Where does a LEGO brick go once a child grows tired of it? To the ocean, that is.March 18, 2020Our aquamarine oceans hide millions of tiny plastic LEGO pieces in them, and a recent study shows that these little rascals will outlive us and our children.The study was led by the University of Plymouth. 50 LEGO bricks from the beaches of southwest England were collected and compared to the LEGO blocks in their original condition.
John Fletcher was involved in writing Shakespeare& 39;s Henry VIII, and machine learning demonstrated which parts were written by him.By Nursah ErgüNovember 25, 2019Machine learning, a subset of artificial intelligence, is improving more and more every day to take over our roles and replace us in real life.
His door had been outfitted with a device designed to fire a handgun if an intruder should enter.December 02, 2019A U.S. resident from Maine has been killed by a booby trap he set up to protect his home from intruders, revealed authorities. The Van Buren Police Department said in a Facebook post that Ronald Cyr, 65 called 911 early Thursday evening to say that he had been shot.
Australia is fining drivers as much as $457 if they use their phone behind the wheel.December 02, 2019Driving while texting is to blame for countless car accidents, some of which lead to death and destruction.According to the National Saftey Council, at least nine Americans die each day from distracted driving, while actions like using a smartphone or playing with a in-vehicle screen, are to blame for 100 injuries every day.
A Bachelor& 39;s student at EPFL discovered why air bubbles don& 39;t appear to rise in narrow tubes, solving a 100-year-old conundrum.December 03, 2019For about 100 years, scientists haven& 39;t been able to figure out why air bubbles in a narrow vertical tube wouldn& 39;t rise up, seeming to stick to the insides instead.
Researchers are targeting the treatment of pancreatic cancer.December 04, 2019The five-year survival rate for pancreatic cancer hoovers at just 9 , underscoring the need for advances to cure this deadly form of cancer.Researchers at Tel Aviv Univerity& 39;s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Cancer Research Center at Sheba Medical Center have developed a molecule they think can eradicate cancer cells.
Braket enables scientists and developers to get hands-on experience with quantum computing.December 04, 2019Almost a decade after Amazon teased the idea of Quantum computing in the cloud, the company is making it a reality with the launch of Amazon Braket.The new service enables scientists, researchers, and developers to write quantum algorithms and run them on quantum computers.
Alphabet CEO Larry Page and President Sergey Brin delegated their authority to the current Google CEO Sundar Pichai.By Nursah ErgüDecember 04, 2019Left: Sundar Pichai, Right: Larry Page1, 2Larry Page and Sergey Brin created Google 21 years ago as a school project and, it has been the biggest search engine since then.
Archeologists found what could be a 1,000-year-old Viking ship burial in Norway.December 03, 2019Thanks to a high-resolution georadar, a ship dating back to the Viking Period was discovered at Edøy in Møre and Romsdal County in Norway.Archaeologists from the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) made the discovery of the ship burial and a settlement on a farm.
Tesla keeps on making improvements to its autopilot feature.December 02, 2019Tesla& 39;s autopilot feature keeps getting better and better and for good reason. It has to be near perfect in order for self-driving to be accepted by the masses.While Tesla critics are quick to call out what& 39;s wrong with its autopilot, it keeps moving ahead and proving them wrong.
Get ready for the best and most realistic Star Wars adventure of your life with the new starcruiser.By Nursah ErgüDecember 05, 2019If you like Star Wars and are dying to go on a journey full of Star Wars adventures, you& 39;re lucky because here is some good news for you.Star Wars fans have been lucky in 2019 because a Star Wars-themed area called Star Wars: Galaxy& 39;s Edge was opened in Disneyland and Disney& 39;s Hollywood Studios.
This just in; Tesla Model X beat Porsche Taycan on safety.By Nursah ErgüDecember 04, 2019Tesla cars have always been subjects to different discussions about their safety. We have seen ratings, videos, comments about how safe Tesla cars are, and evidently, there have been some negative comments concerning the safety of Tesla& 39;s car models.
MIT engineers created a new circuit design that uses magnetic waves instead of electricity.December 02, 2019Electronics has a new rival on the scene: magnetic waves, which are getting one step closer to being able to compute much more efficiently than today& 39;s computers.Engineers at the Masshuttets Institute of Technology developed a circuit design that enables the precise control of computing using magnetic waves instead of electronics.
Min-Liang Tan has unlimited ideas for a Razer & Cybertruck partnership.By Nursah ErgüDecember 05, 2019No one can stop talking about Cybertruck for the past few weeks and probably we won& 39;t stop until Elon Musk reveals his next vehicle; it& 39;s evident that he has the coolest cars and ideas in the world.
It& 39;s only the second time scientists spotted a fireball entering Earth& 39;s atmosphere.December 03, 2019A minimoon, or an object temporarily captured in the Earth-Moon gravitational system, was to blame for a fireball that exploded over the Australian desert.A team of astronomers from The American Astronomical Society were able to identify a minimoon meteor by examing data from Australia& 39;s Desert Fireball Network or DFN, which is a network of cameras erected in Australia that captures fireball images as they enter Earth& 39;s atmosphere.
Are robots that can learn, self-adapt on the horizon?December 05, 2019Whoever said you can& 39;t teach an old dog or in this case plastic new tricks needs to reconsider that.Researchers from Finland& 39;s Tampere University were able to train pieces of plastic to walk based on light.Inspired by the conditioning process for dogs observed by Pavlov, the researchers used plastic made from synthetic temperature-responsive hydrogel containing plasmonic gold nanoparticles and merocyanine-based photoacid.
The launch had been delayed a day due to high winds.December 05, 2019SpaceX CRS-19, it& 39;s Commercial Resupply Service mission to the International Space Station as part of a contract with NASA, launched earlier Thursday, a day after it was originally scheduled to take-off but was delayed due to high winds.
Eye-tracking technology reveals men and women are drawn to the lower area of the breast.December 04, 2019Forget size or shape when it comes to what& 39;s most attractive about breasts. Turns out it& 39;s the lower breast area and nipple that gets all the love.Aiming to define what & 34;breast attractiveness& 34; really means, Piotr Pietruski, MD, Ph.
GM and LG Chem to open a state-of-the-art plant in Northeast Ohio creating 1,100 jobs.December 05, 2019General Motors is teaming up with LG Chem to mass-produce battery cells for future electric vehicles and is throwing $2.3 billion toward the effort.GM and LG Chem said they will create a new joint venture company to take advantage of the slow but steady march toward all-electric vehicles.
Tesla announces that they will charge $10 for its & 34;Premium Connectivity& 34; features by the end of this year.December 09, 2019Everyone was expecting this to happen at one point and the impending change is finally here. Tesla will start to charge $9.99 per month for data connectivity from the Tesla owners who purchased their vehicles on or after July 1, 2018.
New gene-edited tomatoes have been developed that condense the long, natural tomato vine into compact bushes.December 25, 2019Zachary Lippman/CSHLTomatoes are a tough fruit to cultivate at times. Grown from long vines, they are not well suited for cramped spaces but thanks to a new gene-edited strain of tomatoes, the popular fruit can now be grown from a bush, making them much more amenable to urban farming.