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Interstellar Visitor Stays Silent: for Now, No Signs of Aliens on 'Oumuamua
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:00:00 GMT
From https:
The bizarre object is emitting no obvious radio signals, but observations and analyses have just begun

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


With FCC Net Neutrality Ruling, the U.S. Could Lose Its Lead in Online Consumer Protection
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:45:00 GMT
From https:
As the U.S. weakens its protections for internet users, it risks falling behind the rest of the world

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


First Snapshot of Zika-Affected Toddlers Portends a Life of Struggle
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:45:00 GMT
From https:
Children exposed to the virus in utero are now missing developmental milestones

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


A Guide to the World Bitcoin Created
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:00:00 GMT
From https:
The first big digital currency gave us a glimpse of a new economic order—one that raises more questions than answers

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Global Warming Tied to Hurricane Harvey
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30:00 GMT
From https:
Harvey's record rainfall was three times more likely than a storm from the early 1900s 

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


For Baby's Brain to Benefit, Read the Right Books at the Right Time
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:00:00 GMT
From https:
Tales with individual faces and objects seem to help

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ohio Passes Law Barring Abortion over Down Syndrome Diagnosis
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:30:00 GMT
From https:
Doctors that perform the procedure would risk both losing their medical licenses and a felony charge

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Evolution of Trust in a Digital Economy
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:00:00 GMT
From https:
The ultimate social impact of blockchain technology depends on who controls our digital identities

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Why One Med School Embraces DACA Recipients
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:30:00 GMT
From https:
Med school “Dreamers” will give more care to underserved communities

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Proposed CVSaAetna Merger Could Threaten Patient Privacy
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:00 GMT
From https:
Aetna is notable for not selling anonymized patient data—but CVS, like many pharmacy chains, does

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


How Bacteria May Help Regulate Blood Pressure
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:15:00 GMT
From https:
Smell receptors in kidneys sniff out signals from gut bacteria for cues to moderate blood pressure

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Beyond Bitcoin: How Technology Could Help Fix Our Broken Financial System
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMT
From https:
New financial networks could stop the concentration of wealth and increase participation in the economy—but only if used with care

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


All the Ways Trump Shaped Science in 2017
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:45:00 GMT
From https:
From a rollback of environmental protections to unsuccessful attempts to repeal health care, here’s a look at the president’s impact on science in his first year in office

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Something Clicks for Dolphin Identification
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:48:00 GMT
From https:
Machine-learning algorithms teased seven distinct dolphin clicking patterns from a library of more than 50 million clicks, identifying one species by sound alone. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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Loss of net neutrality could harm research
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Moves to create a multi-speed Internet could push science into the slow lane.

Bureaucratic drag dents Japanas nuclear science
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
i>>?Japan needs a better way to assess whether research reactors are safe to re-open.

How to avoid glib interdisciplinarity
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From feeds.nature
To make progress on the grand challenges, authors, reviewers and editors must take the time to respect each othersa expertise and blind spots.

Zimbabweas new governmentA must commit to science
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From feeds.nature
As a new president takes office, scientists in the country and beyond should urge the administration to make science a priority, says Dexter Tagwireyi.

Dodgy citations, fusion milestone and a skeleton called Little Foot
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From feeds.nature
The week in science: 8a14 December 2017.

Nine researchers sue University of Rochester over sexual-harassment allegations
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Lawsuit alleges that the institution mishandled complaints about cognitive scientist Florian Jaeger.

Tasmanian tiger genome offers clues to its extinction
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Geneticists analyse DNA from preserved pup, more than 80 years after the last of its kind died.

Acupuncture in cancer study reignites debate about controversial technique
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Large study suggests acupuncture could help women stick with unpleasant cancer treatments.

US graduate students in uproar over proposed tax hike
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Worries over the cost of an education spill over into protests.

Argentinian geoscientist faces criminal charges over glacier survey
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Government researcher Ricardo Villalba stands accused of shaping a study to benefit mining interests.

The science thatas never been cited
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Nature investigates how many papers really end up without a single citation.

Deploy vaccines to fight superbugs
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Immunizations combined with antibiotics could be our best shot at combating drug-resistant microbes, argue Rino Rappuoli, David E. Bloom and Steve Black.

