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Opposites Attract at UK's Everything is Science Festival  UKNow

Everything is Science: Opposites Attract is a week of paired presentations, lectures and demonstrations from UK faculty and other guest speakers that take a ...


2020 Freightliner Cascadia Technology: 5 Things to Know  Trucks.com

The 2020 Freightliner Cascadia that will reach dealers this fall will offer new safety features, fuel efficiency and other technology compared with the previous ...


California students may not be ready for new science test  Record Bee

This story originally appeared on EdSource.orgNext month California students will start to be tested on the state's new science standards for the first time, but ...


Omnitracs and Red Hat Collaborate to Reinvent Fleet Management Technology  Associated Press

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today ...


Analysis | The Technology 202: He used to mentor Mark Zuckerberg. Now he's helping Washington take on Big Tech.  The Washington Post

Ctrl + N. A woman checks the Facebook Inc. site on her smartphone whilst standing against an illuminated wall bearing the Facebook Inc. logo in this arranged ...


The Fishy Mystery of Lake Malawi | Science  Smithsonian.com

In the second-largest lake in Africa, fish evolution is taking place at an explosive rate. Why? Scientists are diving into the question.


Liquid Technology Provides Theranos with Post-Shutdown Equipment Processing and Recycling  Business Wire

Liquid Technology, an industry leading IT asset disposition *service* provider, announces their instrumental role in coordinating and executing Theranos.


Theatre review: Boom X is a miracle of timing and technology  Montreal Gazette

The sequel to Rick Miller's Segal Centre one-man show Boom zeros in on Generation X, brings us up to 1995, and promises “I'll be back.”


Owner Of Boston Celtics Is Betting On Intersection Of Sports, Technology And Media  Forbes

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck told me that when he bought the NBA team in 2002 he thought he was purchasing a basketball team but in reality he was ...


Mphasis felicitates promising AI startups at NASSCOM Technology & Leadership Forum  The News Minute

Three AI startups that deliver innovative and intelligent solutions to market, were selected from a pool of 1000+ startups post-rigorous evaluation on pitch day.


John Haynes obituary  The Guardian

Publisher of the Haynes workshop manuals that fuelled a boom in DIY car repairs.


This Fish Just Gave Evolution the Finger and Got Pregnant  Live Science

A little stickleback fish (Gasterosteus aculeatus) nicknamed "Mary" appears to have leapt across a major reproductive divide on the evolutionary tree of life.


Kratom 'Poisonings' Have Increased 50-Fold in Recent Years  Live Science

Calls to U.S. poison centers regarding the herbal supplement kratom have increased dramatically in recent years.


A third of Canadians say science on vaccines isn't 'quite clear': poll  Ottawa Citizen

One in five parents of children under the age of 12 say vaccinations should be a parent's choice, and not mandatory.


Sunstone Technology re-brands as Heartcore to become a consumer-only European tech fund  TechCrunch

Update: an earlier version of this story positioned the €160 million fund as newly announced, when in actual fact it was disclosed in late 2017 and consists of a ...


Parenthood drives women out of science, US survey reveals  physicsworld.com

Almost half of women and a quarter of men leave full-time science-based careers after becoming a parent. That is according to a study that followed the careers ...


Paytm Money appoints Suresh Vasudevan as Chief Technology Officer  Moneycontrol.com

Vasudevan was with Paytm Mall as the Vice President - Engineering before joining Paytm Money.


If fruit flies live without sleeping, why can't I?  Popular Science

As anyone who's ever pulled an all-nighter can attest, sleep feels pretty essential to life. While the field of sleep science has long thought that animals and ...


Tribes Use Western and Indigenous Science to Prepare for Climate Change  Hakai Magazine

Northwestern tribes and the University of Washington climate group have joined forces to help protect salmon, roots, trees, and other important resources.


Other voices: Standardize the system on facial recogntion technology  St. Paul Pioneer Press

And then there were three. Amazon has joined Microsoft and Google in supporting regulation of facial recognition technology, and it is easy to guess why: ...


Investment in new technology is not going away: Mphasis CEO Nitin Rakesh  Moneycontrol.com

Nitin Rakesh, CEO of Mphasis, spoke to CNBC-TV18 about the software industry guidance and shared his outlook on the sector. "If you look at the three quarter ...


You Can Allegedly Now Brick Your Nikes, Thanks to the Miracle of Technology  Gizmodo

Wow, technology. Papal apps. Speculative e-currency that sucks up as much energy as a small country. Shopping carts that spy on you. And now, a pair of $350, ...


Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises'  The Guardian

Report says few headlines sparked by food crises that ravaged Madagascar, Ethiopia and Haiti.


