A meta-narrative in which a young man enters a philosophical fitness program called The Abs*Tract, based on a mystical treatise containing the core truths, and experiences massive gains in knowledge and understanding, all while getting ripped abs. But wait, there's more...
Image: Lappeenranta University of Technology A staggering fact is that motors and motor driven systems account for between 43 percent and 46 percent of all global electricity consumption. Needless to say, if electric motors could be made to run more efficiently, energy consumption would fall.
As much as speaker technology has progressed in the years since music became amplified, the way in which we listen to music hasn't changed very much. The m
Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering is continuing development of a lightweight, soft exosuit for DARPA's Warrior Web program, which is aimed at creating technologies that mitigate musculoskeletal injuries among warfighters while improving performance.
The idea that "Climate science is settled" runs through today's popular and policy discussions. Unfortunately, that claim is misguided. It has not only distorted our public and policy debates on issues related to energy, greenhouse-gas emissions and the environment. But it also has inhibited the scientific and policy discussions that we need to have about our climate future.
Gathered around an enclosure at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine in North Carolina in 2008, Anthony Atala and his colleagues watched anxiously to see if two rabbits would have sex. The suspense was short-lived: within a minute of being put together, the male mounted the female and successfully mated.
On Friday we had an astronaut (who probability doesn't want to be named) in class (collage) as a guest speaker. One of the things (s)he said was...
Many opponents of genetic engineering and other technologies often say that it is better to let nature take its course, instead of interfering...
I read that over 48% jobs will be gone within the next few decades. What jobs will they be and what few jobs will emerge '
SciShow explains a new breakthrough in our battle against pathogens: nano magnets that clean the blood! ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids?
Ray Kurzweil, author of How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, is interviewed by Jim Fleming, Peabody Award-winning host of Public Radio International's To the Best of Our Knowledge. In his book, Kurzweil presents a provocative exploration of the limitless potential of reverse engineering the human brain.
Voice-activated technology is so vulnerable to attack that users should immediately disable speech recognition on all their devices, a security researcher at AVG has warned. Yuval Ben-Itzhak, chief technology officer at the anti-virus company, has carried out several experiments which revealed the new techniques hackers might use to gain control of [...]