All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘scientific research’

Doomsday Clock Still Set At Five Minutes To Midnight

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced that the Doomsday Clock remains set at exactly five minutes until midnight. However, the Doomsday Clock doesn’t quite denote its name, but rather a ‘visual metaphor’ expressing the danger of a “civilization-threatening technological catastrophe.” According to CBS News, the board conducts an annual analysis of …

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Spray Paint Battery Could Turn Any Surface Into Power Storage

Researchers at Rice University have developed a battery that can be spray-painted. The lithium-ion battery can be painted onto nearly any surface, and is rechargeable. The battery is spray-painted in layers, with each layer representing a part of a traditional battery. The study of this technology has been published today in Nature‘s online journal Scientific Reports. “This means traditional packaging …

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Bing Researchers Set Phasers for “Amaze” at IEEE Conference

After a week of conferences and presentations, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’s annual Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition is wrapping up today. If that’s a little too advanced for your awareness, it’s the yearly conference where some of the brightest minds in the field of search and machine learning gather to present their research …

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Researchers Confirm that Alaska is not Facing the Wrath of an Alien Blob

The appearance of a strange orange goo in an Alaskan village led many to spout rumors that the substance was extraterrestrial and toxic. For the past year scientific researchers have analyzed the goo and formulated theories as to its exact makeup: “researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) first believed that the weird goo was created by millions …

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