Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who will be appearing at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions...
Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who will be appearing at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China from September 9-to-11. The Q&A below features Noble Banadda, Professor of Bio-systems Engineering at Makrere University in Uganda...
Editor's note: When we think of empathy, we don’t usually think of machines. But computer scientist Louis-Philippe Morency and others are getting closer to building machines that can interpret not just the words people say, but also the emotion that informs their meaning...
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Campaigns to name exoplanets seem like Shakespearean farce
Co-founders Page and Brin create a collection of companies called Alphabet that let Google focus on search while others shoot for the moon
After 16 years, Jon Stewart signed off from The Daily Show on August 6, but not before leaving the world a trove of humorous and pointed clips about science
Some people prefer Google when exploring the Web. Some like Yahoo or Bing. But now more than 2.5 million people a month are using Ecosia, because every time they click “Search” they help plant a tree...
Snowfall is rare in our solar system. A tantalizing new image suggests that the dwarf planet may be one of the few places where it occurs
Early this morning, if all has gone well, the first golden age of interplanetary exploration will have come to a close
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