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Mar 24, 2018

Citizen Scientists Help Identify a New Type of Aurora

Posted by in category: futurism

In a first, amateur aurora chasers brought Steve, a new type of aurora, to the notice of scientists, who discovered that a distinct phenomenon drives its formation.

Citizen Scientists Help Identify a New Type of Aurora

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Mar 24, 2018

Ancient Earth Globe lets you travel back in time for a look at the planet

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An interactive site shows Earth 600 million years ago, and lots and lots about dinosaurs.

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Mar 24, 2018

Spot the Fake: Artificial Intelligence Can Produce Lifelike Photographs

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

By pitting AIs against one another, tech companies are creating realistic computer-generated images

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Mar 24, 2018

Mount Etna is ‘sliding towards the sea’

Posted by in category: futurism

Measurements show the entire bulk of Europe’s most active volcano is edging eastwards, Scientists say.

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Mar 24, 2018

Russia wants to build a bridge to North Korea. Literally

Posted by in categories: futurism, transportation

A proposal for a vehicle crossing between the two countries shows dreams of a future beyond sanctions.

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Mar 24, 2018

At Amazon’s MARS Conference, Jeff Bezos Plots The Future With 200 (Very) Big Brains

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, space travel

Amazon’s “summer camp for geeks” brought together some of the world’s leaders in AI, home automation, robotics, and space exploration. And, naturally, a robotic dog.

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Mar 24, 2018

AI microscopes for the ocean

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In five years, small autonomous AI microscopes, networked in the cloud and deployed around the world, will continually monitor the condition of the natural resource most critical to our survival: water.

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Mar 23, 2018

Pentagon Tries to Replicate Human Voices Using Lasers

Posted by in categories: military, mobile phones

Considering how often lasers show up in science fiction, it’s interesting that the concept of “talking lasers” might show up in reality before eventually finding their way into sci-fi.

But the United States’ military Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) is getting close to creating one, according to a new report in Defense One. The device in question will soon be capable of reproducing human speech as a means of scaring off trespassers or enemies, making announcements, or just sending discrete messages to somebody who dropped their phone or walkie talkie.

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Mar 23, 2018

Blockchain System Aims to Identify Health Problems Using AI

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, bitcoin, health, robotics/AI

According to the company, their diagnostics system has recently been tested and seemed to prove more accurate than real life doctors at spotting conditions in patients.

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Mar 23, 2018

Harvard Rewinds the Biological Clock

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

Harvard reminds the biological clock using NAD+ and NaHS!


Investigators at Harvard Medical School have identified the key cellular mechanisms behind vascular aging and its effects on muscle health, and they have successfully reversed the process in animals.

Could reversing the aging of blood vessels hold the key to restoring youthful vitality? If the old adage “you are as old as your arteries” reigns true then the answer is yes, at least in mice.

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