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UN CHIEF'S CALL TO 'SAVE THE PACIFIC TO SAVE THE WORLD'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it was vital "to save the Pacific to save the world" as he wrapped up his brief South Pacific...

AFTER THE MOON, PEOPLE ON MARS BY 2033. OR 2060

On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon "followed...

 
 
 

AS BITCOIN GYRATES, LESS EUPHORIA IN EVIDENCE AT BLOCKCHAIN GATHERING

The vibe at a gathering this week for blockchain enthusiasts felt decidedly less exuberant than its predecessor a year ago after dizzying...

LIFE GOES ON UNDER CLOUD OF SMOG IN MEXICO CITY

Scientists say breathing the heavily polluted air in Mexico City these days is like smoking somewhere between a quarter- and a half-pack...

 
 
 

AIR POLLUTION HOTSPOTS IN EUROPE

Big cities beset with gridlocked traffic, major regions producing coal, pockets of heavy industry encased by mountains-Europe's air...

NANOSCALE SCULPTURING LEADS TO UNUSUAL PACKING OF NANOCUBES

From the ancient pyramids to modern buildings, various three-dimensional structures have been formed by packing shaped objects together....

 
 
 

EU ADOPTS POWERS TO RESPOND TO CYBERATTACKS

The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyberattacks that cripple hospitals and banks,...

POLYMERS JUMP THROUGH HOOPS ON PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

Recyclable plastics that contain ring-shaped polymers may be a key to developing sustainable synthetic materials. Despite some promising...

 
 
 

DANGEROUS PATHOGENS USE THIS SOPHISTICATED MACHINERY TO INFECT HOSTS

Gastric cancer, Q fever, Legionnaires' disease, whooping cough-though the infectious bacteria that cause these dangerous diseases are...

MACHINE LEARNING SPEEDS MODELING OF EXPERIMENTS AIMED AT CAPTURING FUSION ENERGY ON EARTH

Machine learning , a form of artificial intelligence that recognizes faces, understands language and navigates self-driving cars, can...

 
 
 

MANIPULATING ATOMS ONE AT A TIME WITH AN ELECTRON BEAM

The ultimate degree of control for engineering would be the ability to create and manipulate materials at the most basic level, fabricating...

DIRTY DATA: FIRMS COUNT ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS OF DIGITAL PLANET

Technology is often touted as a solution to the world's environmental challenges, but it is also part of the problem: industry executives...

 
 
 

'ANT BRIDGE'-INSPIRED NANOPARTICLE ASSEMBLY FIXES BROKEN ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS

Colonies of social insects are capable of self-organizing and accomplishing complex tasks through individual interactions. For example,...

MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES EASE REMOVAL OF MICROCONTAMINANTS FROM WASTEWATER

Microcontaminants place a considerable burden on our water courses, but removing them from wastewater requires considerable technical...

 
 
 

EXTRAORDINARILY TRANSPARENT COMPACT METALLIC METAMATERIALS

In materials science, achromatic optical components can be designed with high transparency and low dispersion. Materials scientists...

ULTRA-CLEAN FABRICATION PLATFORM PRODUCES NEARLY IDEAL 2-D TRANSISTORS

Semiconductors, which are the basic building blocks of transistors, microprocessors, lasers, and LEDs, have driven advances in computing,...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK BREAKUP COULD BOOST CHINA RIVALS: SANDBERG

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said Friday a breakup of big US technology would not address "underlying issues" facing...

FUEL SUBSIDIES DEFY GREEN TREND AMID RISING CLIMATE ALARM

Even as warnings of climate catastrophe and calls for greener economies grow ever louder, the world is still spending hundreds of billions...

 
 
 

HP ENTERPRISE BUYING SUPERCOMPUTER STAR CRAY

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Friday announced a $1.3 billion deal to buy supercomputer maker Cray, part of a move to expand into data...

METALS INFLUENCE C-PEPTIDE HORMONE RELATED TO INSULIN

Metals such as zinc, copper and chromium bind to and influence a peptide involved in insulin production, according to new work from...

 
 
 



Red Dead Online poker missing in some parts of the world due to gambling laws

Red Dead Online poker missing in some parts of the world due to gambling laws

The massive update for Red Dead Online as it left beta added poker, among many other things, to the online component of Red Dead Redemption 2. Some players can't access the... Read more ...

Google is reportedly about to deliver a knockout blow to Huawei

Google is reportedly about to deliver a knockout blow to Huawei

In what could be a huge blow to Huawei, Reuters reports today that Google will suspend any business it has with Huawei except for hardware and software dealings that are... Read more ...

Google reportedly pulls Huawei's Android license

Google reportedly pulls Huawei's Android license

Following the US crackdown on Chinese technology companies, Reuters reports that Google has cut off Huawei's Android license, which would represent a huge blow to the besieged... Read more ...

Rainbow Six Siege's Phantom Sight Revealed; New Operators Nokk And Warden...

Rainbow Six Siege's Phantom Sight Revealed; New Operators Nokk And Warden Detailed

Rainbow Six Siege 's new season of DLC has been revealed. Operation Phantom Sight will include the customary two new Operators-Nokk and Warden-as well as a map rework and some... Read more ...

‘Game of Thrones' Star Emilia Clarke Posts Emotional Farewell Hours Before...

‘Game of Thrones' Star Emilia Clarke Posts Emotional Farewell Hours Before Series Finale

And now her watch has ended: Hours before the final Game of Thrones episode airs on HBO tonight, star Emilia Clarke is saying her final farewell to the character that she said... Read more ...

This is the ‘Game of Thrones' finale we all deserved

This is the ‘Game of Thrones' finale we all deserved

The final episode of Game of Thrones airs on Sunday night on HBO, and millions of people are going to watch it in spite of how bad the final season has been so far. Millions... Read more ...

Epic Games Store Mega Sale Causes Developers To Raise Prices, Temporarily...

Epic Games Store Mega Sale Causes Developers To Raise Prices, Temporarily Delist Games

Epic is having a major sale across its entire storefront, which includes deep discounts on popular games and $10 offanygame over $15 until June 13. That's a pretty good deal if... Read more ...

Minecraft Has Sold 176 Million Copies Worldwide

Minecraft Has Sold 176 Million Copies Worldwide

To celebrate Minecraft's tenth anniversary, Mojang has given a slew of announcements for the sandbox game recently, including an upcoming AR component and more information on... Read more ...

B&H discounts the Huawei P30 and P30 Lite

B&H discounts the Huawei P30 and P30 Lite

You might remember that last month New York-based B&H took pre-orders for the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro. As you are undoubtedly aware, Huawei is considered a national security... Read more ...

Daily Deal - Castle Story, 60% Off

Daily Deal - Castle Story, 60% Off

Today's Deal: Save 60% on Castle Story !* Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you... Read more ...