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Robotics brought to Youngstown library to promote science and technology  WKBN.com

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Kids came out to the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning Valley in Youngstown on Sunday to test out an assortment of ...


Investment Firm Newly Covering Tesla: "One of the most dynamic technology innovators over the last 30 years"  CleanTechnica

December 15th, 2018 by Steve Hanley. By Steve Hanley & Zach Shahan. Wedbush Securities started covering Tesla stock last week. It's coverage led off with ...


Science, not stigma to be focus of AIDS Walk, other efforts to fight HIV in 2019  The Columbus Dispatch

Matt Ellwood is HIV positive.He wants other gay men to know that such a diagnosis is not a death sentence. And it does not mean he can pass the virus to others ...


Photos: Technology Awareness Day  Times Union

Image 1 of 8. Parker Gordon, 7, and Tommy Rau, 6, face off in a bot clash as the learn the basic principals of coding at the 30th Annual Technology Awareness ...


Professor Hanington's Speaking of Science: The day the US Patent Office burned to the ground  Elko Daily Free Press

The United States Patent Office is a government agency that issues patents to inventors and businesses to guard their designs from being copied by competitors, ...


USD granted patent on gray matter detection technology  KELO AM-FM

VERMILLION, S.D. (KELO.com) – The United States Patent Trademark Office recently granted the University of South Dakota a patent on a novel technology ...


Engine makers to share technology under new rules  The Straits Times

LONDON • Engine makers will have to share some parts and technology with new entrants under proposed rule changes for 2021, Formula One's managing ...


Does listening to music really help you to fall asleep?  ABC News

Lullabies have been around for thousands of years, but what does science say about the connection between music and sleep?


What Science Was Actually Done on the Moon? | Apollo  Seeker

About nine months after Apollo 13, NASA was headed back to the Moon. Apollo 14 was en route to the Fra Mauro formation - a ridged region that was believed ...


A very serious listicle: The top 10 NZ science stories of 2018  The Spinoff

Want to feel smart but also read something snackable? Check out the Science Media Centre's top 10 NZ science stories for the year. From finding the alleged ...


Recommended Reading: How technology is changing entertainment  Engadget

The future of entertainment Rolling Stone Whether it's music, movies or television, technology is rapidly changing the ways we experience entertainment. Roll...


7 Foods That Can Improve Your Gut Health, According To Science  Bustle

One of the least understood keys to our health may be the gut microbiome, that complicated mix of bacteria that lives in your digestive system. Researchers know ...


$1 Billion a Month: The Cost of Trump's Tariffs on Technology  Fortune

U.S. companies paid $1 billion more in tariffs on technology products imported from China in October than a year earlier, as new duties imposed by the Trump ...


A New Year message from the edge of the solar system  The Guardian

Four billion miles from Earth, a swarm of little worlds circles the dark edge of our solar system. The sun is so remote from this place that it appears no brighter ...


Ripple’s blockchain technology to be used to transfer GBP to UK’s Santander Bank from Turkey  AMBCrypto News

Akbank, a Turkish bank has announced that it is using Ripple's blockchain technology to transfer Great Britain Pound [GBP] to...


The most buzzed-about science findings of 2018 include advice on dieting, drinking, and saving the planet. Here are the top 10.  Business Insider

The 10 most talked-about scientific studies of 2018 outraged, fascinated, frustrated, intrigued, and changed the world.


State develops strategic plan to promote drone technology  MyDaytonDailyNews

State officials said this week a new long-term plan to push unmanned vehicle technologies could boost resources and lead to more investment in Clark County, ...


Police to test live facial recognition technology in central London  Euronews English

Live facial recognition technology will be used in central London early next week as part of an ongoing trial by police, who hope to use it to tackle violent crime.


‘Our faith will be lost if we adopt technology’: can the Amish resist the modern world?  The Guardian

Theirs is a traditional life of faith, family and work, without cars or smartphones – and their community is growing.


