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New discovery may help engineers design quieter jet airplanes

Scientists provide new insights into gene regulation

Despite their small brains—ravens are just as clever as chimps

MicroRNA pathway could lead to new avenues for leukemia treatment

Genes for two molecules in rats found to be involved in response to cocaine and other stimulants

Online empathy intervention course found to reduce student suspension rates

Ingenious method enables sharper flat-panel displays at lower energy costs

Software helps decrypt embryonic development

Superfast light source made from artificial atom

Einsteins theory of relativity faces satellite test

Researchers create artificial protein to control assembly of buckyballs

US absorbed carbon dioxide despite drought

Could Earths light blue color be a signature of life?

Antenna design turns entire vehicles into broadcasting equipment

When it comes to analysts, forecasting is a red herring

Could off-grid electricity systems accelerate energy access?

Does learning improve when every student gets a laptop?

Student satellites fly freely on their orbit in space

Micro-needle insertion into hippocampus helps brain regeneration in animal model of Alzheimers disease

Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

Ultrasound to safely measure brain pressure

Tissue-engineered artificial lung that mimics the response of the human lung to drugs, toxins and other agents

Study finds psychedelic drugs may reduce domestic violence

Debunking digital eyestrain and blue light myths

Research identifies compound that reverses symptoms of Alzheimers, Parkinsons

New light shed on causes of movement disorders Parkinsons disease

Regenerating brain tissue brings hope for a new treatment against Alzheimers and Parkinsons

Dental stem cells could revolutionize treatment for patients who face extractions

Scientists discover pathway that may lead to Alzheimers disease

Music improves baby brain responses to music and speech

A rational drug engineering approach could breathe new life into drug development

Myoelectric devices meet sensory-motor integration

Reducing the sodium content of packaged foods: How does Canada measure up?

Could ferocious lightning storms on other planets beam radio signals to Earth?

Controlling RNA in living cells: Modular, programmable proteins can be used to track or manipulate gene expression

New structure identified in membrane of disease-causing bacteria

Bioreactors ready for the big time

Rainbow-coloured hydrothermal systems show spectrum of extreme life on Earth

On the trail of a hazy global killer

Stepless control devices with flexible pressure sensors

Stepless control devices with flexible pressure sensors

Changes in microbiome during canine atopic dermatitis could lead to antibiotic-free therapies

Delivery services vie to offer instant —or at least same-day —gratification

Innovation making waves pulling water from air

Flipping a chemical switch helps perovskite solar cells beat the heat

How retail stores are using virtual reality to make shopping more fun


10 best over-ear headphones available today | TechRadar

MacBook Pro 2016 release date, news and rumors | TechRadar

5 best 13-inch laptops: top systems that balance portabilty and power | TechRadar

This giant 4K monitor takes PC gaming to the next level | TechRadar

Amazon Prime Music user? You can now stream to Sonos | TechRadar

Oh snap! Google reveals Android Wear Mode for interchangeable bands | TechRadar

Brixo brings Internet of Things to Lego – CNET

City gives in to people who text and walk, embeds traffic lights in sidewalk – CNET

How to find an unsaved Word document in Windows 10 – CNET

One Gene, Many Proteins | Quanta Magazine

News Picks: Wind farms have little effect on local climate, study says–study-says-a-news-pick-post;jsessionid=9x5Xheq7Xi2JDB8l7m2q6CzF.x-aip-live-02

News Picks: Incredible light activity photographed above thunderstorms;jsessionid=9x5Xheq7Xi2JDB8l7m2q6CzF.x-aip-live-02

Quantum filter integrates 20,000 Josephson junctions –

First 20 year Commercial Licensing Agreement for Graphenes

FEI and CEOS deliver First Sub-Angstrom, Low-Voltage Electron (SALVE) Microscope to the University of Ulm

Bruker Introduces First of Its Kind Dimensional Analysis System

New Anti-Biofilm Nano Coating Prevents Bacterial Growth on Metal Surfaces

Sophia, The Personable Robot From Hanson Robotics.: Science Fiction in the News

The First Drone Cafe Started By Dutch Students: Science Fiction in the News

Beetle saved in amber had helicopter wings | Science News

Uncertainty is stressful, but that’s not always a bad thing | Science News

Vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning — ScienceDaily

Investigating world’s oldest human footprints with software designed to decode crime scenes — ScienceDaily

The light stuff: A brand-new way to produce electron spin currents: Physicists have demonstrated using non-polarized light to produce a spin voltage in a metal — ScienceDaily

Answer to antibiotic-resistant infections could already be on the market — ScienceDaily

What scientists know — and dont know — about sexual orientation — ScienceDaily

Babies Whove Got Rhythm Might Have An Easier Time Learning Languages — ScienceDaily

Metal ions first sneak in, then bust through — ScienceDaily

3D vision makes industrial robots friendly — ScienceDaily

Scientists reveal secrets of a deadly virus family: Findings could guide development of treatments for Lassa fever — ScienceDaily

Rainbow-coloured hydrothermal systems show spectrum of extreme life on Earth — ScienceDaily

Radioactive waste disposal could be safer and cheaper — ScienceDaily

I ate GEs hottest hot sauce and lived to tell about it – CNET

Dropbox looks to declutter your hard drive – CNET

YouTube gets better at watching you – CNET

iPhone Upgrade Program launches at online Apple Store – CNET

Amazons restaurant deliveries come to San Francisco – CNET

New Dinosaur: Getting Inside the Head of a Giant – Dead Things : Dead Things–cUGZipI

Outsmarting Climate Change on a Budget |

A scientific study of binge TV watching finds that yes, youll probably regret it. – Seriously, Science?–ykGZipI

Take in the Beauty of This Gravity Web That Connects Galaxies Across the Universe | Smart News | Smithsonian

Fire Devastates New Delhis National Museum of Natural History | Smart News | Smithsonian

China Is Building a Robot Army of Model Workers

Is the Chatbot Trend One Big Misunderstanding?

A Space Mission to the Gravitational Focus of the Sun

Getting Cheap Wind Power Where It’s Needed Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers are Weaker than Predicted – Scientific American

American Cars on Track to Double Fuel Efficiency – Scientific American

Can Starshot Work? – Scientific American Blog Network

Sounds Like a Winner! – Scientific American Blog Network

How earthquakes might trigger faraway volcanoes | Science | AAAS

AI talent grab sparks excitement and concern : Nature News & Comment

Seven chemical separations to change the world : Nature News & Comment

Can two new books save the internet from its own success? | New Scientist

Bathing in blue light before surgery may prevent organ damage | New Scientist

A mind trick that can break down your brain’s barrier to success | New Scientist

Prescription monitoring system to curb drug abuse in Australia | New Scientist

Hubble Spies A Moon Orbiting A Distant Dwarf Planet | Popular Science

German Texters Get Street Signals In The Sidewalk | Popular Science

Uber, Google, Ford Create Self-Driving Car Lobbying Group | Popular Science

Wood-And-Glue Skyscrapers Are On The Rise | Popular Science

Valkyrie Might Be The Baddest And Most Gorgeous Plane Ever Made | Popular Science

Hydraulic Press Gets Schooled By A Dictionary | Popular Science

Floating food forest brings nourishing nosh to New York

Graphene-based ultracapacitors give trucks a boost of acceleration

PolySmooth and Polysher take the edge(s) off 3D printing

Behind the scenes at GEs future-forward factory

How Many People Can the Earth Actually Hold?

The North Faces New Backpack Pops Wide Open With a Button Push For Easy Stuffing

FCC Chairman Just Gave the Nightmare Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger a Thumbs Up

Wikipedia Is Basically a Corporate Bureaucracy, According to a New Study

Putin Annexes Sky, Exiles Dissident Clouds

Why Nuclear Fusion Reactors Wont Blow Up

The Hilarious But Scientific Explanation for Why We Fail

DARPAs Latest Concept Video Looks Like a Bad 90s Movie in an Awesome Way

Every Phone Sold in India Will Soon Have a Panic Button For Womens Safety

Nokias About to Go Crazy With Digital Health Hardware


Plant-derived food additive touted as replacement for overuse of antibiotics : TreeHugger

OPLØFT adjustable standing desk makes a more dynamic workspace : TreeHugger

PULL Pavilion is a multifunctional room-in-a-box on wheels | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

INFOGRAPHIC: How short-term energy is killing our planet | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This amazing Twicycle bike is powered by your arms and legs | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

INFOGRAPHIC: How smart cities are creating a greener future | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Is fracking to blame for this crazy river fire? | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Fish Bar: New 10,000-square-foot floating bar and restaurant aboard a revamped yacht coming to Pier 81 | Inhabitat New York City

Citizen Bridge connecting Brooklyn to Governors Island one step closer to reality | Inhabitat New York City

Swirling YDP Tower in Seoul is wrapped in the clients 3D fingerprint | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Treetop Bridges Are the High Line of the Adirondacks – Curbed Ski

New Study Examines Impact of Parental Money on Millennial Homebuying – Curbed

Kengo Kuma Reveals Details of Alberni by Kuma

H&A conceives jordan tower as green landmark in tehran

Eight important trends from Milan design week 2016

Studio Dror imagines second dome for Montreals Expo 67 site

Open365 Is An Open Source Alternative to Microsoft Office 365 – Slashdot

Tesla Will Install More Energy Storage With SolarCity In 2016 Than The US Installed In 2015 – Slashdot

