For a mature company that kickstarted supercomputing as we know it, Cray has done a rather impressive job of reinventing itself over the years.
Oracle is as famous within the tech industry for its legal department as it is for its ubiquitous database software. The company's lawyer-heavy reputation was immortalized in this classic comic by Googler Manu Cornet:
The winning architects of eVolo Magazine's 2017 Skyscraper Competition have a surprising plan to improve agriculture in Africa.
Anytime discussion of a genetic basis behind intelligence comes up we immediately enter a minefield of social and ethical controversies. What actually constitutes "intelligence" in the first place, and what are the practical outcomes of being able to
Pinocchio is the story of a marionette that dreams of becoming a real boy. He wishes upon a star, proves himself brave, selfless and true, and a kind fairy grants him his heart's one true desire.
SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk may have his heart set on building a city on Mars, but Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos' space vision looks closer to home. He's gazing at the moon.
Graphene's long list of achievements is a little longer today, as researchers from Rice University have used the material to make a bacterial bug zapper. A form of the material called laser-induced graphene (LIG) has previously been found to be antib
Surveillance drones and security robots are not new innovations on their own, but Singapore company Otsaw Digital has brought the two together. The O-R3 is the world's first ground-aerial outdoor security robot that combines an autonomous roving grou
"Science" is being turned into a political weapon. Not the scientific method, but the reified "science" of scientism, exemplified by the politically-motivated March For Science, the politically-biased peer review process, the politically-char
A team of scientists at the Boston Children's Hospital have invented what is being considered one the greatest medical breakthroughs in recent years.
For commodity traders operating in the Information Age, Bloomberg reports that just good old trading doesn't cut it anymore... "Everything is transparent, everybody knows everything and has access to information." Unlike the stock market in which t
The thing about neural networks is that they don't really behave much like the brain at all. It's a thin metaphor that managed to catch on and now whenever I say I'm training a neural network people assume that I'm into some real mystical shit. There
Google's AI AlphaGo has done it again: it's defeated Ke Jie, the world's number one Go player, in the first game of a three-part match. AlphaGo shot to prominence a little over a year ago after beating Korean legend Lee Se-dol 4-1 in one of the
Manuka honey is a unique and highly beneficial type of honey produced in Australia and New Zealand by bees that pollinate the Manuka bush, also known as tea tree. Recently touted as a superfood, Manuka honey has been used by indigenous cultures for t
(Truthstream Media) Talk about wag the dog. I'm not even sure what to write for a description of the video you are about to watch.
A common investigative technique in law enforcement is to collect fingerprints at the scene of a crime. At the time of collection, it's not known who those fingerprints belong to, so the goal is wholesale collection for later analysis. Those finger
Sony has come up with intelligent contact lenses capable of recording and playing video - all with the blink of an eye. The Tokyo-based firm filed a patent application, published earlier this month, revealing how the smart lenses would use movements
The next step, he said, is a design-to-manufacture period to be followed by production of the first 10 pilot satellites, to be built at Airbus Defence and Space's production facility here.
Wazer is out to change that with the first desktop waterjet that can cut nearly any hard or soft material with a precision similar to larger, more expensive systems, but at less cost. Created by a group of University of Pennsylvania graduates, Wazer
Berkant Göksel at the Technical University of Berlin and his team now want to fit plasma engines to planes.
(Natural News) Recently, Swedish scientists successfully developed cartilage tissue by printing stem cells through a 3D bioprinter. As part of the study, a team of researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy and the Chalmers University of Technology in Sw
Scientists: Cryogenically Frozen Brains Will Be Transplanted Into Donor Bodies Within Three Years
An innovative combination of electrical spinal stimulation and physical therapy has allowed 26-year-old Jered Chinnock to intentionally move his legs for the first time in three years, after an accident left him paralyzed.
Findings raise possibility that a future therapy that rids the body of senescent cells might protect against the ravages of old age
The bionic eye just got a lot more eye-friendly.
(Natural News) Bill Kochevar, 56, was left paralyzed from the shoulders down after a cycling accident severely injured his spinal cord. In the years since his accident, he had become completely reliant on his caregivers at the Cleveland VA Medical Ce
A team of scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School have used adult skin cells to regenerate functional human heart tissue.
Guns are often thought about for their destructive nature, but a new kind of gun is set to help heal rather than harm.
The study of four patients found each brain reacted differently in its final moments, suggesting we all experience death in a unique way
Thanks to the superposition principle, a quantum machine has the potential to become an exponentially more powerful computer. If that makes little sense to you, here's quantum computing explained.