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The Ultimate Chocolate Cake for True Chocoholics

When you're celebrating National Chocolate Cake Day, you need to pull out all the stops. Sure, a simple chocolate cake with chocolate frosting would …

Scientists have created the first human-pig 'chimera'

Cells from a human have been combined with those of a pig for the first time to create a hybrid chimera. The work could eventually lead to the …

Biotechnology

The CEO of this Swedish payment business says Trump and Brexit could actually be good for business

"Almost," he told Business Insider at the "Economist: Finance Disrupted" conference in London this week.<p>"Isn't it so sad that you've got the younger generation that has been brought up with the amazing promise of Europe. All of us have lived and travelled and worked where we want. Then the older …

Here's what a credit or ATM card skimmer looks like — and the one trick to use to protect yourself

Did you know that your credit card information and — worse! — your debit card account details can be accidentally compromised by your own hand?<p>The …

Artificial intelligence can spot skin cancer as well as a trained doctor

Researchers at Stanford University have created an AI algorithm that can identify skin cancer as well as a professional doctor. The program was trained on nearly 130,000 images of moles, rashes, and lesions using a technique known as deep learning. It was then tested head-to-head against 21 human …

How to ace every exam you ever take

Mocks are over and the Easter holidays are on the horizon, which means the number of parents fretting over their children’s revision schedules – and whether they’ll get the grades they need – is growing apace. For many, a place at Oxbridge is the desired reward for that hard work. It might seem …

List-Worthy

Meet The 5 Teams That Are Launching To The Moon This Year

The race is on - the five finalist teams in the Google Lunar XPRIZE have been set, and they all have rocket launch contracts to go to the Moon in …

This high-tech bracelet can track your emotions throughout the day — here's how it works

That's what Palo Alto, California-based Sentio believes, anyway, and it's built a tool to help you do just that.<p>Sentio's yet-to-be-released Feel wristband is a discreet wearable device that keeps track of your emotions throughout the day. It's designed to log how you're feeling (with the aid of a …

China Approaching the Limits of Currency Management

The People’s Bank of China has historically exercised great control over domestic Renminbi valuation, but the traditional tools used for currency …

When Machines Know How You're Feeling: The Rise Of Affective Computing

The clinical, emotionless computer or robot is a staple of science fiction, but science fact is starting to change: computers are getting much better at understanding emotions.<p>As we turn to computers, smart devices and robots to do more and more functions that have always been the exclusive domain …

Computer Science

Before photographs, these amazing illustrations showed us what deep space looks like

Meet Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, the French dilettante artist who gave us Jupiter<p>In the 19th century, science was still an amateur’s game. Any …

Art

The Algorithmic Photojournalist

We live in a world awash with more information than we can survey, let alone digest. Increasingly we rely on automation to make sense of this …

Journalism

'I've Helped Thousands Of People Get In Shape—This Is The Fastest Way To See Results' | Women's Health

<i>“Hate dieting? Lose weight fast and eat the foods you love with the Cookie Diet!”</i><p><i>“Never work out again. Build a toned stomach without moving a muscle—just buy this abs-sculpting electrical belt for 3 easy payments of $9.99!”</i><p><i>“Need to lose weight? Simply sprinkle weight loss crystals on your food and</i> …

Robotic Fabricator Could Change the Way Buildings Are Constructed - MIT Technology Review

Back in the 1970s, robots revolutionized the automotive industry, performing a wide range of task more reliably and quickly than humans. More …

Engineering

These smart locks will let you ditch your keys

You don't need a key if you've got a connected deadbolt on your front door -- and your options are continuing to grow.<p>Keys are a time-tested means of access, but they won't do you much good if you leave them inside on your way out the door.<p>Today's crop of smart locks ($120.00 at Amazon.com) think …

Home Automation

Why Do We Get Fat? Sugar, Says Science Writer Gary Taubes

“You’ve got sugar always at the scene of the crime.”<p><b>David Ludwig</b>, MD, PhD., is a practicing endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, professor …

Asteroid Mining Sounds Hard, Right? You Don’t Know the Half of It

The commercial space industry pushes a particular brand of optimism. Its urge to inspire manifests as soaring soundtracks to three-minute …

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey …

Artificial Intelligence

The author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek' explains the 4-word daily reminder that makes him more productive

After his 2007 productivity guide "The 4-Hour Workweek" became a bestseller, Tim Ferriss dedicated his career to studying a wide variety of experts at the top of their fields.<p>His new book, "Tools of Titans," is a collection of the best lessons he's learned from over 100 highly successful people.<p>It …

Americans are rejecting the 'homeschool myth' — and experts say the misunderstood education might be better than public or charter schools

During Betsy DeVos' recent three-hour confirmation hearing to become President Donald Trump's education secretary, charter schools came up no fewer than 60 times. Homeschooling was mentioned once.<p>Charter schools have become a significant part of the US public-education system and now educate 2.5 …

In search of the stroke detector

Stroke, or “brain attack”, is the third biggest killer in the western world, after cancer and heart failure. The life-changing effects associated with this simple, Anglo-Saxon word are readily explained: a stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted by a blood vessel either …

Medical Research

There's an easy way to tell if you're talking to an expert or a faker

When your job is to write about science, you end up talking to a lot of experts and a (hopefully smaller) number of people who are making things up as they go along.<p>Experts are frustrating. They stand on top of mountains of knowledge, only to point at the horizon and say <i>There's so much we have yet</i> …

Replication

The new robot revolution will take the boss's job, not the gardener's

Guy Ryder is an old hand at Davos. The director general of the International Labour Organisation has seen it all: the years when the global business elite is brimful of confidence and the years, such as 2017, when the top 1% of the top 1% is fretful.<p>Ryder detected parallels with 2009, when the …

Economics

The Best and Worst Presidential Memoirs

Jefferson set an impossibly high standard for subsequent presidents in many areas, including memoir. No one matched him until Grant, and since then …

Books

I Practiced Hygge and It's Kind of the Best Thing Ever

“Do Hot Pockets count as hygge?” I ask my husband on our first night of practicing the Danish way-of-life-turned-phenomenon pronounced <i>HOO-gah</i>, and …

Inside a Moneymaking Machine Like No Other

<b>Sixty miles east</b> of Wall Street, a spit of land shaped like a whale’s tail separates Long Island Sound and Conscience Bay. The mansions here, with …

Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence Hedge Funds Outperforming Humans | Investopedia

Quantitative investing, one of the latest paths available to hedge fund managers and incorporating computer analytics in innovative new ways in order …

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …