Digital Technology May Start a New Scientific Revolution in Social Research

Because scientific revolutions start with the invention of new instruments.

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This Hurricane Season Has Been Exceptionally Bad — And It’s Not Going to Get Any Better

Hurricane season isn't over until November 30, so there's almost certainly more to come.

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These Fifteen New Spiders Were Named for Celebrity Activists, Including Bernie Sanders

The discovering team named the arachnids for champions of human rights and the environment.

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This toilet doesn't require water, power, or a sewage system to function. In fact, it can actually create energy and clean water from human waste

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What NASA’s First 3D Printed Rocket Parts Mean for the Space Launch System

"In next-generation rocket engines, we aspire to create larger, more complex flight components through 3-D printing techniques."

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We now have a way to better understand the history of planets.

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This Three Story Home Was Built by Robots

This home was designed, planned, and constructed with robots.

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Microsoft and Facebook’s 4,000-Mile-Long Subsea Cable Has Been Completed

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AI Might Match Human Learning Capabilities by 2050, Says Breyer Capital CEO

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Ray Kurzweil: Singularity Will Arrive by 2045

What happens when we manage to expand the intelligence of our human machine civilization a billion fold?

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Michio Kaku: These are the Two Paths Humanity Could Take in the Next Century

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Analysts Predict That Artificial Intelligence Will Be a $14 Billion Industry by 2023

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Scuba Gear Recharges as Easily as Your Phone

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September 22, 2017

Fermilab is Looking for New, Practical Uses for Particle Accelerators

Anyone with an idea of how to apply the technology can submit their proposal to Fermilab.

September 22, 2017

One of China’s Supercomputers Has Nearly Doubled its Power

The race to build the first exascale supercomputer is on.

September 22, 2017

This Robot Can be Controlled from Thousands of Miles Away

AILA is an exoskeleton controlled humanoid bot that can be controlled from thousands of miles away. In the future, AILA could even perform repairs on the ISS.

September 22, 2017

Quantum “Flashes” Could Be Responsible for the Creation of Gravity

This could be a big clue in the hunt for a theory of everything.

September 21, 2017

This Could Be The West’s Worst Fire Season Ever

At the season's peak, over 7.8 MILLION acres were burning in the US simultaneously.

September 21, 2017

These Are the Clearest Microscopic Videos Ever Recorded.

Every year Nikon holds their Small World in Motion competition for microscopic video. 2017's winners will be announced soon. Here are some of the most amazing winners from past years.

September 21, 2017

Chinese Official Says the Nation’s Plans to Explore Mars Are “Going Smoothly”

China’s space agency is on track for a 2020 launch.

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New Research Suggests Cosmic Rays Hail From Galaxies Beyond the Milky Way

These rays could teach us about the origins of the universe.

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