Two Leading Biologists Discuss The Next Step In Saving The Planet

Edward O. Wilson made his name by arguing that human society and the natural world are governed by the same principles. Sean B. Carroll made his name by unifying the study of humans and animals, showing that development in both is driven by the same fundamental molecular and genetic processes.

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Two Leading Biologists Discuss The Next Step In Saving The Planet

Edward O. Wilson made his name by arguing that human society and the natural world are governed by the same principles. Sean B. Carroll made his name by unifying the study of humans and animals, showing that development in both is driven by the same fundamental molecular and genetic processes.

How to Save the Planet: An Interview With Two Iconic Scientists

What happens when two iconic scientists talk about saving our planet? Read on to find out what happened when E O Wilson and Sean Carroll—two giants in their field—sat down to discuss just that.Read more...

The Powerful Equations That Explain the Patterns We See in Nature

Where do a zebra's stripes, a leopard's spots and our fingers come from? The key was found years ago – by the man who cracked the Enigma code.Read more...

Cue Is A Connected Lab-In-A-Box For On-Demand Health Testing At Home

The quantified self and quantified health trends frequently overlap -- but few startups are quite as tightly screwed into that sticking place as Cue. Not yet anyway.

Interviews: Forrest Mims Answers Your Questions

A while ago you had the chance to ask amateur scientist, and author of the Getting Started in Electronics and the Engineer's Mini-Notebook series, Forrest Mims, a number of questions about science, engineering, and a lifetime of educating and experimenting.

What Are the Unwritten Rules of Winning a Nobel Prize?

The Nobel Prizes are the “Oscars of Science,” making waves not only in the scientific community, but the lay community as well. Everyone knows there are unofficial rules to adhere to if you want to win an Oscar. Are there similar rules for the Nobels?

Interviews: Stewart Brand Answers Your Questions

samzenpus (5) writes "Last week you had the chance to ask biologist Stewart Brand about his books, his life, and his Revive & Restore project, which aims to to bring back extinct species and provide genetic rescue for those that are endangered. Below you'll find his answers to your questions.

How Do I Look in These Genes? The Science of DNA Dating

That sensation you feel when you meet someone you like—that visceral pull towards another human being—there's biology behind that. And if there's biology behind that, it can be measured, and controlled for,

Digital Telepathy Is The Future Of The Human Species

The story of life on Earth thus far has had an unmistakable direction, and it has moved towards greater complexity. Sure, evolution has seen lots of fits and starts and collapses and mass extinctions. And yes, some replicators (like viruses) seem to have become less complex over time. Read More

Why Do We Have Blood Types, Anyway?

More than a century after their discovery, we still don't really know what blood types are for. Do they really matter?Read more...

Alien's Ripley Is My Favorite Action Hero Ever

Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,

Time to Flex Those Savings Muscles: Bowflex's Popular Dumbbells Are Back Under $200

The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...

Instagram Won't Stop Showing Me the Mother's Day Photos I Don't Want to See

After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...

'World’s Hottest Pepper' Will Have You Breathing Fire, But It Won’t Kill You

Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,

Inside The Russian Bomber That’s Been Flying America’s Coastline

The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.

Federal Agents Are Now Using ‘Stingrays’ to Track and Capture Undocumented Immigrants

Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...

The Venom Movie Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...

Philly's New Bikeshare Program is Already Kicking Ass

Move over, Seattle and New York. Philly may not be a first-gen adopter, but I’m proud to say my city’s pay-t0-ride biking service, which debuted last week, is already a smash hit, with over 8,000 rides and 2,400 new members in its first week alone.Read more...

Bad News: Here's A Wildfire Prediction Map (There Is No Good News)

After a winter of record-low precipitation and record-high temperatures, I almost can’t bear to look at the wildfire forecast for summer. But here it is. And boy, is it ugly.Read more...

If Apple Made BB-8 Droids, They'd Be Adorable

JJ Abrams’s rotundly adorable new BB-8 droids are already primed to steal the spotlight in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But if you were wondering whether the droids could get any cuter, the answer is, yes, if Apple got involved.Read more...

85%女性承认有机会就会偷看伴侣手机

感谢超级丹的投递猎豹清理大师今日发布《2014一季度各省手机使用习惯报告》。报告显示,越常清理手机隐私的省份,离婚率越低。

Smaller, cheaper, and more powerful processor for Xbox One reportedly in development

How Pixar Uses Math to Make Characters Look Perfect

It probably won't surprise you that Pixar uses some good old fashioned mathematics in the 3D animation process. What might surprise you is just how much they use math to ensure that their characters look and move perfectly. And Pixar researcher Tony DeRose is great at explaining just that.

百姓网获近1亿美金D轮融资,加快布局垂直领域

今日,成立于2005年3月的国内分类信息网站百姓网正式宣布总额近1亿美金的D轮融资,投资方暂不便透露。

Ask Slashdot: What Will It Take To End Mass Surveillance?

Nicola Hahn writes: Both the White House and the U.S. Intelligence Community have recently announced reforms to surveillance programs sanctioned under Section 215 of the Patriot Act and Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

The Gold Apple Watch Is Perfect For Douchebags

Apple’s focus should be on selling as many watches as possible, not becoming a fashion brand. Read More

这颗 3D 打印的脑肿瘤,能给未来医疗什么启示

俗话说,久病成良医。说的是病人会主动寻找适合自己的治疗方法。而在 MIT Media Lab 读机械工程学博士的 Steven Keating 不是普通的病人,他依靠自己的医疗数据,不仅帮助医生诊断出了自己的脑肿瘤,还把它 3D 打印了出来。

South Dakota passes law to force trans students to use bathrooms based on 'sex at birth'

South Dakota would be the first state in the U.S. to approve a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their sex at birth if the governor signs a bill passed Tuesday by the state Senate.The Senate voted 20-15 to send the bill to Republican Gov.

Xbox One gets another boost as ESPN ends Xbox 360 support

ESPN dropped support for their Xbox 360 app on 3/23/2016. leaving the Xbox One as the few remaining ways to stream ESPN content.The post Xbox One gets another boost as ESPN ends Xbox 360 support appeared first on WinBeta.

The Concept Art for Las Vegas' 'Mars World' Looks Nuts

It’s long been said that space tourism will be big business. Whole spaceports have sprung up (and basically died ) in belief of that economic promise. The problem is that shooting people past our bubble of atmosphere, safely and reliably, is still tricky.

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