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This is the best Xbox One S bundle price we've seen all holiday season  Windows Central · 2 hours
There's no way this deal will last for long, so don't wait on it! Just yesterday, Thrifter shared news of... more
Assessing the promise of gallium oxide as an ultrawide bandgap semiconductor  SCIENCE DAILY · 30 minutes
In microelectronic devices, the bandgap is a major factor determining the electrical conductivity of the underlying materials, and a more recent class of semiconductors with ultrawide... more
A new model of ice friction helps scientists understand how glaciers flow  SCIENCE DAILY · 30 minutes
Despite the looming ecological consequences, glacier motion remains poorly understood. The bedrock, the ice-bed interface and the water-filled cavities all affect friction and influence... more
Instagram adds new ‘Questions in Live’ and interactive music features in Stories  9to5Mac · 39 minutes
Instagram is out today with several updates to its iOS and Android apps. A new “Questions in Live” feature allows users to interact in... more
Google opening new AI lab at Princeton University to foster academic collaboration  9to5Google · 37 minutes
Over the past year, Google AI has opened a number of research facilities around the world. The latest will be a lab at Princeton... more
Astronomers Find Pristine Gas Cloud 12.3 Billlion Light-Years Away  SCI-NEWS.COM · 46 seconds
According to a Swinburne University of Technology-led study, the newly-discovered relic cloud of gas is unpolluted by stars... more
Gift Guide: Indie games for players worn out on AAA titles  TechCrunch · 33 minutes
2018 has been a big year for big games, and with new titles from the Assassin’s Creed, Red Dead Redemption, Call of Duty, and Battlefield franchises... more
Ex-Googlers meld humans & machines at new cobotics startup Formant  TechCrunch · 33 minutes
Our distinct skillsets and shortcomings mean people and robots will join forces for the next few decades. Robots are tireless, efficient, and reliable, but in a millisecond through... more
Graphene's magic is in the defects  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
A team of researchers has solved a longstanding puzzle of how to build ultra-sensitive, ultra-small electrochemical sensors with homogenous and predictable properties by discovering how to engineer graphene structure on an atomic level. more
Greener days ahead for carbon fuels  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
A discovery shows that recycling carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals and fuels can be economical and efficient -- all through a single copper catalyst. more
New megalibrary approach proves useful for the rapid discovery of new materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 30 minutes
Identifying the best material for a given application -- catalysts, light-harvesting structures, biodiagnostic labels, pharmaceuticals and electronic devices -- is traditionally a slow and... more
Artificial intelligence meets materials science  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
A research team is harnessing the power of machine learning, data science and the domain knowledge of experts to autonomously discover new materials. more
Today's children reach bone maturity earlier, study reveals  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
Children born in the most recent century have bones that reach full maturity earlier -- by nearly 10 months in girls and nearly seven months in boys -- according to a new... more
Tesla’s China factory and the missed growth opportunity  TechCrunch · 33 minutes
Tesla made its ambition for world domination known when it announced its intention to build a factory in China. The move makes sense — but it might be shortsighted. more
Study: Twitter is a 'toxic place' for women - CNET  CNET · 39 minutes
Female journalists and politicians received a "problematic" or "abusive" tweet every 30 seconds on average, says a study by Amnesty International and Element AI. more
Medical News Today: Losartan potassium: Uses and warnings  MNT · 42 minutes
Losartan potassium is a drug that effectively treats high blood pressure and diabetic neuropathy. This article provides an overview of the benefits, effectiveness, side effects, and warnings associated with losartan potassium. more
To understand life expectancy fall, start in West Virginia  ABC NEWS · 46 minutes
West Virginia serves as harbinger of health woes: overdoses, suicides, obesity and sinking life expectancy more
You can use SteamVR with Windows Mixed Reality. Here's how.  Windows Central · 17 minutes
SteamVR integration with Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) is here in the form of a bridging app, letting you inject yourself into the vast Steam platform. You're now getting... more
Dive-bombing for love: Male hummingbirds dazzle females with a highly synchronized display  SCIENCE DAILY · 30 minutes
