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  • After murder conviction and suicide, Aaron Hernandez found to have severe CTE Level of brain damage seen in players in their late 60s, researchers said. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • There cannot be two kinds of medicine: EU scientists shred homeopathy, alt med “There is only medicine that has been adequately tested and medicine that has not…” 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 Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Science-in-progress: Did the Bullet Cluster withstand scrutiny? The bullet cluster made dark matter apparent: Has it stood the test of time? 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 Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Mysterious flesh-eating bacteria is raging in Australia Cases doubled, severity is increasing, but authorities don’t even know how it spreads. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • NASA center director: If Trump pivots to the Moon, we’re “set up” to do it “It’s not at all incompatible with what we’re doing,” Ellen Ochoa said. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Evolution on steroids: Chance ruled in building an estrogen receptor New research suggests “evolution turned out as it did for no good reason.” 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Splashy study drips with questions after showing semen is viral safe-haven It’s more than you might think, and we don’t know what it means. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Uber says Waymo wants $2.6 billion for one allegedly stolen trade secret  During a tense exchange, Judge William Alsup allowed an Uber lawyer to disclose that Alphabet’s Waymo is seeking $2.6 billion for the highest value of a series of stolen trade secrets. There are currently nine trade secrets in question that were allegedly compromised by Anthony Levandowski. Waymo’s lawyers, who took time to consider whether to attempt ...
  • SpaceX might name its satellite broadband internet service ‘Starlink’  SpaceX has previously discussed its plans to put a satellite-based broadband Internet network into operation, as a way of supplementing its revenue picture with a brand new revenue stream. Now, we know what SpaceX might call its new broadband product: Starlink. The name comes from documents filed by SpaceX to obtain the trademark rights to ...
  • Trump’s pick for NASA lays out agenda, and answers critics Jim Bridenstine likely to win fairly easy approval from Senate. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Verbal common sense will prevent AIs from harvesting kings and unlocking oranges  If I hand you an apple, you know from experience that it isn’t something you can drive. And the tree it came from can’t be woven, or its seeds bandied. You know that’s nonsense, but AIs don’t have the benefit of years spent navigating the world, and as such have no real idea as to ...
  • Setback for group seeking “hockey stick” climate scientists’ e-mails Appeals court negates decision that would have handed over scientists’ e-mails. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • “Potentially catastrophic” Hurricane Maria set to strike Puerto Rico Maria would rank among the 10 most-intense landfalling hurricanes in the Atlantic. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Without opioids, our collective life expectancies would be 2.5 mos longer That’s probably an underestimate, too. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • We’re building roads to withstand last century’s climate Asphalt in use tolerates the temperature extremes of a period that ended in 1995. 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 Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Tackle football before age 12 may boost risks of cognitive, mood disorders Study of 214 former amateur and professional players suggests risks start young. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Jose hanging on, Maria intensifying as the Atlantic tropics sizzle The Atlantic tropics have slumbered in recent Septembers. But not this one. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • British tabloid told to admit its climate coverage was inaccurate Nobody was duped, and data was not manipulated, despite article’s initial claims. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Trump admin wants to allow seismic study of Alaska refuge for oil drilling But with oil prices so low, it’s unclear if companies would see this as an opportunity. 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 Google+ ...
  • Modular, self-healing robot swarms are definitely a great idea  Robots are going to have to work together if they want to destroy us, their soft, fallible masters. But the current paradigm of having a Skynet-like (or rather, Zerglike) overmind control a set of semi-autonomous drones is too easy to beat — take out the brain and the rest fail, right? Not if they’re all ...
  • SpaceX’s Dragon capsule successfully returns from 12th ISS resupply mission  SpaceX has confirmed that the Dragon capsule used to ferry cargo including supplies and experimentation material has returned to Earth as planned, with a successful splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. The Dragon went up to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s CRS-12 resupply mission, which launched in August. Dragon brought a number of experimental payloads to ...
  • See jerkface bacteria hiding in tumors and gobbling chemotherapy drugs They make cancers drug-resistant, but a dose of antibiotics may help, study suggests. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • An update on Hurricane Jose and the next threat behind it The Atlantic remains hot with Jose, Lee, and the season’s 15th tropical cyclone. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • A high profile SpaceX investor tells a datacenter crowd why he believes in Musk This July, Luke Nosek reportedly left a big investment firm to focus on SpaceX fundraising. 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 Google+ (Opens ...
