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What happens if astronauts get sick in space?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors can't make house calls to the International Space Station, but even if they could, Earth's routine practices like setting up an IV, taking a blood sample or even keeping a wound clean are incredibly difficult.<p>Consider heart attacks. Even the healthiest astronauts could suffer …

Nasa has found 10 new planets that could host alien life

Ten potentially habitable worlds have been announced today by Nasa. They are part of a group of 219 exoplanets revealed by the space agency in its …

Astronomy

Kik CEO explains why its doing an ICO instead of venture fundraising

Ted Livingston, CEO of messaging app Kik, spoke on stage at TechCrunch’s event in Shenzhen, China on Tuesday. Moderator Jon Russell asked him about why the company is doing an initial coin offering (ICO), a newly popularized method of fundraising.<p>It’s “a way to raise funding” and “a way to get …

Lyft says all of its self-driving electric cars will be powered by ‘100% renewable energy’

We’re going to rock down to electric avenue<p>Lyft likes to set lofty goals for itself. Last year, one of the ride-hail company’s founders went on record predicting that “a majority” of Lyft’s trips will be in self-driving cars by 2021. Now Lyft says it wants to be less of a pollutant, too. The …

First virtual reality gaming experience in Northern Ireland opens in Co Armagh

The first virtual reality gaming centre in Northern Ireland has opened in county Armagh.<p>Alt Esc is the brainchild of Chris Canavan and he has …

How to Apply Artificial Intelligence to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic - ExtremeTech

By on June 12, 2017 at 9:20 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>None of us is as wise as all of us, …

Tim Cook confirms Apple is working on self-driving cars

Apple CEO Tim Cook has, for the first time, confirmed the company's plans for developing self-driving cars.<p>"We're focusing on autonomous systems," …

Ethics And Artificial Intelligence With IBM Watson's Rob High

<i>Listen to The Modern Customer Podcast with Rob High here.</i><p>Artificial intelligence seems to be popping up everywhere, and it has the potential to change nearly everything we know about data and the customer experience. However, it also brings up new issues regarding ethics and privacy. <br>One of the …

Humans Brains Could Be Connected To Computers If Elon Musk's Neuralink Is Approved

Connecting the human brain to computers is quickly becoming one of the hottest ideas in Silicon Valley, with Tesla's Elon Musk and Facebook's Mark …

Artist re-creates the birthplace of artificial intelligence

For three months the artist-in-residence of Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute turned his office into a rather unassuming room that …

Lingmo language translator earpiece powered by IBM Watson

Australian start-up, Lingmo International, has brought us one step closer to the science-fiction dream of a universal translator earpiece. The …

The Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Talking about artificial intelligence is in season for Europe’s corporate executives. Just don’t mention its shortcomings.<p>The C-suite is eager to …

Artificial Intelligence

UK election: 2 Sikh MPs add to record Indian set in House of Commons

There is much delight in Britain’s Sikh community over the election of Preet Kaur Gill – the first Sikh woman MP – and Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi – the …

Conservative Party

SA fintech startup FinChatBot expanding to France, Kenya

<b>South African fintech startup FinChatBot, an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot for the financial industry, is in the process of expanding</b> …

RBI keeps its door open to cut rates, is watchful of incoming data

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India, Pak get ready to join Shanghai Cooperation Organisation – and future joint military exercises

While Indian and Pakistani military officials have served together under the United Nations flag, this will be a rare occasion — when that happens — …

Artificial intelligence takes on white-collar duties

Maybe it's unfair that some people think tax lawyers have the personality of a robot, but Benjamin Alarie considers that to be a plus.<p>A Yale-trained lawyer himself, Mr. Alarie's Toronto firm, Blue J Legal, harnesses artificial (or augmented) intelligence (AI) to help lawyers and their clients work …

Lenovo to ramp up investment in artificial intelligence - Business

Chinese leading PC giant Lenovo Group Ltd will step up its efforts to develop artificial intelligence (AI) to boost its existing business as well as …

Sony Built A Craft Set For The Coding Generation

It’s hard to describe exactly what Toio is, but we like it.<p>In an era of STEM “toys” that forget toys are supposed to be fun, the weird side of Sony has showed up to save the day.<p>Toio is a new game console by Sony, but it’s not for your typical video games like the PlayStation 4. Instead, the …

An Introduction to Progressive Image Rendering

Images play important roles in websites, helping to improve conversions, enhance user experience and increase their engagement. There’s almost …

Web Development

Live stream: Astronauts on ISS rendezvous with Dragon on SpaceX resupply mission

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will attach to the International Space Center Monday morning on its eleventh commercial resupply mission to the ISS. NASA astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson will grapple Dragon. Live coverage of the rendezvous will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET, with the capture expected …

Space Exploration

Hyperscale cloud giants sought as tenants for Scotland's 'largest' datacentre build

Developers of the newly opened site are hoping to follow Ireland's lead by positioning Scotland as a place where the hyperscale cloud giants can set …

Ireland

Our sketch of an Elite Praetorian Guard from Star Wars

How to Sync Your Place in an E-book Across Devices in Kindle App on iPhone

One of my favorite features of my Kindle device and the Kindle app on my iPhone and iPad is the ability to read a book on one device, then set the device down, only to pick up a different device, open the book and continue reading from the same place. I tend to use my Kindle Paperwhite at home for …

New experiment hopes to revise our understanding of the universe

Scientists at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have begun the latest chapter in the quest to explain how the universe works at the smallest, most invisible levels of particle physics. They're doing so with the help of a very large and well-traveled superconducting electromagnet.<p>On May 31, the …

Serverless computing takes another step forward

Twilio's new Functions tooling brings serverless computing to a pioneer of the API economy.<p>Last week at its Signal event in San Francisco, Twilio …

iOS 11: 6 things we want to see in Apple's new iPhone software

On Monday evening, Apple will give us a first look at iOS 11, its annual update to the iPhone and iPad operating system. It won’t be fully available to the public until later this year when the new iPhone comes out, but is released for developers to get their apps up to speed.<p>We haven’t heard much …

Reliance on Foreign Tech Puts Strain on China’s Genetics Market

In 2007, Shanghai launched a project called Eastern Scholars, which provided funding to lure distinguished academics to the city to reinvigorate academic programs at top universities. The program provided the impetus for my 2009 move to Fudan University, where I ran the nanofabrication lab. Now, …

Apple’s ‘Files’ app for iOS 11 appears on App Store ahead of WWDC

Apple’s big Worldwide Developers Conference keynote kicks off in just over 10 hours, and the company itself may have let slip a major piece of news. As spotted by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, the iOS App Store currently has a placeholder listing for an Apple-developed app called Files. The …

The Mind-Matter Duality: Is The Human Mind Capable Of Manipulating Our Physical World

Lucien Hardy is a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada. Hardy was always asking questions, gathering information, looking for …