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Gardening 'linked to longer lives'

Posted in Medicine on 30th Oct, 2013 04:12 AM
by PlanetTech
Pottering around the garden or fixing up the house has been linked to a longer life in a study of people over the age of 60.

The Next Generation of SD Cards Will Guarantee 4K Video Shooting

Posted in Hardware on 9th Nov, 2013 01:34 AM
by AlexMuller
4K video has until recently been the preserve of pro-level equipment, and the memory cards found in most devices just can’t keep up.

Carnegie Mellon computer searches web 24/7 to analyze images and teach itself common sense

Posted in Software on 23rd Nov, 2013 01:58 AM
by AlexMuller
NEIL program labels images, learns associations with minimal help from people

Google robots may pose challenge to Amazon drones

Posted in Business on 5th Dec, 2013 01:58 AM
by AlexMuller
Google has revealed it has taken over seven robotics companies in the past half a year and has begun hiring staff to develop its own product.

Hi-tech sensors aim to help prevent obesity

Posted in Medicine on 10th Dec, 2013 10:13 PM
by AlexMuller
A range of hi-tech sensors that can measure food intake and activity in order to assess obesity risks is to be funded by the European Union.

NASA says ozone hole stabilizing but won't fully recover until 2070

Posted in Science on 14th Dec, 2013 12:49 AM
by AlexMuller
The assessment comes two decades after the Montreal Protocol, the treaty that banned chlorofluorocarbons and other compounds that deplete the ozone layer.

Global Warming: 4 Degree Rise Will End Vegetation Carbon Sink

Posted in Science on 18th Dec, 2013 03:13 AM
by AlexMuller
Carbon will spend increasingly less time in vegetation as the negative impacts of climate change take their toll.

Carmat’s groundbreaking five-year artificial heart gets its first patient in France

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2013 05:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Artificial hearts are taking a big step forward, thanks to France.

What Nanotube Computers Mean To Moore's Law

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2013 01:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Stanford scientists have built a nanotube computer, an engineering feat that points to continuing advances in computational performance.

2013 in Review: the Eight Biggest Stories in Exponential Tech

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2013 10:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Let's revisit some of the year’s most notable stories in exponential technology.

Physical Inactivity After Cardiac Surgery Linked With Substantially Higher Risk of Depression

Posted in Medicine on 1st Jan, 2014 10:47 PM
by AlexMuller
The number of patients suffering from depression after cardiac surgery is as high as 40%.

The robots are coming. Will they bring wealth or a divided society?

Posted in Business on 6th Jan, 2014 05:19 AM
by AlexMuller
One labour market expert argues that a 'second machine age' will test our ability to spread the rewards fairly.

A Glue That Seals Heart Defects

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jan, 2014 01:48 AM
by AlexMuller
The glue, which researchers showed is able to hold fast on live beating hearts, could be a gentler alternative to stitches.

More than three quarters of large carnivores now in decline

Posted in Science on 11th Jan, 2014 05:33 AM
by AlexMuller
A majority now occupy less than half their former ranges.

Chemical process turns any plant matter, even trees, into biofuels

Posted in Science on 21st Jan, 2014 10:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Nearly any plant material can be broken down into simple sugars.

E-whiskers: highly sensitive tactile sensors for robotics and other applications

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jan, 2014 11:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Among their potential applications is giving robots new abilities to “see” and “feel” their surrounding environment.

Google patents ad tech linking restaurant to taxi ride

Posted in Online on 26th Jan, 2014 12:53 AM
by AlexMuller
Google has patented a way of linking online ads to free or discounted taxi rides to the advertising restaurant, shop or entertainment venue.

Report: Apple is Working on Medical Devices and Mulling Cars

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2014 03:24 AM
by AlexMuller
A report from the San Francisco Chronicle suggests that Apple is working to develop new product lines, including medical devices and cars.

World's strongest robot muscles made from everyday fishing line

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Feb, 2014 12:48 AM
by AlexMuller
For roughly a thousandth the cost of carbon nanotube muscles, fishing line muscle is capable of lifting objects 100 times heavier than natural muscle of the same size.

New catalyst could lead to cleaner energy

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2014 12:46 AM
by AlexMuller
MIT chemists devise a reaction that traps carbon dioxide and turns it into something useful.

Mysterious New Gully Spotted on Mars

Posted in Science on 20th Mar, 2014 10:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Exactly what caused this Red Planet rivulet remains a mystery.