  • Electric vehicle price is rising, but cost-per-mile is falling Low-cost EVs only really hit the market in 2017. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Musical vaginas, dining on humans, and cat fluidity honored with Ig Nobels The awards that dare to ask whether you can feel your ears growing. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • A typical day for researchers on Google’s Brain Team  What do you and researchers on Google’s Brain Team have most in common? You both probably spend a lot of time triaging email. In a Reddit AMA, 11 Google AI researchers took time to share the activities that consume the greatest chunks of their days. Email was a frequent topic of conversation, in addition to ...
  • Diplomats in Cuba have been under attack—but the weaponry is a mystery Some heard noises, some felt nothing at all. Then the symptoms started. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • After orbiting Saturn for 13 years, Cassini has become part of the planet “It’s kind of like a death in the family.” 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • The Cassini Orbiter’s greatest images and discoveries  The Cassini-Huygens mission launched from Cape Canaveral on October 15, 1997, and tomorrow, just a month shy of 20 years later, one of the most prolific purveyors of beautiful planetary science crashes into Saturn in a bittersweet “Grand Finale.” With its fuel nearly exhausted, this is its final and most dramatic experiment. Read More ...
  • Facebook is the latest tech giant to hunt for AI talent in Canada  Facebook is turning its attention to Canada with a new AI research office in Montreal. Google and Microsoft already have outposts in the city and countless other tech companies, including Uber, have researchers based in Canada. McGill University’s Joelle Pineau will be leading Facebook’s AI efforts in Montreal. Pineau’s research focus tends to lean heavily on ...
  • Women less interested in sex, except when they ditch “mastering their domain” Sex study suggests women’s lack of interest in sex isn’t a sign of their dysfunction. 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 Google+ (Opens ...
  • Breakout Ventures, spun out of Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs, has closed its debut fund with $60M  Lindy Fishburne has spent most of the last six years heading up Breakout Labs, a program that’s underwritten by Peter Thiel and that in 2011 began offering nascent science-focused startups funding with no strings attached. Little wonder that Fishburne decided it might make sense to enlist her Breakout Labs colleagues and create a more traditional ...
  • Less than 24 hours until Cassini probe crashes into Saturn Running out of fuel, NASA will crash its probe to prevent contamination. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • The new study suggesting sitting will kill you is kind of a raging dumpster fire It’s funded by Big Soda and riddled with weaknesses—including not measuring sitting. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Solar now costs 6¢ per kilowatt-hour, beating government goal by 3 years Cost goals met, the DOE is moving on to address grid reliability in solar. 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 Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Bay Area: Join us 9/20 to discuss how microfluidics will change science At Ars Live, biochemist Aaron Streets will talk about the tech that’s revolutionizing labs. 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 Google+ (Opens in ...
  • For some reason, Ron Paul has taken to Fox News to skewer SpaceX “Allowing SpaceX to obtain a monopoly over launch services harms taxpayers.” 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • The unflushable debate resurfaces: A 130-ton mass clogs London’s sewer For years, authorities have bemoaned flushables. Now there’s a historic “fatberg.” 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • NOAA gets judge to agree that its scientists’ e-mails are protected Conservative group had alleged scientific misconduct behind climate study. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • To curb outbreak, San Diego will power wash “fecally contaminated” city The hepatitis A virus outbreak has sickened nearly 400 and led to 15 deaths. 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 Google+ (Opens in ...
  • New analysis suggests Fox News is working, shifting votes to R column Research relies on Americans being too lazy to keep channel surfing. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • This tiny sensor could sleep for years between detection events  It’s easy enough to put an always-on camera somewhere it can live off solar power or the grid, but deep in nature, underground, or in other unusual circumstances every drop of power is precious. Luckily, a new type of sensor developed for DARPA uses none at all until the thing it’s built to detect happens ...
