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Six Million Dollar Plant: Scientists grow cyborg roses

A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.<p>When you think of cyborgs, plants probably don't pop into your head. But it's time for that to change.<p>A team of researchers at the Laboratory for Organic Electronics at Linköping University in …

Researchers create working electronics inside a rose

Plants and electronics frequently get along, but you don't see electronics <i>in</i> plants -- not surprisingly, it's hard to insert circuitry without killing the host. Swedish scientists just overcame one of the biggest hurdles to creating these strange cyborgs, however. They've successfully made the key …

Nanotech

‘Immensely powerful’ machine learning has potential to predict the future

Professor Andrew Blake, director of the Alan Turing Institute, believes machine learning and big data have a significant role to play in decision …

Intel Chief Data Scientist Shares Secrets To Successful Projects

Before joining Intel, the company's first-ever Chief Data Scientist created models to predict the stock market, improve glaucoma diagnostics, and …

Green innovation: This company is growing the future of automated agriculture

If your goal is to create a stable food supply on Earth, or elsewhere for that matter, one path to steady, environmentally friendly and …

Farming

Beautifully Minimal Contemporary Huts Start at $25,000

Japanese retailer MUJI is well known for their beautifully minimal household and consumer goods. Now, they're expanding, moving beyond products for your home to building shelters that you can inhabit. Called MUJI HUT, it's a concept that provides a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of everyday …

Nobody Tells You - 5 things Big Data 'CAN' and 'Cannot' Do

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Big Data

Google's TensorFlow Alone Will Not Revolutionize AI

Google this week open sourced TensorFlow, its elegant and powerful artificial intelligence engine. Google uses this machine learning software …

Artificial Intelligence

Data Visualization in Python: Advanced Functionality in Seaborn

<i>Slater Stich is an Insight alum and was previously a Staff Data Scientist at Square. He is currently a Vice President at Valor Equity …

Data Scientists Can Make More by Learning Spark than Getting a PhD

Alex Woodie reports in Datanami, “Prospective data scientists can boost their salary more by learning Apache Spark and its tied-at-the-hip language …

It's 4 times better than standard solar setups and it looks freakin' cool: Meet the Solar Sunflower.

What if we could turn different types of solar power into one mega sun-fueled energy source?<p>That's exactly what Gianluca Ambrosetti, the head of …

A Simple Guide to WordPress Security

Your blog is your life, and your blog is what allows you to share your ideas and products with the world. WordPress is the most popular blogging …

Could the Future of Farming Come from Thinking Inside the Box?

Recently, the first of many Farm from a Box to launch globally, landed in Sonoma county. Nestled among the vineyards of Shone Farm, "Adam" - a fully functioning farm emerged from a modified shipping container - was soft launched surrounded by a small group of supporters, advisors and several …

This Food Blogger Took Farm-to-Table to the Next Level

Calling all foodies! We know what you love – adopting the latest food trends, securing reservations at the newest restaurants and snapping the ultimate Instagram food pic. But have you ever stopped to think about where that kale salad or artisan cheese comes from? The concept of farm-to-table is …

Small-scale fish farm wants to export technology to urban markets

<i>When it comes to running a business of any size, few can deny that location is critical to survival. This new monthly series highlights some of the advantages and disadvantages of operating in remote or rural communities through interviews with small businesses across the country.</i><p><i>Kirk Havercroft is</i> …

Articles about 7 solar sensitive eco friendly homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model …

The Woman Who Turned Her High School Science Project Into A Global Solar Nonprofit

Eden Full Goh discovered the potential of solar power when she was just 10 years old. She had come across a book in the library that taught her how to build a small solar-powered car. Once she took the book home and built it, she was hooked. She wanted to see what else she could do with this …

High School

What’s the Difference Between Data Science and Statistics?

"Data Science" is a relatively recent phenomenon. Where did it come from? And why isn't it just statistics?

Nine adorable miniature fruit and veg to grow

Most things are cuter when they're small, and miniature fruits and vegetables are no exception.<p>Perfect for small gardens and children's lunchboxes, these tiny versions of everyday fruit and veg are bound to be a hit in your household.<p>Not only are they perfect for garnishing a cocktail, or adding …

Articles about 5 modern gabled cabins on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern …

Goodbye Cotton, Hello Hemp?

<b>Cotton. You love it, I love it, but Mother Nature freakin' hates it.</b><p>About 20 million tons of cotton are produced each and every year, making it far and away the world's most profitable non-food crop. But it's resource intensive in a big way.<p>It takes about 20,000 liters of water to produce just one …

Planting in My Vegetable Greenhouse

Fresh, organic produce will soon be growing in my vegetable greenhouse once again.<p>As the temperatures dip here in the Northeast, and outdoor garden beds are cleared and cleaned at my farm, attention is directed to my indoor vegetable greenhouse, a structure that uses minimal artificial heat, where …

There’s Something Fishy Going on in Petersburg’s Food Desert

Virginia State University used a NIFA grant to purchase facilities where they teach aquaponics and urban farming. The operation allows them to both …

Big data is useless without algorithms, Gartner says

Gartner has stated that big data is nothing without turning them into algorithms, which is where the true value lies for businesses.<p>Big data was so …

Articles about ingenious new building method replaces concrete block rammed earth on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.<p>As someone who tries my hardest to purchase environmentally responsible products, I have a difficult challenge: a lot of...<p>Mushrooms aren't just for eating anymore.<p>Studio eM Design’s rammed-earth home in Corrales, New …