Tag: <span>scientists</span>

A scientist’s 13 year crusade to save Tasmania’s shy albatross

Posted December 12, 2015 08:56:29 Photo: Medical professional Rachael Alderman weighs a shy albatross fledgeling on Albatross Island. The scientists are bitten repeatedly performing this perform (Supplied: Matthew Newton) Associated Story: Art meets science on a remote Bass Strait island Spreading awareness of Tasmania’s vulnerable species of sea bird, the shy albatross, is the important…


Scientists teach computers how to learn like humans

Posted December 11, 2015 12:04:03 Photo: New research compares human and machine finding out for a wide variety of basic visual ideas such as drawing characters from alphabets (Danqing Wang) For artificial intelligence and smart machines to really take off, computers are going to have to consider more like folks, according to authorities in the…


NASA chief: Government climate scientists won’t be intimidated

Agen Sabung Ayam Bolden, far left, and Sullivan, far appropriate, were crew mates on the mission that launched the Hubble Space Telescope. (credit: NASA) As NOAA has endured a series of Congressional attacks this fall for its climate change research, the agency’s administrator, Kathryn Sullivan, has largely remained silent. But the former astronaut’s wing mate…