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Scientists discover plants have 'brains' that decide when to sprout

Researchers are quickly learning that plants are far more complex than once thought. Not only has it been determined that plants are capable of …

This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Read Poetry

When I think of poetry that packs a sensory punch — that gives me the chills, that makes my hair stand on end — I think of Rainer Maria Rilke’s …

Literature

Scientists create time crystals, a rule-bending new form of matter

A new phase of matter, called a time crystal, has been created and observed for the first time. In a regular crystal, the atoms are arranged in a …

Quantum Mechanics

Google's security AI is now so smart it doesn't need to ask if you're "not a robot"

Google’s security AI has become so smart, it can now tell whether you’re a human or a robot without asking you to check a box or solve annoying puzzles… most of the time, anyway.<p>We’ve all come across CAPTCHAs, those challenges that ask you to type in the characters you see in scrambled images (the …

Bots

Why Space Travel Can Be Absolutely Disgusting

NASA's requirements for becoming an astronaut are stringent, but not overly daunting. Essentially, hopefuls must have a bachelor's degree in science, …

Space Exploration

Eagle ray flies out the water to escape hammerhead shark in Panama

A tourist has captured the moment when an eagle ray flew out of water to escape the deadly jaws of a hammerhead shark.<p>Ralph De Bie, from Amsterdam, was near Zapatila Island in Panama during a surf trip with his friends last month when they encountered the dramatic marine battle.<p>After twisting and …

Randi Zuckerberg On Solving The Tech Skills Crisis

At the SXSWedu national education conference in Texas this week, DeVry University brought together a panel of business and education leaders to discuss the worrying findings in a recent study of the skills gap in technology.<p>Among the findings of the Career Advisory Board were that just 11% of …

Employment

Historical Photographs of the Eiffel Tower Building

These incredible pictures show the building of the Eiffel Tower in 1899, for the 1900 Universal Fair. The structure is one of the most famous …

France

IBM somehow crammed data into a single atom

The research breakthrough isn't yet practical, but it's the direction the industry is headed. Imagine storing 26 million songs in your smartwatch.<p>In the never-ending quest to improve computing technology, IBM has just taken a big step smaller: It's found a way to store data on a single atom.<p>A hard …

Quantum Computing

How we’re using Component Based Design

Component Based Design is often talked about in context of large, complex projects. In this post we’re making the case that it can also be very …

UX Design

How Our Solar System Will End In The Far Future

It took 13.8 billion years of cosmic evolution to bring us here. Generations of stars had to live and die to create the heavy elements; small proto-galaxies had to merge together to create the Milky Way; interstellar gas clouds had to collapse and form new stars with rocky planets around them; …

Universe

Windows on Linux moves forward with new Wine 2.0 release

Want to run that one Windows app you can't get rid of on a Linux desktop or a Mac? The latest release of Wine 2.0 may be just what you need.<p>Sick of …

11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017

In this post, we will talk about the trends thatThe post 11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017 appeared first on iamwire.

JavaScript

Artificial intelligence wrecks poker pros to stack up a profit of $800,000

In yet another episode of man versus machine, an artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University has been absolutely dismantling a team of professional poker players, accumulating a staggering lead of almost $800,000.<p>The showdown takes place as part of the “Brains vs. Artificial …

6 must-have skills for young web developers

While it can be difficult to develop hard skills from scratch, it’s certainly not as difficult to hone your skills (including those softer skills) to …

Mind maps: the beauty of brain cells – in pictures

The 19th-century Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the father of modern neuroscience, was one of the first people to unravel the mysteries of the structure of the brain – and he made stunning drawings to describe and explain his discoveries

Neurology

NewsFactor

Thanks for stopping by.<p>For the past 20 years, NewsFactor Network and CIO Today have been providing daily news coverage for the technology …

Mobile Technology

5 Best apps for programming on android platform

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share22<p>+1<p>Shares 37<p>Learning to program is awesome. You can make yourself think in very different ways, and learn a trade that will be …

Apps

The Developer Perspective: Toolsets which you can use for Android app development

Android is everywhere. With the increasing potential of android, the demand for app developers has also increased manifold. In mid-2013, Android ran …

Create your own amazing apps from scratch with the Professional Android Developer Bundle

App building may seem incomprehensible — but once you start digging into how developers actually do it, it’s not so mysterious… and you’ll even start thinking you can do it yourself. And the reality is that you can, especially with training like in this Professional Android Developer Bundle.<p>You can …

Applying Gaussian Naïve Bayes Classifier in Python: Part One

<b>N</b>aïve Bayes classifier is one of the most effective machine learning algorithms implemented in machine learning projects and distributed MapReduce …

Nobel Prize Winner Claims to Have Found the Key to Slowing Aging

The Quest to Understand Aging<p>Within the past few decades, we have seen an exponential growth of technological advances in modern medicine. With more …

Five Books That Genuinely Improved My Happiness And Mental Health

Reading itself has been proven to be good for your mental health, but it was only recently I realised that reading <i>about</i> improving your mental health …

Outer layer of human heart regrown using stem cells

A multidisciplinary team working at Pennsylvania State University claim to have used human stem cells to regenerate the cells that cover the external …

Penn State

Intel believes 5G wireless could reach far beyond smartphones to smart things

The Internet of Things is expected to grow quickly to tens of billions of connected devices, from smart refrigerators to smart showers to smart cruise ships.<p>But at some point, the wireless data networks won’t be able to handle all that traffic from the connected devices. That’s why tech companies …

Internet of Things

The science of touch: why physical contact can make you happier and more successful

"What is the good life?" is one of life's most vexing questions. Knowing what makes us happy, and how to bring happiness to others, has been the …

NBA

A Search Engine for Programming Language Syntax Is a Pretty Good Idea

Coding very often means Googling.<p>The current search engine for programming language syntax is Google. Knowing how to search for information is a key skill in knowing how to program at all. You can know all of the algorithms and a half-dozen programming languages inside-out, but you will nonetheless …

Design Plagiarism Is A Serious Problem–This Startup’s AI Could Help

It’s an omnipresent fear for companies and designers alike. Deep learning might hold the solution.<p>There are two competing nightmare scenarios for any company unveiling a new brand or logo. The first is that the internet will rise up in righteous indignation about how awful it is or what part of …

HandBrake 1.0.0 What's New and Download

Veteran video transcoder HandBrake 1.0.0 was officially launched on Christmas Eve, as the development team planned the release as a Christmas present …