Franz Leinders

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Palakkad sizzles at 41 degrees Celsius, temperature set to rise higher

Days after the warning issued by the MeT department which suggested that 2018 was likely to be the hottest recorded year for Kerala, Palakkad on …

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on iOS.<p>As CNBC first reported, according to a Bernstein …

This New Gene-Editing Technique Can Spot CRISPR’s Mistakes

Editing The Editor<p>The CRISPR gene-editing tool is already in use by scientists all over the world who are racing to cure deadly diseases by editing …

Study: social media bubbles might not be making us more polarized after all

Don’t log off yet.<p>After Donald Trump’s stunning electoral victory, lots of people wondered how, exactly, this had all happened. One possible solution, it seemed, was that everyone was trapped in an information bubble of their own making — numerous articles alleged that self-segregated social media …

6 Incredible Private Islands to Rent With Your Friends in 2018

If you've ever spent time on a remote, exotic island, you're already luckier than millions of other people in the world. But if you want to take …

Snorkelling

This New Phenomenon Squeezes Electrons to Speeds Physicists Didn't Even Know Were Possible

Now entering 'superballistic' mode.<p>Imagine you've got 50 people all trying to squeeze through the same doorway at the same time. That stress-filled …

What Sonic Black Holes Say About the Real Deal

In a 1972 lecture at the University of Oxford, a young physicist named William Unruh asked the audience to imagine a fish screaming as it plunges …

Colorado Wrestles With Ethics Of Aid In Dying As Vote Looms

Last spring everything changed for Denver resident Matt Larson.<p>"One day I was fine," says Larson. "The next I was being rushed by ambulance to Denver Health following two very massive and violent seizures."<p>The force of the seizures, from the sheer shaking, fractured and dislocated his shoulders and …

Medicine

Playing online video games associated with higher grades, study finds: Teitel | Toronto Star

According to a new study by researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia, modern video gaming isn’t affiliated with the …