Artificial Intelligence startup Vicarious grabs $40M from Zuckerberg, Musk, Kutcher

Posted in Business on 22nd Mar, 2014 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Vicarious, a company that produces artificial-intelligence technology, has closed a fresh $40 million round of funding.

Nanotubes increase conductivity of solar cells by 100 million

Posted in Hardware on 4th Apr, 2014 12:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Controlled placement of carbon nanotubes in nanostructures could result in a huge boost in electronic performance in photovoltaic solar cells.

Scottish universities given funding for low carbon projects

Posted in Science on 28th Apr, 2014 12:13 AM
by AlexMuller
Three Scottish universities are to receive £20m as part of a scheme to help Scotland meet its carbon emission reduction targets.

Google’s new self-driving car prototype foregoes steering wheel, mirrors, & pedals

Posted in Software on 28th May, 2014 11:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Google showed off a prototype for a new self-driving car today that does away with key features of the cars we know and see everyday.

The taxi industry heard Google’s & Uber’s driverless car plans. They’re not happy

Posted in Business on 30th May, 2014 07:38 PM
by AlexMuller
First, Google unveils a driverless car. Then, Uber chief Travis Kalanick says driverless cars are the future and drivers are not.

China will be the world’s largest electric car market by 2019

Posted in Hardware on 30th May, 2014 07:44 PM
by AlexMuller
BMW has become the latest in a growing list of automakers to put its faith in the Chinese electric car market.

The US government announces its strongest action against climate change to date

Posted in Business on 3rd Jun, 2014 12:28 AM
by AlexMuller
The Obama administration wants to cut carbon pollution by 30 percent within the next 16 years.

Elon Musk says Flying Cars are easy and he will probably make some for fun and 2 or 3 submarine cars

Posted in Hardware on 14th Jun, 2014 01:11 AM
by AlexMuller
“Maybe we’ll make a flying car, just for fun,” said Elon Musk.

Why Google Will Drive Tesla’s Cars and Stock in the Near Future

Posted in Software on 21st Jun, 2014 11:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Google driverless cars and Tesla’s EV technology could combine to be the ultimate car of the future.

Hurdles for attempting to reduce excess carbon or feed the people

Posted in Business on 24th Jun, 2014 12:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Ocean iron fertilization helps restore fish populations and captures excess carbon from the atmosphere.

Carbon neutrality has failed

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2014 12:42 AM
by AlexMuller
Now our only way out of global warming is to go carbon negative:

Want to limit global warming? Bring cash

Posted in Business on 10th Jul, 2014 01:44 AM
by AlexMuller
Any effort to limit global warming to 2ºC will require deep investment in low-carbon research and development, a new assessment warns.

Intel’s contribution to solving Parkinson’s: big data analytics

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2014 09:55 PM
by AlexMuller
The healthcare industry “is where we truly believe the biggest opportunity lies” when it comes to big data analytics.

Heart disease giving way to cancer as top killer of men

Posted in Medicine on 21st Aug, 2014 12:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.

Tesla in deal to build 400 charging stations in China

Posted in Hardware on 1st Sep, 2014 07:47 PM
by AlexMuller
The Chinese market has become vital for many global automakers.

Tesla Dual Motor: Tesla has announced an all electric supercar

Posted in Hardware on 11th Oct, 2014 11:36 PM
by AlexMuller
0-60 in 3.2 seconds. Perspective: As fast as a McLaran F1 and faster than a Lamborghini Murcielago. And cheaper.

Low-carbohydrate diet improved quality of life in diabetes patients

Posted in Science on 20th Oct, 2014 10:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Low-carb diet has a good effect on blood glucose, as well as on physical functions, bodily pain and general health, according to a study including patients with type 2 diabetes.

Science chief warns on acid oceans

Posted in Science on 25th Oct, 2014 12:31 AM
by AlexMuller
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

Google to Outsource Driverless Car Manufacturing

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Dec, 2014 12:02 AM
by AlexMuller
Google's electric driverless car won't be made by the giant itself, with the company asking car makers to come aboard the project and help build the fleet instead.

Google expects public in driverless cars in 2 to 5 years

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jan, 2015 01:59 AM
by AlexMuller
Google may face state regulatory hurdles depending on where it chooses to test the cars in public.

Carbon sequestration may not be as effective as expected

Posted in Science on 23rd Jan, 2015 03:47 PM
by AlexMuller
A recent MIT study has found that far less carbon dioxide than the ideal prediction of 90 percent may be turned into rock when sequestered.

