Mircea Hlihor

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For the first time, a robot passed a medical licensing exam

A Robot Medical Professional<p>Experts generally agree that, before we might consider artificial intelligence (AI) to be truly intelligent —that is, on …

Nvidia Max-Q gives you high-powered PC gaming in a MacBook Air body

Hey, guess what? Gaming laptops don't have to weigh more than a newborn child anymore.<p>Nvidia's new "Max-Q" approach to design allows hardware …

Researchers Say They've Identified The Functions of Life's Earliest Genes

The 'chicken and egg' of evolution.<p>A new study on how genes function across the living world has added weight to the hypothesis that life on Earth …

In 1944, U.S. Bombers Blasted Nazi Troops — And Accidentally Killed Scores of Americans

Allied troops spent six bloody weeks stuck in dense hedgerows of Normandy after the D-Day landings, fighting the German Wehrmacht one cow pasture at …

How to never spill your coffee, according to science

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>I’m one of those people who is perpetually, somehow, covered in coffee. After about 30 seconds in my cup, my coffee inevitably comes out of it, turning the whole thing into a dripping mess.<p>So I was intrigued when I saw this recently published study, which gives a scientific …

TED Talks

Anthropocene: Planet Earth has entered new epoch, experts say

Planet Earth has entered a new epoch dubbed the Anthropocene because of the extent of humanity’s impact on the planet, according to a group of …

The Multiverse Idea Is Rotting Culture

What looks at first glance like an opening up of possibilities is actually an attack on the human imagination.<p>You might not like what I’m about to say about the multiverse. But don’t worry; you’ve already had your revenge. If there are an infinite number of parallel universes, there will be any …

Multiverse

Dark Matter, Dark Photons And The Fifth Force

The Universe is driven by four fundamental forces: gravity, electromagnetism and the strong and weak nuclear forces. The behavior of matter within the Universes governed by their interactions via these forces. If these four forces are truly the only forces there are, then by understanding these …