America's big spending on healthcare doesn't pay off
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Introducing Amino: Desktop Bioengineering for Everyone | MIT Admissions
Oct 13, 2015 — One of the most mindblowingly awesome people I've met in my six years at MIT is my friend Julie Legault. Julie is an artist,
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"State of the art" method to categorize and analyze unstructured data delivers different results from identical data one time in five, is wr
A Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious | WIRED
It's a question that's perplexed philosophers for centuries and scientists for decades: Where does consciousness come from? Neuroscientist C
Are the people who refuse to accept climate change ill-informed?
Survey shows they know just as much—if you ask the question right.
Lost genes may explain the origin of the Black Death
Inability to make biofilms changed the bacteria's home in fleas.
Notation, notation, notation: a brief history of mathematical symbols
The symbols we use every day have fascinating and surprisingly recent origins, explains author Joseph Mazur in his new book
Building nuclear reactor at home - from scratch : Svarichevsky Mikhail
Building nuclear reactor at home - from scratch. Some time ago I've published article about homemade cpu's, and today we'll be talking about
Open source DBMS's are gaining in popularity at the expense of commercia...
Blog > Post. Open source DBMS's are gaining in popularity at the expense of commercial systems. by Paul Andlinger, 5 May 2014. If we split u
World Health Organization warns of “post-antibiotic” era
With fewer effective treatments, bacterial diseases may once again be killers.
After Eich resigns, conservatives slam Mozilla—and call for boycott
"If that attitude spreads, it will damage our society. "
Vatican to Digitize 41 Million Pages of Ancient Manuscripts
What happens when a wide swath of history — previously only explored by white-gloved librarians and erudite historians — is made available t
1 in 4 Americans Don't Know Earth Orbits the Sun. Yes, Really. : DNews
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Cory Gross -- The Tortoise and The Hare: Loops in Linked Lists
Description of Flyod's Algorithm for detecting loops in linked lists, also known as the tortoise and the hare algorithm.
IBM Research: Plastic 'ninjas' take on deadly bacteria
Learn how IBM Research is using polymers to fight antibiotic resistant bacteria.