SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
MAMMOTH TOOTH REVEALS BEAST ONCE TRAMPED AROUND AUSTIN, TEXAS
CALGARY, Alberta — About 67,000 years ago, a gigantic mammoth chowed down on enormous mouthfuls of grass in Texas, just west of where modern-day Austin is located, according to new research.
FOUR WEEKS PREGNANT: WHAT TO EXPECT
During the fourth week of your pregnancy (measured from the first day of your last period), you may begin to have positive results on a home pregnancy test.
HURRICANE HARVEY THREATENS TEXAS WITH 'DEVASTATING' FLOODS
Texans from Houston to Corpus Christi are bracing for a wallop from Hurricane Harvey, which is rapidly intensifying in the Gulf of Mexico before its expected landfall late Friday or early Saturday.
NEW MINI-ANTENNAE COULD PAVE THE WAY FOR BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACES
Researchers from Northeastern University in Boston have developed an antenna that is 100 times smaller than current technology. This development could help pave the way for brain-computer interfaces and implantable cell phones.
SINE O' THE TIMES: BABYLONIAN TABLET HOLDS OLDEST EVIDENCE OF TRIGONOMETRY
Scientists recently decoded a clay tablet from ancient Babylonia that dates to around 3,700 years ago, and found that it contains the oldest trigonometric table in the world.
FACTS ABOUT IRON
From being a crucial building block of steel to nourishing plants and helping carry oxygen in your blood — iron is always busy helping sustain life on Earth.
MICROSOFT RELEASES A NEW DEEP LEARNING ACCELERATION PLATFORM CALLED BRAINWAVE
Microsoft unveiled a new cloud-based programmable hardware that's capable of handling deep learning operations faster and in real-time. Dubbed Brainwave, the system operates on a massive hardware network of Intel's latest Statix 10 chips.
HOW STRESS IN YOUR BRAIN COULD LEAD TO STRESS IN YOUR BODY
The patterns in your brain may predict how your body physically reacts to stressful situations, a new study finds.
RESEARCHERS CAPTURE THE BEST IMAGE OF ANY STAR EVER TAKEN
A team of astronomers created the first ever two-dimensional velocity map of a star and the movement of its atmospheric gasses, a feat never before done in a star other than the Sun. Their technique could be used to study other stars in the future.
STUNNING PHOTO SHOWS TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE'S MARCH ACROSS OREGON SKY
A newly released composite photo of the total solar eclipse shows the entire celestial event as it unfolded over Oregon, revealing different phases of the eclipse as the moon blotted out the sun's light.