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Alexa hackathon points to future where virtual assistants talk just like humans

Alexa hackathon points to future where virtual assistants talk just like humans Why it matters to you The digital assistants seen in movies like Her or Iron Man may not be as far off as you think, if the Alexa hackathon is any indication.While current Amazon Alexa assistive features are great, they are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what future digital assistants might be capable of.

Why you get butterflies in your stomach

Why you get butterflies in your stomach Dr.Roshini Raj explains what causes the feeling of butterflies in your stomach.

A modern-day Noah’s Ark? The Tsunamiball may help people survive natural disasters

A modern-day Noah’s Ark? The Tsunamiball may help people survive natural disasters To help people stay safe during natural disasters, a Palo Alto, California-based designer named Chris Robinson created a unique pod he calls the Tsunamiball.Designed to survive an inland tsunami, Robinson’s creation has people dubbing it a “modern day ark.

MorphoSource platform uses X-ray images to let researchers study dead specimens

MorphoSource platform uses X-ray images to let researchers study dead specimens Browse the exhibits in your nearest natural history museum and you will find a medley of different specimens, from contemporary insects to extinct species, microscopic organisms, and even nonbiological artifacts.“Any specimen that contributes to the understanding of natural history is accepted.

David Attenborough’s ‘Hold the World’ will teach you about fossils

David Attenborough’s ‘Hold the World’ will teach you about fossils In partnership with Sky and London’s Natural History Museum, he’ll be narrating a new experience called Hold the World, a VR application that looks to teach you about objects that you can (virtually) hold in your hands.The Natural History Museum in London is an enormous building and institution, containing more than 80 million artifacts from Earth’s storied history.