Facial recognition startup Kairos acquires Emotion Reader

China brings Star Wars to life with ‘laser AK-47’ that can set fire to targets a kilometre away

 

“Instant carbonisation” … protest leaders could be targeted by setting fire to their clothing or hair which, the document says, would mean they lose “the rhythms of their speech and powers of persuasion”.

Source: China brings Star Wars to life with ‘laser AK-47’ that can set fire to targets a kilometre away