SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
YOUR FUTURE DOCTOR MAY NOT BE HUMAN. THIS IS THE RISE OF AI IN MEDICINE.
From mental health apps to robot surgeons, artificial intelligence is already changing the practice of medicine.
SHOULD BREAST-FEEDING WOMEN REALLY DRINK GUINNESS?
Is beer the route to better breast-feeding?
SEE WHAT PAST GENERATIONS THOUGHT TODAY'S CITIES WOULD LOOK LIKE
These images depict how people in the past expected Los Angeles and other cities to look in the future, with some envisioning sunken roads and others predicting towering skyscrapers. While some predictions aren't too far off, others illustrate worlds that look very different from the ones we currently inhabit.
3,000-YEAR-OLD CHILD FOOTPRINTS FOUND AT SITE OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN PALACE
Mysterious, 3,000-year-old footprints of ancient Egyptian children have emerged alongside rare painting fragments, at what appears to be the site of a royal palace or temple.
MIT'S SUPER-THIN WIRES ARE LEADING TO A NEW AGE IN BRAIN IMPLANTS
Researchers have developed fibers roughly 200 micrometers across that mimic the flexibility of brain tissue and can be used to manipulate electrical, chemical, or optical signals. Previous devices were specialized, so these small, all-in-one fibers could allow us to do more in neuroscience research, which could lead to breakthroughs in medical treatments and BCIs.
ELON MUSK SET TO REVEAL A BREAKING SPACEX ANNOUNCEMENT
At 4pm EST (1pm GMT), Elon Musk is going to reveal new information about his commercial spaceflight company.
FACTS ABOUT GROUNDHOGS
Groundhogs, also called woodchucks, are large rodents. They are also one of the 14 species of marmot, or ground squirrels.
CASPIAN SEA: LARGEST INLAND BODY OF WATER
The Caspian Sea is the Earth's largest inland body of water. It lies at the junction of Europe and Asia, with the Caucasus Mountains to the west and the steppes of Central Asia to the east.
MANATEES: FACTS ABOUT SEA COWS
The manatee is a large marine mammal with an egg-shaped head, flippers and a flat tail. Manatees are also known as sea cows.
FACTS ABOUT MARMOSETS
Marmosets are small monkeys that live high up in the canopies of South American rainforests. There are more than 20 species, and most could fit comfortably in an adult human's hand.