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Researchers Are Trying To Teach This Computer Common Sense

AP | By KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Researchers are trying to plant a digital seed for artificial intelligence by letting a massive computer system browse millions of...

Yep, That's A Robotic Jellyfish

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 12.22.2012 | Technology

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An eel undulating through coastal waters, powered by batteries and checking for mines. A jellyfish is actually a surveillance rob...

The Beauty and Friendliness of Science

Tara Chklovski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tara Chklovski

We are a science-education nonprofit organization and our mission is to inspire children to be curious about the world and to experience the joys of finding things out.

Blowing Things Up: In Praise of a Pyrotechnical Education

Dan Dubno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dubno

I'm not suggesting we raise a nation of pyromaniacs. But youthful experimentation is a prerequisite to innovation, to giving kids "license to think outside the box."