Aiming for a carbon-negative western United States

Posted in Science on 10th Feb, 2015 06:25 PM
by AlexMuller
If biomass electricity production is combined with carbon sequestration in the western United States, power generators could store more carbon than they emit.

Ocean carbon release 'ended last Ice Age'

Posted in Science on 12th Feb, 2015 06:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Carbon dioxide escaping from the depths of the ocean heralded the end of the last Ice Age, a study suggests.

Geoengineering Not the Solution to Climate Change

Posted in Science on 16th Feb, 2015 04:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Large-scale manipulation of the Earth's climate, is not the solution to climate change, according to research. Unfortunately, there is no quick fix.

The First Direct Evidence that Rising CO2 is Heating Up the Earth

Posted in Science on 28th Feb, 2015 08:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Until now, this effect had never been directly observed (outside the lab).

Google is reportedly working on a virtual-reality version of Android

Posted in Business on 7th Mar, 2015 08:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has tasked a group of engineers with developing a version of Android to power VR applications.

New material promises more efficient carbon capture

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2015 01:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The material could find use in smokestacks, or anyplace else where excess CO2 needs to be removed from the air.

Global CO2 emissions 'stalled' in 2014

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2015 08:58 PM
by AlexMuller
The growth in global carbon emissions stalled last year, according to data from the International Energy Agency.

Apple isn’t just satisfied reinventing health care, it’s targeting clinical trials as well​

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2015 12:32 AM
by AlexMuller
The tech industry now sees medicine as the next frontier for exponential growth.

Drug company has been accused of 'blocking' a cheap eye treatment

Posted in Business on 2nd Apr, 2015 03:30 PM
by AlexMuller
A drugs firm has been accused of trying to block access to what some doctors believe is a cheap and effective drug to treat an eye condition: Age-related macular degeneration.

Child heart surgery deaths in UK have 'halved'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2015 12:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Children's heart surgery in the UK, often the source of bitter controversy, has improved significantly, a report has concluded.

Carbon nanotubes can move molecules in and out of cell membranes

Posted in Hardware on 11th Apr, 2015 10:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have been able to make membranes permeable by inserting carbon nanotubes that work like little tunnels.

Elon Musk tried to sell Tesla to Google in 2013

Posted in Hardware on 21st Apr, 2015 03:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Elon Musk pursued a sale of electric-car company Tesla to Google, when it was struggling in 2013, according to an excerpt of a book published Monday by Bloomberg News.

Thawing permafrost feeds climate change

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2015 01:02 AM
by AlexMuller
Carbon, held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years, is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change.

Five billion people 'have no access to safe surgery'

Posted in Medicine on 27th Apr, 2015 07:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Two-thirds of the world's population have no access to safe and affordable surgery, according to a new study in The Lancet, more than double the number in previous estimates.

Russia's lost cargo spacecraft will fall to Earth in 2 weeks and burn up in the atmosphere

Posted in Science on 5th May, 2015 07:10 PM
by AlexMuller
No one can establish a clear line of communication with the cargo ship.

Google's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents, but none were the car's fault, Google asserts

Posted in Software on 12th May, 2015 02:13 AM
by AlexMuller
There have been 11 accidents in total, all minor, which Google asserts were never the fault of the car.

Google’s surprising portal into the future of virtual reality

Posted in Online on 31st May, 2015 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s a tremendously big deal that Google’s pushing into virtual reality with one of its most important services: YouTube.

Within 4 years, Google hopes to have its autonomous vehicles commercially available and citizens in the U.S. regularly riding

Posted in Software on 31st Aug, 2015 10:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Google is bringing its autonomous vehicles to Austin for testing.

Elon Musk says humanity is currently running 'the dumbest experiment in history'

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2015 12:47 AM
by AlexMuller
'Given that at some point fossil fuel will run out anyway, why run this crazy experiment to see how bad it'll be?'

Google reveals plans to increase production of self-driving cars

Posted in Business on 14th Sep, 2015 09:50 AM
by AlexMuller
Head of policy for GoogleX hints it could possibly move towards mass manufacturing of fully autonomous prototypes, ahead of road tests in Austin.

Jardiance, a Diabetes Drug, Cut Cardiovascular Deaths by 38%, Study Says

Posted in Medicine on 19th Sep, 2015 04:37 PM
by AlexMuller
A widely used modern diabetes drug has been shown to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease.

