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A Lick Of The Tongue Changes This Ice Cream’s Color

By the time you're done, it's like a whole new ice cream.<p>At first, it’s a delightful shade of periwinkle blue. Then, it turns into a lilac purple before settling on a vibrant magenta.<p>No, these aren’t the stages of your old mood ring. Believe it or not, this is the colorful transformation of the new …

FDA approves new insulin inhaler for diabetics

The US Food and Drug Administration today approved a new insulin inhaler for use in treating diabetes, its first in years. The product, which is made by California-based MannKind Corporation, uses a dry powder that people can breathe in to control insulin levels. It's been designed not as a …

3D-printed skull implanted into woman's head

3D printing has already been used in the medical field to produce lower jaw implants, prostheses and cells. In this instance, the skull was …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

Grillbot: FINALLY, a Grill-Cleaning Robot

What a time to be alive!<p>I don’t know about you, but I’m sick – SICK – of cleaning my grill by hand like some sort of unbelievably handsome wild …

Learning to Fly Your Personal Spy Drone: DJI Phantom 2 Vision

PopMech takes the Phantom 2 to Central Park, where we get the hang of flying a drone and operating its camera at the same time.<p><b>Price:</b> $1199<p>This recently released quadrotor isn't designed to deliver best-selling novels or any other online-ordered cargo from the warehouse to your doorstep. But, …

Curiosity Finds an Ancient Martian Lake That Could Have Supported Life

A series of new studies based on Curiosity data shows that the rover's landing area was once the site of a potentially life-friendly lake.<p><b>The Curiosity rover's harrowing landing</b> in Gale Crater riveted the world last August. Now sediments found by Curiosity indicate that the rover's landing site …

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What If They Try to Hack Amazon's Drones?

It's not just Amazon's Prime Air delivery drones—small UAVs of all kinds are coming to America. But what happens when digital attackers turn their attention to drones?<p><b>Not everyone is thrilled</b> with the rise of civilian drones in American skies. Last week, after Amazon hyped its plan to deliver …

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Newly Found Exoplanet Is Earth-Like In Size And Composition

A recently discovered exoplanet is similar in density and size to Earth. Too bad the planet is also 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit on its surface.<p>Who's this little guy hanging out so close to its sun? It's an exoplanet, discovered just this past July, and before I call it "little" again—its radius is …

The Startling Surge of the Siberian HIV Strain

In public health, epidemiologists could be best regarded as microbial detectives. They are tasked with the unenviable position of having to examine an outbreak to determine not only the cause but also the potential consequences if the culprit is not controlled. At one time, the tools were limited …

Lab-Created Blood Vessels, Ready-Made for Any Patient

Three scientists at Humacyte are PM Breakthrough innovators for designing artificial blood vessels that can be stored for future use. This eliminates long wait times or painful grafts from a person's limbs. Just as important: They won't be rejected by a patient's immune system.<p><b>While training in an</b> …

This Backpack Can Save You From An Avalanche

Plus, it's the only avalanche airbag that will save your life more than once<p>More winter adventurers than ever before are wandering off trails and deep into the backcountry. But hiking or skiing on the wrong side of a mountain, where safety teams might not patrol, comes with a higher risk of getting …

Sony Explains Why Its PlayStation 4 Costs $1,845 In Brazil

Sony's new PlayStation 4 won't be on store shelves until next month, but the gaming console has already raised eyebrows in Brazil, after reports that it would cost 3,999 Brazilian real — or about $1,845 at today's exchange rate.<p>The company says the steep cost isn't a case of price gouging, but …

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Netflix may be about to fall victim to the binge-watching revolution it started

Netflix has been coy about how “binge-watching” is affecting its business, but it may drop a big hint in its earnings report later today. And if it does, investors could get hit pretty hard.<p>The issue is how Netflix accounts for the cost of its original programming—shows available only on Netflix …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

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Krokodil, fake pot and the real chemistry of drugs

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

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McDonald's wants to get you your fast food faster. What do you think of the new service?

Gaza 'terror tunnel' uncovered inside Israel, says army

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1018000/1018762_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524622326_c6d34f246e82a4a73575c80975c760c2<p><b>The Israeli army says it has discovered a tunnel running 1.7km (1 mile) from the Gaza Strip into Israel.</b><p>The tunnel led from a house to a site close to …

Prisons turn to computer algorithms for deciding who to parole

Prison parole boards are turning from intuition to computer assessments as states look to cut costs at correctional facilities, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. At least 15 states have begun requiring some type of risk assessment tool to help parole boards judge whether or not an inmate should be …

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