Eduardo Bianco

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Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Dementia

The Oil Market Problem No One Is Talking About -- Yet

If the oil industry doesn’t do something soon, there could be big problems in just a few short years.<p>At the moment, the world has more than enough …

Oil Prices: Next Stop $85 a Barrel?

With crude recently entering a new bull market, analysts are turning decidedly bullish.<p>What a difference some new data makes. A few months ago, …

Solving "only 2% can answer this question" problems with Machine Learning

<i>This article originally appeared on kasperfred.</i><p>You know these internet memes that say if you can solve the question they ask, you are a certified …

A Thorny Debate in Plate Tectonics May Finally Be Resolved

Scientists believe they’ve answered: How deep is a continental plate?<p>“In the grand scheme of things, plate tectonics is a young theory,” says Brian Savage, a seismologist at the University of Rhode Island. “The plate-tectonic theory is 50 or 60 years old. That’s not old. I always tell my students …

Earth Science

Why Do Electric Vehicles Only Have 1 Gear?

Engineering Explained, in partnership with the Formula E, explained the topic of a single-gear transmission, a set-up typically utilized in electric …

How To Become A Machine Learning Engineer: Learning Path

We will walk you through all the aspects of machine learning from simple linear regressions to the latest neural networks, and you will learn not …

A Quick Comparative Study Of 3 Small Permian 'Pure' Plays: Q2 2017 Performance

<i>This article is an excerpt of a research report previously published as part of The Upstream Oil Hub, our exclusive service at Marketplace on Seeking</i> …

Big Players In Tough Times - Oil Majors Q2 Results

Welcome to Studio E14, LLC's major North American oil and gas company breakdown. In this overview write-up, we will examine earnings of top oil and …

Saudi Arabian Oil Is Running Out And That Will Affect Long-Term Oil Markets

Saudi Arabia is an Arab country occupying the majority Arabian Peninsula. The country is the fifth largest country in Asia, but is composed mostly of …

Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants And Andurand's Call For $100 Oil In 2020

<b>Welcome to the welcoming the new god edition of Oil Markets Daily!</b><p>In an article we wrote on August 3 titled, "Bidding Farewell to the 'Oil God'", we …

If The Earth's Core Is So Hot, Why Doesn't It Melt?

It's a mystery that has puzzled generations of scientists: at the very center of our planet, within a liquid outer core, is a Pluto-sized orb of …

Nate Silver: 'Bubble mentality' is affecting the way we understand data

The 2016 presidential election led many to second guess the soundness of political polling. But Nate Silver, the editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, says the polls are just fine. It's the media and the public who could use a Stats 101 lesson.<p>In the media world specifically, Silver said, "a bubble …

Google X unveils new company for geothermal energy, Dandelion

The company is already signing up customers for their affordable and easy-to-install home geothermal energy system<p>Alphabet’s “moonshot factory” is slinging out a new independent company dedicated to bringing affordable home geothermal energy to the masses: Dandelion. For years, the popularity of …

New York State

6 of the World's Top 12 Oil Producers Aren't in OPEC

While the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries does control a large fraction of the oil market, it's far from cornering it.<p>According to …

Brazil Has 30 Billion Barrels of Deepwater Oil -- and It's Super Cheap

The South American nation's offshore oil formations may be cost-competitive with American shale -- for now.<p>The crash in crude oil prices and …

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

Universe

Offshore Drillers - Are We About To Experience An Oil Rally Again?

A file photo of Saudi Arabia's oil minister Khalid Al-Falih. Photo: Reuters<p><b>Investment Thesis:</b><p>The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries or …

How Do You Know A Developer Is Doing A Good Job?

Evaluation of developers is an important topic for anyone involved in software development. Many developers care a great deal about career growth or …

Software Development

OPEC Has 3 Options And None Of Them Look Good

It has now been almost 6 months since OPEC first decided to cut their output by 1.2 mmbd. Even non-OPEC countries like Russia joined them, …

11 Unusual Reasons You're Habitually Late (and How to Master the Clock) | Inc.com

You're multitasking so much that you lose your sense of whether you're doing what's necessary to stay on schedule. This might be because of personal goals, requests from others or the feeling that you're wasting time if you're not using every second.<p>Your internal clock is off and tells you that …

Self-help

OPEC Still Fundamentally Misunderstands U.S. Oil Industry

A new report from OPEC estimates that crude oil production from non-OPEC nations will increase by 950,000 barrels per day during 2017. This is a dramatic increase from last month’s estimate of a non-OPEC rise of 580,000 during the year.<p>This new, much higher estimate has raised concerns within the …

10 Creepy Sounds Recorded in Space by NASA

Spacecraft traveling to the far reaches of the solar system pick up some spooky sounds.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

SOFIA Confirms Nearby Planetary System is Similar to Our Own

PALMDALE, Calif. (NASA PR) — NASA’s flying observatory, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, recently completed a detailed …

Engineering the atmosphere: Is it possible? And would it prevent catastrophe, or cause it?

<b>(Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>It may be possible to alter the atmosphere and create “global dimming.” But is the solution worse than the problem?<p>Phil Torres<p>May 6, 2017 6:00pm (UTC)<p>As many readers are well aware, the prospects of a livable planet for future generations went from bad to worse after the 2016 …

Climate Change

Fracking isn't contaminating groundwater, study finds

A major anti-fracking argument by environmentalists may not have the facts to back it up, a new study conducted by Duke University found.<p>Fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, according to the peer-reviewed study published this month in a European journal.<p>“Based on …

The Gulf states are turning to Asia in a big way. Here’s why it matters.

King Salman of Saudi Arabia recently wrapped up a four-week, five-country visit to Asia that highlighted the rapidly growing density and complexity of ties between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Asian states. Largely under the radar, these growing ties between the Gulf and Asia have the …

Economic Development

Large asteroid is going to come ‘very close’ to Earth: NASA

It’s a close encounter that’s almost earth-shattering.<p>A large asteroid will fly close to our planet this month but scientists are promising …

Space

Hundreds of oil rigs will be decommissioned over the coming years, at enormous cost to taxpayers. Why not use British workers and expertise to do it?<p>To witness the beginning or end of a great industry or a way of living isn’t unusual. Each generation has its list of comings and goings – great …

North Sea

Spills From Fracking Are Worse Than We Imagined

An alarming new study has identified 6,600 chemical spills related to hydraulic fracturing in just four US states over a ten year period. The finding …