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Scientists can 3D print human heart tissue now. The future is here

Long term, the goal of 3D bioprinting is to be able to 3D print fully functioning organs which can be used to replace the failing biological organs …

Einstein Wins Again! General Relativity Passes Its First Extragalactic Test

In 1915, Albert Einstein put forth a new theory of gravity: General Relativity. Instead of every mass in the Universe instantly reaching across to every other mass and exerting an attractive force, the new concept of a cosmic fabric — spacetime — would curve in response to matter and energy. As the …

Live Updates: Trump-Kim Summit Ends with Promise to Suspend Military Exercises

<b>This live briefing has ended. See our main story on the North Korea summit here.</b><p>President Trump, after a daylong historic summit with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, announced plans to suspend military exercises on the Korean Peninsula and said he expected Mr. Kim to move “very …

Vague on Details, Trump Is Betting on ‘Special Bond’ With Kim to Deliver Deal

SINGAPORE — On paper, there is nothing President Trump extracted from North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, in their summit meeting that Mr. Kim’s father and grandfather had not already given to past American presidents.<p>In fact, he got less, at least for now. But as Mr. Trump made clear in a lengthy …

North Korea

Summit Day: What happened at historic Trump-Kim meeting?

It was the greatest show on earth — at least for today and according to its main protagonists, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>That a global audience from Washington to Pyongyang and beyond was agape at such a once inconceivable tete-a-tete in the wake of threats of …

What's The Best Programming Language To Learn If You Want To Work At A Big Software Company?

<i>Which programming language should you learn if you want a job at Google, Amazon, Facebook or any big software company? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by John L. Miller, Software</b> …

Programming

Here's the tiny drone the US Army just purchased for soldiers

The US Army is getting tiny personal surveillance drones as part of a $2.6 million contract with Flir, a thermal imaging and technology company.<p>The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System is the world's smallest combat-proven nano-drone, according to the company. The US Army has ordered the …

The next version of macOS is macOS Mojave

Apple isn’t done with macOS just yet. The company presented the next version of macOS at the WWDC developer conference. With macOS Mojave, Apple is leaving the mountain metaphors behind.<p>“Today we’re excited to take Mac a huge leap forward,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said.<p>Apple’s senior vice president of …

Apple has paid $100 billion to developers

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 with a bunch of App Store stats. Arguably the biggest number he shared was that Apple this week is expecting to pass a new milestone: $100 billion paid out to developers. That figure is up from the $70 billion paid out by …

Apple and Pixar created USDZ, a file format just for AR

Apple today announced USDZ for iOS 12, a WYSIWYG editor developed with Pixar, that allows developers to bring objects from Photoshop and Dimension into an AR environment.<p>The new features are being described as “AR Quicklook” and are designed to deliver AR experiences across iOS 12 focused on …

ARKit 2: All the iOS AR Apple showed at WWDC 2018

Today we’re having a peek at all the new features revealed by Apple for iPhone X (and a few other devices) for augmented reality. Apple suggested …

Apple introduces iOS 12

Apple announced the next version of iOS at its WWDC developer conference. While iOS 12 won’t be available before the fall, it’s always interesting to get a sneak peek at the next version of iOS.<p>Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi first talked about some numbers. 81 …

We Finally Understand What Really Happens When a Black Hole Eats a Star

*burp*<p>At the center of our galaxy resides a Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH) known as Sagittarius A.<p>Based on ongoing observations, astronomers have …

Stephen Hawking, modern cosmology's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

Monkey see, monkey 2: Scientists clone monkeys using technique that created Dolly the sheep

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, scientists say they created cloned primates using the same complicated cloning technique that made Dolly the sheep in 1996.<p>Shanghai scientists created two genetically identical and adorable long-tailed macaques. The monkeys are named Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong, a version of …

Genetics

It’s the New Year and you’re getting laundry-folding robots, because the 1960s thought of everything

The robot laundry-folding wars are heating up.<p>The German appliance manufacturing giant BSH is in the early stages of partnering with the U.S. and Israeli-based laundry-folding robot designer FoldiMate on product development and manufacturing in the latest volley in the battle to bring a …

Bitcoin: Lessons From The Crypto

<i>Source: Coindesk.com</i><p><b>Lessons From The Crypto: A Christmas Special</b><p>Bitcoin (COIN), as many of you may well know, had quite a stellar correction last …

Watch a mesmerizing timelapse of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch

Photographer Jesse Watson has been following the SpaceX launches for quite some time. Fascinated by the footage he has seen, he wanted to make a …

SpaceX

20 Gorgeous Hubble Photos That Showcase The Universe's Beauty

When it comes to the Universe itself, perhaps no better views have come, ever, than those from the Hubble Space Telescope. Across a myriad of objects, Hubble’s eyes have shown us the Universe as we’ve never seen it before.<p>Here are 20 of its finest moments.<p><b>Galaxy clusters:</b> The most massive bound …

Cosmology

College students come up with plug-in to combat fake news

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A team of college students is getting attention from internet companies and Congress after developing a browser extension …

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

The AI chip startup explosion is already here

All eyes may have been on Nvidia this year as its stock exploded higher thanks to an enormous amount of demand across all fronts: gaming, an increased interest in data centers, and its major potential applications in AI.<p>But while Nvidia’s stock price and that chart may have been one of the more …

Startups

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

After net neutrality: Brace for internet 'fast lanes'

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that federal telecom regulators have repealed net neutrality, it may be time to brace for the arrival of internet "fast lanes" …

Net Neutrality

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life

Make your life easier by following these skill sets to wipe out conflict from your life.<p>Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode …

The US and China are preparing for all hell to break loose in North Korea

As tensions rise to historic heights on the Korean Peninsula, both the US and China have begun taking unprecedented steps to prepare for the worst-case scenario.<p>Across North Korea's border in China's Jilin province, state-run media ran a full-page instructional package on how to survive a nuclear …

North Korea

The iMac Pro is a beast, but it's not for everybody

‘Pro’ means something different on the iMac than on the MacBook<p>The iMac Pro is available to order today, and if you're a Mac user, you're almost surely going to covet it. But for most people, it's a better idea to <i>covet</i> this machine than it is to actually <i>acquire</i> it. It starts at $4,999 and …

GPU killer: Google reveals just how powerful its TPU2 chip really is

Google's second-generation Tensor Processing Units Pods can deliver 11.5 petaflops of calculations.<p>So far, Google has only provided a few images of …

Another New Harry Potter Game Announced, Coming In 2018

Warner Bros. recently created a new label specifically designed to publish Harry Potter games. Off the back of that announcement last month and the reveal of a new Pokemon Go-like game titled Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the company has now unveiled another new game set in the Potter universe. …

Harry Potter

Making Sense of Bitcoin and Its Wild Price Ride: QuickTake Q&A

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $19,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …