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Meet the new rocket from Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin — the enormous New Glenn

Meet the new rocket from Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin — the enormous New Glenn | MishMash | Scoop.it
Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are competing for dominance off the planet. And now, Bezos has introduced the New Glenn, the future rocket of Blue Origin.
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Why Drones Are Finding a Home on the Farm

Why Drones Are Finding a Home on the Farm | MishMash | Scoop.it
When I hear the word 'drone', the first thing I think of is a top-secret mission: spying, rescues, clandestine deliveries, and other James Bond-worthy uses... read more
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Improving predictions of the effects of climate change on ecosystems: International research team issues recommendations to improve the predictive capacity of ecological models

Improving predictions of the effects of climate change on ecosystems: International research team issues recommendations to improve the predictive capacity of ecological models | MishMash | Scoop.it
Climate change will alter our ecosystems. Using ecological models, researchers are attempting to predict what kind of changes we can expect to see. Up to now, however, these predictions have not been accurate enough. An international team of researchers has examined how to improve the predictive capacity of the models.
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Elon Musk unveils new safety upgrades to Tesla's Autopilot system

Elon Musk unveils new safety upgrades to Tesla's Autopilot system | MishMash | Scoop.it
Elon Musk said the software fixes are a "dramatic improvement in the safety of the vehicle."
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Essential Digital Marketing Tools 2016 - DataMediaHub

Essential Digital Marketing Tools 2016 - DataMediaHub | MishMash | Scoop.it
150 strumenti - gratuiti, freemium e/o a pagamento - per la comprensione del pubblico di riferimento e la gestione del marketing digitale
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When the Earth Caught Fire [INFOGRAPHIC]

When the Earth Caught Fire [INFOGRAPHIC] | MishMash | Scoop.it
Gigantic tsunamis, seismic shocks, raging firestorms and a nuclear winter. About 66 million years ago, the dinosaurs experienced one hell of a headache.
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At Last, Google's DeepMind AI Can Make Machines Sound Like Humans

At Last, Google's DeepMind AI Can Make Machines Sound Like Humans | MishMash | Scoop.it
Google has announced WaveNet, a speech synthesis program that uses AI and deep learning techniques to generate speech samples better than current technologies. By analyzing samples 16,000 a second, it can generate human-like speech and even its own music compositions.
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Soon, Europe Might Not Need Any New Power Plants

Soon, Europe Might Not Need Any New Power Plants | MishMash | Scoop.it
By Jeff Spross

Within a few decades, large-scale, centralized electricity generation from fossil fuels could be a thing of the past in…
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Containing our 'electromagnetic pollution': MXene can protect mobile devices from electromagnetic interference

Containing our 'electromagnetic pollution': MXene can protect mobile devices from electromagnetic interference | MishMash | Scoop.it
Electromagnetic radiation is everywhere -- that's been the case since the beginning of the universe. But the proliferation of electronics in recent decades has contributed both to the volume of radiation generated on our planet and its noticeability. A group of researchers is working on cleaning up this electromagnetic pollution by containing the emissions with a thin coating of a nanomaterial called MXene.
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Air Pollution Is The Deadliest Form Of Pollution, & Cost World $225 Billion In Lost Labor Income In 2013, Says World Bank

Air Pollution Is The Deadliest Form Of Pollution, & Cost World $225 Billion In Lost Labor Income In 2013, Says World Bank | MishMash | Scoop.it
A new report from the World Bank has concluded that air pollution is the deadliest form of pollution, and the fourth leading cause of premature deaths worldwide, while costing the global economy ab…
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NASA moves to rejoin sped-up gravitational wave mission

NASA moves to rejoin sped-up gravitational wave mission | MishMash | Scoop.it
European-led LISA could launch several years earlier than 2034
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India’s first transgenic food crop edges toward approval

India’s first transgenic food crop edges toward approval | MishMash | Scoop.it
In key safety review, GM mustard passes muster
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New Solar Panels That Work At Night

New Solar Panels That Work At Night | MishMash | Scoop.it
Despite the enormous untapped potential of solar energy, one thing is for sure- photovoltaics are only as good as the sun's rays shining upon them. However, researchers at the Idaho National Laboratory are close to the production of a super-thin solar film
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Why Drones Are Finding a Home on the Farm

Why Drones Are Finding a Home on the Farm | MishMash | Scoop.it
When I hear the word 'drone', the first thing I think of is a top-secret mission: spying, rescues, clandestine deliveries, and other James Bond-worthy uses... read more
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China is fueling a global decline in new coal power projects

China is fueling a global decline in new coal power projects | MishMash | Scoop.it
Shifting policies and sluggish economic growth in Asia spell weaker demand for coal-fired power plants, a new report says.
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Meet Boston Dynamics’ eclectic lineup of innovative (and peculiar) robots

Meet Boston Dynamics’ eclectic lineup of innovative (and peculiar) robots | MishMash | Scoop.it
Fascinated by Boston Dynamics' many robots? Here is our roundup of its most famous creations, the large and the small, the fast and the powerful.
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Geoengineering is a bonkers plan, but it may be needed to tackle global warming

Geoengineering is a bonkers plan, but it may be needed to tackle global warming | MishMash | Scoop.it
Many people think solar geoengineering is a crazy idea. But compared to the alternative -- a far warmer world, it may be the best option.
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Desert Jungle: This Dubai Hotel Comes With Its Own Indoor Rainforest

Desert Jungle: This Dubai Hotel Comes With Its Own Indoor Rainforest | MishMash | Scoop.it
Just when you thought Dubai already had it all, they are now creating a rainforest inside a skyscraper! Rosemont Hotel and Residences Dubai aims to be a family-friendly attraction, offering a variety of leisure and entertainment amenities, while simulating the feel of the jungle.
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Electricity-Generating Windows Could Turn Skyscrapers into Solar Farms

Electricity-Generating Windows Could Turn Skyscrapers into Solar Farms | MishMash | Scoop.it
SolarWindow has announced that they are working on transparent veneers that can be places on regular windows and panels, turning them into electricity-generating solar cells.
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To Bennu and Back: NASA Just Launched the First-Ever Asteroid Return Mission

To Bennu and Back: NASA Just Launched the First-Ever Asteroid Return Mission | MishMash | Scoop.it
The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has launched aboard an Atlas V 411 rocket. It's headed towards the asteroid Bennu, which could hold some pretty incredible secrets about our origins. It's so incredible that the principle investigator of the mission already has plans for a second trip.
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MENA To Europe Supergrid Could Facilitate Near-100% Renewable Energy

MENA To Europe Supergrid Could Facilitate Near-100% Renewable Energy | MishMash | Scoop.it
A megalithic ‘Supergrid’ connecting Northern Africa with Europe could help both regions reach near-100% renewable energy share. This is the primary conclusion from a new report publishe…
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Hack This: How to Consult Google's Machine Learning Oracle

Artificial intelligence for the masses.
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Calculating the role of lakes in global warming

Calculating the role of lakes in global warming | MishMash | Scoop.it
As global temperatures rise, how will lake ecosystems respond? As they warm, will lakes -- which make up only 3 percent of the landscape, but bury more carbon than the world's oceans combined -- release more of the greenhouse gases carbon dioxide and methane?
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Outsourcing, coming soon to a lab near you

Outsourcing, coming soon to a lab near you | MishMash | Scoop.it
Hiking postdoc salaries will alter how academic science gets done, economist predicts
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Unprecedented disruption to atmosphere's pacemaker foretells wet winter for Europe

Unprecedented disruption to atmosphere's pacemaker foretells wet winter for Europe | MishMash | Scoop.it
Role of climate change debated in quasi-biennial oscillation's first break since 1960
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