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MDI Biological Laboratory develops Anecdata citizen science mobile app

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

The MDI Biological Laboratory is riding the growing wave of interest in citizen science with the development of a new, easily accessible mobile phone app to help community...
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Quick Look: Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Quick Look: Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

1 hour ago   |   Giant Bomb   |   7 articles

Get ready to quarter up as Jeff and Jason apply science to Street Fighter!
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High Salt Diet Linked to Dementia in Mice

High Salt Diet Linked to Dementia in Mice

2 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

ArticleSalt-laden foods may be increasing your risk of dementia, according to a new study. Staff Author: Kenny Walter Topics: Life Sciences
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The Last of Us Part II, 10 Cloverfield Lane Directors to Speak in Conversation

2 hours ago   |   IGN

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has announced speakers for the 2018 DICE Summit, including discussions featuring both game and film directors. Neil Druckmann, The...
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Contraceptive app under investigation after 37 women get pregnant

Contraceptive app under investigation after 37 women get pregnant

3 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

There's a large variety of contraceptive measures out there meant to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Most of them involve using some sort of accessory to get the job done, be it...
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The world's best baby monitor now uses science to help your baby sleep better

The world's best baby monitor now uses science to help your baby sleep better

3 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Tons of people in the know agree that the Nanit Smart Baby Monitor Solution is among the best in the business. It combines an HD camera with two-way audio, sleep tracking...
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Mechanical Turkers may have out-predicted the most popular crime-predicting algorithm

Mechanical Turkers may have out-predicted the most popular crime-predicting algorithm

4 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Our most sophisticated crime-predicting algorithms may not be as good as we thought. A study published today in Science Advances takes a look at the popular COMPAS algorithm...
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Global Warming Predictions May Now Be a Lot Less Uncertain

4 hours ago   |   Wired   |   3 articles

Researchers claim they've reduced the uncertainty in a key metric of climate change by 60 percent. That could have implications for how humanity arrives at climate goals like...
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Study finds minority trainees are up, but not minority faculty

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Despite increasing numbers of underrepresented minority trainees in the biomedical sciences, there is a persistent shortage of URM faculty who are involved in basic biomedical...
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Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were grilled by lawmakers about terrorist content on social media

Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were grilled by lawmakers about terrorist content on social media

5 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Representatives for Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter faced questions from lawmakers today about how terrorist content is detected and removed from the internet. “The companies...
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Apple plans to add 20,000 jobs, new campus in the US

Apple plans to add 20,000 jobs, new campus in the US

Apple is determined to show that it's investing in the US economy despite its tax moves and foreign manufacturing. The company has announced a slew of investments it claims... Read more ...

Apple announces another campus, promises 20,000 new jobs for US

Apple announces another campus, promises 20,000 new jobs for US

Today, Apple announced its plans to accelerate investment in the US economy, to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars over the next five years. This investment will take... Read more ...

Quick Look: Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Quick Look: Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Get ready to quarter up as Jeff and Jason apply science to Street Fighter! Read more ...

Google Arts app goes viral with new match-me-to-a-classic-painting feature

Google Arts app goes viral with new match-me-to-a-classic-painting feature

Google app shows your doppelganger from the art world, tiny app sniffs out Meltdown and Spectre patches, smart home bits crash wifi networks. Read more ...

Google's fix for the weird Chromecast and Google Home glitch that broke WiFi...

Google's fix for the weird Chromecast and Google Home glitch that broke WiFi networks will be released on January 18

A weird glitch that caused WiFi networks to temporarily break down for certain Chromecast and Google Home users is getting a fix on Thursday January 18. It was previously... Read more ...

Here's How Google's Project Fi Now Delivers Unlimited Data

Here's How Google's Project Fi Now Delivers Unlimited Data

Nearly every major wireless carrier offers an unlimited data plan. Now, Project Fi has joined them, thanks to a feature immediately active for all subscribers that stops... Read more ...

Photos of Chinese micro-apartments reveal the terrifying scope of a housing...

Photos of Chinese micro-apartments reveal the terrifying scope of a housing crisis

China's population is exploding: Government data predict some 3.4 billion people will occupy the country by 2030. All those people will need somewhere to live. Over the past... Read more ...

A ton of new smartphones were announced last week at CES - here are the 11...

A ton of new smartphones were announced last week at CES - here are the 11 to keep an eye on

Many new smartphones were announced and showcased at CES 2018 last week. Some devices introduced new and interesting features, while other announcements confirmed US... Read more ...

A bunch of publishers are about to find out that Facebook's algorithm thinks...

A bunch of publishers are about to find out that Facebook's algorithm thinks their video content is worthless

Facebook's algorithm could mean the beginning of the end for a certain type of news feed video. The company has said that it will penalize "passive content" in favor of content... Read more ...

Nintendo's about to unveil something new for Switch that's aimed at kids...

Nintendo's about to unveil something new for Switch that's aimed at kids, and no one knows what it is

Nintendo's about to make an announcement, but no one knows what it is. The only information we have about the upcoming reveal is that it's a "new interactive experience" for... Read more ...