(tal vez demasiada) Tecnología

PI-RADOS | Another Day In The Lab

"Hoy es el día π. A muchos esto no os dirá nada, pero yo voy a celebrarlo igualmente con una entrada por dos buenas razones. La primera es que es mi número favorito, soy un πrado. ¿Desde cuándo? No consigo... Seguir leyendo →

Inside the Artificial Universe That Creates Itself – The Atlantic

"Every particle in the universe is accounted for. The precise shape and position of every blade of grass on every planet has been calculated. Every snowflake and every raindrop has been numbered. On the screen before us, mountains rise sharply... Seguir leyendo →

Time crystals are a new phase of matter – Business Insider

"For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals — strange crystals that have an atomic structure that repeats not just in space, but in time, putting them in constant oscillation without energy. Now it's... Seguir leyendo →

Graphene’s superconductive power has finally been unlocked, and it’s crazier than we expected – ScienceAlert

"It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with zero resistance. Last year, physicists managed to do this by doping graphene with calcium atoms, but this... Seguir leyendo →

Mathematical Model Reveals the Patterns of How Innovations Arise

"Innovation is one of the driving forces in our world. The constant creation of new ideas and their transformation into technologies and products forms a powerful cornerstone for 21st century society. Indeed, many universities and institutes, along with regions such as... Seguir leyendo →

First test of rival to Einstein’s gravity kills off dark matter | New Scientist

"A controversial approach to gravity that challenges Albert Einstein and suggests dark matter doesn’t exist has passed its first test. The vast majority of physicists agree that gravity acts according to rules laid down in Isaac Newton’s law of gravitation... Seguir leyendo →

Google’s DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream – ExtremeTech

"Following in the wake of recent neuroscientific discoveries revealing the importance of dreams for memory consolidation, Google’s AI company DeepMind is pioneering a new technology which allows robots to dream in order to improve their rate of learning.  Not surprisingly... Seguir leyendo →

Newly evolved bacteria can bond silicon to carbon with ease – Business Insider

"Scientists have coaxed life to do something it has never done before: bond silicon to carbon. You're probably already familiar with a few products products that use carbon-silicon, or organosilicon: glues, caulks, and pesticides, to name a few. But the... Seguir leyendo →

New, Groundbreaking Revelation Brings Us Closer to Nuclear Fusion

"Researchers from the U.S. DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University may have solved the mystery surrounding magnetic reconnection, bringing us one step closer to better solar flare prediction and (pmost notably) problems surrounding  nuclear fusion containment. Ultimately, this... Seguir leyendo →

“Las farmacéuticas impiden el desarrollo de nuevas terapias contra el cáncer” | Ciencia | EL PAÍS

"Los grandes proyectos de secuenciación del genoma del cáncer iniciados hace una década han demostrado que cada tipo de tumor es tan diferente de otro a nivel genético y molecular que parecen enfermedades distintas. Esa heterogeneidad también se da dentro... Seguir leyendo →

Physics tweak solves five of the biggest problems in one go | New Scientist

"It’s not a bad day at work. Five of the biggest fundamental problems in physics seem sorted in one go. The model that can do this, formulated by Guillermo Ballesteros at the University of Paris-Saclay in France and his colleagues, may explain... Seguir leyendo →

Astronomers Detect Strange Star Signals That Are “Probably” Aliens Making Contact | Big Think

"Two Canadian astronomers published a study that claims an anomaly in the pulsing of a group of stars is possibly evidence of an alien civilization. It’s easy to be skeptical of any such proposals but the scientists really do consider... Seguir leyendo →

The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle May Finally Be Solved | Big Think

"One of life’s great mysteries, the Bermuda Triangle might have finally found an explanation. This strange region, that lies in the North Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda, Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico, has been the presumed cause of dozens and... Seguir leyendo →

Researchers just accidentally discovered a process that turns CO2 directly into ethanol | Physics-Astronomy

"If researchers can a way to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into useable fuel - and if that’s achievable at an industrial scale - it would, literally, change the world. Just last month, scientists declared that we hit the maximum levels... Seguir leyendo →

Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells | Popular Science

"Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and... Seguir leyendo →

E.T. Phones Earth? 1,500 Years Until Contact, Experts Estimate

"Aliens may be mediocre just like Earthlings, which could explain why humanity hasn't heard from advanced civilizations yet. If life on this planet develops at an average pace, rather than an exceptionally slow pace, then extraterrestrial life likely followed a... Seguir leyendo →

Scientists claim to have discover what existed BEFORE the beginning of the universe | Physics-Astronomy

"To explain it in simple and easily understandable terms; they applied the theories of the very small i.e. the world of quantum mechanics, to the entire universe - explained  by general theory of relativity, and discovered the universe essentially goes... Seguir leyendo →

Hubble Finds 10 Times More Galaxies Than Thought | NASA

"The results have clear implications for galaxy formation, and also helps shed light on an ancient astronomical paradox - why is the sky dark at night? In analyzing the data, a team led by Christopher Conselice of the University of... Seguir leyendo →

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning At All | Physics-Astronomy

"A new theory claims that the universe may not have started with a bang. According to this new study, the universe was not ever a singularity or an infinitely minor and infinitely dense point of matter at all. In actual... Seguir leyendo →

Print-on-demand bone could quickly mend major injuries | Science | AAAS

"If you shatter a bone in the future, a 3D printer and some special ink could be your best medicine. Researchers have created what they call “hyperelastic bone” that can be manufactured on demand and works almost as well as... Seguir leyendo →

Trio snare physics Nobel for describing exotic states of matter | Science | AAAS

"This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to David J. Thouless of the University of Washington, Seattle, F. Duncan M. Haldane of Princeton University, and J. Michael Kosterlitz of Brown University for “theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.” The... Seguir leyendo →

A UC Irvine Student Accidentally Invented a Battery That Lasts Forever

"A team of researchers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) developed new ultra long-lasting batteries essentially by accident. A study published last week in the journal Energy Letters revealed the UCI research behind a new type of battery that... Seguir leyendo →

Uber responds to vTaiwan’s coherent blended volition | pol.is blog

"On August 27, 2015, I served as a co-facilitator on the 7th vTaiwan e-Rulemaking public consultation meeting, alongside Minister Jaclyn Tsai. Modeled after Cornell’s RegulationRoom, vTaiwan is a g0v (gov-zero) project run by volunteers that works with the Taiwan administration... Seguir leyendo →

Microsoft’s Internet Business Gets a New Kind of Processor | WIRED

"IT WAS DECEMBER 2012, and Doug Burger was standing in front of Steve Ballmer, trying to predict the future. Ballmer, the big, bald, boisterous CEO of Microsoft, sat in the lecture room on the ground floor of Building 99, home... Seguir leyendo →

Monsanto grabs Crispr, which could end the war on GMOs – Business Insider

"The next genetically modified food you eat probably won't be a GMO. At least not in the conventional sense of the term, which stands for genetically modified organism. It will probably be made using Crispr, a new technique that lets... Seguir leyendo →

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