Male Broad-tailed Hummingbirds perform dramatic aerial courtship dives to impress females. In a new study, scientists have shown that diving males closely time key... more
With a focus on high-risk patients, researcher eyes eliminating TB for good  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
A focus on high-risk tuberculosis patients may be the answer to stalled progress in stamping out the illness in the United States. more
Optimizing restoration can deliver an eightfold increase in cost-effectiveness  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
A new study presents a novel approach to identify optimal priority areas for restoration, considering multiple criteria such as biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and reduction of costs. In a... more
Buruli ulcer: Promising new drug candidate against a forgotten disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
Buruli ulcer is a neglected tropical disease (NTD) resulting in debilitating skin lesions, disabilities and stigmatisation. The current antibiotic treatment is long and has severe adverse side effects.... more
Nearly one in five Tibetan refugee schoolchildren has tuberculosis infection, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
In a tuberculosis screening and treatment initiative covering the entire population of Tibetan refugee schoolchildren in northern India, a team of researchers says it... more
Hitman 2 gets festive with the free ‘Holiday Hoarders’ pack  Windows Central · 54 minutes
Hitman 2 is going festive. Warner Bros. released Hitman 2 on Xbox One and other platforms on November 13, 2018. In order to become the perfect assassin, you... more
Machine-learning research unlocking molecular cages' energy-saving potential  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
Nanosized cages may play a big role in reducing energy consumption in science and industry, and machine-learning research aims to accelerate the deployment of these remarkable molecules. more
Gene identified with a key role in plant adaptation to fluctuating soil salinity levels  SCIENCE DAILY · 43 minutes
Researchers have identified modifications in a sodium transporter gene with key consequences for plants needing to adapt to fluctuating soil... more
Experts identify 'tipping point' in tree disease outbreaks  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 minutes
Experts have found a way to model disease progression and predict the 'tipping point' of a disease, providing early warning indicators that an epidemic is imminent and action needs to be taken. more
Takeaway containers -- the environmental cost of packing our favorite fast-foods  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 minutes
Scientists say more should be done to tackle the growing environmental impact of takeaway food containers. A new study estimates there are 2025 million takeaway containers... more
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of spirulina?  MNT · 5 minutes
Spirulina is blue-green algae often hailed as a superfood. It contains many key nutrients and may have wide-ranging benefits, including for blood pressure, diabetes, and removing toxic chemicals from the... more
A versatile vaccine that can protect mice from emerging tick-borne viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 minutes
Researchers have developed a vaccine that is effective in mice against Powassan virus, an emerging tick-borne virus that can cause life-threatening encephalitis in humans. They also... more
Apple no longer signing iOS 12.1 after release of iOS 12.1.1 and iOS 12.1.2
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Trump revives US Space Command for military operations - CNET
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HTC ‘rebooting’ smartphone sales with flagship and mid-range models in 2019
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Google Home can now read events from shared G Suite calendars for some users
9to5Google
The 10 best documentaries of 2018
THE VERGE
The 10 best documentaries of 2018
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The 10 best documentaries of 2018
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The 10 best documentaries of 2018
THE VERGE
The 10 best documentaries of 2018
THE VERGE
The 10 best documentaries of 2018
THE VERGE
The 10 best documentaries of 2018
THE VERGE
The 10 best documentaries of 2018
THE VERGE
The 10 best documentaries of 2018
THE VERGE
The 10 best documentaries of 2018
THE VERGE
Cargo ships are emitting boatloads of carbon, and nobody wants to take the blame
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How to avoid overspending: uncover the psychology behind why people buy
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Shazam reveals 2018's most-searched songs
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Satechi launches sleek new USB-C Stand Hub for iMac and iMac Pro with seven ports
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Satechi launches sleek new USB-C Stand Hub for iMac and iMac Pro with seven ports
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