10 Principles for Modernizing Your Company's Technology  strategy+business Today

Today's technology platforms are not just new versions of legacy systems. They allow you to design a completely new digital enterprise — as long as you follow ...


Hopes new technology will tackle loneliness among the elderly  3AW

Ross and John were taken by a new piece of technology that will track conversation in the hope of improving quality of life for elderly Australians at risk of ...


House panel passes science bill despite critics from K-12  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

PIERRE — A bill that would let South Dakota teachers decide how much skepticism to inject into lessons on scientific topics such as climate change and the Big ...


The science of the perfect cheese fondue  New Atlas

How does one mix up the perfect cheese fondue? After studying how the ingredients interact with one another, scientists have found the dish is really a complex ...


Legislators discuss importance of computer science in high school  KSNT News

On Wednesday, House Education Committee members talked about a new way to better prepare students for a 21st century economy.


Establish rules to manage data collected from smart city technology, Toronto councillor urges  Toronto Star

Toronto needs rules and regulations to govern the collection and managing of data from smart cities including the one Sidewalk Labs has in mind, says a city ...


Montana legislator introduces bills to give his state its own science  Ars Technica

Two bills instruct the state to ignore the greenhouse effect and federal government.


New camera technology, current laws make fight against peeping Toms difficult: experts  Global News

WATCH ABOVE: Tech experts say advancements in camera technology are making it easier for peeping Toms to record victims. Kamil Karamali reports.


Birth of a black hole witnessed for first time  sciencefocus.com

Last June, astronomers noticed the appearance of a mysterious bright object in the constellation of Hercules. It remained visible for a little over two weeks, ...


The Greatest Scandal In the History of Science  Power Line

I have written many times about the unwarranted “adjustments” to measured past temperatures by government agencies, which serve to inflate the modest ...


Tensions rise in Redondo Beach over idea to turn neighborhood into technology hub  The Daily Breeze

When a citizen's committee in Redondo Beach charged with updating the city's general plan floated an idea to turn one neighborhood into a creative technology ...


150 years ago, science changed forever  CNN

2019 marks 150 years since the creation of the periodic table of elements, which epitomizes our modern understanding of chemistry and of the physical world, ...


The tremendous impact of a US-China investment and technology war  The Interpreter

The impending bifurcation of the world internet economy will disrupt many industries, companies and national economies.


Comedian Kasha Patel studies the science of laughter on her D.C. Dream Day  Washington Post

The founder and host of "DC Science Comedy" includes a hiking expedition with Serena Williams and a stand-up show with John Mulaney on her ideal day in ...


Galaxy Fold: Samsung unveils hi-tech foldable phone that costs $1,980  The Guardian

Smartphone-tablet hybrid has standard 4.6in phone on the outside and a 7.3in screen that unfolds on the inside. Samuel Gibbs. Wed 20 Feb 2019 15.35 EST ...


As Concerns Over Facial Recognition Grow, Members Of Congress Are Considering Their Next Move  BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News has learned that the US House Oversight and Reform Committee is considering holding a hearing on facial recognition, which has been widely ...


When your thesis adviser advises you to quit  Science Magazine

When our columnist asked readers whether this had happened to them, the stories came pouring in.


'Breakneck speed' mini moon hurtles around Neptune at 20,000mph  The Guardian

Astronomers confirm orbit of tiny moon Hippocamp via multiple images from Hubble.


$85 million Grand River Technology Park coming  AL.com

The project is a collaboration between the Alabama Department of Labor, U.S. Steel, the Cities of Birmingham and Leeds, Jefferson County and the Southern ...


Is your phone always low on battery and chewing through data? The ‘DrainerBot’ could be to blame.  Washington Post

A sneaky piece of advertising software may be responsible for driving up millions of Android users' mobile data usage and wasting their device's battery life, ...


Zebra stripes confuse biting flies, causing them to abort their landings  Science Magazine

Scientists have proposed more than a dozen ideas to explain why zebras evolved stripes. Some say the bold patterns confuse their predators, or that they keep ...


Stablecoins Could Unleash Wall Street Adoption Of Blockchain Technology  Forbes

Fluidity Factora has released a real estate token called FACTOR-805, which will allow investors the option to both make payments and receive interest in Dai, ...


Reports: MLB implementing new rules in attempt to curtail high-tech sign-stealing  USA TODAY

MLB is implementing new rules ahead of the 2019 season in an attempt to curtail high-tech sign-stealing, according to multiple reports.


House Panel: Trump Officials Tried To Rush Nuclear Technology To Saudis  NPR

Steve Inskeep talks to ex-Energy Secretary Bill Richardson about a House Democrats' report detailing how Trump administration officials apparently sought to ...


Tesla's Elon Musk: Full self-driving technology nearly complete  Fox Business

Elon Musk says an expanded version of "Autopilot" is nearly complete.


