Jeremy Cartie

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The Smart Keyboard makes the 10.5-inch iPad Pro a better device [Video]

I’ve used a few third-party keyboards with the iPad Pro in the past, but for some strange reason I’ve never opted to give Apple’s very-own Smart Keyboard a fair shake. In hindsight, that was a huge miscalculation on my part, as I’m quickly learning since I received the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with Smart …

Deadly bat fungus has been found in Texas for the first time

It’s spreading westward<p>For the first time, the fungus causing the deadly white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats has been found in Texas. The fungus, called <i>Pseudogymnoascus destructans</i>, or PD, was also detected for the first time on two species of bats. That means PD is spreading westward and to more …

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos wants to start shipping packages to the Moon

He says an Earth-to-Moon shipping route will be key for human colonies<p>Amazon boss Jeff Bezos wants to start delivering packages to the Moon. According to <i>The Washington Post</i>, Bezos — who also owns private space travel company Blue Origin — has written an internal report arguing that a good delivery …

Whoosh! Swish! Meet Bat Bot, the new flying batlike drone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Holy drone, Batman! Mechanical masterminds have spawned the Bat Bot, a soaring, sweeping and diving robot that may eventually fly …

Trump's immigration ban is already having a chilling effect on science

“They just consider us to be terrorists,” say Iranian researchers who are considering leaving the US for good.<p>Maryam Saeedi, an assistant professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon, is effectively trapped inside the US.<p>Under Trump’s immigration ban, which, among other things, restricts immigrants …

Astronomers have filmed 4 planets orbiting an alien solar system

Located about 129 light years from Earth in the direction of the Pegasus constellation is the relatively young star system of HR 8799.<p>Beginning in 2008, four orbiting exoplanets were discovered in this system which — alongside the exoplanet Formalhaut b— were the very first to be confirmed using …

Why Scientists Are Planning Their Own March on Washington [Update: March Date Announced]

In the Trump administration’s first week, the newly elected POTUS has followed through on his promise to silence scientists at federal institutions. …

No Changes to NASA Research or Communications Under New Administration

SEATTLE — As reports filter out about restrictions on research and public communications at other federal agencies since the inauguration of …

Proof That the Creators of Batman: The Animated Series Knew What They Were Doing From the Start

<i>Batman: The Animated Series</i> still remains as one of the most iconic takes on the Dark Knight years after it graced our screens. But to get there, the …

In 2017, I’ve turned basic mental health into a competitive game

Like apparently everyone on the planet, I find it hard to keep up with New Year’s resolutions long-term. Psychology tells us that making idealistic plans for the future is easy, but in the present, we’re still stuck with the conditions that helped build all the bad habits we’re trying to overcome. …

These Brazilian Vampire Bats Have Started Feeding on Humans For The First Time

They've developed a taste for us.<p>As intimidating as they might sound, vampire bats aren’t usually in the business of bothering humans for their …

Zoology

Machine learning is helping researchers decipher bat speech

Egyptian fruit bats are widespread throughout Africa and often roost together in colonies of 1,000 or more individuals. With that many neighbors packed together, it's no wonder they're such a noisy bunch. And thanks to some exciting machine learning research from Tel Aviv University, we now …

Machine Learning

Apple patents a... Plant pot

Apple is arguably the world’s most innovative company. It reinvented the way we listen to music with the iPod, brought an entirely new lease of life to smartphones with the iPhone and reimagined the potential of computing with the Apple II.<p>However, if a recent patent filing is anything to go by, it …

TSA lets Time Lords bring sonic screwdrivers on planes

If your Tardis is out of commission, you may need to catch a plane somewhere, like to Utah or New York City. (Just watch out for the Weeping Angels while you're there.) You can pack your extremely long scarf, your question-mark sweater vest and your bow tie, but can you take your handy, …

Bow Ties

Watch These Dudes Deflect Roman Candle Firework Blasts with a Lightsaber

The biggest regret of my life right now is not being as smart as these two geniuses, who battled out Roman candle fireworks with lightsabers like …

Genius

Fake Skinned Robot Bats Will Soon Be Creeping Us Out From the Skies Above

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign think mimicking nature is the best way to help robots take flight. So with the help …

Robotics

Training for a marathon? Apple Watch can help

With Autumn rapidly approaching, marathon season is almost upon us. So if you’re planning on running a race, now’s the time to ramp up your training.<p>Whether you are doing a full marathon, a half-marathon or a 10K race, here are my top 10 tips for using your Apple Watch to achieve a new personal …