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Teaching Computers to Enjoy the View

Researchers in the U.K. trained computers to rate photos of parks and cities for what humans consider to be their scenic beauty. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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Giant Model Mimics Damaged Dam Spillway

When the Oroville Dam spillway cracked and failed after a wet California winter, a team of scientists created a one fiftieth–scale model of the damaged concrete and eroded hillside to help guide the reconstruction.

June 28, 2017

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This Cell Phone Needs No Battery

60-Second Science - July 12, 2017 - By Christopher Intagliata02:05
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Rainbow Photons Pack More Computing Power

60-Second Science - June 28, 2017 - By Christopher Intagliata02:12
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Moths Inspire Better Smartphone Screens

60-Second Science - June 26, 2017 - By Christopher Intagliata01:42
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Keep Rolling Luggage Upright with Physics

60-Second Science - June 21, 2017 - By Christopher Intagliata02:02
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