Sunday, June 25, 2017

Kelly Paik

Kelly Paik
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Kelly Paik writes about science and technology for Fanvive. When she's not catching up on the latest innovations, she uses her free-time painting and roaming to places with languages she can't speak. Because she rather enjoys fumbling through cities and picking things on the menu through a process of eeny meeny miny moe.

Google is making it easier to find events going on around town

For all those times when your friends want to go out but no one has good ideas on what to do, Google wants to...
Scanning electron micrograph of HIV particles infecting a human T cell

A CRISPR/Cas9 study just edited out HIV in mice

Biologist Hermann Muller was the first to discover just how much power we have to manipulate the genetic code when, in 1927, he blasted...
LA tunnels concept

Elon Musk gives more details on the Boring Company – leaves us with more...

Many a commuter has lamented the soul-crushing time sink that is their daily drive to and from work. It’s even got Silicon Valley executives...
View of Earth from the Moon

China and Europe teaming up to build a moon village

China and Europe are teaming up to erect a base on the moon together. Described as a “moon village”, the base would be used...
person typing on keyboard

BrickerBot: One hacker resorts to vigilantism to eradicate unsecured IoT devices

It's not often someone writes malware with the intention of being helpful. But the creator of BrickerBot is hoping their bot will create enough...
CSIC researcher Federica Bertocchini with a specimen of a wax worm

Scientist discovers that the Waxworm can eat plastic

Behold the Waxworm, a caterpillar capable of eating plastic. These creepy crawlies are normally found in beehives where they dine on honey and wax....
July 30, 2009. Robert Sorbo/Microsoft/Handout

Steve Ballmer launches USAFacts so we can all get the facts on government spending

If you ever wondered where all your tax dollars were going, Steve Ballmer is here to help shed some light on the answer. This...
Computer browsers Edge, Firefox, and Chrome

Microsoft Edge throws the latest punch in the ongoing battery wars

There’s a hint in the air the browser wars are making something of a comeback. And this time around, the measuring stick everyone seems...
An octopus under water

Scientists discover cephalopods can recode RNA proteins

Octopuses have a pretty well-earned reputation for their cunning and wit. Some have even reached celebrity status for their antics. Otto the octopus is...
SES 10 rocket launching for the 2nd time

SpaceX is reusing rocket parts to make space transportation more affordable

Shortly after sunrise on the morning of Tuesday April 4th, SpaceX’s Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Of Course I Still Love You sailed slowly into...

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Travis Kalanick leaves the driver’s seat at Uber

It’s only been a week into Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s sudden leave of absence from the ride-hailing startup but he’s already telling us he...
CSCS Swiss Supercomputer

US drops to 4th on the Top500 list of world’s fastest supercomputer

Coinciding with the kickoff of the ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt Germany, the Top500 has released the rankings of the worlds most powerful supercomputers....
Two reconstructions of the second hominin face

Homo Sapien fossils in Morocco could rewrite human evolutionary history

What looks to be the oldest fossilized remains of Homo Sapiens have been unearthed out of Morocco. As it turns out, this discovery is...