Rolando Cedeno

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AI helps unlock ‘dark matter’ of bizarre superconductors

Machine learning supports 20-year-old theory of electron behaviour in high-temperature superconductor.<p>Machine-learning algorithms are helping to …

Machine Learning

James Jeans and the Theory of Continuous Creation

James Hopwood Jeans (1877-1946)<p>On September 11, 1877, English physicist, astronomer and mathematician <b>James Hopwood Jeans</b> was born. Jeans was the …

Princeton University

New study identifies possible ancestors of RNA

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology may have made headway in helping determine the origin of life by identifying three different …

Research

New world record magnetic field

A group of scientists at the University of Tokyo has recorded the largest magnetic field ever generated indoors—a whopping 1,200 tesla, as measured …

Magnetism

Keep cool: Researchers develop magnetic cooling cycle

As a result of climate change, population growth, and rising expectations regarding quality of life, energy requirements for cooling processes are …

Magnetism

Large-scale shift causing lower-oxygen water to invade Canada's Gulf of St. Lawrence

Oxygen declines have been seen to affect Atlantic wolffish, Claret said, and threaten Atlantic cod, snow crabs and Greenland halibut that all live in …

Gulf Stream

Graphene helps protect photocathodes for physics experiments

Transforming light into electricity is no mean feat. Some devices, like solar cells, use a closed circuit to generate an electric current from …

Graphene

Study uncovers new hurdle for developing immunotherapies

The body's immune system is a valiant weapon against disease, and harnessing its power through a technique called immunotherapy is at the forefront …

Notre Dame

Google AI Tool Identifies a Tumor's Mutations From an Image

When I was in high school in the early 2000s, I spent a week of my summer vacation shadowing a pathologist at the local hospital. Every day in his …

Mutations

Bizarre Physics Phenomenon Suggests Objects Can Be Two Temperatures at Once

The famous thought experiment known as Schrödinger's cat implies that a cat in a box can be both dead and alive at the same time — a bizarre …

Physics

Jargon Watch: Silicages Could Make Gene Therapy Less Risky

<b>Silicage ('sil-i-'kāj)<br>n. A nanostructure made of silica that may provide a safer carrier for gene therapy.</b><p>Viruses are nature’s Trojan horses—they …

Gene Therapy

Why we choke under pressure -- and how to avoid it

When the pressure is on, why do we sometimes fail to live up to our potential? Cognitive scientist and Barnard College president Sian Leah Beilock …

TED Talks

The Genes That Never Go Out of Style

Fifteen years after the Human Genome Project, scientists are still mostly studying genes that have already been well studied.<p>Back in 2000, a group of mildly inebriated geneticists set up a lighthearted sweepstakes to guess how many genes the human genome would turn out to contain once it was fully …

Genes

Why the Gene Editors of Tomorrow Need to Study Ethics Today

WIRED ICON<p><b>Jennifer Doudna</b>, Crispr pioneer<p>NOMINATES<p><b>Jiwoo Lee</b>, Crispr wunderkind, Stanford sophomore<p>Two years after biochemist Jennifer Doudna helped …

Genetics

Why DNA Is the Most Exciting Programming Language Today

WIRED ICON<p><b>Sean Parker</b>, Napster cofounder<p>NOMINATES<p><b>Alex Marson</b>, biologist and infectious disease doctor at UC San Francisco<p>When Sean Parker was young, …

San Francisco

"Nuclear pasta" ranked strongest material in the universe

Forget steel, forget diamond and even forget everyone's favorite wonder material graphene – "nuclear pasta" may be the strongest material in the …

Neutron Stars

Astronomers Spot Unprecedented Glow Around Neutron Star, and Whatever It Is, It’s Important

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have glimpsed a neutron star unlike any seen before.<p>Neutron stars, which contain more mass than the Sun …

University of Toronto

Popular Perfume Scent Unexpectedly Reverses Baldness in New Study

"This is actually a rather amazing finding."<p>Synthetic sandalwood, better known for its role as sock-drawer potpourri, had unexpected effects on hair …

Research

Probiotics 'not as beneficial for gut health as previously thought'

Probiotics, hailed by some as a cure for all kinds of digestive ailments and recommended by many GPs alongside antibiotics, may not be as universally beneficial for gut health as previously thought.<p>The gut microbiome is the sum total of all the micro-organisms living in a person’s gut, and has been …

Microbiome

She made the discovery, but a man got the Nobel. A half-century later, she’s won a $3 million prize.

Jocelyn Bell Burnell built the telescope, laboring in damp and chilly English weather to install more than 100 miles of cable and copper wire across a windswept field near Cambridge. She operated the instruments and analyzed the data, poring over miles of chart paper etched with the inked …

Nobel Prize

Scientists Have Detected an Entirely New Visual Phenomenon in The Human Eye

We can see more than we thought.<p>New research suggests the human eye and brain are capable of seeing ghosted images, a new type of visual phenomenon …

Albert Einstein

The Strange Numbers That Birthed Modern Algebra

The 19th-century discovery of numbers called “quaternions” gave mathematicians a way to describe rotations in space, forever changing physics and …

Physics

Band-Aid-sized ultrasound device could cost as little as $100

Ultrasound equipment doesn't come easy, often taking the shape of clunky contraptions that cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. In a bid to …

Fabrication

AI just detected 72 radio bursts that could come from aliens

ALIEN AI<p>Searching the skies for extraterrestrial life means spending a lot of time separating signals from noise. Luckily, AI is particularly good at …

University of California

Scientists Used Video Games to Teach Children Empathy

Video games get a bad rap for being violent and addictive. But let's face it: Kids love them. They're entertaining, stress relieving, and a great way …

Crystals

Engineered sand could remove nasty toxins to produce drinkable water

Water is one of our most underappreciated resources. For people with steady access to this life-giving liquid, it’s absence can seem like a distant …

Toxins

Printing metal just got easier with Desktop Metal’s new supercharged tech

Few things are more hardcore than 3D-printing metal. We can think of just two off the top of our head: Pressure cookers and cave diving. That’s about …

Prototyping

This Controversial Theory Says Our Universe Is Just One of Many Previous Universes

Science is never set in stone. Even if a theory about the universe is airtight, there's always some uncertainty and a handful of alternate theories …

Stephen Hawking

Japan’s New Supercomputer Is the Fastest Ever for Astronomy Research

By on September 10, 2018 at 7:15 am<p>Scientists have incredibly powerful telescopes at their disposal today like Hubble and the Very Large Telescope in …

Intel Corporation

The Body's Reaction to Exercise Could Signal Later Cardiovascular Problems

"Given the future risk of cardiovascular disease, this could be an identifier."<p>In general, we know that exercise improves heart health. But …

High Blood Pressure