Editorial: What was the point of Star Wars?

日期:2019-03-02 12:15:04 作者:是啬 阅读:666

THEREwasdoubtlessmuchcelebrationandmorethanalittlereliefinWashingtonlastmonthwhenamissilefiredfromtheUSSLakeEriedestroyedadefunctspysatellite.StrangethenthatthetechnologyemployedinthisdisplayofAmerica

The ethics issue: Should we stop doing science?

日期:2019-03-02 11:03:05 作者:仰注 阅读:666

Viaframe/GettyByMichaelBrooksSciencehasthecapacitytocurediseases

Gizmo

日期:2019-03-02 10:05:04 作者:司俟蠊 阅读:666

InventorDeanKamenhascreatedaversionofhisself-balancingSegwayHumanTransporterthatincorporatesasmartseat.Whilesomefirmshavedevelopedbolt-on

Wikileaks website in the clear

日期:2019-03-02 10:01:03 作者:巫马阮 阅读:666

ByReutersandNewScientiststaffAcasebroughtagainstwhistle-blowingsiteWikileaksbySwissbankJuliusBaerhasbeendropped.ThebankdismisseditsactionsagainstWikileaksandthecompanythatsoldthesiteitsUSdomainwithout

Robotic drumstick keeps novices on the beat

日期:2019-03-02 09:10:01 作者:言橄仅 阅读:666

ByMasonInman(Image:GrahamGrindlay)Amachinethatcontrolsanovice’sdrumsticktohelpthemlearnhowtoplaycouldbethefirstofastringofroboticmusicalteachers.Thedevicehasalsobeenfoundtocutthetimeittakestopickupn

'Tumour factory' to accelerate cancer drug development

日期:2019-03-02 08:19:04 作者:濮阳滦 阅读:666

ByColinBarras(Image:LukeLee)(Image:Springer)Amachinethatchurnsoutthree-dimensionalartificialtumourscouldhelpimproveanti-cancerdrugtesting

Tesla to build world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia

日期:2019-03-02 08:03:03 作者:檀才扶 阅读:666

TeslaByAliceKleinNeedextrastorage?Teslahasannounceditwillbuildthebiggest-everlithiumionbatteryinSouthAustralia.The100megawattbatterywillactlikeanelectricityback-up–itwillstoreexcessenergygeneratedby

Invention: Anti-ecstasy antibodies

日期:2019-03-02 08:01:02 作者:迟恹 阅读:666

ByJustinMullinsInrecentyears

Can conflict forecasts predict violence hotspots?

日期:2019-03-02 07:18:04 作者:酆很悸 阅读:666

ByJimGilesWHENIsraelitroopspulledoutofGazalastweek

Smartphone components work beautifully at nearly absolute zero

日期:2019-03-02 07:13:04 作者:栾伦葫 阅读:666

RobertRiley/FOAP/GettyBySandrineCeurstemontHowlowcantheygo?Almostaslowasyoucango

Space shuttle blasts off with huge Japanese lab

日期:2019-03-02 07:12:01 作者:梁啵 阅读:666

ByNewScientist.comnewsserviceandNewScientistSpaceandReuters(Image:NASA/JimGrossmann)TheUSspaceshuttleEndeavourblastedofffromCapeCanaveralonTuesdaytodeliverpartofalong-awaitedJapanesespacelaborator

Bug-spotting radar saves aircraft from bird strikes

日期:2019-03-02 07:05:03 作者:廖胜湫 阅读:666

ByPhilMcKennaNewradarsoftwarecanquicklyandaccuratelydifferentiatesignalsfrombirdsandswarmsofinsects

The ethics issue: Should we abandon privacy online?

日期:2019-03-02 06:10:01 作者:扶枨咱 阅读:666

JasperJames/GettyByDouglasHeaven“ThosewhowouldgiveupessentialLibertytopurchasealittletemporarySafety

Iran's firewalls tightened ahead of election

日期:2019-03-02 06:05:04 作者:费谱蚩 阅读:666

ByLauraMargottiniAsIraniansheadtothepolls

Physicists slam publishers over Wikipedia ban

日期:2019-03-02 06:03:01 作者:沃玺 阅读:666

ScientistswhowanttodescribetheirworkonWikipediashouldnotbeforcedtogiveupthekudosofarespectedjournal.Sosaysagroupofphysicistswhoaregoinghead-to-headwithapublisherbecauseitwillnotallowthemtopostpartsoft

Nerve-tapping neckband used in 'telepathic' chat

日期:2019-03-02 05:12:04 作者:段干拐 阅读:666

ByTomSimoniteVideo:Theworld’sfirst“voiceless”phonecalltookplacethankstoaneckbandthatconvertsnerveimpulsesintospeech(footagecourtesyTexasInstruments)Aneckbandthattranslatesthoughtintospeechbypickin

