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Court orders Italian govt to publicize cellphone risks  ABC NEWS · 12 minutes
A consumers' group says an Italian tribunal has ordered a public information campaign about the possible health risks of cellular and cordless phones more
How bad will my postpartum depression be in 12 months?  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
A new study was able to successfully predict -- with 72.8 percent accuracy -- if a new mother would experience worsening depressive symptoms over the first year after... more
Drones shown to make traffic crash site assessments safer, faster and more accurate  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
Research shows that drones can be more effective and safer in crash mapping of vehicular highway accidents than conventional methods. Drones using... more
Jellyfish map could be the future to protecting UK waters and fish  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
Researchers have developed a map of chemicals found in jellyfish caught across 1 million square kilometers of UK waters. The same chemicals are found... more
Chaos in the body tunes up your immune system  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
Chaos in bodily regulation can optimize our immune system, according to researchers. The discovery may prove to be of great significance for avoiding serious diseases such as cancer and diabetes. more
Fighting perinatal mood and anxiety disorders on multiple levels  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
Over the past several decades, it's become increasingly recognized that perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), including postpartum depression, are more than just "baby blues." They're the most common complication... more
Behold, Slack’s new logo  TechCrunch · 16 minutes
New year, new you, new Slack. The popular workplace chat service’s resolution clearly involved a bit of a facelift, starting with a new logo. A redesigned version of the familiar grid logo launched this week, and appears to have rolled... more
Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. more
Nudging does not necessarily improve decisions  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
Nudging, the concept of influencing people's behavior without imposing rules, bans or coercion, is an idea that government officials and marketing specialists alike are keen to harness, and it is often viewed as a one-size-fits-all solution.... more
How manganese produces a parkinsonian syndrome  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
Using X-ray fluorescence at synchrotrons DESY and ESRF, researchers have demonstrated the consequences of a mutation responsible for a hereditary parkinsonian syndrome: accumulated manganese in the cells appears to disturb protein transport. more
Mechanism helps explain the ear's exquisite sensitivity  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 minutes
Researchers have decoded the way structures in the inner ear give our hearing its remarkable sensitivity and selectivity. more
Identifying 'friends' in an objective manner  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 minutes
Scientists have developed a new method for identifying individuals that have essential connections between them -- what they call 'significant ties'. more
Climate change: How could artificial photosynthesis contribute to limiting global warming?  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 minutes
If CO2 emissions do not fall fast enough, then CO2 will have to be removed from the atmosphere to limit global warming. Not only could planting... more
Coralline red algae have existed for 300 million years longer than presumed  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 minutes
Coralline red algae have existed for 130 million years, in other words since the Cretaceous Period, the time of the dinosaurs. At least this... more
Simple rules predict and explain biological mutualism  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 minutes
Scientists have long employed relatively simple guidelines to help explain the physical world, from Newton's second law of motion to the laws of thermodynamics. Biomedical engineers have used dynamic modeling and machine learning to... more
Medical News Today: How to burn more fat naturally  MNT · 7 minutes
Losing weight requires a person to eat fewer calories than their body burns. This typically involves eating less and exercising more. However, some foods and supplements may stimulate the metabolism... more
Robots—like people— use ‘imagination’ to learn concepts  Science Magazine · 5 minutes
Learning framework detects abstract differences in images and re-create them in real life more
How much do European citizens know about space?  ESA · 3 hours
Europeans are undeniably interested in space activities, and the idea of pooling resources between European countries is considered important unanimously... more
Researchers explore benefits of immersive technology for soldiers  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
The emergence of next generation virtual and augmented reality devices like the Oculus Rift and Microsoft HoloLens has increased interest in using mixed reality to simulate training, enhance command and control, and... more
Windows 10 preview build 18317 rolls out to Fast ring Insiders  Windows Central · 2 hours
Search and Cortana are splitting ways. Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview build for Insiders in the Fast ring, pushing the build number up... more
Ubiquity6 acquires AR music startup Wavy  TechCrunch · 1 hour
