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Google Pixelbook review: The laptop Chrome OS needs, but maybe doesn't yet deserve

Article Contents<p>Chromebooks have come a long way from the dark, buggy days of the CR-48 and laggardly Intel Atom processors. Back when Chrome OS …

Do no harm, don't discriminate: official guidance issued on robot ethics

Robot deception, addiction and possibility of AIs exceeding their remits noted as hazards that manufacturers should consider<p>Isaac Asimov gave us the basic rules of good robot behaviour: don’t harm humans, obey orders and protect yourself. Now the British Standards Institute has issued a more …

Health and Safety

Scientists Find First Instance of Water Clouds Outside Our Solar System

A cloudy day here on Earth might be a sign for gloom, but elsewhere in the universe, to behold one is a scientific achievement.<p>In this case, a team …

50 foods to try before you die

11 Tiny Habits That Reveal a Lot About Your Personality, According to Science

Even small behaviors can be a window into your overall approach to life.<p>There are so many actions throughout your day that go unremembered--pulling off a few sheets of toilet paper, sending a quick email to a colleague, picking up toiletries at the drugstore.<p>But these small, seemingly insignificant …

Investigators: Cockpit Voice Recorder Memory Intact From EgyptAir Crash

Egyptian investigators say the memory chips are intact from the cockpit voice recorder of the EgyptAir plane that went down on May 19, killing all 66 people on board.<p>So far, investigators have not been able to determine what caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to crash. They're hoping the voice recordings …

Researchers Spotted Something Very Strange in the Sands of Mars

No, it’s not aliens writing messages in the sand. But there <i>is</i> something weird happening on Mars’ surface—and it’s something that hasn’t been seen …

Small-brained elephantnose fish can think big like humans

Fish may be smarter than we thought. Not only can some recognize human faces, but others can use their senses in a way that it was believed only …

Here's How Dangerously Bad We Are at Guessing The Speed of Oncoming Trains

Yikes.<p>Picture this: you’re driving in your car, and come to a railway crossing with a train approaching in the distance. It’s coming towards you, but …

Just 30 Minutes of Nature a Week Could Reduce Your Risk of Depression And Heart Disease

Time to dig out those hiking shoes.<p>Just 30 minutes a week spent outdoors - whether you’re visiting the park, hiking, or exploring new tracks with …

Why Science-Based Medicine Matters

A child with smallpox; the cost of unscientific medicine. This is why science-based medicine matters.The regular contributors at Science-Based …

10 Cool And Creamy Summer Sweets

When your sweet tooth strikes in the summertime, nothing satisfies more than a cool and creamy dessert. From Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches to Banana Pudding Parfaits, these sweet treats will cool you off and make you happy.<p><b>1. Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches</b><p>Ice cream sandwiches: kids love them, adults …

Hundreds of Genes Spring to Life Up to 4 Days After Death, Scientists Find

Wha??<p>When a person's heart and brain have stopped ticking, and their respiratory and circulatory systems grind to a halt, it’s time to declare death. …

Chinese Startup Horizon Robotics Is Building Chips To Power Artificial Intelligence

The race to build artificial intelligence (AI) computing chips ramps up. Last month Google revealed the development of its new processor Tensor Processing Unit to accelerate this field and the chip will be used at its data centers. Meanwhile Chinese company Horizon Robotics shared similar ambitions …

Pakistani man beats sister to death over marriage argument

<b>Sialkot, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> A Pakistani man has beaten his teenage sister to death, smashing her skull with a large wooden stick, because he didn't want her to marry her boyfriend.<p>Police said Anum Masih, 19, was murdered by her brother Saqib Masih, 21, on the evening of June 10.<p>"She wanted to marry, …

Scientists find a new way to see inside black holes

Scientists at Towson University and the Johns Hopkins University are reporting a new way to peer through the event horizons around black holes and …

Newest photo of Pluto stuns scientists

The latest image of Pluto's surface is already revolutionizing scientists' understanding of the dwarf planet.<p>The New Horizons spacecraft is currently …

Why PlayStation VR Will Dominate The Virtual Reality Market

Sony showed off its upcoming PlayStation VR headset at its E3 2016 press conference Monday night.<p>The device even got a solid release date: October 13th, 2016. It will retail for $399, well below what you’d pay for an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive.<p>Over fifty games will be available for the virtual reality …

Asian stocks down ahead of Fed meeting

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets mostly lower Tuesday tracking Wall Street's decline, as jittery investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's …

What Happened When One Man Ate 40 Teaspoons of Sugar a Day for 60 Days

It wasn't pretty.<p>Sugar is everywhere and it's in so much of the food that makes up a Western diet, but for the past six years, Australian filmmaker Damon Gameau has managed to steer relatively clear of added sugars. He then voluntarily decided to consume 40 teaspoons of sugar a day (or the amount …

Facebook will delete your backed-up photos if you don’t install Moments app

Social network attempts to convince users to install its new photo-sharing app by threatening to remove all photos synced from the Facebook app<p>Facebook will delete all the photos users have synced from the main Facebook app if they do not install its dedicated photo-sharing app Moments before 7 …

Photo Sharing

New Fallout Pip-Boy replica is a $350 ‘smartwatch' for phone calls and text messages

Remember last E3, how Bethesda announced a real-life Pip-Boy? And remember how it was essentially a crummy smartphone shell? Well, this E3 Bethesda has revealed a new Pip-Boy and this one looks maybe — just maybe — like it’s the Pip-Boy <i>Fallout</i> fans wanted all along.<p>Unlike the old version, the …

Omar Mateen: Orlando killer's ex-wife says he beat her and held her hostage

Omar Mateen’s former wife says the man responsible for America’s deadliest ever mass shooting was physically abusive towards her, had mental health issues and was “obviously disturbed, deeply, and traumatised”.<p>Sitora Yusifiy was married to Mateen for four months in 2009 until her family was forced …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

Genetics

The spaceship has landed: Apple's $5 billion campus is starting to look stunning

That's a picture of a nearly completed section of Apple's new "spaceship" headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple's new HQ will feature the largest pieces of curved glass in the world. As you can tell from the photo, it's quite a stunning sight to behold.<p>Apple is planning to move employees to …

More refugees in Germany suing over drawn-out asylum process

The number of asylum-seeker lawsuits against Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees has risen sharply in 2016. Refugees have sued the …

Ireland's Abortion Law Violated Woman's Human Rights, UN Panel Finds

A United Nations human rights committee has ruled that Ireland’s restrictions on abortions violated a woman’s rights by subjecting her to “cruel, …

The Earth's magnetic field is weakening ten times faster than expected

New satellite data from the European Space Agency has revealed some puzzling findings: the Earth’s magnetic field appears to be weakening much faster …

Earth Science

Welsh Muslim subjected to Islamophobic abuse in London supermarket

A British man of Pakistani heritage has shared a video of an Islamophobic incident he experienced in a supermarket in east London last weekend.<p>Zubair Munsif, originally from Bristol but raised in Wales, was chatting to a friend in a branch of Morrisons in Walthamstow when a pensioner approached him …

Six in 10 UK entrepreneurs to increase hiring over the next 12 months

Over six in 10 UK entrepreneurs are confident they will step up their hiring plans over the next 12 months, a survey released on Monday (6 June) …