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Saturday, November 18, 2017

A Complete(ly Interesting) History of Warfare & Military Technologies

https://briandcolwell.com/2017/09/a-completely-interesting-history-of-warfare-military-technologies/.html

Chemists May Have Found the ‘Missing Link’ to the First Life on Earth


https://www.seeker.com/earth/chemists-may-have-found-the-missing-link-to-the-first-life-on-earth

Study: [Round Up] won’t give you cancer

https://greenjihad.com/2017/11/17/study-round-up-wont-give-you-cancer/

NBC op-ed condemns having children as bad for the environment

https://greenjihad.com/2017/11/17/nbc-op-ed-condemns-having-children-as-bad-for-the-environment/

In Earth's Backyard: Newfound Alien Planet May Be Good Bet for Life

https://www.space.com/38782-possibly-earth-like-alien-planet-ross-128b.html

Global Carbon Pollution Reaches Highest Levels Yet, New Report Shows

http://www.wri.org/blog/2017/11/global-carbon-pollution-reaches-highest-levels-yet-new-report-shows

MIT researchers can now track AI’s decisions back to single neurons

https://qz.com/1022156/mit-researchers-can-now-track-artificial-intelligences-decisions-back-to-single-neurons/

NASA: Volcanic activity may explain Antarctic ice sheet instability

https://greenjihad.com/2017/11/13/nasa-volcanic-activity-may-explain-antarctic-ice-sheet-instability/

New evidence of brain damage from West Nile virus, scientists say

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2017/11/07/new-evidence-of-brain-damage-from-west-nile-virus-scientists-say/

A Radar-Based Change Detection Technology Is Helping Preserve Our Forests

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/a-radar-based-change-detection-technology-is-helping_us_5a0254d8e4b0b422a3c5cd87

Portuguese company embarks on first domestic satellite project


http://spacenews.com/portuguese-company-embarks-on-first-domestic-satellite-project/

Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Science of Climate Change | Dr. Patrick Moore and Stefan Molyneux (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbgcyW-MqtY

The Sensible Environmentalist: The Truth About Carbon Dioxide (video)

https://greenjihad.com/2017/11/12/the-sensible-environmentalist-the-truth-about-carbon-dioxide/

Cool! Researchers report first-ever protein hydrogels made in living cells


https://hub.jhu.edu/2017/11/06/artificial-hydrogels-formed-in-living-cells-als-lou-gehrigs-disease/

Landmark study may impact standard stroke treatment guidelines

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-11-landmark-impact-standard-treatment-guidelines.html

Climate Alarmists Everywhere Celebrate Advocacy Over Science in New NCA

https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/e-calvin-beisner/climate-alarmists-everywhere-celebrate-advocacy-over-science-new-nca

Scientists Solve a Dengue Mystery: Why Second Infection Is Worse Than First

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/scientists-solve-a-dengue-mystery-why-second-infection-is-worse-than-first/

Here’s why the 2017 flu season was so bad

https://theconversation.com/heres-why-the-2017-flu-season-was-so-bad-86605"

This AI startup wants to solve the hard problem of robots picking things up

https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/10/16627570/robot-ai-grasping-grabbing-embodied-intelligence-startup

Unistellar Signs Up More Than 1,200 Early-adopters for its Revolutionary eVscope Confirming the Public Interest for Citizen Science Astronomy

http://cosmicdiary.org/fmarchis/2017/11/09/unistellarsuccessonkickstarter/

Svensmark’s CO2-Free Climate Theory (video)

https://greenjihad.com/2017/11/09/svensmarks-theory/

Here's the weird alphabet soup that scientists use to name stuff in space

https://www.popsci.com/how-scientists-name-planets-comets-asteroids

A.I. Researchers Leave Elon Musk Lab to Begin Robotics Start-Up

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/technology/artificial-intelligence-start-up.html

NASA spacecraft's next flyby target needs a cool nickname

https://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-new-horizons-spacecrafts-next-flyby-target-needs-nickname-seti/

Big Picture Science Radio Show - DNA: Nature's Hard Drive


http://www.seti.org/BiPiSci/DNANaturesHardDrive?utm_content=buffer83d9d

Women rock: new symposium celebrates females in earth sciences

http://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2017/11/women-rock-new-symposium-celebrates-females-earth-sciences

Robots and Artificial Intelligence Are Coming Soon to Your Work, Home, and Cars


http://www.iqsdirectory.com/blog/robots-and-artificial-intelligence-are-coming-soon-to-your-work-home-and-cars/

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Will Machine Learning Make You a Better Manager?

https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/will-machine-learning-make-you-a-better-manager

