SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
PERSONALITY TRAITS & PERSONALITY TYPES: WHAT IS PERSONALITY?
What makes someone who they are? Each person has an idea of their own personality type — if they are bubbly or reserved, sensitive or thick-skinned.
ROBOTS WON’T STEAL OUR JOBS IF WE PUT WORKERS AT CENTER OF AI REVOLUTION
New technologies will eliminate some jobs, but it will also create new ones.
GIRDING FOR IRMA: 2 NUCLEAR REACTORS IN FLORIDA MAY CLOSE AHEAD OF HURRICANE
Workers at two nuclear plants in the potential path of Hurricane Irma are preparing to shut down reactors and ride out the storm.
At a news conference today (Sept.
HISTORY OF COMPUTERS: A BRIEF TIMELINE
The computer was born not for entertainment or email but out of a need to solve a serious number-crunching crisis.
HURRICANE IRMA POSES SERIOUS STORM SURGE THREAT BUT PATH REMAINS 'UNCERTAIN'
Hurricane Irma's winds are among the highest ever seen for an Atlantic hurricane, and those winds bring the threat of significant storm surge and high waves.
A SPACECRAFT THINNER THAN HUMAN HAIR WRAPS UP AND DESTROYS SPACE DEBRIS
With space debris a growing problem that endangers operations in our atmosphere, the Aerospace Corporation has developed a thin spacecraft that wraps around debris and burns it up in the atmosphere.
FACEBOOK HAS DEVELOPED AI THAT CAN REACT NATURALLY TO HUMAN EXPRESSION
The Facebook AI lab has developed an animated bot that learned to respond naturally to human facial movements during conversation, so much so that volunteers rated its reactions as natural as a human's.
BREAKTHROUGH CANCER TREATMENT TRIALS PUT ON HOLD FOLLOWING DEATH OF A PATIENT
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has put a hold on Cellectis' CAR-T therapy trials following the death of a 78-year old patient. The decision comes a week after the FDA gave pharmaceutical company Novartis approval to use the treatment.
THE WORLD’S LARGEST AND MOST POWERFUL X-RAY LASER JUST WENT ONLINE
The European XFEL is now online. Built to be the world's largest facility to house the most powerful x-ray lasers that can be produced, the XFEL would contribute to a better understanding of molecular and chemical process by imaging particles.
HURRICANES, TYPHOONS AND CYCLONES: STORMS OF MANY NAMES
There is an old expression that a hurricane is Mother Nature’s way of telling us that she is angry.