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Google offers access to virtual 3D models of ancient monuments

Historic monuments around the world face threats from natural disasters, tourism and war, which is what led Ben Kacyra to found CyArk -- a non-profit organization working to scan and digitally archive ancient monuments. With laser scanning, photogrammetry, drone imaging and structured light …

Henry Rawlinson and the Mesopotamian Cuneiform

Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810-1895)<p>On April 11, 1810, British East India Company army officer, politician and Orientalist <b>Sir Henry Creswicke</b> …

Einstein's 'Dice of God' Has Been Used to Generate Truly Random Numbers

Unhackable.<p>Locking up super-secret information with digital encryption has become even more secure with the production of numbers that aren't just …

The Galaxy S9 is seeing real-world LTE speeds that make the iPhone X look antique

While the iPhone X might have been a trend-setting among Android phones in all the worst possible ways, Apple is far behind the curve when it comes …

Mobile

Samsung's Exynos 9610 chipset brings AI and 480fps video recording to the mid-range segment

Samsung has announced the latest chipset in the mid-range Exynos 7 Series, the Exynos 9610. Naming irregularities aside, there's a lot to like in the …

Ketone Ester: A "Superfuel" For the Elite and a Weird Trip for Everyone Else

The 'fourth nutrient' was created for soldiers, but I drank it anyway.<p>In November, the biohacking company HVMN revealed HVMN Ketone, a clear liquid …

What Lies Within the Permafrost Will Escape Within Decades, Warns NASA

Much of it will be released into the atmosphere by 2100.<p>The most pervasive human fear is the fear of the unknown. One of the things we know very …

Global Warming

Google moves toward quantum supremacy with 72-qubit computer

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> — Quantum computers are bulking up.Researchers from Google are testing a quantum computer with 72 quantum bits, or qubits, scientists …

Quantum Computing

Flu drug designed to kill the virus in a day approved in Japan

A new drug that its makers say will kill the flu virus in just a day, called Xofluza, just received a fast-tracked approval that could bring it to …

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour — and it's already being prototyped

Move over, Elon Musk. A German startup developing an electric, car-sized aircraft that can take off and land vertically just received a prestigious award — and the technology is seriously impressive.<p>Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 2015, Lilium is developing the aircraft as a new form of …

Breakthrough as scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells

Growing human organs inside other animals has taken another step away from science-fiction, with researchers announcing they have grown sheep embryos containing human cells.<p>Scientists say growing human organs inside animals could not only increase supply, but also offer the possibility of …

Genetics

A new study on the US officials who suffered brain injuries in Cuba makes their cases even more mysterious

No one knows exactly what caused the strange symptoms US diplomats in Cuba experienced after they reported hearing strange noises that some have linked to "sonic attacks."<p>But a new study of the victims of these mysterious phenomena suggests a new, disconcerting possibility: Some unknown force …

Semitransparent solar cells: a window to the future?

Can you see a window as you are reading this article?<p>Windows have been ubiquitous in society for centuries, filling our homes and workplaces with …

New desalination membrane produces both drinking water and lithium

Seawater is a complex cocktail of useful minerals, but it's hard to separate out the specific ones we need. Now, a team of scientists from Australia …

Wastewater

Massive crayfish that didn't exist 25 years ago are capable of cloning themselves — and it's terrifying scientists

<i>Video by Wochit News</i><p>A crayfish that is capable of cloning itself is taking over Europe — and scientists are taking note.<p>The marbled crayfish has a …

How Veteran-Owned Businesses Can Get Customers, Fast! | Inc.com

When most people think of fast-growing startups, they tend to think of the startups of Silicon Valley and the dynamic entrepreneurial hubs that have sprouted up in cities like Seattle, Austin and New York City. But the fact is that <b>veteran-owned startups are becoming one of the fastest-growing</b> …

Entrepreneurship

The Surprising Reason Toyota Just Patented a 'Cloaking Device'

From cloaking devices that conceal spaceships, to Harry Potter’s hand-me-down disappearing blanket, or even the One Ring and its power to conceal its wearer, invisibility is a staple in science fiction and fiction in general. Scientists have been hard at work, however, to bring such a technology …

Engineering

This "Living" Clothing Keeps You Cool by Breathing

Alive and Breathing<p>If it was up to a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the next trend in sportswear would be …

Juice takes another hit as a 'healthy' beverage

"Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefits over whole fruit for infants and children and has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children," the group states in its report in the journal Pediatrics.<p>The organization focuses on two main issues with the beverage: its high sugar content, …

Did Obama's Stimulus Plan Work?

What Was Obama's Stimulus Package?<p>Did Obama's Stimulus Plan Work?<p>Updated January 01, 2018<p>President Barack Obama outlined the economic stimulus …