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Linux Introducing New Common Automotive Infotainment Software

While it seems that Apple and Google rule the world, we often forget about that little penguin in the corner, Linux. Sure, it doesn’t have the slick design of something with a pre-bitten fruit logo or control over the world’s internet queries, but Linux quietly runs most of the rest of the internet …

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Only a few days old, OpenSSL fork LibreSSL is declared “unsafe for Linux”

Researcher uncovers "catastrophic failure" in random number generation.<p><b>Update1:</b> A few hours after this article was published, OpenBSD founder Theo de …

China's Plan For The Tallest Building Ever Is Going To Save The World

While the architectures of yesteryear are often blamed for urban decay, today's buildings could be responsible for its renewal.<p>Jutting from the ground like two giant stalagmites, the latest design from UK architecture firm Chetwoods is going to blow the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, …

Robot arm to operate on babies in the womb

Some birth defects in newborns could one day be a thing of the past due to new robotics technologies being developed to perform surgery on babies in the womb.<p>Spina bifida is one such disease, affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 newborns worldwide, where a lesion on the back leaves the spinal cord …

These Human Robots Will Haunt Your Nightmares

The new humanoid robots named "Otonaroid" and "Kodomoroid" are pictured during a press preview at the National Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Yoshikazu …

Family Photos Can Help Computers Diagnose Genetic Diseases in Children - TIME

Digital photos are proving to be important medical tools to help doctors diagnose rare genetic disorders in children.<p>Researchers at Oxford have …

Ford and Intel want to make cars that respond to your face and gestures

Where do anthropology students go when they leave college? Apparently, instead of travelling the Andaman Islands investigating the social impact of cousin marriage like they're supposed to, they've been earning big bucks working for Ford and Intel on something called "Project Mobii." The name …

Hack Your Brain With A Machine That Reads Minds

Star Wars first planted the idea over 35 years ago that we could move objects with our minds. That idea is now a reality that has come a long way in the last few years. Emotiv is on the cutting edge of that technology with headgear that allows you to do things, such as make a toy car whiz by or …

'Super-Earth' is closest planet yet that could support life

Thanks to a wobble in its host star, researchers from UNSW have spotted a planet only 16 light-years away that could harbor life (shown in an artist's conception, above). However, being there would bear little resemblance to living on Earth. It's at least five times as massive, for starters, and is …

This Tree-Shaped Farm-On-A-Skyscraper Could Bring Acres Of Crops Into The City

Designed like a giant tree, the Urban Skyfarm is covered in leaf-like decks that provide space for real trees to grow.<p>So far, most existing vertical farms look like big greenhouses or plant factories–all of the action happens on the inside. Warehouses in Chicago, Kyoto, Singapore, and a handful of …

Urban Agriculture

Researchers Now Able To 3D Print Working Blood Vessels

One of the biggest problems with printing human meat was the creation of blood vessels and ventricles. Making a solid mass of flesh was easy but adding a way to pump blood and other nutrients through the flesh was more difficult. Now researchers at the University of Sydney, Harvard, Stanford and …