SCIENCE
Sort by Relevance
Show Wordbloks
Show Word Explosion
Show Timeflight
About
The Physics of a Bolt Smashing a Watermelon (or Your Brain)
It's easier to follow rules when you know why they exist. In this case, you can calculate the force of an object hitting a melon to see why hard hats matter.
4 hours ago
Wired Science
The Physics of a Bolt Smashing a Watermelon (or Your Brain)
In Automation, the Last Motion Will Come Before the Last Mile
Opinion: Robots seem to be the solution to the "last mile" problem. But mechanization will likely come for a different part of the process first.
5 hours ago
Wired Science
In Automation, the Last Motion Will Come Before the Last Mile
The Robots Want to Steal (the Boring Parts of) Your Job
MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson on why the Westworld dystopia is (hopefully) far off and why you should never use a telepresence robot to tell someone they're dying.
1 day ago
Wired Science
The Robots Want to Steal (the Boring Parts of) Your Job
A Blazing Hot Coal Seam Shows How Microbes Can Spring to Life
A decades-long fire in Pennsylvania revealed some unexpected twists in how microbes survive in harsh environments.
2 days ago
Wired Science
A Blazing Hot Coal Seam Shows How Microbes Can Spring to Life
AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased?
Opinion: Researchers are studying how artificial intelligence could predict risks of premature death. But the health care industry needs to consider another risk: unconscious bias in AI.
2 days ago
Wired Science
AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased?
Solving a Math Problem Just Brought Holograms Closer to Reality
Holograms are a staple in science fiction, but creating ones detailed enough to have serious applications in the real world has proved difficult. While scientists have been slowly pushing the field of holographic projection forward, they haven't been able to overcome a problem called cross-talk. However, ...
3 hours ago
SingularityHUB
Solving a Math Problem Just Brought Holograms Closer to Reality
China’s Electric Buses Save More Diesel Than All Electric Cars Combined
Tesla and other electric cars are great for the environment. However, they pale in comparison to electric buses. According to a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), electric buses will save an astounding 270,000 barrels of diesel demand in 2019?every single day. The vast majority of electric ...
1 day ago
SingularityHUB
China’s Electric Buses Save More Diesel Than All Electric Cars Combined
As We Democratize Biology, We Must Avoid Biologizing Democracy
Technology is rapidly being demonetized and democratized, and that includes biotechnology. Almost anyone can now access and apply powerful biotech tools like genetic testing for a broad range of purposes. In addition, recent scientific insights have shown that the predictive power of genomics is even ...
2 days ago
SingularityHUB
As We Democratize Biology, We Must Avoid Biologizing Democracy
'Air bear' flight to Russian Arctic returns polar bear who drifted 400 miles south on ice
An 'air bear' helicopter flight has returned a polar bear to the Russian Arctic after he drifted more than 400 miles south on an ice floe. Fishermen ran into the two-year-old male bear last week near Tilichiki, an isolated village in the Kamchatka region on Russia's Pacific coast.  Since polar bears ...
17 minutes ago
Yahoo Science
'Air bear' flight to Russian Arctic returns polar bear who drifted 400 miles south on ice
Australia WWII ship sunk by Japanese submarine found
An Australian freighter sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II has been located "relatively intact" in waters off the country's southeast coast, archeologists said Tuesday. The SS Iron Crown was hit by a torpedo on June 4, 1942 while carting ore in waters off Australia's southern coastline ...
36 minutes ago
Yahoo Science
Australia WWII ship sunk by Japanese submarine found
Kohl's Surges on Deal to Expand Amazon Ties in Return Policy
Kohl's has been getting cozier with Amazon in recent years, with the aim of drawing more new customers into its stores. "We expect this strategy to help lift traffic and drive" comparable sales at Kohl's, said Randal Konik, an analyst at Jefferies. Kohl's also issued a warrant to an Amazon investment ...
