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Lawmakers call for British trials of genetically modified insects | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should challenge “woefully inadequate” European regulations and launch field trials of genetically modified insects that are designed to wipe out disease-carrying bugs that harm crops and people, lawmakers said on Thursday.<p>An influential committee of parliament’s upper …

Insects

Fail to Register Your Drone? You Could Be Hit With $27K Fine

The national drone registry is open for business. Starting on Monday, the federal government is requiring owners of unmanned aerial vehicles to share their information — and those who refuse or ignore the rules could face stiff penalties.<p>The maximum civil penalty is a fine of up to $27,500. …

George Mason

Headstrong Project’s Words of War Benefit With Olivia Wilde, Seth Meyers, and More

Star Wars: The Force Awakens smashes tickets sales records

Space opera reboot eyeing all-time worldwide box office mark held by Avatar following unprecedented demand on both sides of the Atlantic<p>Star Wars: The Force Awakens has obliterated records for advance ticket sales at US and UK cinemas, leading to many early screenings being completely sold …

Movies

Suit settled over car used in 'Back to the Future' films

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — In time for "Back to the Future" day, the widow of the automaker whose famous car traveled through time in the 1985 movie and its …

New Jersey

23andMe will start giving customers health data again after limited FDA approval

But not as much as it could before DNA test was banned<p>Almost two years after it was ordered to stop selling its DNA analysis service by the US Food and Drug Administration, genetic testing company 23andme is set to announce that it will once again provide its customers with health data, <i>The New York</i> …

Watch Michael J. Fox And Christopher Lloyd Back Together For ‘Back To The Future’ Day

Jack White Gets Weird (And Has Actual Fun!) On His Very Good New Album<p>Steven Hyden 03.21.18 1 day ago<p>Yo La Tengo’s Masterful New Album And The Challenge Of Old Bands Finding New Ways To Be Great<p>Steven Hyden 03.15.18 1 week ago<p>Uproxx Music’s March Showcase For The RX Features Haley Heynderickx At …

Back to the Future Day Has Finally Arrived

It’s Oct. 21, 2015, and the future has arrived — at least, the future to which Michael J. Fox traveled as Marty McFly in <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>, …

New Misfit Shine 2 is stronger, larger and more connected than ever

Misfit’s high-end wearable has just been succeeded by the Shine 2, a new tracker that is expected to really turn things around for fans of these devices. Trust us when we tell you this is no incremental update. The device is bigger, stronger, faster and more connected than any of their other …

Wearable Tech

128GB Nexus 6P now available for pre-order direct from Huawei

For the first time since the Nexus range began, Google announced three storage models of its flagship Android range. The Huawei Nexus 6P would feature 32GB, 64GB and 128GB options priced at $499, $549 and $649 respectively. But, when pre-ordering the 6P, the highest storage option was a little …

Mobile Technology

Uber CEO: We're not going public

Uber may be the world's most valuable startup, but it won't be going public anytime soon.<p>CEO Travis Kalanick said the company is still relatively young, and isn't planning an IPO, despite pressure from one of its investors, Bill Gurley, and Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg, an outspoken proponent …

Wall Street

Misfit's Shine 2 Fitness Tracker Becomes A Controller For The Smart Home

Hardware startup Misfit is updating its fitness tracker, Shine, and it’s moving the wearable into becoming more of a controller for the world around you.<p>“We’re still selling hundreds of thousands of Shines, but people are wanting more out of it,” said Misfit founder and CEO Sonny Vu.<p>The $100 Shine …

Wearable Tech

What's New on Netflix for September 2015

New to Netflix in September are two kinds of undead: Season 5 of "The Walking Dead" and the revived-from-cancellation A&E series, "Longmire," which was saved by Netflix.<p>As far as movies, there's the restored version of the Oscar-winning 1962 epic "Lawrence of Arabia," Wes Anderson's "Moonrise …

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