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  • Inflatable, Vine-like Robot Can Do It All
    A new soft robot grows like a creeping vine to weave its way around obstacles and nose into tiny spaces.From researchers at Stanford University, the robot consists mostly of an inflatable tube that's been folded in on itself and coiled up. To move,…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 4:48pm -
  • Here's How Much Plastic Humanity Has Produced
    I want to say just one word to you. Just one word. Are you listening?Plastics.There was indeed a great future in plastics back in 1967 when "The Graduate" came out, and those words ring true even today as plastic production continues to soar. …
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 4:37pm -
  • Artificial Intelligence Experts Respond to Elon Musk's Dire Warning for U.S. Governors
    If you hadn't heard, Elon Musk is worried about the machines.Though that may seem a quixotic stance for the head of multiple tech companies to take, it seems that his proximity to the bleeding edge of technological development has given him the he…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 5:37pm -
  • How Disney Tech Can Immerse Park Guests in ‘Star Wars’
    Disney tech is getting ready to grant the wish of any Star Wars fan who ever wished to stand inside the cavernous space of a Star Destroyer hanger or help fly the Millennium Falcon during a space battle. The entertainment giant has promised a "re…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 2:55pm -
  • DARPA Is Spending $65 Million to Meld Mind and Machine
    The U.S. defense agency that specializes in “out-there” science and technology endeavors is on a quest to bridge the gap between brain and computer.The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded $65 million to six differ…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 2:35pm -
  • New, Noninvasive Imaging Technique Finds Heart Disease Before It Hurts
    A new, noninvasive imaging method lets researchers pick up on the warning signs of heart disease long before a heart attack or stroke can take place.The noninvasive technique uses current computed tomography (CT) scanning technology to analyze imag…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 4:00pm -
  • Designing a Safer Explosive
    This Fourth of July, as you and your family settle on a sandy beach or grassy lawn to watch a fireworks display, you’re probably not thinking about the science behind the explosives you’re witnessing. In fact, you probably are not even thinking o…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 3:40pm -
  • Self-Wrinkling Mini-Mazes Could Serve as Cybersecurity Moats
    Scientists are bringing wrinkles into style with self-organizing mini-mazes that could someday serve as digital fingerprints for secure technology.In a study published Friday in Science Advances, a team of researchers, led by Wook Park of Kyung Hee…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 3:22pm -
  • Report Tells Pentagon to Beware Nuclear Drone Bombers
    The U.S. Air Force's future B-21 Raider bomber may have the option to remove the human pilots from the cockpit and effectively become a large drone bomber. In one of the more unlikely scenarios, B-21 Raiders could theoretically end up carrying nu…
    - 22 days ago, 1 Jul 17, 12:16am -
  • China Profits as US Hesitates on Selling Armed Drones
    More than 15 years after a U.S. Predator drone launched its first Hellfire missile, the United States remains reluctant to sell armed drones to even its closest allies. That hesitation in selling armed drones has left the door open for countries such…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 6:20pm -

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  • newMarvel Studios Debuts New Cast Members, a Thor Trailer and Infinity War at SDCC

    Marvel Studios Debuts New Cast Members, a Thor Trailer and Infinity War at SDCC

    This is it. The biggest event of San Diego Comic Con. Marvel Studios took the stage in Hall H to let eager fans in on some of the most anticipated movies of the […]The post Marvel Studios Debuts New Cast Members, a Thor Trailer and Infinity War at…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 11:07pm -
  • newSDCC Announcement: The Stakes Are Raised For Supergirl Season 3

    SDCC Announcement: The Stakes Are Raised For Supergirl Season 3

    Saturday, July 22nd at San Diego Comic-Con featured the first of CW’s DC Superhero shows panels; Supergirl. On hand at the panel were Melissa Benoist, Chris Wood, Jeremy Jordan, Mehcad Brooks and many […]The post SDCC Announcement: The Stakes Ar…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 10:57pm -
  • newSDCC Announcement: Grant Morrison’s Happy! Gets a Teaser Trailer

    SDCC Announcement: Grant Morrison’s Happy! Gets a Teaser Trailer

    Syfy has not only released the teaser trailer for Happy!, but we have some casting news for the show as well. Happy! will follow the journey of Nick Sax, a disgraced ex-cop who, […]The post SDCC Announcement: Grant Morrison’s Happy! Gets a Tease…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 10:15pm -
  • newWestworld Premieres a Season 2 Trailer at SDCC

