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    Communication patterns in cancer-related Facebook pages

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories New research reveals how health professionals can use Facebook to communicate effectively about prevention, risk factors, and early diagnosis of cancer. [...]

    How Robots Are Getting Better at Making Sense of the World

    Original @ Singularity Hub The multiverse of science fiction is populated by robots that are indistinguishable from humans. They are usually smarter, faster, and stronger than us. They seem capable of doing any job imaginable, from piloting a starship and battling alien invaders to taking out the trash and cooking a gourmet meal. The reality, of course, is far […] [...]

    Color-shifting electronic skin could have wearable tech and prosthetic uses

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The ability of some animals, including chameleons, octopus, and squid, to change their skin colour for camouflage, temperature control, or communication is well known. [...]

    Color-shifting electronic skin could have wearable tech and prosthetic uses

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The ability of some animals, including chameleons, octopus, and squid, to change their skin colour for camouflage, temperature control, or communication is well known. [...]

    Second annual MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards recipients selected

    Original @ MIT News – Aeronautical and astronautical engineering Faculty and instructors recognized for improving classroom instruction and student engagement through innovative uses of digital technology. [...]

    Knee joint signals bones to grow

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Scientists from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, US, have revealed a communication system between the knee joint and developing bones in mice, which controls bone growth during early development and after injury. [...]

    Receptors for neuron communication in humans vital for reproduction in mosses

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Glutamate receptors play a central role in the human nervous system. Scientists estimate 90 percent of the human brain’s synapses, or connections between neurons, send signals using glutamate. The role of similar receptors in plants, which do not have … [...]

    World’s highest output density with power amplifier for W-band GaN transmitters

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Fujitsu today announced the development of a gallium-nitride (GaN) high-electron mobility transistor (HEMT) power amplifier for use in W-band (75-110 GHz) transmissions. To realize long-distance, high-capacity wireless communications, a promising appro… [...]

    Campaigning on climate science consensus may backfire, warn scholars

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Climate change campaigns that focus on correcting public beliefs about scientific consensus are likely to backfire and undermine policy efforts, according to an expert commentary published today in Environmental Communication. [...]

    How to run faster, smarter AI apps on smartphones

    Original @ KurzweilAI ยป News When you use smartphone AI apps like Siri, you’re dependent on the cloud for a lot of the processing — limited by your connection speed. But what if your smartphone could do more of the processing directly on your device — allowing for smarter, faster apps? MIT scientists have taken a step in that direction with [...] [...]