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    Can Gender Be Computed?

    The use of algorithms to guess a person’s gender based on images, video or audio raise significant social and ethical concerns yet to be fully explored

    May 15, 2018 — Foad Hamidi, Morgan Scheuerman, Stacy Branham and The Conversation US

    Life on the Rocks

    Scientists are probing deep beneath the ocean’s surface to learn how life on Earth began

    February 12, 2018 — James Nestor and bioGraphic


    PolyScience Culinary’s Smoking Gun Pro is a pistol-like device that uses a flame and a small fan to produce a steady stream of “cold” smoke infused with the fragrance of wood chips, tea, herbs, spices or other combustibles that can be placed inside it. The smoke is expelled through a long tube and can be used to flavor food and drinks by pointing it at—or into—them.Price: $ 149.95

    December 11, 2017
    Astronomers Snap Supernova's Baby Pictures

    Astronomers Snap Supernova's Baby Pictures

    Images of an exploding dying star taken just a few hours after its detonation are revealing new details of stellar death

    February 15, 2017 — Charles Q. Choi and
    DNA Samples Find a Lot of Fish in the Sea

    DNA Samples Find a Lot of Fish in the Sea

    The DNA in seawater can reveal the diversity and abundance of fish species living in ocean waters. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

    November 18, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata