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31.12.2018
12:30 TechInvestorNews.comIts Interesting How IBMs AI Debater Sways Opinions, But Who Wins - Man Or Machine? (Naveen Joshi, Contributor/Forbes: Entrepreneurs)

Naveen Joshi, Contributor / Forbes: EntrepreneursIts Interesting How IBMs AI Debater Sways Opinions, But Who Wins - Man Or Machine? - Yes, theres anxiety around machines taking over our jobs and even becoming smarter than us. Adding to the equation is that AI has now learnt the art of debate. The war between man and machines has begun. So, will it be Man-0, Machine-1 or Man-1, Machine-0?Yes, theres anxiety around machines ...

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12:19 Technology.orgBrain scans help predict drug relapse, Stanford researchers find

Predicting who will remain drug-free and who will relapse following treatment for drug addiction has been impossible –

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12:19 Technology.orgUCF researchers develop method to hide images and information in plain sight

What is real is not always as it appears. UCF researchers have found a way to hide information

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11:26 ScienceNewsDaily.orgUK invests millions in micro-robots able to work in dangerous sites

Devices could be deployed in underground pipe networks, reducing need for roadworksThe UK government is investing millions in the development of micro-robots designed to work in underground ...

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11:05 Nanowerk.comNew version of memory could power AI phones, smart devices

For the first time, researchers have successfully developed a new version of phase-change memory that reduces the switching time and allows memory cells to produce excellent stability. The new type of phase-change memory can be as fast as state-of-the-art RAM chips being considered to power artificial intelligence (AI) in phones, and it could also be used to power a range of other smart devices. The new version of phase-change memory could be manufactured with a cheap process: The procedure uses a normal voltage pulse and requires no additional special materials.

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10:13 Technology.orgIlluminating Nanoparticle Growth with X-rays

Ultrabright x-rays at NSLS-II reveal key details of catalyst growth for more efficient hydrogen fuel cells Hydrogen fuel

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09:42 Technology.orgNew discovery is big on nanoscale

Is it possible to predict what type of material an unidentified element will be in bulk quantities solely

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09:20 CNBC health careOrlando clinic develops virtual reality to treat PTSD in veterans

The University of Florida's RESTORES clinic received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense in October.

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09:10 CNBC technologyOrlando clinic develops virtual reality to treat PTSD in veterans

The University of Florida's RESTORES clinic received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense in October.

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08:17 Gizmag Tiny Piqo cube projects 1080p video up to 240 inches at an outstanding early bird price


High-resolution projectors have been getting smaller, cheaper and more powerful in recent years, but the Piqo, which has raised over 70 times its Indiegogo target, offers 1080p resolution, 240-inch maximum screen size, and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity in a 2.25-inch cube that's somehow half the price of a fairly ordinary TV.
.. Continue Reading Tiny Piqo cube projects 1080p video up to 240 inches at an outstanding early bird price Category: Home Entertainment Tags: Pico projector Projector

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07:35 TechInvestorNews.comCourt tosses lawsuit over Google Photos facial recognition (Engadget)

EngadgetCourt tosses lawsuit over Google Photos facial recognition - Google Photos users nervous about facial recognition on the service arent going to be very happy. A Chicago judge has granted Google a motion dismissing a lawsuit accusing the company of violating Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by gathering biometric data from photos without permission. The plaintiffs couldnt demonstrate that ...

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06:20 News-Medical.NetInsilico to present 'AI-powered end-to-end pipelines for drug discovery' at Longevity Therapeutics 2019

Insilico Medicine, a Rockville-based company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence, will present its latest results in modern and next-generation AI for Drug Discovery at The Longevity Therapeutics 2019 in San Francisco, 30 of January.

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30.12.2018
23:40 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle Clouds Toby Cosgrove: Data, AI can help transform health care without privacy risks (CNBC: Top News)

CNBC: Top NewsGoogle Clouds Toby Cosgrove: Data, AI can help transform health care without privacy risks - Toby Cosgrove is taking some of the lessons learned at the latter to help his new employer effect big changes to health care. ...

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21:23 InsideEVs.comBehind The Scenes Of Audi E-Tron Development: Video

The Audi e-tron – a making of Audi released a new documentary on the development and production of the e-tron, its first electric SUV, which is also one of the most expensive projects in company’s history. Development of a first all-electric model for series production is always demanding. Audi went through a lot of testing and the […]

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21:11 CNBC technologyGoogle Cloud's Toby Cosgrove: Data, AI can help transform health care without privacy risks

Toby Cosgrove is taking some of the lessons learned at the latter to help his new employer effect big changes to health care.

