Stor udstilling i London om menneskelige robotter
500 år med menneskelignende robotterFra den mest simple mekanik til avanceret kunstig intelligens. Omfattende udstilling på Londons Science Museum om de humanoide robotters historie og status.

Jupiters dannelse New Study Pins Down Jupiter's BirthdayThe gas giant planet took shape within 4 million years of our solar system's formation

Stamfaderen til Ingrid Marie æblet Dansk forsker sætter nye grene på æblesorternes stamtræEn ny ph.d.-afhandling kortlægger danske æblesorters slægtskab og har blandt andet fundet en ny stamfader til det kendte Ingrid Marie-æble.
Lang vej til bæredygtigt flybrændstof Aviation takes baby steps toward sustainable fuelsThe air transportation sector is turning slowly toward sustainable fuels as part of the global fight against climate change.

Nanomateriale som smøremiddelNano-level lubricant tuning improves material for electronic devices and surface coatingsResearchers have developed a new approach to dynamically tune the micro- and nano-scale roughness of atomically thin MoS2, and consequently the appropriate degree of hydrophobicity for various potential MoS2-based applications.
Ny mulig behandling mod lupus påvistStressed out interferons reveal potential key to alternative lupus treatmentNew research has identified a previously unknown mechanism involved in the immune response that could provide an alternative therapy target for treating the estimated 1.5 million Americans and five million-plus people worldwide suffering from lupus.

Trump's Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fremmer frygt for vaccinerRobert F. Kennedy, Jr. promotes an awful epidemiology study linking vaccines and neurological conditions from…Yale?Donald Trump's new BFF Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. has never seen a lousy study linking vaccines to bad things that he didn't like. This is no exception. Oddly enough, this study was funded and carried out by a lawyer and an investment banker, with the help of an eminent Yale pediatrician. Not surprisingly, thanks to a combination of p-hacking and not controlling for a very obvious confounder, it doesn
How an Amnesiac Changed NeuroscienceFebruary book recommendations
Should You Date Your Best Friend?The things we want in a good friend are many of the same things we expect from a romantic partner.
Professor: Deleøkonomi på vej i elforsyningenPrivat ejerskab af solceller og batterier åbner muligheden for at decentralisere og demokratisere elforsyningen på en helt ny og ‘disruptiv’ måde, mener DTU-professor.
Shopify’s Breitbart Fight Proves It: These Days, Tech Has to Take a Side In this political moment, a company with even the most tangential connection to a Trump-inspired controversy should expect someone to call it out.
A Guide to Getting Past Customs With Your Digital Privacy Intact Our rough guide to minimizing data invasion at the American border.
While You Were Offline: Never Ask Twitter to Explain ‘Easy D’ It won't be pretty. The post While You Were Offline: Never Ask Twitter to Explain 'Easy D' appeared first on WIRED .
Traffic Gridlock is Linked to More CrimeThe psychological cost of these jams may be underestimated
Race for kilowatts empties Bosnian lakeBosnia's fisheries watchdog gazes over an expanse of sand and mud, a space once occupied by a large thriving lake but recently emptied in the race for electricity production.
Yale drops slavery proponent Calhoun from college nameAfter years of debate, Yale University announced Saturday it will change the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus and former U.S. vice president who was an ardent supporter of slavery.
Report: Mexican activists suffer spyware hack attemptAn internet watchdog group said Saturday that a spyware hacking attempt targeted activists who campaigned against soft drinks and junk foods, and purportedly used Israeli-produced software sold to governments.

Haldor Topsøe vil gøre NOx-rensning mere effektivNitrogenoxider i lastbilers udstødning kan fjernes 30 procent mere effektivt, hvis det lykkes Haldor Topsøe og Aarhus Universitet at udvikle nye katalysatorer.
Laser-based camera improves view of the carotid arteryNovel technology has been used to monitor vulnerabilities for cardiovascular events, aid in diagnosis and treatment.
Poverty, high neighborhood murder rates increase depression in older adultsOlder adults who live in poor and violent urban neighborhoods are at greater risk for depression, a study has found.
Malaria vaccine target's invasion partner uncoveredA team has discovered how a promising malarial vaccine target -- the protein RH5 -- helps parasites to invade human red blood cells. The study reveals that a previously mysterious protein on the surface of the parasite called P113 provides a molecular bridge between the parasite and a red blood cell. The discovery could be used to make a more effective malaria vaccine.
Bolivia begins fumigation against locust plagueChemical spraying began in Santa Cruz department, the eastern grain region of the country.
EU at pains to punish VW over 'dieselgate' scandalA year and a half after the Volkswagen "Dieselgate" scandal erupted, the European Union is struggling to punish the Germany-based auto giant for emissions cheating and ensure customers are compensated.
Tech firms must do more against 'fake news': Apple bossTechnology firms must up their game in tackling "fake news", Apple chief executive Tim Cook said Saturday, calling for a major public information campaign.
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Palaeoart Memes and the Unspoken Status Quo in Palaeontological PopularizationPalaeoart memes are important and pervasive—what are they, and what do they mean for the popularization of palaeontology?
A simple summary of Charles Mackay's book on Crowd Psychology and it's relevance to the modern day

How Life (and Death) Spring From Disorder As simple systems show signs of life, scientists are arguing about whether this apparent complexity is all a consequence of thermodynamics.
Automation Nightmare: Philosopher Warns We Are Creating a World Without Consciousness Philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers warns about an AI-dominated future world without consciousness at a recent conference on artificial intelligence that also included Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Sam Harris, Demis Hassabis and others.
Peter Mansfield, M.R.I. Pioneer and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 83Dr. Mansfield’s discoveries enabled doctors to diagnose and examine injuries without exposing the patient to radiation or cutting open the body.
Bluebells may fail to flourish as warmer days speed start of springBluebells and some other spring flowers appear to be slipping out of sync with spring, as changes in seasonal temperatures alter the optimum time for them to come into leaf or flower, a new study has found.
The Future of Sci-Fi Isn’t Just Death and Darkness The new generation of science fiction and fantasy authors has a progressive vision of what lies ahead.
Exploring mysteries on the surfaceScientists have discovered the unique properties of two-dimensional (2D) materials and metals grown on graphene, graphite, and other carbon coated surfaces.
Breaking research could help to combat rise in drivers impaired by edible marijuana consumptionThough marijuana edibles are becoming increasingly common, scant information exists on how to test drivers for impairment following their consumption. For the first time, research evaluates the performance of roadside saliva tests for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) following consumption of edibles, showing that lower THC cutoff points are needed for these tests to effectively detect marijuana ingestio
Skywire: A Steampunk Adventure After many months of searching, you have been lucky enough to land a job at the Wiring Eye, a company that specialized in “quick, efficient delivery of your most precious parcels.” You’re receiving a very modest 4 shillings a week at this job, and you are eager to prove yourself. And it seems you will be getting your chance! Your boss is sending you out to retrieve a parcel from the company’s mos


Is There a Social Code for Snow Removal?Will you have help digging out after a snowstorm or are you the one offering help?


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