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Expanding the climate debate: The natural sciences can't solve the climate crisis alone  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
The latest major report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was issued in October. The message was dramatic, but unequivocal:... more
Airbus fellows to join ESA’s ɸ-lab  ESA · 30 minutes
ESA’s new Earth observation innovation hub, ɸ-lab, is set to welcome three research fellows from the aerospace industry giant Airbus, to work at the... more
New probe for the secrets of complex interfaces  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
In rechargeable batteries, ultra-thin material sheets are crucial. Reactions occur at the interfaces of these sheets. Scientists want to track these reactions. They need a way to probe buried interfaces with elemental... more
Optimizing electric fields yields better catalysts  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
Industries rely on catalysts. These materials lessen the energy used in refining oil, manufacturing plastics, and much more. Catalysts can also mean less waste is produced. Better catalysts would benefit industries and the environment. In a... more
Video games could teach spatial skills lost to a society dependent on devices  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
Video games have long been criticised for encouraging violence and antisocial behaviour. And parents often express concern that they could have detrimental... more
Apple Named 'World's Most Admired Company' for 12th Year in a Row  MacRumors · 28 minutes
Despite its recent financial stumble, Apple has topped Fortune's annual ranking of the World's Most Admired Companies for the 12th consecutive year. Apple finished... more
Apple hits a dozen years as the world’s most admired company  9to5Mac · 6 minutes
Fortune is out with its annual ranking of the world’s most admired companies, and... more
UPS will expand its Amazon Key-like delivery service into 10 new cities  THE VERGE · 2 minutes
UPS is expanding its partnership with smart lock startup Latch with availability in 10 more cities. Similar to Amazon Key, the Latch service lets... more
Oscars 2019: all the nominations  THE VERGE · 2 minutes
There were few surprises during this year’s Academy Awards nominations ceremony, but at least one film made Oscars history. Black Panther was nominated for Best Picture,... more
Cyberstalkers are crowdsourcing danger to victims’ doorsteps with dating apps - CNET  CNET · 7 minutes
After being visited by more than 1,000 strangers, one victim asked Grindr for help more than 50 times. A judge agreed with the app’s... more
Dry inland waters are underrated players in climate change  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
2018: A year of drought – climate change causes an increase in the number of freshwaters that run dry, at least temporarily. Also, many lakes are shrinking permanently or have... more
New moves for polymer chain dynamics  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
A technique that enables researchers to watch the motion of individual molecules within a polymer has been developed by KAUST: it challenges current thinking about polymer physics and could lead to new materials that can be... more
Surface survives Pats coach Belichick temper tantrum (as it's designed to)  Windows Central · 4 minutes
Ain't nothin' gonna break Surface's stride. If you tuned in to the football game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs this weekend, you... more
The best photo editing apps for Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 minutes
While phones and other devices have gotten better at taking and editing photos, sometimes you still need a PC to get some proper photo editing done. Whether you're looking for a lightweight... more
The hidden costs of online shopping – for customers and retailers  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
Internet shopping has grown massively, especially now that free delivery and returns, with multiple ways of making them, are the norm. You can order a number of variations... more
From toilet to brickyard: Recycling biosolids to make sustainable bricks  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
How can you recycle the world's stockpiles of treated sewage sludge and boost sustainability in the construction industry, all at the same time? Turn those biosolids into bricks. more
3-D-printed cube dials into energy harvesting  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
Ambient energy emitted by cellular phones and modems can be captured and converted into electricity using unusually shaped technology. more
Coastal seas around New Zealand are heading into a marine heatwave, again  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
As New Zealanders are enjoying their days at the beach, unusually warm ocean temperatures look to be a harbinger of another marine heatwave. more
Why paper maps still matter in the digital age  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
Ted Florence is ready for his family trip to Botswana. He has looked up his hotel on Google Maps and downloaded a digital map of the country to his phone.... more
The first nucleophilic gold complex  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
A collaborative research effort between the Departments of Chemistry at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom) and University of Jyväskylä (Finland) has resulted in the discovery of a gold compound exhibiting nucleophilic behaviour hitherto unknown for molecular gold.... more
Save $51 on the Roborock E25 robot vacuum cleaner that can mop your floors  Windows Central · 4 minutes
Let Roborock do the work. The Roborock E25 robot vacuum cleaner is down to $248.99 with code ROBOROCKE25 on Amazon.... more
Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed by MPs over online abuse  BBC · 4 minutes
The model is calling for new laws to protect disabled people online after her son Harvey was trolled. more
Facial recognition tool tackles illegal chimp trade  BBC · 4 minutes
Automated software is now scouring social media posts looking for evidence of ape trafficking. more
Micro-dispenser for long-term storage and controlled release of liquids  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technology could transform medicine in ways comparable with the microprocessor revolution—once it can be manufactured in a scalable, cost-effective way. Researchers in Sweden now report a development that... more
Is there any point in recycling?  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
To sort or not to sort, that is the question. Lots of people wonder whether it's really worth their time and effort to separate, wash and store recyclable materials – especially if it takes more energy... more
Increasing skepticism against robots  PHYS.ORG · 12 minutes
In Europe, people are more reserved regarding robots than they were five years ago. This is shown in a new study published by scientists from Linz and Würzburg. more
Adjust expands its anti-ad fraud tech by acquiring Unbotify  TechCrunch · 47 seconds
Adjust, a Berlin-headquartered company focused on mobile ad measurement and fraud prevention, is acquiring bot detection startup Unbotify. Founded in 2012, Adjust has become increasingly focused on ad fraud, and... more
Starship deploys autonomous delivery bots on a college campus  TechCrunch · 47 seconds
Starship, an autonomous delivery robot startup, is deploying its first batch of robots as part of a commercial service. Starting today, Starship will begin delivering food to the 40,000 students,... more
UPS and Latch are expanding in-building deliveries to 10 more cities  TechCrunch · 47 seconds
After launching apparently successful pilot runs in San Francisco and New York, UPS announced today plans to expand its in-building delivery service to 10 additional U.S.... more
Citizens Reserve is building a supply chain platform on the blockchain  TechCrunch · 47 seconds
Citizens Reserve, a Bay Area startup, has a broad goal of digitizing the supply chain. Last fall, the company launched the Alpha version of Suku, a Supply... more
China’s tests drone delivery in Indonesia in first overseas pilot  TechCrunch · 47 seconds
We hear a lot about drones having the potential to revolutionize delivery and logistics. It’s easy to be dismissive — in many cases, a robot may... more
Video games could teach spatial skills lost to a society dependent on devices
The Google Pixel 3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 top DxOMark’s new selfie camera leaderboard
Machine learning in action for the humanitarian sector
This artificial intelligence teaches robots to walk—by creating custom obstacle courses
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How to identify, understand and teach gifted children
How to identify, understand and teach gifted children
How to identify, understand and teach gifted children
How to identify, understand and teach gifted children
How to identify, understand and teach gifted children
How to identify, understand and teach gifted children
Blue Origin Video Shows Off Updated Design of Huge New Glenn Rocket
Asynt introduces new, easy-to-use entry level flow chemistry reactor
PUBG Mobile to Get Prime and Prime Plus Subscriptions: Report
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Famous freak wave recreated in laboratory mirrors Hokusai's 'Great Wave'
Google Pixel 3 XL is gaining Fuchsia support thanks to an indie developer
iPhone 11 concept video shows off triple camera unit, iPad Pro-like design with USB-C
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