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Fusion power has the potential to provide clean and safe energy that is free from carbon dioxide emissions. However, imitating the solar energy process is a difficult task to achieve. Two young plasma physicists at …
Fusion power has the potential to provide clean and safe energy that is free from carbon dioxide emissions. However, imitating …
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As artists blur the boundaries between real and virtual, the way we create and consume art will be transformed. We have been creating for generations. The earliest examples of visual arts, sculpture or cave-painting date …
As artists blur the boundaries between real and virtual, the way we create and consume art will be transformed. We …
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Defecating ducks, talking busts, and mechanised Christs — Jessica Riskin on the wonderful history of automata, machines built to mimic the processes of intelligent life. How old are the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence? Many …
Defecating ducks, talking busts, and mechanised Christs — Jessica Riskin on the wonderful history of automata, machines built to mimic the …
Does science inspire fiction or does it work the other way around? In the case of medical technology, the long-running TV and film series Star Trek has increasingly been inspiring researchers worldwide. Two teams were …
Does science inspire fiction or does it work the other way around? In the case of medical technology, the long-running …
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The satellite Micius, launched from Jiuquan, China, in August last year, is unlike any other in the sky. While other satellites communicate with Earth using physics worked out by James Clerk Maxwell 150 years ago, Micius …
The satellite Micius, launched from Jiuquan, China, in August last year, is unlike any other in the sky. While other …
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"Deep Learning" computer systems, based on artificial neural networks that mimic the way the brain learns from an accumulation of examples, have become a hot topic in computer science. In addition to enabling technologies such …
"Deep Learning" computer systems, based on artificial neural networks that mimic the way the brain learns from an accumulation of …
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If Apple’s latest Worldwide Developers’ Conference reminds me of one thing, then to watch the movie Her again ... and probably another time. Some movies have this subtle effect, making you ponder: what if a …
If Apple’s latest Worldwide Developers’ Conference reminds me of one thing, then to watch the movie Her again ... and …
I really love this topic — questioning what’s out there for humanity besides a singularity that may or may not happen or a discovery of the source powering an uber sophisticated kind of video game …
I really love this topic — questioning what’s out there for humanity besides a singularity that may or may not …
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Clement Balavoine might just be what Elon Musk ordered. The Frenchman is still only 25 years old, passionate about design, traveled the (fashion) world and gravitates towards his own Mars experience with his new company Neuro. …
Clement Balavoine might just be what Elon Musk ordered. The Frenchman is still only 25 years old, passionate about design, traveled …
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A couple of years ago, there was a story about Dr. Peter Gariaev, a Russian scientist, trying to change frog embryo’s DNA to ultimately become a salamander via remote laser signals. He claimed that …
A couple of years ago, there was a story about Dr. Peter Gariaev, a Russian scientist, trying to change frog …
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