Archive "Science"

Google AI Spots Advanced Breast Cancer Better Than Humans

Google AI Spots Advanced Breast Cancer Better Than Humans

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Google researchers developed a deep learning tool that can spot metastatic (advanced) breast cancer with a greater accuracy than pathologists when looking at slides. Google has delivered further evidence that AI could become a valuable ally in detecting cancer.The team trained its algorithm (Lymph Node Assistant, aka LYNA) to recognize the characteristics of...

Ladder-Climbing Snake Robot Built by Scientists (+Video)

Ladder-Climbing Snake Robot Built by Scientists (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Kyoto University and the University of Electro-Communications created revolutionary snake robot that can climb ladders. Snakes and ladders used to be a board game, now it's an integral part of our shared robot dystopian future.The robot was unveiled last week at the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. The motto of that...

Long-Term Exposure to Ozone Adversely Affects Human Health

Long-Term Exposure to Ozone Adversely Affects Human Health

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A new study has utilised a novel method to estimate long-term ozone exposure to quantify the health burden from long-term ozone exposure in three major regions of the world. The research, conducted at the Duke University estimated that 266,000 (confidence interval: 186,000-338,000) premature mortalities across Europe, the USA, and China in 2015 were attributable to...

Icy Warning for Space Missions to Jupiter’s Moon

Icy Warning for Space Missions to Jupiter’s Moon

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A location often earmarked as a potential habitat for extra-terrestrial life could prove to be a tricky place for spacecraft to land, new research has revealed. A team led by scientists from Cardiff University has predicted that fields of sharp ice growing to almost 15 metres tall could be scattered across the equatorial regions of Jupiter's moon, Europa.Previous space...

Intel Announces Launch Date of 9th Generation Core-X Family

Intel Announces Launch Date of 9th Generation Core-X Family

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Intel at its October 8 launch event has announced the 9th generation of its Core processors, namely the "9th Generation Core-X family" that is going toe to toe with AMD's latest Ryzen chips. On Monday, tech-watching sites were glued to what Intel would have to say about the processors, as TechRadar and other sites got busy tracking the launch event.Senior...

Google Shutting Down Its Social Network because of Never-Revealed Data Breach

Google Shutting Down Its Social Network because of Never-Revealed Data Breach

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - An error exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of Google+ users last spring which led to Google closing the social network, in an incident which the company never disclosed to those affected. Google put the “final nail in the coffin” of the Google+ product by shutting down “all consumer functionality,” the Wall Street Journal...

Report: India, Pakistan to Be Hit by More Deadly Heat Waves because of Climate Change

Report: India, Pakistan to Be Hit by More Deadly Heat Waves because of Climate Change

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - New UN’s damning report claims that more heat waves like the one in 2015 in India which killed nearly 2,500 people may become an annual occurrence in India and Pakistan. According to the report published on Monday, if world temperatures do indeed rise by two degrees Celsius, India could see deadly heat waves increase in frequency and become an annual condition.The...

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Closer to Entering Interstellar Space

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Closer to Entering Interstellar Space

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - NASA's Voyager 2 probe may be close to the edge of the solar wind bubble, aka the heliosphere. The vessel has been detecting a five percent increase in cosmic rays since late August, suggesting that it's close to crossing the heliopause (the edge of the solar wind bubble, aka the heliosphere) and entering the interstellar realm.Voyager 1 saw similar increases...

Researchers Find Mysterious ‘Ghost’ Radio Emission That Lasted 25 Years

Researchers Find Mysterious ‘Ghost’ Radio Emission That Lasted 25 Years

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - An extremely bright source of radio emissions was spotted by researchers that blazed into existence in the 1990s and then faded out over next 25 years. Astronomers have revealed the night sky could be full of 'ghost' objects.The say the objects could be commonplace.Law, an assistant research astronomer in the Department of Astronomy at the University of California,...

Study: Mushroom Extract Could Help Save Bees from Virus

Study: Mushroom Extract Could Help Save Bees from Virus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The bees are dying in massive numbers and it is mostly caused by a parasite aptly named Varroa destructor, but in a new study, researchers presented mushrooms as evidence for a surprising solution to DWV. The epiphany that mushrooms could help save the world’s ailing bee colonies struck Paul Stamets while he was in bed.“I love waking dreams,” he said....