Gary Peters

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The Trump-Russia dossier: why its findings grow more significant by the day

As US officials investigate potential collusion between Trump and Moscow, the series of reports by the former UK intelligence official Christopher Steele are casting an ever darker shadow over the president<p>Nine months after its first appearance, the set of intelligence reports known as the Steele …

Donald Trump

Everyone keeps talking about A.I.—here's what it really is and why it's so hot now

Artificial intelligence is everywhere, from Apple's iPhone keyboard to Zillow's home price estimates. There's also a lot of stuff out there that …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning and How they Differ from One Another

These are three terms that are heard all the time now, but often people still get confused about what each one really entails. Below is a quick …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists turn spinach leaf into working heart tissue

Researchers have managed to turn a spinach leaf into working heart tissue and are on the way to solving the problem of recreating the tiny, branching networks of blood vessels in human tissue.<p>Until now, scientists have unsuccessfully tried to use 3D printing to recreate these intricate …

Spinach

Ask Ethan: Is There Any Such Thing As Pure Energy?

Energy plays a tremendous role, not only in our technology-rich daily lives, but in fundamental physics as well. The chemical energy stored in gasoline gets converted into kinetic energy that propels our vehicles, while the electrical energy from our power planets gets converted into light, heat …

Physics

White House press secretary hasn't held an on-camera briefing in a week

The White House press briefing room has gone dark.<p>Press secretary Sean Spicer hasn't held an on-camera briefing in a week.<p>Veteran White House correspondents say this is unusual, particularly at the start of an administration, when there are dozens of daily announcements.<p>Before Inauguration Day, …

Donald Trump

Nobody knows where a black hole’s information goes

Is it conserved? Destroyed? Radiated away? 40+ years on, we still don’t have answers.<p><i>This article was contributed by</i> <i>Sabine Hossenfelder</i><i>. Sabine is a</i> …

The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

With environmental regulations expected to come under heavy fire from the Trump administration, new research offers powerful evidence of a link between air pollution and<p>dementiarisk.<p>For older women, breathing air that is heavily polluted by vehicle exhaust and other sources of fine particulates …

Dementia

Early Results From NASA's Twin Study Are Actually Kinda Unnerving

We can't predict what space will do to us.<p>When it comes to seasoned astronaut Scott Kelly - who last year broke the US record for most time spent in …

Molecule throws roadblock in Alzheimer's path

When it comes to the drama of Alzheimer's disease, the compound in the starring role as the villain is tau. It's a protein that normally helps our …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Alzheimer's Disease

Leaked NASA Paper Shows The 'Impossible' EM Drive Really Does Work

Did we just achieve fuel-less propulsion?<p>The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the …

Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general out on bail amid appeal

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and …

Corruption

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Copyright

Bali tourists film giant waves crashing onto hotel poolside amid fears of 'tsunami'

This is the dramatic moment giant waves crash onto a Bali hotel's poolside, sparking fears of a "tsunami".<p>Tourists at Ku De Ta tourist resort exclaim as large waves caused by powerful sea swells hit.<p>One tourist speaking to Daily Mail Australia said: "[I was] fearing a tsunami was coming up."<p>On …

Self-Assembled Nanomaterials Make Advances In Artificial Photosynthesis

Last month, I wrote about how scientists (including me) were working on an area known as artificial photosynthesis, whereby solar energy is used to generate hydrogen and oxygen for use as fuels by splitting water molecules. This hydrogen solar fuel would be cheap, clean and sustainable. There are …

Photosynthesis

NASA gives away the data from an Earth-mapping spacecraft

Want to know a whole lot about the Earth's surface? NASA and the Japanese government are now giving away all the data from the ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) instrument... for free. Previously, you had to pay if you wanted anything more than basic …

Tesla's $13,000 battery could keep your home online in a blackout

Elon Musk has hinted at device to be unveiled this week, and analyst Trip Chowdhry sees big benefits for those who ‘always want to be connected’<p>Elon Musk is a man who likes to make waves. Whether it’s privatizing space exploration or shaking up commuting with the Hyperloop high speed transport …

Tesla

Google releases their own Handwriting Input app

Google released their Handwriting Input app, which is yet another way to enter text onto your device. If finger input, voice commands or even swype …

Bright future for ‘dark sky’ sites as astrotourism grows in appeal

Kielder Observatory in Northumberland is top destination for the rising numbers of ‘darkness seekers’ who love astronomy<p>They are the darkness seekers – and they are growing in number.<p>On Black Fell, looking down on Northumberland’s beautiful Kielder Water reservoir, a group of people wait in a car …

National Parks