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Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is, in a single step. Scientists from Australian research organization CSIRO have created a filtration technique using a graphene …

Real or Fake? AI Is Making It Very Hard to Know

News headlines might not be the only things that are fake in the future.<p>Powerful machine-learning techniques (see “The Dark Secret at the Heart of …

What Makes the Hardest Equations in Physics So Difficult?

The Navier-Stokes equations describe simple, everyday phenomena, like water flowing from a garden hose, yet they provide a million-dollar …

Physics

Superhuman in making: Biohacker edits his own DNA to boost his strength - IBTimes India

Josiah Zayner said: "This is the first time in history that we are no longer slaves to our genetics."<p>What if someone told you that you can be a …

Software 2.0

I sometimes see people refer to neural networks as just “another tool in your machine learning toolbox”. They have some pros and cons, they work here …

Machine Learning

Trump makes nice with Koch brothers

The president has clashed with the mega-donor family, but on Saturday night, he met with two of its members.<p>President Donald Trump on Saturday night had a friendly chat at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach with twin mega-donor brothers David and Bill Koch, whose family had clashed with Trump …

Donald Trump

Nasty, brutish, and short—what the next Korean War will look like

Kim Jong-un will likely never be invited to Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, but the North Korean leader knows how to make his presence felt there nonetheless.<p>When Trump hosted Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe in February, news of a North Korea missile test interrupted the proceedings, turning a …

North Korea

Tesla unveils its new ‘sleek and low-profile’ exclusive solar panel made by Panasonic

The attention around Tesla’s solar products is mostly focused on its solar roof tiles, but those address only a new segment in the market – the new roof segment. Tesla is also trying to innovate for homeowners who don’t need a new roof, but who still want to generate their own solar energy.<p>This …

Solar Power

Warning of severe damage to Great Barrier Reef after second year of bleaching

Coral bleached for two consecutive years at Australia's Great Barrier Reef has "zero prospect" of recovery, scientists warned Monday, as they confirmed the site has again been hit by warming sea temperatures.<p>Researchers said last month they were detecting another round of mass bleaching this year …

A famous theory about aliens is a myth — here's the real story behind the 'Fermi' paradox

One is the Drake Equation, which estimates the number of civilizations in our Galaxy whose signals we might be able to detect — potentially thousands, according to plausible estimates.<p>The other is the so-called Fermi paradox, which claims that we should see intelligent aliens here if they exist …

Custom ‘Star Wars’ X-Wing Starfighter and ‘Star Trek’ U.S.S. ‘Enterprise’ Coffee Tables Handcrafted From Wood

Tennessee-based furniture designer Barry Shields has handcrafted two beautiful custom coffee tables from wood that look like an X-wing starfighter …

Star Trek

3D Printing Helps Robotic Marble Sculptors Push the Limits of Digital Manufacturing

James Brehm, a digital artist and sculptor from New Jersey, contacted 3DPI to tell us about the fascinating work he and a team of artists are …

New Jersey