SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
HERE’S WHY APPLE’S CUSTOM GPU AND A11 BIONIC CHIP ARE UTTERLY REVOLUTIONARY
Apple announced a new iPhone that will be equipped with some impressive hardware. The iPhone X will have a 6-core processor and its own dedicated GPU, which will allow for machine learning.
THIS WEEK, WE WILL OFFICIALLY SAY GOODBYE TO CASSINI. HERE’S WHAT WE’VE LEARNED.
As NASA's Cassini probe plunges to its end, it completes a two-decade run spent mostly observing Saturn. In its thirteen years of taking photos, Cassini has made a number of discoveries about the ringed-planet and its moons. Here are some of them.
WE MAY SOON CHARGE DEVICES BY HARNESSING ELECTRICITY FROM OUR BLOODSTREAM
Researchers from Fudan University in China have developed a way to harness electricity from your bloodstream. The process involves nanpscale carbon fibers and could lead to self-powered medical devices.
JUNO MISSIONS MAKE MYSTERIOUS FINDS ABOUT AURORAS ON JUPITER
Jupiter’s powerful magnetic storms do not have the same source as they do on Earth.
CHINA, RUSSIA AND THE US ARE IN AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ARMS RACE
China, Russia, and the United States are engaged in a worldwide race to develop AI and define the future. How does each competitor stack up, and how is the race itself changing the stakes?
MEN WITH OBESE WIVES SHOULD BE SCREENED FOR DIABETES, EXPERTS SAY
Men are more likely to develop diabetes if their wife is obese, but women living with overweight men are not at greater risk, new research has found.
RESEARCHERS FIND ‘INTERNAL CLOCK’ WITHIN LIVE HUMAN CELLS
Up until now, it's only been possible to track where cells are in their life cycle once they're dead. However, a new study outlines a method of analyzing living cells by taking a close look at their nucleus.
HOW NASA’S NEW TELESCOPE WILL ADVANCE OUR HUNT FOR LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will use infrared analysis to probe for life-supporting conditions in geysers that scientists suspect underlie massive plumes erupting from Enceladus and Europa. But JWST will reveal much more about the cosmos.
THE UK IS PIONEERING A HEART TRANSPLANT PROGRAM THAT COULD CUT WAITING LISTS IN HALF
If more widely adopted, this procedure could help address organ donation shortages worldwide.
NEW DNA EVIDENCE CONFIRMS EXISTENCE OF FEMALE VIKING WARRIORS
“What we have studied was not a Valkyrie from the sagas but a real life military leader, that happens to have been a woman.”