Five priorities for weather and climate research
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Adapt to how data are made and used, urge Aystein Hov and colleagues.

Planetariums and the rise of spectacular science
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Marek Kukula enjoys a cultural history of the theatres that give us a taste of space.

A manifesto for slow science, the biology of personal space, and an intimate look at the neuroscience of food: Books in brief
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Barbara Kiser reviews five of the weekas best science picks.

Lyme disease laid bare
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
James G. Logan hails a study of the controversial tick-borne condition.

Snow leopard conservation status is spot on
Date: 0
From feeds.nature


Pricing not enough for deep carbon cuts
Date: 0
From feeds.nature


How to spare half a planet
Date: 0
From feeds.nature


Medical legacy of sanctions in Iran
Date: 0
From feeds.nature


Standardize future device connections for computers
Date: 0
From feeds.nature


Ronald Breslow (1931a2017)
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Organic chemist who took inspiration from nature.

Fifteen minutes
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From feeds.nature
Turn on, tune in, log off.

Early embryos kept in check
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
As pluripotent stem cells become primed to give rise to all bodily cell types, they begin to form the amniotic cavity in which the mammalian fetus will grow. A checkpoint that gates this transition has now been identified.

A dark side to omega-3 fatty acids
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
The molecule 19,20-dihydroxydocosapentaenoic acid, formed by the metabolism of a fatty acid involved in normal brain function, promotes the development of a diabetes-associated form of blindness in a mouse model.

Longer life through an odd Pol enzyme
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
The evolutionarily conserved enzyme RNA polymerase III is a driver of protein synthesis and cell growth. It emerges that partial suppression of this essential enzyme extends lifespan in yeast, roundworms and flies.

Viruses hijack a long non-coding RNA
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
aaaaaaaManipulation of host-cell metabolism is an essential aspect of viral replication cycles. Viral co-option of a cellular long non-protein-coding RNA has now been found to be a key step in this process.

Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:55:36 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Amazon.com will start selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV, which compete against its Fire TV, on its online store, an Amazon spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday.


US Marines test self flying helicopter
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:30:28 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The helicopters will initially replace resupply convoys of trucks bringing fuel, food, water, ammunition and medical supplies to the front lines, officials hope.


Now academic says natural history museums are 'sexist'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:29:56 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Museum collections (pictured, the Natural History Museum in London) are dominated by male animals with their flashy antlers and feathers, leaving females in the minority.


Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:15:54 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Hackers likely working for a nation-state invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility and halted operations, according to cyber investigators.


Going to Mars could cause astronauts to lose BONE
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:50:37 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers at the VCU School of Engineering researchers discovered that radiation alone does not have an effect on muscle loss - but, it does amplify the negative effects on the bones.


Geologists discover 60-million-year-old meteorite strike
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:24:38 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
A team of geologists setting out to study volcanic rocks on Scotland's Isle of Skye instead discovered evidence of a 60 million-year-old meteorite impact.


FCC regulators overturn controversial net neutrality rules
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:57:31 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The 3-2 ruling sets up a court fight over a move that opponents fear will recast the digital landscape. An FCC official told DailyMail.com that a bomb threat was phoned in, briefly clearing the room.


Mice used a higher pitch when talking to opposite sex
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:43:42 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from the Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology, Austria discovered that mice alter their bird-like vocalizations depending on who theyare communicating with.


Scientists solve speed surprise in stratospheric stunt
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:41:32 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Munich researchers say his protective suit and backpack gave him a very irregular shape, which appears to reduce the aerodynamic drag that increases as objects near the sound barrier.


US military to send cyber soldiers to the battlefield
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:20:17 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
US Army will soon send teams of cyber warriors to the battlefield, officials said Wednesday, as the military increasingly looks to take the offensive against enemy computer networks.


Samsung's $200 Bixby speaker go on sale 'early next year'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:17:55 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Bloomberg says the speakers will have a 'strong focus on audio quality and the management of connected home appliances such as lights and locks.'


NASA has discovered eighth planet in distant star system
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:32:09 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered an eighth planet in a distant star system, the first time a faraway star has been found to have the same number of planets as our own.


