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South Korea's Samsung Elec develops 'world's smallest' DRAM chip

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has developed the world's smallest DRAM chip, widening its technical lead on competitors as it tracks toward a record operating profit in 2017 driven by the semiconductor business.<p>The "second-generation" 10-nanometre class, 8-gigabit …

South Korea

Major League Soccer Playoffs 2017: Schedule, Seedings for MLS Cup

The schedule for the 2017 Major League Soccer Playoffs is set, with the top six teams from the Eastern and Western Conferences set to battle it out to determine who wins the MLS Cup on December 9.<p>The seedings for the playoffs were finalised on Sunday, the last day of the regular season, with the …

Sporting Kansas City

BioCatch founder Avi Turgeman on the philosophy of artificial intelligence

I live near my office in Boston, and I either walk or take the subway. Occasionally I use Uber. The Metro line into Boston is crowded but efficient …

'Tecmo Super Bowl 2017' returns with this year's rosters, and Tecmo Madison is back, too

The world championship of Tecmo Super Bowl returns in April<p>The modders of TecmoBowl.org have released their silver anniversary edition of <i>Tecmo Super Bowl</i>, an update to the game using all the players and teams of the NFL, celebrating the 25th birthday of one of the greatest console video games of …

NASA's Juno is about to reach Jupiter after a 5-year journey. I visited JPL before the big show.

Today is a big day for NASA. At 8:18pm Pacific, the Juno spacecraft headed for Jupiter will fire off its main thrusters and, if all goes well, begin …

Six Things Everyone Should Know About Quantum Physics

Quantum physics is usually just intimidating from the get-go. It’s kind of weird and can seem counter-intuitive, even for the physicists who deal with it every day. But it’s not incomprehensible. If you’re reading something about quantum physics, there are really six key concepts about it that you …

Quantum Mechanics

The First 'Assassin's Creed' Trailer Levels Up Video Game Movies

These graphics are so lifelike!<p>This is in-creed-ible.<p>Video game movies are often plagued by one minor problem: They're terrible. Something is just lost when you give up control of your character and can't go on 30 or 40 random side missions. And it's just bad, bad, bad, bad, bad.<p>So what the heck …

Assassin's Creed

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

Cooking

Goodyear's spherical, levitating tire proves nothing about autonomous cars will be normal

Self-driving cars are going to change the landscape of mobility so much that not even their <i>tires</i> are going to be normal. That is, if Goodyear is to …

20 images that will make you wonder why you have never travelled to Western Australia

WESTERN AUSTRALIA is one of the largest and most diverse states in the world with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres. A significant …

Australia

John Steinbeck's 1966 Plea To Create A NASA For The Oceans

In the September 1966 issue of Popular Science, author John Steinbeck made the case for giving deep-sea exploration the same attention as the space race.<p><i>Three years before the first humans landed on the moon, Nobel-prize winning author John Steinbeck published a passionate plea in</i> Popular Science</i> …

Literature