37 minutes ago
Yahoo Science
Kohl's Surges on Deal to Expand Amazon Ties in Return Policy
Weak first quarter seen for U.S. refiners, but brighter summer expected
U.S. independent refiners are expected to roll out lower than expected first-quarter profits after a spate of outages, weak gasoline margins and a surge in the price of Canadian oil, according to analysts. Major independent refiners cut production dramatically during the quarter, with some electing ...
48 minutes ago
Yahoo Science
Weak first quarter seen for U.S. refiners, but brighter summer expected
The U.S. Is Seeing the Longest Flu Season in a Decade?Here's What You Need to Know
Don't put away that hand sanitizer just yet.
59 minutes ago
Yahoo Science
The U.S. Is Seeing the Longest Flu Season in a Decade?Here's What You Need to Know
Teen activist says future has been stolen by climate change
LONDON (AP) – Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg has accused adults of stealing young people's future as she met senior British politicians at Parliament.
1 hour ago
Yahoo Science
Teen activist says future has been stolen by climate change
Strongly agree: The number of response options matter when using a Likert Scale
Researchers often tweak the number of response options in the traditional five-point Likert Scale with little empirical justification for doing so. Now a psychologist has tested the test. Leonard Simms says 'six appears to be the magic number' of responses.
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Strongly agree: The number of response options matter when using a Likert Scale
Auroral 'speed bumps' are more complicated, scientists find
Researchers find that 'speed bumps' in space, which can slow down satellites orbiting closer to Earth, are more complex than originally thought.
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Auroral 'speed bumps' are more complicated, scientists find
Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy
Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth's surface due to the melting of sea ice and land snow, will accelerate climate change -- and have a multi-trillion dollar impact on the world economy.
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy
Meet B. fragilis, a bacterium that moves into your gut and evolves to make itself at home
Researchers have analyzed population genomics and metagenomics to investigate the microbiome evolution of Bacteroides fragilis, one of the most prevalent bacteria found in humans' large intestines. In a new paper, the authors describe how the common gut microbe adapts and evolves within individuals as ...
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Meet B. fragilis, a bacterium that moves into your gut and evolves to make itself at home
Proofreading the book of life: Gene editing made safer
A new method renders the gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 'immunosilent,' potentially allowing the editing and repair of genes to be accomplished reliably and stealthily.
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Proofreading the book of life: Gene editing made safer
Researchers find high-risk genes for schizophrenia
Using a unique computational 'framework' they developed, a team of scientist cyber-sleuths has identified 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia.
20 hours ago
Science Daily
Researchers find high-risk genes for schizophrenia
These Otters Are Popular Pets in Asia. That May Be Their Undoing.
Asian small-clawed otters are increasingly popular as novelty pets, particularly in Japan. Now international trade in the species may be banned.
24 hours ago
New York Times Science
These Otters Are Popular Pets in Asia. That May Be Their Undoing.
Wary of Chinese Espionage, Houston Cancer Center Chose to Fire 3 Scientists
The director of the National Institutes of Health said that 55 similar investigations into possible foreign exploitation of American research are happening nationwide.
1 day ago
New York Times Science
Wary of Chinese Espionage, Houston Cancer Center Chose to Fire 3 Scientists
Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds
Most of the world’s poor countries are poorer than they would have been had greenhouse gas emissions not altered the climate. In some rich countries, it's the opposite.
14 hours ago
New York Times Science
Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds
Unbuttoned: Hello, Little Microbe. Doesn’t This Jacket Look Yummy?
Now we can trick tiny bugs into eating our clothing. Consumption is finally a good thing.
1 day ago
New York Times Science
Unbuttoned: Hello, Little Microbe. Doesn’t This Jacket Look Yummy?
David Thouless, 84, Dies; Nobel Laureate Cast Light on Matter
Using math to explain strange states of matter, like superconductivity, he had a “transformational” impact on physics, with real-world applications.
20 hours ago
New York Times Science
David Thouless, 84, Dies; Nobel Laureate Cast Light on Matter
www.metabloks.com www.pongis.com www.scorelawn.com www.lifeplaysim.com www.interfacebuero.com www.brunobernardmusic.com