Report: Pentagon Working to Use AI to Supplement Defense

The Pentagon's latest research project is working on bridging the gap between a machine that learns from data and one that adds new insights, Defense One reported. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in July launched "Artificial Intelligence Exploration" to develop AI tools that will bring reasoning and contextual More...

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By SLPundit On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Report: Warmer Sea Depths Contributing to Arctic Ice Melt

Warm water trapped below the surface of the Arctic seas north of Canada could potentially leave the entire area free of ice, scientists say. In findings published in the journal Science Advances, researchers at More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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Pentagon Slams EPA's Science Proposal

The Pentagon is panning an EPA plan to restrict the use of scientific research in writing new regulations, Greenwire reported Tuesday. In comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal, Patricia More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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NPR: Robotic Burger Restaurant Opening in San Francisco

A restaurant featuring a robotic burger-maker, Creator, is slated to open in San Francisco this September, promising to revolutionize the culinary arts and make food preparation a healthier endeavor, as NPR reported. Alex More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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AI Revolution: China Unveils Robot Doctors, Teachers, Soldiers

China’s “robot revolution” is reportedly pouring out bots to diagnose illnesses, teach and go to war. At the World Robot Conference, which ends Sunday, an array of machines showed how technology More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Study: Flushing Contact Lenses Adds to Microplastic Pollution

Research has found treated waste water has been shown unable to reliably filter out contact lenses, so those who flush their lenses down the toilet are contributing microplastic pollution, according to The New More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Cox Survey: Support for Self-Driving Cars Declines

Almost half of Americans would not purchase a fully automated vehicle, part of a trend of declining support for self-driving cars in a new survey. Key results in the Cox Automotive survey on the use of autonomous More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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Report: New-Age Tech Might Equip Soldiers in Spider Silk

The U.S. military might be outfitting virtual spider men, as researchers believe spider silk can help make combat gear lighter and cooler, according to Business Insider. "Tougher than Kevlar and more flexible More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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Report: Scientists Find 'Hydrogen Wall' at End of Solar System

The end of our solar system might be marked by a "hydrogen wall," according to measurements by the New Horizon's spacecraft, Gizmodo reported. "We assume there's something extra out there, More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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SpaceX Hosts Gathering to Discuss Mars Colonization

SpaceX is secretly gathering with officials from the public and private sectors this week to discuss future Mars colonization. According to Ars Technica, the conference is happening at the University of Colorado More...