SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
RESEARCHERS HAVE OFFICIALLY DISCOVERED A NEW KIND OF CHEMICAL REACTION
Scientists from Colombia University have discovered a fourth class of chemical reaction. This discovery could lead to untold innovation like better engines and easier ways to understand other planets' atmospheres.
BRAIN-SCANNING TECH MAY THREATEN OUR RIGHT TO COGNITIVE LIBERTY
Brain-scanning technology has advanced to a point where people now need to address its potential impact on their privacy. The tech has already been used to try a woman for murder.
THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION UNDERLYING ARTIFICIAL GENERAL INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH – IS MATH REAL?
What are the numbers and math behind AI sentience?
THE IMPLICATIONS OF COSMIC SILENCE
Could cosmic silence imply that we as a species lag way behind other potential life forms?
SUSPECTED WWII-ERA BOMB DISCOVERED AT FUKUSHIMA POWER PLANT
The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant is still severely damaged from the magnitude-9.0 earthquake and massive tsunami that crippled it in March 2011.
STUDY SHOWS THAT “LIQUID BIOPSIES” COULD LEAD TO FASTER CANCER DETECTION
In a study of more than 20,000 middle-aged Chinese men, researchers were able to use a screening method known as a "liquid biopsy" to determine which were most likely to have nasopharyngeal cancer despite showing no outward symptoms. Eventually, the method could be used to provide earlier detection of a number of different kinds of disorders.
PLAGUE BACTERIA FOUND IN ARIZONA FLEAS
Fleas carrying the plague have been found in some parts of Arizona, according to health officials.
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CIRCULAR RNA SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON HOW THE BRAIN WORKS
Researchers have linked circular RNAs, which are plentiful in the brains of mammals, to brain function. This research may pave the way for new treatments for psychiatric disorders.
SPACEX, NASA, AND HP ARE SENDING A SUPERCOMPUTER TO THE ISS
It will be the most powerful computer ever sent into space.
ELON MUSK REMINDS US OF THE POSSIBLE DANGERS OF UNREGULATED AI
Can tech companies be trusted to self-regulate?