SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
EXPERTS SAY AI HAS A 50% CHANCE OF BEATING ALL HUMAN INTELLIGENCE WITHIN 45 YEARS
A recent report on the predictions of AI experts on when AI would surpass human intelligence provide a range of answers. However, there is no doubt that the time to prepare for the ascendancy of AI is now.
ASTEROID COLLISION MAY HAVE TIPPED SATURN'S MOON ENCELADUS
Enceladus, an icy moon of Saturn that
could host life
, may have tipped over long ago.
BOTULISM: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS & TREATMENT
Botulism is a rare but serious illness caused by toxins released by bacteria called Clostridium botulinum.
MICROSOFT IS WORKING TO MAKE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MORE HUMAN
Researchers are studying how bilingual humans switch between languages to bridge the gap in human/AI interaction. Work like this will help AI seem more human as it becomes more and more prevalent in our lives.
WORLD'S LARGEST (AND ODDEST-LOOKING) AIRCRAFT ROLLED OUT FOR TESTS
A bizarre, double-bodied airplane with the largest wingspan of any aircraft in the world just rolled out of its hangar for the first time.
CHRONIC PAIN MAY STEM FROM PAIN RECEPTORS IN HIDING
You may want to run and hide from
TOMORROW, SPACEX WILL FOREVER TRANSFORM SPACEFLIGHT
As part of Elon Musk's long-term plan to reach Mars, the Dragon CRS-4 will launch for the International Space Station for the second time tomorrow.
SCIENTISTS JUST DISCOVERED A NEW TYPE OF NEURON
A rat study revealed that the perirhinal cortex is responsible for general-level navigation — such as travelling between neighborhoods and districts. The discovery of this the "neighborhood cell" could one day have an effect on Alzheimer's treatment.