Technology has over-saturated us  Axios

For millennia, technology, in terms of its big-picture impact, was, well, meh. Look at the straight line in the chart — that includes every major invention since the ...


MARK VAUGHAN-JACKSON: Innovation, technology and timing  The Western Star

It might be an overused phrase, but sometimes timing really is everything. Right now, it's a pretty good time to be in Newfoundland and Labrador's technology ...


Israeli technology could be key to stronger ties with Muslim worldIsraeli ambassador to Kazakhstan tells  Ynetnews

Analysis: Israeli ambassador to Kazakhstan says high-tech cooperation is number one priority; Kazakhstan has a rising domestic high-tech scene, there is a ...


How to Talk to Parents About Safety on School-Provided Technology  The Tech Edvocate

With the advent of digital learning, learners have been exposed to several technologies and devices such as Chromebooks, tablets, and laptops at school and ...


IMF Report Indicates 15 Central Banks Are Getting Into Digital Technology  Coingape

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is getting into mainstream media every new day. According to the latest report by the International Monetary Fund ...


Schalmont shows off 'makerspace' at annual technology conference  The Daily Gazette

While in middle school, Hayden McGarry, now a freshman at Schalmont High School, worked with friends to turn a pile of old computers into a small computer ...


Woman who allowed body to be chopped into 27,000 pieces for science is now a 'living cadaver'  9News.com KUSA

A National Geographic profile details how a woman who wanted to donate her body to science is now a 'living cadaver' for medical students -- and will be for ...


New technology seeks to immobilize people in crisis without the danger of Tasers  WLS-TV

Several police departments across the Chicago area are testing new technology to assist in encounters with people in crisis or struggling with mental health ...


EPA to pursue final 'science transparency' rule in 2019 | TheHill  The Hill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to pursue next year a final version of its much-criticized rule that would restrict the scientific studies it can use ...


Technology will kill the 9-to-5 work week, says Richard Branson  Big Think

Richard Branson of Virgin Management predicts the rise of technology will soon force society to rethink the modern 9-to-5 work week, and argues that a 3-day ...


Nasa's Juno probe films Jupiter's storms – video | Science  The Guardian

Nasa's Juno craft has captured the chaotic weather systems on Jupiter as well as taken new measurements that will help to build a map of the planet's interior.


Does dark matter really cause skin cancer? Have a guess.  MIT Technology Review

A far-out theory proposed earlier this year falls apart under closer examination, says a new study.


Micron Technology Earnings Preview: Can The Report Create A Momentum Shift?  Seeking Alpha

Micron is set to announce earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday. The company has impressive fundamentals, including earnings and sales growth.


Our reporter was a data point in a study of scientific careers. She and others have questions  Science Magazine

It's not every day that you realize you're a data point in a scientific study—and a misrepresented data point at that. But that's what happened to a number of ...


Christmas shoppers to be targeted by facial recognition technology in London's West End  The Telegraph

Christmas shoppers in London's West End are to be targeted with facial recognition technology for the first time, under a new police trial.


Digital Growth Depends More on Business Models than Technology  HBR.org Daily

For startups, 2009 was a good year. More than 20 companies launched at that time, including Uber, Slack, Pinterest, and Blue Apron, eventually achieved $1 ...


Love Science, Space and Physics? This Holiday Gift Guide Is For You  Forbes

The best books, calendar, accessories and more are all just one click away.


Their Art Raised Questions About Technology. Chinese Censors Had Their Own Answer.  The New York Times

Several artworks that looked closely at the implications of biotechnology and artificial intelligence have been banned from an art festival in southern China.


Oh my: a psychological approach to awe – Science Weekly podcast  The Guardian

Nicola Davis asks what's behind one of humanity's most powerful and possibly evolutionarily important emotions.


