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NASA Has Found Some of The Biggest And Oldest Black Holes We've Ever Seen

From the early moments of our Universe.<p>NASA has picked up intense gamma ray signals coming from a set of ancient galaxies. The gamma rays are being …

Machine learning powers Bizible’s new custom attribution solution

Machine learning is starting to infiltrate all areas of marketing technology, and that’s probably a good thing. There are hundreds of high-waste, menial tasks that can be handled better by machines, leaving marketers to do what they do best.<p>But when it comes to proving that what you’re doing is …

Machine Learning

Airbus Is About To Build A Self-Flying Electric Robo-Taxi

With eight rotors on a pair of tilting wings, the Vahana prototype has the sci-fi look you’d expect.<p>If you think self-driving cars are futuristic, imagine them flying overhead. That’s what European aerospace titan Airbus has done in designing its Vahana electric, autonomous plane, which can fly a …

Quantum computing breakthrough could help 'change life completely', say scientists

Scientists claim to have produced the first-ever blueprint for a large-scale quantum computer in a development that could bring about a technological …

83 rare genetic mutations found to affect a person’s height

Researchers have pinpointed 83 rare genetic variants that may directly affect a person’s height. These variants, described in a study published today in <i>Nature</i>, don’t occur very often, but some were found to be associated with height differences of up to two centimeters (0.78 inches).<p>Experts have …

NASA twins show that space flight changes human genes

NASA has discovered a brilliant way to figure out what happens to humans’ bodies while they are in Space.<p>It has been monitoring identical twins – one …

How an Interstellar Starship Could Actually Explore Alpha Centauri

Last year, Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner hatched an ambitious plan to send a tiny probe to the Alpha Centauri star system. …

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is — or once was — a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

Physics