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The Next Great Leap Forward? Combining Robots With the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things is a popular vision of objects with internet connections sending information back and forth to make our lives easier and more comfortable. It's emerging in our homes, through everything from voice-controlled speakers to smart temperature sensors. To improve our fitness, smart watches ...
3 hours ago
SingularityHUB
The Next Great Leap Forward? Combining Robots With the Internet of Things
Whale-Watching from Space: Why Satellites Are Monitoring Wildlife
A new study of whales shows that advances in satellite imagery and related technologies mean we can now recognize specific features of animals all the way from space. It is the latest in a growing number of projects to give us new, detailed knowledge of the state of Earth's wildlife and thereby our planet's ...
1 day ago
SingularityHUB
Whale-Watching from Space: Why Satellites Are Monitoring Wildlife
How the Spatial Web Will Transform Every Element of Our Careers
What is the future of work' Is our future one of 'technological socialism' (where technology is taking care of our needs)' Or is our future workplace completely virtualized, whereby we hang out at home in our PJs while walking about our virtual corporate headquarters' This blog will look at the future ...
2 days ago
SingularityHUB
How the Spatial Web Will Transform Every Element of Our Careers
'Young miracle': Newborn girl recovers from Ebola in world's 2nd deadliest outbreak
The newborn girl, named Benedicte, received treatment in the city of Beni, one of the current epicenters of the outbreak, after her Ebola-stricken mother died in childbirth on Oct. 31. The baby is said to be the youngest survivor thus far in the world's second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak. ...
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Yahoo Science
'Young miracle': Newborn girl recovers from Ebola in world's 2nd deadliest outbreak
5-year-old dances through cancer treatment with his epic Michael Jackson dance moves
This 5-year-old boy won't let cancer stop him from showing off his seriously impressive dance moves. On Dec. 7, mom Leni Lutui shared a video on Twitter of her son, Solomon, channeling his best Michael Jackson while undergoing treatment at Seattle Children's Hospital. Lutui told "Good Morning America" ...
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Yahoo Science
5-year-old dances through cancer treatment with his epic Michael Jackson dance moves
J&J shares nosedive on report company knew of asbestos in baby powder
The decline in shares erased about $47 billion from the company's market capitalization with investors worrying about the fallout of the report as it faces thousands of talc-related lawsuits. "It is not surprising that an article from Reuters outlining years of potential knowledge regarding the perils ...
28 minutes ago
Yahoo Science
J&J shares nosedive on report company knew of asbestos in baby powder
Nations still worlds apart at crunch UN climate summit
Nations at UN climate talks were haggling Friday over the world's plan to avert disaster as host Poland dumped a draft decision text on delegates just hours before the summit was due to end. Negotiators told AFP that delegates from nearly 200 states were still far apart on several crunch issues -- from ...
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Yahoo Science
Nations still worlds apart at crunch UN climate summit
Let's Find Out How Much Power a 45-Year-Old, 40-Horsepower Soviet Car Makes Today
It's fun to find out how many of the factory claimed 40 horses your air-cooled 1973 ZAZ 968 has left after 45 years of hard survival.
44 minutes ago
Yahoo Science
Let's Find Out How Much Power a 45-Year-Old, 40-Horsepower Soviet Car Makes Today
More Than 300 Local Officials From 40 States Call For Green New Deal, End Of Fossil Fuels
In a little over a month, the so-called Green New Deal has won endorsements
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Yahoo Science
More Than 300 Local Officials From 40 States Call For Green New Deal, End Of Fossil Fuels
For these critically endangered marine turtles, climate change could be a knockout blow
Researchers suggest that projected increases in air temperatures, rainfall inundation and blistering solar radiation could significantly reduce hawksbill hatching success at a selection of major nesting beaches.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
For these critically endangered marine turtles, climate change could be a knockout blow
Can stem cells help a diseased heart heal itself? Researcher achieves important milestone
Scientists have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves -- a new model that would reduce the need for bypass surgery, heart transplants or artificial pumping devices.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
Can stem cells help a diseased heart heal itself? Researcher achieves important milestone
Self-perception and reality seem to line-up when it comes to judging our own personality
When it comes to personality, it turns out your peers probably think the same way about you as you do about yourself.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
Self-perception and reality seem to line-up when it comes to judging our own personality
Early physical therapy can reduce risk, amount of long-term opioid use, study finds
Patients who underwent physical therapy soon after being diagnosed with pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee were approximately 7 to 16 percent less likely to use opioids in the subsequent months, according to a new study.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
Early physical therapy can reduce risk, amount of long-term opioid use, study finds
HIV vaccine protects non-human primates from infection
New research shows that an experimental HIV vaccine strategy works in non-human primates. In the study, rhesus macaque monkeys produced neutralizing antibodies against one strain of HIV that resembles the resilient viral form that most commonly infects people, called a Tier 2 virus.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
HIV vaccine protects non-human primates from infection
Adhesives for biomedical applications can be detached with light
Pulling off a little plastic bandage may soon get a lot less painful. Researchers have developed a new type of adhesive that can strongly adhere wet materials -- such as hydrogel and living tissue -- and be easily detached with a specific frequency of light. The adhesives could be used to attach and ...
1 hour ago
Science Daily
Adhesives for biomedical applications can be detached with light
A Salamander of Legend Emerges From Southern Swamps
The reticulated siren is the largest vertebrate discovered in the United States in decades.
48 minutes ago
New York Times Science
A Salamander of Legend Emerges From Southern Swamps
Trilobites: One of Nature’s Smallest Flowering Plants Can Survive Inside of a Duck
If one duckweed lands where a bird relieves itself, it’s capable of eventually creating a dense mat of duckweeds where there were none before.
4 hours ago
New York Times Science
Trilobites: One of Nature’s Smallest Flowering Plants Can Survive Inside of a Duck
Trilobites: Watch This Wolf Go Fishing
Yes, researchers in Minnesota have recorded wolves diving into a stream to grab a meal.
1 hour ago
New York Times Science
Trilobites: Watch This Wolf Go Fishing
Matter: Narrower Skulls, Oblong Brains: How Neanderthal DNA Still Shapes Us
Two genes inherited from our evolutionary cousins may affect skull shape and brain size even today. What that means for human behavior is a mystery.
3 hours ago
New York Times Science
Matter: Narrower Skulls, Oblong Brains: How Neanderthal DNA Still Shapes Us
America’s Most Hazardous Volcano Erupted This Year. Then It Erupted and Erupted.
A landmark study unspools a timeline of the most destructive eruption in recorded history of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.
24 hours ago
New York Times Science
America’s Most Hazardous Volcano Erupted This Year. Then It Erupted and Erupted.
Trilobites: This Dracula Ant’s Jaws Could Make It the Fastest Animal on Earth
You could call it an ant speed record.
4 hours ago
New York Times Science
Trilobites: This Dracula Ant’s Jaws Could Make It the Fastest Animal on Earth
Two contract employees die in Antarctica
Two fire technicians at the National Science Foundation's McMurdo Station in Antarctica have been pronounced dead following an incident at a generator building that powers a radio transmitter near the station. The incident, which still is under investigation, occurred on Dec. 12 local time (McMurdo ...
1 day ago
National Science Foundation
Two contract employees die in Antarctica
Number of doctorates awarded by US institutions in 2017 declined slightly
U.S. institutions awarded 54,664 research doctorate degrees in 2017, a slight decline from the number awarded in 2016, according to the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), an annual census of research degree recipients that provides data for the Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities report. The ...
2 days ago
National Science Foundation
Number of doctorates awarded by US institutions in 2017 declined slightly
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