We Just Got The Closest-Ever Picture Taken of The Sun's Atmosphere  ScienceAlert

NASA's Parker Solar Probe, the first human-made object to fly into the Sun's corona, completed its first solar flyby on November 11, collecting a wealth of ...


Evolution of a highly active and enantiospecific metalloenzyme from short peptides  Science Magazine

Metal-bound peptides can catalyze simple reactions such as ester hydrolysis and may have been the starting point for the evolution of modern enzymes. Studer ...


This Week in Science  Science Magazine

Although a range of materials can now be fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques, these usually involve assembly of a series of stacked layers, ...


Revealing hidden spin-momentum locking in a high-temperature cuprate superconductor  Science Magazine

Strong coupling between the spin and orbital degrees of freedom is crucial in generating the exotic band structure of topological insulators. The combination of ...


Did maize dispersal precede domestication?  Science Magazine

The domestication of plants and animals and their dispersal across the globe triggered a millennia-long process by which human activity has become the ...


Multiproxy evidence highlights a complex evolutionary legacy of maize in South America  Science Magazine

Maize originated in what is now central Mexico about 9000 years ago and spread throughout the Americas before European contact. Kistler et al. applied ...


Choices in the climate commons  Science Magazine

Climate change is a tragedy of the commons of existential importance. At the annual United Nations climate summit that concludes this week, parties will affirm ...


Alzheimer's disease: The right drug, the right time  Science Magazine

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an age-associated neurodegenerative disease that is reaching epidemic proportions as a result of the aging of the world's ...


Observation of the geometric phase effect in the H + HD → H2 + D reaction  Science Magazine

During chemical reactions, electrons usually rearrange more quickly than nuclei. Thus, theorists often adopt an adiabatic framework that considers vibrational ...


Printing nanomaterials in shrinking gels  Science Magazine

The creation of nanoscale electronics, photonics, plasmonics, and mechanically robust metamaterials will benefit from nanofabrication processes that allow a ...


Organic food worse for the climate?  Science Daily

Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, a new study finds.


Spatiotemporal transcriptomic divergence across human and macaque brain development  Science Magazine

Structured Abstract. INTRODUCTION. Improved understanding of how the developing human nervous system differs from that of closely related nonhuman ...


Comprehensive functional genomic resource and integrative model for the human brain  Science Magazine

Strong genetic associations have been found for a number of psychiatric disorders. However, understanding the underlying molecular mechanisms remains ...


Bioelectronics that vanish in the body  Science Magazine

Implanted electronics can steady hearts, calm tremors, and heal wounds—but at a cost. These machines are often large, obtrusive contraptions with batteries ...


Revealing the brain's molecular architecture  Science Magazine

The brain, our most complex organ, is at the root of both the cognitive and behavioral repertoires that make us unique as a species and underlies susceptibility to ...


Reimagining the human  Science Magazine

Earth is in the throes of a mass extinction event and climate change upheaval, risking a planetary shift into conditions that will be extremely challenging, if not ...


Spirals of science  Science Magazine

The timing was perfect. A few weeks after the experimental protocol that had served me for years inexplicably stopped working, my grad school adviser ...


Tourists may be making Antarctica's penguins sick  Science Magazine

Humans are responsible for circulating strains of the bacteria behind food poisoning.


Google pledges to hold off on selling facial recognition technology  Engadget

Today, Google shared information about some of the AI work it's doing in Asia, but in a blog post about the work, it also made a pretty clear statement about ho...


Updated: NIH says cancer study also hit by fetal tissue ban  Science Magazine

*Update, 13 December, 11:45 a.m.: A third laboratory at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is also affected by the agency's temporary ban on acquiring new ...


Virgin Galactic launches SpaceShipTwo to the edge of space  The Guardian

Spacecraft launched on Thursday in test mission became first commercial US flight beyond the atmosphere since 2011. Erin Durkin in New York and agencies.


