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But it turns out that, like most major social transformations, this transcendence of geography has come with a slew of unexpected emergent properties, not all of them good. Indeed, some...
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In this Sunday, March 3, 2019 file photo provided by NASA, the SpaceX Crew Dragon is pictured about 20 meters 66 feet away from the International Space Station s Harmony...
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A British man hailed as a hero for stopping a global cyber attack that was threatening the NHS has pleaded guilty to US malware charges. Writing on his website , Hutchins...
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Scientists just got one step closer to creating living machines — or at least machines that mimic biological life as we know it. A new biomaterial built in a Cornell...
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While I’m on the subject of Uber, the company’s autonomous vehicles unit did, in fact, raise $1 billion , a piece of news that had been previously reported but was...
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Mobile phone technology has changed the way humans understand and interact with the world and with each other. It’s hard to think of a technology that has more strongly shaped 21st century...
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Peter Beck is a space entrepreneur with a rocket and launch pad in New Zealand that has permission for flights every 72 hours for the next 30 years . The 25...
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Close Physicists at the University of Zurich have developed an amazingly simple device that allows heat to flow temporarily from a cold to a warm object without an external power...
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On Thursday, STAT published  a story claiming that IBM is halting sales of Watson for Drug Discovery — a service that uses the company’s Watson AI to analyze connections between genes, drugs, and...
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Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered genetic variants, or mutations, that protect people from obesity and its symptoms — and they think the discovery could lead to new...
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China has announced what local media is calling the “world’s first armed amphibious drone boat.” The 39 foot long Marine Lizard is designed to assist land assault operations and can form a...
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We’ve seen Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini climb stairs , pull heavy loads , and even  — and now, we’re finally getting a look at the version of the robo dog that could...
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The Puerto Rico Energy Public Policy Act, recently signed by Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Roselló, puts the island on track to completely ditch non renewable energy sources by 2050, according to...
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Close Researchers in France and Japan have demonstrated a theoretical type of unconventional superconductivity in a uranium based material, according to a study published in the journal Physical Review Letters. advertisement...
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Chemical engineering researchers from the University of Virginia School of Engineering employ neutron imaging at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to probe lithium ion battery materials and structures. Credit ORNL/Genevieve Martin Chemical...
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The Oxford philosopher who posited 15 years ago that we might be has another far out theory, this time about humanity’s future — and it’s not exactly optimistic. On Wednesday, Nick...
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Our TC Top Picks program is competitive and highly selective. TechCrunch editors are a notoriously picky bunch, and they’ll review every application thoroughly before choosing up to five top startups...
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In this image taken from NASA Television, Cygnus capsule arrives at the International Space Station with food galore, following a 1 1/2 day journey from Virginia, Friday, April 19, 2019. NASA...
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In a project called “Relentless Doppelganger, ” a neural network is grinding out the blast beats, super distorted guitars, and bellowing vocals of death metal. The best part of all  it’s streaming its brutal creations...
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The repeated measurement of randomly selected transformations of individual particles reveals provides information about the degree of entanglement of a system. Credit IQOQI Innsbruck/M.R.Knabl The repeated measurement of randomly selected...