What A Transfer Of Nuclear Technology To Saudi Arabia Would Mean For National Security  NPR

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jeffrey Lewis, a nonproliferation expert at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, following a report about U.S. intent to ...


Teen builds working nuclear fusion reactor in Memphis home  Fox News

Some kids spend their time on social media. Other kids spend their time playing video games. When it comes to 14-year-Jackson Oswalt, his time is spent in a ...


Japan Just Shot a Fake Asteroid with a Space Bullet … for Science  Space.com

JAXA is preparing to sample an asteroid called Ryugu with the agency's Hayabusa2 spacecraft — so the team practiced on Earth first.


Climate change: Death of the 'grandfather of climate science'  BBC News

Wallace Broecker, the US climate scientist who helped popularise the term "global warming" has died in New York at the age of 87. Prof Broecker was among ...


Nearly half of US female scientists leave full-time science after first child  Nature.com

Research puts a number on the proportion of people leaving full-time careers in science after the birth of their first child.


Trump Officials Tried To Rush Nuclear Technology To Saudis, House Panel Finds  NPR

The Trump administration sought to rush the transfer of American nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia in potential violation of the law, a new report from the ...


Ancient humans hunted monkeys for tens of thousands of years  Science Magazine

If you picture early humans dining, you likely imagine them sitting down to a barbecue of mammoth, aurochs, and giant elk meat. But in the rainforests of Sri ...


Michael Flynn under investigation for plan to give Saudi Arabia nuclear technology  MSNBC

The House Oversight Committee has launched a formal investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn for planning to give nuclear technology ...


MIT Technology Review: Although Touted for Security, Blockchain Is Still Hackable  Cointelegraph

News. MIT Technology Review magazine has published an article today, Feb. 19, arguing that security-touted blockchain tech is still vulnerable to hacks.


Quarrying of Stonehenge 'bluestones' dated to 3000 BC  Science Daily

Excavations at two quarries in Wales, known to be the source of the Stonehenge 'bluestones', provide new evidence of megalith quarrying 5000 years ago.


Hearts & Science Names Annalect North American Chief Executive Erin Matts as New U.S. CEO  Adweek

Omnicom Media Group's data-driven media agency Hearts & Science has appointed Erin Matts to U.S. CEO, effective immediately. The appointment comes after ...


NHSX: new joint organisation for digital, data and technology  GOV.UK

A new joint unit, NHSX, will be created to bring the benefits of modern technology to every patient and clinician. It will combine the best talent from government, ...


Once hailed as unhackable, blockchains are now getting hacked  MIT Technology Review

More and more security holes are appearing in cryptocurrency and smart contract platforms, and some are fundamental to the way they were built.


Scientists Developed an AI So Advanced They Say It's Too Dangerous to Release  ScienceAlert

A group of computer scientists once backed by Elon Musk has caused some alarm by developing an advanced artificial intelligence (AI) they say is too ...


Huawei founder: US cannot crush technology firm  The Guardian

The US cannot crush Huawei, the company's founder has insisted, as he hit back against criminal indictments levelled at the firm and allegations that it poses a ...


Statistician: Machine Learning Is Causing A "Crisis in Science"  Futurism

A statistician is warning that scientists are leaning on machine learning algorithms to find patterns in data where none exist.


Why sparks fly when you microwave grapes  Science Magazine

Physicists burned out 12 microwaves putting this trick to the test.


The technology behind OpenAI's fiction-writing, fake-news-spewing AI, explained  MIT Technology Review

Last Thursday (Feb. 14), the nonprofit research firm OpenAI released a new language model capable of generating convincing passages of prose.


Machine Learning Technology Radically Improves Accuracy of Additive Manufacturing  Interesting Engineering

Purdue University researchers have developed a machine learning software tool that increases the accuracy of additive manufacturing. The tool will also make ...


Graphene-based wearables for health monitoring, food inspection and night vision  Science Daily

Scientists have developed dozens of new graphene-based prototypes. These technologies aim to turn mobile phones into life saving devices.


On Itchiness in Science Writing  Scientific American

Over the years that I've written pieces here at Scientific American I've only very occasionally talked about the process of writing about science, since there have ...


Darpa Wants to Solve Science’s Reproducibility Crisis With AI  WIRED

Social science has an image problem—too many findings don't hold up. A new project will crank through 30000 studies to try to identify red flags.


AI is reinventing the way we invent  MIT Technology Review

The biggest impact of artificial intelligence will be to help humans make discoveries we couldn't make on our own.


Is Blockchain Technology Overhyped?  The New York Times

Two books by legal scholars argue that the revolutionary promise of the new database tool has been exaggerated.


