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March for Science: Why Are Scientists Taking to the Streets on Saturday?

Here's a look at why various scientists will head to the streets of various cities on Saturday, April 22, for the March for Science.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 20th, 2017

Google’s AVA data set raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled data set of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

​Airspacex pitches military variant of MOBi air taxi

Airspacex is taking its MOBi, a modular electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft developed to relieve urban congestion, and tweaking the concept to meet a military missions such as medical evacuation and intelligence, surveillance and r.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News3 hr. 9 min. ago

Study proves dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are watching

Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice, but research from the University of Portsmouth shows that like most humans, what dogs really crave is attention. In fact, scientists at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 9 min. ago

Google’s AVA dataset raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled dataset of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. If you’ve been following along, you’ve.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Scientists investigate why crows are so playful

New experiments reveal a complex link between crow play and tool use. Enlarge / A New Caledonian crow uses a serrated leaf edge to pull grubs out of a hole in a log. (credit: Mark Sibley) Crows share an interesting set of behaviors with humans.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Land Rover Avoids Concept Vehicles So Others Won’t Copy Designs

Land Rover has tried to fend off automakers copying the designs of its vehicles, and it hasn’t been easy. It’s taking action against China’s Jiangling Motors for allegedly ripping off the Range Rover Evoque, despite the risk of hurting its.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet?

A huge solar flare could hit Earth in the next century, and these scientists think a massive loop of conducive wire could save us from destruction. The post Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet? appeared.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

"Handful of changes" make cells into cancer [Medicine]

British scientists have worked out how many changes it takes to transform a healthy cell into a cancer. #health #medicine #cancer #research #oncology.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Bigelow and ULA plan expandable B330 orbital lunar space station in 2022 [Science]

The launch would place a B330 outfitted module in Low Lunar Orbit by the end of 2022 to serve as a lunar depot. #space #moon #ULA #Bigelow #hardware #science.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Fundamental research enhances understanding of major cancer gene

Scientists have provided new insights into the role of PTEN, a major cancer gene, in controlling cell growth and behavior. PTEN is the second most commonly altered gene in human cancers, particularly prostate cancers, and this work could help to deve.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

‘Skinny TV’ isn’t going to save the cable industry from cord cutting

Cord cutting is happening faster than anyone predicted, and it's taking down the big cable companies with it. AT&T lost nearly 400,000 traditional cable subscribers last quarter, more than even the most pessimistic forecasts. The company posted a n.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Google starts new security rewards program for finding vulnerabilities in Play Store apps

Google already has security bounties for Android, Chrome, and Chrome OS, but now they're taking steps to address malware found in the Google Play Store......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Chevrolet Impala Sales Increase Slightly To 6,947 Units In September 2017

Taking second place in its segment in terms of overall sales volume......»»

Category: autoSource:  gmauthorityRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Tracing cell death pathway points to drug targets for brain damage, kidney injury, asthma

Scientists are unlocking the complexities of a recently discovered cell death process that plays a key role in health and disease, and new findings link their discovery to asthma, kidney injury and brain trauma. The results are the early steps toward.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

"Mythbusters" reboot premieres November 15 on Science Channel

Discovery-owned Science Channel is rebooting one of the most iconic TV shows of our generation, Mythbusters......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

Dogs are more expressive when people are paying attention

Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice, but research from the University of Portsmouth shows that like most humans, what dogs really crave is attention. In fact, scientists at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Canada"s "Super Secret Spy Agency" Is Releasing a Malware-Fighting Tool To the Public

Matthew Braga, reporting for CBC News: Canada's electronic spy agency says it is taking the "unprecedented step" of releasing one of its own cyber defence tools to the public, in a bid to help companies and organizations better defend their computers.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 29 min. ago

Key molecular link in major cell growth pathway

A team of scientists has uncovered a surprising molecular link that connects how cells regulate growth with how they sense and make available the nutrients required for growth. The researchers' findings also implicate a new protein, SLC38A9, as a pot.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

New machine learning system can automatically identify shapes of red blood cells

Using a computational approach known as deep learning, scientists have developed a new system to classify the shapes of red blood cells in a patient's blood. The findings, published in PLOS Computational Biology, could potentially help doctors monito.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

Key psychiatric drug target comes into focus

One way or another, many psychiatric drugs work by binding to receptor molecules in the brain that are sensitive to the neurotransmitter dopamine, a chemical signal that is central to how our experiences shape our behavior. But because scientists sti.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago