Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Science
Latest

Dog opens door. What’s the big deal? A robot dog: Rose Law Group Notable Videoable

Posted by   /  February 13, 2018  /  Off-Beat News, PHOTOS/CARTOONS, Science  /  No Comments

Related: Robot vs football: automatons struggle to perform on the pitch – video

Read More →
Latest

Robots, the future errand-runners of Arizona?

Posted by   /  February 8, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Science  /  No Comments

Lawmakers debate feasibility of ‘personal delivery devices’ By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Sun It doesn’t have the personality of WALL-E. It doesn’t possess the communication skills of the small waste-collecting robot of Pixar film fame, either. But Arizonans could soon find themselves sharing the sidewalks with armies of small six-wheeled automated […]

Read More →
Latest

An Apple a day might hurt children’s brains

Posted by   /  January 9, 2018  /  Featured News, Health Care, Media and Entertainment, Science  /  No Comments

By David Gelles | The New York Times A creator of the iPhone called the device “addictive.” A Twitter founder said the “internet is broken.” An early Facebook investor raised questions about the social network’s impact on children’s brains. Now, two of the biggest investors on Wall Street have asked Apple to study the health […]

Read More →
Latest

[SUNDAY FEATURE-EDITORIAL] Using thought to control machines

Posted by   /  January 7, 2018  /  Featured News, Science  /  No Comments

Brain-computer interfaces may change what it means to be human (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) The Economist Technologies are often billed as transformative. For William Kochevar, the term is justified. Mr Kochevar is paralyzed below the shoulders after a cycling accident, yet has managed to feed himself by his own […]

Read More →
Latest

How robots will break politics

Posted by   /  January 5, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Science  /  No Comments

Automation is dramatically reshaping the workforce, but we’ve barely begun to grapple with how it will reshape society By Ryan Avent | POLITICO For those of us who have lived in relatively placid times, it is hard to believe that American politics could become more chaotic than it is today. But far beyond allegations of […]

Read More →
Latest

The embodiment of Artificial Intelligence: What to watch in science this year

Posted by   /  January 4, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

  By Alison Snyder Eileen Drage O’Reilly and Erin Ross | Axios Space observatories and probes will be launched. Gene editing is expected to move further into medicine. And immunotherapies for treating cancer need to be evaluated to figure out how they work and whether more people can benefit from them. Here are seven science […]

Read More →
Latest

[OPINION] Allhands: What Google Maps’ crazy level of detail means for Arizona

Posted by   /  January 2, 2018  /  Real Estate, Science  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)   Joanna Allhands: The insane amount of detail on Google Maps has real-life business implications. And they could come to life on Phoenix-area streets. By Joanna Allhands, opinion columnist | The Republic Cartographer Justin O’Beirne has noticed something revolutionary on Google Maps: Buildings. Google has mapped countless buildings […]

Read More →
Latest

Where you park might indicate how you vote

Posted by   /  January 1, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Science  /  No Comments

By Steve Lohr | The New York Times What vehicle is most strongly associated with Republican voting districts? Extended-cab pickup trucks. For Democratic districts? Sedans. Those conclusions may not be particularly surprising. After all, market researchers and political analysts have studied such things for decades. But what is surprising is how researchers working on an […]

Read More →
Latest

[SCIENCE] Arizona rancher on Mexico border breeding sustainable cattle

Posted by   /  December 30, 2017  /  Science, Water  /  No Comments

By Shayla Hyde | Cronkite News he road turns from a dusty brown to a deep, red clay along the road to Buena Vista Ranch, where cattle rancher Dean Fish raises commercial cattle near Nogales. Green vegetation dots the desert for miles from Fish’s ranch headquarters to the ranch’s edge on the Arizona-Mexico border. Black Angus […]

Read More →
Latest

The science stories that mattered most in 2017

Posted by   /  December 29, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

Axios Sometimes the value of scientific research and the implications of how science is done and regarded aren’t understood for years. Still, some science stories from the past year stood out. From colliding neutron stars to DNA editing to that visitor from another solar system, here are our choices for the top stories of 2017: […]

Read More →