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Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.<p>Researchers at Germany's Neumayer Station III say they've picked 3.6 kilograms (8 …

Space

New eyedrops could repair corneas, make glasses unneccessary

“This is a new concept for correcting refractory problems.”<p>><br>• ><p>Eye glasses 370. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)<p>A Shaare Zedek Medical Center and …

Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users

Coinbase has some serious competition. Today, Robinhood starts rolling out its no-commission cryptocurrency trading feature in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire. Users there can buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum with no extra fees, and everyone can track those and 14 …

Cryptocurrency

Google voice recognition could transcribe doctor visits

Doctors work long hours, and a disturbingly large part of that is documenting patient visits -- one study indicates that they spend 6 hours of an 11-hour day making sure their records are up to snuff. But how do you streamline that work without hiring an army of note takers? Google Brain and …

Noida gets another taste of Punjab and its varied cuisine (Foodie Trail-Noida)

Aptly named “Made In Punjab”, there is something unique about the ambience of this place. (Source: File Photo)<p>Amidst the glitter of Noida’s Mall of …

6 tips from top entrepreneurs on turning real estate into real wealth — even if you start with nothing

At least 30 U.S. billionaires made their money from real estate; some say that it's the greatest way to create real wealth and financial freedom.<p>These six tycoons and members of The Oracles suggest how you can invest $100,000 or start with nothing.

Real Estate

Our healthcare records outlive us – it's time to decide what happens to the data once we're gone

Death is inevitable. The creation of healthcare records about every complaint and ailment we seek treatment for is also a near-certainty.<p>Data about …

FairClaims raises $1.8 million to be a virtual ‘Judge Judy’

Two years ago, Stephen Kane was looking for his next big idea. A lawyer who previously worked for the mega-firm O’Melveny & Myers and then spent time at Lex Machina, a software company that analyzed case law for lawyers, Kane was looking for the next new thing.<p>That was when he hit on his latest …

Legal Services

How This Entrepreneur Keeps It Classy to Sell a Mile High Club Experience

Sex does indeed still sell. But, one private airline owner says, not as much as it used to.<p>Sex sells, especially at an altitude of 5,280 feet. But if you ask Flamingo Air founder David MacDonald, he says the secret to his company's success is romance.<p>The Ohio pilot began offering what he calls …

Air Travel
Interior Design

Explore Mount Everest With This Breathtaking 360-Degree Experience

Climbing Mount Everest is not something the average traveler will get the thrill to experience. Summiting the world's tallest mountain pushes the …

Mountaineering

The 20 best house tracks ever

Writers here at Time Out and DJs from pivotal UK dance hub Rinse FM have set our mixers to bliss to find the 20 best house tracks of all time, from …

Photos: Colombia’s “lost city of marijuana”

The jungle around Toribío in southwestern Colombia is filled with vast pot plantations that stretch as far as the eye can see. At night, the greenhouse lights glow like a sea of fluorescent plankton.<p>Colombia’s 50-year civil war devastated this region. Fighting between the Colombian army and the …

Latin America

The sad story of how the biggest solar company in the world fell to its knees

Its decline has been swift and brutal, taking some of the most legendary names in finance with it.<p>The stock that was once a hedge fund darling has turned into Wall Street's nightmare.<p>A company that was once worth more than $10 billion is now valued at $150 million, with close to $8 billion in …

Solar Power

Meet the bughunters: the hackers in India protecting your data

Nobody thought Anand Prakash would end up a multi-millionaire.<p>Raised in a small town of Bhadra in western India, Prakash preferred to spend his free time playing computer games in cybercafes rather than outdoors playing cricket with the other boys his age.<p>But when he was still struggling to find a …

Cybersecurity
Venture Capital

New free online course explains big data

by Tim Dodd<p>Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is launching four free courses on big data with the UK-based massive open online course (MOOC) …

There's a Playboy competitor for a new generation that's killing it on Snapchat, and it's run mostly by women

The startup, which officially launched in June 2015, currently has over 960,000 followers on Instagram, more than Maxim and Esquire combined.<p>Arsenic's Snapchat channel has around 500,000 people clicking on every photo and video its models post.<p>Arsenic's meteoric rise comes at a time when social …

Social Media

This app wants to be the future of healthcare by connecting patients with doctors

<i>uMotif</i><i>is the sixth in Telegraph Tech's Startup Saturday series. Every week, we will be profiling a British entrepreneur or startup inventing world-first products or solving gnarly problems using innovative tech.</i> <i>Tweet us at @TelegraphTech with your suggestions.</i><p>People want to monitor their general …

Startups

Remix OS might just make you want to put Android on your laptop

Earlier this year at CES we were introduced to Remix OS — an Android variant from Jide that turns Google's mobile operating system into a desktop OS. Remix takes basic Android and adds all the elements you'd expect on a PC or Mac: there's support for mice and keyboards, a windowed interface, a file …

Google Play

Fintechs — a 'shoal of piranhas' — have forced banks to switch from 'compete to collaborate'

Think about TransferWise, one of the few British tech unicorns (private companies worth over $1 billion), and PayPal when it comes to payments and peer-to-peer matching services. Or how about the blockchain — the technology that underpins bitcoin. Or online-only banks?<p>All in all, the way we bank …

B2B

One Lab "Mistake" That Could Keep Plastics Out Of Landfills

In science, an unexpected result is not always a failure, but sometimes an opportunity.<p>I found that out as part of my position as a chemist who makes industrial polymers, or plastics.<p>A routine experiment in 2012 turned out to be anything but routine in my first week at IBM Research – Almaden after …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Meet Fifteen Of The Brightest College Entrepreneurs And Their Innovative Startups

We are hearing a ton of buzz from CES about the latest and greatest innovative products from some of the world’s top companies everything from the world’s first human flying drone, to refrigerators where you can buy groceries from fridge. All of these ideas had to start somewhere and today we are …

College & University

Investors are terrified by the '3rd wave' of the financial crisis

First, the good bits: Aberdeen's revenue is up 5% to £1.16 billion ($1.74 billion), underlying profit is up £1.3 million ($1.95 million) to £491.6 million ($739.1 million), and dividend raised by 0.75 pence to 12 pence.<p>But there's a glaring red mark on Aberdeen's homework — assets under management …

Stock Markets

India's rising demands for cooling make it a hot topic

Narendra Sharma dreads the summer. Temperatures climb above 40C even before the sun has hit the pitted, potholed surface of the streets through which he pushes his vegetable barrow day after day. Even when dusk falls there is little respite.<p>“It’s tough, even if you are used to it. And the worst of …

Agriculture

The Best Islands in the World

Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the 30 best islands in the world outside the U.S. in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey, from far-flung gems in Southeast Asia to volcanic outcrops in the Mediterranean.<p>1<p>Boracay, Philippines<p>This itty-bitty island (just under four square miles) in the Western …

Google’s delivery drone takes to the skies

Latest test caught on camera as company’s Project Wing morphs into new quadcopter drone shape for smooth package drop<p>Amazon isn’t the only company working on drone delivery, Google’s Project Wing aims to beat the retailer to the punch with a drone that will fly five miles in five minutes.<p>The drone …

Drones