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Extreme Astrophysics: Life at the World's Remotest Telescopes

27 minutes ago   |   Space

From oxygen-thin mountain tops to barren deserts to the South Pole, many of the world's most powerful telescopes are in distant, inhospitable environments. Three researchers...
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Preschool teachers need better training in science

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Preschool instructors appear to lack the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively teach their young students science - a problem that is likely contributing to America's...
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Graphene forged into three-dimensional shapes

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers from Finland and Taiwan have discovered how graphene, a single-atom-thin layer of carbon, can be forged into three-dimensional objects by using laser light. A...
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Photoacoustic imaging and photothermal cancer therapy using BR nanoparticles

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Sangyong Jon, a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at KAIST, and his team developed combined photoacoustic imaging and photothermal therapy for cancer by using...
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IDG Contributor Network: The 80/20 data science dilemma

1 hour ago   |   InfoWorld

The emergence of cloud has led to an explosion of data that has left data scientists in high demand. A job that didn't exist a decade ago has topped Glassdoor's ranking of best...
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Blue Origin selected as launch provider for satellite startup mu Space

Blue Origin selected as launch provider for satellite startup mu Space

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Thai space startup mu Space will launch its first geostationary satellite with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, the companies announced today at the International Astronautical...
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Researchers develop wearable solar thermoelectric generator

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

A recent study, led by Professor Kyoung Jin Choi in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at UNIST has introduced a new advanced energy harvesting system, capable of...
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Pop-up robots enable extreme terrain science

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

A NASA-led team is designing an extremely compact origami rover for new extreme terrain applications in both the planetary and Earth science domains. PUFFERs utilize a folding...
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You may soon unlock smartphone via heart sensing biometric scanner

You may soon unlock smartphone via heart sensing biometric scanner

2 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   4 articles

We are all used to biometrics for security on our computers and other items today. Typically this is either a facial, retinal, or fingerprint scan that unlocks the computer and...
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BrandPost: The Dawn. First Mac-Developed Virus

BrandPost: The Dawn. First Mac-Developed Virus

2 hours ago   |   Macworld

It's hard to picture the world more than 30 years ago if you didn't live in those times. Technology, communications, and multimedia were fundamentally different in the days...
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Equifax CEO 'retires' in wake of mammoth data breach

Equifax CEO 'retires' in wake of mammoth data breach

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Microsoft updating OneDrive with better web UI and sharing options

Microsoft updating OneDrive with better web UI and sharing options

Microsoft is unveiling future changes to its OneDrive cloud storage service today at the company's Ignite conference in Orlando. The software giant is improving the web... Read more ...

The NFL partners with Facebook to distribute game highlights and recaps on...

The NFL partners with Facebook to distribute game highlights and recaps on the social network

Facebook and the NFL this morning announced a new multi-year programming deal that will see the sports organization distributing official NFL video, including game recaps and... Read more ...

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Une montre qui combine mesure des performances, haute autonomie et design de qualité, il fallait Nokia pour l'inventer. L'entreprise qui a racheté Withings l'année passée... Read more ...

Investors can now make trades on Yahoo Finance

Investors can now make trades on Yahoo Finance

It's no longer just a place to look up stock market data and company news. Yahoo Finance is now introducing trading directly via its app. With 75 million monthly active users... Read more ...

Star Trek Discovery Looks Like a Good Show. Too Bad So Few Can Watch It

Star Trek Discovery Looks Like a Good Show. Too Bad So Few Can Watch It

The new Star Trek show is reportedly pretty good, but CBS won't let you watch it unless you pay them $7-$10 a month for a streaming service with a fraction of the titles you'd... Read more ...

Get a free Google Home speaker with purchase of Alexa-compatible LG smart...

Get a free Google Home speaker with purchase of Alexa-compatible LG smart appliances

From October 8th to the 25th, anyone in the US of A that purchases a Wi-Fi-enabled LG home appliance will receive a free Google Home assistant, a $130 device that's often on... Read more ...

Plug that phone in while you navigate: Our 10 favorite iPhone car chargers

Plug that phone in while you navigate: Our 10 favorite iPhone car chargers

The unspoken crux of almost every mobile device doesn't lie with its functionality, but how long its battery can last. Check out our selection of the best iPhone car chargers... Read more ...

Apple's Safari update secretly mines data to protect your privacy

Apple's Safari update secretly mines data to protect your privacy

Apple's newly launched macOS High Sierra may not be flashy on the outside, but there's plenty going on beneath the surface. Admittedly, some of its high-profile upgrades are... Read more ...

Computational polyglots - Microsoft is crafting a quantum computing language

Computational polyglots - Microsoft is crafting a quantum computing language

Microsoft has developed a brand new programming language designed to run on quantum computers and their simulations, considering it a major step towards a future of quantum... Read more ...