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New cancer vaccine is 100 percent successful in mouse model

Scientists have developed a new vaccine that — in conjunction with existing therapies — can not only treat aggressive melanoma, but also prevent its …

Immunotherapy

Joseph Stiglitz on artificial intelligence: 'We’re going towards a more divided society'

We’ve gone from a 60-hour working week to a 45-hour week and we could go to 30 or 25 Joseph Stiglitz<p>It must be hard for Joseph Stiglitz to remain an optimist in the face of the grim future he fears may be coming. The Nobel laureate and former chief economist at the World Bank has thought carefully …

Joseph Stiglitz

12 lessons you learn or regret forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that’s switching careers, going back to school, or walking away …

Success

How Faking Videos Became Easy and Why That's So Scary

A minute-long video of Barack Obama has been seen more than 4.8 million times since April. It shows the former U.S. president seated, with the …

Jordan Peele

How to protect your Wi-Fi network from hackers

The digital information age is pretty awesome. I can find the answer to almost anything in just a few seconds, I can look at a screen small enough to …

Restoring brain plasticity may hold key to reversing age-related cognitive decline

Normal aging is commonly associated with a variety of mild sensory and cognitive declines. Separate to any acute dementia-related disease, this …

Seven jobs you can do from home for more than $75,000

1. Marketing manager. Average salary: $63,250<p>Petri Oeschger | Moment | Getty Images<p>2. Software developer. Average salary: $69,580<p>Westend61 | …

Advertising is obsolete – here's why it's time to end it

Since it first became clear that Russian agents spent thousands of dollars a month on political advertising on social media in the runup to the 2016 …

Scientists Reverse Wrinkles, Restore Hair Growth In Mice. Implications Are 'Huge' For Aging Research

Though tales of its existence have been recounted around the globe for thousands of years, and legend has it that even Juan Ponce de Leon never found it, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) might have discovered the fountain of youth. And although it probably wouldn’t be in …

hair loss

A Heart Disease-Causing Parasite Is Starting to Infiltrate America

Doctors are being warned to stay vigilant for symptoms.<p>A parasitic disease commonly transmitted in the feces of a bloodsucking insect in South …

Nvidia’s using AI in chips to make video games even more realistic

Artificial intelligence is helping to crack the challenge of creating lifelike light and shadow effects in games.<p><b>The news:</b> Nvidia has just taken the …

Artificial Intelligence

Tumor-Destroying, Life-Expanding Cancer Treatment Wins Prize for 3 Scientists

Tumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies …

Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges

Of all the places to discover a lost city, this pleasing little community seems an unlikely candidate.<p>There are no vine-covered temples or impenetrable jungles here — just an old-fashioned downtown, a drug store that serves up root beer floats and rambling houses along shady brick lanes.<p>Yet there’s …

Archaeology

I've Hired Dozens of People During My Career — Here Are 8 Cover Letter Mistakes That Immediately Raised Red Flags

A cover letter can make or break your ability to land a job.<p>I’ve worked as a professional editor for women’s lifestyle websites for nearly a decade …

Elon Musk Is Broken, and We Have Broken Him

Of all the striking things about the interview with Elon Musk <i>The New York Times</i> published Thursday night—the tears, the lack of regrets over certain …

America's Waterways Have a Huge Problem With Contact Lenses

All those tiny discs add up.<p>Every day, 45 million Americans stuff slivers of flexible plastic into their eyes, hoping to look less like nerds. While …

10 Amazing Examples Of How Deep Learning AI Is Used In Practice?

You may have heard about deep learning and felt like it was an area of data science that is incredibly intimidating. How could you possibly get machines to learn like humans? And, an even scarier notion for some, why would we want machines to exhibit human-like behavior? Here, we look at 10 …

Deep Learning

Excavation Begins on a Truly Giant New Telescope

The bigger a telescope’s mirrors, the better resolution it has. Excavation has just begun on a new telescope that will be truly enormous, called the …

Researchers develop AI that can re-create real-world lighting and reflections

Ever shop online for carpet or fabric and wish you could tell what it looks like in real life? Thanks to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Inria Sophia Antipolis in France, you’re one step closer to being able to …

The World’s Most Disruptive Technology (That No One Is Talking About), Part II.

In our prior The World’s Most Disruptive Technology (That No One Is Talking About) post we portrayed the promise and peril of a potent new …

A Google recruiter shares the winning 3-part formula for resumes that get noticed

Google is a highly sought-after employer, fielding more than 50,000 applicants a week. Yet just a sliver of those applicants actually get hired, …

How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems

A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, …

Scientists may have uncovered exactly how eating certain vegetables can prevent colon cancer

Newsflash: Vegetables are good for you! OK, so this may not exactly be news, but a new study from a team of researchers at Imperial College London …

Why Tesla Dropped Nvidia's AI Platform For Self-Driving Cars And Built Its Own

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally let “the cat out of the bag” about his plans to replace Silicon Valley chipmaker Nvidia’s artificial intelligence (AI) system for self-driving cars with its own “super kick-ass” computer designed specifically for autonomous operation.<p><b>Tesla’s own AI</b> …

Machine Learning

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

New Supply Chain Jobs Are Emerging as AI Takes Hold

Companies are cutting supply chain complexity and accelerating responsiveness using the tools of artificial intelligence. Through AI, machine learning, robotics, and advanced analytics, firms are augmenting knowledge-intensive areas such as supply chain planning, customer order management, and …

Artificial Intelligence

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

Jeff Bezos Says Any Good Business Opportunity Has These 4 Qualities

Dreamy business offerings all have huge potential.<p><b>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said a "dreamy" business offering has at least four characteristics.</b>• <b><br>"Customers love it, it can grow to very large size, it has strong returns on capital, and it's durable in time," Bezos said in his 2014 letter to Amazon</b> …

These Are the 25 Highest-Paying Jobs in the U.S. Right Now

For the fourth consecutive year, the technology sector boasted the highest-paying jobs in the U.S., according to an annual report from …

Health Care

The AI detectives

As neural nets push into science, researchers probe back<p>Jason Yosinski sits in a small glass box at Uber's San Francisco, California, headquarters, …