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It will take a 'baby elephant' to knock over this bike


One of the most common accidents for motorcyclists is falling while turning a corner.

But what if the bike could stand up by itself and would take "a baby elephant pushing it" to knock it over?

Sumi Das examines how a bike using technology found on the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope - gyroscopes - can not only work to reduce accidents but save energy along the way.

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