Wiretapping moves into the wireless world

日期:2019-03-02 04:13:03 作者:闻糅茫 阅读:666

ATLEASToneUScellphonenetworkmayhaveadirectlinktotheFBI

Gizmo

日期:2019-03-02 04:10:04 作者:闾屿 阅读:666

AnightlightintheformofarugthatlightsupunderfootasyouwalkalongithasbeendevelopedatLondonSouthBankUniversityintheUK.Whenyoustepon“FootLume”,

Robotic arm keeps wannabe drummers on track

日期:2019-03-02 03:18:03 作者:厍丿 阅读:666

STRAPPINGaroboticpercussionisttoyourarmcouldmakeyouanacedrummer.Asthemovementsadrummermakesarehardtodescribe

The future of television is online

日期:2019-03-02 03:13:04 作者:郭恋 阅读:666

ByDuncanGraham-RoweReadmoreinourspecialissueonHomeEntertainment:NextgenerationvideogameswillbementalWeb3.0:PlayingitsafewithourdataHow‘citizenjournalists’aretransformingthenewsIthasalreadyhappenedt

North Korean missiles could soon reach the US. Can we stop them?

日期:2019-03-02 02:20:03 作者:符垡二 阅读:666

 HANDOUT/EPA/REX/ShutterstockTheUScelebratesIndependenceDaywithanationalanthemthatdescribesthe“rockets’redglare”ofa19th-centurybattle.ThisyearNorthKoreasuppliedtherealthing:thetestlaunchofwhatitdescr

Next-gen drones will fly and dive into the sea like pelicans

日期:2019-03-02 02:15:02 作者:聂鲣鬼 阅读:666

FLPA/HughClark/Rex/ShutterstockByDavidHamblingForgetflyingcars–flyingsubmarinesareabouttomakeasplash.TheUSnavyisdevelopingasouped-upversionofunderwaterdronesthatwillboasttheabilitytogetairborne.Thedro

Drivers need a break every 80 minutes

日期:2019-03-02 02:09:04 作者:易歆 阅读:666

DRIVERSbeware:cruisingdownthehighwayforlongerthan80minuteswithoutabreakcouldseriouslydullyourreactions.Fatigueisawell-knowncauseoftrafficaccidents

UK's first public autonomous taxi trial to begin soon

日期:2019-03-02 02:06:05 作者:伯烛虽 阅读:666

GATEwayProjectByMattReynoldsSTEPintoataxiinsouthLondonlaterthisyearandyoumightnothavetothinkaboutpayingatip.TheUK’sfirstfullypublictrialofautonomousvehicleswillsoonbeunderway.Forfourweeks

Sun’s gravity could power interstellar video streaming

日期:2019-03-02 01:11:03 作者:顾觑诠 阅读:666

Nasa/Sdo/GettyByJesseEmspakNeedtosendamessageacrossinterstellarspace?Usethesunforasignalboost.Anewproposalsuggeststhatthesun’sgravitycouldbeusedtoamplifysignalsfromaninterstellarspaceprobe

Magnetic sensor could allow pigeon-style GPS

日期:2019-03-01 12:16:01 作者:林宛槊 阅读:666

ByBelleDumé(Image:AIP)Avarietyofmigratingbirds

Invention: Brain radiator

日期:2019-03-01 12:09:02 作者:折艘 阅读:666

ByJustinMullins(Image:USPTO)Insevereepilepticseizures

Regional nuclear war could trigger mass starvation

日期:2019-03-01 12:05:02 作者:侯顼 阅读:666

ByRobEdwardsAnuclearwarbetweenIndiaandPakistancouldcauseonebillionpeopletostarvetodeatharoundtheworld

Internet volunteers transform search and rescue

日期:2019-03-01 10:16:04 作者:程颉浜 阅读:666

ByPaulMarksFrommyviewpointabovetheNevadawildernessI’mscouringthelandscapeforsignsofamissingaircraft.I’msearchingforSteveFossett

'Self-aware' space rovers would be speedy explorers

日期:2019-03-01 10:08:03 作者:舒仞院 阅读:666

GIVEarobotasenseofitselfanditshouldbeabletomoveacrossdistantplanetsmorespeedilythantoday’ssnail-pacedrovers.NASA’sSpiritandOpportunity

Tether mishap 'slingshots' capsule into space

日期:2019-03-01 08:16:01 作者:蔚仓 阅读:666

ByColinBarrasAsmallspacecapsulehasbeenlostinEarthorbitafteraspacetetherexperimentwentawryonTuesday.Thecapsulewillre-entertheEarth’satmosphereandparachutedownatanunknownlocation.Despitethemishap

Grass-munching bugs could charge rural phones

日期:2019-03-01 08:15:05 作者:司马偕班 阅读:666

ByMasonInman(Image:BioVolt)Abacteria-poweredcellphonechargercouldkeeppeopleindevelopingcountriestalking

Satellites capture evidence of Burma crackdown

日期:2019-03-01 08:10:04 作者:宗正瓞眉 阅读:666

ByDuncanGraham-RoweHigh-resolutionsatellitesimagesmayprovidevaluableevidenceoftheviolentmethodsusedbyBurma’srulingjuntatocrackdownonpro-democracydemonstrationinrecentdays.Byobtainingphotographiceviden

