Monthly Archives: May 2016

My picks, 2016-4

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Robot that runs and swims like a salamander New Insight Into Pain Sensation IBM Scientists Achieve Storage Memory Breakthrough Head in the Cloud: Computing and Storage in the Connected World Dean James Ryan’s 5 Essential Questions In Life Robot that runs and swims like […]

Neuroimaging reveals detailed semantic maps across human cerebral cortex

Neuroimaging reveals detailed semantic maps across human cerebral cortex Science Nation https://youtu.be/uMolKD4a6H0 Here in the functional MRI room at the University of California, Berkeley, it’s story time. All in all, getting a brain scan for this project isn’t a bad gig — just kick back, listen to some stories and watch some videos. But, it’s […]

My picks, 2016-3

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts 3 Earth-Like Exoplanets Detected Around Ultracool Red Dwarf Star TRAPPIST 1 CERN and the rise of the Standard Model Stefan Hell (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014): STED – Insights into the nanoworld Nuclear […]

Autonomous Robot Surgeon Bests Humans in World First

Reprinted from IEEE Spectrumby Eliza Strickland Autonomous Robot Surgeon Bests Humans in World First Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation The smart surgical bot planned and performed the operation, although supervising humans occasionally reached in to help. In a robotic surgery breakthrough, a bot stitched up a pig’s small intestines using its own vision, […]

IBM’s five-qubit universal quantum computer

Following are videos introducing IBM’s quantum computer and an article from Ars Technica that explains how it works. A Tour of the IBM Quantum Lab Jerry Chow, an experimental quantum computing scientist at IBM, introduces viewers to the Quantum Lab at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in New York. It is home to a […]