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Molecular nanosubmarines can target and kill specific cancer cells

In 2015, scientists from Rice University revealed they had created light-driven nanosubmarines. These tiny molecular machines were activated by …

AI analyzes spacetime distortions 10 million times faster than current methods

A Fraction of a Second<p>Gravitational lensing is a curious phenomenon. Not only does it demonstrate properties associated with the invisible dark …

IBM is modeling new AI after the human brain

Attentive Robots<p>Currently, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are able to exhibit seemingly-human traits. Some are intentionally humanoid, and …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon Stock Breaks Out After Blitz Into New Industries | Investopedia

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN​) shares broke out from upper trendline resistance to new all-time highs after the company's move into several new industries. …

Trump, Putin met for nearly an hour in second G20 meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, spoke for a second time on July 7 in a previously undisclosed discussion, the White House confirmed on Tuesday.<p>A senior White House official told CNN the discussion was "nearly an hour."<p>The White House, in a …

Donald Trump

As Relations Worsen, Iran Says U.S. Sanctions May Violate Nuclear Deal

Mohammad Javad Zarif, the foreign minister of Iran, charged on Tuesday that the Trump administration’s attempt to reimpose sanctions on his country was a violation of the accord signed two years ago that sharply limited Iran’s ability to produce nuclear material in return for its reintegration into …

South Asia

US Army wants helicopters to refuel at robotic pumps

Militaries regularly set up fueling stations at forward bases so that helicopters can get back to the fight as quickly as possible. However, requiring fuel crews creates huge risks and logistical headaches: you're sending people to a dangerous, isolated section of the battlefield for a fairly …

Most Americans — and many GOP senators — want a bipartisan approach to fix Obamacare. Will Republicans reach across the aisle?

Congressional<p>Republicans, their campaign to repeal and replace theAffordable Care Actin shambles, face mounting pressure to work withDemocratsto make fixes to the 2010 healthcare law rather than roll it back.<p>But it remains unclear whether the<p>White Houseand GOP leaders are prepared to reach across …

Health Care

O'Malley: Clinton invoking 9/11 to defend Wall Street ties 'shameful'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Martin O'Malley said it was "pretty shameful" for Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton's to invoke the 9/11 attacks to deflect criticism at a debate about her relationship with Wall Street.<p>In an interview with CNN's "New Day," the former Maryland governor and Democratic …

Government

Sanders: We will not turn our backs on Syrian refugees

Bernie Sanders slammed calls to shut the borders to Syrian refugees, telling supporters at a Monday night campaign rally that "now is not the time for demagoguery and fear-mongering."<p>“Every American has been appalled and disgusted by the attack against the people of Paris by the terrorist …

Bernie Sanders

US consulate in Istanbul attacked: Female suspect detained after shots fired

Outlawed radical Turkish Marxist group claim responsibility for a gun attack on the US consulate in Istanbul<p>Turkey suffered one of its bloodiest days in recent weeks on Monday as Kurdish insurgents launched deadly attacks in different parts of the country, including the US consulate in Istanbul, …

Clinton team steps up defense in email controversy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's campaign is feeling the pressure.<p>Facing persistent -- and growing -- criticism of her use of a private email server when she was secretary of state, Clinton's team shifted gears on Wednesday to mount a more muscular defense of the Democratic presidential …

Government

Pentagon to Create New Cybersecurity Tools

The Pentagon has in mind a three-pronged coun­ter­at­tack against a dec­ades-old form of cy­ber as­sault that con­tin­ues to para­lyze gov­ern­ment …

Cybersecurity

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sheds stocks, hints at large investment

By Jonathan Stempel<p>Aug 14 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc has eliminated its stakes in National Oilwell Varco Inc and Phillips …

Alibaba's cloud and mobile businesses soar, but total revenue disappoints

Alibaba Group’s cloud computing and mobile businesses are surging, but its reported revenue in the second quarter missed analysts’ estimates, amid a …

More lawmakers pick sides on Iran nuclear deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy claimed Thursday that Republicans still have a strong possibility of getting enough votes to override a presidential veto of a bill rejecting the Iran nuclear deal -- though the President also continued to pick up key supporters and deployed one of his …

South Asia

Carson defends his research on aborted fetuses

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Thursday defended his past use of tissue from aborted fetuses for medical research even as he continued to criticize Planned Parenthood.<p>The retired neurosurgeon said his research, which took place in 1992, does not conflict with his call to …

Government

Tim Cook Invests in Water-Efficient Shower Head Startup Nebia

Apple CEO Tim Cook is among a group of high-profile investors in Nebia, a San Francisco-based startup that has created a water-efficient shower head, according to <i>The New York Times</i>. Nebia is a self-installed shower system that atomizes water into millions of droplets to create 10 times more surface …

Startups

How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

Physics

Donald Trump struggles to turn political fling into a durable campaign

Donald Trump was ensconced inside his Manhattan skyscraper early last week, preparing for his first presidential debate. The celebrity billionaire wanted to turn the summer fling that had catapulted him to the front of the Republican pack into a candidacy capable of winning the White House — and …

Donald Trump

Tesla Model S owners, take heart: Hack requires physical access to car's onboard computer

Tesla issues an over-the-air update after security researchers hack the car via its entertainment system.<p>File this one under hacks that are technically possible -- but may be more trouble than they're worth.<p>Two security researchers have discovered a way to hack a Tesla Model S and bring the vehicle …

Tesla

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

How the hybrid cloud has already doomed your data center

You may not have decided to fully decommission all of your server rooms yet. But asset capitalization and operational expenses will eventually lead …

Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflict

LICE, Turkey (AP) — The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire — …

Middle East

Windows 10 -- how to download it right now

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 in 190 countries, and more than 14 million people have already downloaded it. However, while the OS is a free …

Some salespeople selling Google's cloud had their salaries cut by up to $50,000, report says

Urs Hölzle is the man in charge of the cloud unit. One thing he's doing to build Google's cloud business is to beef up Google's professional sales staff to try and win business from some of the largest companies in the world. It currently counts companies like Coca Cola, HTC, Best Buy and U.S. …

Selling

Why is Russia sending bombers close to U.S. airspace?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian bombers intercepted by U.S. fighter jets off the California coast on July Fourth could be seen as having raised a metaphorical middle finger to the United States.<p>"Good morning, American pilots. We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," they said, …

Military

Be the Decider on Iraq, Mr. President

As an Iraq vet, I know when a mission is hopeless, and sending in more ‘advisors’ is just that.<p>As an Iraq vet, I know what it’s like to be part of a hopeless mission in pursuit of a muddy strategy. And that is what you are doing now, Mr. President, by pretending that 400 or 500 more American …

Middle East