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Automation is going to hit workers in three waves, and the first one is already here

A report released yesterday by PwC says the near future of automation technologies will arrive in three phases. The report calls them “waves” and …

Automation

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, And Other Scientists On God: The Existence And Mind Of God [Opinion]

Stephen Hawking and Michio Kaku both speak of God. So did Albert Einstein. Kaku is a believer in intelligent design, but Hawking doesn’t resonate …

Physics

Master the way of the spreadsheet with these Excel tips and tricks

Who doesn’t love spreadsheets? Probably a lot of people, actually, but even if the thought of filling rows and columns with various data points …

Software

11 New Facts Science Has Revealed About The Body

We're just scratching the surface.<p><b>1.</b> Hundreds of genes spring to life after you die - and they keep functioning for up to four days. Together with an …

Immune System

Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time

Counterfactual Communication<p>Quantum communication is a strange beast, but one of the weirdest proposed forms of it is called counterfactual …

Quantum Mechanics

Top 10 Best Deep Web Search Engines to Explore Hidden Web

When you go online to search for something you either go to search engines such as Google or Bing. You probably think that if it doesn’t show up on …

Physicists Uncover Geometric ‘Theory Space’

A decades-old method called the “bootstrap” is enabling new discoveries about the geometry underlying all quantum theories.<p>In the 1960s, the …

10 Tips On How to Use Wireshark to Analyze Packets in Your Network

In any packet-switched network, packets represent units of data that are transmitted between computers. It is the responsibility of network engineers …

Scientists Just Discovered a New Kind of Fire

And it's got some pretty extraordinary properties.<p>Scientists have discovered a new kind of 'blue whirl' flame that could lead to cleaner ways of …

Engineering

Primitive Quantum Computers Are Already Outperforming Current Machines

A team has used simple quantum processors to run “quantum walk” algorithms, showing that even primitive quantum computers can outperform the …

Bluetooth 5 will be announced next week with four times the range and double the speed

The next version of the Bluetooth standard is called Bluetooth 5, and will be formally announced next week, Bluetooth Special Interest Group executive director Mark Powell has revealed. Bluetooth 5 is expected to be a significant upgrade over the current version of the wireless standard, offering …

Bluetooth

Get a head start on SQL Server 2016 with this how-to guide

For the past several months we’ve been talking about the advances in SQL Server 2016. Now, at last, the wait is over. SQL Server 2016 is now …

50 free web tools

In many occupations, solving problems and finding ways to be more productive are top priorities. This is especially true for web designers and …

Introduction to Microsoft’s Hadoop solution (HDInsight)

Did you know Microsoft provides a Hadoop Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)? It’s called Azure HDInsight and it deploys and provisions managed Apache Hadoop clusters in the cloud, providing a software framework designed to process, analyze, and report on big data with high reliability and availability. …

Award-winning academic research search engine metaBUS launches in June - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A trailblazing online search engine that will save researchers years of time while conducting meta-analysis will be unveiled next week at the …

This Mind-Blowing Theory About Dark Matter Will Make You See Space Differently

Dark matter and the nature of black holes are two of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics, and now a new theory has linked the two together: Dark …

Physicists have discovered a new form of light

Light is one of the most well-studied things in physics, but it's clear that it still holds some surprises.<p>One of the measurable properties of light is called angular momentum, which measures how quickly a beam of light rotates.<p>Previously, physicists thought the angular momentum could only be a …

Physics

Why 5G will be far more life-changing than you think

Sometimes you don't realise how great technology is until you're forced to use previous generations.<p>Dropping down from 4G to 3G makes mobile data …

Internet of Things

7 great Google features you probably don't use

According to a recent report, Google handles an average of 2.3 million searches every second. No doubt, Google is our go-to resource. We use it so much that “Google” has become a verb, as in, “Just Google it.”<p>But you can do much more than merely find articles, products and websites with Google. …

Maps

The Best Free Data Recovery Tools for Windows

Advertisement<p>Data loss can strike at any time, whether it’s a file you’ve accidentally deleted or a drive error that’s wiped everything out. We will …

How Do We Know The Age Of The Universe?

In an ideal world, when we want to uncover the answer to a question like “what is the age of the Universe,” we’d have an incredible number of independent lines of evidence, all converging to the same answer. But in reality, there are only two good ones, and one is better than the other.<p>The “good” …

Princeton University

The Biggest Question About The Beginning Of The Universe

Our Universe is expanding, getting less dense and cooling today, teaching us that it was hotter and denser in the distant past. If we extrapolate backwards in time, we can reach epochs where:<p>gravitation hadn’t yet had time to collapse matter into clusters, galaxies or even stars,<br>• the temperature of …

Universe

The Principles of Information Visualization for Basic Network Data

Not all data has dependencies or a linear structure. In fact some data is related by either or a combination of two properties: connection and …

Data Visualization

Learning Python For Data Science

For those of you who wish to begin learning Python for Data Science, here is a list of various resources that will get you up and running. Included …

Data Science

Here's a simple magic trick anyone can do, thanks to a basic mathematic principle

Flickr / Jin Arthur Benjamin is a math professor at Harvey Mudd College, but he's got a side gig, too: as a magician.<p>His new book, "The Magic of Math," combines his two passions — which actually have a lot in common. "Mathematicians and magicians both want their audience to wonder: How did you do …

Mathematics

What's the best way to charge millions of electric vehicles at once?

(Phys.org)—About 350,000 plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) have been sold in the US from 2008—when they first entered the market—to mid-2015. Although …

Electric Vehicles

Android smartphone software tool found to cut battery drain

A new software tool called HUSH, developed by US-based Purdue University, claims to reduce the drain in battery caused by apps even when the phone's …