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17:09 PowerMag.comTHE BIG PICTURE: Power Around the World

The post THE BIG PICTURE: Power Around the World appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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16:57 LiveScience.com100 Best Science Photos of 2018

Science can be stunning, and it did not disappoint in 2018.

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02:19 ScienceNewsDaily.orgLady Gaga Unveils Anime Cyborg at Her Las Vegas Show

Lady Gaga has unveiled a new high-tech addition to her Las Vegas concert lineup: An anime cyborg. On Friday, Lady Gaga teased the anime cyborg on her Twitter account. This anime cyborg appears ...

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29.12.2018
20:35 TechInvestorNews.comYear in pictures: Amazon’s amazing growth, SpaceX blasts off, the passing of Paul Allen and more (Kurt Schlosser/GeekWire)

Kurt Schlosser / GeekWireYear in pictures: Amazon’s amazing growth, SpaceX blasts off, the passing of Paul Allen and more - 2018 was a year of acronyms. We witnessed an overhyped search for HQ2, a flurry of IPOs and the passing of Seattle tech pioneer PGA: Paul G. Allen. It was an intense and crazy year, marked by an unprecedented level of vitriol much of it directed at tech juggernauts ...

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20:25 InsideEVs.comWatch How A Tesla Model 3 Gets Made: Time-Lapse Video

Done in 48 seconds. Okay, not in reality. In just 48 seconds, a Tesla Model 3 goes from start to finish down the production line thanks to timelapse footage, which you can watch here. It provides a rare look at the inner workings at the Tesla Fremont factory and, perhaps more importantly, a first public […]

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20:24 CNBC technologyNow is the time to figure out the ethical rights of robots in the workplace

By the year 2025, robots and machines driven by artificial intelligence are predicted to perform half of all productive functions in the workplace. Companies need to develop new labor laws and social norms to protect these automated workers.

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15:10 InsideEVs.comRoborace Tests Top Speed Of Autonomous Electric Race Car: Video

Robocar does quite well on the straights… Roborace is the Formula E’s sister series, the world’s first competition for self-driving cars. Recently, the development team took one of the prototypes for a top speed test. As it turns out, the Robocar was able to achieve 299.60 km/h (187.41 miles). Not bad, but also not that […]

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10:24 Nanowerk.comGive it the plasma treatment: Strong adhesion without adhesives

Researchers bond polymers to glass and metal by using surface chemistry rather than adhesives, opening doors to potential use in food production and medicine.

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10:13 Technology.orgFord made a dog house? This kennel could keep your dogs calm even during fireworks (Video)

New Year celebrations are fantastic. Millions of people around the globe are excited to start a new calendar.

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04:39 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle Helps AI Learn To Book Flights on the Web (Slashdot)

SlashdotGoogle Helps AI Learn To Book Flights on the Web - Researchers at Googles AI labs created a couple of novel neural networks that can succeed in navigating web forms, such as an online flight-booking site. Although baby steps at the moment, the program succeeds as well or better than some models trained using human demonstrations of pointing and clicking. From ...

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02:40 TechInvestorNews.comHow Facebook deals with the fact AI is a mess on smartphones (ZDNet Latest News)

ZDNet Latest NewsHow Facebook deals with the fact AI is a mess on smartphones - Facebook has a whole set of internal tools to try and optimize its neural networks to run on mobile devices. Still, the company finds it difficult to navigate a smartphone market that is byzantine in its complexity, with thousands of different chipsets, most of poor performance, and software stacks that ...

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01:36 TechInvestorNews.comForget Go, Google helps AI learn to book flights on the web (ZDNet Latest News)

ZDNet Latest NewsForget Go, Google helps AI learn to book flights on the web - Researchers at Googles AI labs created a couple of novel neural networks that can succeed in navigating web forms, such as an online flight-booking site. Although baby steps at the moment, the program succeeds as well or better than some models trained using human demonstrations of pointing and clicking. ...

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01:32 ScienceDaily.comHow the brain enables us to rapidly focus attention

Researchers have discovered a key mechanism in the brain that may underlie our ability to rapidly focus attention. Our brains are continuously bombarded with information from the senses, yet our level of vigilance to such input varies, allowing us to selectively focus on one conversation and not another.