Today, Ubiquity6 has announced that it is acquiring Wavy, a small AR music startup founded last year. In a blog post, the Wavy team confirmed that they’ll be joining the Ubiquity6 team and won’t be continuing... more
How to download your photos from Flickr  THE VERGE · 53 minutes
Sometimes it seems as though all good things — well, all free things — must come to an end, at least as... more
Driving down the cost of preserving genetic material, Acorn Biolabs raises $3.3 million  TechCrunch · 1 hour
Acorn Biolabs wants consumers to pay them to store genetic material in a bet that the increasing advances in targeted genetic therapies will... more
Athletes should build neck strength to reduce concussion risk, researchers recommend  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers have proposed a way to mitigate risk for football and soccer players and others at risk of concussion: Protect your head with neck-strengthening exercises in... more
Dry-cured ham bones -- a source of heart-healthy peptides?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Drinking bone broth is a recent diet fad that proponents claim fights inflammation, eases joint pain and promotes gut health. Simmering animal bones in water releases collagen and other proteins... more
Ketone body utilization decreases when blood flow to the heart is reduced  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers have measured the ketone body utilization rate in the heart and confirmed that it decreases when the heart is in a state of... more
Sprint customers can now use Apple Business Chat to reach an agent  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Sprint today announced it will support Apple’s Business Chat – the new platform that allows businesses and customers to interact over iMessage. According to... more
Make your garage door smart for $75 - CNET  CNET · 2 hours
The Nexx Garage Wi-Fi door controller works with Google Assistant and Alexa. It normally costs $100. more
Everybody seems to love my Surface Go (and I do too)  Windows Central · 2 hours
This little machine turns heads everywhere I go. A long day of work meetings has turned into drinks at the nice bar down the street. I'm... more
Tinder is testing the ability to share Spotify music clips in chat  TechCrunch · 3 hours
Tinder has already developed a fairly robust chat platform within its dating app, with support for sharing things like Bitmoji and GIFs, and the... more
Experimental drug may prevent Alzheimer's disease  MNT · 3 hours
A drug that researchers are testing against a range of conditions might also prevent Alzheimer's. The drug blocks toxic protein buildup in the brain. more
Neurofeedback helps to control learning success  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Those who regulate their brain rhythm themselves can release capacities to learn new things. more
Lance Amstrong just wrote his first check as VC  TechCrunch · 52 minutes
Lance Armstrong revealed last month that an early investment in Uber — courtesy of a $100,000 check that he funneled into the company in 2009 through Lowercase Capital —  “saved”... more
Ammonia by phosphorus catalysis  SCIENCE DAILY · 46 minutes
More than 100 years after the introduction of the Haber-Bosch process, scientists continue to search for alternative ammonia production routes that are less energy demanding. Scientists have now discovered that black phosphorus is an excellent catalyst for the electroreduction of... more
Fortnite vulnerability let hackers take over player accounts  THE VERGE · 1 hour
A Fortnite security bug let attackers access user accounts after they clicked a suspicious link that was sent to them.... more
Slack’s new logo trades a hashtag for a pinwheel  THE VERGE · 53 minutes
Slack, the workplace chat app that plans to become a public company this year, is making a new... more
Slack is getting a new logo for the sake of cohesiveness  9to5Google · 56 minutes
Slack has announced today that it is completely revamping its logo. The very popular... more
Trilobite 'cousin' adds new branch to tree of life  CBC · 3 hours
The tiny remains of an extinct bug-like creature discovered at British Columbia's 500-million-year-old Burgess Shale fossil deposit add... more
Microsoft is separating Cortana from search in Windows 10  THE VERGE · 1 hour
Microsoft is making some big changes to Cortana in Windows 10. The software giant is planning to decouple... more
Sea of Thieves download size to shrink by roughly 50 percent  Windows Central · 2 hours
Our poor hard drives have a chance to recover. Sea of Thieves is an exploration-based pirate game that features great sailing mechanics, and as the team... more
Apple reportedly looking to subsidize Watch with Medicare plans  TechCrunch · 1 hour
If nothing else, the addition of ECG/EKG reinforced Apple’s commitment to evolving the Watch into a serious medical device. The company has long looked to bring its best selling wearable... more
Medical News Today: Is corn healthful?  MNT · 3 hours
The internet is full of conflicting advice about corn, with some health sites and bloggers claiming that it is bad for health. However, there is no evidence to support this. In moderation, corn can form a... more
From emergence to eruption: Comprehensive model captures life of a solar flare  nanowerk · 53 minutes
A team of scientists has, for the first time, used a single, cohesive computer model to simulate the entire life cycle of a solar... more
