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Using Science and Humanities to Step Back in Time
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Using Science and Humanities to Step Back in Time

Researchers from the University of California San Diego traveled to Turin, Italy to digitally map an entire portion of the city—complete with historic architecture...

One Hour of Video Gaming Can Increase the Brain's Ability to Focus
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One Hour of Video Gaming Can Increase the Brain's Ability to Focus

Students who spent one hour playing video games demonstrated improved visual selective attention and changes in brain activity.

Girls Who Code at Fashion Week
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Girls Who Code at Fashion Week

Women's knitwear brand PH5 has been working with Girls Who Code to design a sweater with a special code on it. "We have to change the image of what a coder looks...

Mourning John Perry Barlow, the Bard of the Internet
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Mourning John Perry Barlow, the Bard of the Internet

When I first met John Perry Barlow, we became instant soulmates. While that sentence is true for me, it also applies to probably 10,000 other people.

How Intel Creates Its Dazzling Drone Light Shows
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How Intel Creates Its Dazzling Drone Light Shows

After the lights went dark in the Monte Carlo resort's Park Theater, a buzzing army of 110 small drones with flickering red lights started to float up to the ceiling...

The Follower Factory
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The Follower Factory

The real Jessica Rychly is a Minnesota teenager with a broad smile and wavy hair. She likes reading and the rapper Post Malone.

The Emotional Chatbots Are Here to Probe Our Feelings
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The Emotional Chatbots Are Here to Probe Our Feelings

When Eugenia Kuyda created her chatbot, Replika, she wanted it to stand out among the voice assistants and home robots that had begun to take root in peoples lives...

5 Ways Election Interference Could (and Probably Will) Worsen in 2018 and Beyond
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5 Ways Election Interference Could (and Probably Will) Worsen in 2018 and Beyond

If you thought 2016 was bad, just wait for the sequel.

How Pixar's Cartoon Cheese Led to a Smarter View of Science
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How Pixar's Cartoon Cheese Led to a Smarter View of Science

Ten years ago, a chunk of animated cheese in Pixar's "Ratatouille" captured the imagination of cell biologist Janet Iwasa. So much so that it changed the way she...

Casinos Bet on Smoothie Slots, Desperate to Lure Millennials
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Casinos Bet on Smoothie Slots, Desperate to Lure Millennials

It's one of the big dilemmas facing the $70 billion U.S. casino industry—how to get people in their 20s and 30s to play slot machines as much as their parents or...

Computer Scientist Claims Clues to Deciphering Mysterious Voynich Manuscript
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Computer Scientist Claims Clues to Deciphering Mysterious Voynich Manuscript

Greg Kondrack, a computer scientist at the University of Alberta, says he's used artificial intelligence to help decipher the mysterious medieval Voynich manuscript...

8 Overly Confident, Mostly Pessimistic Predictions About Tech in 2018
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8 Overly Confident, Mostly Pessimistic Predictions About Tech in 2018

It was a very strange year for technology companies. They have become a "bipartisan whipping boy," a new sexist institution, responsible for the muddying of the...

The Best Toys That Teach Kids How to Code
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The Best Toys That Teach Kids How to Code

If you're looking for the perfect gift for children eager to learn the basics of coding, or want to give a little one a heads up when they get to logic and problem...

China's Selfie Obsession
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China's Selfie Obsession

HoneyCC likes to say that she scarcely remembers the last time someone called her by her given name, Lin Chuchu.

Geeks Are Using Science to Make the Best Chocolate Ever
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Geeks Are Using Science to Make the Best Chocolate Ever

A new movement called bean-to-bar chocolate is fueled by the tech world. One company used A/B testing to develop a methodology for creating amazing chocolate.  ...

Carnegie Mellon Reveals Inner Workings of Victorious AI
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Carnegie Mellon Reveals Inner Workings of Victorious AI

Libratus, an artificial intelligence that defeated four top professional poker players in no-limit Texas Hold'em earlier this year, uses a three-pronged approach...

Plunge Into a (virtual Reality) Black Hole
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Plunge Into a (virtual Reality) Black Hole

Imagine, in the frigid depths of space, a pair of immense black holes crashing together so violently that they shake the fabric of space and time.

From the Arctic's Melting Ice, an Unexpected Digital Hub
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From the Arctic's Melting Ice, an Unexpected Digital Hub

This is one of the most remote towns in the United States, a small gravel spit on the northwest coast of Alaska, more than 3,700 miles from New York City. Icy seas...

AI Is Dreaming Up New Kinds of Video Games
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AI Is Dreaming Up New Kinds of Video Games

Michael Cook, a 30-year-old senior research fellow at the University of Falmouth, has built an AI capable of imagining new video games from scratch.

Your STEM Toy Shopping List
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Your STEM Toy Shopping List

A K-12 STEM education expert recommends holiday gifts for the engineeringly-inclined.
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