An experimental therapy successfully treats patients who hear voices in their head by having them create digital avatars of the audio hallucinations.
Fatih Akin has first-hand experience of strong cultural cross-winds. Ethnically Turkish and raised in Germany, he has made many films dealing with sudden dislocation and how people respond to it.
A machine learning algorithm has shown it can discover planets from weak signals overlooked in the Kepler spacecraft’s database.
Rather than one layer at a time, this method creates an entire object all at once, using lasers.
A predictive-keyboard app has just written an utterly crazy new Harry Potter chapter and the internet loves it.
Elon Musk expresses some support for President Trump's new space plans.
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The cryptocurrency bitcoin has been surging in the stock market. How does bitcoin work and will its success last?
A 1947 U.N. resolution called for Jerusalem to be an international city.
But could hackers abscond with your genetic information?
This discovery may also help us develop novel drugs for Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, and ADHD.
AI has identified six new dolphin clicks we never knew existed.
A team of researchers reverses the arrow of time in quantum experiments.
The case of a 7-year-old Australian boy who was supposed to lose sight at two weeks old but can still see has stunned scientists.
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Researchers create a new form of matter, first theorized 50 years ago.
The first component of a planned “space kingdom” has been launched into orbit.
Optical computers would be extremely fast, more energy efficient, and could store far more information than electronic ones.
How far back in time would you need to travel to find a common human ancestor of people living today? The answer is surprisingly recent.
UC Berkeley researchers create a robot that learns by playing and can predict the future of its actions.