Apple reportedly approves electric car project for 2019 release

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2015 12:29 AM
by AlexMuller
The company gave the approval for tripling the 600 employees already working on the project to speed up production.

Tiny motors could suck carbon dioxide from the ocean

Posted in Science on 24th Sep, 2015 06:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have designed a new form of tiny motor that could be used to rid the sea of carbon dioxide pollution.

Technology attempts to tackle climate change by freezing carbon

Posted in Science on 3rd Oct, 2015 10:54 PM
by AlexMuller
President Obama announced an ambitious plan to reduce US carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent by 2030. BYU is developing a technology that could help do it.

Test Facility Begins Capturing Carbon from Air

Posted in Hardware on 12th Oct, 2015 07:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Pilot plant will try to demonstrate carbon capture on an industrial scale.

Methane release from melting permafrost could trigger dangerous global warming

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2015 05:56 AM
by AlexMuller
Molecule for molecule, methane traps more heat than carbon dioxide; approximately 30 times more.

Deep-sea bacteria could help neutralize greenhouse gas

Posted in Science on 24th Oct, 2015 08:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Bacteria plucked from the bottom of the ocean could be put to work neutralizing large amounts of industrial carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere.

UN: Plans must go further to prevent dangerous warming

Posted in Science on 31st Oct, 2015 06:16 PM
by AlexMuller
The global total of carbon emissions per year will probably continue to grow, although more slowly than over the past two decades.

Virtual reality technology aims to drag medical training 'out of the 18th century'

Posted in Software on 7th Nov, 2015 12:03 PM
by AlexMuller
We are just beginning to uncover what VR is capable of, but advances could have a drastic impact on the health industry.

Google Life Sciences and American Heart Association commit $50M to study heart disease

Posted in Science on 8th Nov, 2015 10:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Google Life Sciences and the American Heart Association (AHA) announced that they’re teaming together to fight heart disease.

Google Glass helps cardiologists complete difficult coronary artery blockage surgery

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Nov, 2015 10:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Cardiologists have used Google Glass in a challenging surgical procedure, successfully clearing a blockage in the coronary artery.

Artificial intelligence in healthcare to replace jobs

Posted in Medicine on 27th Nov, 2015 09:11 PM
by AlexMuller
Technological innovations not only reinforce change but they also transform the future of industries, whether we like it or not

Google Driverless Car Unit Will Target Uber As Part Of Alphabet's Growing Portfolio Of Moonshots

Posted in Business on 16th Dec, 2015 10:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Google's driverless car hopes find its way into corporate parks and college campuses.

Driverless car rules perplexing, says Google

Posted in Software on 18th Dec, 2015 04:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has criticised the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in California for insisting driverless cars must have a fully licensed driver behind the wheel.

Google and Ford will announce a self driving car partnership at CES

Posted in Software on 23rd Dec, 2015 09:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Ford and Google could be planning a joint venture to build autonomous cars, pairing their strengths to get self-driving cars on the road faster.

Quanergy Announces $250 Solid-State LIDAR for Cars, Robots, and More

Posted in Hardware on 11th Jan, 2016 01:17 AM
by AlexMuller
According to Quanergy, the S3 is better than traditional LIDAR in every way, and will make it easier for robots of all kinds to sense the world.

Giant icebergs play 'major role' in ocean carbon cycle

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2016 11:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Giant icebergs could be responsible for the processes that absorb up to 20% of the carbon in the Southern Ocean's carbon cycle, a study suggests.

Google now has a boss for its virtual reality business to take on Oculus

Posted in Business on 13th Jan, 2016 11:17 PM
by AlexMuller
One of the execs behind Google Cardboard, will head up the company’s virtual reality team.

Google says 5 million Cardboard VR headsets have shipped so far

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jan, 2016 07:06 PM
by AlexMuller
“5 million Cardboard fans have joined the fold,” Google’s vice president of virtual reality, Clay Bavor, wrote in a blog post.

Google plans to release a Cardboard successor like Samsung’s Gear VR this year

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2016 02:51 PM
by AlexMuller
In November, Samsung released the Gear VR in collaboration with Facebook’s Oculus VR.

Google's self-driving car AI can qualify as a driver, U.S. regulators say

Posted in Software on 10th Feb, 2016 07:12 PM
by AlexMuller
U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the AI could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step forward for autonomous vehicles.

