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Intel steals Nvidia's thunder with sneak peek at its first discrete GPU in years

On Monday, Aug. 20, graphics giant Nvidia is expected to announce its next-generation graphics cards -- the GeForce RTX 2080, or perhaps the GTX 1180. It should be based on a new Turing architecture that's theoretically capable of bringing significant levels of real-time ray tracing (think insanely …

Supercomputers

How does a security camera that pans, zooms, and comes with 14 days of cloud storage only cost $38?

There are so many home security cameras out there these days and they’re all so similar. How are you supposed to know which one to buy. Well if you …

HD video

Scientists Just Successfully Reversed Ageing in Lab Grown Human Cells

Whoa.<p>The ability to reverse ageing is something many people would hope to see in their lifetime. This is still a long way from reality, but in our …

Medicine

Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is an illness and it must be treated | Ann Robinson

Treatment doesn't always or only mean medication. Nice recommends a multimodal approach<p>Imagine a neurological condition that affects one in 20 under-18s. It starts early, causes significant distress and pain to the child, damages families and limits the chances of leading a fulfilled life as an …

ADHD

Hackers can seize practically all your online accounts, and it's your voicemail's fault

Who would have thought that, in the end, it would be the humble voicemail that would do us all in?<p>Your Google, Microsoft, Apple, WhatsApp, and even …

Voice Mail

Change These Settings on Your New TV for a Better-Looking Picture

If you’re one of those people who buys a brand-new TV, spends hours straining your back trying to place it in your home entertainment center (or …

Tutorials

How to See the 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower

Science & InnovationStarstruck<p>Anticipation is high for this year’s sky show, which peaks over a moonless weekend with projected rates of 90 to 120 meteors an hour.<p>Sky-watchers around the world are eagerly anticipating the arrival of the Perseid meteor shower, which will be at its best from August …

Astronomy

New Horizons may have seen a glow at the solar system’s edge

New Horizons may have seen a hydrogen wall just past the edge of the solar system, where the solar wind meets the stuff of interstellar space.

Astronomy

The neuroscience of pessimism: Why some people always focus on the negative

Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of person? Some people seem to inherently focus on the negative when faced with a …

Neuroscience

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US has revealed that prolonged exposure to blue light triggers poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye’s …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Blue Light Is Causing The Human Eye to Attack Itself

Not good.<p>Excessive exposure to blue light isn't great for our eyes, contributing to a slow loss of vision over the course of a lifetime.<p>Scientists …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Why you should always use liquid detergent

When it comes to washing your clothes, powder and liquid detergents aren't that different. Liquid detergent is better at greasy stains, while powder detergent is better at getting mud out.<p>The question is, though, which is better for washing your clothes and your washing machine?<p>Water …

Cleaning

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9 with 6.4-inch screen and a huge battery

A refinement of last year’s model with incredibly powerful hardware<p>Samsung is coming off of a disappointing launch for its Galaxy S9, but that doesn’t mean the company is shaking things up for its next major smartphone. The Galaxy Note 9 is officially being announced today, and Samsung is doubling …

Galaxy Note

T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint unlimited plans compared

Starting Aug. 10, T-Mobile will launch its new Essentials unlimited data plan. At $60 a month, it's basically a cheaper version of the T-Mobile One plan but skips the free Netflix and international data. T-Mobile Essentials is one of over a dozen unlimited plans that the four major US carriers …

Mobile

Novel compounds turn old cells young again in promising new anti-aging research

A new study from researchers at the University of Exeter has shown how three specifically designed compounds can target the mitochondria in older …

Clinical Trials

How to catch the peak of the dazzling 2018 Perseid meteor shower

There's a way for everyone to watch the spectacular Perseids on Saturday and Sunday night as the annual meteor shower reaches its height.<p>One of the best shooting-star shows of the year (at least in the northern hemisphere) is probably best seen in North America from the northern Great Plains and …

Perseids

These half-billion-year-old creatures were animals—but unlike any known today

So-called Ediacaran organisms have puzzled biologists for decades. To the untrained eye they look like fossilized plants, in tube or frond shapes up …

University of Cambridge

A New Mother Failed a Drug Test After Eating a Poppy Seed Bagel. Here's How That Happens

A Maryland woman who tested positive for opiates while giving birth to her daughter in April has thrust the “poppy seed bagel defense” back into the …

Spices

New genre of artificial intelligence programs take computer hacking to another level

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The nightmare scenario for computer security - artificial intelligence programs that can learn how to evade even the best defenses - may already have arrived.<p>FILE PHOTO: Servers for data storage are seen at Advania's Thor Data Center in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland August 7, …

Artificial Intelligence

The Shadow Rulers of the VA

Last February, shortly after Peter O'Rourke became chief of staff for the Department of Veterans Affairs, he received an email from Bruce Moskowitz …

Donald Trump

Hey, Samsung and Google. What's with the 'accidental' leaks?

There's been a spate of information coursing not from suppliers, but from the companies themselves. Could it be they fear their phones aren't very …

Galaxy Note

Meet the Deadly Blue-Ringed Octopus

Blue-Ringed Octopus Facts<p>The blue-ringed octopus is an extremely venomous animal known for the bright, iridescent blue rings it displays when …

Zoology

Report: Wilbur Ross Accused of Stealing Over $120 Million

Wilbur Ross could be "among the biggest grifters in American history," according to Forbes magazine, amid new allegations that he may have wrongly …

Wilbur Ross

Poll: Americans grow increasingly skeptical of the media

43% of Republicans — compared to 21% of independents and 12% of Democrats — believe that "the president should have the authority to close news …

Freedom of the Press

States have questions on association health plans

By DAN DIAMOND (ddiamond@politico.com; @ddiamond)<p><i>With Victoria Colliver</i><p><b>STATES HAVE QUESTIONS ON ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS —</b> Regulators have been holding weekly calls with the Department of Labor to discuss recently finalized rules making it easier for small businesses to band together to offer …

Health Care

Europe’s heatwave is forcing nuclear power plants to shut down

Nuclear power is one of the world’s biggest sources of carbon-free electricity. But it has an Achilles’ heel: it needs lots of water to operate.<p>That’s bad news right now. Europe’s heatwave—which led to wildfires in Greece and Sweden, droughts in central and northern parts, and made the normally …

Energy

T-Mobile introduces cheaper, stripped-down unlimited plan

T-Mobile is zagging when everyone else is zigging.<p>The carrier on Monday introduced T-Mobile Essentials, a cheaper alternative to its T-Mobile One plan. While customers still get unlimited data, talk and text, there are no perks like free Netflix or international data or high-speed hotspot …

Telecoms

The easiest meals the PopSci staff knows how to make

Sheet-pan salmon, two-minute meatloaf, and six other recipes.<p>Everyone knows cooking for yourself is superior to eating out. But at the end of a long day, the last thing you want to do is rush around the kitchen, spending hours on a meal that you'll scarf down in minutes. That's where we come in. …

Recipes

Today in Apple history: Microsoft throws Apple a $150 million lifeline

<b>August 6, 1997:</b> In one of the most famous moments in Apple history, Steve Jobs reveals that Microsoft invested $150 million into the company to save its one-time rival.<p>Although often presented as an inexplicable gesture of good faith on the part of Microsoft boss Bill Gates, the cash infusion …

Bill Gates

The White House's story on the Trump Tower meeting shifts — yet again

WASHINGTON — First, it was just about adoptions. Then it was a promise of dirt on Clinton, but it came to nothing. Then President Donald Trump didn’t draft his son’s initial statement. Then he did. Then it was “irrelevant.” And now Trump admits the meeting was “to get information on an opponent.”<p>If …

Donald Trump