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Allen Institute for AI’s Semantic Scholar adds biomedical papers to its AI-sorted corpus

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Science, Technology | 0 comments

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Fish depression is a real thing, say researchers who have studied the condition

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Health, Science | 0 comments

A new study discovered that gilled animals can develop depression just as the average human can — often resulting in a lack of...

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The dubious science behind implicit racial bias

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

Last week City Journal published a piece by Heather Mac Donald about the history of the implicit association test (IAT) and how it...

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Stephen Fry’s lecture on a hopeful, cautious, excited vision of a better technological world

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Business, Science, Technology, Video | 0 comments

&#13; Stephen Fry’s hour-long Shannon Luminary Lecture at Bell Labs tries to bridge the despair of a world where technology...

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Robots will touch more tenderly when they wear this sensitive skin

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Science, Technology | 0 comments

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Jane Goodall still fights for endangered chimps. She needs your help.

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

When 26-year-old Jane Goodall first set foot in Tanzania in 1960, we knew nearly nothing about how chimpanzees acted in the wild. Her work...

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Trump Vows Not to ‘Take Sides’ as Kurdish and Iraqi Forces Clash in Kirkuk

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

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Report: Google A.I. Writes Better Machine-Learning Code Than the Humans Who Created It

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

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You can now explore moons and planets with Google Maps

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

Get excited, space fans.  Google just rolled out a new Maps feature showing off some of our favorite planetary neighbors. ...

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Australia just ditched its Clean Energy Target for a new plan, and it’s terrible for renewables

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

Last week, a former Australian prime minister and climate change denier delightfully dubbed global warming “beneficial.” ...

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Tesla reportedly shipped Powerpacks to Puerto Rico

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

Elon Musk tweeted last week that Tesla would shift its attentions to help with the aid and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico following the...

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The world looks different after today’s big neutron star collision discovery

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

My grandmother died in 2013.  She was a stubborn, brilliant woman who ardently believed in the value of science. She came of age in...

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IBM Inventor Predicts AI Augmented Bodies, Homes

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

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In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ Planet Sovereign Defies Physics

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

Is there a physical reason why a planet might have ended up looking like some sort of fat, intergalactic caterpillar? This post is from...

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Pluto’s equator is covered in skyscraper-sized methane ice blades

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science, Video | 0 comments

&#13; As NASA continues to examine the treasure trove of data from the New Horizons project, one interesting phenomenon at...

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Groundbreaking gravitational wave discovery shows Einstein’s brilliance yet again

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

Even 100 years after the fact, Albert Einstein is still getting his due.  On Monday, more than a thousand astronomers and physicists...

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MIT’s The Engine wants to fuel bold tech ideas in Boston

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science, Startups, Technology | 0 comments

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Scientists detect incredible collision of neutron stars

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

Astronomers have detected the collision of a pair of dead stars, called a kilonova, that caused a cosmic ripple of gravitational...

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There’s a red sun over Britain and Londoners are loving it

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

On Monday, Brits noticed that the sun had unexpectedly changed colour, which prompted everyone to start googling. SEE ALSO: Hurricane...

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Ex-Hurricane Ophelia slams Ireland as one of country’s strongest storms in decades

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

The post-tropical incarnation of Hurricane Ophelia slammed Ireland and the northern parts of the U.K., including Scotland, on Monday with...

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