Google patents delivery trucks that drive themselves

Posted in Business on 11th Feb, 2016 01:29 PM
by AlexMuller
The biggest change to delivery may not be flying unmanned robots, it could be smart package-carrying vans.

Google is reportedly building a standalone VR headset, no smartphone required

Posted in Hardware on 12th Feb, 2016 09:13 PM
by AlexMuller
This new level of hardware development might well have been accelerated by reports of Apple working on VR headsets.

Google’s DeepMind AI group unveils health care ambitions

Posted in Medicine on 25th Feb, 2016 11:18 AM
by AlexMuller
In collaboration with the latter group, Google DeepMind built a mobile app called Streams that doctors and nurses can use to diagnose acute kidney injury.

Google says it bears 'some responsibility' after self-driving car hit bus; no injuries reported

Posted in Software on 1st Mar, 2016 01:20 PM
by AlexMuller
The crash may be the first case of one of Google's autonomous cars hitting another vehicle and making an error.

Google Knows Its Self-Driving Cars Are 'Going to Have Worse Days'

Posted in Business on 13th Mar, 2016 08:35 PM
by AlexMuller
'It’s too important not to move forward with the technology. I know that the net benefit will be better for society.'

Tesla makes its big play for the mainstream with the Model 3

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2016 07:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Musk said his goal was to produce about 500,000 a year with production at full speed. Within a day of the launch, 180,000 vehicles had been pre-ordered.

Mass General will use artificial intelligence to improve hospital care

Posted in Software on 6th Apr, 2016 01:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Nvidia is partnering with the MGH Clinical Data Science Center, to advance health care with AI to improve detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management.

Google, Uber and others form self-driving car lobby to shape US policy

Posted in Business on 27th Apr, 2016 01:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Google, Uber, Lyft, Ford and Volvo, all developing self-driving car technology, have formed a lobbying group to take on regulation of autonomous vehicles.

Google and Fiat Chrysler may team up to build self-driving cars

Posted in Business on 30th Apr, 2016 01:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has said that it does not want to build self-driving vehicles on its own and has explored alliances with auto companies.

Google and Fiat Chrysler will build 100 self-driving minivans, on the road before 2017

Posted in Business on 4th May, 2016 04:23 PM
by AlexMuller
'The minivan design gives us an opportunity to test a larger vehicle that could be easier for passengers to enter and exit'

Baking soda 'sponge' could capture carbon emissions

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2016 03:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is believed by many scientists and politicians to be a critical element in global attempts to avoid dangerous levels of climate change.

Migraine may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

Posted in Science on 5th Jun, 2016 07:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Research has shown that migraine, especially when it occurs with an aura, is associated with an increased risk of stroke.

Carbon capture experiment 'turns waste CO2 to stone'

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2016 07:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists think they have found a smart way to constrain carbon dioxide emissions; just turn them to stone.

Carbon capture XPrize aims to reimagine the future of CO2 and climate change

Posted in Business on 28th Jul, 2016 09:46 PM
by AlexMuller
47 entries from seven countries are set to take part in a competition aimed at finding new ways to convert carbon dioxide into products.

Pump CO2 into rocks, report urges

Posted in Science on 14th Sep, 2016 09:16 AM
by AlexMuller
The costs of tackling climate change can be slashed if a network of pipes is built to store waste carbon dioxide under the North Sea, a report says.

New catheter lets doctors see inside arteries for first time and clear plaque

Posted in Hardware on 6th Oct, 2016 09:17 AM
by AlexMuller
A new safer catheter that allows cardiologists to see inside arteries and remove plaque from only diseased tissue has been used.

The Blind Have High Hopes for Self-Driving Cars

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2016 02:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Advocates for the visually impaired are talking to companies and legislators about developing vehicles they will be able to drive independently.

New research indicates that unvaccinated adults cost the U.S. more than $7 billion a year

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2016 11:54 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers studied 10 vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Apple is no longer building its own car

Posted in Hardware on 18th Oct, 2016 11:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple's tumultuous Project Titan no longer has the objective of making its own car. Apple will instead focus on providing autonomous technology.

Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2016 04:11 PM
by AlexMuller
If emissions from human activities continue unabated, it could trigger runaway planetary warming, researchers warn.

Nations vow to move forward with the Paris Agreement, with or without the US

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2016 03:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Other nations expressed their determination to implement the deal and to continue their work on climate protection, even if the US withdraws.

