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Soon, Your Windows Could Power Your Home

High-Tech Windows Light streaming through windows can do a lot more than brighten up a room. Adding silicon nanoparticles to the glass could allow our windows to harvest energy while filling our homes with cheery rays of sunlight. CLICK TO VIEW FULL INFOGRAPHIC Researchers have been working for a while on ways to incorporate energy-harvesting technology into […]

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Tesla Has Reduced Electricity Costs for Homeowners by 92%

The Powerwall Imagine living in a four-bedroom house with a large array of appliances that are driven by a whole lot of electricity. After adding up the costs to power your home in previous years, you find that you’d been spending approximately $2,289 annually. But a year ago you installed one of Tesla’s new Powerwalls, […]

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Artificially Intelligent Entities Are Allowing Doctors to Save Lives

A Better Way to Diagnose A study from the University of Michigan Medical School and Harvard University has concluded that artificial intelligence (AI) can help doctors diagnose brain tumors more quickly and more accurately. The team of physicians and scientists used deep learning to analyze 100 different brain tissue samples and accurately classify most of […]

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The Future of Medicine is Artificial Intelligences And a Virtual World

Will we have Matrix-like small surgical robots? Will they pull in and out organs from patients’ bodies? The scene is not impossible. It looks like we have come a long way from ancient Egypt, where doctors performed invasive surgeries as far back as 3,500 years ago. Only two years ago, NASA teamed up with American […]

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Everything You Need to Know About NASA’s Epic 7-Planet Discovery Today

Alien Worlds It wasn’t too long ago that we thought Earth was the only habitable planet in the universe. But recent advancements in space technology have led to the discovery of one exoplanet after another, leading to the conclusion that life must exist outside of Earth. To date, astronomers have identified a few alien planets that could […]

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This Chip Costs One Cent and Can Diagnose Everything From Cancer to HIV

Cheap, Good, and Fast What do you get when you combine an inkjet printer, 20 minutes, a penny, and a drive to fight global health inequality? Medical diagnostics magic. A team of Stanford engineers have developed an alternative diagnostic method that may be a potential solution to medical diagnostic inaccessibility in developing countries. Their research, […]

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“Cyborg” Brain Electrodes Could Help the Paralyzed Walk Again

Glassy Carbon Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) are more advanced now than they’ve ever been, thanks mostly to research that has improved our understanding of how our brains works. BCIs make it possible for thoughts to be translated into machine commands. This has given hope to people suffering from neurodegenerative diseases or those that require the use of […]

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New Research Could Rewrite Physics From the Ground Up

What Do We Know? From the giants in the night sky to the very particles that make us, us — everything involves physics’ theory: The Standard Model. Currently, the Standard Model describes elementary particles that are known as the “building blocks” of matter. These particles are seen in two basic types: quarks and leptons. Each type has […]

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Norway Says All Cars in the Country Will Be 100% Electric

100 Percent Electric By 2025, all of the cars on Norway’s roads could be electric. That’s just eight years away—and if the target seems a little ambitious, it should be noted that the country is already well on its way toward this goal. Electric vehicle (EV) sales already comprise 37 percent of Norway’s car market. […]