Gold rings create first true invisibility cloak

日期:2019-03-01 08:08:01 作者:房较 阅读:666

ByColinBarras(Image:Smolyaninov/UniversityofMaryland)Theworld’sfirsttrueinvisibilitycloak–adeviceabletohideanobjectinthevisiblespectrum–hasbeencreatedbyphysicistsintheUS.Butdon’texpectittocompetewit

Semiconductor uses the sun to split water

日期:2019-03-01 07:18:04 作者:弘亨恳 阅读:666

Usinghydrogentopowervehiclescouldfreeusfromourrelianceonfossilfuels

Gizmo

日期:2019-03-01 07:08:03 作者:云琼倦 阅读:666

It’srudetoansweryourphonewhenyou’reinthemiddleofaconversation

Artificial brain falls for optical illusions

日期:2019-03-01 06:09:05 作者:昝缚沛 阅读:666

ByDavidRobsonAcomputerprogramthatemulatesthehumanbrainfallsforthesameopticalillusionshumansdo.Itsuggeststheillusionsareaby-productofthewaybabieslearntofiltertheircomplexsurroundings.Researcherssaythis

Carbon nanotube plucked by nano-tweezers

日期:2019-03-01 06:04:04 作者:毕匐 阅读:666

Thisminutepairofsilicontweezerscansnapoffacarbonnanotubejust100nanometresacrossanddeposititonthetipofamicroscope.Thefeatcouldheraldmorepreciseandversatilenanoscaleconstructiontechniques.Workingwithnan

Comment: Bluffing over anti-missile defence?

日期:2019-03-01 06:01:05 作者:唐闫 阅读:666

ByAngelaSainiTHOUGHthecoldwarendedmorethanadecadeago

Gizmo

日期:2019-03-01 05:11:03 作者:全布瑾 阅读:666

GamesdesignedtorelaxtheirplayerscannowbeplayedonthegothankstothePersonalInputPod

Satellite images may hold Burmese junta to account

日期:2019-03-01 05:01:01 作者:齐坜丝 阅读:666

CANhigh-resolutionsatelliteimagesincreaseinternationalpressureonBurma’srulingjunta?Afteralmosttwoweeksofprotests

Robot dogs race to be soldier's best friend

日期:2019-03-01 04:20:01 作者:汤籁 阅读:666

ByWillKnightVideo:LittleDogsfromUSCandCMUcovertreacherousterrainusingdifferentalgorithms(Image:IHMC)Atimid-lookingfour-leggedrobotaboutthesizeofaChihuahuamightseemlikeanunlikelycompanionforsoldier

Superconducting bus heralds quantum chip

日期:2019-03-01 04:17:03 作者:江笃纽 阅读:666

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Digital critters shed light on human sleep

日期:2019-03-01 04:11:06 作者:司徒菟搪 阅读:666

ByMichaelReillyinLisbonDIGITAL“organisms”thatlearntosleepwhenenergyisscarceandharvestitwhenit’sabundantcouldhelpexplainwhysleepevolvedinanimals.Thelifelikeprogramsmightalsomakegadgetsmoreenergyefficie

Quantum chip rides on superconducting bus

日期:2019-03-01 03:16:01 作者:真胄 阅读:666

BySaswatoDasForthefirsttimethecomponentsthatunderliequantumcomputing’sgreatpotential–qubits–havebeenlinkedonchipslikethoseinconventionalcomputers.TwoUSresearchteamsusedsuperconductingcircuitstomaketwo

Unravelled: The mystery of why strings tangle

日期:2019-03-01 03:12:03 作者:路裉 阅读:666

Howlongisapieceofstring?Theknotsinitcouldbeaclue.DorianRaymer

Next-generation ion engine sets new thrust record

日期:2019-03-01 02:17:05 作者:裴沟讴 阅读:666

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA)AnionenginehassmashedtherecordfortotalthrustinaNASAtest.ThesuccessfultestmeanstheenginecouldbeusedinfutureNASAmissions.Ionenginesworkbyacceleratingelectricallychargedatoms

Magnetic device to augment satellite GPS

日期:2019-03-01 02:08:03 作者:步澎虫 阅读:666

APOSITION-findingdevicethatusestheEarth’smagneticfieldcouldtakeoverfromGPSwhennosatellitesareinview.BecausetheanglesatwhichmagneticfieldlinesintersecttheEarth’ssurfacearedifferentateverypointontheplan

Why police should show restraint with the Taser

日期:2019-03-01 01:14:02 作者:茅凛聋 阅读:666

ISITsafetouseTaserstorestrainpeople?Thedebatehasbeengrowingasmoreandmorepoliceforceshavestartedusingtheelectro-stunweapon.Thelatestresearchappearstoshowthatwhiletaseringdoesincreaseheartandbreathin

Concerns raised over Taser safety

日期:2019-03-01 01:11:04 作者:米唔醐 阅读:666

ByJessicaMarshall“Don’ttaseme