Anthony Escobar

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Nokia's first device after Microsoft is an iPad mini clone that runs Android

Nokia’s N1 is almost identical to the rear of the iPad mini thanks to careful placement of the camera, buttons, and headphone jack. Even the bottom of the device has the same speaker grills and what looks like a Lightning port, but is actually one of the first implementations of the reversible …

First Look at Disney's AVATAR LAND

NYCC 2013: 'Hercules: The Legend Begins' Trailer, Panel

While Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been busy at work on Brett Ratner's 'Hercules: The Thracian Wars,' director Renny Harlin ('Die Hard 2,' …

Planet With No Sun Discovered Floating Through Space

A planet with no sun was spotted by astronomers, according to astronomers in Hawaii this week. The sun-less planet is reportedly six times the size …

Qualcomm builds learning computer chip inspired by human brain

Computer technology still lags far behind the abilities of the human brain, which has billions of neurons that help us simultaneously process a plethora of stimuli from our many senses. But Qualcomm hopes to shrink that bridge with a new type of computer architecture modeled after the brain, which …

Important Facebook Research: Where To Go To College If You Want To Find A Spouse

Because no one goes to college to learn.<p>The upside to Facebook carefully tracking your entire life: so much room for statistical analysis! Facebook's Data Science Team recently took a look at where people met their spouses and reported back on the best colleges to meet your future ol' …

Why A Peanut Butter Test For Alzheimer's Might Be Too Simple

Alzheimer's disease can be tough to diagnose, especially early on. Doctors can order brain scans and assay spinal fluids. But existing tests are imperfect and some can be invasive.<p>So you might understand the appeal of an alternative that researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville …

Star Wars Made In Meat And Other Amazing Images From This Week

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Nobel prize for simulating lightning-fast chemical reactions

The 2013 Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to a trio of scientists who developed a way for researchers to simulate chemical reactions in computers.<p>Martin Karplus of Harvard University, Michael Levitt of Stanford University and Arieh Warshel of the University of Southern California will …

Dried up: climate change could leave another billion people without enough water

Scientists say global warming will expose more regions to water scarcity<p>The wars of the future may be fought not over gold or oil, but instead over a resource far more mundane: water.<p>In a study published this week, researchers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany warned …