Science and society

Divers are attempting to regrow Great Barrier Reef with electricity

HIV and AIDS - Sat, 2018-09-22 21:00
It may be possible to restore damaged parts of the Great Barrier Reef by electrically stimulating coral fragments grown on underwater metal frames

10 mysteries of the universe: Is Earth in a special place?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 17:00
From Copernicus on, we’ve resisted the idea that Earth has a special place in the cosmos. Whisper it, but recent discoveries suggest that’s not the whole truth
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Infinity war: The ongoing battle over the world’s hardest maths proof

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 16:00
The new claims are a blow for the theory – but the ongoing saga of a fiendish 500-page proof could expose fundamental flaws in the way mathematicians work
Categories: Science and society

Infinity war: The ongoing battle over the world’s hardest maths proof

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2018-09-21 16:00
The new claims are a blow for the theory – but the ongoing saga of a fiendish 500-page proof could expose fundamental flaws in the way mathematicians work

Stupid AI: How humans can stop machines from falling for visual tricks

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 14:00
Adversarial images that trick computers into seeing what isn’t there are a big problem for AI – but mimicking human perception might provide a fix
Categories: Science and society

Stupid AI: How humans can stop machines from falling for visual tricks

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2018-09-21 14:00
Adversarial images that trick computers into seeing what isn’t there are a big problem for AI – but mimicking human perception might provide a fix

Why your brain is hardwired to be bad at economics – and how to fix it

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 13:00
We have evolved intuitions about the economy and globalisation that aren’t just wrong, they are damaging our futures. Fortunately, some clear thinking can protect you
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Video: Meet the low carbon pioneers — Kathrina Mannion

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 11:00
The world needs more energy but delivered with fewer carbon emissions. Embracing that dual challenge is the way BP thinks about every aspect of its business, says Kathrina Mannion
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A tiny robotic capsule could roam your intestines and suck up mucus

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 11:00
A small robot could travel through your gut and collect mucus in a vacuum bag to help make diagnosing stomach diseases safer and less painful
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A tiny robotic capsule could roam your intestines and suck up mucus

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2018-09-21 11:00
A small robot could travel through your gut and collect mucus in a vacuum bag to help make diagnosing stomach diseases safer and less painful

Famed mathematician claims proof of 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 10:15
Michael Atiyah, a famed UK mathematician, claims that he has a "simple proof" of the Riemann hypothesis, a key unsolved question about the nature of prime numbers
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Famed mathematician claims proof of 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2018-09-21 10:15
Michael Atiyah, a famed UK mathematician, claims that he has a "simple proof" of the Riemann hypothesis, a key unsolved question about the nature of prime numbers

Subliminal messages can make you forget memories without realising

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2018-09-21 08:00
Being told not to remember something makes you less likely to remember it in future – and now a study has found this can happen without you even realising it

Zapping your guts with electricity can help relieve constipation

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2018-09-21 08:00
Passing a gentle electric current through the abdomen encourages bowel movements in people with chronic constipation, a clinical trial has found

Zapping your guts with electricity can help relieve constipation

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 08:00
Passing a gentle electric current through the abdomen encourages bowel movements in people with chronic constipation, a clinical trial has found
Categories: Science and society

Subliminal messages can make you forget memories without realising

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-21 08:00
Being told not to remember something makes you less likely to remember it in future – and now a study has found this can happen without you even realising it
Categories: Science and society

Earliest known animal was a half-billion-year-old underwater blob

HIV and AIDS - Thu, 2018-09-20 20:00
The weird ‘Ediacaran’ fossils have stumped scientists for decades - now fat molecules found inside some of them confirm they are the most ancient animals we know

Earliest known animal was a half-billion-year-old underwater blob

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-09-20 20:00
The weird ‘Ediacaran’ fossils have stumped scientists for decades - now fat molecules found inside some of them confirm they are the most ancient animals we know
Categories: Science and society

Divers are attempting to regrow Great Barrier Reef with electricity

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:00
It may be possible to restore damaged parts of the Great Barrier Reef by electrically stimulating coral fragments grown on underwater metal frames
Categories: Science and society

Octopuses taking MDMA get all huggy and loved-up with each other

HIV and AIDS - Thu, 2018-09-20 17:00
Octopuses respond to ecstasy in the same way as we do, suggesting the basis for social behaviour evolved more than 500 million years ago