Singing 'Happy Birthday' at the sink will help wash hands
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:29:23 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Michelle Sconce Massaquoi, a microbiologist at the University of Oregon, breaks down the classic mistakes we all make, and reveals tips to ensure a good hand-clean.


Luxury 200ft super yacht Caronte has its own helipad
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:23:54 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The impressive ship, called Caronte, was made by Italian company Lazzarini Design Studio and has three bedrooms, six extra sub cabins below, its own swimming pool and gym.


Jay-Z's Tidal 'may only have cash to last six months'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:19:29 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The company reportedly has just six months of working capital left, despite Sprint purchasing a 33 per cent stake in Tidal at the start of the year, which was supposed to last 12 to 18 months.


AI brain chips will create a new breed of superhumans
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:37:29 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Speaking at Web Summit in Lisbon, Bryan Johnson founder of Kernel a start-up developing brain microchips, said unlocking the mind is the 'greatest thing' humanity can achieve (stock image).


Canadian study reveals why a family meal is so important
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:26:25 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health benefits, a new Canadian study shows.


Wi-fi increases pregnant women's risk of a miscarriage
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:21:22 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California, built on previous studies linking such radiation to genetic damage that can cause poor human health.


Space capsule with astronauts returns safely to Earth
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:48:22 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
A Soyuz capsule containing Nasaas Randy Bresnik, Russiaas Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency landed on schedule at 2:37pm on the Kazakhstan steppes .


Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:46:20 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
By Stephen NellisDec 14 (Reuters) - Andrew Ng, co-founder of some of Alphabet Inc-owned Google's most prominent artificial intelligence projects, on...


Tailgating causes traffic jams which double commute time
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:44 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that keeping an equal distance between the car in front and behind could help rid the world of 'phantom' snarl ups brought on by bad driving habits.


Scans yet to uncover alien origin of interstellar comet
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:35:55 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Experts from the Breakthrough Listen project used the Green Bank telescope in West Virginia, to follow the object for ten hours on Wednesday from around 8pm GMT (3pm ET).


Snapchat's latest tool lets you create AR animations
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:27:21 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Lens Studio is a free global desktop app for Mac and Windows with guides and tools to help mould your augmented reality creations.


E-cigarettes shouldn't be used, researcher claims
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:19:28 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Dr Stuart Flint, a psychologist at Leeds Beckett University, believes it is premature to call the trendy gadgets a 'healthier alternative' to traditional cigarettes.


Peruvian queen's face reconstructed after 1,200 years
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:50:33 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The so-called 'Huarmey Queen' was buried at the 1,200-year-old 'Temple of the Dead' at the El Castillo de Huarmey site, a four-hour drive north of the Peruvian capital Lima.


Richest 0.1% increased wealth by as much as poorest half
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:26:12 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The World Inequality Report draws on the work of over 100 researchers from more than 70 countries, including French economist, Thomas Piketty.


Face of a Scottish soldier who died in 1650 is revealed
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:51:13 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The images and video were created by researchers from Durham University, using the skull of the skeleton that was found in Durham in 2013.


Hackers could be mining bitcoin on your computer
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:47:31 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Noah Dinkin, chief executive of email provider Stensul, raised the alarm after visiting one of Starbuck's franchises in Buenos Aires which had been hijacked to mine cryptocurrency.


Climate change activists 'exaggerate sea level rise'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:47:17 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Dr Albert Parker and Dr Clifford Ollier, researchers at the University of Western Australia, are questioning measurements made by the Permanent Service of Mean Sea Level (PSMSL).


Secrets of Great Pyramid of Giza to be revealed by a robot
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:45:22 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Egypt's mysterious Great Pyramid of Giza, bordering what is now El Giza, is set to be explored by adrone that inflates inside of ancient structures before flying like a blimp to explore inaccessible areas.


Free NHS app helps cut patient waiting times
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:42:30 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
NHSquicker has been launched by the Health and Care IMPACT Network, a collaboration between the NHS across Devon and Cornwall and academics from the University of Exeter.


Snap of dormouse among winners at Comedy Wildlife Awards
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:35:43 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
A hilarious photograph of an apparently delighted dormouse perched atop a flower has won a top prize at the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. The adorable snap was taken in Italy.


'Snoozeliners' set to transform late-night travel in UK
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:58:07 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
It is hoped that the 'snoozeliners', created by mattress firm Simba, will begin operating next year and will run eight routes in cities including London, Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham.


Sydney tradesman finds giant spider crawling on his arm
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:55:53 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The tradesman was pumping concrete on a property in Oyster Bay, south of Sydney on Wednesday when the spider, believed to be an Australian tarantula, crawled onto his shoulder.


'Magical' Geminid meteor shower captured by photographers
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:49:26 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The shower produces shooting stars that are easy to spot from all over the world. It happens when the Earth crosses paths with a trail of rocky debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3200 Phaethon.


Scientists suggest that self-control is a limited resource
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:41:27 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from Texas A&M University claim attempting to resist temptation early in the day means we're far more likely to lack self-control at night - an effect known as 'ego-depletion'.


Religious men who watch porn more accepting towards women
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:17:16 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from Mount Royal University and the University of Western Ontario in Canada looked at the effect of watching porn on how men see women (stock image).


Hackers able to seize control of children's Christmas toys
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:28:07 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Experts at Top10VPN UKA said it was 'shockingly simple' to take control of any toy with a Wi-fi of Bluetooth connection, to access its data and tap into its camera or microphone.


Women more unhappy than men for almost their entire lives
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:49:12 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
An expert from the London-based Royal College of psychiatrists claims that women may be happier than men above the age of 85 because more people are widowed by then (stock).


MIT creates bioluminescent trees that glow like fireflies
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:47:12 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
To create their glowing plants, engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology turned to an enzyme called luciferase, used by fireflies to create their characteristic fluorescent glow.


Security robot smeared with feces by angry locals
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:18:36 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
A San Francisco non-profit organisation has been using robot security guards to shoo homeless people away from it's offices in the city's gentrifying Mission neighbourhood.


Samson flying car will be ready for launch in Spring 2018
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:28:36 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The Switchblade has been designed by Oregon-based Samson Motors, and can cruise at an altitude of 13,000 feet and at a speed of 200mph (320km/h)


Sydney Wine Academy says red wine should be kept at 12-18C
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:57:26 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
New research conducted by Sydney Wine Academy and Taylors Wines has found that we've actually been drinking red wine wrong for the entirety of our lives. So how should you drink it?


Lego Star Wars Destroyer is launched into wall at 67mph
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:28:23 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Brothers David and Henrik Windestal from Sweden built a Super Star Destroyer and then blasted it against a wall so that the Star Wars ship exploded into thousands of pieces.


Wine glasses have doubled in size since the 1990s
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:59:08 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Wine glasses in Britain have doubled in size since the 1990s, and researchers at Cambridge University think it could be making people drink more.


Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight results
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:31:57 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
Microsoft hopes Bing's new AI features will mean users trust is rather than having to work out if results are true.


Laser-driven fusion could be possible in a decade
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:08:25 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
A study led by physicist at the University of New South Wales outlines how powerful laser bursts could be used to fuse hydrogen and boron, which converts directly to electricity.


NASA reveals strange 'distorted' image of Martian surface
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:07:57 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
The amazing new view revealed by NASA shows the different effects of fault activity on the Martian surface, giving rise to everything from clean breaks to astretched outa distortions.


California's drought caused Sierra Nevada range to rise
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:07:47 +0000
From www.dailymail.co
A lack of water caused California's Sierra Nevada mountain range to rise nearly an inch (24 mm) in height during the drought years from October 2011 to October 2015, a NASA study has revealed.


Star system has record eight exoplanets
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:27:20 GMT
From bbc.co
Nasa finds a distant star circled by eight planets, equal to the complement in our own Solar System.

How Greenland would look without its ice sheet
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:52:29 GMT
From bbc.co
Scientists stitch together decades of survey data to reveal a hidden world of mountains and canyons.

Hurricane Harvey rainfall 'weighed 127bn tonnes'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:57:26 GMT
From bbc.co
Scientists established how much rain fell by measuring how much the Earth compressed during the storm.

The Massive Project to Clean Up the Ocean With a Two-Kilometer Screen
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:20:25 +0000
From https:
Every year, eight million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean, threatening just about every marine species and ecosystem. As the global population grows and countries develop, this is only going to increase, eventually threatening us as wellaif it isnat already. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch swirls between Hawaii and California, made up of microparticles [...]


