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Experiment Provides Further Evidence That Reality Doesn't Exist Until We Measure It

Physicists have succeeded in confirming one of the theoretical aspects of quantum physics: Subatomic objects switch between particle and wave states …

Quantum Mechanics

What is Data Science?

We live in a world in which data are generated in ever increasing quantity and information derived from it has become a main driving force for …

Data Science

Watch this beetle aim and fire its 'machine gun' - Futurity

X-rays and high-speed video reveal how bombardier beetles use a gun-like chamber in their abdomens to rapidly fire boiling chemicals at enemies.

X-rays

Explore The Cosmos With These Great Movies And Documentaries About Space

For most of us, the simple fact of the matter is that we’re simply never going to outer space. Clearly, this doesn’t apply to any current or future astronauts, or those of you rich enough to visit Richard Branson’s inevitable space hotel or whatever the hell he’s planning on doing up there. For the …

Microsoft Is Sporting a New Attitude - It's Called Innovation

I try not to drink any company’s particular brand of Kool-Aid but it was tough not to be impressed by the direction underfoot at Microsoft as I watched its Build 2015 Keynote. Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, is clearly bringing some new magic to the way the company thinks, a renewed innovative …

San Francisco

X-37B craft will fly next month using an 'experimental propulsion system'

Top secret X-37B space plane will fly next month using an 'experimental propulsion system', reveals the US Air Force<p><b>X-37B space drone will take off</b> …

Space Exploration

Careful what you write: How text mining could hurt your business

Tesla Motors experienced its second highest one-minute trading volume of all time earlier this month after computers misinterpreted the company’s April Fools’ Day joke as a serious press release.<p>This reaction to the company’s joke — that it was releasing a Tesla Watch that “doesn’t just tell the …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet the first lady of graphene, turning harmful gases into the wonder stuff

Catharina Paukner is building a supersized graphene factory in Cambridge that can turn methane from landfill - or even cows - into modern-day black gold<p>The birthplace of graphene – the one-atom-thick carbon – is Manchester University, where it was created by two physicists. But Cambridge could …

Graphene

Great Entrepreneurs Share These Six Traits - And Some May Surprise You

What does it take to be successful as an entrepreneur? It’s a frequently asked question. Common answers are passion, smarts, audacity—not to mention the ability to work 70-hour weeks with no end in sight.<p>However, there are other traits that can be just as advantageous but might not fit into our …

Entrepreneurship

5 Time Management Tips For Lazy Entrepreneurs

Admit it, building a business is tough.<p>You have a million different things to do, and you must prioritize from a list as long as the Nile.<p>It drives …

How a Toronto prof changed artificial intelligence

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.—Three summers ago, at the age of 64, Geoffrey Hinton left his home in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood to become an intern at …

The Beginner's Guide to Semantic Search Terms

Mention the word “semantic” and things get all weird, for a little more confusion add an “s” at the end and throw in the word “technology” and by the …