Month: August 2019

Area of Circles – Lesson 9.2

Here, we find area of circles. Remember, area is always SQUARE UNITS. Read more: youtube.com

ByteDance launches a new search portal that returns a mix of results from the Web and its own platforms

ByteDance has taken another step into search with the launch of a new search portal today. Called Toutiao Search, the portal is part of the website for Toutiao, the news aggregator owned by ByteDance, and currently optimized only for mobile. Though it is part of Toutiao’s website, the portal is separate from the Toutiao’s own […]

A much less invasive way to monitor pressure in the brain

Traumatic brain injuries, as well as infectious diseases such as meningitis, can lead to brain swelling and dangerously high pressure in the brain. If untreated, patients are at risk for brain damage, and in some cases elevated pressure can be fatal. Current techniques for measuring pressure within the brain are so invasive that the measurement […]

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $30M backed by Goldman Sachs

Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 has raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing from Nigerian commercial banks. The company — with an Uber -like app that connects truckers and companies to delivery services — will use the funds to upgrade its platform and expand […]

Boosting computing power for the future of particle physics

A new machine learning technology tested by an international team of scientists including MIT Assistant Professor Philip Harris and postdoc Dylan Rankin, both of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, can spot specific particle signatures among an ocean of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) data in the blink of an eye. Sophisticated and swift, the new system […]

Circumference – Lesson 9.1

This lesson shows you how to use circumference to solve problems. Read more: youtube.com

A Secret Mason Code in Washington, DC? | What On Earth? (Full Episode)

First seen from space by Gemini Astronauts in 1965, the Eye of the Sahara is a beautiful circular structure 25 miles across, but exactly how it formed remains a mystery. Meanwhile are the most extraordinary clouds emanating from an island in the Indian Ocean evidence of a terrifying new weather weapon? And are there Masonic […]

Original Content podcast: ‘Another Life’ is no masterpiece, but we want a second season anyway

Most critics haven’t found much to like in “Another Life,” a new space opera on Netflix, but look: We had a good time with it. The show stars Katee Sackhoff (best known as Starbuck on “Battlestar Galactica”), who plays Niko Breckinridge, the leader of an expedition across the galaxy to make contact with aliens who […]

Study links certain metabolites to stem cell function in the intestine

MIT biologists have discovered an unexpected effect of a ketogenic, or fat-rich, diet: They showed that high levels of ketone bodies, molecules produced by the breakdown of fat, help the intestine to maintain a large pool of adult stem cells, which are crucial for keeping the intestinal lining healthy. The researchers also found that intestinal […]

Solving Surface Area Problems – Lesson 9.4

Here, we find the surface area of prisms and composite figures. Read more: youtube.com