In a poetic turn of virology, the scientist who discovered hepatitis C in 1989 has now also discovered a vaccine that will hopefully treat and prevent the disease.
It was a big day today for dinosaur news! First we found out that the T-Rex was even bigger than we thought. And now we've learned that the two-horned Carnotaurus was way faster than scientists realized.
When I was about 10, my boyfriend of the time (someone I swapped love-letters with, basically) wore the same pair of jeans for a month straight. I dropped him around day 10 through disgust. But 15 months? Now that's science.
Looks like the day when we all hang out with robots that smoke cigars, throw back drinks and win all our money in poker is edging closer, now that programmers at the University of Alberta have created a Hold 'Em-playing software that can beat poker professionals. The Polaris software was pitted against Poker pros…
It was a hard-fought game, but man just edged it over machine in what was billed as the "First Man-Machine Poker Championship." Phil Laak, also known as the Unabomber, and Ali Eslani battled it out against Polaris, a software program, for a purse of $50,000. Click for
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