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28.12.2018
23:18 ExtremeTech.comSatellite Images Show Krakatau Eruption, Landslide Triggered Tsunami

The Sunda Strait tsunami that killed hundreds in Indonesia last week was caused by an eruption and landslide of Anak Krakatau, the (in)famous volcano.
The post Satellite Images Show Krakatau Eruption, Landslide Triggered Tsunami appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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23:08 Technology.orgScientists tested a special imaging needle that makes brain biopsies much safer (Video)

Taking a look into a human brain is not easy. Sure there are many imaging techniques and they

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21:31 ExtremeTech.com2019 Volkswagen Atlas SUV Review: VW Swaps Fahrvergnügen for Tech, Roominess

Has VW created an SUV for American tastes? Hint: There are 17 cupholders, plus roomy seating for 7 in 3 rows. If only the final driver assists and safety features weren't relegated to the costlier trim lines.
The post 2019 Volkswagen Atlas SUV Review: VW Swaps Fahrvergnügen for Tech, Roominess appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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19:05 NewScientist.Com2019 Preview: We will see the first ever picture of a black hole

We have never seen a picture of a black hole, but that will change when the Event Horizon Telescope reveals its first snap of the behemoth at the Milky Way's centre

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18:59 Phys.orgA brief history of black holes

Late in 2018, the gravitational wave observatory, LIGO, announced that they had detected the most distant and massive source of ripples of spacetime ever monitored: waves triggered by pairs of black holes colliding in deep space. Only since 2015 have we been able to observe these invisible astronomical bodies, which can be detected only by their gravitational attraction. The history of our hunt for these enigmatic objects traces back to the 18th century, but the crucial phase took place in a suitably dark period of human history – World War II.

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18:16 Phys.orgNew hydraulic actuator will make robots tougher

Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have developed a hydraulic actuator that will allow tough robots to operate in disaster sites and other harsh environments. The Tokyo Tech Venture H-MUSCLE Corporation was established to pursue applications for the actuator, and shipping of product samples will begin in February 2019.

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18:11 ScienceDaily.comYour brain rewards you twice per meal: When you eat and when food reaches your stomach

We know a good meal can stimulate the release of the feel-good hormone dopamine, and now a study in humans suggests that dopamine release in the brain occurs at two different times: at the time the food is first ingested and another once the food reaches the stomach.

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18:11 ScienceDaily.comHybrid qubits solve key hurdle to quantum computing

Researchers have crafted a new architecture for quantum computing. By constructing a hybrid device made from two different types of qubit -- the fundamental computing element of quantum computers -- they have created a device that can be quickly initialized and read out, and that simultaneously maintains high control fidelity.

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18:05 Phys.orgAI, robotics, automation: The fourth industrial revolution is here

For Chinese guests at Marriott International hotels, the check-in process will soon get easier. The hotel giant announced last summer that it's developing facial recognition systems that will allow guests to check in at a kiosk in less than a minute via a quick scan of their facial features.

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16:05 FT.com TechnologyBrain-computer interface: neurozone

Blue sky businesses - small steps on a long road

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15:43 Technology.orgJapanese AI System Differentiates between Cancer Cells and Automatically Detects Their Susceptibility to Radiotherapy

Reporting in the academic journal Cancer Research, a group of Japanese researchers have devised an artificial intelligence (AI)

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15:31 Nanowerk.comA brief history of black holes

Only since 2015 have we been able to observe these invisible astronomical bodies, which can be detected only by their gravitational attraction. The history of our hunt for these enigmatic objects traces back to the 18th century, but the crucial phase took place in a suitably dark period of human history - World War II.

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15:31 Phys.orgA virtual reality experience of being inside an exploded star

Cassiopeia A, the youngest known supernova remnant in the Milky Way, is the remains of a star that exploded almost 400 years ago. The star was approximately 15 to 20 times the mass of our sun and sat in the Cassiopeia constellation, almost 11,000 light-years from earth.

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15:21 AzoNano.comSimple, Scalable, Capillary-Driven Self-Assembly Method for Producing Conductive Fibers for Smart Textiles

A group of scientists from Nanjing, China, has devised a simple, low-cost, scalable, and capillary-driven self-assembly technique for producing conductive fibers that have high conductivity, uniform...