How Clinical Trials Are Making the Case for MDMA in Psychotherapy
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:00:34 +0000
From https:
In an interview atA Exponential MedicineA in San Diego, speaker Brad Burge discussed the innovative applications of MDMA inA psychotherapy. Burge is the director of strategic communications at non-profit MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies). Historically, MDMA has been known as a psychedelic drug and was criminalized in 1985. Because of this, we mostly hear about its use [...]


First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:33:33 +0000
From https:
iMac Pro 2

Apple's 8-core and 10-core iMac Pros are available for order as of today, with 14-core and 18-core variants on the way. Early coverage is shaping up well, though there are some caveats.

The post First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Google Uses Machine Learning to Find New Exoplanets
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:54:33 +0000
From https:

Google's TensorFlow platform has identified two previously missed planets orbiting faraway stars.

The post Google Uses Machine Learning to Find New Exoplanets appeared first on ExtremeTech.



FCC Votes To Overturn Net Neutrality RulesaNow What?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:35:02 +0000
From https:
FCC-Feature

In a 3-2 vote today, the commission approved a proposal to nullify the net neutrality rules put in place by the FCC in 2015.

The post FCC Votes To Overturn Net Neutrality RulesaNow What? appeared first on ExtremeTech.



MIT Creates Glowing Plants to Replace Electric Lights
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:04:37 +0000
From https:
MIT-Glowing-Plants_0

The team created nanoparticles containing the same enzymes that make fireflies glow and embedded them in the leaves of watercress plants. The result was a plant that emits an eerie yellow-green glow.

The post MIT Creates Glowing Plants to Replace Electric Lights appeared first on ExtremeTech.



How to Download Windows 10 For Free, But Only Until December 31
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:15:25 +0000
From https:
Windows-10

Users who still want a free copy of Windows 10 can get it -- but only for a little while longer.

The post How to Download Windows 10 For Free, But Only Until December 31 appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Juno Probe Reveals Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Extends 200 Miles Deep
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:25:01 +0000
From https:
Juno

A newly released study based on Juno data includes the most accurate measurements yet of this monster storm.

The post Juno Probe Reveals Jupiter's Great Red Spot Extends 200 Miles Deep appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Blue Origin Successfully Tests Revised Rocket and Crew Capsule
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:45:05 +0000
From https:

This brings Blue Origin one step closer to sending up human passengers.

The post Blue Origin Successfully Tests Revised Rocket and Crew Capsule appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Net Neutrality: Former FCC Chairman and Literal Industry Shill Claims Threats Don’t Exist
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:30:37 +0000
From https:
Strawman-Feature

Former FCC chairman and lobbyist Michael Powell spends some time setting up and knocking down straw men while disparaging the idea of net neutrality. We respond.

The post Net Neutrality: Former FCC Chairman and Literal Industry Shill Claims Threats Don't Exist appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Google crunches data to help NASA find two new planets
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:25:15 -0500
From feeds.reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google and NASA said on Thursday that advanced computer analysis identified two new planets around distant stars, including one that is part of the first star system with as many planets as Earth's solar system.


Three-man crew returns from space station: NASA TV
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:38:30 -0500
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - A capsule carrying U.S., Russian and Italian astronauts from the International Space Station landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday after a five-month mission, a NASA TV live broadcast showed.


Uber investor departs venture firm amid harassment claims
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:35:29 -0500
From feeds.reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct.


U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:23:40 -0500
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape.


Facebook to use its News Feed to push more videos to users
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:38:37 -0500
From feeds.reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday it would begin to promote videos more prominently inside its News Feed, leveraging the social network's centerpiece product to build interest in episodic shows and compete more directly with YouTube.


Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:54:11 -0500
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will start selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV, which compete against its Fire TV, on its online store, an Amazon spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday.


German court rules against foreign intelligence mass communication surveillance
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:43:44 -0500
From feeds.reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign intelligence agency (BND) must not store the metadata - such as phone numbers - of international phone calls for the purpose of intelligence analysis, a court rules on Thursday.


Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:15:31 -0500
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - Hackers likely working for a nation-state recently invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations, according to cyber investigators and the firm whose software was targeted.


