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Trying to Understand the Size of This New Space Discovery Will Short-Circuit Your Brain

TRYING TO UNDERSTAND THE SIZE OF THIS NEW SPACE DISCOVERY WILL SHORT-CIRCUIT YOUR BRAIN

Light's speed limit means that looking into the distance is the same as looking into the past: The farther incoming light travels,...

How the Giraffe Got Its Spots: A Genetic Just-So Story

HOW THE GIRAFFE GOT ITS SPOTS: A GENETIC JUST-SO STORY

Spots are common in the animal kingdom. Birds, insects, reptiles, fishes, and of course mammals sport spots. In Darwinian terms, a...

 
 
 
Eytys Collaborates With Fictional Beauty Brand "Purple Velvet" on Apparel Capsule

EYTYS COLLABORATES WITH FICTIONAL BEAUTY BRAND "PURPLE VELVET" ON APPAREL CAPSULE

After moving into apparel with its denim collection last year, Swedish label Eytys has now revealed its "Purple Velvet" capsule. The...

Oops: Researchers say 3.7 billion-year-old ‘fossils' are probably just rocks

OOPS: RESEARCHERS SAY 3.7 BILLION-YEAR-OLD ‘FOSSILS' ARE PROBABLY JUST ROCKS

Hunting for fossils is a difficult business in the first place, but the challenge is multiplied the farther back in time you're searching....

 
 
 
ExCom Elections

EXCOM ELECTIONS

Vote Now For ExCom Elections! Vice President-Elect Technical Activities Vice President-Elect Finance Vice President-Elect Publications Vice...

On Track for a Record Breaking 2018 - BIF18 Opening Plenary

ON TRACK FOR A RECORD BREAKING 2018 - BIF18 OPENING PLENARY

Despite some recent market volatility, the industry is well positioned for long-term growth and success. That was the underlying theme...

 
 
 
In Boston, Paul Allen Aimed to Boost Bioscience's “Tempo of Discovery”

IN BOSTON, PAUL ALLEN AIMED TO BOOST BIOSCIENCE'S “TEMPO OF DISCOVERY”

The scientific interests of the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen led him to fund a pair of major research centers in the Boston...

 
 
 
NASA's new podcast series details space agency's ‘invisible' tech

NASA'S NEW PODCAST SERIES DETAILS SPACE AGENCY'S ‘INVISIBLE' TECH

Podcasts are popular again and it seems a new one appears every week covering a particular topic or hobby. NASA counts itself among...

 
 
 
Paul Allen's Contributions Went Far Beyond Microsoft, Researchers Say

PAUL ALLEN'S CONTRIBUTIONS WENT FAR BEYOND MICROSOFT, RESEARCHERS SAY

Technology and life sciences leaders say they'll remember Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist, and investor who passed...

Destiny 2 update 2.0.4 is live - here's the patch notes

DESTINY 2 UPDATE 2.0.4 IS LIVE - HERE'S THE PATCH NOTES

Alongside Festival of the Lost today comes Destiny 2 update 2.0.4. Bungie has released Destiny 2 update 2.0.4 which is required if...

 
 
 
Warp Drive's Odyssey Ends with a Buyout-By Revolution, Not Sanofi

WARP DRIVE'S ODYSSEY ENDS WITH A BUYOUT-BY REVOLUTION, NOT SANOFI

Warp Drive Bio started up in 2012 with a potential buyer, Sanofi, already in place. Six years later the Cambridge, MA, company is being...

Pop Culture Fun: Elizabeth Jennings and Nina Sergeevna Krilova of The Americans

POP CULTURE FUN: ELIZABETH JENNINGS AND NINA SERGEEVNA KRILOVA OF THE AMERICANS

I love a good spy show/film, strangely enough I'm not actually a big fan of spy novels but do enjoy non-fiction spy tales from time...

 
 
 
Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost: start time, new loot, weapons and the Haunted Forest

DESTINY 2 FESTIVAL OF THE LOST: START TIME, NEW LOOT, WEAPONS AND THE HAUNTED FOREST

The Festival of the Lost begins today for all players of Destiny 2 with the weekly reset. This is the first time the Festival has featured...

Google's AI is now better than doctors at spotting breast cancer

GOOGLE'S AI IS NOW BETTER THAN DOCTORS AT SPOTTING BREAST CANCER

Cancer researchers are constantly advancing the technology that doctors use to screen for, detect, and treat all kinds of cancers,...

 
 
 
Jessica Weinstein

JESSICA WEINSTEIN

Education: B.A. in Theatre Studies, Wheaton College, 2011 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2018 Current Position:...

Here's the long-lost 1975 TV show that Jeff Bezos makes people watch to understand what his space company is all about

HERE'S THE LONG-LOST 1975 TV SHOW THAT JEFF BEZOS MAKES PEOPLE WATCH TO UNDERSTAND WHAT HIS SPACE COMPANY IS ALL ABOUT

Jeff Bezos asked a reporter to watch a PBS special from 1975 before agreeing to be interviewed about Blue Origin, his rocket company. The...

 
 
 
Film Review: Halloween Delivers Tricks, Treats, and Decent Fan Fiction to Series

FILM REVIEW: HALLOWEEN DELIVERS TRICKS, TREATS, AND DECENT FAN FICTION TO SERIES

The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2018 T oronto International Film Festival. Watching the...

Researcher Thinks Outside the Box for Big Science

RESEARCHER THINKS OUTSIDE THE BOX FOR BIG SCIENCE

Juliane Mueller, a research scientist in the Computational Research Division, is developing an “optimization algorithm” toolset that...