science

A New Way for Doctors to Share Their Medical Mysteries

It might just reinvent the entire medical publishing process.

The Cadillac of First Aid Kits Could Turn Civilians into Life-Savers

Mobilize Rescue's interactive first aid kit distills 1,600-pages of triage into a life-saving app

Two ex-Googlers are using AI to guarantee interviews for tech job seekers

 Two former Googlers are guaranteeing workers in the tech industry that they get interviews with their dreamer employers thanks to artificial intelligence. The past year or so has seen AI deployed to tackle a broad range of issues, and with their startup Leap.ai, ex-Google engineers Richard Liu and Yunkai Zhou believe it can be used to crack the hiring conundrum in tech. As things stand now… Read More

Two ex-Googlers are using AI to guarantee interviews for tech job seekers

 Two former Googlers are guaranteeing workers in the tech industry that they get interviews with their dreamer employers thanks to artificial intelligence. The past year or so has seen AI deployed to tackle a broad range of issues, and with their startup Leap.ai, ex-Google engineers Richard Liu and Yunkai Zhou believe it can be used to crack the hiring conundrum in tech. As things stand now… Read More

UPDATED: How Will Houston Handle the Deluge of Hurricane Harvey?

This weekend’s flooding threatens to overrun both the built and natural systems in Houston and its surrounding county.

What Happens When Two Neutron Stars Collide? Scientific Revolution

Even as the solar eclipse was mesmerizing millions, astronomers were training their space- and land-based telescopes on a far more violent astrophysical event.

Carbon nanotube ‘twistron’ yarn generates electricity when stretched

 Everyone wants smart clothes, but no one wants to wear a battery pack. Truly a first-world problem. But that doesn’t mean a solution can’t be interesting. Researchers at the University of Texas, Dallas have created a power-generating yarn from woven carbon nanotubes, and given it an amazing name: twistron. Read More

Universities and museums join in effort to ‘scan all vertebrates’

 It seems that even scientific endeavors fall victim to feature creep — or in the case of an effort to scan all fishes that has expanded to include all vertebrates, creature creep. More than a dozen learning institutions are pooling their resources to create detailed 3D scans, inside and out, of more than 20,000 animals. Read More

SpaceX successfully launches its 12th Falcon 9 rocket of 2017

 SpaceX has succeeded with a launch of one of its Falcon 9 rockets today, for client Taiwan National Space Organization (NSPO). The rocket took off from SpaceX’s launch facility 4E at California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base as planned, carrying the NSPO’s FORMOSAT-5 satellite to orbit, where it was deployed successfully. This marks an even dozen launches for SpaceX for the… Read More

Watch SpaceX’s FORMOSAT-5 Falcon 9 launch live right here

 SpaceX has a launch scheduled for today, with a 42-minute launch window opening at 11:51 AM PDT (2:51 PM EDT). The launch is for Taiwan’s National Space Organization (NSPO), which is aiming to put satellite FORMOSAT-5 into low-Earth sun synchronous orbit, where it will be used to beam back high-resolution global imagery, and probe Earth’s ionosphere for research purposes. For the… Read More

Scientists Found the Neurons That Respond to Uptalk

Scientists have found groups of neurons that listen for changes in someone’s speaking tone—and turn it into meaning.

Your Brain Cells Hear the Ups and Downs of Language

Scientists have found groups of neurons that listen for changes in someone’s speaking tone—and turn it into meaning.