Canada sets its first national carbon price at C$10 a tonne

Posted in Science on 10th Dec, 2016 12:02 PM
by AlexMuller
8 of 10 provinces have signed deal to implement carbon tax or cap-and-trade markets

Ice loss spreads up Antarctic glaciers

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2016 12:19 PM
by AlexMuller
The scale and pace of change now taking place in West Antarctica is captured in a new, long-term satellite record.

Google reportedly shelves plans for its own self-driving car, instead to focus on integration

Posted in Software on 14th Dec, 2016 03:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The Alphabet-owned firm will apparently focus on integrations with existing vehicle manufacturers.

What we learned about Earth's climate in the hottest of years

Posted in Science on 2nd Jan, 2017 02:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Melting ice in Antarctica poses a real threat to coastal communities around the world.

Climate: Fresh doubt over global warming 'pause'

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2017 06:48 PM
by AlexMuller
A controversial study that found there has been no slowdown in global warming has been supported by new research.

Self driving minivans from Google and Tesla has version 2 of autopilot

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2017 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Google's new fully self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans are here. Waymo, Google's self-driving spin-off, says they will be hitting the road at the end of January 2017.

How Will Driverless Cars Disrupt the Transportation Industry?

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jan, 2017 05:59 PM
by Megan Ray Nichols
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are still relatively new and the technology is still developing, but driverless cars are already beginning to change the transportation industry.

The End of Scars? Scientists Discovered How to Regenerate Human Skin

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jan, 2017 05:30 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get skin to regenerate using fat cells.

Trump moving away from supporters on climate science

Posted in Science on 18th Jan, 2017 05:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Donald Trump and his cabinet accept far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists.

Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2017 06:54 PM
by AlexMuller
It is the first time in the modern era of global warming data that temperatures have blown past the previous record three years in a row.

As Trump enters White House, California renews climate change fight

Posted in Science on 21st Jan, 2017 04:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The state's climate change goals are the most ambitious in North America.

Increacing numbers of people now believe human-made climate change is happening

Posted in Science on 15th Feb, 2017 06:38 PM
by Alex Muller
The proportion of people who accept climate change is happening and is largely human-made has risen to almost two-thirds, a survey shows.

NASA developing carbon nanotube-based material for Stronger and lighter vehicles and Mars habitats

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2017 04:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Deep space exploration will require new materials.

Google's self-driving firm sues Uber

Posted in Business on 25th Feb, 2017 04:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Uber is being sued for stealing trade secrets and technology from Google.

Up to half of the Arctic’s melt might be totally natural

Posted in Science on 15th Mar, 2017 09:46 PM
by Alex Muller
But climate change is still responsible for the rest.

Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

Posted in Business on 29th Mar, 2017 09:15 AM
by Alex Muller
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change.

Emissions cutbacks would drop heat waves in half in 20 years

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2017 01:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Extremely hot weather events would become half as likely to happen.

2017 Is Set to Be the Hottest Year in Recorded History

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2017 04:36 PM
by Alex Muller
As climate change rages on, so do global average temperatures.

Banned industrial solvent sheds new light on methane mystery

Posted in Science on 25th Apr, 2017 09:12 AM
by Alex Muller
Since 2007, scientists have been searching to find the cause of a sudden and unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

Major Report Prompts Warnings That the Arctic Is Unraveling

Posted in Science on 1st May, 2017 07:59 PM
by Alex Muller
The polar region is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the planet.

Climate talks cool on idea of accommodating the US

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2017 01:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Speculation has increased that President Trump may withdraw the America over fears it could hamper his oil and gas reforms.

Scientists say the pace of sea level rise has nearly tripled since 1990, confirming acceleration

Posted in Science on 24th May, 2017 02:53 PM
by Alex Muller
One of the strongest indications yet that a much feared trend of not just sea level rise, but its acceleration, is now underway.

Trump 'poised to quit Paris climate deal'

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2017 06:05 PM
by Alex Muller
US President Donald Trump is poised to pull the country out of the Paris climate accord, US media report, quoting senior officials.

If Waymo could capture 10% of global car miles driven by 2030 then it would have $700 billion valuation

Posted in Software on 1st Jun, 2017 02:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Waymo's value is not being taken into account in Alphabet’s current stock price.

