Sunday, May 28, 2017

Alexa will now give you medical advice, courtesy of WebMD

Amazon’s Alexa already boasts more than 10,000 skills, but has now added medical advice to its repertoire. WebMD announced today that it’s...

Elon Musk’s Neuralink is not about preventing an AI apocalypse

When news hit yesterday that serial entrepreneur and futurist Elon Musk was investing in a brain chip venture called Neuralink, the billionaire’s...

Watch a GIF of every successful — and failed — SpaceX...

Watch a GIF of every successful — and failed — SpaceX Falcon 9 landing attempt - The Verge

Congress is trying to figure out what to do with the...

Congress is trying to figure out what to do with the International Space Station after 2024 - The Verge

Watch SpaceX launch a communications satellite on its Falcon 9 rocket...

Tonight, in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, SpaceX plans to launch one of its Falcon 9 rockets from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...

Crayfish get drunk faster when they’ve been hanging out with friends

Young crayfish can get drunk — and they get drunk a lot faster when they’ve been hanging out with their friends, new...

SpaceX is pushing back the target launch date for its first...

Last year, SpaceX announced a bold plan to launch its Dragon spacecraft to Mars as soon as 2018 — in what would...

When science outreach means tweeting carcass photos

For Anne Hilborn, the drive to tweet about cheetah poop and hyena sex began in 2014. That’s when she went on a...

A House committee thinks your boss should be able to see...

What’s protecting us from a future where we have to share our genetic information with our job? Not much, at least legally....