What’s in a Brain? The Lab in China That Wants to Map Our Minds

http://www.sixthtone.com/news/1001063/What%E2%80%99s%20in%20a%20Brain

NEW TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS YOU TO ENTER THE ANCIENT WORLD OF JERUSALEM LIKE NEVER BEFORE

https://israeluncovered.com/new-technology-allows-you-to-enter-the-ancient-world-of-jerusalem-like-never-before/

This Former White House Staffer Invented a Video Game That Could Reinvent the Hiring Process

https://www.inc.com/kevin-j-ryan/scoutible-video-game-reinventing-the-hiring-process.html

Study reveals promising new avenue to explore treatments for Alzheimer's disease

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-10-reveals-avenue-explore-treatments-alzheimer.html

3rd Wave Feminist Engineering Failures

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/3rd-wave-feminist-engineering-failures-curt-stout/

New 3-D Fabrication Technique Could Deliver Multiple Doses of Vaccine in One Shot

https://today.uconn.edu/2017/10/new-3-d-fabrication-technique-deliver-multiple-doses-vaccine-one-shot/

Google is teaching its AI how humans hug, cook, and fight

https://qz.com/1108090/google-is-teaching-its-ai-how-humans-hug-cook-and-fight/

Here’s A (Crazy?) Plan To Bribe Crows To Clean Up Cigarette Butts

https://www.fastcompany.com/40483275/heres-a-crazy-plan-to-bribe-crows-to-clean-up-cigarette-butts

Scientists investigate why crows are so playful

https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/10/scientists-investigate-why-crows-are-so-playful/

Why haven’t we had alien contact? Blame icy ocean worlds

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/10/why-haven-t-we-had-alien-contact-blame-icy-ocean-worlds

GRAVITATIONAL “ANOMALIES” CAUSED BY SHAPIRO DELAYED TRAVELING ENERGY QUANTA AROUND GALACTIC AND COSMIC SCALE STRUCTURES

https://gregoriobaquero.wordpress.com/2017/08/23/gravitational-anomalies-caused-by-shapiro-delayed-traveling-energy-quanta-around-galactic-and-cosmic-scale-structures/

Scientists Have Discovered a Drug That Fixes Cavities and Regrows Teeth


https://futurism.com/scientists-have-discovered-this-drug-fixes-cavities-and-regrows-teeth/

Sunday, October 15, 2017

This unassuming powder could change the way we feed the world

https://www.mnn.com/green-tech/research-innovations/stories/food-from-air-finland-scientists

Scientists Figure Out Possible New Threat to Spacecraft

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/space-flight/scientists-figure-out-possible-new-threat-to-spacecraft

How LIGO Found a Gravitational Wave in a Haystack

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/astrophysics/how-ligo-found-a-gravitational-wave-in-a-haystack

China Unveils World's Largest Single-Dish Radio Telescope

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/astrophysics/china-unveils-worlds-largest-singledish-radio-telescope

Can Ultraprecise Time Measurements Warp Space?

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/at-work/test-and-measurement/can-ultraprecise-time-measurements-warp-space

Nobel Awarded for Discovery of Neutrino Mass

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/astrophysics/nobel-awarded-for-discovery-of-neutrino-mass

Infrared Light Promises Ultrafast Wireless Communications

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/infrared-light-promises-ultrafast-wireless-communications

Swirly Antennas Will Hunt for the Twists of Ancient Gravitational Waves

https://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/astrophysics/swirly-antennas-will-hunt-for-the-twists-of-ancient-gravitational-waves

Nobel Prize Awarded for Detection of Gravity Waves

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/astrophysics/nobel-prize-awarded-for-detection-of-gravity-waves

US and Russia agree to research future lunar space station - But the agreement is more ceremonial than anything else

https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/28/16378056/us-and-russia-agree-to-research-future-lunar-space-station

It’s Getting Hard to Tell If a Painting Was Made by a Computer or a Human

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-hard-painting-made-computer-human

Who Needs Flying Cars? "Smart Societies" Are Still Far From Science Fiction

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/who-needs-flying-cars-smart-societies-still-far-from-chakravorti/

NSIDC Visually Eliminates Record Arctic Sea Ice Gains Autumn 2017

https://greenjihad.com/2017/10/10/nsidc-visually-eliminates-record-arctic-sea-ice-gains-autumn-2017/

The Future of Deep Learning Research (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTnxE0wjZaM

The Scientific Quest to Explain Kepler’s Most Enigmatic Find

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/the-scientific-quest-to-explain-kepler-s-most-enigmatic-find/

Why it’s good news that Pluto doesn’t have rings


https://www.sciencenews.org/article/why-its-good-news-pluto-doesnt-have-rings