SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
AI IS HELPING THIS ANTI-AGING STARTUP UNCOVER WAYS FOR YOU TO LIVE A LONGER, HEALTHIER LIFE
A new venture that aims to combine longevity research with artificial intelligence is in the works, thanks to funding from British billionaire Jim Mellon. The new company will focus on finding faster ways to develop drugs that fight aging.
AN ASTEROID HEADED OUR WAY IS ABOUT TO TEST NASA’S PLANETARY DEFENSE SYSTEM
Don’t panic: the inbound asteroid is estimated to safely pass our planet at a distance of about 6,800 kilometers.
FIT FOR A KING: TUT'S CAMPING BED WAS AN ANCIENT MARVEL
King Tutankhamun, the pharaoh who ruled Egypt more than 3,300 years ago, slept on the forerunner of our modern camping bed, according to a study presented at the latest international conference on the boy king in Cairo.
FACEBOOK’S LANGUAGE-CREATING AI BOTS ARE NOW REQUIRED TO NEGOTIATE IN ENGLISH
After Facebook researchers discovered their artificially intelligent chatbots created a new language to more efficiently negotiate, they decided to tweak the systems to require that they use English. This raises the question of whether the "new language" should be allowed it it means the systems would be better equipped to meet their goals.
JAPAN HAS SENT AN AUTONOMOUS DRONE ASSISTANT TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has sent a dual remote controlled/autonomous robot to the International Space Station. The robot will help crew members with various tasks by replacing the need for them to take pictures.
RARE 'BALLOON SYNDROME' CAUSES HEDGEHOG TO PUFF UP LIKE A BEACH BALL
What do you do when find a puffed-up, beach-ball-size hedgehog? You take it to the vet to be deflated.