U.S. panel urges regulators to monitor financial innovation risks
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:32:45 -0500
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. regulatory panel on Thursday called for watchdogs to closely monitor risks created by financial innovation, warning that "fintech" and virtual currencies such as bitcoin threaten to disrupt the traditional financial services industry.


Spotify price tag rises ahead of filing for NYSE listing: sources
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:11:17 -0500
From feeds.reuters
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The value of music streaming service Spotify, which is planning a stock market listing, has grown around 20 percent to at least $19 billion in the past few months, outperforming U.S. and European tech indexes, sources familiar with the matter said.


Court reverses Dell buyout ruling that alarmed dealmakers
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:46:36 -0500
From feeds.reuters
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Delaware's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a lower court erred in finding that the 2013 buyout of computer maker Dell Inc was vastly underpriced, in an opinion that will likely restrict a hedge fund strategy aimed at wringing cash from mergers.


Prosecutors say Long Island woman tried to use bitcoin to aid Islamic State
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:47:30 -0500
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - A suburban New York hospital technician accused of using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to launder money meant for the militant group Islamic State was arrested on charges of money laundering in support of a foreign terrorist organization and bank fraud, prosecutors said Thursday.


Firefighter killed battling massive California blaze
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:45:39 -0500
From feeds.reuters
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A firefighter was killed while battling a massive wildfire burning in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, fire officials said on Thursday.


EPA seeks input to rework rule on lead in drinking water
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:47:05 -0500
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it will seek input from state and local officials as it considers how to rework a 1991 rule meant to protect people from lead and copper contamination in drinking water.


Missouri issues first fines over misuse of farm chemical in 2016
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:09:11 -0500
From feeds.reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Missouri has issued its first fines over the misuse of a farm chemical in 2016 that went on to be linked in different formulations to widespread U.S. crop damage this year, the state said on Thursday.


Oasis star Liam Gallagher lends voice to Christmas climate change campaign
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:20:55 -0500
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Former Oasis front man Liam Gallagher has lent his distinctive voice to a Christmas-themed video produced by an activist group highlighting climate change.


U.S. weather forecaster sees La NiA+-a chances exceeding 80 percent
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:50:15 -0500
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - A U.S. government weather forecaster on Thursday said La NiA+-a conditions are predicted to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2017-18.


Hungary plans big boost in solar power generation
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:49:34 -0500
From feeds.reuters
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary will relax rules on the construction of small solar power plants and subsidize loans to landowners as part of efforts to promote renewable energy, a government official said on Thursday.


China's industrial heartland struggles in Beijing's fight against smog
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:47:48 -0500
From feeds.reuters
SHIJIAZHUANG, China (Reuters) - Severe natural gas shortages are hitting businesses and residents across China's industrial heartland as an unprecedented government effort to clean up an environment devastated by decades of unbridled growth backfires.


U.S. solar installations to fall more than expected in 2017
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:24:48 -0500
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. solar installations will fall more than expected this year, according to an industry report released on Thursday, due to weakened demand for residential systems and delays on large projects over concerns that President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported panels, increasing costs.


Seizures of medicines using banned animal parts see steep rise
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:00:47 -0500
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - The amount of medicinal products containing illegal wildlife tissue seized by EU authorities has risen sharply in the last six years, according to monitoring group TRAFFIC and includes items from a range of animals including tigers, bears and snakes.


Poland to respect EU top court ruling on Bialowieza forest logging
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:38:46 -0500
From feeds.reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Poland will respect the ruling of the European Union's top court on whether the government can continue logging in the primeval forest of Bialowieza that is under an EU environment protection plan, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.


A Day Before Net Neutrality Repeal, AT&T Revealed a Plan to Send Internet Over Your Power Lines
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:58:03 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The FCC's Ajit Pait said repeal would spur internet investment


This Is When the FCC Net Neutrality Vote is Happening a and How You Can Watch It
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:10:39 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The landmark Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote on net neutrality is taking place from 10.30 a.m. E.T. today


Scientists 'Googled' data from NASA's Kepler space telescope to discover new planet
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:52:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Data from NASAas Kepler space telescope has been crunched using Artificial Intelligence, helping scientists discover a new planet outside our solar system.


Humanity's expansion into deep space is inevitable, industry experts say
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:45:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
There will be a market for humanity's expansion beyond Earth orbit, industry experts said a but none of them can predict what form that market will take.


Captured World War II German U-boat revealed as dramatic pictures surface
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:28:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Incredible pictures showing the capture of a famous German U-boat during World War II will go on auction in the U.K. this weekend.


Isaac Newton 'graffiti' discovered in historic English manor
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Towering thinker Sir Isaac Newton carved a now-barely visible doodle of a windmill into a stone wall in his childhood home, according to a news release from the National Trust.


Can science bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:51:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The last thylacine, more commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, died in captivity in September 1936, more than 80 years ago.


Archaeologists reconstruct face of ancient, 1,200-year-old Peruvian queen
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Archaeologists have learned a great deal about athe Huarmey Queena in the five years since they discovered the tomb El Castillo de Huarmey in Peru and found her body inside.


How did global warming affect Hurricane Harvey?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:08:29 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Researchers also believe climate change goosed aspects of hurricanes Irma and Maria


Are smart home assistants listening more than you realize?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:19:29 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
A consumer watchdog organization reveals what patent filings for both companies show


Are smart home assistants listening more than you realize?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:42:31 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Digital assistants by Amazon and Google are listening a possibly even when you think they aren't. A consumer watchdog organization studied patent filings for both companies and found Alexa and her high-tech counterpart Google Home could start recording more information than you realize. Jamie Yuccas reports.


3 space station fliers back on Earth; 3 others going up in days
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:17:08 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft brought them to touchdown in frigid Kazakhstan; replacements slated to lift off in days


3 reasons to doubt bitcoin's spectacular rise
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:16:48 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Cryptocurrencies have captured the imagination of the investing public, but hard questions remain unanswered


Test flight puts Jeff Bezos company closer to offering space tourism
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:21:27 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Successful launch and return to Earth of re-usable Blue Origin rocket and passenger capsule with huge, panoramic windows was done in secret


Can a zebra crossing change its stripes?
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
London-based tech company Umbrellium has invented a smart crosswalk that can change size, color and shape according to the needs of its urban environment.


This virtual politician wants to run for office
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Meet SAM, the world's first virtual politician. The AI-powered New Zealander talks to voters through Facebook Messenger.


Twitter is now 280 characters. Here's how to not be annoying
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Just because we HAVE more than 140 characters doesn't mean we have to USE more than 140 characters in every single tweet. Here are some tips:


WiFi-equipped school buses help students get online
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
School buses with WiFi are helping children connect to the internet and bridge the technology divide.


12 deals from CNET's Holiday Buyer's Guide - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:06:39 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Check out the recorded stream of the CNET 2017 Holiday Buyer's Guide -- and cash in on the deals that are still available.


Read the full opinions of FCC commissioners who voted to end net neutrality - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:41:57 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The FCC voted 3-2 to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Here's what the commissioners who supported the rollback had to say.


Here's how tech's responding to the net neutrality vote - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:13:27 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The tech industry vocally opposed the FCC's decision to reverse Obama-era net neutrality policies.


For the holidays, HP attacks the cable news mentality - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:43:26 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Commentary: A new ad from the company presents a Christmas dinner where a family discusses global warming. Things get heated.


What you need to know about the FCC's net neutrality repeal - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:44:33 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The FCC has voted to roll back Obama-era regulation protecting an open internet. Here's a quick rundown to help you understand the issues.


Samsung, Honda sign up for IBM's quantum computing - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:30:22 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Some big brands are exploring Big Blue's radically different computer technology. Also on board: JP Morgan Chase, Honda and Barclays.


For $350, this unlocked Moto Z2 Play is a pretty good deal - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:51:51 +0000
From feedproxy.google
I bought one for $500 just a couple of months ago!


Apple Maps hopes to keep you from getting lost at the airport - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:08:19 +0000
From feedproxy.google
A new feature in Apple's mapping app is designed to help you navigate your way around more than 30 airports, including JFK, LAX and Heathrow.


Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:19:17 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The e-commerce powerhouse adds five Apple TV and Chromecast devices to its online store, offering an olive branch to both Google and Apple.


Amazon's Alexa now lets you pay for premium voice apps - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:41:13 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Today, it's a few select games -- tomorrow, maybe Alexa's top personalities could quit their day jobs.


