Alien Life Detector developed by EPFL Scientists from Belgium and Switzerland have formulated this new alien life detector on the principle of atomic microscope. The advantage for this alien life detector is that it is kinesthetic based rather than chemical.
Dec 30 2014, 10:22am CST
Nobel Prize 2014 Announcement Week is Here Today the first 2014 Nobel Prize will be announced. Today the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be announced. Watch the announcement live below.
Oct 6 2014, 1:57am CDT
Project Tango LG Tablet Coming 2015 Google’s Project Tango — an effort to develop mobile devices that can map the space around you — is set to be in consumers’ hands next year, Google announced Thursday at its annual developers conference. Tango project...
Jun 27 2014, 12:47am CDT
Genealogy: Art Form or New Science? Genealogy has been a practice of mankind since times immemorial. Whether it was for the sake of inheritance insurance or pride in racial lineage, genealogy has come in handy for a return to one’s roots. But today the proper question to ask is whether this particular field of study is an art form or new science?
May 9 2014, 10:53am CDT
ESO Telescopes Escape Damage From Chile Earthquake Chile’s major northern astronomical observatories escaped damage from the Magnitude 8.2 earthquake that struck off its northern coast at 8:46 pm (local time) Tuesday night, the European Southern Observatory (ESO)...
Apr 2 2014, 8:11pm CDT
Eiffel Tower Celebrates 125th Anniversary The Eiffel Tower was not there 125 years ago. But today it stands as a French symbol of progress and science. Eiffel Tower reflects 125 years of French glory.
Apr 1 2014, 10:37am CDT
50-Cent Paper Microscope could be a Life-Saver An economical microscope made from ordinary paper, called Foldoscope, can prove to be a handy tool for putting an end to disease. It is super-cheap paper microscope that has cost of just 50-cents. And it could be a life-saver.
Mar 25 2014, 8:48am CDT
Move Over Hackers, Biohackers Are Here The creators of FOX’s new science-fiction buddy-cop show, Almost Human focuses the uncontrollable evolution of emerging tech. The solution is real cops need robot cop partners to help control crime. Bio-3D printers...
Mar 15 2014, 7:41am CDT
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Is New Must-See Geek Show The Cosmos science show revival premiered yesterday on the National Geographic channel. Legendary Carl Sagan hosted Cosmos: A Personal Voyage in the 80s. The revival is so big that President Obama has introduced it. Watch below.
Mar 10 2014, 4:29am CDT
Big Data Goes To The Oscars And Other Friday Stories Back in the last century, there was nothing I loved more than the Oscar ceremony. My first job as a journalist was reviewing movies (my first was Magnum Force, so that tells you how long ago it was). Today, if it’s not...
Feb 28 2014, 10:36am CST
FDA, Michelle Obama Team Up To Overhaul Nutrition Labels The FDA is proposing a major overhaul to nutrition labels, to make them more user-friendly and reflective of the latest nutrition science. The new labels will include information about added sugars – a big deal in...
Feb 27 2014, 10:31am CST
Gamification: Powering Up or Game Over? The following article was posted on the Knowledge@Wharton website on February 11, 2014. In 2011, a game called Foldit caused a sensation by solving a decades-old scientific mystery in just three weeks. Scientists...
Feb 24 2014, 2:26pm CST
Could The U.S. Military's New Search Engine Replace Google? When DARPA wants a next-generation search engine, Google had better pay attention. DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is the cutting-edge Pentagon research organization whose ancestor ARPA helped...
Feb 24 2014, 10:16am CST
The New Science Of Efficient Organizations A recent survey reported that the consulting industry raked in $39.3 billion in 2012, renting out their advice t0 the world’s most powerful corporations. Yet still, a study by Innosight found that the average...
Feb 24 2014, 12:16am CST
Why The Future Of Technology Is All Too Human When Ray Kurzweil published The Age Of Spiritual Machines in 1999, he predicted a new era of thinking machines that will meet and then exceed human intelligence. The idea seemed outlandish at the time, but...
Feb 22 2014, 11:36pm CST
Sumo Logic Delivers Enterprise Security Analytic Product Sumo Logic is a company that has slowly and quietly been building credibility for its machine data platform. Essentially Sumo Logic ingests all the information that technology systems spit out and delivers insights into...
Feb 21 2014, 11:21am CST
Why Experts Always Seem To Get It Wrong In 1798, there were about a billion people in the world and Thomas Malthus predicted that overpopulation would lead to war and famine. In 1968, at 4 billion people, experts published The Population Bomb and The...
Feb 19 2014, 9:51pm CST
I, Cyborg By Glen Martin There is an existential unease lying at the root of the Internet of Things — a sense that we may emerge not less than human, certainly, but other than human. Well, not to worry. As Kelsey Breseman,...
Feb 19 2014, 2:21pm CST
NSF Research Funding Under the Microscope In a commentary last year in the journal Science, a British bureaucrat denounced “attacks” on social science research by American politicians and others. Perhaps worried that skepticism about...
Feb 12 2014, 6:32am CST
First Amputee Has Touch Restored With Bionic Hand The researchers at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL) in Switzerland and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA) recently developed a completely new sensory feedback channel which allowed a Danish 36...
Feb 6 2014, 9:33am CST
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