This ceiling mount for Amazon Echo makes perfect sense – SlashGear

Microsoft offers a free Lumia 950 for every Lumia 950 XL – SlashGear

First look: Samsung Gear Fit 2 and Gear IconX revealed | VentureBeat | Mobile | by Evan Blass

Wiivv Wearables shoe insoles are just the start of custom 3D-printed bionic items | VentureBeat | Business | by Dean Takahashi

Linden Lab wants users to create social experiences in virtual reality world | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi

Bossa Novas retail robots ensure store shelves are always stocked | VentureBeat | Business | by Paul Sawers

While SpaceX eyes its “BFR,” an early employee now pursues an “SFR” | Ars Technica

Five cheap or free ways to make a PC faster | ZDNet

PompAdapter can cut your device charging time in half | ZDNet

Yup, you can now print with metal | ZDNet

Vo Trong Nghia Proposes Green City Hall for Bac Ninh City | ArchDaily

The 10 Best Architect Designed Products at Milan Design Week 2016 | ArchDaily

Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals Winning Proposal for Sberbank Technopark in Moscow | ArchDaily

Wildflower Seed Bombs Help Bee Population Growth | Digital Trends

10 Google Maps Tips & Tricks For Faster Navigation, Exploring | Digital Trends

Kuners KuPower Is a 2-In-1 Storage and Battery Pack | Digital Trends

Amazon Echo: Full Device Compatibility List | Digital Trends

Intraix Introduces Smart Home Hub Device, Klug Home | Digital Trends

Roku opens up about licensing, its vision for TV, and competing with Google | TechRadar

Skype for Business finally makes its way to the Mac | Computerworld

Mozilla taps possible homes for Thunderbird email client | Computerworld

Dropbox wants to stretch desktop file storage to infinity | Computerworld

For the remotest IoT gear, cellular and satellite are coming together | Computerworld

You can now buy Ubuntu’s first flagship, octa-core phone | News |

Leather alternative replaces animal hide with pineapple leaves | Science! |

The hidden wonders of PAX East 2016 | Games |

This foldable Hover Camera can fit in your pocket or follow you around | T3

Race drivers are getting a new connected suit to keep them legit | T3

iPhone 7: 10 things we definitely (maybe) know about Apples new all-glass flagship | T3

Apple Music hits 13 million paying subscribers | TechCrunch

The restaurant OS  | TechCrunch

Regulators order environmental impact study of Lyft Line and UberPOOL | TechCrunch

HTC announces $100M Vive X virtual reality accelerator program | TechCrunch

Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg and others urge Congress to fund K-12 computer science education | TechCrunch

Are we experiencing transportation’s Instagram moment? | TechCrunch

With $25.5M in new funding, Trov launches on-demand insurance for individual items | TechCrunch

Melomind is a pair of headphones that will teach you how to relax | TechCrunch

Vector Space Systems aims to launch satellites by the hundreds | TechCrunch

The driverless truck is coming, and it’s going to automate millions of jobs | TechCrunch

Goldman Sachs launches GS Bank, an Internet bank with a $1 minimum deposit | TechCrunch

Logitechs Harmony app brings smart home control to Android TV

US government wants cyber forces that think like the enemy

VR LAN party software launches for free on Thursday

Twitter just released its playbook for building great mobile apps

Google patent for drone delivery might place far too much faith in human logic

6 awesome tips to use your camera phone for more than selfies

Social Autopsy wants to become a search engine for anything bad youve ever said online

Hear for iOS turns the world into a surreal, useful soundscape

Volvo is bringing its self-driving cars to London | The Verge

Samsung is working on truly wireless earbuds | The Verge

Apple now makes more money from its services than selling Macs | The Verge

A tiny moon was found orbiting a dwarf planet at the edge of our Solar System | The Verge

Larry Pages dream of building a Google Island could be coming true | The Verge

The creator of Roborace is supplying Formula E with electric trucks | The Verge

Mazdas future is hidden in these completely mad vintage racecars | The Verge

This Android app uses ultrasound to share links | The Verge

Uber drivers can now find the cheapest gas stations within the app | The Verge

Why the Ratchet & Clank movie adaptation stays true to the game | The Verge

The virtual reality successor to Second Life will open to 3D artists this summer | The Verge

Volkswagen just killed its most exciting car | The Verge

Microsoft testing app handoff feature for Windows 10 | The Verge

Panasonics pink Dalek delivery bot has been cleared for hospital work | The Verge

Logitech made the iPad Pro charging dock Apple refused to | The Verge



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