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15:20 Phys.orgHybrid qubits solve key hurdle to quantum computing

Spin-based quantum computers have the potential to tackle difficult mathematical problems that cannot be solved using ordinary computers, but many problems remain in making these machines scalable. Now, an international group of researchers led by the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science have crafted a new architecture for quantum computing. By constructing a hybrid device made from two different types of qubit—the fundamental computing element of quantum computers—they have created a device that can be quickly initialized and read out, and that simultaneously maintains high control fidelity.

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13:32 TechInvestorNews.comStep away from the AI fanfare and focus on software reliability (Dr. Greg Law/TechRadar)

Dr. Greg Law / TechRadarStep away from the AI fanfare and focus on software reliability - Undos Dr. Greg law explains why businesses should focus on the reliability of their software before adopting AI. Here is a challenge for you: go to any popular technology trade show and attempt to escape the talk tracks that focus on AI. AI is still very much en vogue, the ...

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11:44 Phys.orgArmy looks for a few good robots, sparks industry battle

The Army is looking for a few good robots. Not to fight—not yet, at least—but to help the men and women who do.

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10:38 TechInvestorNews.comMicrosoft, Taiwan AI Labs unveil TaiGenomics (DigiTimes: IT news from Asia)

DigiTimes: IT news from AsiaMicrosoft, Taiwan AI Labs unveil TaiGenomics - Microsoft Taiwan and Taiwan AI Labs have jointly unveiled TaiGenomics, an AI-based genetic analysis platform using Micosoft Azure cloud computing and storage capabilities. ...

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07:34 TechInvestorNews.comSony WH-CH700N wireless headphones have AI noise-cancelling tech (Brittany A. Roston/SlashGear)

Brittany A. Roston / SlashGearSony WH-CH700N wireless headphones have AI noise-cancelling tech - Sony has launched a new pair of wireless noise-cancelling headphones, the WH-CH700N. This model covers the needs of music lovers and business travelers, offering features that include an integrated voice microphone for calls and personal assistants, as well as noise-cancelling to block out unwanted ambient noises. Unlike many competing models, ...

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05:26 Gizmag Brain protein may be a more direct target for treating anxiety


Evolutionarily speaking, anxiety is an important mental state – but not so much when it gets out of hand, preventing you from leaving the house. Current anti-anxiety medication comes with some negative side effects, but researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine have now identified a protein in the brain that may be the key to new, more targeted treatments.
.. Continue Reading Brain protein may be a more direct target for treating anxiety Category: Medical Tags: Anxiety Brain Drug Drugs Max Planck Institute Neuroscience Protein

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01:55 ScienceDaily.comIlluminating nanoparticle growth with X-rays

Ultrabright X-rays at NSLS-II reveal key details of catalyst growth for more efficient hydrogen fuel cells.

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01:55 ScienceDaily.comGive it the plasma treatment: Strong adhesion without adhesives

A research team has used plasma treatment to make fluoropolymers and silicone resin adhere without any adhesives. Heat-assisted helium-plasma treatment created oxygen-containing functional groups on PTFE or PFA, while open-air plasma-jetting installed silanol groups on vulcanized PDMS. Under pressure, the treated PDMS strongly adhered to the treated polymers, copper, and glass through covalent and hydrogen bonds of silanol. Adhesive-free adhesion allows resins and polymers to be used in food and medicine industries.

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00:50 ScienceDaily.comHow socioeconomic status shapes developing brains

The relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and brain anatomy is mostly stable from childhood to early adulthood, according to a longitudinal neuroimaging study of more than 600 healthy young people. This finding suggests interventions designed to mitigate the influence of low SES on brain and mental health may be most beneficial for children younger than age five.

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00:50 ScienceDaily.comBrain activity predicts fear of pain

Researchers applied a machine learning technique that could potentially translate patterns of activity in fear-processing brain regions into scores on questionnaires used to assess a patient's fear of pain. This neuroscientific approach may help reconcile self-reported emotions and their neural underpinnings.

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27.12.2018
19:38 Nanowerk.comSilver nanowires promise more comfortable smart textiles

Scientists have developed a simple, scalable and low-cost capillary-driven self-assembly method to prepare flexible and stretchable conductive fibers that have applications in wearable electronics and smart fabrics.

