Billions of robots built from DNA can live inside a syringe, and can be injected into the body, where they carry out search and destroy missions as they interact with the body and with each other. They locate tumors, release medications at the right place and in the right dosage, link up with each other
Google Opens Up Some More: The ‘Secret’ Computer System It Uses To Give Info To NSA Is Secure FTP
from the oh-no,-the-terrorists-will-know-that-now! dept Google is continuing to open up about the supposed “secret” program by which it hands data over to the NSA that has been subject to so much attention over the last
Google Glass might be new on the scene, but wearable displays aren’t unseen technology. Head-mounted displays have been projecting information into fighter pilot’s eyeballs for years now, and we recently had the chance to get up close and personal with the latest and greatest systems out there.
Consumers Will Soon Have Devices In Their Hands To Detect GMO and Toxic Foods
In the not too distant future, consumers will be able to run on-the-spot tests for environmental toxins, GMOs, pesticides, food safety and more with their smartphones and other hand-held devices. Every human being on every developed nation on Earth, whether living
NASA’s Ames Research Laboratory, in collaboration with Google and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA), has announced plans to host a 512-quantum-bit (qubit), quantum computer at its new Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.
The computer system selected for the facility is D-Wave Systems’ D-Wave Two. Quantum computing combines the principles of
The Chinese military is making preparations for the inaugural flight test of its newly designed unmanned combat vehicle, bringing the Asian powerhouse into the stealth technology race, Chinese media report.
The “Yi Long” drone by China Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC) (AFP Photo)
China’s first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), known as the Lijian (‘sharp
Ah, pity the robots, lonely even when not alone. Largely blind and deaf, they toil away in social isolation. From the frenetic factory line to the bustling warehouse floor, they solder and weld, assemble, pack and palletize, with nary a bleepity-bloop of gossip or grievance passing between them.
Aviation officials have taken a skeptical view of claims that it’s possible to hijack a commercial aircraft using a smartphone, with both the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) issuing statements to the effect that it simply couldn’t happen.
On Wednesday, Spanish security researcher Hugo Teso gave a
The widespread use of media among college students — from texting to chatting on cell phones to posting status updates on Facebook — may be taking an academic toll, say researchers with The Miriam Hospital’s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine.
Social Media Landscape
According to a new study, freshmen women spend nearly half
Pollinators participate in the sexual-reproduction of plants. When you eat an almond, beet, watermelon or sip on coffee, you’re partaking of an ancient relationship between pollinators and flowers. But since the 1990s, worldwide bee health has been in decline and most evidence points to toxic
NASA, and plenty of private individuals, want to put mankind on Mars. Now a team at the University of Washington being funded by the space agency is about to start building a fusion engine that could get humans there in just 30 days and make other forms of space travel obsolete.
“Perhaps a Star Trek experience within our lifetime is not such a remote possibility.” These are the words of Dr. Harold “Sonny” White, the Advanced Propulsion Theme Lead for the NASA Engineering Directorate. Dr. White and his colleagues don’t just believe a real life warp drive is theoretically possible; they’ve already started the work
Mark Zuckerberg’s master plan: Transforming your smartphone into his mobile advertising billboard
The home screen of your smartphone, Mark Zuckerberg told the world on Thursday, is the “soul of your phone.” Zuckerberg then proceeded to demo “Home,” Facebook’s bold new plan to take over the prime real estate of all Android mobile devices,