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Deep learning system for drug discovery to be presented at the Machine Intelligence Summit in Berlin - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

June 14, 2016, Baltimore, MD, Following the publication of the first proof of concept of predicting the functional properties of drugs by their …

The DASH Diet Basics for Beginners

The basics of this simple and effective approach to healthy eating<p>The DASH Diet (which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) was …

You could make the next hit VR game

With E3 2016 in full swing, there's plenty of hype around the latest gaming technology, consoles, and games - not to mention the huge advances in VR technology. If you've ever dreamed of building your own games and getting in on the action, here's your chance—right now, you can save hundreds on …

like VR glasses - Business

Shenzhen Dlodlo Technologies Co Ltd, a startup engaged in virtual reality technology research and development, released VR glasses called "Glass V1", …

Shenzhen

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I called …

DJ Funk Flex explains why software DJs can't touch him, why he called out Drake

DJ Funk Flex still adheres to the unwritten rules of hip hop — and sometimes, that means calling someone out. Last July, Flex revealed on his Hot 97 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

V3 Virtual Reality Headset With 1080p Display Now Available From $130

If you are looking for an affordable standalone virtual reality headset you might be interested in the V3 VR headset which is now available to …

Virtual Reality

Euro 2016: Who Will Win? Artificial Intelligence, Probability And Neural Networks Being Used To Predict Winners

A lot can change in the space of six years: At the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Germany, match results were predicted by an octopus named Paul. As Euro …

Virtual Reality Actually Feels Real When It Uses Physics - MIT Technology Review

Virtual reality can be impressively immersive and realistic, but it’s still unusual to have experiences where you really, truly feel like you’re …

How does long-term marijuana use affect the brain?

Jason Redmond/Reuters<p>Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug — something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous anecdotal reports, as well as some studies, have linked marijuana with several purported health benefits, from pain relief to …

The Brain

WaterO brings reverse osmosis drinking water to the kitchen table

A month before Disrupt, Yu Zhou sent us an email titled, “We want to help solve the Flint water problem.” WaterO’s CEO wasn’t claiming to have the catchall solution to the lead problem plaguing the Michigan city, but his company was in a unique position to lend a hand.<p>Since then, the Los …

Neuroscience

This phone case lets an iPhone run Android

Developer Nick Lee is at it again<p>Developer Nick Lee has earned himself a reputation for putting weird and wacky operating systems on Apple gadgets, including Windows 95 on an Apple Watch. Now, he's gone the practical route of bringing a full-fledged version of Android to the iPhone. There's just …

Android Marshmallow

Stop Your Computer From Overheating by Stacking Copper Coins on It

Genius.<p>We've all been through the frustration of an uncomfortably hot computer - you're in the middle of a 3-hour dungeon crawl (or the fifth episode …

Everything We Know About Drug Addiction Is Wrong

Ask most people what causes drug addiction, and they’ll probably say drugs. According to this line of conventional wisdom, the pharmacological …

Drug Addiction

Neil DeGrasse Tyson says bad education creates Flat-Earthers

Technically Incorrect: The astrophysicist says kids simply aren't being taught critical thinking.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Real people can frustrate scientists.<p>Some real people believe that the Earth is a mere 6,000 years old.<p>Some, …

Robots Are Taking White Collar Jobs, Too

If you find yourself in court in the near future, your lawyer might be a robot.<p>We’ve all heard the predictions: robots are coming for our jobs. And …

The Future

This Gadget Claims It Can Give You the Power to Control Your Own Dreams

Wouldn't it be great if you could control your dreams? You'd never have nightmares again, and you could meet all your celebrity crushes. Well, …

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

The man behind HBO's virtual reality bet says these new glasses could replace going to a movie theater

Jules Urbach, the CEO of $300 million VR pioneer OTOY, has run into this problem over and over again. OTOY makes a suite of software that powers VR experiences, and the company has worked with heavyweights from Facebook's Oculus to HBO and Jon Stewart (who are working with OTOY's platform on …

Augmented Reality

The worlds most mysterious places! | Strange Unexplained Mysteries

The top 100 unexplained mysteries of the world<p>0 0<p>The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx (Egypt)<p>Although it is clear the pyramids were used for the …

Microsoft's FlashBack can bring high-quality VR to every low-end phone and laptop

Virtual Reality has a staggering number of potential applications from the obvious gaming and entertainment angle to education and communication …

4 Wearable Products That I Can't Wait To Wear This Year

With the release of Oculus Rift came a whole new genre of gaming. Joining in the ranks of gaming technology that preceded Virtual and Augmented Reality, the technology powering VR and AR is truly helping define the future of gaming itself. But the truth is that VR and AR are influencing much more …

Augmented Reality

How To Stop Your Phone From Being Hacked

If you’ve ever forgotten your phone or left it at home for the day, you will have realised just how much you use it. On average, we check our mobile …

Mobile

15 Impossibly Cool Products Every Parent Needs To Own

Gadgets and gizmos a-plenty, just for kids.

Britain is most corrupt country on Earth, says Mafia expert Roberto Saviano

He has spent more than a decade exposing the murderous criminal underworld of the Italian Mafia, but journalist Roberto Saviano believes that Britain is the most corrupt country in the world.<p>The author of international bestsellers Gomorra and ZeroZeroZero, has lived under police protection since …

Europe

Budget VR 101: How To Get PC VR Streaming To A Phone

As high-end VR headsets amass more and more killer applications, enthusiasts on a budget have been sitting on the sidelines, waiting for a more …

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

When she gazed into a microscope and saw these ubiquitous cells with their spidery tentacles, she did what most neuroscientists had been doing for generations: she looked right past them and focused on the rest of the brain tissue, just as you might look through specks of dirt on a windshield.<p>"What …

Neuroscience