Science

  • Geologic Wonder: See the Grand Canyon from Space

    Helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon can provide a bird's-eye view of the iconic landmark. But that's nothing compared to what astronauts see as they zip over northern Arizona in the International Space Station. In a new image taken from orbit, the Grand Canyon is visible slicing through the Kaibab…

    LiveScience.com
  • M.I.T.’s Alex Pentland: Measuring Idea Flows to Accelerate Innovation

    Alex Pentland says data, sensors and smartphones are opening the door to what he calls “social physics.” It is the subject of his new book, about the implications of being able to monitor and measure the ...

    The New York Times
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  • Land Rover's Classic SUV Is Getting A Major Makeover

    A quarter century after the debut of the...

    Business Insider
  • French parliament bans cultivation of GM maize

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's lower house of parliament adopted a law on Tuesday prohibiting the cultivation of any variety of genetically modified maize, saying it posed a risk to the environment. France adopted a decree last month to halt the planting of Monsanto's insect-resistant MON810 maize, the…

    Reuters
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    Land Rover Discovery Vision concept (16 photos)

    Unveiled on the deck of the USS Intrepid in New York, the Land Rover Discovery Vision concept offers a preview of where Land Rover will expand its family of SUVs in the years to come. Sleek almost to the point of simple on the outside, the Discovery Vision concept brims with out-there tech ideas,…

    Yahoo Autos
  • Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves

    By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously thought to…

    Reuters
  • Infosys says staff exodus a worry after fourth quarter profits beat estimates

    By Soham Chatterjee and Nivedita Bhattacharjee BANGALORE/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Staff left India's second largest IT services exporter Infosys Ltd at an unprecedented pace in the last quarter, worrying its management and raising investors' concerns about its ability to win lucrative contracts even as…

    Reuters
  • Dwarf Planet Discovery Could Help Show Life's Spread Through Solar System

    On March 26, researchers announced the discovery of 2012 VP133, an estimated 280-mile wide (450-kilometer) object that lies just beyond the Kuiper Belt of icy objects that swarm outside of Neptune's orbit. The new object is nicknamed "Biden" after the vice-president of the United States, because…

    SPACE.com
  • Take Professional Looking Photos With Your Phone

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  • Google to acquire drone-maker Titan Aerospace

    Titan's solar-powered drones will help Google collect aerial images.

    USA TODAY
  • The Next Chapter In The Cloud Brokerage Story - CME Tech Used To Launch An Exchange

    Whenever an item becomes commonplace (some might use the word "commoditized") we see marketplaces and brokerages rise up to make money from this commoditization. Cloud computing is an area in which brokerages have been long talked about (ever since vendor Enomaly launched its ultimately ill-fated,…

    Forbes
  • Bad Moon Rising? Preacher Ties Blood Moons to Biblical Prophecies

    Now, a popular televangelist from San Antonio named John Hagee has stated that the four lunar eclipses scheduled to begin this month — also known as "blood moons" — are a sign that biblical prophecies are about to come true, as detailed in his book, "Four Blood Moons: Something Is About to Change"…

    LiveScience.com
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    Did You Miss The Blood Moon? Here Is The Only GIF You Need To See!

    Those who stayed up into early Tuesday morning saw something strange in the sky. Instead of the familiar black-and-white moon, there was a red sphere that had a haunting quality to it. Thankfully we were expecting it, due to all the press leading up to this so-called blood moon , which happens…

    Wochit
  • Huge New York Development Project Becomes a Data Science Lab

    The developers of the Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s West Side are forming a partnership with the researchers at N.Y.U.’s Center for Urban Science and Progress to create a “quantified community” that uses ...

    The New York Times
  • There Will Be a Blood Moon Out Tomorrow Morning

    Moon watchers and night owls have a treat coming in the early hours of tomorrow: a blood moon!

    The Atlantic Wire
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  • 'Civilization: Beyond Earth' looks to the future

    Sid Meier, creator of the long-running "Civilization" series and its space-faring spin-off "Alpha Centauri," returns with "Civilization: Beyond Earth."

    AFP Relax News
  • Unhappy Workers Name Their Biggest Complaints

    The study revealed a number of reasons why employees are contemplating finding something better. In addition, 16 percent feel they don't have the right skills or education to move on.

    LiveScience.com
  • Elusive 'Exotic Hadron' Particles Confirmed

    The existence of exotic hadrons — a type of matter that doesn't fit within the traditional model of particle physics — has now been confirmed, scientists say. Researchers working on the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) collaboration at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) in…

    LiveScience.com
  • It only took 35 years for flesh-eating bacteria to become an infectious terror

    All it took for flesh-eating bacteria to go from harmless organisms to gruesome infectious pathogens was four mutations and about 35 years. Despite its name, flesh-eating bacteria — a type of streptococcus — doesn't consume flesh. "One of the major proteins is an active ingredient in Adolph's meat…

    The Verge
  • Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1,000-year-old historic find

    For 46 years, a canoe thought to date to the 1700s sat in the back of a display case as a minor exhibit at a small museum run by a volunteer historical group in Minnesota. But this week, archaeologists who conducted radio carbon tests on the canoe said it was crafted almost 1,000 years ago, making…

    Reuters
  • Joseph Kennedy III Blasts GOP Efforts To Advance 'Selective Science'

    Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) denounced House GOP efforts to advance “selective science” in an interview with The Boston Globe on Monday, in which he targeted a recent Republican proposal to slash millions of dollars in federal funding for social science research and control which projects get funded.…

    Huffington Post
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