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World's first hydrogen fuel cell-powered train enters service

The world's first hydrogen fuel cell-powered train entered regular service on Monday in Germany as a two-car Alstom Coradia iLint took to the tracks …

Fuel Cell

Discovery of new neurons in the ear could lead to treatments for tinnitus

It's estimated that there are 100 billion neurons in the human body, so it's no surprise that some of them have evaded detection by scientists. Now, …

Research

How to Perform a Clean Installation of macOS 10.14 Mojave

This article guides you through the process of performing a clean installation of macOS 10.14 Mojave using the bootable USB drive method, rather than upgrading your Mac using Apple's standard installation package, which retains existing user data and any user-installed apps.<p>Creating a bootable USB …

Beta Testing

Pixelmator Pro update adds light leak, bokeh and more new effects, on sale for $29.99

Pixelmator Pro today released its latest update to the Mac image editor, with a back-to-school sale price of $29.99 (normally $59.99). The new version includes a myriad of new effects (including some ports from the original Pixelmator that didn’t make the cut first time round), a new machine …

App Store

12 Ways To Make Rice That's So Good You'll Want To Eat It Cold

Time to change things up.<p>If you want to change up your lunch or dinner routine in a way that's easy and relatively cheap, try upgrading your rice recipe (or actually trying one at all). It'll be less work than experimenting with an involved meat dish that calls for a dozen new ingredients, and once …

Recipes

How To Get The Best Indoor Cycling Setup With Zwift & KICKR

As gaming and virtual reality technology progresses, going to the “pain cave” is becoming more—dare we say—fun. Zwift integration with smart trainers …

Indoor Cycling

How to use AirPort Express for AirPlay 2 with existing router

As we reported earlier this afternoon, Apple today pushed an update for its discontinued AirPort Express. Within the update, it included support for AirPlay 2, which lets you create a multi-room audio system.<p>AirPort Express is a router first, but what many people don’t know is you can actually use …

Wi-Fi

Elektroautos in Sekunden laden – dieser Akku soll es ermöglichen

Schottische Forscher haben eine Akku-Technologie entwickelt, mit der sich Elektroautos künftig innerhalb von Sekunden laden lassen sollen. Dazu …

World's first fully digital valves open up engine possibilities

British company Camcon Automotive has built the first fully electronic engine valve system, uncoupled from the crankshaft, that offers unprecedented …

Engines

7 Reasons Your Skin Is Always Black and Blue

Should you worry about those marks that pop up out of nowhere?<p>We’ve all been there—a shin to a coffee table or a gnarly crash can leave you with a few black-and-blue marks. But what is a bruise, exactly?<p>“A bruise is a reflection of minor injury to the blood vessels under the surface of the skin. If …

Review: SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD – fast enough for 4K workflows [Video]

As a MacBook Pro user, having access to external SSD storage is important given the price of build-to-order SSD upgrades. For example, a 4TB SSD upgrade alone on the 2018 MacBook Pro can set you back $3400, more than the price of the laptop itself.<p>With this in mind, such upgrades can’t be …

A New Drug for Migraines Hit the Market — It's a Landmark for Women's Health

Why did this take so long?<p>The announcement brought tears to my eyes. My prescription was called in by my doctor in June, but getting the injection to …

Turn your old iPad into a photo frame for $2

Got an old tablet lying around? I'm a huge fan of repurposing it into a full-time digital photo frame. (Indeed, it's at the top of my list of new uses for old tablets.)<p>I say this as someone who's owned an actual, dedicated photo frame for years -- one that cost around $150 when I bought it. I love …

Pentax KP review – An advanced enthusiast DSLR

Pentax KP review – At a glance<p><i>24.3-million-pixel APS-C sensor</i>• <i><br>PRIME IV imaging engine</i>• <i><br>Pentax K mount</i>• <i><br>ISO 100-819,200</i>• <i><br>7fps continuous shooting</i>• <i><br>3.5mm</i> …

A gene that causes hair loss may be recruited to help kill cancers

Modern immunotherapy techniques are revolutionizing how we treat cancers, but these treatments still fail in a large amount of patients. The trick to …

USB stick turns a Mac into a Windows games machine in seconds

A new prototype USB stick called the SuperSpeedBlazer is claimed to turn a Mac in to a Windows 10 machine capable of running the latest games. The …

Canada Envisions Small Nuclear Reactors Producing Power And Hydrogen In Remote Towns

Imagine villages in the Canadian wilderness powered by small nuclear reactors that also provide the fuel for home heating and transportation.<p>Canadian Nuclear Laboratories hopes to prove the viability of small modular reactors by 2026 and use them not only to produce power, but to produce hydrogen …

Technology

Will Lockheed Martin Change The World With Its New Fusion Reactor?

Lockheed Martin’s secretive Skunk Works® laboratory registered a patent in March for a revolutionary technology that could solve the world’s energy problems for good – but don’t pop the champagne yet. The design is for a compact fusion reactor (CFR) which theoretically produces cheap, clean, near …

Nuclear Energy

Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR Review

For me, the Mark II designation forever conjures up images of the classic Jaguar Mark 2 automobile, but this new Pentax K-1 II DSLR may change my …

This ‘flow battery’ could power green homes when the sun goes down and the wind stops blowing

With solar and wind electricity prices plunging, the hunt is on for cheap batteries to store all this power for use around the clock. Now, …

U.S. government agencies may finally listen to Jobs’ advice on Flash

Whether it was imagining a computer in every home in the 1970s or talking about selling software online before the internet was a thing, Steve Jobs was way ahead of his time.<p>The latest example? That a whole eight years after Jobs’ penned his open letter about the perils of using Adobe Flash, the …

Adobe Flash

Fritz-App WLAN kommt auf iOS

iPhone- und iPad-Nutzer können jetzt mit der App die WLAN-Signalqualität prüfen – auch bei anderen Routern als einer Fritz!Box.<p>AVM bietet Fritz!App …

Günther gegen Goliath

Ein Professor nimmt es mit den großen Pkw-Herstellern auf und baut ein Elektroauto, das deutlich günstiger ist als die bisherigen E-Modelle. Eine …

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Work less, get more: New Zealand firm's four-day week an 'unmitigated success'

Reduced hours for same pay increased successful work-life balance management, cutting stress levels and boosting commitment<p>The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week has concluded it an unmitigated success,with 78% of employees feeling they were able to successfully …

New Zealand

UK unveils Tempest concept future fighter aircraft at Farnborough

The debut is of particular interest, not only because the Tempest will be one of the first sixth-generation fighters, but also because it comes a …

Researchers use AI to predict Alzheimer’s disease progression

Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people each year. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it’s the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, killing more seniors than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. It’s also expensive — early diagnosis could save an estimated $7.9 …

Machine Learning

Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

Every day, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, 65, takes a pill as part of his effort to help keep his brain healthy and sharp.<p>The pill is his blood pressure medication. And Koroshetz, who directs the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, says controlling high blood pressure helps him reduce …

High Blood Pressure

What you need to know before buying a magnesium supplement

Magnesium is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Nutritionist Adrienne Dowd, RD, of Parsley Health explains, “In general, magnesium is a …

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …