Andrew Bacevich describes how the U.S. learned all the wrong lessons from the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War: You wont hear it from any of the candidates vying to succeed Trump, but we are still haunted by our false conception of the Cold […]
“We did it yesterday, and we will not hesitate to act in the future,” the new defense minister said.
“Yesterday morning, the IDF and the security forces took vital action for the security of Israel,” said newly appointed Defense Minister Naftali Bennett Wednesday, in his first remarks following the assassination of Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist Bahaa Abu al-Ata. “He acted against the citizens of Israel,” Bennett said. “He was […]
Barrages of over a dozen rockets were launched by Palestinian Islamic Jihad towards southern and central Israel shattered a brief quiet felt overnight. Incoming rocket sirens sounded in Gaza border communities and shortly afterwards near Latrun and Beit Shemesh outside Jerusalem. Residents reported hearing loud explosions, likely Iron Dome missile […]
‘Dune’ isn’t just being adapted into a new movie this year — it’s also becoming a comic, and EW has the first look.
New year, new Dune! If we know one thing about 2020, it’s that this is going to be a big year for Frank Herbert’s iconic sci-fi novel. Not only is Dune being adapted as a film for the second time (this time directed by Denis Villeneuve and boasting a headline-grabbing cast […]
Think a digital version of your mind will allow you to live forever? It might, but it will also open you up to software manipulation and server problems, says Annalee Newitz
By Annalee Newitz Metamorworks/Getty Images BACK in the 20th century, “the future” meant flying cars and food pills. Now, the future is all about brain uploads. The idea is that, one day, we will be able to convert all our memories and thoughts into hyper-advanced software programs. Once the human […]
Gut bacteria live alongside billions of viruses. A new study investigates how specific foods impact these viruses and, therefore, gut bacteria.
A group of researchers has brought the idea of food as a medicine one step closer. They have identified certain common foodstuffs that alter our microbiome. In science today, food and gut bacteria are two topics that are guaranteed to fuel interest and debate. Both, of course, are interrelated, and […]
Startup Faromatics makes ChickenBoy which is the first roof-suspended robot that observes chickens, litter and
Startup Faromatics makes ChickenBoy which is the first roof-suspended robot that observes chickens, litter and equipment autonomously 24×7. The robot monitors air quality, health and welfare through a multitude of sensors and cameras, inspects equipment operation and informs farmers, stock persons or vets via mobile alarms. No-collision, automated chicken surveillanceProgrammable […]