Evan Linderman

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Human body has gone through four stages of evolution

Research into 430,000-year-old fossils collected in northern Spain found that the evolution of the human body's size and shape has gone through four …

Is a Cambrian Explosion Coming for Robotics?

Illustration: IEEE SpectrumThe author argues that when the growth of robot capabilities begins in earnest, it will likely be explosive—a Cambrian …

Why Magnetars Should Freak You Out

<i>Paul Sutter is a research fellow at the Astronomical Observatory of Trieste and a visiting scholar at The Ohio State University's Center for</i> …

Nextbit's Robin is an Android phone that never runs out of storage

Can sharp design and free cloud storage help the Robin stand out?<p>No matter what smartphone you have, all of them work within some concrete limitations. The battery can only last so long, the screen can only be so big, and the internal storage can only hold so much data. Some phones let you use …

NASA footage shows unexplained beams of light directed towards Earth

Every few days we come up with reports of unexplained sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) on and around Earth and a latest such sighting …

Nanotech could rid cattle of ticks, with less collateral damage

If you've ever used tick medicine on your dog, then you're probably aware of how toxic the stuff is. Well, it's used on cows too, and it can end up …

New Human Prion Disease Identified

<b>Multiple System Atrophy is described as first new human prion disease identified in 50 years.</b><p>Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a neurodegenerative …

Neuroscience

Donald Trump and Jeb Bush are taking their war to the next level

Bush's attack ad purports to reveal the "real" Trump and features a series of clips from years-old interviews in which the real-estate mogul describes more liberal beliefs than he now holds.<p>"I'm very pro-choice," Trump says in one clip.<p>"You'd be shocked if I said that, in many cases, I probably …

Nvidia launches Grid 2.0 virtual desktop technology with support for 128 users per server

Chipmaker Nvidia today announced the launch of Grid 2.0, the latest version of its desktop virtualization technology that companies can use to deploy graphics-heavy applications remotely to employees who are offsite.<p>Companies can buy servers packing Nvidia Grid boards and then use virtualization …

Virtualization

Medical school: Lessons in life – and death

For two years we've followed Tom Fordwoh in his bid to become a doctor. In this latest dispatch, he reveals how he survived his first year of medical school<p>Did you know that in the developing foetus, the heart begins to form above the primitive brain? Or that the marbled lungfish has a genome 20 …

Medical Journals

New Horizons: Pluto probe's next target chosen

<b>Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has a new target to aim for following its historic flyby of Pluto.</b><p>It is called 2014 MU69, and was one of two comet-like objects that were under consideration by scientists working on the mission.<p>The US space agency will now carry out a review of the plan before …

Solar System

Plasma Rocket Technology Receives NASA Funding Boost

A potential advancement in the United States' electric propulsion capability for the future of spaceflight is being underscored by a new NASA …

Space Exploration

'Nazi gold train' could be first of many hidden in Hitler's vast tunnel complex in Poland

Walbrzych in western Poland has been gripped by the decades-old mystery of missing Nazi gold trains<p>Experts in Poland have claimed that the apparent discovery of a German train thought to be packed with looted treasures could be the first of many, suggesting just a fraction of the vast tunnel …

History

Frederick Forsyth reveals MI6 spying past

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/entertainment/1190000/1190279_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524652636_f2e69936b662cd9b74f9c2ad5b91a2da<p><b>The Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth has revealed he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years.</b><p>The disclosure comes with the …

Cold War

Micro Robots Will Sense Toxins And Deliver Medicine

Straight out of a science fiction novel, nanoengineers from the Nanoengineering department at the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) have created 3D printed micro robots in the form of a small fish, called micro fish, as a proof-of-concept for detoxing and sensing toxins.<p>Researchers …

UC San Diego

Dreadnought 2050: Here's what the Navy of the future could be sailing

Plastic ships that can become see-through, electro-magnetic weapons with a range of hundreds of miles and torpedoes that travel at 300 knots, just some of the ideas for warships of the future<p>Warships of the future could be built from ultra-strong plastic and graphene, armed with weapons that fire …

Military

The story of the most important Cold War spy most people have never heard of

One of the most significant US intelligence operations in modern history took place in the heart of Soviet Moscow, during one of the most dangerous stretches of the Cold War.<p>From 1979 to 1985, a span that includes President Ronald Reagan's "evil empire" speech, the 1983 US-Soviet war scare, the …

Robot samurai is real: man, machine face off in swordplay

Forget SkyNet. This is the robot you should be looking out for. We’ve seen quite a few robotic arms that move and grip with grace and finesse to …

SpaceX records fall to Earth with a GoPro

When you drop a GoPro from space, two pretty obvious things happen.<p>One is that the camera gradually descends back to Earth, turning and twisting …

Dark Energy Renders 97% Of The Galaxies In Our Observable Universe Permanently Unreachable

When you look out at a star whose light arrives after traveling towards you for 100 years, you’re seeing a star that’s 100 light years away, due to the fact that the speed of light is finite. But when you look out at a galaxy whose light arrives after traveling towards you for a journey of <i>100</i> …

Galaxies

Designer Creates Font to Help Us Better Understand Dyslexia

It wasn't until his last year as a student at the London School of Communications that designer Daniel Britton was diagnosed with dyslexia. When he told his classmates and teachers about his disorder, they didn't fully understand how it felt. So, being a visual person, Britton created a way to show …

An insightful warning about the many unforeseen disasters technology might someday bring

<i>The following passage comes from "A Dangerous Master: How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control" by Wendell Wallach.</i><p>SOCIAL DISRUPTIONS, PUBLIC HEALTH AND ECONOMIC CRISES, environmental damage, and personal tragedies all made possible by the adoption of new technologies will increase …

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

Blueprint for a Better Human Body

People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species.<p>When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing: that her right leg is made out of carbon fiber and metal. It’s also part of her. “It is my right …

Smarter, cheaper technologies offer improved point-of-care medicine

New paper and flexible polymer substrates were combined with special sensing devices for rapid and accurate detection of HIV and other pathogens for …

A Look at 7 Amazing Future Inventions

Posted By Arafat Bin Sultan on May 5, 2015 | 0 comments<p>Future is always advanced and promises something more amazing than we experience today. …

Fossil Fuels

Articles about cove-purifies-your-water-smart-technology on Dwell.com - Dwell

A start-up wants you to ditch your Brita for good.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water each day—which...<p>Landscape architect Brennan Cox, principal of San Francisco–based Groundworks, explores the best approaches to …

San Francisco

Cardiovascular Advances to Watch in the Next Decade

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions …

5 Creepy Inventions of the Future

Posted By Arafat Bin Sultan on May 7, 2015 | 0 comments<p>Inventions are great, unless they are made to invade our privacy or hurt us. Although the …

Artificial Intelligence