Astronomers have discovered a solar system with three separate and misaligned planet-forming discs. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161011134323.htm
Nanoengineers have created a system that transforms nanoparticles into universal modular “LEGO-like” building blocks. http://themelbourneengineer.eng.unimelb.edu.au/2016/10/nanoscale-engineering-transforms-particles-lego-like-building-blocks/
In the first head-to-head comparison between doctors and computer-based diagnostic systems, the computer-based systems outperformed the human doctors in making correct diagnoses by 20%.https://hms.harvard.edu/news/doc-versus-machine-0
Science or Fiction
Skeptical Quote of the Week
‘Keep the company of those who seek the truth-run from those who have found it.’ - Vaclav Havel, writer, philosopher and last president of Czechoslovakia.
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Interview with David Pratt