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19:21 NewScientist.Com2019 Preview: AI to best humans at one of world’s most complex games

A team of AI bots were beaten at the video game Dota 2 by human players in June, but in 2019 they will return with a vengeance to become the world's best

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18:13 Aps.org Editors' SuggestionsWell-defined metal-polymer nanocomposites: The interplay of structure, thermoplasmonics, and elastic mechanical properties

Author(s): David Saleta Reig, Patrick Hummel, Zuyuan Wang, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Bartlomiej Graczykowski, Markus Retsch, and George Fytas In this paper, Brillouin light scattering (BLS) characterization revealed an unusual decrease in the speed of sound in an Ag-polystyrene nanohybrid material with increasing filler content. The hybrid material possesses an isotropic and well-defined nanoparticle distribution based on its particle-brush architecture. Temperature-dependent BLS measurements reveal the unique contribution of local thermoplasmonic heating caused by the Ag nanoparticles exposed to laser irradiation. This reversible thermoplasmonic effect implies a lower apparent glass transition temperature (Tg) measured by means of BLS. Furthermore, irreversible aggregation and redispersion of the Ag nanoparticles were observed at temperatures much

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18:03 ScientificAmerican.ComDoes Weight-Loss Surgery Rewire Gut–Brain Connections?  

Bariatric procedures are revealing new insights into the dialogue between bowel and brain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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17:45 Phys.orgGive it the plasma treatment: Strong adhesion without adhesives

Polymers containing plastics are essential in modern life. Being lightweight, strong and unreactive, a vast range of technologies depend on them. However, most polymers do not adhere naturally to other materials, so they need adhesives or corrosive chemical treatments to enable attachment. This is a problem in areas like food and medicine, where contamination must be avoided at all costs.

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17:34 TechInvestorNews.comRobots, DNA And Implantable Devices — Why 2019 Isnt Your Dads Medtech (ALLISON GATLIN/Investor's Business Daily - Business)

ALLISON GATLIN / Investor's Business Daily - BusinessRobots, DNA And Implantable Devices — Why 2019 Isnt Your Dads Medtech - Innovation will continue in medical technology with a deeper influence from robotics, DNA sequencing and implantable devices, analysts say. Medtech stocks are expected to be strong in 2019. The post Robots, DNA And Implantable Devices Why 2019 Isnt Your Dads Medtech appeared first on Investors Business Daily. The robots ...

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17:13 LiveScience.com18 Times Quantum Particles Blew Our Minds in 2018

These are all the biggest, most shocking quantum discoveries we covered in 2018.

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16:53 SeekingAlpha.comNanoVibronix expands agreement with MDS Pharm to include UroShield distribution in Israel

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15:55 AzoNano.comStudy Reveals Nanoparticle Growth Pathway that Could Result in More Efficient Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Although hydrogen fuel cells have been shown to be a potential technology for generating clean, renewable energy, the activity and cost of their cathode materials pose a considerable problem for...

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15:24 InsideEVs.comTesla Model 3 Autopilot Versus The Golden Gate Bridge: Video

How does Tesla Model 3 Autopilot handle the Golden Gate Bridge? What about that toll booth? As Tesla continues to improve and update its Autopilot system, we’re getting an influx of new videos. Of course, while most of the videos are meant to show off the technology’s prowess, there are still quirks. This particular video, […]

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13:32 TechInvestorNews.comMachine Learning And Artificial Intelligence In Business: Year In Review, 2018 (David A. Teich, Contributor/Forbes.com)

David A. Teich, Contributor / Forbes.comMachine Learning And Artificial Intelligence In Business: Year In Review, 2018 - This past year saw the early stages of AI and ML adoption in the business world begin to solidify. While the growth will continue in 2019, it is still early stage growth. Expect to see more mainstream adoption of many techniques in the next three years.This past year saw the ...

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12:26 Technology.orgBees can count with just four nerve cells in their brains

In order to understand how bees count, the researchers simulated a very simple miniature ‘brain’ on a computer

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12:25 Phys.orgOnline mirrors: Video bloggers and viewers share emotions

An amusing commercial shows someone having a bad day, and how that person's mood affects each person down the line, with more bad moods. This emotional "contagion" may be a real-world phenomenon, and it appears that what we experience online can have a similar effect. Examining over 2000 video blogs, or vlogs on YouTube, researchers from Tilburg University, Netherlands, found we mirror the emotions of those we see online and we seek out people who share our emotions.

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11:52 Nanowerk.comNano-magnets reduce energy consumption of MRAM and AI hardware

Researchers efficiently control magnetic pole direction in nano-magnets using heat, amplifying microwave signals.

