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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Science

The Man Who Lit The Dark Web

58 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Technology Data-mining tools are helping cops bust open online human trafficking Chris white went from Harvard science to military intelligence. Now his tools are helping bust sex-trafficking rings… by Charles Graeber

The Tenuous Tale of Contraceptive Hormones and HIV Risk

53 minutes ago - Pop Sci
From Our Blogs: Under The Microscope Researchers are trying to determine the answer to a decade-old question For years, researchers have tried to identify any links between hormonal contraception and HIV infection. Now there may be answers to provide guidance by Jason Tetro

Your Dog Can Understand Vocabulary, And Your Tone Of Voice

1 hour 23 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Animals Researchers delve into the secret life of pets Any dog owner can tell you, dogs are excellent listeners. But how much do they really understand? by Mary Beth Griggs

This Company Wants To Turn Your Car Into A Driverless Car

1 hour 44 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Cars 'Drive.AI' sells a kit to convert your beater. Also: it wants to put emoji on top of it. Drive.ai wants to change how commuters think of driving… by Xavier Harding

What Will Happen To OSIRIS-REx's Asteroid Sample?

2 hours 22 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Space The journey from Bennu to Earth and the future OSIRIS-REx will return the largest sample of an asteroid ever collected… by Amy Thompson

NASA Spy Drone Catches Tropical Storm Turning Into A Hurricane

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Aviation NOAA Global Hawk as slick as Gaston NOAA drone sees hurricane… by Kelsey D. Atherton

Coming Soon To A Grocery Store Shelf Near You: Mealworm Oil

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Health The latest in buggy food experiments Researchers are experimenting with the abundantly available insect for producing a margarine-like product by Samantha Cole

Engineer Who Hasn't Seen Terminator Makes Robot Programmed To Hurt Humans

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Gadgets You had ONE. JOB. Hey, remember all those tongue-in-cheek jokes we made about advances in robotics and how eventually they'll turn on us? A robotics engineer whose middle name is probably… by G. Clay Whittaker

NASA Holds Final Sample Return Robot Competition

Yesterday - NASA
After five years of competition by more than 40 different teams from around the globe, NASA’s Sample Return Robot Challenge has reached its final stage. The top seven teams will compete for the $1.36 million prize purse on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts, Sept. 4-6

Canadian Designer Imagines Drones That Carry Shipping Containers

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Aviation Crate news, everyone! shipping container drones… by Kelsey D. Atherton

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