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The 48-megapixel phones are coming  THE VERGE · 2 hours
Sony and Samsung both announced 48-megapixel image sensors designed for smartphones earlier this year, and we’re starting to hear details of the first devices to make... more
Lifelong Aerobic Exercise May Help Keep Body Young, Says New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 34 minutes
In an analysis of septuagenarians who have been exercising for decades, researchers from Ball... more
Roma mothers held in Slovak hospitals against their will  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
'Outdated' IT and old computers found in Welsh schools  BBC · 2 hours
Schools are too far behind technology such as smartphones and iPads in teaching IT, a watchdog says. more
Tesla CEO Elon Musk taunts US financial regulatory agency  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, openly derided the US Securities and Exchange Commission in an interview aired Sunday, having settled fraud charges with the regulatory agency over an errant... more
Sensitive e-skin embedded with nanowires  nanowerk · 1 hour
Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material. more
Researchers report novel findings on plant hormone  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Jasmonic acid is not just the aromatic odor of the plant Jasminum grandiflorum used in cosmetics and perfume industries. Plants wounded by e.g. chewing herbivores produce jasmonic acid as a defense signal, as a... more
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Taunts US Financial Regulatory Agency  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
Musk had to resign as Tesla chairman under a September arrangement with the SEC to settle fraud charges stemming from a tweet. more
PUBG Mobile Vikendi Map Release Date Leaked, Officially Hits Beta on Monday  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
The mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will reportedly get the highly-awaited snow terrain map Vikendi on December 20. It's available in beta starting Monday. more
Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet  nanowerk · 30 minutes
Process that modifies semiconductor material atom by atom could enable higher-performance electronics. more
New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals  ABC NEWS · 45 minutes
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
New York officials say their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters is a big win for the city—but the math is a little... more
More Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Skins on the Way: Report  Gadgets 360 · 1 hour
Fortnite Android users with a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 may be getting new skins according to a recent datamine. more
Files by Google Gets USB OTG Support, Option to View Full Folder Structure  Gadgets 360 · 1 hour
The updated Files by Google is 9.6MB in size and is available for download via Google Play. more
HPV type 16 or 18 associated with cervical cancer risk in young women  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The human papilloma virus can cause cervical cancer. According to new guidelines in Sweden, women over thirty therefore undergo initial screening for... more
'I was divorced and missed having company'  BBC · 2 hours
Rupert Hunt created flat-sharing website SpareRoom - and then ended up needing to use it himself after his marriage ended. more
Fortnite: Gamer charged with assault during live stream  BBC · 2 hours
He moves off camera and a woman's voice is heard shouting "woman basher" and "you hit me in the face". more
Apple Hires Ex-Mango Health CEO Jason Oberfest  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
Apple has hired Jason Oberfest, former CEO of Mango Health, to reportedly help its users adhere to prescription instructions. more
Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain  MNT · 20 minutes
A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain, causing Parkinsonism. more
Brexit is leading to higher energy prices: study  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Consumers paid on average £75 more in the year after the EU referendum for gas and electricity, according to research by UCL. more
Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Japanese prosecutors Monday formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served a fresh warrant on separate allegations, meaning the tycoon will likely spend Christmas... more
Most people overestimate total number of US gun owners  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Most people vastly overestimate the population of gun owners in the United States, and it potentially influences how groups approach gun policies, according to a study by two University of... more
Honor V20 With Display Hole for Front Camera, 48-Megapixel Rear Camera Unveiled  Gadgets 360 · 1 hour
Huawei-owned sub brand Honor has launched its latest Honor V20 at an event in Hong Kong on Monday. more
Study compares pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non-First Nations children, youth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
First Nations children and youth are experiencing more pain than non-First Nations children, but do not access specialist or mental health services at the... more
Cervical cancer risk is higher in women with positive HPV, but no cellular abnormalities  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Researchers have uncovered an increased risk of cervical cancer in women whose cervical cells test positive for certain high-risk human... more
New artificial intelligence-based system to differentiate between different types of cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
In cancer patients, there can be tremendous variation in the types of cancer cells from one patient to another, even within the same disease.... more
Tenacity and flexibility help maintain psychological well-being, mobility in older people  NEWS MEDICAL · 27 minutes
Tenacious goal pursuit and flexible goal adjustment have been shown to help maintain psychological well-being despite age-related challenges and losses. A recent study demonstrates that tenacity... more
Waggel launches ‘fully digital’ pet insurance  TechCrunch · 28 minutes
Waggel, a new ‘insurtech’ startup in the U.K., is officially launching today to offer what it describes as “fully digital” pet insurance. Founded by Andrew Leal, and Ross Fretten (a contestant of The Apprentice 2017), the... more
Stranger Things Season 3 Trailer Reveals Episode Titles, Releasing 2019  Gadgets 360 · 37 minutes
There’s no still word on the release date for Stranger Things season 3 — Netflix won’t say more than 2019 at this point — but we do have... more
China’s JD.com teams up with Intel to develop ‘smart’ retail experiences  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Months after it landed a major $550 million investment from Google, China’s JD.com — the country’s second highest-profile investor behind Alibaba — has teamed up with... more
Google has acquired one of India’s most popular train tracking apps  TechCrunch · 28 minutes
Google is increasing its efforts in India after it snapped up the team behind popular transportation app ‘Where is my Train.’ The app claims 10 million... more
16-Year-Old Reportedly Electrocuted Wearing Headphones Connected to Charging Smartphone  Gadgets 360 · 37 minutes
There seems to be no information around the brand of the smartphone, pair of earphones, or the make of the charger being used. more
Insights into protein-protein interactions and methods for designing small molecule inhibitors  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Proteins are polymers of amino acids that are linked by peptide bonds and they are one of the major classes of bio-molecules existing in a living... more
Researchers discover a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy - a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells and the... more
Lund University researchers succeed in obtaining dendritic cells by direct reprogramming
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Ecology group posts video of humpback whale playing with log off Vancouver Island
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New Netflix Stranger Things season 3 teaser reveals episode titles - CNET
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Watch 20,000 Jedi and 3,000 Tyrannosaurus rex fight to the death - CNET
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Bordeaux Apple store robbed and vandalized in French riots
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Canada Moose Cree First Nation to get drone deliveries
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Beavers return to Italy after more than 500 years
CBC
Meet Ellen Page's superhero family in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy teaser - CNET
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Google Pixel 3 XL Lite renders leak, 6-inch display w/ no notch [Video]
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Khal Drogo returns! Jason Momoa revisits Game of Thrones on SNL - CNET
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Lethal League Blaze turns handball into a stylish fighting game
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There's a new V8-powered racing Prius in the world, and this one handles - Roadshow
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There's a new V8-powered racing Prius in the world, and this one handles - Roadshow
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Are US trains really that bad? It's complicated - CNET
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Are US trains really that bad? It's complicated - CNET
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Google app 8.70 preps personalized audio news, Material Theme tweaks, adds Pixel Stand Ambient Display setting [APK Insight]
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Review: iPhone XR Clear Case – is it worth the premium price? [Video]
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