Jamie McCormack

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Scientists Stored These Images in DNA—Then Flawlessly Retrieved Them

Who needs memory cards when you have DNA? A team of scientists has been able to store images within the life-defining molecules then retrieve them …

University of Washington

Mobile Material Design Cards - Demo

Google is about to report earnings as Alphabet for the first time. Here’s what we’ll learn

Today (Feb. 1) is the day we finally get a clearer view of what Alphabet, Google’s new parent company, is really made of. After the US market closes, Alphabet will announce its fourth-quarter results, its first earnings report since the company underwent an elaborate restructuring last year.<p>When …

Markets

Solar Systems Like Ours Remain Scarce

Solar systems like ours, in which Jupiter-like planets orbit their parent stars at Jupiter-like distances, remain scarce in the local stellar neighborhood, says an Australian-led team of astronomers.<p>The team who report their findings in <i>The Astrophysical Journal</i>, analyzed the latest results from an …

Astronomy

NASA is making a data modem driven by light

Now that photonic (that is, light-based) chips are a practical reality, they're going to get their ultimate test: space. NASA is developing an integrated photonics modem that will be used to test high-speed laser communications between Earth and spacecraft that are in low and geosynchronous orbits. …

Britain gives scientist go-ahead to genetically modify human embryos

LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Scientists in Britain have been give the go-ahead to edit the genes of human embryos for research purposes, using a technique that some say could eventually be used to create "designer babies".<p>Less than a year after Chinese scientists caused an international furor by …

Special Report: Gravity’s Century

In 1915, the universe was small and static. Space was smooth. Gravity pulled things to the ground. At least that’s the way it was in the minds of all …

Plesiosaurs swam like penguins

Fossil hunter Mary Anning’s 1823 discovery of the first complete plesiosaur skeleton led to more than 190 years of arguing. Some claimed the marine …

Georgia Tech

Astronomers find six new millisecond pulsars

(Phys.org)—NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has once again proven that it is an excellent tool to search for rotating neutron stars emitting …

Universe

Delivering the Internet of the future—at the speed of light and open sourced

New research has found, for the first time, a scientific solution that enables future internet infrastructure to become completely open and …

Internet of Things

NASA Takes Part in Airborne Study of Southern Ocean

A team of scientists has launched a series of research flights over the remote seas surrounding Antarctica in an effort to better understand how much …

The mites living on your face probably run in your family

For the tiny mites that live on our faces, choosing a landlord may be a family matter<i>.</i><p>Researchers identified four lineages of microscopic <i>Demodex</i> …

Biology

Australian Scientists to Begin Trialling Fully Implantable Bionic Eye

This could restore vision to millions worldwide.<p>Scientists in Australia are set to begin trials of a new bionic eye system that's expected to give …

Macular Degeneration