Elon Musk’s dream ideas

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Elon Musk The five Elon Musk’s dream ideas From superfast trains to colonising Mars – a selection of Elon Musk’s extraordinary ideas Samuel Stolton Sun 18 Feb 2018 01.59 EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email View Läs mer…

Artwork hidden under Picasso painting revealed by x-ray

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Science Artwork hidden under Picasso painting revealed by x-ray Non-invasive imaging reveals landscape painting beneath Pablo Picasso’s The Crouching Beggar but who created it remains a mystery Nicola Davis in Austin @NicolaKSDavis Sat 17 Feb 2018 10.00 EST Share on Facebook Läs mer…

Cleaning products a big source of urban air pollution, say scientists

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Environment Cleaning products a big source of urban air pollution, say scientists Research shows paints, perfumes, sprays and other synthetic items contribute to high levels of ‘volatile organic compounds’ in air Ian Sample Science editor @iansample Thu 15 Feb 2018 Läs mer…

Blood-thinning drugs designed to cut stroke risk may actually increase it

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Medical research Blood-thinning drugs designed to cut stroke risk may actually increase it Scientists call for caution in prescribing anticoagulants after some patients with other conditions found to suffer more strokes Sarah Boseley Health editor Thu 15 Feb 2018 13.19 EST Läs mer…

The next level of driverless cars: how to solve the problem of humans falling asleep

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Self-driving cars The next level of driverless cars: how to solve the problem of humans falling asleep Next wave of development will see drivers only expected to intervene when the car requests it, say researchers Nicola Davis in Austin Läs mer…

Laser scanning reveals ‘lost’ ancient Mexican city had as many buildings as Manhattan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Archaeology Laser scanning reveals ‘lost’ ancient Mexican city had as many buildings as Manhattan Groundbreaking lidar scanning reveals the true scale of Angamuco, built by the Purhépecha from about 900AD Nicola Davis in Austin @NicolaKSDavis Thu 15 Feb 2018 11.00 EST Läs mer…

Humans no longer required: Google tests robot to chat with friends for you

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Google Spam filter Humans no longer required: Google tests robot to chat with friends for you With its new Reply system the firm is taking the art of conversion one step forwards – or should that be backwards? HAL Läs mer…

Police outsource digital forensic work to unaccredited labs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Police Police outsource digital forensic work to unaccredited labs Market for data analysis called a ‘race to the bottom’, with trials failing because of evidence issues Hannah Devlin Science correspondent @hannahdev Mon 12 Feb 2018 01.00 EST Share on Facebook Läs mer…

Tracing the tangled tracks of humankind’s evolutionary journey

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian The path from ape to modern human is not a linear one. Hannah Devlin looks at what we know – and what might be next for our species Let’s go back to the beginning. When did we and our ape Läs mer…

Talking animals: we aren’t the only species capable of speech …

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Animal behaviour The five Talking animals: we aren’t the only species capable of speech … Ongoing studies show that some mammals and birds can mimic the sound of the human voice Samuel Stolton Sat 10 Feb 2018 12.59 EST Share Läs mer…

Elon Musk: the real-life Iron Man

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Elon Musk Elon Musk: the real-life Iron Man Robert Downey Jr used the entrepreneur as a role model for his part in the 2008 film Alex Hern @alexhern Fri 9 Feb 2018 18.03 EST Last modified on Fri 9 Feb Läs mer…

Space oddity: how Elon Musk and SpaceX sent a car towards Mars

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian It takes a beat or two for the brain to compute. The image is startling, incongruous, barmy. A car floats in space. At the wheel is a spacesuit, seatbelt on. Earth hangs behind it. The two objects don’t work together. Läs mer…

Falcon Heavy: Elon Musk’s giant SpaceX rocket makes triumphant launch

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian SpaceX Falcon Heavy: Elon Musk’s giant SpaceX rocket makes triumphant launch SpaceX rocket lifts off on trailblazing deep space mission At least two of three reusable rockets return safely to Earth Space X Falcon Heavy launch – as it happened Läs mer…

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch: world’s most powerful rocket blasts off – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian It’s difficult to overstate what SpaceX has just accomplished: it’s successfully introduced a new heavy rocket to the world, the most powerful in operation and second only to the Apollo era, all through a private company and at a fraction Läs mer…

Very creepy crawlies: ‘proto-spiders’ with long tails discovered in amber

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Fossils Very creepy crawlies: ‘proto-spiders’ with long tails discovered in amber Fossil hunters find preserved remains of 100-million-year-old arachnids with tails longer than their bodies Ian Sample Science editor @iansample Mon 5 Feb 2018 11.00 EST Last modified on Mon 5 Läs mer…

Whale and shark species at increasing risk from microplastic pollution – study

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Whales Whale and shark species at increasing risk from microplastic pollution – study Large filter feeders, such as baleen whales and basking sharks, could be particularly at risk from ingesting the tiny plastic particles, say scientists Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent Läs mer…

Household robots: more than just expensive toys…

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Robots The five Household robots: more than just expensive toys… Advances in AI and robotics are leading to high street models becoming increasingly useful in our day-to-day lives Ian Tucker Sun 4 Feb 2018 02.00 EST Share on Facebook Share Läs mer…

Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Archaeology Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle Aerial laser mapping detects thousands of hidden structures in Peten region, suggesting its population was millions more than previously thought Associated Press Sat 3 Feb 2018 00.54 EST Share on Facebook Läs mer…

Drug-resistant malaria will spread without urgent action, experts warn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Malaria Drug-resistant malaria will spread without urgent action, experts warn Dismay at south-east Asian outbreaks of malaria resistant to artemisinin drugs, the most powerful drugs currently available Sarah Boseley Health editor Thu 1 Feb 2018 18.30 EST Last modified on Thu Läs mer…

Polar bears could become extinct faster than was feared, study says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Animals Polar bears could become extinct faster than was feared, study says The animals facing an increasing struggle to find enough food to survive as climate change steadily transforms their environment Oliver Milman in New York @olliemilman Thu 1 Feb Läs mer…

Orcas can imitate human speech, research reveals

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Animal behaviour Orcas can imitate human speech, research reveals Killer whales able to copy words such as “hello” and “bye bye” as well as sounds from other orcas, study shows Nicola Davis @NicolaKSDavis Tue 30 Jan 2018 19.01 EST Last modified Läs mer…

‘Floating 3D printing’ brings sci-fi-style projections closer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech 3D ‘Floating 3D printing’ brings sci-fi-style projections closer ‘Optical trap display’ projects graphics into the air, where they are visible from all angles Alex Hern @alexhern Wed 24 Jan 2018 13.00 EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Läs mer…

‘Never get high on your own supply’ – why social media bosses don’t use social media

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t use Facebook like you or me. The 33-year-old chief executive has a team of 12 moderators dedicated to deleting comments and spam from his page, according to Bloomberg. He has a “handful” of employees who help Läs mer…

Pyeongchang 2018: welcome to the future…

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Technology The five Pyeongchang 2018: welcome to the future… In the first of a new series on ideas and advances in science, nature and tech, we look at the innovations coming to this year’s Winter Olympics Ian Tucker Sun Läs mer…