    Westworld Premieres a Season 2 Trailer at SDCC

    Westworld was HBO’s biggest hit of 2016. Or at least it’s most talked-about. Over the course of 10 weeks, it built a world where lifelike robots were starting to show the first signs of […]The post Westworld Premieres a Season 2 Trailer at SD…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 9:41pm -
  • newGotham Season Four Trailer Introduces Some Terrifying Villains

    Gotham Season Four Trailer Introduces Some Terrifying Villains

    Today at San Diego Comic-Con the Gotham season four trailer was rolled out. This massive five and a half minute is packed with new footage starting around the four and a half minute […]The post Gotham Season Four Trailer Introduces Some Terrifying…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 8:54pm -
  • newNew Star Trek: Discovery Trailer And The Rise of the Klingon Empire

    New Star Trek: Discovery Trailer And The Rise of the Klingon Empire

    Ever since we learned that CBS was making a new Star Trek TV series, we’ve been hyped for it. Star Trek belongs on TV. That’s where its philosophy, diplomacy, and optimism can really […]The post New Star Trek: Discovery Trailer And The Rise of…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 8:31pm -
  • newSDCC Announcement: Bob’s Burgers is Giving a Holiday Gift This Year

    SDCC Announcement: Bob’s Burgers is Giving a Holiday Gift This Year

    Bob’s Burgers continues to give its audience what it wants. The holiday episodes are some of the greatest in Bob’s Burgers history and for a good reason! They’re clever, hilarious and really make […]The post SDCC Announcement: Bob’s Burger…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 8:06pm -
  • newSDCC Announcement: Stranger Things New Trailer and Casting News

    SDCC Announcement: Stranger Things New Trailer and Casting News

    The breakout hit Stranger Things is coming back to Netflix, and I wish it would hurry already. We got our first look at the teaser trailer for Stranger Things 2 this year at […]The post SDCC Announcement: Stranger Things New Trailer and Casting Ne…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 7:36pm -
  • newSDCC: Riverdale Reveals Season Two Trailer, Season One Bloopers and What to Expect This Fall

    SDCC: Riverdale Reveals Season Two Trailer, Season One Bloopers and What to Expect This Fall

    Riverdale was one of the midseason’s biggest surprises on TV. A teen soap opera based on Archie comics with a Twin Peaks influence turned out to be good. Yes, it was a little trashy and supremely […]The post SDCC: Riverdale Reveals Season Two…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 7:22pm -
  • newSDCC Announcement: Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One Trailer

    SDCC Announcement: Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One Trailer

    SDCC just keeps bringing out the hits! Warner Bros recently released the upcoming trailer for the film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tye Sheridan as Wade Watts. The film is an adaptation of […]The post SDCC Announcement: Steven Spielb…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 6:14pm -

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PBS: Science & Technology

  • Can failure actually improve innovation?
    Innovators rarely travel a straight path to arrive at a new idea. Failure — lots of failure — often paves the way. At least eight out of every 10 new consumer products that enter the market will fail, according to one estimate. That can be frus…
    - 11 Sep 15, 4:17pm -
  • Trove of fossils from a long-lost human ancestor is greatest find in decades
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Researchers announced a fossil discovery today that some consider one of the greatest in the last 50 years, and one that could provide an important link in the family tree for all humans.Jeffrey Brown has…
    - 10 Sep 15, 6:25pm -
  • Dwarf planet Ceres seen in mesmerizing new detail
    This image taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, shows Occator crater on Ceres, home to a collection of intriguing bright spots. Image by NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDANew images of dwarf planet Ceres show oddly shaped mountains, collapsed crater wa…
    - 10 Sep 15, 3:51pm -
  • Cave divers uncover new humanlike species in South Africa
    Skeleton of the newly discovered Homo naledi. Courtesy of eLife 2015;4:e09560.Paleontologists have discovered an ancient human relative in South Africa thanks to a tricky cave diving excavation that recovered close to 1,550 fossils buried 100 feet u…
    - 10 Sep 15, 11:40am -
  • Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox buys National Geographic media
    James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox Inc., pauses during a panel session at the Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity in Cannes, France, on June 25, 2015. 21st Century Fox and National Geographic announced it would expand its partnersh…
    - 9 Sep 15, 4:04pm -
  • Can Alzheimer’s proteins be spread via medical procedures?
    This computer artwork shows the brain’s neural network represented by lines and flashes. A new study indicates Alzheimer’s markers in the brain may have been spread via a protein. Photo by Alfred Pasieka/Science Photo Library and Getty ImagesFro…
    - 9 Sep 15, 1:26pm -
  • Can Denmark make energy demand follow renewable supply?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The nation of Denmark has been a pioneer in wind energy production. Last year, nearly 40 percent of its electricity came from wind power, and, by 2050, it’s set an ambitious goal of having renewable e…
    - 7 Sep 15, 6:25pm -
  • Sea turtles deliver record nesting seasons in Southeast U.S.
    A loggerhead sea turtle hatchling. This summer’s hatching season has hit new records alongside the Southeast United States coast. Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region.Sea turtles have delivered a nesting season for the record b…
    - 7 Sep 15, 4:57pm -
  • Why humanity is essential to the future of artificial intelligence
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now another new addition to the NewsHour Bookshelf. Tonight’s focus is the brave new world of artificial intelligence. Jeffrey Brown has that. JEFFREY BROWN: Is it man against or with machine? Do m…
    - 4 Sep 15, 6:20pm -
  • Did wolves help restore trees to Yellowstone?
    Photo by Arthur Middleton/University of Wyoming/Via U.S. Geological SurveyTwenty years on from their reintroduction into Yellowstone National Park, wolves are still howling. But does their presence spell good or bad tidings for other wildlife?“Si…
    - 4 Sep 15, 3:30pm -