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11:42 Nanowerk.comIlluminating nanoparticle growth with X-rays

Ultrabright x-rays reveal key details of catalyst growth for more efficient hydrogen fuel cells.

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11:42 Technology.orgAdvancement of artificial intelligence opens health data privacy to attack

Advances in artificial intelligence have created new threats to the privacy of health data, a new UC Berkeley

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11:42 Technology.orgQuirky kindred compounds could crack quantum code

There’s an oddball in most families, but Rice University physicist Emilia Morosan has discovered an entire clan of

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11:31 TechInvestorNews.comWinton Capitals Idiosyncratic Founder on Artificial Intelligence and Statistical Fallacies (Barron's Features)

Barron's FeaturesWinton Capitals Idiosyncratic Founder on Artificial Intelligence and Statistical Fallacies - David Harding is unusual in a London hedge-fund scene dominated by Mayfair-based M.B.A.s. Educated in physics, he has used statistics and computer technology to build one of the largest funds in the U.K. ...

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08:57 Gizmag From weapons to works of art: The year in artificial intelligence


Make no mistake, we are in the middle of a profoundly significant revolution. A shift into the age of artificial intelligence. And while the advances from year to year may seem small and piecemeal, we will undoubtedly look back upon these transitional moments in 10 or 20 years with the benefit of hindsight and craft the narrative that explains how our future world came to be.
.. Continue Reading From weapons to works of art: The year in artificial intelligence Category: Computers Tags: Art Artificial Intelligence Best of 2018 Diagnostic devices Google Warfare Weapon

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08:35 TechInvestorNews.comUR, Techman eye Taiwan collaborative robots market (DigiTimes: IT news from Asia)

DigiTimes: IT news from AsiaUR, Techman eye Taiwan collaborative robots market - Universal Robots (UR) and Techman Robot have stepped up efforts promoting collaborative robots in the Taiwan market. ...

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08:13 Gizmag Hubble "holiday wreath" image paints flickering star system in spectacular new light


A stunning new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope has offered spectacular perspective on a distant interstellar body. This nebula with the gigantic southern hemisphere star RS Puppis at its heart fluctuates in brightness over a six-week period, allowing for some incredible imaging opportunities that capture light rippling across its surface.
.. Continue Reading Hubble "holiday wreath" image paints flickering star system in spectacular new light Category: Space Tags: Hubble NASA Nebula

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06:14 Gizmag Haptic feedback robots to give bomb disposal squads a feel for the fuse


Bomb disposal work is as dangerous as it comes, but the British Army will now have an advanced new tool to help them with the task at hand. Welcomed into the ranks this week is a shiny new set of ground vehicles that will afford the bomb disposal team some useful capabilities, including a haptic feedback function that will offer "human-like" dexterity when dealing with dangerous explosives.
.. Continue Reading Haptic feedback robots to give bomb disposal squads a feel for the fuse Category: Robotics Tags: Bombs British Army Explosives

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02:17 ScienceNewsDaily.orgYouTube freebooted a Christmas video without giving credit and the internet responded

Yesterday YouTube tweeted on its official account, “That moment when everything falls into place. Merry Christmas!”

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26.12.2018
20:30 ValueWalk.comHonor View 20: Hole-punch Display, 48MP Camera, Nanolithography

Honor, a sub-brand of Huawei, teased a new phone earlier this month for a launch in January. Now it appears the Chinese company wants to add one more smartphone to its lineup in 2018, and that is probably why it […]
The post Honor View 20: Hole-punch Display, 48MP Camera, Nanolithography appeared first on ValueWalk.

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18:39 InsideEVs.comSee The Changes: Old Versus New Tesla Model 3: Video

There’s no doubt Tesla vehicles are ever-changing. Those that follow the segment are likely aware that Tesla doesn’t rely on traditional model years. This means that its vehicles are continually adapting as new hardware, software, and other technology become available. The software updates happen “over the air,” while other changes are made during vehicle production. […]

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18:12 SingularityHub.ComQuantum Communication Just Took a Great Leap Forward

Researchers in the field of quantum communication have recently made great strides, taking us closer to a perfectly secure method of communication. For years, researchers struggled to find ways to amplify quantum signals, store large amounts of quantum data, and allow for more than two nodes in a quantum network. However, in the last two […]

