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2017 April

Two million stars on the move The changing face of our Galaxy is revealed in a new video from ESA’s Gaia mission. The motion of two million stars is traced 5 million years into the future using data from the … Continue reading

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2017 March

Robots in warehouses to jump 15X over next 4 years, but won’t take all the jobs Recent advances in robotics and demand to fill warehouse jobs have led to a “tipping point” in the number of robots used to automate … Continue reading

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2017 January

Building the first universal quantum computers for business and science IBM Q is an industry-first initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computers for business and science. While technologies like AI can find patterns buried in vast amounts of existing … Continue reading

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2016 December

Rhythm of breathing affects memory and fear Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall. “One of the major findings … Continue reading

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2016 November

Water Clouds Over a Rogue Planet Just 7 light-years away from the Sun—practically in our laps in galactic terms—lies an amazing object. Called WISE 0855, it’s not really a star, because it is far too low in mass to ignite … Continue reading

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