A new rundown of how much energy data centers around the world use shows that they don't use as much power as previously believed.
Feb. 28, 2020 • ~5 min
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Big data could give archaeology a big boost, researchers show with new work on the Inca Empire. But they have some caveats about its power, too.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~7 min
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Researchers have stored and retrieved image data from mixtures containing molecules they made in the lab. It's a step forward for molecular data storage.
Feb. 18, 2020 • ~5 min
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"DNA is currently the only data storage medium that can also exist as a liquid, which allows us to insert it into objects of any shape."
Dec. 9, 2019 • ~6 min
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Analyzing 8 million books and 65 million newspaper articles let researchers measure national happiness levels from 1820 - 2009 for the first time.
Oct. 15, 2019 • ~5 min
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"The methane budget helps us place human methane emissions in context and provides a baseline against which to assess future changes."
Oct. 14, 2019 • ~5 min
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Gathering better data, and making them accessible to health leaders, could help close the gaps between urban and rural public health.
Aug. 26, 2019 • ~5 min
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You might have seen articles ranking the most polluted cities in the world, but a lack of good information makes it difficult to really know.
Aug. 16, 2019 • ~4 min
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