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  • Sackler behind OxyContin fraud offered twisted, mind-boggling defense First, maybe only, deposition of a Sackler offers rare glimpse into their thinking. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Dragon aces final NASA review, now set for test flight on March 2 “We expect to learn some things.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • The clearest images of Ultima Thule reveal a strange-looking object There are some interesting details to glean here. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Google+ ...
  • Firefly planning a major rocket assembly and launch facility in Florida The new location will support the production of up to 24 Alpha rockets a year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Rocket Report: Virgin seeks funds, SpaceX lunar launch, no Boca Chica wall “We didn’t want there to be any asterisks next to your name.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • New dates show massive volcanic eruptions overlapped with dinosaurs’ death But two papers on the timing paint slightly different pictures. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share ...
  • SpaceX set to launch Israeli private mission to the lunar surface “What it means to me is that the responsibility is very high.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • Hubble images show a Neptune moon that may have been repeatedly reborn Technique transforms every image from a Hubble orbit into same frame of reference. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • US sues contractor for allegedly over-billing on now-defunct MOX fuel facility Contractor offered football tickets and rifles in exchange for favorable treatment. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to ...
  • Montana legislator introduces bills to give his state its own science Two bills instruct the state to ignore the greenhouse effect and federal government. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Happy Death Day 2 U, Russian Doll give us time loops with a multiverse twist Horror-comedy slasher film and Netflix sitcom have more in common than you think. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • These quarries supplied the stones that built Stonehenge Work at the Welsh quarries dates to around 5,000 years ago. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to ...
  • These hyper-efficient solar panels could actually live on your roof soon The clean energy boffins in their labs are always upping the theoretical limit on how much power you can get out of sunshine, but us plebes actually installing solar cells are stuck with years-old tech that’s not half as good as what they’re seeing. This new design from Insolight could be the one that changes ...
  • Blood of the young won’t spare rich old people from sadness and death, FDA says FDA’s Gottlieb: “Simply put, we’re concerned that some patients are being preyed upon.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Watch the historic first private mission to the Moon launch Thursday night For the first time later this week, a privately developed moon lander will launch aboard a privately built rocket, organized by a private launch coordinator. It’s an historic moment in space and the Israeli mission stands to make history again if it touches down on the Moon’s surface as planned on April 11. The Beresheet ...
  • Gene editing still has a few bugs in the system Gene editing to treat genetic diseases in mice highlights some considerable problems. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • After nearly $50 billion, NASA’s deep-space plans remain grounded “As far as I’m concerned, SLS and Orion are doing their jobs of providing work.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • High-tech toilet seat monitors your heart as you sit on the can Everybody poops. Cardiologists are counting on it. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • New carbon capture solvent is another stab at optimism in a stagnant industry Tax credits could spur investment; so far there’s little movement to capture carbon. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Japanese utility makes first contact with melted Fukushima fuel Pebbles of melted nuclear fuel were mostly able to be moved. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to ...
  • The wrath of grapes: A tale of 12 dead microwaves and plasma-spewing grapes Trent University researchers found that the effect is due to “hot spot.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • A small asteroid may briefly blot out Sirius Monday night Unfortunately, the path for this event will occur mostly over water. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to ...
  • Dance Your PhD’s 2018 winner mixes superconductivity and swing dancing Canadian grad student Pramodh Yapa wrote, choreographed, and shot video in 6 weeks. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Georgia Tech scientists figured out how maggots can eat so much, so fast A video shows 10,000 maggots consuming a 16-inch pizza in just two hours. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Welcome to the cyber world: The real-world tech behind Alita: Battle Angel Producer James Cameron wanted his fictional tech to be grounded in the real world. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • The replication crisis may also be a theory crisis Theory protects from “personal intuitions and culturally biased folk theories.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share ...
  • NASA moves to buy more Soyuz seats for late 2019, early 2020 NASA has not had its own crew transport since the space shuttle retired in 2011. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades And it’s doubly true for minority students. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Facebook, Google, CDC under pressure to stop anti-vax garbage from spreading Facebook ponders demoting anti-vax nonsense as measles cases surge. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on ...
  • Shell buys Sonnen, Tesla’s competitor in the home battery business The acquisition follows Shell’s purchase of EV charging company Greenlots. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share ...
  • Deploy the space harpoon Watch out, starwhales. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)
  • Rocket Report: SpaceX protests award, Firefly comeback, NASA resumes tests “NASA has issued a stop work order on the agency’s Lucy mission.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • Startup will store energy by forcing compressed air in a defunct zinc mine The adiabatic process will be built with AUD $9 million in government-funded grants. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • NASA emphasizing “speed” in its return to the Moon “We think this is the right basic architecture, but we aren’t closed-minded,” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • Coal-plant closure in national spotlight moves ahead after TVA board vote The board voted 5 to 2 in favor of retiring the older plants. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Want a better idea of your future climate? Try this map Project finds future climate analogs for 540 cities in the US and Canada. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Aluminum may be key to making exosolar systems with water worlds Radioactive aluminum could control water content of planetary building blocks. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share ...
  • Raw milk drinkers in 19 states at risk of rare, dangerous infectious disease Without pasteurization, scary, elusive bacteria are on the loose. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on ...