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18:11 ScientificAmerican.ComHow Exercise Affects Your Brain

Scientists are continuing to showing that everything from the “runner’s high” to the “yogi’s tranquility” can have profound effects on your brain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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18:05 Phys.orgIlluminating nanoparticle growth with X-rays

Hydrogen fuel cells are a promising technology for producing clean and renewable energy, but the cost and activity of their cathode materials is a major challenge for commercialization. Many fuel cells require expensive platinum-based catalysts—substances that initiate and speed up chemical reactions—to help convert renewable fuels into electrical energy. To make hydrogen fuel cells commercially viable, scientists are searching for more affordable catalysts that provide the same efficiency as pure platinum.

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17:33 InsideEVs.comWatch Tesla Model 3 AWD Tackle Snowy Snoqualmie Pass: Video

In dual-motor AWD, the Model 3 should be capable in the snow, but let’s find out for sure. With winter setting in comes snow and that can be a problem for some cars. Find out who the Tesla Model 3 AWD performs up a slope in the slick stuff. This ain’t no ordinary slope though. […]

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17:05 Aps.org Editors' SuggestionsNeutrino charge radii from COHERENT elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering

Author(s): M. Cadeddu, C. Giunti, K. A. Kouzakov, Y. F. Li, A. I. Studenikin, and Y. Y. Zhang Using data from the COHERENT experiment, the authors put bounds on neutrino electromagnetic charge radii, including the first bounds on the transition charge radii. These results show promising prospects for current and upcoming neutrino-nucleus scattering experiments.
[Phys. Rev. D 98, 113010] Published Wed Dec 26, 2018

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17:05 Aps.org Editors' SuggestionsCharacterizing plasma conditions in radiatively heated solid-density samples with x-ray Thomson scattering

Author(s): A. M. Saunders, B. Lahmann, G. Sutcliffe, J. A. Frenje, R. W. Falcone, and T. Döppner This paper presents results of x-ray Thomson scattering on a plasma in the warm dense matter regime. The experiment generates a uniform sample with a long duration in time, which represents an advance in experimental studies of this regime. The analysis also reveals shortcomings in previous theoretical approaches and shows that this experimental technique is suitable for measuring the relevant plasma conditions.
[Phys. Rev. E 98, 063206] Published Wed Dec 26, 2018

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17:05 Aps.org Editors' SuggestionsInterface-Governed Deformation of Nanobubbles and Nanotents Formed by Two-Dimensional Materials

Author(s): Zhaohe Dai, Yuan Hou, Daniel A. Sanchez, Guorui Wang, Christopher J. Brennan, Zhong Zhang, Luqi Liu, and Nanshu Lu The height and radius of bubble and tent shapes formed in graphene and MoS2 provide estimates of strain distribution in these 2D materials.
[Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 266101] Published Wed Dec 26, 2018

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15:52 ScienceNewsDaily.orgThe UK Has A Bomb Disposal Robot That Provides Haptic Feedback

Image credit – UK Ministry of DefenseRobots used to diffuse and dispose of bombs aren’t new and have been used by law enforcement agencies around the world for years. However it seems ...

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12:21 Phys.orgAs TikTok videos take hold with teens, parents scramble to keep up

Millions of teenagers seeking their 15 seconds of fame are flocking to TikTok, but many of their parents are only now learning about the express-yourself video app—often to their dismay.

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04:44 InsideEVs.comWatch Hidden Camera Capture Tesla Emissions Prank: Video

Say what? A Tesla with emissions. Is it hiding a dirty little secret? We were led to believe that all Teslas were zero-emission. But, as it turns out, that’s not entirely true anymore. One of Tesla’s latest over-the-air software updates brought with it a new emissions features. Now, a Tesla Model S, Model X and […]

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01:06 RoboHub.orgHoliday robot videos 2018 – part 3

Thanks to all for sending your holiday videos, here’s the last of this year’s series. Merry Christmas! For more of this year’s holiday videos, check here, and here.

