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Google scraps Project Ara modular phone

One of the most ambitious smartphone projects in recent years is hitting the brakes.<p>Google's Project Ara modular phone program has been suspended, said Lily Lin, a spokesperson for Google. Reuters earlier reported the program's halt.<p>Unlike traditional phones, where if you were lucky you could swap …

Android News

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

‘Floating alien with teleportation abilities’ caught on camera in Peru

Footage of the object, which is thought to be 3ft (1m) tall with changing colors, shows it approaching the Pachacamac gas station, floating on the …

'Ghost snake' discovered in Madagascar - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers discovered a new snake species in Madagascar and named it “ghost snake” for its pale grey coloration and elusiveness. They found the …

One Arm Dumbbell Row for Back Strength

The one arm dumbbell row is a good addition to any dumbbell workout. This movement targets the upper and lower back, shoulders, biceps, and hips …

Health

Paranormal investigators chase blue 'humanoid' creature with glowing skull - before it disappears into thin air

A paranormal investigator claims he has captured footage of an alien 'humanoid' with a large, glowing blue head levitating across a motorway.<p>Anthony …

Watch: IBM's Watson Created a Super Creepy Movie Trailer All By Itself

IBM’s artificial intelligence powerhouse Watson can know add “cinematic genius” to its virtual resume.<p>For its forthcoming suspense/horror movie, Morgan, 20th Century Fox looked to IBM’s Watson to create one of its movie trailers. The movie is about an artificially enhanced human who gets herself …

Artificial Intelligence

SolarCity Disappointed In Exclusion From Nevada Solar Rate Case

(Reuters) – SolarCity said on Wednesday it was disappointed with a decision by Nevada regulators to exclude the company from a proceeding to decide …

New labels warn against mixing opioids, benzodiazepines

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the Food and Drug Administration's latest move to help stem the tide of drug overdoses, it is now requiring "black-box warnings" on nearly 400 products to warn about the dangers of using opioid painkillers in combination with benzodiazepines, drugs commonly used to treat neurological and …

Medicine

Failed Jewish Holocaust survivor plot to kill Nazis still a mystery after 70 years

Neither Jewish ‘Avenger’ Joseph Harmatz nor a recently declassified US military report can explain why Nuremberg poison operation caused no known deaths<p>Seventy years after the most daring attempt of Jewish Holocaust survivors to seek revenge, the leader of the plot has only one simple regret – that …

Tel Aviv

We'd all be healthier if we had 3-day weekends, according to science

Almost everyone enjoys a bank holiday. A three-day weekend means more time to spend with family and friends, to go out and explore the world, and to relax from the pressures of working life. Imagine if, rather than a few times a year, we had a three-day weekend every week. This isn't just a nice …

What These Fitness Trainers Ate to Gain 60 Lbs. Before Working Hard to Lose the Weight Again

Gaining 60 lbs. in just three and a half months means a whole lot of junk food.<p>Fitness trainers Sharny and Julius Kieser downed every processed snack …

Fitness

NES Light Gun Fires Awesome Laser Effect

[Seb Lee-Delisle]’s NES lightgun gave us pause as the effect is so cool we couldn’t quite figure out how he was doing it at first. When he pulls the …

Hacking

FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems …

Elections

Track Three Trends In The 2016 Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies

This year, while consumers tracked popular new applications for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), CIOs and IT leaders paid attention to blockchain for its potential to disrupt currency platforms as we know them.<p>With its ability to store multiple bank transactions in one centralized …

Innovation

Augmented reality power tool helps anyone craft things

Crafting with CNC mills, routers and other power tools isn't all that easy, especially if you're new to it. You'll frequently want a template, and it's all too easy to mess up a cut if you haven't developed a steady hand. Shaper doesn't think it has to be daunting, though: it's launching Origin, an …

Power Tools

Diabetes Patients Are Losing Limbs And Sight Because They Can’t Afford Insulin

Earlier this week, we shared the concerns of patients who are struggling with the rising cost of EpiPens, injection devices that can save lives in …

How did the Universe get its first supermassive black holes?

How they get so big so fast is a mystery. Could “direct collapse” be the solution we’re seeking?<p><i>“For something to collapse, not all systems have to</i> …

Scientists Have Found How Cancer Spreads Through The Bloodstream

It has something to do with a molecule called Death Receptor 6.<p>If you get cancer, it’s likely that the tumor itself won’t get you. The most common cause of cancer death is from the metastases that form when the initial tumor spreads, sending cancers cells out which grow elsewhere. These cells …

Solar-powered Pipe desalinizes 1.5 billion gallons of drinking water for California

The infrastructure California needs to generate energy for electricity and clean water, which will be significant, need not blight the landscape. …

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‘Memories’ in your DNA could keep a permanent record of your life

‘Memories’ in your DNA could keep a permanent record of your life: Gene-editing trick turns cells into recorders<p><b>Researchers used Crispr-Cas to</b> …

Genetics

Ultrasound-based gene therapy uses 'microbubbles' to fight heart disease, cancer

Researchers from University of Pittsburgh and UPMC say they're encouraged by what may one day be a new tool to help battle cancer and heart disease: …

Scientists install 'memories' in DNA of human cells

Scientists have managed to record histories in the DNA of human cells, allowing them to recall past “memories.” The advancement could prove vital for …

Tattoué the Robot Could Be Your Next Tattoo Artist

But he probably can't talk you through the pain.<p>World's First Tattoo by Industrial Robot from Pier 9 on Vimeo.<p>Ever fear that your tattoo won't come out exactly as you planned? This tattooing robot could eliminate the risk of human error—but the process is still just as painful.<p>Pierre-Emmanuel …

Army Tests War Robots In The Pacific

New tools for ancient jobs<p>Soldier are preparing for war with robots. Let me rephrase. Soldiers are preparing for war, alongside robots. As part of the Pacific Manned-Unmanned Initiative, soldiers with the U.S. Army’s 25th Infantry Division tested prototypes of robots, to see if they might be useful …

Military

Robots, Driverless Cars and Translation Tech at Tokyo 2020

Now that the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro have officially ended, it’s time to look ahead to Tokyo 2020 — Japan is a nation known for its …

Summer Olympics

This modified Game Boy can control drones

The original Game Boy is the portable gaming system that had millions of teens staring at a screen before smartphones were a concept. Though it’s …