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Does Uber Make Cities More Energy Efficient?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, science, performance, news, interesting, humans, environment, energy, design, Uber, Energy Efficiency, mobility service, Avis, Hertz, Sony, economy )

Darren
- 6 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
It seems you can't read an article about new mobility or the sharing economy without stumbling across Uber; the mobility service that sprung up in 2009 to only five years later become valued at more than Avis, Hertz, or Sony. Yes, Sony.
Watch the Milky Way Eat Its Neighbors [Video]
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, milky way, galaxies )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The Milky Way has a history of devouring its neighbors, the smaller satellite galaxies that orbit it. Over time our galaxy's gravity will tug on the near sides of these satellites more strongly than their far sides, slowly stretching them out. . .
Illuminating the Interactome
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, computers, Interactome, map, binary human protein interactions )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - the-scientist.com
A massive screen yields the most comprehensive map of binary human protein interactions to date.
Spacetime Is Not Necessarily Continuous
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, interesting, environment, discovery, spacetime, perception, loop quantum gravity, safety )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
We perceive space and time to be continuous, but if the amazing theory of loop quantum gravity is correct, they actually come in discrete pieces
Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, computers, astronomy, cosmology, Leonid Meteor Shower )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
This year, the Leonid meteor shower should treat skywatchers to beween 10 and 15 meteors per hour, a NASA meteor expert says
Feature: Neuroprosthetics
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, performance, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, NewTechnology, nervous system, computers, Neuroprosthetics, artificial limbs, restoration, sensory function )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - the-scientist.com
Linking the human nervous system to computers is providing unprecedented control of artificial limbs and restoring lost sensory function.
Brain Structure Rediscovered
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, medicine, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, brain structure, vertical occipital fasciculus, visual processing )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - the-scientist.com
First described in the late 19th century, then lost from the literature for more than 100 years, the vertical occipital fasciculus appears to be important in visual processing.
Why Some Physicists Want to Get Rid of Time
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, physicists, time, static, universe, concept of time )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The concepts of time and change may emerge from a universe that, at root, is utterly static
Scientists Decry Axing EU Head Scientist Post
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, internet, humans, environment, europe, head scientific post, European Commission, Chief Scientific Advisor )

Darren
- 3 days ago - the-scientist.com
Researchers in Europe are universally dismayed over the decision to eliminate the European Commission's Chief Scientific Advisor role.
Mind-Blowing Fossil Preserves Tiny Horse Carrying Unborn Foal
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, humans, history, discovery, archaeology, animals, fossil, preserves, Tiny Horse, Unborn Foal, Eocene period, oil shale mining, messel, frankfurt )

Darren
- 5 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
BERLIN: The former oil shale mining site of Messel, near Frankfurt, Germany, is well known for its spectacular fossils of organisms that lived between 47 million and 48 million years ago, during the Eocene epoch. But a fossil of the early horse species. .
There's An Incredible Meteor Shower Happening This Week
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, interesting, meteors, meteor shower, science, space, world )

Caree
- 5 days ago - msn.com
November is the time of year to watch one of the most brilliant meteor showers of the year: the Leonid meteor shower, also known as the Leonids. The best time to see the Leonids this year will be Nov. 17 and 18 between the hours of midnight and dawn.
Here's How To Figure Out Everything Google Knows About You
Science & Tech  (tags: google, advertisers, gmail, youtube google maps, business, computers, humans, research, society )

Lone
- 6 days ago - ca.finance.yahoo.com
When you use Google, you are making a deal. You get to use Gmail and search and YouTube and Google Maps for free and in exchange, you agree to share information about yourself. Google gets to sell that information to advertisers.
Microsoft Fixes '19-Year-Old' Bug With Emergency Patch
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, safety, investigation, humans, computer, microsoft, emergency patch, IBM, Windows, Office, bug )

Darren
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
IBM researchers discovered the flaw, which affects Windows and Office products, in May this year - but worked with Microsoft to fix the problem before going public. The bug had been present in every version of Windows since 95, IBM said.
This 5-Year-Old Genius Just Aced A Computer Science Test From One Of The Biggest Tech Companies In The World
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, science, humans, society, study, tech, technology )

Lone
- 7 days ago - ca.finance.yahoo.com
Most people don't take Microsoft's Certified Professional exam until they graduate college, but Ayan Qureshi aced the test when he was only five years old.
Dark Matter Black Holes Could Be Destroying Stars at the Milky Way's Center
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, research, news, nasa, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, dark matter, black holes, milky way )

Darren
- 8 days ago - scientificamerican.com
If dark matter comes in both matter and antimatter varieties, it might accumulate inside dense stars to create black holes
 

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