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Want a smarter phone? IBM and Samsung bring you: Nanosheets!

If you're frustrated that your smartwatch isn't that smart or your phone doesn't pack enough power, IBM and Samsung have some good news for you.<p>The allies have announced a technology they call nanosheets that should help shrink chip electronics by another notch, a move that's necessary to squeeze …

IBM Shows The World How To Build A Super Dense 5-Nanometer Chip

Two years after IBM created the world’s first 7 nanometer chip, the company said it has now developed a breakthrough process to build an even more densely-packed chip at 5nm.<p>The chip will pack 30 billion 5nm switches onto a chip the size of a fingernail. For context, IBM’s 7nm test chip packed 20 …

Moore's Law

Watch Samsung's 9.1-inch OLED display stretch without breaking

Oh no, it moves<p>An image of Samsung's new stretchable prototype display was everywhere last week. Now we've got split-screen video of the 9.1-inch OLED in action. Unlike the flexible OLED that embraces the Galaxy S8 chassis, Samsung says that its stretchable display has the elasticity to bend in two …

Physicists who created 'pure nothingness' say they detected something astonishing inside of it

According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum energy and particles that blink in and out of existence for a fleeting moment — strange signals that are known as quantum fluctuations.<p>For decades, there had only ever been indirect evidence of these …

Are Humans Really Nothing More Than a Bunch of Stardust?

New research carried out by astronomers has confirmed that, yes, humans are in fact made up largely of stardust. During their studies, the …

SpaceX is about to launch one of its final expendable rockets

Company betting on its "Block 5" version of the Falcon 9 for easy reusability.<p>After successfully returning to flight on January 14, SpaceX will make …

Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

This California startup wants to inject you with millennial blood for $8,000

If Jesse Karmazin is right, injecting you with the blood of the young is the key to slowing aging. If he’s wrong, you’ll still be old, but $8,000 poorer. And either way the story goes, you’ll technically be a vampire — so, there’s that.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly …

MIT's 'Moral Machine' wants you to decide who dies in a self-driving car accident

If there’s an unavoidable accident in a self-driving car, who dies? This is the question researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) want you to answer in ‘Moral Machine.’<p>The simplistic website is sort of like the famed ‘Trolley Problem’ on steroids. If you’re unfamiliar, according …

Autonomous Cars

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

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We’ve got human intelligence all wrong

When it comes to brainpower, we humans think our minds are the bees’ knees – but are we really much smarter than other animals?<p>The guests lining up outside a Brisbane gallery were not your typical culture vultures; in fact, until recently they’d never seen a painting in their life. But with just a …

Seafloor

Dark Universe starts 100 million light years away from Earth....

Dark Universe starts 100 million light years away from Earth. After flying to our own Milky Way Galaxy, visualized using the latest scientific data, …

Big-headed babies are likely to earn university degrees, scientists suggest

Babies born with big heads are likely to be more intelligent, a study has suggested.<p>Research has linked the size of a child’s head with their …

9 ways Tesla's Gigafactory will revolutionize the auto industry

This week, Tesla Motors officially unveils its massive new Gigafactory 1 at a grand opening event on July 29, 2016.<p>The ultimate objective of the first Gigafactory is simple, but it is not for the faint of heart. Battery costs are the most expensive component of electric vehicles, and the …