SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
NOW THAT SCIENTISTS CAN READ THE HUMAN GENOME, THEY WANT TO WRITE ONE
Synthetic DNA could help you live a longer, healthier life.
GHOSTLY BLUE GLOW IN TASMANIA BAY MAY SIGNAL TROUBLE
An ethereal blue light riding the waves along a beach in Tasmania may be enchanting, but it's actually a signal that the bay may be in danger.
A SCIENTIST IS 3D PRINTING BLOOD VESSELS FOR SICK CHILDREN
Scientists are developing flexible materials to 3D print blood vessels for treating vascular defects in children. The team has been awarded a grant totaling $211,000 from the NIH for their cause.
SEA ICE HITS RECORD LOWS AT BOTH POLES
Arctic temperatures have finally started to cool off after yet another
winter heat wave
stunted sea ice growth over the weekend.
"AI BRAIN SCANS" REVEAL HOW SYNTHETIC INTELLIGENCE THINK
Graphcore has produce a series of images that show what it looks like when its development chip runs various AI software, such as Microsoft Research's ResNet-34 architecture. Looking at these images is similar to looking at a scan from a brain to see how it works as both processes involve connections between different parts of a system.
AI SYSTEM FINDS ANOTHER GAME TO DOMINATE HUMANS
Artificially intelligent gamers have a new squad member in Phillip, an AI designed to play Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. fighting game. The most remarkable aspect is that the AI taught itself how to play the game.
CAPE COD'S GREAT WHITE SHARK POPULATION MAY BE GROWING
New shark-survey numbers could indicate a healthy population of great white sharks on the Atlantic Seaboard.
'GILDED LADY' AND OTHER EXQUISITE MUMMIES ON DISPLAY IN NYC
An Egyptian mummy named the Gilded Lady may be more than 2,000 years old, but visitors can gaze into her brown eyes and admire her dark, curly hair at "Mummies," an exhibit opening Monday (March 20) at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City.
WILL OUR FUTURE WARS BE FOUGHT BY MASSIVE MILITARY ROBOTS?
Bigger might not be better in battle.
NASA JUST RELEASED THEIR LATEST PLANS TO GET HUMANS TO MARS
On March 28, NASA published an article outlining its most recent plans to get to Mars. The plan consists of two phases, an exploratory stage and the actual mission to Mars phase, with both hinging upon the creation of a "gateway" in lunar orbit.