Paris climate deal: Trump pulls US out of 2015 accord

Posted in Science on 2nd Jun, 2017 02:30 PM
by Alex Muller
President Donald Trump has announced that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

Tech leaders defy Trump on climate deal

Posted in Science on 2nd Jun, 2017 02:39 PM
by Alex Muller
The biggest US tech firms are rallying behind the 2015 Paris climate agreement, despite President Trump's decision to leave it.

Apple's Tim Cook confirms self-driving car plans

Posted in Business on 14th Jun, 2017 04:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Apple's chief executive has confirmed it is developing a self-driving car system.

'Very strong' climate change signal in record June heat

Posted in Science on 30th Jun, 2017 02:53 PM
by Alex Muller
The chances of soaring temperatures have been increased by human related climate change.

Three years to prevent dangerous climate change, warn experts

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2017 05:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Since the 1880s, the world’s temperature has risen by about 1C because of greenhouse gases resulting from human activity.

Reconciling predictions of climate change

Posted in Science on 6th Jul, 2017 02:50 PM
by Alex Muller
New framework accounts for conflicting estimates of global temperature increases

California votes to extend cap-and-trade climate law to 2030

Posted in Science on 18th Jul, 2017 11:35 PM
by Alex Muller
California legislators have voted to extend a law to cut carbon emissions, weeks after President Donald Trump said the US would withdraw from the Paris climate accord.

Could 'cocktail geoengineering' save the climate?

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2017 03:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Geoengineering is a catch-all term that refers to various theoretical ideas for altering Earth's energy balance to combat climate change.

Data Shows Summers are Now Either 'Hot' or 'Extremely Hot' Compared to 50 Years Ago

Posted in Science on 1st Aug, 2017 05:24 PM
by Alex Muller
New data by a former NASA climate science demonstrates exactly how the planet's temperatures have risen in the last few decades.

Extreme weather 'could kill up to 152,000 a year' in Europe by 2100

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2017 02:38 PM
by Alex Muller
Extreme weather could kill up to 152,000 people yearly in Europe by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change, scientists say.

Sea Level Rise Is Speeding Up in Parts of the Southeastern U.S.

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2017 04:20 PM
by Alex Muller
A combination of natural factors has driven the rise, but climate change has exacerbated the problem.

Global warming fueled record temperatures in 2016

Posted in Science on 13th Aug, 2017 05:05 PM
by Alex Muller
(NOAA) confirms that 2016 was the third consecutive year of record global heat.

Study Shows How We United to Save The Environment

Posted in Science on 19th Aug, 2017 06:52 PM
by Alex Muller
The historic 1987 treaty to fight the hole in the ozone layer was an international success story.

Window Is Closing to Avoid Dangerous Global Warming

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2017 05:34 PM
by Alex Muller
There's a 50 percent chance that temperatures will rise 4 degrees Celsius under a business-as-usual scenario.

Alphabet is training law enforcement on how to handle self-driving car crashes

Posted in Business on 16th Oct, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet’s self driving car division Waymo has been testing its fleet of robot cars in four states across the US.

Mastercard opens access to its blockchain tech

Posted in Business on 24th Oct, 2017 09:18 PM
by Alex Muller
The payments giant has opened its blockchain APIs to developers to progress work in cross-border transactions.

Tesla unveils a truck and a roadster

Posted in Hardware on 17th Nov, 2017 06:02 PM
by Alex Muller
The long-anticipated Tesla Semi has a range of 500 miles on a single charge.

Nissan unveils Brain to Car communication technology

Posted in Hardware on 10th Jan, 2018 09:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Nissan unveiled research today that will enable vehicles to interpret signals from the driver’s brain, redefining how people interact with their cars.

Can Waymo dominate self driving?

Posted in Business on 22nd Feb, 2018 02:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Waymo has a massive lead in terms of self-driving cars. Waymo has been operating cars for free rides without drivers since November, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ.

Company Sucks Carbon Directly from the Atmosphere to Make Fuel

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2018 09:50 PM
by Alex Muller
A Canadian company is developing cost-effective technology to remove carbon from atmosphere, and convert it into fuel.

Sweden to reach 2030 renewable energy goal in 2018

Posted in Science on 16th Jul, 2018 10:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Sweden is on course to reach one of its renewable energy targets 12 years ahead of schedule, with wind turbines making a 2030 goal achievable in 2018.

Autonomous grocery-delivery service comes to California

Posted in Science on 28th Aug, 2018 07:35 AM
by Alex Muller
The service is currently available to users located in geo-fenced areas throughout the city of San Jose.

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