Levi Kaus

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Humans and supernova-born neutron stars have similar structures, discover scientists

As atoms in our bodies were made in stars millions of years ago, it’s been common to propose that we are, in fact, made of stars. Another …

Physics

Google Home Brings Artificial Intelligence to Your Living Room

Google Home's compact and stylish speaker features the tech giant's mighty Google Assistant. It's powered by artificial intelligence, which allows it to not only perform tasks and answer questions, but also get better with time.<p>Alexa better watch her back. Google just launched Google Home, a …

Elon Musk thinks we need a 'popular uprising' against the fossil fuel industry

The film features interviews with scientists, policy makers, and others working to combat the emissions that are dangerously destabilizing our climate.<p>Musk discussed his vision for a global shift toward more localized, clean energy system of solar panels and batteries.<p>But he said the power of the …

Watch IBM Watson Suggest Treatments for a Cancer Patient

No human could possibly read the entirety of medical literature, personal health records, and case file histories that might inform a doctor’s …

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Study Deep Learning And Artificial Intelligence Online Now

We welcome our new robot overlords.<p>Artificial intelligence is getting faster, smarter, and more common all the time, but how does AI learn how to …

Artificial Intelligence

Machines Can Now Recognize Something After Seeing It Once - MIT Technology Review

Most of us can recognize an object after seeing it once or twice. But the algorithms that power computer vision and voice recognition need thousands …

Artificial Intelligence

World's first zero-emission hydrogen train to begin operations in Germany

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first hydrogen powered, emission-free train is set to go into service in Germany in 2017 -- a ground-breaking innovation that could signal the phasing out of heavily polluting, diesel-powered trains.<p>The first "hydrail", or hydrogen-powered train, will begin transporting …

Hot tips for getting your compost pile cooking

Q. <b>Dear Umbra,</b><p><b>I’m tired of my compost not cooking. Can I just bury it around my plants and pull the stray volunteer seedling that emerges?</b><p><b>Kristina</b></b> …

Ikea is now selling hydroponic gardening kits

Ikea is betting on indoor gardening.<p>The furniture retailer is introducing a line of products, part of the Krydda/Växer collection, that'll help you start your own indoor hydroponic garden. Unlike regular gardens, hydroponic systems don't use soil to grow plants — only water. That water is filled …

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Plumeria trees (Plumeria spp.), sometimes called the tree of love, perfume the air via a profuse production of white, pink, red, bronze or yellow flowers over a long season. Evergreen or semi-evergreen in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11, plumeria must be …

Plants

Inside the Jet Propulsion Laboratory: NASA's Crazy, Kooky, Legendary Research Facility

At 2:00 a.m. in the blond hills of La Cañada Flintridge, California, one house stands lit among the others—an open eye in a sleeping town. Bryn Oh, the woman who lives in the house, helps her son Devyn, eight, walk his bike to the parking lot of the high school across the street. Devyn, who just …

New Flexible Solar Panels Could Be Put on Pretty Much Anything

The panels are almost as efficient as traditional rigid panels, and could be built into curtains or clothing.<p>Researchers from Virginia Tech have developed a thin, flexible solar panel that rivals current solar technology. Their results will be published in the journal <i>ACS Energy Letters</i>.<p>The new …