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NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
NASA's first look at a tiny asteroid shows the space rock is more moist and studded with boulders than originally thought. more
Introducing the startups and agenda for Startup Battlefield Africa  TechCrunch · 2 minutes
At 9:30 AM local time, we kick off TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa, where 15 companies will take the stage, along with panels from industry investors, Main One, and speakers from Facebook... more
New review focuses on electrospinning techniques used in musculoskeletal tissue engineering  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 minute
The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that stabilizes the shoulder joint. It also helps in the motion of the shoulder. Rotator... more
Twitter warns global users their tweets violate Pakistani law  PHYS.ORG · 31 minutes
When Canadian columnist Anthony Furey received an email said to be from Twitter's legal team telling him he may have broken a slew of Pakistani laws, his first instinct was... more
Formula E: Why refreshed and recharged electric racing series is a must watch  BBC · 42 minutes
Refreshed and recharged - Formula E is live on the BBC this season and there are plenty of reasons why it is... more
Question Time and Doctor Who among 'most tweeted about' BBC shows  BBC · 42 minutes
News programmes prove popular on Twitter in 2018 - with Doctor Who and EastEnders also sparking discussion. more
Hold the phone: Huawei mistrust imperils China tech ambitions  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
China's ambitious drive to dominate next-generation 5G technology faces a sudden reality check as fears spread that telecom companies like Huawei could be proxies for Beijing's intrusive security apparatus. more
Researchers capture high-resolution X-ray and NMR image of key immune regulator  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital provides a biophysical and structural assessment of a critical immune regulating protein called human T-cell immunoglobulin... more
Amazon suffering 'epidemic' of illegal gold mines  PHYS.ORG · 31 minutes
Illegal gold mining in the Amazon has reached "epidemic" proportions in recent years, causing damage to pristine forest and waterways, a conservation group said Monday as it released an unprecedented new map of the... more
Apple denies iPhone sales ban in China  BBC · 42 minutes
Chip-maker Qualcomm says it has won an injunction against Apple in a continuing dispute over intellectual property. more
New publications generate controversy over the value of reducing salt consumption in populations  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The journal Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease (NMCD), has published an important and authoritative statement of the ESAN (European Salt Action Network). more
Study explores how patients want to discuss symptoms with doctors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Sleep, pain, anxiety, depression, and low energy/fatigue (known collectively as SPADE for short) symptoms are extremely common, but often unrecognized and undertreated by primary care physicians. more
Filling research gaps could help develop more disability-inclusive workplaces  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Filling key gaps in the research and understanding of the treatment of people with disabilities in the workplace could help improve employee success on the job and develop more disability-inclusive... more
Researchers shed new light on how to combat Shiga and ricin toxins  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Min Dong, PhD, and his lab are world experts in toxins and how to combat them. They've figured out how Clostridium difficile's most potent... more
Fighting climate change in the shadow of Mount Everest  PHYS.ORG · 31 minutes
Formed in the shadow of Mount Everest, the turquoise depths of Nepal's Imja glacial lake would be a breathtaking miracle of nature to behold—were they not a portent of catastrophic... more
New study reveals yin-yang personality of dopamine  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
For decades, psychologists have viewed the neurotransmitter dopamine as a double-edged sword: released in the brain as a reward to train us to seek out pleasurable experiences, but also a "drug" the constant pursuit... more
Chile's pine forests: a botanical dinosaur bound for extinction?  PHYS.ORG · 31 minutes
In Quinquen, an indigenous community in southern Chile, Ricardo Melinir shows off a forest of Chilean pine trees—the araucaria araucana, a "living fossil" seen as sacred by several local tribes. more
Study provides new information regarding microRNA function in cellular homeostasis of zebrafish  NEWS MEDICAL · 38 minutes
Cellular pathways represent the intricate metabolic connections between the plethora of signaling pathways, and energetic-sensors in organs. more
Twitter Warns Global Users Their Tweets Violate Pakistani Law  Gadgets 360 · 9 minutes
Pakistan has previously threatened to block Twitter if the company did not remove content its government found offensive. more
Fortnite Gamer in Australia Arrested After He Live-Broadcasted a Woman's Screams  Gadgets 360 · 9 minutes
Police arrested and changed the 26-year old man with common assault hours later, the New South Wales police said in a statement Monday. more
Molotov creates a VR coffee shop to watch TV together  TechCrunch · 2 minutes
French startup Molotov is slowly becoming the leading platform to stream TV in France. With a single account, you can watch TV on your phone, tablet, computer and... more
The bar where your cash is worthless  BBC · 5 minutes
As more firms around the world refuse to take cash, does this mean the end for notes and coins? more
This week's Xbox Deals with Gold feature FIFA 19 and Monster Hunter: World  Windows Central · 4 hours
Microsoft has debuted a new week of sales across Xbox One and Xbox 360 games. Every week Microsoft and certain publishers discount... more
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, Max M2 India Launch Event: Live Updates  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 are expected to be launched in India during the December 11 event. more
Nokia 8.1 Review  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
Nokia 8.1 is aimed at buyers who want a premium device but aren't looking to pay flagship prices. Read our full review. more
Instagram Promotes Vishal Shah as Head of Product  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
Instagram said on Monday it promoted its director of product management Vishal Shah as the head of product, effective immediately. more
Trees can help mitigate ammonia emissions from farming  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A new online calculator and guidance has been developed to help farmers and others to design woodlands to capture airborne ammonia and so reduce air pollution. more
Scientific assessment of endangered languages produces mixed results  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A new study of the progress made over the last 25 years in documenting and revitalizing endangered languages shows both significant advances and critical shortfalls. The article, "Language documentation twenty-five years on",... more
Walmart partners with Rakuten to open its first e-commerce store in Japan  TechCrunch · 4 hours
Walmart is continuing its strategy of revamping its businesses in Asia after the U.S. retail giant opened its first e-commerce store in Japan, where... more
PewDiePie gives shout out to hateful, anti-Semitic YouTube channel
PewDiePie gives shout out to hateful, anti-Semitic YouTube channel
Water found on asteroid, confirming Bennu as excellent mission target
Doom anniversary trailer celebrates 25 years of gore, crazy mods - CNET
Doom anniversary trailer celebrates 25 years of gore, crazy mods - CNET
Doom anniversary trailer celebrates 25 years of gore, crazy mods - CNET
iPhone XS Max beats Mate 20 Pro in speed test after Huawei was ‘confident’ it would outpace Apple’s flagship
New Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer showcases humongous monster showdown
How Searching star John Cho became convinced computer screen movies weren’t just gimmicks
Review: The Huawei Mate 20 feels like an appetizer to a more feature-packed main meal [Video]
First look: HyperDrive USB-C Hub for 2018 iPad Pro [Video]
Scientists brew lava and blow it up to better understand volcanoes
NASA's Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space
NASA provides new look at Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria
NASA provides new look at Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria
[Update: Now available at 50% off] Hyper unveils the first iPad Pro USB-C hub with HDMI, USB-A, headphone jack, SD slot, more
How the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction
It's Official! NASA's Famed Voyager 2 Spacecraft Reaches Interstellar Space
Apple misses top 10 in Forbes ‘Just 100’ best corporate citizens list