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Nov 7, 2018

Watch tiny robots swim through an eyeball to deliver medicine

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, nanotechnology, robotics/AI

Scientist use magnetic field to drive spiral nanobots.

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Nov 7, 2018

With this New Superhighway you can Travel with Car from USA to Europe

Posted by in category: transportation

A road stretching to more than 80% of the world – russia proposes a superhighway that will take you from europe to the united states!

According to a report in The Siberian Times, Russian Railways president has proposed a plan for a massive trans-Siberian highway.

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Nov 7, 2018

At Last, Physicists Understand Where Matter’s Mass Comes From

Posted by in categories: cosmology, education, particle physics, supercomputing

Lattice QCD is not only teaching us how the strong interactions lead to the overwhelming majority of the mass of normal matter in our Universe, but holds the potential to teach us about all sorts of other phenomena, from nuclear reactions to dark matter.

Later today, November 7th, physics professor Phiala Shanahan will be delivering a public lecture from Perimeter Institute, and we&s;ll be live-blogging it right here at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT. You can watch the talk right here, and follow along with my commentary below. Shanahan is an expert in theoretical nuclear and particle physics and specializes in supercomputer work involving QCD, and I&s;m so curious what else she has to say.

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Nov 7, 2018

New Satellites Will Use Radio Waves to Spy on Ships and Planes

Posted by in category: satellites

This month, HawkEye 360 will send up satellites that track the radio transmissions of ships, planes and other things on Earth, allowing them to be tracked by their communications.

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Nov 7, 2018

New Proof Shows Infinite Curves Come in Two Types

Posted by in category: futurism

Alexander Smith’s work on the Goldfeld conjecture reveals fundamental characteristics of elliptic curves.

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Nov 7, 2018

Philosophy Professor Sees ‘Plato’s Cave’ in Today’s Technologies

Posted by in category: biological

What is life?

That fundamental question fascinated Babette Babich, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, when she was an undergraduate student, so she majored in biology.

But the answer she was looking for was not to be found in the natural sciences. Instead, she discovered it in the dense texts of Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger, philosophers whose ideas about life fueled her desire to explore that critical question.

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Nov 7, 2018

Blockchain millionaire plans smart city in Nevada desert

Posted by in categories: bitcoin, business, cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency millionaire Jeffrey Berns has revealed plans to develop a large parcel of Nevada’s desert into a smart city powered by blockchain technology.

Berns, who made a fortune selling cryptocurrency last year, plans to transform the 67,000-acre (27,113-hectare) plot in the north of the US state after paying reportedly paying $170 million (£130 million) for the land.

The site known as Innovation Park, which neighbours hubs of major tech giants including Google, Apple, Switch and Tesla, is already home to the headquarters of his company Blockchains – an incubator that supports ventures and businesses using blockchain technology.

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Nov 7, 2018

Watch a spacecraft leave the International Space Station

Posted by in category: space

After delivering more than five tons of supplies, water, spare parts and experiments, a Japanese cargo spacecraft bids farewell to our orbiting laboratory. Live coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. EST. Details: https://go.nasa.gov/2qz6rOs

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Nov 7, 2018

Electrical properties of dendrites help explain our brain’s unique computing power

Posted by in categories: computing, neuroscience, space

We humans are intelligent, other living species are also intelligent but we build bridges and cars, we describe the universe and develop several languages while other species don’t. Well it seems the reason is that: we have a different hardware.


Neurons in human and rat brains carry electrical signals in different ways, scientists find.

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Nov 7, 2018

Study Finds People Are Morally Outraged

Posted by in category: futurism

Are you outraged?


We talked to the author of a study about why people are deeply unchill about those who don’t want to ever spawn offspring.

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