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Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

Satellite images show extent of air pollution worldwide

BERLIN (AP) — Images taken by a new European satellite show the levels and distribution of air pollutants around the world, including ash spewing …

Pollution

Scientists have discovered a new form of matter called "Excitonium"

New Matter<p>Researchers at the University of Illinois have announced an exciting finding — the discovery of a new form of matter: excitonium. This …

Gut Bacteria Linked to Age Related Conditions

<i>Summary: Researchers transplanted gut bacteria from older mice into young mice and noted age related chronic inflammation following the procedure.</i> …

Medical Research

How five great leaders dealt with crisis, and what we can learn from them

In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next within a three-year period: Her father dropped dead suddenly. Her husband walked out and a terrible divorce ensued. And she was diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>As these “big hunky blocks” of her life were falling around …

CRISPR is on the cusp of eradicating a host of diseases

by Karla Lant October 6, 2017 Health & Medicine 16780<p>Using CRISPR<p>The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool has had a busy year. It recently removed genetic …

Elon Musk and Puerto Rico's governor discuss potential for Tesla to rebuild the island's electrical system

Elon Musk says that Tesla can rebuild Puerto Rico’s electricity system with independent solar and battery systems. In a response to Twitter user’s …

Google just revealed how they'll build quantum computers

Next Stop: Quantum Supremacy<p>Quantum computing: it’s the brass ring in the computing world, giving the ability to exponentially outperform and …

This AI blockchain could be the most disruptive tech of the year

AI ICO<p>The idea of an Initial Coin Offering has entered the public parlance as part of the rise of cryptocurrency. Now, an ambitious artificial …

Vasos linfáticos podem ter sido encontrados no cérebro — e isso muda tudo

Cientistas dizem ter encontrado a primeira evidência de que nossos cérebros podem drenar "lixo". A equipe conseguiu visualizar vasos linfáticos que …

Will Buffett and Kraft Heinz launch hostile bid for Unilever?

Back in February, food and consumer goods conglomerate Kraft Heinz walked away from plans to buy rival Unilever for more than $140 billion.<p>But that deal may still have life.<p>One analyst thinks the ketchup king, which is backed by billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and private equity …

Kraft Heinz

This Worm Has Gone 18 Million Years Without Sex, And We Now Know Its Secret

It has no regrets.<p><i>Diploscapter pachys</i> has a lineage that goes back about 18 million, and in all that time it seems the tiny little roundworm hasn't …

Biology

You Can Now Print Nike Shoes on Demand--More Proof That Everything Will Soon Be Done From Your Desk

Nike experiments with augmented reality and print (shoes) on demand. It proves that eventually everything will be done from your desktop.<p>Do you remember when in order to access computing power you had to punch cards? Go to the computer room, wait for the only mainframe computer to read them, and …

Augmented Reality

Veteran virtual assistant maker Next IT opens data libraries to developers

Longtime digital assistant maker Next IT today announced it will open its data libraries and toolsets to businesses and developers interested in building richer conversational experiences.<p>Whereas many companies — including leaders like Google and Amazon — have been offering AI assistants or bots …

Chatbots

The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

The Coca Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company selling more than 500 brands of soft drink to customers in over 200 countries. Every single day the world consumes more that 1.9 billion servings of their drinks including brands like Coca Cola (including Diet and Zero) as well as Fanta, …

Artificial Intelligence

Mysterious Cliff in China Lays “Stone Eggs” Every 30 Years

If you’ve never heard of an egg-laying mountain, you probably don’t know about Chan Da Ya, a mysterious cliff in China that reportedly lays perfectly …

Hackers have already started to weaponise artificial intelligence

Last year, two data scientists from security firm ZeroFOX conducted an experiment to see who was better at getting Twitter users to click on …

EXAME

São Paulo — A guerra contra o <b>câncer</b> pode ganhar, em breve, um exército de pequenos (mas poderosos) aliados: raios <i>laser</i> minúsculos capazes de …

Dez dicas para começar a aprender Machine Learning

A inteligência artificial e o aprendizado automático da máquina podem render soluções de mudança de jogo para as empresas. Veja o que os líderes …

Register now for a free edX course: ‘Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)’ - The Fire Hose

YouTube Video<p>Wondering what artificial intelligence, or AI, is all about? And where and how does machine learning apply?<p>To get the answers are to …

3 Top Artificial Intelligence Stocks in Healthcare

A compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 40%: That's how fast <b>Accenture</b> (NYSE: ACN) projects the market for artificial intelligence (AI) in …

Growmore is a modular building kit for urban gardeners

Planting boxes can be bolted together to create mini gardens and farms, with this simple construction system devised by Danish architects Sine …

AI analyzes spacetime distortions 10 million times faster than current methods

by Dom Galeon September 3, 2017 Future Society 9535<p>A Fraction of a Second<p>Gravitational lensing is a curious phenomenon. Not only does it demonstrate …

Mathematical secrets of ancient tablet unlocked after nearly a century of study

Dating from 1,000 years before Pythagoras’s theorem, the Babylonian clay tablet is a trigonometric table more accurate than any today, say researchers<p>At least 1,000 years before the Greek mathematician Pythagoras looked at a right angled triangle and worked out that the square of the longest side …

Mathematics

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

Photos: Life inside of China’s massive and remote bitcoin mines

Taking advantage of the cheap and plentiful hydroelectric power that an army of computers require, bitcoin mining is spreading in remote parts of China’s Sichuan province. In dark and isolated warehouses, bitcoin mining machines hum along solving equations to produce the highly valued …

Bitcoin Mining

Taking flight | The Economist

Civilian drones<p>Most drones today are either cheap toys or expensive weapons. But interesting commercial uses are emerging in the middle, says Tom …

Putin To Dump Traditional Banks - Introduces National Cryptocurrency

Apple rumored to turn the iPhone into a health care records powerhouse

Apple is focused on health care more than ever before, and if recent rumors hold any weight, the iPhone could become an essential component of your …