Martian methane—spotted in 2004—has mysteriously vanished  Science Magazine

Mars's methane has gone missing. Scientists first detected traces of the gas—a critical indicator of life on Earth—in the planet's atmosphere decades ago.


Intel's new 3D chip technology may help prolong Moore's Law  MIT Technology Review

The US chip giant has developed a new way of stacking a processor's components on top of one another.


NASA's Juno mission halfway to Jupiter science  Science Daily

On Dec. 21, NASA's Juno spacecraft will be 3140 miles (5053 kilometers) above Jupiter's cloud tops and hurtling by at a healthy clip of 128802 mph (207287 ...


Sleepmore in Seattle: Later school start times are associated with more sleep and better performance in high school students  Science Advances

Most teenagers are chronically sleep deprived. One strategy proposed to lengthen adolescent sleep is to delay secondary school start times. This would allow ...


8,300-Year-Old Stone Snake Heads Reveal Stone Age Ritual Ceremonies  Live Science

What might be passed over as two oddly shaped rocks are the work of Stone Age artisans who sculpted the rocks into beady-eyed snake heads, archaeologists ...


China to revise plan for global technology dominance  The Washington Post

Chinese officials are revising a controversial government program aimed at securing global technology dominance in a bid to address one of President Trump's ...


The End of DACA Would Be a Blow to Science  Scientific American

On November 5, the eve of midterm elections, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), bypassing ...


The science of giving gifts your loved ones won’t want to return  The Washington Post

Trying to find an ideal gift for a friend or family member, or at least something that won't end up in the trash, is a perennial source of pre-holiday anxiety.


The technology that could end traffic jams  BBC News

With the number of cars clogging roads around the world expected to double in the coming decades, new approaches are needed to keep traffic moving.


Mars lander takes a selfie  Science Magazine

After painstakingly swiveling the camera mounted on its robotic arm for a week, NASA's InSight spacecraft, which landed last month on Mars, has completed its ...


How the science community reacted to Steph Curry's moon-landing conspiracy  For The Win

Steph Curry (along with Kent Bazemore, Andre Iguodala and Vince Carter) admitted in a recent podcast that he believed the moon landing was fake. Just when ...


Cannibalism? Nope, This 8,000-Year-Old Man Was Likely Burned in a Ritual  Live Science

The shattered skull of a hunter who lived about 8,000 years ago isn't evidence of cannibalism, as scientists previously thought. Rather, the hunter died in a grisly ...


Science photos of the year  Science Magazine

Our Science Visuals team reviewed the most striking photographs we published this year. Here are the ones that moved us the most: Previous. Iguazu Falls.


The science of “vibes” shows how everything is connected  Quartz

Scientists are finding that vibrations seem to play a critical role in human consciousness, and indeed in the existence of all things.


How deaf researchers are reinventing science communication  The Verge

Science is a language unto itself, and scientists rely on precise, standard terminology for common ground in their work. But for deaf researchers and students, ...


Technology Will Make War Even Worse  The Atlantic

New technologies are making war even more horrific.


Dog research at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gets formal review  Science Magazine

Dog research at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is going under the microscope. Yesterday, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and ...


Novel laser technology for microchip-size chemical sensors  Science Daily

A special laser system has been developed, using two slightly different frequency combs. This allows for chemical analysis on tiny spaces -- it is a ...


The Science of Growing a Perfect Christmas Tree  WIRED

Is your tree robust to cold? Do its needles cling to their branches? Christmas tree scientists ask these questions so we don't have to.


These are our favorite science books of 2018  Science News

From tales about whales to enthralling scientific histories and the memoir of a frustrated astrophysicist, 2018 was a banner year for science books. Here are ...


A general reinforcement learning algorithm that masters chess, shogi, and Go through self-play  Science Magazine

Computers can beat humans at increasingly complex games, including chess and Go. However, these programs are typically constructed for a particular game, ...


The Best Science Books Of 2018  Science Friday

Here at Science Friday, our jobs involve reading a lot of science books every year. We have piles and piles of them at the office. Hundreds of titles about biology ...