  • To avoid environmental catastrophe, everything must change | Letters Readers respond to an article and editorial on the use of agricultural pesticides and the alarming decline in insect numbersIt is not just the insects that are in serious decline, but also the entomologists who study them (Plummeting insect numbers thr… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Opportunity Mars Rover goes to its last rest after extraordinary 14-year mission Opportunity, one of two rovers sent to Mars in 2004, is officially offline for good, NASA and JPL officials announced today at a special press conference. “I declare the Opportunity mission as complete, and with it the Mars Exploration Rover mission as complete,” said NASA’s Thomas Zurbuchen. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • Xnor’s saltine-sized, solar-powered AI hardware redefines the edge “If AI is so easy, why isn’t there any in this room?” asks Ali Farhadi, founder and CEO of Xnor, gesturing around the conference room overlooking Lake Union in Seattle. And it’s true — despite a handful of displays, phones, and other gadgets, the only things really capable of doing any kind of AI-type work ...
  • Opportunity did not answer NASA’s final call, and it’s now gone to us It roved a staggering 45.16 kilometers across the red planet. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share ...
  • Danish haunted-house studies seek to reveal the seductive appeal of horror Mathias Clasen of Aarhus University on why we’re drawn to scary entertainment. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • DARPA wants smart bandages for wounded warriors Nowhere is prompt and effective medical treatment more important than on the battlefield, where injuries are severe and conditions dangerous. DARPA thinks that outcomes can be improved by the use of intelligent bandages and other systems that predict and automatically react to the patient’s needs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Military to investigate decision to certify the Falcon Heavy rocket “We plan to begin the subject evaluation in February 2019.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share ...
  • Electric car batteries might be worth recycling, but bus batteries aren’t yet The more emissions-efficient way to recycle an EV battery is to remove the cathode. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • NASA has taken a significant step toward human landings on the Moon Traditional aerospace powers as well as newer companies like SpaceX are likely to bid. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Shipwreck reveals ancient market for knock-off consumer goods Ceramics from a 900-year-old shipwreck hint at complex Indian Ocean trade routes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • Anti-vaxxers plan to subvert changes to vaccination laws Eliminating non-medical vaccine exemptions isn’t enough; CA medical exemptions tripled. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share ...
  • To almost no one’s surprise, Mars One is done Mars One’s greatest sin may be making Lee Hutchinson look smart. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to ...
  • After a remarkable resurrection, Firefly may reach space in 2019 “They said ‘Screw it, let’s just do it and go to space.'” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • Two sea level studies have some good news, bad news A second look at a shocking 2016 study, plus the climate impacts of melting ice. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • New images of the distant Ultima Thule object have surprised scientists “The new images are creating scientific puzzles.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Drug companies are sitting on generics—43% of recently approved aren’t for sale You pay more for medicine because hundreds of generics aren’t for sale. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • Hate needles? This ingestible pill painlessly injects drugs into your gut Researchers aimed to replace insulin shots, but it could work with other drugs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Rocket Report: Rogozin’s crazy promise, SpaceX tests Mars engine, SLS slips “The workload is large, but I believe we can handle it.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on ...
  • MIT’s insulin pill could replace injections for people with diabetes Insulin pills have long been a kind of Holy Grail for people living with diabetes. A research team at MIT believes it may have taken an important step toward that dream with a new blueberry-sized capsule made of compressed insulin. Once ingested, water dissolves a disk of sugar, using a spring to release a tiny ...
  • Vaccinations jump 500% in antivax hotspot amid measles outbreak “I would rather it not take an outbreak for this to happen.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • We look at the “witchcraft” behind why dowsers usually find water Our video explains why understanding geology beats medieval superstition. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on ...
  • Coal production may have reached a point of no return, per projections EIA’s projections show that even without the Clean Power Plan, coal is on the decline. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Lonely black holes revealed by passing gravitational waves Black hole mergers may reveal large black holes in the foreground.  Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to ...
  • French auditor says Ariane 6 rocket too conventional to compete with SpaceX “This new launcher does not constitute a sustainable response.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on ...
  • 2018 ranks as fourth-warmest year for globe With US government shutdown over, the data finally gets released. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share ...
  • Infamous pharma company declares bankruptcy after 3,900% price hike Cream prices “led to public scrutiny” and “increased prescription rejection rates.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to ...
  • Climate change or “just the weather?” Here’s how to answer that Some weather extremes are getting worse. Here’s how scientists figure that out. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • NASA “still working toward” 2020 launch of massive SLS rocket Multiple concerns remain: cost, schedule, management, delayed upper stage. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on ...
  • Stinky storage: Researchers find working USB drive in seal poop Defecated drive “downloaded” to New Zealand beach has pictures, video of seals. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • Drift of the North Pole forces early magnetic map update The North Pole is moving in the direction of Siberia, necessitating an update. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Netflix buys into Goop hooey with deal to make a wellness docuseries Netflix mum on details of Goop deal as top Goop critic teases her own series. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Play Iconary, a simple drawing game that hides a deceptively deep AI It may not seem like it takes a lot of smarts to play a game like Pictionary, but in fact it involves a lot of subtle and abstract visual and linguistic skills. This AI built to play a game like it is similarly complex, and its interpretations and creations when you play it (as you ...
  • Inside-out dense iron planets probably the result of massive collision Unusual planet compositions might point to a world-shattering origin. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on ...
  • Forget the Super Bowl, SpaceX just fired its Mars rocket engine Musk: “So proud of great work by @SpaceX team!!” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on ...
  • 2D material makes WiFi energy harvesting more efficient New Wi-Fi energy harvester doesn’t collect enough energy to make it worthwhile. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...
  • Basquiat used invisible ink to make secret drawings in his paintings The figures are visible under UV light; other paintings may also have hidden drawings Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Carbon dioxide’s boost to trees may not offset its climate impact Plants may help clean up our emissions, but their response is complicated. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick ...