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HYPERSPECTRAL CAMERA CAPTURES WEALTH OF DATA IN AN INSTANT

Standard snapshots from space don't quite show Earth in all its glory. There's so much more to see.

TACKLING THE FORENSIC UNKNOWNS OF 3-D-PRINTED FIREARMS

In the summer of 2016, Transportation Security Administration screeners at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Nevada confiscated an...

 
 
 

A WAY TO DETERMINE THE ABSOLUTE STEREOCHEMISTRY OF SMALL, ORGANIC MOLECULES

A team of researchers from several institutions in Czech Republic has developed a way to determine the absolute stereochemistry of...

RESEARCH GROUP USES SUPERCOMPUTING TO TARGET THE MOST PROMISING DRUG CANDIDATES FROM A DAUNTING NUMBER OF POSSIBILITIES

Identifying the optimal drug treatment is like hitting a moving target. To stop disease, small-molecule drugs bind tightly to an important...

 
 
 

VIRULENCE FACTOR OF THE INFLUENZA A VIRUS MAPPED IN REAL-TIME

The influenza A viruses, which are responsible for deadly pandemics in the past, still remain a major global public health problem...

NEW METHOD SIMPLIFIES THE SEARCH FOR PROTEIN RECEPTOR COMPLEXES, SPEEDING DRUG DEVELOPMENT

For a drug to intervene in cells or entire organs that are not behaving normally it must first bind to specific protein receptors in...

 
 
 

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGISTS HACK BACTERIAL SENSORS

Rice University synthetic biologists have hacked bacterial sensing with a plug-and-play system that could be used to mix-and-match...

HIGH-TECH ESTONIA VOTES ONLINE FOR EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Estonia was crippled by cyberattacks on government networks during a dispute with Russia in 2007. Today the tiny tech-savvy nation...

 
 
 

THE RETURN OF THE WOLVES

The current return of wolves to human-dominated landscapes poses a major challenge for the protection of this species, says conservation...

RESEARCHERS DEMONSTRATE DOUBLE-LOCK PROTECTION MECHANISM IN CRUCIAL CELLULAR SWITCHES

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich researchers have used CRISPR technology to probe the mechanisms that guide the developmental...

 
 
 

HIGH-QUALITY JADEITE TOOL DISCOVERED IN UNDERWATER ANCIENT SALT WORKS IN BELIZE

Anthropologists discovered a tool made out of high-quality translucent jadeite with an intact rosewood handle at a site where the ancient...

PREPARING LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES FOR HURRICANES BEGINS WITH OUTREACH

Governments seeking to help their most vulnerable residents prepare for hurricanes and other disasters should create community-based...

 
 
 

SIZE IS EVERYTHING, ECOLOGIST FINDS

Natural ecosystems are as vulnerable as they are diverse. Environmental changes such as climate change, pollution or the spread of...

ZEBRAFISH HELP RESEARCHERS EXPLORE ALTERNATIVES TO BONE MARROW DONATION

Blood diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma are currently treated with bone marrow transplants-a transfer of blood stem cells from...

 
 
 

NEW MEASUREMENT DEVICE: CARBON DIOXIDE AS GEOTHERMOMETER

For the first time, it is now possible to measure, simultaneously and with extreme precision, four rare molecular variants of carbon...

SABER TECH GIVES DNA AND RNA VISUALIZATION A BOOST

Researchers have been using "Fluorescence in situ hybridization" analysis for decades to literally fish for specific DNA and RNA sequences...

 
 
 

KEY ACID-ACTIVATED PROTEIN CHANNEL IDENTIFIED

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a long-sought protein, the proton-activated chloride channel , that is activated in acidic...

CLIMATE CHANGE HAS LONG-TERM IMPACT ON SPECIES ADAPTABILITY

Historic climate change events can have a lasting impact on the genetic diversity of a species, reveals a new study published in Current...

 
 
 

WANT TO CURB YOUR ROBOCALL AGONY? TRY THESE 3 THINGS NOW

We all hate robocalls and spam calls, but there's an easy solution for answering the phone with ease.

FARMERS HAVE LESS LEISURE TIME THAN HUNTER-GATHERERS, STUDY SUGGESTS

Hunter-gatherers in the Philippines who adopt farming work around ten hours a week longer than their forager neighbours, a new study...

 
 
 



Need your dragon fix after Game of Thrones' finale? Head to Elder Scrolls...

Need your dragon fix after Game of Thrones' finale? Head to Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr expansion

ZeniMax Online either has an impeccable sense of timing, or it's so lucky that all its employees should go buy lottery tickets this second. The smoke and memes have barely... Read more ...

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint...

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters

This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that... Read more ...

Game Of Thrones Season 8 Makes A Lot More Sense If Bran Is Evil

Game Of Thrones Season 8 Makes A Lot More Sense If Bran Is Evil

The finale episode of Game of Thrones Season 8 is here, and at last, the question of who will sit the Iron Throne has been answered. Fans, viewers, and Las Vegas have... Read more ...

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing...

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing business with China

The trade war with China has reached new heights in the past few weeks, as the Trump administration recently announced that US companies will be banned from buying equipment... Read more ...

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Video: which streaming service is best for you?

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Video: which streaming service is best for you?

With so many options out there, and more soon to come in the form of Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus , choosing the best streaming service for you can be tricky. It gets even... Read more ...

Google Glass is back - so is AR uncertainty

Google Glass is back - so is AR uncertainty

Google Glass is back from the dead, with a new $999 headset that delivers upgraded capabilities, longer battery life, and the promise of new confusion around augmented reality... Read more ...

Google's new $999 augmented reality smartglasses are ready for business

Google's new $999 augmented reality smartglasses are ready for business

Google unveiled Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, a new version of its business-focused augmented reality wearable. The company's smartglasses ship with a faster processor, an... Read more ...

Mi Mix 3 5G to land in Spain and Italy on May 23

Mi Mix 3 5G to land in Spain and Italy on May 23

With the global announcement of 5G and the intensification of companies' discourse in favor of new connectivity standard, we are starting to see devices with... Read more ...

Remember the Starbucks cup? ‘Game of Thrones' screwed up again with plastic...

Remember the Starbucks cup? ‘Game of Thrones' screwed up again with plastic water bottles

The Game of Thrones finale is now history, and it all went down exactly as the leaks said it would. We know who survived season 8, who died, and who took the Iron Throne. The... Read more ...

Game Of Thrones Ending Recap & Review: A Fitting Finale, A Botched Journey

Game Of Thrones Ending Recap & Review: A Fitting Finale, A Botched Journey

The series finale of Game of Thrones has aired, bringing a conclusion to both Season 8 and the entire show. Next Sunday will feature the premiere of HBO's Game of Thrones... Read more ...