Animals and the zoogeochemistry of the carbon cycle  Science Magazine

Flux across the carbon cycle is generally characterized by contributions from plants, microbes, and abiotic systems. Animals, however, move vast amounts of ...


Open-source discovery of chemical leads for next-generation chemoprotective antimalarials  Science Magazine

Malaria parasites are evolutionarily prepared to resist drug attack. Resistance is emerging to even the latest frontline combination therapies, which target the ...


Semiconducting polymer blends that exhibit stable charge transport at high temperatures  Science Magazine

Charge carriers move through semiconductor polymers by hopping transport. In principle, these polymers should be more conductive at higher temperatures.


At arm's length  Science Magazine

A few years ago, scientists funded by the Wellcome Trust, one of the world's wealthiest private philanthropies, published sobering findings about the deadly ...


A mechanistic classification of clinical phenotypes in neuroblastoma  Science Magazine

Neuroblastomas—the most common tumor type in infants—develop from fetal nerve cells, and their clinical course is highly variable. Some neuroblastomas are ...


Temperature-dependent hypoxia explains biogeography and severity of end-Permian marine mass extinction  Science Magazine

Though our current extinction crisis is substantial, it pales in comparison to the largest extinction in Earth's history, which occurred at the end of the Permian ...


Technology Feature | ChIP off the old block: Beyond chromatin immunoprecipitation  Science Magazine

Chromatin immunoprecipitation, now over 30 years old, modernizes to include emerging techniques such as gene editing and single-cell platforms. Read the ...


Books for budding scientists  Science Magazine

From audacious space missions and quantum physics to clean cookstoves and coral nurseries, this year's finalists for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for ...


Amazon is reportedly testing its cashier-less technology in larger stores  The Verge

Amazon might be aiming to scale up its cashier-less stores, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal, which says that the company is testing the ...


Buying time  Science Magazine

In a fast-changing environment, evolution can be too slow. "Plasticity" can give it a chance to catch up. Open in new tab. When conditions are right, spadefoot ...


Prolonged milk provisioning in a jumping spider  Science Magazine

Mammals produce milk to feed their offspring, and maternal care often continues well after the young can forage for themselves. Though other cases of milk-like ...


Is our use of digital technologies negatively affecting our brain health? We asked 11 experts.  Vox.com

With so many of us now constantly tethered to digital technology via our smartphones, computers, tablets, and even watches, there is a huge experiment ...


Spider moms spotted nursing their offspring with milk  Science Magazine

On a summer night in 2017, Chen Zhanqi made a curious find in his lab in China's Yunnan province. In an artificial nest, he spotted a juvenile jumping spider ...


Trump's nominee for USDA science post calls new U.S. climate report 'genuine'  Science Magazine

The entomologist nominated to be the chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Washington, D.C., said today he accepts the conclusions of ...


How to Survive the Next Era of Tech (Slow Down and Be Mindful)  The New York Times

In his final State of the Art column, Farhad Manjoo reflects on the industry's changes and presents a new guide for navigating the future of technology.


CRISPR bombshell: Chinese researcher claims to have created gene-edited twins  Science Magazine

HONG KONG, CHINA—On the eve of an international summit here on genome editing, a Chinese researcher has shocked many by claiming to have altered the ...


Social network plasticity decreases disease transmission in a eusocial insect  Science Magazine

When we get a cold and then stay home from work, we are not only taking care of ourselves but also protecting others. Such changes in behavior after infection ...


Some Good News, and a Hard Truth, About Science  The New York Times

Shortly before turning 30, Prince Charles complained to the press about its seeming obsession with bad news. “Why don't they, for a change, tell us how many ...


Science Is Getting Less Bang for Its Buck  The Atlantic

Despite vast increases in the time and money spent on research, progress is barely keeping pace with the past. What went wrong?