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Disgraced Sir Tim Hunt's Apology on Women in Science Rings Hollow

Disgraced Sir Tim Hunt's Apology on Women in Science Rings Hollow

The aftermath of Tim Hunt's sexist remarks on women in science labs shows a man scrambling for recognition as scientists d...

Jun 14 2015, 4:11pm CDT

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

“Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with...

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

MIT Researchers invent next generation HUD

MIT Researchers invent next generation HUD

Clear HUD materiel can be applied to windows like tint...

Jan 22 2014, 11:37am CST

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song

The anti-whaling movement failed and failed, until it didn’t.  The movement took off when, in the late nineteen-sixties, scient...

Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm CST

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined. Af...

Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm CST

Big Data Systems Are Making A Difference In The Fight Against Cancer

Big Data Systems Are Making A Difference In The Fight Against Cancer

By Ben Lorica As open source, big data tools enter the early stages of maturation, data engineers and data scientists will have...

Jan 17 2014, 5:21pm CST

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Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots'

European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning EINDHOVEN, Netherla...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees

At last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, wearable technology was supposedly the hottest new thing....

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential

Data Science is gaining traction in the industry, as analytics, data collection, sensors, and Big Data become a more regular pa...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

America's Next Great Prescription

America's Next Great Prescription

Scientists have made a discovery that is proven to reduce premature death from heart attacks and stroke, lower the risk of diab...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Adobe Photoshop update adds support for 3D printers

Adobe Photoshop update adds support for 3D printers

Update allows users to print directly...

Jan 16 2014, 12:25pm CST

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution launched a crowd-sourced and crowd-funded project yesterday to monitor radiation level...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Jellyfish Aircraft Prototype Invented

Jellyfish Aircraft Hovers

Two scientists have invented a jellyfish aircraft prototype. It is the first one of its kind and proves that there may be more...

Jan 15 2014, 5:57am CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine t...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sent...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

David Pogue has become a household name in tech criticism from his “State of the Art” column in New York Times along with multi...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

Hand of God Exploding Star Leads to Speculation

Hand of God Exploding Star Leads to Speculation

A nebulous star in outer space seemed to resemble an x-ray vision of a human hand. Termed the Hand of God, this exploding star...

Jan 11 2014, 3:36am CST

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The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology

In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation....

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

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Experts withdraw from Internet security conference

Researchers skip computer security conference over reports of NSA collaboration on encryption WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

Jan 8 2014, 2:31pm CST

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List

When I put out a call for promising young scientists to be part of Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 project, no name came up more tha...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech

The pace at which we are accelerating technology from entertainment devices into objects and connected devices that we can use...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species

At first glance, the rather grandiose-sounding International Barcode of Life (IBOL) project seems an arcane scientific exercise...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these p...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am CST

Supervolcano Eruptions Studied by Scientists

Supervolcano Phenomenon Revealed

Scientists have studied the special phenomenon of supervolcanos and found that they could recreate the conditions in artificial...

Jan 6 2014, 2:29am CST

Google Glass Meets Prescription Lenses--Something Every Geek Will Love

Google Glass Meets Prescription Lenses--Something Every Geek Will Love

OK, I admit it.  I’m a geek.  And my glasses have been a badge of honor that I have worn all my life. And when Google Glass bec...

Jan 5 2014, 1:31pm CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these p...

Jan 4 2014, 1:16pm CST

DOE Mentions Technology Behind The Home Nuclear Reactor In Funding Opportunity

DOE Mentions Technology Behind The Home Nuclear Reactor In Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy included low energy nuclear reactions—which NASA scientists have said could fuel home nuclear reactors...

Jan 4 2014, 12:56pm CST

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

By Cheryl Lock Many of the day-to-day things we do are just habit. That $10 lunch habit? That $30-per-class spinning habit? Whi...

Jan 3 2014, 3:16pm CST

New Open Source Platform Allows Anyone To Hack Brain Waves

New Open Source Platform Allows Anyone To Hack Brain Waves

For most people how the human brain works remains a mystery, let alone how to hack it.  A new Kickstarter campaign created by e...

Jan 3 2014, 10:56am CST

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

The following guest post is by Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO of Paxata. The dust is finally beginning to clear from the...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

Let's Resolve To Use These Tech Buzzwords Less In 2014

Let's Resolve To Use These Tech Buzzwords Less In 2014

Every area of human endeavor has its own lingo, but something about the technology industry makes for particularly pervasive an...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

How Big Should Your Network Be?

How Big Should Your Network Be?

There is a debate happening between software developers and scientists: How large can and should our networks be in this evolvi...

Jan 2 2014, 10:01am CST

Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis

Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis

U.S. intelligence services agree: A major global water crisis is less than ten years away. Some time in the second decade of se...

Dec 31 2013, 4:01pm CST

Evolution Basics For People Who Hate It

Evolution Basics For People Who Hate It

There are many online resources for the study of evolution, but not many written from the perspective of a scientist who ‘feels...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

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Big Data Variety Means That Metadata Matters

Of the famous big data Vs, it’s the variety in data that holds the most potential for exploitation. While not everybody has the...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology That Captures Your Bio-Data

OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology That Captures Your Bio-Data

Wearable technology, along with 3D printing, mobile money, and smart cities are just a few of the tech trends for 2014 and the...

Dec 30 2013, 3:41pm CST

OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology To Captures Your Bio-Data

OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology To Captures Your Bio-Data

Wearable technology, along with 3D printing, mobile money, and smart cities are just a few of the tech trends for 2014 and the...

Dec 30 2013, 2:12pm CST

Which Is More Important: Military Drones Or A Cure For Cancer?

Which Is More Important: Military Drones Or A Cure For Cancer?

The U.S. government has an answer: drones. Drones and other weapons of destruction are vastly more important than healing peopl...

Dec 29 2013, 8:56am CST