House Republicans question telecoms on location tracking  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Several House Republicans are asking T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint how they share their users' cellphone location data, citing a recent report that telecoms are selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. more
Final winter Detroit auto show a shadow of its former self  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
As row upon row of automakers' latest models gleam in the bright lights of the Detroit auto show, the exhibitors ready to greet industry insiders and... more
Face all new moral dilemmas with Catherine Classic on sale for $16  Windows Central · 2 hours
Fun and games until someone gets seduced. Right now you can get an online code for the digital deluxe edition of the video game... more
Just like flipping a switch - in only half a picosecond  nanowerk · 1 hour
Researchers discover molecules 'spin flip' from magnetic to non-magnetic forms dynamically. more
New AI can detect urinary tract infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
New AI could identify and help reduce one of the top causes of hospitalization for people living with dementia: urinary tract infections (UTI). more
Drones shown to make traffic crash site assessments safer, faster and more accurate  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Idling in a long highway line of slowed or stopped traffic on a busy highway can be more than an inconvenience for... more
MasterCard will stop free trials from automatically billing you once they’re over  THE VERGE · 53 minutes
MasterCard announced a new policy today for merchants who retain your card information after you sign up for a free trial. Soon, MasterCard will... more
Our really late post-CES show (The 3:59, Ep. 508) - CNET  CNET · 2 hours
Foldable phones and digital-assistant wars. Also, Nike’s self-lacing shoes get more affordable. more
Hulu for Windows 10 becomes Progressive Web App, rolling out gradually  Windows Central · 2 hours
Hulu's new look is finally coming to Windows 10. Hulu is jumping on the Progressive Web App (PWA) bandwagon with its latest update on Windows 10.... more
Nvidia’s T4 GPUs are now available in beta on Google Cloud  TechCrunch · 3 hours
Google Cloud today announced that Nvidia’s Turing-based Tesla T4 data center GPUs are now available in beta in its data centers in Brazil, India, Netherlands, Singapore, Tokyo and... more
Most parents say hands-on, intensive parenting is best  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Most parents say a child-centered, time-intensive approach to parenting is the best way to raise their kids, regardless of education, income or race. more
New AI can detect urinary tract infections  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
New AI developed at the University of Surrey could identify and help reduce one of the top causes of hospitalisation for people living with dementia: urinary tract infections (UTI). more
Teach kids about climate change? This state might require it  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A legislative proposal in Connecticut would mandate instruction on climate change in public schools statewide, beginning in elementary school. more
Microsoft to hold press event at Mobile World Congress 2019  Windows Central · 3 hours
Microsoft has some news in store for next month at MWC 2019. Microsoft typically doesn't make an appearance at Mobile World Congress (MWC), but it's switching things up... more
Urbanization may hold key to tiger survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
A new study says the future of tigers in Asia is linked the path of demographic transition -- for humans. more
Plug all your devices into this discounted $12 Aukey Power Strip  Windows Central · 2 hours
You need to plug it. Amazon is offering this Aukey Power Strip for $19.99, but coupon code AUKEYK07 drops the price down to $11.99. That's lower... more
Sinclair debuts streaming service for its local TV stations  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
Sinclair Broadcast, the nation's largest owner of television stations, is launching a free, ad-supported streaming service. more
A sequel to the original Ghostbusters is being planned for 2020  THE VERGE · 2 hours
The Ghostbusters franchise is coming back again. Entertainment Weekly reports that Sony Pictures has... more
Honor View 20 hands-on: The welcome future of notches [Video]  9to5Google · 3 hours
We can’t blame Apple for the notch trend, especially when the fantastic-yet-ultimately flawed Essential PH-1 had... more
A four-legged robot hints at how ancient tetrapods walked
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Fortnite vulnerability let hackers take over player accounts
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Steve Carell starring in Netflix series about President Trump’s Space Force
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A sequel to the original Ghostbusters is being planned for 2020
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‘Parenthood’ producer Jason Katims leaving Universal TV to produce for Apple’s video service
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Drones shown to make traffic crash site assessments safer, faster and more accurate
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Honor View 20 hands-on: The welcome future of notches [Video]
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Fortnite had a security vulnerability that let hackers take over accounts - CNET
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Mysterious PS4 game Vane doesn’t tell you anything, and that’s the best thing about it
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