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How To Use Python To Automate Almost Anything

Testers of all kinds can benefit from learning approaches to automating daily tasks. In this three-part series, you’ll be walked through a task that …

Python Programming

How to use Visual Studio Code

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Largest ever microbiome study offers novel insights into gut bacteria and human health

The American Gut Project – a global, crowdsourced citizen science effort – has published the first results from one of the biggest gut microbiome …

Memories Physically Transferred Between Snails Through Strings of RNA

It just took one injection to teach these snails fear.<p>To most of us, memories are intangible, like floating photo albums existing only in the mind. …

Biology

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

Pirates 'massacre' Guyana fishermen off Suriname coast

<b>Guyana's President David Granger has described as a "massacre" a pirate attack last week that is feared to have killed at least a dozen fishermen.</b><p>"It is a great massacre, a great tragedy," Mr Granger said on Thursday.<p>Four boats carrying some 20 people were attacked off the coast of neighbouring …

Crypto Firm Mines Bitcoin in Space, and the Results Are Amazing

Miner One is going where no rig has gone before.<p>Bitcoin is rising in more ways than one. On Monday, as the cryptocurrency reached a price of $9,295 …

Cryptocurrency

The CIA Made A Board Game, And It's Now Playable

CIA Senior Collection Analyst David Clopper has, since 2008, created three complex board games designed to test employees. They used to be a secret, …

Asteroids big enough to destroy cities hit Earth with terrifying frequency, scientists reveal

The mysterious ‘Tunguska event’ was the largest asteroid impact in recorded history and caused an explosion 1,000 times more powerful than the bomb …

Using machine learning for hydrocarbon prospecting in Reconcavo Basin, Brazil

Author: Zhakiya, Elezhan<p>Other Contributors: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.<p>Advisor: …

The Next Porn: How to design a service without having money

A few months ago I came up with the idea of creating a service that would give users the exact porn they needed. Whether it was just being uploaded …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

Horny monkeys that will sleep with anything have created a new species

Sex-mad monkeys have been mating with other species, creating an entirely new hybrid population of monkeys — and scientists are absolutely fine with …

The Scientific Paper Is Obsolete

Here’s what’s next.<p>The scientific paper—the actual form of it—was one of the enabling inventions of modernity. Before it was developed in the 1600s, results were communicated privately in letters, ephemerally in lectures, or all at once in books. There was no public forum for <i>incremental</i> advances. …

This Volcano Erupted For 5 Years Straight, And The Photos Are Mesmerising

You're looking at a very rare type of lava fountain.<p>On 24 May 1969, a deep rumbling started within Kīlauea, the largest of the volcanoes comprising …

Geology

Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And We Finally Know How That's Possible

Whoa, evolution. Just... whoa.<p>The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic …

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Why Smoking Weed Makes You Tired And Lazy

Even as the body of evidence of cannabis' potential as a potent medical precursor grows (especially with the development of CBD-rich strains), …

Neuroscience

Xiaomi goes after Alienware’s throne with a gaming laptop at 'half the price'

While Xiaomi is best known for its Android phones and home appliances, the Chinese brand is now branching out into gaming gear, with a new laptop that promises high-end graphics capabilities – and it costs only half as much in China as an Alienware with similar specs there.<p>The 15.6-inch Mi Gaming …

Study overturns age-old theory of brain learning

For decades, scientists thought that learning occurs in synapses, or the numerous junctions between brain cells. But now, a new study proposes that …

Neuroscience

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

All About Grimpoteuthis, the Dumbo Octopus

Deep on the ocean floor there lives an octopus with a name out of a Disney movie. The dumbo octopus takes its name from Dumbo, the elephant that used …

Seeing the Light on Vitamin D

It’s winter. Do you know what your vitamin D status is?<p>If you’re like most Americans, your level is suboptimal (under 30 nanograms/mL) if not frankly …

Neuroscience

Shatter, Batter, Wax: How Cannabis Extracts Come to Be

Some time around the mid-aughts, folks in the weed industry began to notice a shift in the market. Pot smokers were <i>smoking</i> less, and dabbing …

Cannabis

An introduction to PC gaming… by a console enthusiast – Reader’s Feature

A reader explains why he was finally convinced to buy a gaming PC, and the easiest way to research and build your own.<p>It’s a daunting feat moving …

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

NASA astronaut who spent a year in space now has different DNA from his twin

Space travel is dangerous for a lot of very obvious reasons — traveling off of Earth on a rocket has its risks, after all — but even when everything …

Vision-improving nanoparticle eyedrops could end the need for glasses

High-tech eyeglasses can give blind people the ability to see, but could the development of eyesight-improving eyedrops help eliminate the need for …