Jeremy Dailey

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America’s Most Elaborate Corn Maze Is Made of GPS and Math

Mike Wissemann’s 300-year-old Massachusetts farm grows asparagus, strawberries, sweet corn. And each year since 2000, it also sprouts an elaborate …

The conflict between science and religion lies in our brains

The conflict between science and religion may have its origins in the structure of our brains, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and …

Could All Really Come From Nothing?

The origin of the universe is one of the most difficult realities we ponder.<p>It bends our logic, straining the words we have to describe it. If one is to say the universe started at the Big Bang some 13.8 billion years ago, the immediate reaction is: "But what came before that? What caused the Big …

Stephen Hawking

Curiosity Rover Snaps Stunning Mountain Vista on Mars (Photo)

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has beamed home a gorgeous postcard of the mountainous Red Planet landscape it's exploring.<p>The car-size Curiosity rover …

Mars Rover

Physicists are still puzzled by a particle that seems to defy the laws of physics

A cosmic ray from space, it possessed 320 exa-electron volts (EeV) of energy, millions of times more than particles attain at the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful accelerator ever built by humans.<p>The particle was going so fast that in a yearlong race with light, it would have lost by mere …

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

The 2015 flu vaccine – what’s new, who should get it and why

Aeron Hurt<i>, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza</i><p>It’s that time of year again when scientists and doctors make predictions …

Public Health

America's Underdog Fusion Experiment Is Closing In on the Nuclear Future

Sandia Labs' Z-Machine is one step closer to delivering commercial fusion.<p>The fusion-chasing Z-Machine has to be the most sci-fi-looking experiment in a field of research that's so often regarded as just that: science-fiction. Nonetheless, researchers working on the Z-Machine experiment, based at …

Nuclear Energy

Android’s VP of Engineering talks about the luscious Lollipop

Leaves turn colors, friends grow older, and new stores or homes replace old ones. For all intents and purposes, people tend to think of change as something we can see with our eyes, even if it’s just as much that which we can’t. When Google unveiled Android 4.4 last year, more than a few Android …

Ex-SEAL says he fired final bin Laden shot

Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill said in an interview with The Washington Post that he was the one who fired the final shot to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011.<p>The 38-year-old Montanan also said that other SEAL team members were involved in the raid, including Matt Bissonnette, who detailed the group's …

Inside New York's Atom Smasher: Recreating The 7-Trillion-Degree Conditions Of The Early Universe

The early evolution of our universe can be recreated at a New York lab.<p>Although scientists don't really know what happened before the Big Bang, they have a pretty good idea of what the universe looked like immediately after. Supporting their theory are experiments at Brookhaven National Lab in …

Officials Blame 'Breach of Protocol' for New Ebola Case

Watching cable on the Web

Federal Communications CommissionChairman Tom Wheeler has said that one of his top goals is to promote competition in the industries he regulates. The agency is now mulling a rule change that could increase competition and choice for TV viewers by helping companies launch pay-TV services that …

Scientists want you to find cosmic rays using your phone's camera

Cosmic ray particles hit Earth's atmosphere all the time, but finding them is tough; even the most sophisticated detectors can only cover so much ground. Scientists at University of California might just have discovered an easy way to pinpoint these exotic elements, however: the camera on your …

Apparent hackers claim they have stolen nearly 7 million Dropbox passwords

<i>Updated 8:30pm Pacific with Dropbox’s response.</i><p>Hundreds of alleged usernames and passwords for Dropbox have been published on Pastebin, an anonymous information-sharing site.<p>The apparent hackers claim to have nabbed 6,937,081 passwords and today published a “teaser” of 400 username-password pairs. …

New Accuracy Leap Could Speed Arrival of Superfast Quantum Computers

Quantum qubits, now with fewer errors!<p>Research teams at the University of New South Wales claim to have developed two new types of “quantum bits” that process data with nearly 100 percent accuracy, addressing one of the key stumbling blocks in the promising realm of quantum computers.<p>These machines …

Is race genetic?

<b>(bikeriderlondon, Tarchyshnik Andrei via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Advances in genealogy and DNA analysis tell surprising and disturbing stories about the heritage we think we know<p>Laura Miller<p>October 12, 2014 10:00pm (UTC)<p>A bestselling European novelist, while on a recent American book tour, was …

Google makes us all dumber: The neuroscience of search engines

<b>(Ollyy via Shutterstock)</b><p>As search engines get better, we become lazier. We’re hooked on easy answers and undervalue asking good questions<p>Ian Leslie<p>October 12, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>In 1964, Pablo Picasso was asked by an interviewer about the new electronic calculating machines, soon to become known as …

CHART OF THE DAY: Google Now Is The Smartest Virtual Assistant

Earlier this week, Stone Temple Consulting compiled over 3,000 different queries tested against three major virtual assistant platforms: Google Now, Apple's Siri, And Microsoft's Cortana. The comprehensive study looked at how many sources of data these assistants use, comparing the accuracy of the …