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The 12 most important health innovations of the year

Ted Cavanaugh<p>Science<p>One might change the way we treat cancer for good.<p><i>This article is a segment of 2017's Best of What's New list. For the complete tabulation of the year's most transformative products and discoveries, head right this way.</i><p>Aeroform tissue expander system<p>When a woman undergoes breast …

Police crack mystery of bullet out of nowhere that killed an Everglades fisherman

Lawrence Ramdass was snug in his happy place, tossing a fishing net into the muddy water and surrounded by family, when bullets started ripping his way.<p>The 46-year-old South Floridian was in a boat with his uncle and a friend, drifting down a sawgrass-fringed canal in the Everglades on the western …

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A new report tells the government how it can 'supercharge' AI in the UK

The 78-page report contains 18 proposals for how the UK government can work with industry to stay ahead of the competition and grow the UK's use of AI.<p><b>Proposals in the "Growing the Artificial Intelligence Industry in the UK" report include:</b><p>boosting the number of people with AI skills by introducing …

Robot cop begins patrolling the streets of Dubai

A robotic police officer is making its debut on the streets of Dubai — and I hope everyone there has watched <i>Robocop</i>.<p>The uniformed bot greeted visitors to the Gulf Information Security and Expo Conference. After the conference wraps on Tuesday, it will be deployed to the streets of Dubai.<p>“It's both …

Kaley Cuoco Warns Ex Johnny Galecki to ‘Get Off Her Man’ After He Cuddles Her Boyfriend Karl Cook on ‘Big Bang’ Set

Hands off! <b>Kaley Cuoco</b> issued a stern warning to her ex-boyfriend and costar <b>Johnny Galecki</b> when he got too close to her current squeeze, <b>Karl Cook</b>.<p>The</i> …

A star is hurtling towards our solar system and could knock millions of asteroids straight towards Earth

The star is currently hurtling through space at about 32,000 mph, and is around 64 lightyears away. (One lightyear is around 5,878,000,000,000 miles.)<p>Gliese 710 is about half the size of our sun, and it is set to reach Earth in 1.35 million years, according to a paper published in the journal …

The world's busiest air route? You'll never guess

What’s the busiest air route in the world? New York to Washington DC? London to Paris?<p>The correct answer will surprise you. The most crowded flight path on Earth, according to a new report by aviation analyst OAG, is actually the 280-mile hop from Seoul Gimpo (stop sniggering) to Jeju …

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Stepping back 3.6m years: footprints yield new clues to humans’ ancestors

The footprints of five ancestors of humans who walked the Earth more than 3.6m years ago have been found preserved in volcanic ash that was dampened by ancient African rains. Researchers unearthed the tracks by accident when they began to excavate test pits that had been called for as part of an …

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'Delete your account': Amazing quotes that sum up 2016

NASA just released an unprecedented 3-D map of heat-trapping CO2 in the atmosphere

NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite collected data of CO2 levels across the globe between September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015, which is shown here in startling detail.<p><i>Video courtesy of NASA</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Artificial intelligence has a big year ahead

In 2017, AI won't just be for the nerdy companies. Machine learning can help with mortgage applications and bridge safety, too.<p>Get ready for AI to show up where you'd least expect it.<p>In 2016, tech companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft launched dozens of products and services powered …

Amazon’s drone delivery launches in the UK

The initial effort is a private trial with a few customers<p>Amazon is pushing forward with its plans for a drone delivery fleet. Today it announced that it’s begun deliveries to two customers in the UK, and will be expanding that to dozens, possibly hundreds, in the coming months.<p>The service is …

Mexico just approved a major change to its drug policy

The bill, part of a proposal that President Enrique Pena Nieto submitted to Congress earlier this year, must also be passed by Mexico's lower house to become law.<p>The measure passed 98-7.<p>Since a court ruling last year, the government has allowed the importation on a case-by-case basis of medicine …

Alaska Airlines' parent finishes buying Virgin America, but the airlines will operate separately for now

With the parent company of Alaska Airlines closing its deal to buy<p>Virgin America, the now fifth-largest domestic carrier is set to do battle to be the dominant airline on the West Coast.<p>Alaska Air Group closed the $2.6-billion acquisition of Burlingame, Calif.-based Virgin America on Wednesday, a …

Check out OtterBox's new moldable wireless earphones

Partnering with Decibullz, OtterBox is getting into the headphone game with two new in-ear models that feature custom moldable earpieces.<p>A little while back I wrote about how OtterBox was branching out from protective cases into charging accessories. Well, now it's getting into the headphone arena …