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University of Waterloo team helps launch new autonomous vehicle at CES In Las Vegas

University of Waterloo team helps launch new autonomous vehicle at CES In Las Vegas

Researchers at the University of Waterloo played a key role in the development of a highly autonomous vehicle that Renesas Electronics America unveiled today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Using sensors and powerful computers, the car is capable of detecting and responding to other vehicles, stop signs and traffic lights to provide a safer driving experience. ... Read More »

Brain and tooth size didn’t co-evolve in humans, Says New Study

Brain and tooth size didn't co-evolve in humans, Says New StudyBrain and tooth size didn't co-evolve in humans, Says New Study

A new research reveals there is no link in the evolution of brain and tooth size. Published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the research compared brain size evolution with reduced tooth size rates in eight hominin species: two australopiths (A. africanus and A. afarensis, roughly 1.9-2.9 million years old), two members of Paranthropus (P. robustus and ... Read More »

Megyn Kelly Leaves Fox, Heads to NBC News

Megyn Kelly Leaves Fox, Heads to NBC News

Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News to take on a broad role at NBC News. According to the New York Times, NBC News chairman Andrew Lack offered the anchor a “triple role” at the station, where she’ll be hosting her own daytime show — along with an “in-depth” Sunday-night segment — and joining her colleagues for “special political programming and ... Read More »

Gigantic Comet will be visible from earth till 14 January

Gigantic Comet will be visible from earth till 14 January

According to NASA, a rare comet that researchers have discovered will be visible from earth. According to a press release from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA actually has its eye on two newly discovered comets at the moment. But the one we care about at this exact moment is called Comet C/2016 U1 NEOWISE, and the reason we care is ... Read More »

Granny the killer whale dies at 105; researchers say

Granny the killer whale dies at 105, researchers say

The world’s oldest known killer whale – J2, or affectionately known as “Granny” — is missing and presumed dead. Ken Balcomb with the Center for Whale Research says in a statement that “Granny” is missing and is presumed dead. Balcomb writes that it’s believed Granny had been seen thousands of times over the last 40 years and most recently had ... Read More »

New human organ discovered – and you’re going to love it!

New human organ discovered - and you're going to love it!

Researchers recently discovered what they are calling a new human organ that exists in the digestive system. The “new” organ is called the mesentery, which connects the digestive tract together and basically holds everything in place within the abdominal cavity. The thing is, we’ve known about the mesentery for a long time now, but only now will it be properly ... Read More »

Twin Saves Brother Trapped Under Dresser (Video)

Twin Saves Brother Trapped Under Dresser (Video)

This is the amazing moment a toddler gained superhuman strength to save his twin brother from being crushed by a chest of drawers. A family’s “nanny cam” captured the incredible — yet harrowing — footage: twin brothers Brock and Bowdy are playing on their dresser when it topples over onto them, and Brock is trapped underneath. Bowdy, who was able ... Read More »