Federal officials are screening some carry-on bags with 3-D scanning technology, which they say improves the ability to find bombs.
Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well with the Twitterati.
Scientists believe that most, if not all, sun-like stars are born with a twin. Evidence also suggests that our solar system’s sun’s twin may be responsible for knocking the comet that killed the dinosaurs toward Earth.
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Elon Musk’s talk at the International Astronautical Congress has been adapted as a journal article in this month’s New Space. The CEO of SpaceX focuses on the affordability of tickets to Mars as a key factor in its successful colonization.
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Facebook on Thursday said it is ramping up the use of artificial intelligence in a push to make the social network “a hostile place” for extremists to spread messages of hate.
French President Emmanuel Macron is inviting the world’s innovators, engineers and business-builders to come to France as he tries to transform this country from a land resting on the laurels of its past into a “startup nation.”
Renewable energy sources, particularly solar and wind, have broken records in the U.S. electricity market. According to a report by the EIA, solar and wind combined generated 10 percent of the nation’s total energy, the highest percentage yet.
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By simply severing the connection between income and work through the unconditional provision of an income for life always sufficient for basic needs, the fear of technological unemployment is removed.
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This month has shown that Hawaii may be the U.S.’s most forward-thinking state. Earlier in June, it became the first state to formally accept the provisions of the Paris Climate Accord, and now, the state congress has passed a bill that puts Hawaii on the path to universal basic income.
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Astrophysicist Brian Koberlein believes the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission to create a three-dimensional map of the Milky Way will be humanity’s greatest advancements in space exploration in the next year.
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If a dangerously inbred puma population in Southern California is to survive in the future, an urgent need for genetic connectivity must be met, according to two scientific papers from a team of researchers coordinated by the University of California, …
When states suffer a widespread loss of jobs, the damage extends to the next generation, where college attendance drops among the poorest students, says new research from Duke University.
Researchers from DeepMind have allowed artificially intelligent systems to think more like humans by developing a neural network that specializes in relational reasoning. The neural network allows AIs to make sense of objects in a 3D environment.
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