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Rhythm of Breathing Affects Memory and Fear

<i>Summary: A new study reports the rhythm of your breathing can influence neural activity that enhances memory recall and emotional judgement.</i><p>Source: …

Neuroscience

Snapchat buying Israeli augmented reality start-up Cimagine: report

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Messaging app Snapchat is buying Israeli augmented reality startup Cimagine Media for an estimated $30-$40 million, marking Snapchat's first acquisition in Israel, the Calcalist financial daily reported on Sunday.<p>Cimagine developed True Marketless Augmented Reality – technology …

2017 Is the Year of Artificial Intelligence | Inc.com

A couple of weeks ago, I polled the business community for their top technology predictions for 2017 and within a couple hours, I had a few hundred emails in my inbox with some really great insights. Fascinatingly enough, the vast majority of these responses had something to do with the rise of …

NOBEL ECONOMIST: 'I don’t think globalisation is anywhere near the threat that robots are'

Angus Deaton, who won the Nobel Prize last year for his work on health, wealth, and inequality, told the Financial Times he believes robots are a much greater threat to employment in the US than globalisation.<p>Addressing the theory that Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections was …

Donald Trump Piles Twitter Pressure on Lockheed

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump heaped pressure on Lockheed Martin (lmt) on Thursday, saying he viewed costs for the aerospace company’s F-35 …

Barack Obama: America will take the giant leap to Mars

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of my earliest memories is sitting on my grandfather's shoulders, waving a flag as our astronauts returned to Hawaii. This was years before we'd set foot on the moon. Decades before we'd land a rover on Mars. A generation before photos from the International Space Station would show up …

Space Exploration

Robot with sense of touch to allow surgeons to operate remotely

During keyhole surgery, surgeons typically rely on sight as they remotely control the delicate operation.<p>A new robot promises to give them one …

Robotics

Ageing process may be reversible, scientists claim

Wrinkles, grey hair and niggling aches are normally regarded as an inevitable part of growing older, but now scientists claim that the ageing process may be reversible.<p>Scientists to 'reset' blood proteins in attempt to slow ageing process<p>Read more<p>The team showed that a new form of gene therapy …

Aging

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

The Brain Tech to Merge Humans and AI Is Already Being Developed

Are you scared of artificial intelligence (AI)? Do you believe the warnings from folks like Prof. Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and others? Is AI the …

A Nobel Prize Winner's 3-Step Plan to Mastering Any Subject | Inc.com

You'd think being a Nobel prize-winning physicist, and one of the country's most celebrated scientific geniuses, would be enough for a guy. But Richard Feynman, legendarily, always wanted to know more, to learn more. Brain Pickings quotes his biographer James Gleich:<p>"He favored no skill above any …

We Just Got The First Real Evidence of a Strange Quantum Distortion in Empty Space

It's taken us 80 years to witness this.<p>For the first time, astronomers have observed a strange quantum phenomenon in action, where a neutron star is …

2,300 Leading Scientists Send Trump A Clear Warning: We're Watching You

An open letter signed by America's top minds hopes to counter the influence of climate change deniers and oil execs.<p>More than 2,300 scientists, including 22 Nobel Prize recipients, have a warning for Donald Trump: Respect science or prepare for a fight.<p>In an open letter Wednesday to the …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

Stephen Hawking: finding aliens could be 'the best, or the worst thing, ever to happen to humanity'

How will we find them? Where are they? Are they there at all? What actions should we take if - or when - we find them, or they find us?<p>Well, according to physicist Stephen Hawking, we should probably stop trying to contact them at all, because reaching out to advanced civilisations could put …

We’re About to See a Record-Breaking Supermoon - The Biggest in Nearly 70 Years

The closest full moon in the 21st century.<p>If you only see one astronomical event this year, make it the November supermoon, when the Moon will be the …

Google's AI created its own form of encryption

Researchers from the Google Brain deep learning project have already taught AI systems to make trippy works of art, but now they're moving on to something potentially darker: AI-generated, human-independent encryption. According to a new research paper, Googlers Martín Abadi and David G. Andersen …

Machine Learning

Microsoft invented a new way to bring your photos to life like never before — and it works on any device

At its Wednesday event, Microsoft unveiled a nifty new feature that can capture 3D images of objects using the regular camera on any device.<p>The feature, called the Windows Capture 3D Experience, lets you walk around an object to capture it in 3D. Microsoft showed off the feature during its event …

Microsoft announces a super sleek and powerful all-in-one PC

And now you can add desktop PCs to the portfolio of devices Microsoft makes.<p>Joining the Surface family is the new Surface Studio, the company's first …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft shows off a new $100 input method with the Surface Dial

Okay, this is cool. Microsoft kind of powered past the Surface Dial in all of the pomp and circumstance around the new Creators Update version of Windows 10 and the Surface Studio all in one, but the new wireless peripheral offers up some interesting new methods for interacting with the company …

Wireless, Smartphone Ultrasound Scanner a Safe Alternative to X-Ray for Lung Scanning

<b>LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2016</b> – Clarius Mobile Health, a digital healthcare startup, will demonstrate its ultra-portable smartphone ultrasound scanners …

Google's AI Can Now Learn From Its Own Memory Independently

It begins.<p>The DeepMind artificial intelligence (AI) being developed by Google's parent company, Alphabet, can now intelligently build on what's …

Science and technology will make mental and emotional wellbeing scalable, accessible, and cheap

Nichol Bradford Contributor<p>Nichol Bradford is the CEO and Founder of Willow Group, a Transformative Technology Company, and the co-founder and executive director of the Transformative Technology Lab at Sofia University.<p>Ask yourself a simple question. If it were an issue for you, what would you pay …

Honda created a bizarre looking electric car using 3D printing

Honda created a single-seater electric car with a body that is almost entirely made up of 3D-printed panels.<p>The automaker revealed the tiny car on Tuesday at CEATEC 2016, a Japanese consumer electronics show.<p>While the tiny car is just a prototype, the Japanese automaker told AutoCar that it is …

Solids Are Mostly Empty Space

Nucleus of an atom.<p>Our body is mostly empty space. A star, a planet, a chair, all these things are mostly empty space. These objects behave as if …

How to deliver a remarkable presentation

20 practical steps to delivering presentations that are memorable, and effective<p>I'm lucky. I get paid to speak at events that I used to attend. But it wasn't always that way.<p>Things changed when I decided that I wanted to speak at events back in 2004. I was an ambitious Director of Sales. I knew …

Trump's habit of fuming over slights comes at political cost

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's five-day feud with a former beauty queen is only the latest example of his insistence on airing and re-airing his …

BAML: These 3 policy concerns 'keep us up at night' ahead of the US presidential election

The election has become one of the "most significant near-term risks" for the economy and markets, according to a note by Bank of America's macro team, led by Lisa Berlin.<p>On the downside, the team notes concerns over trade and the Fed, but on the upside, we could see some additional fiscal stimulus.<p>…

There's Now Even More Evidence That The Moon Triggers Our Most Powerful Earthquakes

Earth-shattering.<p>Scientists have long debated whether the movements of the Moon and the tidal stresses it generates play a role in triggering …