Wednesday, August 23, 2017
microsoft

Microsoft Develops Software For Cannabis Industry

Source - Debra Borchardt of Forbes Magazine Microsoft Develops Software For Cannabis Industry Microsoft is becoming the first major corporation to dive into the legal marijuana business, partnering with KIND Financial, a leader in the cannabis tech space, to launch a...

Pacific garbage patch much larger than previously thought

Source: Oliver Milman via The Guardian 'Great Pacific garbage patch' far bigger than imagined, aerial survey shows Giant collection of fishing nets, plastic containers and other discarded items called a ‘ticking time bomb’ as large items crumble into micro plastics ...
regeneration

Scientists: Limb Regeneration Is Around The Corner

Source: Landess Kearns of The Huffington Post Scientists Are Homing In On The Secrets Of Limb Regeneration A new study found a key genetic element shared by animals with regenerative abilities. Limb regeneration may seem like a science-fiction super power reserved for...
paralyzed

Neural Prosthesis Can Re-Animate Paralyzed Limbs

Spinal cord work-around reanimates paralyzed hand Source - Laura Sanders of Science News With the help of a neural prosthesis, a quadriplegic man used his paralyzed right hand to grab a bottle, swipe a credit card and play a guitar video...
plastic

Scientists Accidentally Discover Caterpillars That Eat Plastic

Source: Anonymous Headquarters Scientists Accidentally Discover Caterpillar That Eats Plastic The world produces around 300 million tons of plastic per year, but recycles just 14% of the plastic packaging it uses. Recycling the remaining 86% of used plastic, which is either...
pig

Scientists Create the First Human-Pig Hybrid Embryo

Source: Anonymous Headquarters Milestone Breakthrough: Scientists Create the First Human-Pig Hybrid Embryo In an extraordinary feat, scientists have created the first viable hybrid part-human, part-pig embryo in a milestone study that could pave the way for doctors to grow human organs...
atom

IBM Discovers a Way of Saving Data on an Atom

Source: Anonymous Headquarters IBM Discovers a Way of Saving Data on an Atom The race of making things small will never end and nor will the attempt of keeping strings of ones and zeros in small data storage cards. Keeping this in...
arctic

Scientists Announce $500 Billion ‘Crazy’ Plan to Refreeze the Arctic

Source: Anonymous Headquarters Scientists Announce $500 Billion ‘Crazy’ Plan to Refreeze the Arctic In December 2016, climate scientists warned the dramatic melting of Arctic ice or severe “snowmageddon” was linked to soaring polar temperatures, deadly summer heat waves, and torrential floods...
robots

Army Tests War Robots In The Pacific

Source: Kelsey D. Atherton of Popular Science Magazine ARMY TESTS WAR ROBOTS IN THE PACIFIC Soldiers are preparing for war with robots. Let me rephrase. Soldiers are preparing for war, alongside robots. As part of the Pacific Manned-Unmanned Initiative, soldiers with...
artificial

Artificial Intelligence Replacing Management at World’s Largest Hedge Fund

Source: The Antimedia.org Artificial Intelligence Replacing Management at World’s Largest Hedge Fund The impending evisceration of the global job market by artificial intelligence and robotic automation is well-trodden territory. Various estimates suggest the American employment mill could shrink by 30% by...

BREAKING NEWS

Trump To End CIA’s Arming Of Syrian Rebels

Source: Anonymous News Trump to end CIA’s arming of Syrian rebels The Rebels have shown time & again that they aren’t any better than Assad, and...