At The Conversation: Why DO astronomers believe dark matter exists? 

Is dark matter the Higgs boson, hard to find but eventually found, or the ether, once believed to pervade the universe? If twenty years pass with no dark matter, unfortunately, the needle will tilt a bit more toward the ether.

Source: At The Conversation: Why DO astronomers believe dark matter exists? | Uncommon Descent

Do Churches Need a Catechism for Robots? | Mind Matters

Some people have taken Pope Francis’s musings in recent years to mean pretty much whatever they want them to mean. For example, But Francis’s wide arms have arguably never stretched further than a mass in 2014 when he suggested the church would baptize Martians. “If—for example—tomorrow an exp

Source: Do Churches Need a Catechism for Robots? | Mind Matters

A smart artificial hand for amputees merges user and robotic control –

Scientists have successfully tested new neuroprosthetic technology that combines robotic control with users’ voluntary control, opening avenues in the new interdisciplinary field of shared control for neuroprosthetic technologies.

Source: A smart artificial hand for amputees merges user and robotic control — ScienceDaily