Phys.org: Feature Stories

Smithsonian: Technology & Space

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The Economist: Science & Tech

  • Computer analysis of what is scenic may help town planners

    Computer analysis of what is scenic may help town planners

    Can you tell a green field from a cold steel rail?BEAUTY, proverbially, is in the eye of the beholder. But surroundings matter. A paper published two years ago in Nature found a correlation between people’s sense of well-being and the “scenic…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 10:44am -
  • A promising means of pest control meets some evolutionary truths

    A promising means of pest control meets some evolutionary truths

    IT IS life’s lottery, blessing some and cursing others in equal number: the chance of a sexually reproducing organism’s offspring inheriting a particular version of a gene from a particular parent is 50%. Usually. But there are exceptions. Gen…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 3:03pm -
  • Events in Iceland explain years of famine in Europe’s Dark Ages

    Events in Iceland explain years of famine in Europe’s Dark Ages

    Katla boils over in 1918IT SEEMED like a curse. The summer of 821 was wet, cold and yielded a poor harvest. Then winter came. Temperatures plunged. Blizzards smothered towns and villages. The Danube, the Rhine and the Seine—rivers that never fr…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 9:25am -
  • Virtual reality gives old fairground rides new purpose

    Virtual reality gives old fairground rides new purpose

    What you see..what they seeKRAKEN, a 17-year-old rollercoaster at SeaWorld Orlando, an amusement park in Florida, reopened in June after several months of refurbishment. That, in itself, is unusual. The normal fate of old rides is demolition and…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 11:21am -
  • How does an animal with no heart circulate oxygen?

    How does an animal with no heart circulate oxygen?


    - 10 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 11:21am -
  • More ways to classify planets

    More ways to classify planets

    A TAXONOMY of planets is emerging fast. On June 19th a group of researchers led by Andrew Howard of the California Institute of Technology divided bodies smaller than Neptune into two classes, based on both their current composition and a conseque…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 11:21am -
  • Blood from young animals can revitalise old ones
    IT WAS one of the oddest experiments in the history of dentistry. In the early 1950s a researcher called Benjamin Kamrin was looking into the causes of tooth decay. To do so, he turned to that scientific stalwart, the lab rat. Specifically, he c…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 10:41am -
  • Cameras are about to get a lot smaller

    Cameras are about to get a lot smaller

    THE pill-sized cameras in today’s mobile phones may seem miraculously tiny, given that a decade ago the smallest cameras available for retail sale were the size of a pack of cards. But Ali Hajimiri of the California Institute of Technology is un…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 10:50am -
  • Is the post-dinosaur world the Age of Frogs?

    Is the post-dinosaur world the Age of Frogs?

    Looks like we made itAROUND 66m years ago Earth collided with a space rock so large that it punched a crater more than 180km across in the area now known as the Yucatán peninsula, in southern Mexico. This collision did for the dinosaurs and many…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 10:50am -
  • A new device to help train sniffer dogs

    A new device to help train sniffer dogs

    WHEN it comes to finding hidden explosives, the self-propelled detection system known as a sniffer dog has no equal. But sniffer dogs have to be trained, and that is a delicate process. In particular, the trace levels of explosive vapour involved…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 10:50am -

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