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Intel Announces a Processing Chip Designed For Machine Learning AI

As research into artificial intelligence continues to grow and develop, programmers' needs are growing more complicated. Modern...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 7:36PM

Cassini Just Solved the Mystery of What Saturn's Rings Are Made Of

Space probe Cassini continues to teach us new secrets even from beyond the grave. The spacecraft may have met its fiery end in the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 10:45AM

NASA's New Ion Thruster Could Make Space Travel 8 Times Faster

While science fiction has always promised us a world where we can travel fast enough to zip off among the stars, warp speed is still...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 10:19AM

Dubai Police Will Soon Be Equipped with Genuine Hoverbikes

From the looks of things, Dubai is about to blow some tax funds on kitting out their police force with the coolest vehicles...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 8:12PM

Astronomers Witness Two Neutron Stars Merging and Creating Gold, Platinum

It's crazy to think just how significant the recent discovery of gravitational waves has been to our understanding of the universe....

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 7:06PM

Here's How Elon Musk Will Build the "Transcontinental Railway" to Mars

We know Elon Musk really wants to put people on Mars — it turns out he wants them to be comfortable too. In addition to existing...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 10:10AM

Genetically Engineered Chickens Can Lay Eggs with Cancer-Fighting Proteins

Prescription drugs are usually tasteless at best or disgusting at worst, so the idea of eating food with the medication already...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 October 2017 - 4:48PM

FDA Approves Robotic Assistant to Help Out in Medical Surgeries

Most people aren't too bothered by the idea of a "robot assistant" until one's actually opening them up. Heck, they probably don't...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 October 2017 - 1:16PM

NASA Suspects a Ninth Planet Could be in Our Solar System's Outer Edges

Starting last year, it's been suggested by some astronomers that a large, undiscovered planet could be orbiting at the far end...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 2:04PM

Alphabet's 'Project Loon' Wi-Fi Balloons Have Split Into a Separate Company

A few years back, Google attempted to solve a problem relating to the massive chunks of the world that still have zero internet...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 11:04AM

Saturn's Moon Titan has Crazier Methane Rainstorms Than Previously Thought

Titan is seen by many members of the stargazing community as a kind of Promised Land; a distant location that may be the first place...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 13 October 2017 - 7:40PM

Humanoid Robot Sophia's UN Speech Shows the Future of AI Is Now

The United Nations loves a good celebrity speaker.Back in April, Jimmy Fallon interviewed an unbelievable humanoid robot named Sophia,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 13 October 2017 - 9:33AM

Giant Underground Automated Car Storage Lockers May Be the Future of Inner-City Parking

There's no denying it: The worst thing about living in any major city is parking.Well, parking, and increased levels of petty crime,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 13 October 2017 - 8:52AM

Scientists Create Shape-Changing, Synthetic 'Octopus' Skin for Robots

Perhaps you've seen an absolutely terrifying ability that an octopus has, which involves squeezing their entire rubbery bodies...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 7:44PM

A House-Sized Asteroid Narrowly Passed By the Earth

Good news, everyone: human civilization wasn't destroyed by a giant asteroid yesterday.You may think that this is obviously a given,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 7:09PM

'Hyperloop One' Is Now 'Virgin Hyperloop One' After an Investment From Richard Branson

Building something from scratch isn't the only way to get your name on the building. You can also take the "rich alumnus" approach and...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 1:38PM

Rings Discovered on a Strange Dwarf Planet in Our Solar System

If it were possible for a planet to be inherently cute, then Haumea would fit the bill.Discovered in 2004, this tiny dwarf planet is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 8:48PM

Drone-Killing, Laser-Shooting Dune Buggy Looks Like Something From 'Mad Max'

Drone warfare is going to be an increasingly difficult challenge for militaries of the near future.Just as the advent of warplane...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 1:20PM

Scientists Find Ancient Seafloor on Mars Which Could Have Sustained Life

When popular culture examines what life might be like on Mars, one consistent theme comes up: big-headed, bug-eyed grey aliens...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 8:54PM

VIDEO: How Crows Could Solve Litter Problems Across The World

Crows are exceptionally intelligent, social birds with a natural instinct towards scavenging. They are so intelligent, in fact, that...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 5:31PM