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The US Department of Energy and IBM unveiled Summit, America’s latest supercomputer, which is expected to bring the title of the world’s most powerful computer back to America from China.
Alexandra Elbakyan runs Sci-Hub, a website with over 64 million academic papers available for free to anybody in the world. (Long read ...)
When fellow scientists critiqued Mark Jacobson, he took their dispute to court.
Pour some sugar (science) on meeeee.
Leaders in the fields of AI and robotics, including Elon Musk and Google DeepMind’s Mustafa Suleyman, have signed a letter calling on the United Nations to ban lethal autonomous weapons.
Female engineers who work at Facebook may face gender bias that prevents their code from being accepted at the same rate as male counterparts, according to internal company studies disclosed today.
It’s a bloodbath.
President Donald Trump plans to change to slash spending on basic science by 10.5 percent in 2018.
HBO has released the first teaser for its upcoming film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The story of Henrietta Lacks was documented in Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 book of the same title.
Researchers at Stanford University have created an AI algorithm that can identify skin cancer as well as a professional doctor.
Rejecting Trump’s science gag order, anonymous NPS Twitter accounts are still going.
A tribute to an old video game and to the greatest scientists in history.
Apple announced today the launch of CareKit, a new open source software platform that allows people to develop their own health care apps.
DeepMind’s stunning victories over Go legend Lee Se-dol have stoked excitement over artificial intelligence’s potential more than any event in recent memory.
Giving the same information to multiple scientific teams can lead to very different conclusions, a report published today in Nature shows.