SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
CARBON DIOXIDE COULD REACH LEVELS UNSEEN IN 50 MILLION YEARS
No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are
unprecedented in human history
and are on track to climb to even more ominous heights in just a few decades.
FOSSILIZED TICK REVEALS PERFECTLY PRESERVED RED BLOOD CELLS
The only known example of ancient mammalian red blood cells preserved in amber may exist, thanks to a bit of monkey business.
DID BEDBUGS BITE EARLY HUMANS? PEST'S OLDEST RELATIVES FOUND IN OREGON
Researchers investigating a cave in southern Oregon have found the oldest relatives of the common bedbug, suggesting that some 11,000 years ago humans may have been in contact with the parasites.
FOR $250,000, YOU CAN HAVE A FLYING SUIT LIKE IRON MAN'S
Gravity is a British technology start-up founded by Richard Browning in March 2017 dedicated to improving aviation across the world. Their first suit, the Daedalus, is expected to travel at speeds of 100 mph and costs around $250,000 to produce.
NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON REVEALS WHEN HE THINKS WE’LL FIND ALIENS
Neil deGrasse Tyson told fans in a reddit AMA that we won't be making contact with complex organisms within the next 50 years because of the distances involved in interstellar travel. Here's how other experts weigh in on Fermi's paradox.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS COMPLETELY TRANSFORMING MODERN HEALTHCARE
AI in medicine is changing healthcare as we know it. The introduction of deep learning systems is only possible by powerful computing capabilities; capabilities that Nvidia has made possible with their graphic processors.
IN ICE AGE INDONESIA, PEOPLE WERE MAKING JEWELRY AND ART
Art and jewelry dating back to the last ice age have been unearthed in a cave in Indonesia —a discovery that suggests the people who lived there at that time were more culturally advanced than some experts previously thought.
PLANET 9 FOUND? ASTRONOMERS HAVE OFFICIALLY FOUND A CANDIDATE
A 3 day search for an undiscovered planet in our solar system has produced 4 possible candidates. The hunt for Planet 9 was part of a Zooniverse citizen science project, and shows what we can achieve when we collaborate on scientific projects.
28 NEW DEAD SEA SCROLLS FRAGMENTS SOLD IN US
Twenty-eight fragments from the Dead Sea Scrolls that were purchased from the antiquities market have yet to be published, but are now sitting in three U.S.
SCIENTISTS THINK DARK ENERGY MIGHT BE JUST AN ILLUSION
Physicists have created a new model that suggests that dark energy, our previous explanation for the Universe's expansion, might not exist at all. It was previously thought to comprise 68% of the known universe..so what's there?