Meet the geek behind Egypt's hit online science show  BBC News

How Ahmed El Ghandour's love of science led to an online show watched by millions of Egyptians.


Long delays in banning trade in threatened species  Science Magazine

The harvesting of wild animals and plants for international trade affects thousands of species, and compounds ongoing extinction threats such as habitat loss ...


Update: NASA declares end of Opportunity's mission  Science Magazine

*Update, 13 February, 2:10 p.m.: After more than a thousand attempts to revive the Opportunity rover, including a final unanswered command last night, NASA ...


Hindu nationalists claim that ancient Indians had airplanes, stem cell technology, and the internet  Science Magazine

The rapid rise of pseudoscience in the Modi era triggers ridicule and concern.


How 18th-Century Writers Created the Genre of Popular Science  Smithsonian.com

French writers such as Voltaire and Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle helped shape the Enlightenment with stories of science.


8 pioneering black women in science, technology and medicine  Mother Nature Network

Black women's contributions to society have often been overlooked, yet these pioneers in science, technology and medicine have changed history.


Dynamic gating of infrared radiation in a textile  Science Magazine

Textiles trap infrared radiation, which helps keep us warm in cold weather. Of course, in hot weather, this is less desirable. Zhang et al. constructed an ...


These researchers swallowed Legos for science  Science News for Students

Parents rush to the hospital every day after their kids swallow toys. To calm their fears, six brave doctors swallowed Legos for science.


Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us  BBC News

If we look at technology over very long timescales, our definition of what it is transforms, and as Tom Chatfield argues, it also displays a form of evolution ...


Deadly human bone cancer found in 240-million-year-old turtle  Science Magazine

A 240-million-year-old turtle died with a type of bone cancer that still haunts the living, National Geographic reports. The ancient turtle's fossilized hind leg ...


There's No Good Reason to Trust Blockchain Technology  WIRED

Opinion: Cryptocurrencies are useless. Blockchain solutions are frequently much worse than the systems they replace. Here's why.


Rookies lead the way on House science panel  Science Magazine

A major perk of being the majority party in the U.S. Congress is getting to fill the leadership slots on every committee. For several new Democratic legislators, ...


A sleep-inducing gene, nemuri, links sleep and immune function in Drosophila  Science Magazine

Even the humble fruit fly needs sleep. Toda et al. screened ∼12,000 fruit fly lines and identified a single sleep-promoting molecule encoded by a gene they ...


Bug bombs don't get rid of bugs, study suggests  Science Magazine

In the United States alone, we spend more than $2.5 billion a year trying to rid our homes of cockroaches and other pests—but a new study says some of us may ...


A loud quasi-periodic oscillation after a star is disrupted by a massive black hole  Science Magazine

When a star passes close to a massive black hole (MBH), it is ripped apart by the strong tidal forces. As the resulting debris falls toward the MBH, it heats up, ...


Star Trek–like replicator creates entire objects in minutes  Science Magazine

A Star Trek–like replicator has arrived, but don't expect it to synthesize a cup of Earl Grey tea (hot) on the spot. Researchers have come up with a new 3D ...


Scubalike technology could suck carbon dioxide from smokestacks  Science Magazine

The technology that allows submariners to breathe underwater could someday allow the rest of us to breathe cooler air. Researchers have found a way to suck ...


New 3D printer shapes objects with rays of light: The technology has potential to transform how products from prosthetics to eyeglass lenses are designed and manufactured  Science Daily

A new 3D printer uses light to transform gooey liquids into complex solid objects in only a matter of minutes. The printer can create objects that are smoother, ...


The northern and southern lights are different. Here's why  Science Magazine

The northern lights (above) and their lesser-known sibling the southern lights, aurora borealis and aurora australis, respectively, undulate across the skies in ...


The 2018 rift eruption and summit collapse of Kīlauea Volcano  Science Magazine

The Kīlauea Volcano on the island of Hawai'i erupted for 3 months in 2018. Neal et al. present a summary of the eruption sequence along with a variety of ...


Thankfully, the technology to combat rogue drones is getting better  The Economist

FOR SOMETHING weighing only a few kilograms and costing less than $2000, even for a sophisticated model, a small consumer drone can cause an awful lot ...


Gum disease–causing bacteria could spur Alzheimer's  Science Magazine

Poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. What's not clear is whether gum disease causes the disorder or is merely a result—many patients with ...


We need to rethink everything we know about global warming: New calculations show scientists have grossly underestimated the effects of air pollution  Science Daily

New research shows that the degree to which aerosols cool the earth has been grossly underestimated, necessitating a recalculation of climate change models ...


New remains discovered at site of famous Neanderthal 'flower burial'  Science Magazine

Archaeologist Chris Hunt describes rare find at Shanidar Cave.