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NASA’s quote to get human beings back to the moon video

NASA’s quote to get human beings back to the moon video

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What Is The Evolutionary Reason That Human Beings Are Ticklish?

What Is The Evolutionary Reason That Human Beings Are Ticklish?

What is the evolutionary reason why humans are ticklish, especially young children? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Fabian van den Berg, Neuroscientist, on Quora: Ticklish humans and animals. There are a few ideas about why humans…
These strolling robots might assist people get again on their ft once more

These strolling robots might assist people get again on their ft...

Watching a robot trip and fall makes my heart sink. The worst part about it? I'm the one responsible. I'm standing in a Pasadena, California, lab filled with bipedal (or two legged) robots. A researcher challenges me to try and trip a 5-foot, semihumanoid robot called Amber that's walking on a treadmill. It's attached with…
No, Particle Accelerators Will Not Damage the World, However Human Beings May

No, Particle Accelerators Will Not Damage the World, However Human Beings...

The future could be glorious or grim, and the gust of wind that tips things one way or another is us — the humans of the 21st century. "The stakes are very high this century," said British cosmologist Martin Rees. "It's the first century when human beings … can determine the planet's future." [10 Technologies…
Images of the lively drowsy life on Japan’s ‘Feline Island,’ where felines surpass human beings 8 to 1

Images of the lively drowsy life on Japan’s ‘Feline Island,’ where...

Flickr/Sayoko Shimoyama Just off the coast of Japan there is an island called Aoshima, which is also known as "Cat Island." The tiny fishing village is home to more than 140 cats, which roam around napping, playing, and snagging snacks from residents and tourists. They outnumber humans 8 to 1. The cats were originally brought…
‘AI is extremely, extremely foolish,’ states Google’s AI leader, a minimum of compared to human beings

‘AI is extremely, extremely foolish,’ states Google’s AI leader, a minimum...

Andrew Moore, VP of AI for Google Cloud, speaks at a Google AI event. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET The hype over artificial intelligence is getting pretty hot, so here's a splash of cold water from none other than the leader of AI for Google's cloud division. "AI is currently very, very stupid," said Andrew Moore,…
How Unlocking Shark Blood Tricks Assists People

How Unlocking Shark Blood Tricks Assists People

"What is so special about a shark's immune system?" That was the question posed to scientist Dr. Helen Dooley, who studies the evolution of the immune system. Much of her work focuses on understanding the immune responses of sharks, skates, rays, and chimera. "Basically, cartilaginous fishes are the furthest we can go back in evolutionary…
Glacial Epoch ‘Unicorn’ May Have Lived Along With Modern Human Beings

Glacial Epoch ‘Unicorn’ May Have Lived Along With Modern Human Beings

A burly "unicorn" that once plodded over grasslands in Siberia was around for much longer than once thought — long enough to have roamed the land at the same time as modern humans. This one-horned native of the steppes, Elasmotherium sibiricum, was a hefty, furry beast in the rhino family that weighed nearly 4 tons…
David Attenborough Alerts That Earth Has Actually Gone Into ‘Age of People’

David Attenborough Alerts That Earth Has Actually Gone Into ‘Age of...

Prince William talks with British naturalist Sir David Attenborough during a plenary session during the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 22, 2019. Credit: Gian Ehrenzeller/EPA-EFE/Rex/Shutterstock Famous British naturalist Sir David Attenborough had words of warning for the economic heavyweights gathered in Davos, Switzerland, this week: Climate change…
10 Remarkable Things We Found Out About Human Beings in 2018

10 Remarkable Things We Found Out About Human Beings in 2018

Wrinkles may be more than just a sign of aging — they could signal heart-disease risk. In August, researchers from France presented a study that found that people with numerous, deep forehead wrinkles were more likely to die from heart disease, compared with people of a similar age without forehead wrinkles. The exact reason for…

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