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A Still-Functioning Auto Shop Relies on This Ancient Computer

Amid all the fervor and hype surrounding the next-generation technology set to alter the way our transportation systems function, it’s good to be reminded once in a while that replacing outgoing models isn’t always a necessity.<p>Case in point: There’s an auto-repair shop in Poland that, in 2016, is …

Earth - Cockroaches are not radiation-proof and most are not pests

<i>Reputation: Yuck. Cockroaches are filthy, immortal scavengers that are unaffected by radiation. In a post-apocalyptic world, it will be these dirty little critters that survive. We would be better off without them.</i><p><i>Reality: There are almost 5,000 species of cockroaches, of which only around 30 have</i> …

Jupiter's moon Europa may shoot liquid water into space

The high-powered Hubble Space Telescope has caught sight of something amazing on Jupiter's icy moon Europa, NASA announced today.<p>Scientists using the …

Astronomy

5 Horrifying Real Medieval Medical Practices

We fantasy readers love our monsters and mayhem: Give us a dragon, demon, or axe-wielding tyrant and we’re as happy as can be. That said, real …

Artificial Intelligence Reads Mammograms With 99% Accuracy

UNNECESSARY BIOPSIES<p>A team from the Houston Methodist Research Institute says they have developed artificial intelligence software capable of …

Nasa to hold announcement about potentially life-supporting ocean on Jupiter’s moon, Europa

Europa has long been suspected to potentially have water hidden beneath its observable surface. Scientists are especially excited because if that …

Astronomy

How Humans Will Get to Deep Space

By Evan Ackerman in IEEE Spectrum<p>By Benjamin Mullin at Poynter<p>By Emily Matchar in Smithsonian<p>By Ellen Huet in Bloomberg Technology<p>By Emily Underwood …

A.I. Experts: Not to Worry, the Singularity Is Still Decades Away

Worried about the impending moment when artificial intelligence moves beyond human capabilities? The theorized “singularity” tipping point may keep …

Singularity

British Standards Institution releases official robot guidelines aimed at keeping humans safe

The new standard for robots is written along similar lines to Isaac Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics.<p>A UK standards body has released a set of …

DARPA sees future wars won with hypersonic weapons and artificial intelligence

In fact, scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects agency, or DARPA, are even looking into advanced neuroscience in hopes of one day merging computerized artificial intelligence with the human brain.<p>"I think the future [of] warfighting is going to look a lot more like less incredibly …

Rats spread disease, decimate crops and very occasionally eat people alive. For centuries, we have struggled to find an effective way of controlling their numbers. Until now …<p>First, the myths. There are no “super rats”. Apart from a specific subtropical breed, they do not get much bigger than 20 …

Pest Control