Wednesday, February 22, 2017
LemurFaceID: The Next Big Thing in Lemurs Conservation?

LemurFaceID: The Next Big Thing in Lemurs Conservation?

A team of lemur biologists and computer scientists has created LemurFaceID – recognition technology that can identify facial variations in lemurs with 97 per cent accuracy. According to the research team from The George Washington...
Iron Age Potters Accidentally Recorded the Strength of Earth's Magnetic Field [research]

Iron Age Potters Accidentally Recorded the Strength of Earth’s Magnetic Field [research]

Iron age potters carefully recorded Earth's magnetic field, Albert Einstein considered the origin of the Earth's magnetic field one of the five most important unsolved problems in physics. The weakening of the geomagnetic field,...
Elon Musk: Billionaire CEO Advocates For Becoming A Cyborg

Elon Musk: Billionaire CEO Advocates For Becoming A Cyborg

How can humans stay relevant in an age of artificial intelligence? Elon Musk thinks cyborgs are the answer. Speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai on Monday, the chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc....
NASA: SpaceX Falcon static fire reignites historic launch pad 39A

NASA: SpaceX Falcon static fire reignites historic launch pad 39A [Video]

The three-second static fire on Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida was the culmination of a practice countdown executed by SpaceX to verify that both its rocket and the modified...
Scientists drill into volcano to obtain energy

Scientists drill into volcano to obtain energy

Scientists Drill Volcano to Harness Its Superior Power. An attempt to drill into the heart of a volcano in the south-west of Iceland is now complete. Geologists have penetrated 4,659m down, creating the deepest-ever volcanic borehole. Their...
Landing On Europa: Nasa plans to find ALIENS on Jupiter's icy moon

Landing On Europa: Nasa plans to find ALIENS on Jupiter’s icy moon

The search for life on Europa is inching closer to reality. NASA has released a report outlining an initial set of objectives for a proposed mission to the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon. The frozen...
Quinoa genome could solve the world's looming food shortage

Quinoa genome could solve the world’s looming food shortage

The quinoa genome could help scientists get it out of the health food aisle. An international team of scientists, including quinoa breeding experts from Wageningen University & Research, published the complete DNA sequence of quinoa...
GAO Study: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rockets Prone To Cracks

GAO Study: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rockets Prone To Cracks

A GAO study reportedly raises questions about “defects” in SpaceX Falcon 9 engines. Investigators are raising concerns about persistent cracking in the turbine blades in SpaceX’s rocket engines, and adding to doubts about the schedule...
Proxima B: What it would take to reach the stars

Proxima B: What it would take to reach the stars

Soap-sized probe could use starlight to slow down as it explores Proxima b. Decades of research has shown it is theoretically possible to journey beyond our solar system in the hunt for alien life on...
Columbia Space Shuttle disaster remembered on its 14th anniversary

Columbia Space Shuttle disaster remembered on its 14th anniversary

Wednesday marks 14 years since seven astronauts were killed in the space shuttle Columbia disaster. The U.S. space agency NASA had finally recovered from the 1986 Challenger disaster and was thought to be back on...

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