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Boeing's solar-powered climate research drone takes flight in 2019

40 minutes ago   |   Engadget

Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of Boeing that specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles, is gearing up to launch a solar-powered autonomous aircraft. The vehicle, called...
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Australian Institute of Marine Science trials IoT drifters to monitor oceans

2 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Ocean sensors phone home using low Earth orbiting satellites.
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Frozen Super-Earth discovered orbiting nearby Barnard's star

Frozen Super-Earth discovered orbiting nearby Barnard's star

4 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   2 articles

Astronomers have announced the discovery of a frozen Super-Earth orbiting Barnard's star, a single star closest to the Sun. According to the study, which included a handful of...
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Real-world IT vs. computer science: 4 ways colleges are morphing

4 hours ago   |   Linuxtoday

How colleges are experimenting to modernize computer science education
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NASA is going to live stream the touchdown of its new Mars lander

NASA is going to live stream the touchdown of its new Mars lander

5 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   3 articles

NASA has sent a number of high-tech robots to the Red Planet already, but we don't normally hear about how things like entry and landing went until after the fact. That's going...
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Huge meteorite impact crater found hidden under Greenland ice

Huge meteorite impact crater found hidden under Greenland ice

5 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   4 articles

NASA has announced the discovery of a massive meteorite impact crater hidden deep beneath the Greenland ice. The crater measures over 19 miles wide and 1,000ft deep, making it...
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An Italian volcano's massive eruptions fit a pattern - and the cycle may have restarted

An Italian volcano's massive eruptions fit a pattern - and the cycle may have restarted

5 hours ago   |   The Verge

New research indicates that a volcano near Naples, Italy might be in the early stages of gearing up for an eruption large enough to change the area's landscape. The study...
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RFID stickers could signal contaminated food

RFID stickers could signal contaminated food

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

If a food item isn't safe to eat, it's best to find that out before someone eats it. But manual testing of every jar and bottle isn't possible, even when a threat, like the...
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Mosquito Genome Opens New Avenues For Reducing Bug-Borne Disease

Mosquito Genome Opens New Avenues For Reducing Bug-Borne Disease

8 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine   |   2 articles

NewsA recent multi-institutional study, led by Rockefeller scientists, has produced a new blueprint of the Aedes aegypti genome that vastly improves upon its...
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Russia says it's going to beat Elon Musk and SpaceX's ‘old tech' with a nuclear rocket

Russia says it's going to beat Elon Musk and SpaceX's ‘old tech' with a nuclear rocket

9 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Elon Musk and SpaceX won't be leading the reusable rocket space race long, at least not if Russia has anything to say about it. Russia's Keldysh Research Center has been...
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Sonos unveils Black Friday deals, $30 discount off Sonos One speaker

Sonos unveils Black Friday deals, $30 discount off Sonos One speaker

U.S.-based audio hardware company Sonos has unveiled its 2018 Black Friday deals, offering discounts on the company's Sonos One speaker , Sonos Beam soundbar and Sonos Sub... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3's Night Sight is Here, and It's Magnificent

Google Pixel 3's Night Sight is Here, and It's Magnificent

Google's game-changing camera feature is heading to the front and back lenses of Pixel phones over the next few days. Read more ...

The best cheap laptop deals in November 2018: prices start under £150

The best cheap laptop deals in November 2018: prices start under £150

If you're looking for the best cheap laptop deals, then you've come to the right place. Many retailers are slashing prices in their laptop sales all year round and our... Read more ...

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Amazon shouldn't be receiving tax...

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Amazon shouldn't be receiving tax breaks for HQ2

The latest high-profile public figure to criticize the deal New York made with Amazon to bring half of the company's new headquarters to Long Island City, Queens is none other... Read more ...

Niantic's Pokémon Go-style Harry Potter game is coming in 2019

Niantic's Pokémon Go-style Harry Potter game is coming in 2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the latest augmented reality venture from Pokémon Go developer Niantic and publisher WB Games, is delayed until 2019. The game was first announced... Read more ...

Senator Chuck Schumer intervened on Facebook's behalf this summer, telling a...

Senator Chuck Schumer intervened on Facebook's behalf this summer, telling a prominent Democratic critic of the company to back off

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer intervened with one of his colleagues on Facebook's behalf this summer, amid growing sentiment against the company, according to a new... Read more ...

Windows 10 preview build 18282 finally supports smarter Windows Updates, new...

Windows 10 preview build 18282 finally supports smarter Windows Updates, new light theme

The headline feature of Windows 10 Insider build 18282 is probably the “light theme” for your Windows desktop. But the most useful addition is the new, Intelligent Active Hours... Read more ...

Common Google Pixel 3 problems, and how to fix them

Common Google Pixel 3 problems, and how to fix them

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are arguably the best Android phones out there right now - but they aren't perfect. Users have reported a number of issues and problems... Read more ...

All the best Amazon Black Friday deals for 2018

All the best Amazon Black Friday deals for 2018

Amazon may be an online-only retailer, but that doesn't mean its Black Friday sales are anything to sniff at. In fact, due to its online status, Amazon has huge flexibility... Read more ...

Some PlayStation 3 game servers will shut down in January 2019

Some PlayStation 3 game servers will shut down in January 2019

Sony has emailed PlayStation owners with a notice impacting the PlayStation 3: some game servers will be shutting down in January 2019. The decision to shut down the servers... Read more ...