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Guardian science reporter wins prize for vaginal mesh investigation

The Guardian’s science correspondent Hannah Devlin has scooped a coveted prize in the Association of British Science Writers awards for her investigation into the vaginal mesh scandal.<p>Her report exposing NHS data on how thousands of women have undergone surgery to have vaginal mesh implants removed …

Johnson & Johnson

Young people need science, tech and math skills to perform the jobs of the future

In today's tech-driven world, the skills we develop in our personal and professional lives are becoming increasingly intertwined, and it starts young.<p>…

Tableau gets new pricing plans and a data preparation tool

Data analytics platform Tableau today announced the launch of both a new data preparation product and a new subscription pricing plan.<p>Currently, Tableau offers desktop plans for users who want to analyze their data locally, a server plan for businesses that want to deploy the service on-premises or …

Cloud Computing

Low-latency JPEG XS format is optimized for live streaming and VR

You might only know JPEG as the default image compression standard, but the group behind it has now branched out into something new: JPEG XS. JPEG XS is described as a new low-energy format designed to stream live video and VR, even over WiFi and 5G networks. It's not a replacement for JPEG and the …

Virtual Reality

Banoffee Recipe

"I heard about this pie in England, and be sure it's a wonderful one."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs<p>1 cup butter<p>1/2 cup white sugar<p>3 …

Baking

In Insane Coffee-Drinking Study, Coffee Appears to Be the Anti-Cannabis

"These are entirely new pathways by which coffee might affect health."<p>Coffee has been the world’s favorite stimulant for hundreds of years, yet …

Masterclass: chow mein recipe | Felicity Cloake

Chow mein, or stir-fried noodles, may not feature on many menus in the People’s Republic of China, but, authentic or not, it remains a staple of Chinese restaurants from Kolkata to Kentucky. Slick with soy and crunchy with veg, chow mein is quick, easy and infinitely more delicious hot from the wok …

Food & Dining

Russia's New Nukes Are Similar to a Risky Project the U.S. Abandoned

Part of Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin’s state of the nation speech Thursday sounded like something from a 1960s <i>James Bond</i> film. Putin announced his …

Three major banks confirm that they won’t allow cryptocurrency transactions with their credit cards

Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup won’t let you buy Bitcoin on credit<p>If you were hoping to get in on the Bitcoin craze using your credit card, you might be out of luck. Three major banks have said that they won’t allow cryptocurrency purchases on their credit cards, according to a …

Tesla is connecting 50,000 homes in Australia to create a power grid

The state of South Australia is taking on a revolutionary project to harness solar energy and power 50,000 homes – but instead of using solar cells at a single location, it’s creating a decentralized network across the state, and Tesla is helping out.<p>The idea is to kit out homes with a 5kW solar …

Internal documents reveal that Whole Foods is leaving some shelves empty on purpose

Whole Foods stores across the country are suffering from product shortages that are leading to empty shelves.<p>In the past, if a Whole Foods store ran out of a specific product, employees would fill the hole on the shelf by putting another item — typically one of the store's top sellers — in its …

Employment