Aaron Wei

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Scientists have developed a tiny robot prototype to that could help fight disease in the future

A new study released today in the journal Nature Communications details just how scientists are hoping to transform modern medicine with very tiny robots.<p>Selman Sakar from EPFL and Hen-Wei Huang from ETHZ have worked together to create prototypes of nanosized robots that could actually enter human …

Scientists Assert That They've Found A Way to "Reverse Menopause"

Reversal of Menopause?<p>As women get older, their fertility rates drop as well, with their ovaries releasing less and less eggs until it finally comes …

Dubai Future Accelerators will change the world

285shares<p><b>H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum</b>, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has launched the Dubai …

Innovation

The dark web may be the only thing to keep your smart home safe

It may have an ominous name, but the dark web (or Tor) may soon become your dark knight in shining armor. Earlier this week, the Guardian Project, a …

Boys at U.K. High School Wear Skirts to Protest Shorts Ban

Four boys at a school in East Sussex, England wore skirts to school this week in protest after they were reprimanded for wearing shorts on a …

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How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

Jupiter came this close to being Earth's second, blood-red sun

But if things had gone a bit differently during the emergence of our solar system, the Juno mission wouldn't be a trip to a planet at all — but a visit to Earth's second local star.<p>Jupiter, according to NASA, is composed of similar materials to the sun: mostly hydrogen and helium. And it was the …

DNA of Tiny Lemurs Shows Big Changes in Madagascar’s Landscape

Scientists comparing the genes of five teeny lemur species found that, once upon a time, the animals’ disparate habitats were all connected. They …

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'Largest-ever' new map of universe shows 1.2 million galaxies

A new map reveals our universe is more massive than we realize. Astronomers with the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS), a Sloan Digital …

Galaxies

New discoveries about photosynthesis may lead to solar cells of the future - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

For the first time, researchers have successfully measured in detail the flow of solar energy, in and between different parts of a photosynthetic …

Algae Biofuel Doubters Get The Brush-Off From US Energy Department

<b>Published on</b> July 18th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>0<p>Algae Biofuel Doubters Get The Brush-Off From US Energy Department<p>July 18th, 2016 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>When Elon …

NIH scientists discover that defective HIV DNA can encode HIV-related proteins - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Investigators from the National Institutes of Health have discovered that cells from HIV-infected people whose virus is suppressed with treatment …

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Robot runs over toddler in shopping centre

<b>Security robots at a shopping centre in Silicon Valley have been taken off duty after one of them ran over a toddler.</b><p>His mother told ABC News the robot had hit her son's head, "he fell down on the floor, and the robot did not stop".<p>The 16-month-old, Harwin Cheng, was left with swelling to his right …

The Pokémon Fad Shows the Unnerving Future of Augmenting Reality

On a recent summer evening, something strange happened in Prospect Park in Brooklyn. As usual, joggers zipped along the edge of Long Meadow and dog …

50 million year old mushroom found trapped in amber

A 50 million year old mushroom has been found trapped in amber, the first ever discovered.<p>The Eocene fungus was captured in time alongside the exoskeleton of a small insect, and the hair of a rodent.<p>Scientists say that the little tableaux gives an fascinating insight into life shortly after the …

Paleontology

Scientists Have Built a Microbial Fuel Cell That Runs Without External Power

Microbes that poop electricity could be the next batteries.<p>For the first time, scientists have built a microbial fuel cell that produces an …

BMW and Intel plan robot car production

<b>BMW, Intel and computer vision firm Mobileye have signed a deal to develop autonomous vehicles.</b><p>The three firms will collaborate on the systems needed to make cars that can navigate without any help from a human driver.<p>The vehicles will be capable of driving safely along major roads as well as in …

Faraday Future Has Entered the World of Auto Racing

Faraday Future, the electric car startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, is getting into the auto racing business.<p>The company on Friday …

Waterford scientists find way to boost good vision

New research suggests that it may be possible to improve the eye sight of people who already have 20/20 vision, just by giving them dietary …

Medical Research

Red, White, and Blue in Space Photography

The image above might look like something many Americans will see at a 4th of July fireworks display. They depict a single galaxy, named the Southern …

HP Spectre review: an ultra shiny, ultra portable MacBook competitor

If you’re looking for a premium, ultraportable laptop, there aren’t many options to be found in the Windows world. Apple’s been owning this segment of the laptop market for so long that it almost feels like other companies have given up. But they haven’t, and HP is trying its hardest to change that …

Shawn Mendes' New Tattoo Plays Tricks On Your Eyes

Shawn Mendes' new tattoo, his first, needs to be seen to be believed — and probably more than once.<p>As <i>Teen Vogue</i> points out, at first glance, the …

How a Young Fashion Designer Got Cannes Lions Buzzing With This Mysterious Dress

CANNES, France—When thousands of marketers descend on Cannes, the resulting chaos of banners, displays and branded freebies can overwhelm the senses. …

Obduction revives the Myst experience for virtual reality

Myst creator Rand Miller wants to abduct you.<p>Miller’s newest game, Obduction, raised $1,321,306 on Kickstarter, and follows in the legacy of Miller’s Myst and Raven, two now legendary PC puzzle games. Combined, the two hits have sold over 12 million copies are among the best-selling PC games in …

Virtual Reality

Ernie Els dunked an iron shot into the hole without the ball ever bouncing

Ernie Els hit a shot of legend. A shot of fable. Something we’ve hardly ever seen before. It’s not like chip-ins are a new thing, but the distance and lack of any rolling puts this on a whole other level.<p>It’s the sound of this one. It’s like he hit the flag with a baseball bat. Not bad for a …

Golf

Bill Nye: Is Reality Just a Computer Simulation? Here's What Science Tells Us

Are we living in a holographic simulation created by a supercomputer beyond our comprehension? That question occurs again and again in science …