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Experts disagree with prior study that claimed sheep have face-recognition abilities comparable to humans

4 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

A team of facial recognition experts from the University of New South Wales, Newcastle University and the University of York has published a Comment piece in the journal Royal...
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Identifying factors that influence mercury levels in tuna

6 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Most consumers' exposure to toxic methylmercury occurs when they eat fish. But research just published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology could help clarify...
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AirPods 2 tipped to launch in the first half of 2019

AirPods 2 tipped to launch in the first half of 2019

10 minutes ago   |   Phone Arena

Apple is going to launch the second generation of AirPods in the first half of 2019 with new health tracking features onboard. This claims a new report citing inside industry...
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The Water in Your Toilet Could Fight Climate Change One Day

10 minutes ago   |   Wired

Researchers are beginning to explore how we might tweak wastewater treatment to capture CO2 instead of emitting it, slowing the ravages of climate change.
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White mortgage agents may charge minority borrowers higher mortgage fees

18 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Mortgage seekers from minority groups may pay more in fees than similarly qualified white borrowers, according to a team of researchers.
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Study finds that drug activity boosts crime in neighborhoods regardless of stability, wealth

18 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

The influence of drug activity on crime rates is independent of a neighborhood's stability and socioeconomic status, according to a recent UCI study.
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Can taking breaks improve how well you do on tests?

18 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Might power naps enhance performance? Perhaps. Short breaks sure do. That is the finding of research by Kristina Lerman, principal scientist at the USC Information Sciences...
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New information surfaces on black hole at the center of our galaxy

New information surfaces on black hole at the center of our galaxy

24 minutes ago   |   SlashGear

Astronomers have announced that they have gathered new data on the black hole that lies at the center of our galaxy. The new information was gleaned when the scientists added...
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DIWATA-2 successfully captures first images

24 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Philippine microsatellite DIWATA-2 has successfully captured initial images. Launched last autumn, it is the second microsatellite designed and developed under a collaborative...
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Uncovering the future of Greenland's ice sheet

26 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Joerg Schaefer and Gisela Winckler, geochemists and paleoclimatologists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, were awarded funding from the Center for Climate and Life to...
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Meizu Zero smartphone has no ports, speakers, SIM-slots or buttons

Meizu Zero smartphone has no ports, speakers, SIM-slots or buttons

If you think ditching the headphone jack on modern smartphones is bad, wait until you see what Chinese phone brand Meizu has announced. Its Meizu Zero handset not only gets rid... Read more ...

Wireless charging explained: Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free

Wireless charging explained: Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free

Wireless charging has been around for a good while now, but it's only in the last couple of years that it's started to take off. More and more manufacturers have been getting... Read more ...

Moto G7 and G7 Power images provide a good look at the upcoming phones

Moto G7 and G7 Power images provide a good look at the upcoming phones

The Moto G7 range has been more extensively leaked than most budget handsets and those leaks aren't stopping, as we've now seen photos seemingly showing both the standard Moto... Read more ...

Here are all of February's upcoming smartphone announcements

Here are all of February's upcoming smartphone announcements

While Vivo plans to announce its mysterious ‘ Waterdrop ‘ smartphone in January, the rest of the smartphone tech world will save its big device launches for February. Below is... Read more ...

If you can't get macOS Mail to work after upgrading to two-factor...

If you can't get macOS Mail to work after upgrading to two-factor authentication, here's a way to fix it

I highly recommend Apple's two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and associated iCloud services as a way to reduce the threat of a remote hijack of your account... Read more ...

LG teases ‘Minority Report' technology for smartphones

LG teases ‘Minority Report' technology for smartphones

A report a few days ago said that LG would introduce a few interesting technologies at this year's Mobile World Congress edition that kicks off in late February in Barcelona... Read more ...

Save up to $100 on the Sonos Beam, Sub, and Playbar before game day

Save up to $100 on the Sonos Beam, Sub, and Playbar before game day

With the big game less than two weeks off, now is the perfect time to upgrade your home theater. Whether you're hosting a party or kicking back by yourself, Sonos is offering... Read more ...

Honor View 20 Review - OnePlus Beater Scores A Hole In One

Honor View 20 Review - OnePlus Beater Scores A Hole In One

Damien McFerran 23/01/2019 - 9:47am Amazing specs for half the price of an iPhone £499.00 While the battle began to banish bezels and create the ultimate big-screen smartphone... Read more ...

Fallout 76 isn't going free-to-play confirms Bethesda

Fallout 76 isn't going free-to-play confirms Bethesda

Bethesda has come out to definitively state that Fallout 76 isn't about to turn into a free-to-play game, following rumors that suggested this might be the case. Clearly, such... Read more ...

PlayStation Now expands to Spain, Italy, and more European countries

PlayStation Now expands to Spain, Italy, and more European countries

Sony has outlined plans to expand PlayStation Now into six new European regions in 2019. Sony has unveiled a planned expansion of PlayStation Now, its cloud game streaming... Read more ...