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Scientists Have Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

This is crazy.<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human brain …

Europe in crisis? Despite everything, its citizens have never had it so good | Natalie Nougayrède

The EU’s achievements are huge. As Brexit begins, don’t forget that hundreds of millions still want to be part of it<p>Europeans have never had it so good. This may sound counterintuitive, at the end of a momentous week when Brexit has been formally triggered, marking for the first time ever a …

This Terrifying NASA Image Shows The True Power of Super Typhoon Nepartak

Stay safe, guys.<p>Taiwan has been battered by super typhoon Nepartak, which made landfall on Friday morning, ripping off rooftops, flipping cars, and …

It suddenly seems like life could be found almost anywhere in the universe

Science still has no solid proof that life exists beyond Earth. But the more we look around the universe, the more we see the <i>potential</i> for life just about everywhere, including in some really counter-intuitive spots.<p>Because we've yet to find life elsewhere in our own solar system, the search for …

Universe

Layer of strange "dark hydrogen" believed to exist on Jupiter-like planets

As the most abundant element around and the basis for a full three-quarters the mass of the universe, you'd think scientists would have uncovered all …

No poverty, hunger in 15 years? UN sets sweeping new goals

A season of goal-setting begins this month as the United Nations launches a new 15-year plan to fight grinding world poverty, improve health and …

The US just tapped into a surprising source of renewable energy for the first time

The project involves the Azura prototype, built by Northwest Energy Innovations. Azura is a 45 ton machine that moves with the swells of the waves capturing their complex motion in 360 degrees, making it more efficient than other wave generators that only capture a particular movement in the waves …

Renewable Energy

Solar power’s success is key to clean energy

Politicians have not yet woken up to the implications of this cheap and popular fuel<p><b>They have become a commonplace sight across Britain</b>: rows of darkly-winking panels nestling across rooftops, quietly generating free energy for the inhabitants below during daylight hours.<p>It is fair to say that the</b> …

Tesla's massive new battery factory benefits more than just Tesla

Electric-car maker Tesla hopes that producing battery cells on such a massive scale will allow it to achieve a $35,000 base price for its planned 200-mile Model 3 electric car, and supply cells for energy storage as well.<p>But building lithium-ion cells in heretofore unknown numbers will require more …

UBS Analysts: Solar Will Become the ‘Default Technology of the Future’

Within a decade, solar photovoltaics could account for 10 percent of electricity supply globally, beating out coal and nuclear as "default" power …

Watch PLANETARY - Extended Trailer Online

For more info about PLANETARY (formerly CONTINUUM) and how you can support order the film, check out: http://www.weareplanetary.com. Follow us on …