Renault buys 40 percent stake in French car news publisher - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:35:38 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The French automaker wants to ensure that you read its content in its self-driving cars.


FCC neuters net neutrality, votes out Obama-era rules - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:03:31 +0000
From feedproxy.google
In a controversial vote, the FCC rolls back net neutrality rules adopted in 2015 and strips the agency of its authority to regulate the internet.


Electric truck buyers in Ontario to get CA$75,000 rebate - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:27:44 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The Canadian province hopes to jump-start electric truck sales with this juicy incentive.


'The Simpsons' predicted Disney would buy Fox nearly 20 years ago - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:58:46 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Life imitates art yet again.


California, Washington, NY take steps after net neutrality vote - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:00:06 +0000
From feedproxy.google
After the FCC voted down the Obama-era rules, lawmakers and attorneys general in three states say they're ready to fight.


Why do tech leaders speak out against Trump so much? - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:31:36 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Silicon Valley CEOs have moved past cybersecurity and taxes to comment on social issues like gay rights and immigration.


Honda welcomes our warm and fuzzy robot overlords to CES 2018 - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:23:55 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Honda released images and a bit of information about four robots it will bring to CES 2018.


Read the full dissenting opinions of the FCC commissioners who tried to save net neutrality - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:58:16 +0000
From feedproxy.google
On Thursday, the FCC voted 3-2 to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Here's what the two had to say.


Viruses are the antibiotics of the future - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:45:55 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Bacteriophages and the enzymes they produce are being used in Russia to kill bacteria that is resistant to every known type of antibiotic.


Congress spares $7,500 EV tax credit - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:38:14 +0000
From feedproxy.google
That Tesla you always wanted may still be within reach.


You're probably putting your company's cybersecurity at risk - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:29:27 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Employees' bad habits could make their companies vulnerable to cyber threats.


Pandora now lets you search-and-play without having to pay - CNET
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:03:02 +0000
From feedproxy.google
By agreeing to watch a 15-second ad, you can listen to the specific songs you want to hear on Pandora without paying a $10 monthly subscription.


Renault buys 40 percent stake in French car news publisher - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:35:38 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The French automaker wants to ensure that you read its content in its self-driving cars.


Electric truck buyers in Ontario to get CA$75,000 rebate - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:27:44 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The Canadian province hopes to jump-start electric truck sales with this juicy incentive.


Honda welcomes our warm and fuzzy robot overlords to CES 2018 - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:23:55 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Honda released images and a bit of information about four robots it will bring to CES 2018.


Getting to know the Lincoln Continental's Sync 3 infotainment system video - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:00:08 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Lincoln piles in a healthy dose of tech fitting for its luxury flagship sedan.


Congress spares $7,500 EV tax credit - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:38:14 +0000
From feedproxy.google
That Tesla you always wanted may still be within reach.


AutoComplete: Polestar 1 launch markets include US, China video - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:50:00 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Plus: Federal EV tax credit saved and Jeep Wrangler generation by generation.


Polestar 1 launch markets include US, China - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:45:51 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Here's where in the world you'll be able to buy the 600-hp super coupe from Volvo's new electrified performance brand.


Jeep Wrangler: Take a deep dive into the history of this iconic 4x4 - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:45:45 +0000
From feedproxy.google
An in-depth crash course in the history of Jeep's off-road hero.


Off-roading has never looked better in the 2018 Jeep Wrangler - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:54:40 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The most off-road worthy SUV gets a few well-placed tweaks.


Used EVs cost a lot less than you think, study says - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:07:40 +0000
From feedproxy.google
A new survey could flip consumer perceptions of used electric vehicles.


Delphi's smarter engine gets 15 percent better fuel efficiency - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:27:34 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Automotive equipment supplier Delphi and partner Tula demo smarter cylinder firing, increasing fuel efficiency for combustion engines.


MotoGP selects Energica Ego for new electric motorcycle series - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:07:33 +0000
From feedproxy.google
FIM Moto-e World Cup single-make racing series kicks off in 2019.


2018 Jeep Wrangler Release Date, Price and Specs - Roadshow
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:42:20 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The Wrangler crawls to the top with more powertrain options, improved efficiency and better off-road prowess.