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Google creates external advisory board to monitor it for unethical AI use

Google creates external advisory board to monitor it for unethical AI use

2 minutes ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Google today announced a new external advisory board to help monitor the company's use of artificial intelligence for ways in which it may violate ethical principles it laid...
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Wearable Sensors Mimic Skin to Help With Wound Healing Process

Wearable Sensors Mimic Skin to Help With Wound Healing Process

6 minutes ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsResearchers have developed skin-inspired electronics to conform to the skin, allowing for long-term, high-performance, real-time wound monitoring in users. Contributed...
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Microgels let medical implants fight off bacteria

10 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Joint replacements are among the most common elective surgeries-but around one in 100 patients suffer post-surgical infections, turning a routine procedure into an expensive...
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Face off-Cyclists not human enough for drivers: study

14 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

A new Australian study has found that more than half of car drivers think cyclists are not completely human, with a link between the dehumanisation of bike riders and acts of...
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Spotify acquires another podcast network to keep building its original show catalog

Spotify acquires another podcast network to keep building its original show catalog

56 minutes ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Spotify announced today that it's acquired Parcast, a podcast network that specializes in crime, mystery, and science fiction shows, for an undisclosed amount. The news follows...
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Electronics at the nanoscale: Challenges and opportunities for making metal nanowires

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Silver, gold and copper nanowires are leading contenders for next-generation nanoscale devices, however greater understanding of how they work and improved production methods...
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Cellular microRNA detection with miRacles

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

MicroRNAs are short noncoding regulatory RNAs that can repress gene expression post-transcriptionally and are therefore increasingly used as biomarkers of disease. Detecting...
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Scientists develop protocol for chemical imaging at the nanoscale

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Chemical imaging of surfaces is critical to understand the relationships between structural, chemical and functional properties in disciplines ranging across the chemical...
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An energy drink was just banned after it was found to contain Viagra

An energy drink was just banned after it was found to contain Viagra

2 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

The days of the energy drink craze may be behind us but sugary, vitamin-packed beverages are still pretty popular. In Zambia, Africa, one popular energy drink was packing a bit...
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Study finds that income inequality is driving growing income gap between different regions

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

There's an old saying about a rising tide lifting all boats-and for more than a century, as the gap between the richest and poorest parts of the United States shrank, it seemed...
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Huawei P30 is out, an iPhone XR and Galaxy S10e rival with low-light camera...

Huawei P30 is out, an iPhone XR and Galaxy S10e rival with low-light camera creed

Huawei just took to the stage to announce its spring flagships phones, and what handsets it had prepared for us. While the attention seeker here is undoubtedly the P30 Pro with... Read more ...

You'll never unlock your Samsung Galaxy phone's full potential without this...

You'll never unlock your Samsung Galaxy phone's full potential without this discounted accessory

Samsung's new Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ are phenomenal smartphones. They're packed full of exciting new features like new hole-punch displays, in-screen... Read more ...

Huawei unveils the P30 and P30 Pro

Huawei unveils the P30 and P30 Pro

Huawei held a press conference today in Paris. And the company just unveiled its brand new flagship phone - the P30 and the P30 Pro. In many ways, this year's update is a... Read more ...

Farm Together Gets Local Co-Op In New Update

Farm Together Gets Local Co-Op In New Update

Farm Together's new update comes out today exclusively on Xbox One, and adds in local co-op for up to four players. While split-screen is the largest new addition in this... Read more ...

Gmail dynamic messages start rolling out to boost email usefulness

Gmail dynamic messages start rolling out to boost email usefulness

Today, Google is rolling out an update to Gmail that's centered around making our emails more dynamic and interactive. The static emails of the past are gone - at least on... Read more ...

Streets of Rage 4's Combat Revealed In New Teaser Trailer

Streets of Rage 4's Combat Revealed In New Teaser Trailer

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Apple faces US iPhone import ban after judge rules in Qualcomm case

Apple faces US iPhone import ban after judge rules in Qualcomm case

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Marvel ‘Avengers: Endgame' Posters Reveal Surviving and Fallen Superheroes

Marvel ‘Avengers: Endgame' Posters Reveal Surviving and Fallen Superheroes

Avengers: Endgame is coming to theaters in 30 days, and Marvel, along with some of the cast, teased new character posters that confirm who is alive and who is dead due to... Read more ...

Huawei Watch GT Active and Elegant are new looks for the company's smartwatch

Huawei Watch GT Active and Elegant are new looks for the company's smartwatch

Last year's Huawei Watch GT is soon set to be available in a variety of new colors and styles thanks to some redesigns announced alongside the Huawei P30 range of phones. Two... Read more ...

Here are the free games hitting Xbox Games with Gold in April 2019

Here are the free games hitting Xbox Games with Gold in April 2019

Every month, Microsoft offers several Xbox One and Xbox 360 games to Xbox Live Gold subscribers at no additional cost. Here are the four titles hitting the service in April... Read more ...