Friday, July 21, 2017

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Tom Cruise may famously have taken the role of barman in the film Cocktail but now there could be an even more impressive mixologist in town. Makr Shakr will be serving cocktails to delegates at...

The startup LuxAI was created following a research project at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg, funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) under its...

More than 99% of the time, two words are enough for people with normal hearing to distinguish the voice of a close friend or relative amongst other voices, says the University of Montreal's Julien...
Marijuana

Summary: Marijuana's long-time use effects natural reward cues. Chronic marijuana use disrupts the brain's natural reward processes, according to researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas. In a paper published in...

Dec. 20, 2013 — A new optical device puts the power to detect eye disease in the palm of a hand. The tool -- about the size of a hand-held video camera -- scans...
Brown University Research

A buildup of the wrong kind of fats can cause cardiovascular disease. A new study in nematode worms and mice also finds that a protein that transports fats around the body can hinder protective...

Utah Engineers take a step toward Silicon Phototonic Computing at Speeds Millions of Times Faster than Current Machines University of Utah engineers have taken a step forward in creating the next generation of computers and...
Science inot History

In 2002, a conservative Christian pastor named Michael Dowd and his science writer wife, Connie Barlow, quit their jobs, sold their possessions, and purchased a van they decorated with symbols of a Jesus fish...

Technological advances are allowing scientists to begin building a  cognitive computer that functions like a brain. by Dr. Dharmendra Modha, Manager of  Cognitive Computing, IBM      Since computers were invented, they've been called "brains." Yet,...

Clinical Utilization Of Fractional Flow Reserve In Multi-Vessel Disease.  Live Case from the Hammersmith Hospital, UK - Clinical Utilisation Of Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) In Multi-Vessel Disease (MVD). By Radcliffe Cardiology. Check out the website! Story Source...

by Walter Olson (courtesy thedailybeast) story selection by Chritty Watts Get ready to swab. Liberals warn that giving cops the power to take your DNA undermines civil liberties. Is a dangerous era of genetic testing...
biohackers

For some people, the human body isn’t a temple. Instead they see it as a source of frustration thanks to the considerable limitations compared to the powerful technology available today. In the last few...