  • Study finds Reddit’s controversial ban of its most toxic subreddits actually worked  It seems like just the other day that Reddit finally banned a handful of its most hateful and deplorable subreddits, including r/coontown and r/fatpeoplehate. While the move was at the time derided by some as pointless, akin to shooing criminals … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Hurricanes are natural disasters, but people make them worse Liars, rubberneckers, 10-day track sharers, and Ann Coulter—the worst of Irma. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Hundreds of hospitals with violations, deaths get “gold seal of approval“ Investigation finds problems and conflicts of interest in accreditation system. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Volcanic ice caves on Antarctica may host complex life Volcanoes may provide life refuges when icy conditions prevail. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • So much for that Voynich manuscript “solution” Librarians would have “rebutted it in a heartbeat,” says medieval scholar. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • The dye whisperer: Meet the chemist giving biologists worldwide new colors They’re brighter, more stable, a little less clunky, and, for now, a steal. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • A rare, destructive hurricane is coming to Florida today How Irma’s pressure explains that viral video showing no water in the Bahamas? 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • For parts of Florida, Hurricane Irma offers a worst-case scenario Some of the most important forecast models have shifted a bit westward overnight. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • We inhale up to 10 billion mold spores daily; here’s why you haven’t died yet Hint: It’s not because our immune systems carry out mass fungi-cide. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Many nicknames for Pluto’s features are now official Explorers, astronomers, and underworld figures donate names to features. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Zapping cobalt nanodots could lead to magnetic RAM  Magnetic storage, and we’re talking tape here, is good for long-term storage because it’s cheap and stable — unlike solid state drives and volatile memory, which are quick but expensive and better for temporary storage. New research might lead to a method that combines the best of both worlds. Read More ...
  • Key questions about Hurricane Irma on Saturday The storm remains an extremely dangerous hurricane for parts of Florida. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • As Irma approaches nuclear plants in Florida, lessons from Andrew resonate Advance warning favors preparedness, but 1992 hurricane still ran up $90 million bill. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • The mysterious Voynich manuscript has finally been decoded History researcher says that it’s a mostly plagiarized guide to women’s health. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • US forecast models have been pretty terrible during Hurricane Irma NOAA’s best weather model seems to be getting worse with hurricanes, not better. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Researchers propose Iron Man style flight for humanoid robot  The way Iron Man flies may be cool, but it’s also impractical. Even if your core strength is off the chart, as I assume Tony Stark’s is (you’re basically planking the whole time), putting jets on your hands and feet is just asking for broken bones. But the seeming foolishness of this method hasn’t stopped ...
  • Irma reaches 185 mph, trailing only Allen as strongest Atlantic storm 2017 is quickly becoming a season for the record books with Harvey and now Irma. 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 Google+ (Opens ...
  • World View’s stratospheric balloon spends a record 27 hours in flight  World View’s most recent Stratollite mission broke some records for the high altitude aeronautics company: the balloon-based stratospheric vehicle managed to stay aloft for around 27 hours during a mission carried out last weekend, which marks the first time it’s managed to successfully stay aloft and controlled through a full day and night cycle. Why is ...
  • EPA runs all grants past a political appointee in its PR office Consultant with no science background reportedly on lookout for climate change. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • This gut worm is more common than malaria—and it’s a deadly, ticking time bomb Researchers call for more awareness as some populations face 60% infection rate. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • At times during Harvey, the European model outperformed humans NOAA’s new hurricane model, the HMON, performed terribly. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • The Ends of the World is page-turner about mass extinction Tale of deep geological time feels like a scientifically-accurate disaster movie. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Neanderthals were distilling tar 200 thousand years ago in Europe These early humans were using tar to make tools long before Homo sapiens did. 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 Google+ (Opens in ...
  • An asthma medication seems to lower Parkinson’s disease risks Drug ID’ed in a screen based on what biologists have learned about Parkinson’s. 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 Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • America’s new ironman is headed home from space—it’s Peggy Whitson Her duration records will likely hold up for a very long time. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • CDC: Homeopathic “healing bracelet” poisons baby with high levels of lead Beads tested positive for lead after baby found to have 8X worrying levels in blood. 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 Google+ (Opens ...
  • With Indian rocket launch failure, 2017 seeing a higher accident rate This is the fifth orbital rocket failure of 2017. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Ancient fish skulls shake up the vertebrate evolutionary tree The largest group of fishes may be 40 million years younger than we thought. 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 Google+ (Opens in ...
  • How forests balance the books in a changing climate Plusses: more carbon dioxide and humidity. Minuses: more heat and drought. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Plumbing discovery reveals the rise and fall of the Roman Empire Ancient lead pollution in a Roman harbor shows the city’s fortunes grew with its pipes. 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 Google+ (Opens ...
  • Researchers find an enzyme that harvests light to make hydrocarbons Some algae can turn fat into hydrocarbons using a light-driven reaction. 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 Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Documents detail DeepMind’s plan to apply AI to NHS data in 2015  More details have emerged about a controversial 2015 patient data-sharing arrangement between Google DeepMind and a UK National Health Service Trust which paint a contrasting picture vs the pair’s public narrative about their intended use of 1.6 million citizens’ medical records. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend ...