Yoel Lemas

737 Flips | 7 Magazines | 22 Likes | 5 Following | 905 Followers | @YoelLemas | Science and Mathematical Research are topics which I look foward to discover the most about. Nevertheless, all other magazines will be updated as well!

Report: Apple in talks to extend Apple Pay with person-to-person payments, offer its own prepaid debit cards

Apple is reportedly in talks with partners to launch its own person-to-person payments service, extending the breadth of Apple Pay and closely competing with services like Venmo or Square Cash. Recode reports that the company wants to announce the payments-between-friends feature later this year — …

Apple Watch SOS calls 911 after college student’s car crash

Apple Watch can help improve your health and fitness with its activity tracking features, but it can also be a critical safety device in the right situation. That’s what happened to a 22-year-old college student in Maryland after his car was struck by another vehicle and his iPhone was slung out of …

An outlandish surgeon who aims to perform the first head transplant just gave a rat a second head

Despite the numerous obstacles Canavero faces from ethical and scientific standpoints, he appears to be moving full-steam ahead. Last year, he performed what he called a "proof-of-concept" procedure in which he severed a dog's spinal cord then reconnected it — one of the major obstacles to …

Cryogenically frozen brains will be 'woken up' and transplanted in donor bodies within three years, claims surgeon

People who have had their brains cryogenically frozen could be 'woken up' within three years, a pioneering Italian surgeon has claimed.<p>Professor Sergio Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, is aiming to carry out the first human head transplant within 10 months and then …

Here’s how Apple could easily solve its Touch ID ‘problem’ on the iPhone 8

I’ve been giving more thought to the issue of how Apple might embed Touch ID into the display of the iPhone 8. So far, the various reports and rumors have focused on two possibilities: one hi-tech, one low-tech.<p>The hi-tech approach would be to embed a fingerprint reader beneath the display. We know …

10 Great Gadgets For Your Next Road Trip

Although your eyes are on the road, that doesn't mean gadgets can't turn a good road trip into a great one.<p>Road trip season is finally here, and it's time to get your car ready. You'll want to make sure your car's tuned up of course, but there's also plenty of other non-essential upgrades that can …

MIT's mobile 3D printer built the largest structure to date

Your next house could be built by a robot. Following the recent success of San Francisco-based startup Apis Cor, a team of MIT researchers have created a mobile autonomous 3D printer of their own. And to prove that the prototype works, the team had it build a 12-foot tall, 50-foot-wide igloo out of …

Robotics

This woman developed a flesh-eating infection from her razor after shaving her bikini line

She developed a flesh-eating infection from her razor.<p><i>Warning: contains very graphic content.</i><p>If your stomach is of a sensitive disposition, you might not want to scroll down any further, because what happened to one woman's legs after she shaved her bikini line will send you over the edge.<p>Dana …

Temperature-boosting El Niño set for early return this year

The climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is 50-60% likely in 2017, says World Meteorological Organization

World Meteorological Organization

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It's no wonder that landscape photography is so popular...For starters, it's an accessible given that we're surrounded by landscapes big and small …

What Makes Spacesuits Stay Flexible in Space?

It’s only the design of a really good spacesuit that will keep an astronaut both safe and mobile in space. If a poorly designed or overly pressurized …

Does Parkinson's disease begin in the gut? New research suggests it does

They say that "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas." But this is definitely not true of the vagus nerve, which wanders from the stomach to the brain, passing through the heart, esophagus and lungs along the way.<p>A new study offers fresh support for an intriguing theory about the vagus nerve's role …

Google has a new 17-in-1 camera for shooting 360-degree footage

Back in 2015, Google launched a program called Jump to promote and simplify the process of creating VR and 360-degree content. With the immersive entertainment space hotting up, it’s no surprise that the company is keen on building new hardware for it.<p>It teamed up with Xiaomi-backed Chinese …

Videography

This Photographer Shoots Gorgeous Wildlife Photos… in His Room

Egyptian photographer Amr Elshamy has shot photos showing whales and dolphins in the sea and polar bears and seals in snowy landscapes. But here’s …

Robo-reptiles spy on their flesh-and-blood counterparts

The BBC One nature show <i>Spy in the Wild</i> wanted to get up close and personal with some crocodiles and monitor lizards. Instead of setting up hidden cameras, though, its producers got in touch with the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's famous robotics division. Apparently, they saw Pleurobot, …

Who Needs Asteroids? Earth Makes Its Own Water Deep Within The Mantle

Our planet could be self-sufficient.<p>Life on Earth depends on the existence of water, but despite it covering some 70 percent of the planet's surface, …

Earth Science

Scientists Have Finally Conquered the Task of Turning Hydrogen into Metal

It’s something that researchers have been trying to prove for the last 80 years, and finally, scientists at Sandia National Laboratories have managed …

Flying cars under development vary significantly

Spurred by technology advances and demand for transportation alternatives in increasingly congested cities, entrepreneurs around the globe are vying …

Apple to return to growth as iPhone 7 boosts sales

Apple is set to post record iPhone sales this week, reversing three straight quarters of decline and easing concerns about over-reliance on the diminishing smartphone market.<p>On Tuesday the world’s largest publicly-traded company will reveal results for the Christmas quarter, a critical period that …

Here's what Europe would think if Trump goes easy on Putin

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's hints about easing sanctions on Russia have been met with a clear European response -- please don't.<p>On Saturday, Trump is set to hold his first official phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a day after a senior aide said Trump is considering …

A Crowd Gathered Outside JFK Airport To Protest The Detainment Of Refugees Under Trump’s Immigration Ban

On Saturday afternoon, a crowd assembled at NYC’s JFK International Airport to protest President Trump’s executive order calling for a temporary ban on refugee entry from several Muslim-majority countries. This immediately resulted in the detainment of several refugees, visa holders, and even two …

Islamist factions in Syria join forces with al Qaeda affiliate

Several Islamist factions in Syria have announced the formation of a new rebel group. The move comes amid infighting between hard-line and moderate …

Middle East

Kal Penn Responds To Racist Troll By Raising Thousands For Refugees

"I started a fundraising page for Syrian Refugees in your name."<p>Kal Penn is turning racist vitriol into meaningful action to help other people.<p>On Saturday, the Indian-American actor posted a screenshot on Instagram showing a text-message conversation with a friend. The friend was talking about an …

What's new for CarPlay in iOS 10.3

While there aren't a lot in the way of shiny new features in iOS 10.3, the update does bring a nice addition for CarPlay users: Apple has added a …

Private Space Station Coming Soon? Company Aiming for 2020 Launch

Work is underway to establish the world's first private, international commercial space station, a complex that would serve a global community of …

Apple iPhones Made In America Could Cost $100-200 More Than China-Made Devices: Analyst

President Donald Trump is trying to get smartphone companies to manufacture in the U.S. and Apple seems to have his special attention in this regard. …

Trump’s America, where even park employees have become enemies of the state | Sarah Kendzior

Brutal policies accompanied by suppression of the facts are sure signs of an autocracy<p>Last Tuesday, for a few hours, Badlands National Park defied presidential orders. “Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years #climate,” it tweeted. …

National Parks

New Alzheimer’s Drug has Rather Odd but Perhaps Useful Side Effect

A recent study published in Scientific Reports was released by researchers at King’s College that describes the medicine they have discovered for …

Surgical robot makes highly precise eye injection possible

For the first time ever, a team of eye surgeons were able to inject a thrombolytic drug directly into a patient's retinal vein to dissolve a blood clot. It was a success despite the fact that the vein is as thin as human hair thanks to a surgical robot developed by researchers from KU Leuven, a …

'Resident Evil 7' is the most terrifying VR game on the market

I didn't recognize <i>Resident Evil 7: Biohazard</i> when Capcom revealed it at E3 2016 with a mysterious teaser trailer. To begin with, it was a first-person game, when <i>Resident Evil</i> is famously a third-person perspective series. Secondly, the trailer showcased a dilapidated, cockroach-filled house that …