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CHINA'S TWO-CHILD POLICY MAY EXACERBATE GENDER INEQUALITY

Since China ended its one-child policy allowing all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become...

SDO REVEALS HOW MAGNETIC CAGE ON THE SUN STOPPED SOLAR ERUPTION

A dramatic magnetic power struggle at the Sun's surface lies at the heart of solar eruptions, new research using NASA data shows. The...

 
 
 

CHINESE BILLIONAIRE LI SHUFU BUYS BIGGEST SINGLE STAKE IN DAIMLER

Chinese billionaire Li Shufu has bought a near 10-percent stake in Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler, making him the German group's largest...

APPLE LOSES BID TO BAN PROTESTS BY FRENCH TAX CAMPAIGN GROUP

A French court on Friday threw out a complaint by Apple demanding a ban on protests at its stores by the tax campaign group Attac.

 
 
 

BMW RECALLS 12,000 DIESEL CARS OVER EMISSIONS

German high-end carmaker BMW on Friday recalled thousands of diesel cars for a software update, after reports it had admitted to authorities...

SCIENTISTS EXAMINE LINK BETWEEN SURFACE-WATER SALINITY, CLIMATE CHANGE

The interplay between surface-water salinity and climate change in Central New York is the subject of a recent paper by researchers...

 
 
 

ON SECOND THOUGHT, THE MOON'S WATER MAY BE WIDESPREAD AND IMMOBILE

A new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon's water is widely distributed across the surface and is...

PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE: TARGETED VACCINATION TO HALT EPIDEMICS

Amidst growing concerns over the low uptake of flu shots in Europe, scientists from the Italian National Research Council and the JRC...

 
 
 

VOLKSWAGEN PROFIT ROARS BACK TWO YEARS AFTER 'DIESELGATE'

The world's largest carmaker Volkswagen appeared back in racing form Friday, as its 2017 results revved back to levels not seen since...

STUDY: PRO-DIVERSITY POLICIES MAKE COMPANIES MORE INNOVATIVE AND PROFITABLE

While some may see corporate diversity initiatives as nothing more than glitzy marketing campaigns, a PSU business school professor's...

 
 
 

IRON-CORRODING BACTERIA SHOWN TO POSSESS ENZYMES ENABLING THEM TO EXTRACT ELECTRONS FROM EXTRACELLULAR SOLIDS

A research team led by NIMS and RIKEN has discovered that sulfate-reducing bacteria responsible for anaerobic iron corrosion in petroleum...

LOOKING FOR AN OFF SWITCH FOR CELIAC DISEASE

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects by some estimates nearly 1 in 100 people. Celiac disease symptoms are triggered...

 
 
 

COMBATING SULPHURIC ACID CORROSION AT WASTEWATER PLANTS

Writing in Water Research, Austrian researchers from TU Graz and the University of Graz discuss new materials that prevent damage from...

FIRST NANOSCALE LOOK AT HOW LITHIUM IONS NAVIGATE A MOLECULAR MAZE TO REACH BATTERY ELECTRODE

The lithium-ion batteries that power laptops, electric cars and so many other modern gadgets operate on a simple plan: Lithium ions...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER NOVEL EXCITON INTERACTIONS IN CARBON NANOTUBES

Nanotechnology researchers studying small bundles of carbon nanotubes have discovered an optical signature showing excitons bound to...

STUDY UNCOVERS LITERACY CHALLENGE AMONG TEENAGERS DUE TO LACK OF READING FOCUS IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

A UK-wide study of children's reading habits has found that Scottish secondary school pupils, like their peers in other countries,...

 
 
 

STRETCHABLE HEALTH SENSOR COULD IMPROVE MONITORING OF CHRONIC CONDITIONS

A new type of flexible, wearable sensor could help people with chronic conditions like diabetes avoid the discomfort of regular pin-prick...

NEW APPROACH TO IMPROVE NITROGEN USE, ENHANCE YIELD, AND PROMOTE FLOWERING IN RICE

Nitrogen fertilizers (applied as nitrate, NO3-, or ammonium, NH4+) improve the amount of grain produced per acre, but nitrogen runoff...

 
 
 

SELF-ASSEMBLING PEPTIDES AND THE FIGHT AGAINST OBESITY AND DIABETES

A collaboration between the Department's Nanoscience Centre and MedImmune is taking great strides towards safer and more effective...

NEW METHOD COULD HELP QUANTIFY UNTAPPED NATURAL GAS RESERVOIRS

More than 30 states have shale formations that harbor natural gas underground, according to the Energy Information Administration....

 
 
 



Android's official augmented reality toolkit is available to the public

Android's official augmented reality toolkit is available to the public

Google's take on a mobile augmented reality framework is no longer limited to a modestly-sized preview. It just released ARCore 1.0, letting anyone publish Android apps that... Read more ...

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak out ahead of MWC

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak out ahead of MWC

Lots of manufacturers will debut new smartphone hardware at MWC next week, Sony included. But it looks like Sony's surprise has been ruined thanks to a new leak. The Sony... Read more ...

The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

Android Go is Google's latest attempt to build a version of Android specifically designed for low-end phones, and the company has announced that we'll start to see the first... Read more ...

More proof the Galaxy S9 will be just as expensive as we thought

More proof the Galaxy S9 will be just as expensive as we thought

An image from a trusted leaker the other day reaffirmed what we've been suspecting. The Galaxy S9 will be more expensive than the Galaxy S8 was at launch, with the Plus model... Read more ...

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

The new phones are coming! Mobile World Congress is nearly upon us, and soon we'll be feasting our eyes on the latest and greatest Android has to offer. So whether you're... Read more ...

Microsoft adding support for running multiple instances of UWP Windows 10 apps

Microsoft adding support for running multiple instances of UWP Windows 10 apps

Developers will be able to enable the feature within their apps. Microsoft will soon allow developers to support opening multiple instances of their Universal Windows Platform... Read more ...

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

160 character limits suck - RCS messaging promises to revolutionize the way you text message. Google has updated the world on the progress of the upgrade, and wants to show... Read more ...

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Despite being available in eight languages, Google Assistant is expanding its multilingual capabilities, with Google aiming to add support for more than 20 additional languages... Read more ...

Now Available on Steam - YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY

Now Available on Steam - YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY

YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- is Now Available on Steam! Yume Nikki has been hailed as one of the greatest games ever created with RPG Maker. The new YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- is not a... Read more ...

Pokémon Go Legendary Raid Bosses Return To Determine What Will Hatch From Eggs

Pokémon Go Legendary Raid Bosses Return To Determine What Will Hatch From Eggs

Niantic has been steadily cycling through legendary raid bosses for Pokémon Go trainers to battle and catch, and usually once they're gone, they're gone. However, for one week... Read more ...