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25.12.2018
19:29 InsideEVs.comWinter Driving Kills Hyundai Kona Electric Efficiency: Video

Solving the EV range & efficiency puzzle isn’t easy. Though the EPA rates electric cars quite accurately, the lab can’t account for all conditions. Nor does it try to. Therefore, as winter sets in, we like to turn to these anecdotal stories for a better gauge of expectations. In this particular example, a Hyundai Kona […]

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18:01 InsideEVs.comVideo: Everything That’s Wrong With This Tesla Model 3

No car is perfect, right? It’s long been known that the Tesla Model 3 suffered from some occasional build quality issues. But that was in the past, right? Well, perhaps not. Even though Tesla is now out of Model 3 production hell, it seems some build quality issues still plague select Model 3. The issues […]

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16:55 InsideEVs.comLiving With A Renault Twizy In Central London: Video

It’s possible, but you need to accept specific limitations. Seen Through Glass shares its thoughts on what it’s like to live with a Renault Twizy in Central London. The tiny French EV was called an electric go-kart, which performs best in a hot climate (in base version, there are no windows, doors, heating or radio). […]

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16:33 InsideEVs.comLiving With A Renault Twizy In Central London: Video

It’s possible, but you need to accept specific limitations. Seen Through Glass shares its thoughts on what it’s like to live with a Renault Twizy in Central London. The tiny French EV was called an electric go-kart, which performs best in a hot climate (in base version, there are no windows, doors, heating or radio). […]

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15:11 NewScientist.ComThe quantum trick that can help you live a better life – probably

Quantum theory suggests everything that can happen, does. Now a phone app gives us a way to exploit this weirdness – and enjoy the best of all possible worlds

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13:38 TechInvestorNews.comThe Current Applications Of Artificial Intelligence In Mobile Advertising (Andrew Arnold, Contributor/Forbes.com)

Andrew Arnold, Contributor / Forbes.comThe Current Applications Of Artificial Intelligence In Mobile Advertising - One of the biggest selling points of AI revolution across multiple industries is the promise to automate and eliminate low-value business processes. Mobile advertising is no exception.One of the biggest selling points of AI revolution across multiple industries is the promise to automate and eliminate low-value business processes. Mobile advertising ...

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00:33 TechInvestorNews.comDeepRay’s use of AI technology makes it better than the human eye (Rob Clymo/TechRadar)

Rob Clymo / TechRadarDeepRay’s use of AI technology makes it better than the human eye - The tech can restore damaged or distorted images, and even works on live videos, interpreting scenes like a human. You can do an awful lot with digital imaging to make things look better. Take an editing program like Photoshop, for example. Even if youre not a professional, its relatively easy ...

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24.12.2018
22:46 9to5mac.comHomeKit Weekly: Nanoleaf Light Panels versus Canvas — interactive smart lighting comparison

Nanoleaf HomeKit lights are great for decorating and entertaining all year — long after the Christmas tree is taken down and the holiday lights are all boxed up. Nanoleaf now makes two styles of smart lights that illuminate your walls: Light Panels and Canvas. Here’s how they compare:
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19:05 InsideEVs.comElectric Helicopter Flight Sets Guinness World Record: Video

This all-electric helicopter takes flight for the best cause. Many people doubt electric-powered flight even more than electric cars. This makes sense since range is a much greater concern when you’re airborne. Nonetheless, we’ve seen some pretty amazing electric airplanes lately, as well as a handful of electric helicopters. However, this full-size all-electric helicopter has […]

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18:31 InsideEVs.comTesla’s Lathrop Facility Now Nearly Complete On Outside: Video

Designation of the new facility in Lathrop remains unknown Construction of Tesla‘s new facility in Lathrop, California is progressing quickly. About one month ago, only two-thirds of the roof was ready, while now (as of December 22) the roof is finished. With cement poured on the sides and a new small parking lot in the […]

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17:37 InsideEVs.comTesla Model 3 Towed 3 Times For Same Simple Problem: Video

Sometimes, a simple problem is tough to find. Thankfully, this video may help current Tesla Model 3 owners. With a brand-new car — especially one that’s in its first model year —  there may be strange problems and quirks. If the issue is something that has never been discovered before, it’s not uncommon for a […]

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17:36 TechInvestorNews.comA fintech brain drain is crippling once-mighty London: 10 UK start-up leaders contemplate life aft (Callum Burroughs/Business Insider: Finance)

Callum Burroughs / Business Insider: FinanceA fintech brain drain is crippling once-mighty London: 10 UK start-up leaders contemplate life aft - British fintechs claim to have made the best of continued uncertainty about the UKs future relationship with the EU, but warn that talent and investment will leave the country if clarity isnt forthcoming. Business Insider spoke to 10 UK fintech leaders to get a better perspective on the impact Brexit ...

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