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Chagall's famed 'Fiddler' painted on a tablecloth - researchers

Marc Chagall, the 20th century French-Russian artist who delighted fans with his vividly coloured, whimsical works, did many of his paintings using the same nine pigments - and har...

Chagall's famed 'Fiddler' painted on a tablecloth - researchers

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In the ‘Fiddler’ Crowd, Far From the Home They Love The hit Yiddish-language rendition of the classic musical celebrates its first birthday today. An illustrator recently captured what the show meant to a unique audience — refugees....
22:51, 07/17/2019

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
18:00, 06/13/2019

Van Gogh Painted Many ‘Sunflowers.’ But How Different Are They? Should they be considered copies, independent artworks or something in between? An extensive international research project has just released its findings....
17:51, 06/20/2019

Here's Why Jet Airliner Engines Are Never Painted In Front If you look out the windows at a busy airport, or maybe out the porthole on your next airplane ride, you might notice that many planes are mostly white but the ring at the forward tips of their engines is always silver. There’s a reason for that, and it’s not just style....
02:34, 09/21/2019

Kim-Joy’s recipe for ‘oil-painted’ fortune cookies Concoct your own fortunes before channelling your inner Jackson Pollock to decorate these cookiesThe bonus of making these yourself is that you get to write your own custom fortunes. Then you can pretend you’re Jackson Pollock while adding abstract designs in coloured chocolate.Makes: 20-24Prep time...
21:34, 09/11/2019

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Want your Tesla painted black? That'll be an extra $1,000, please A new Tesla isn't cheap, even if you opt for baseline option, but until now it's been possible to ease the strain on your wallet by opting for a black paint job rather than the flashier silver or blue options. That's about to change though, with the cost of a dark finish shooting up b...
13:51, 06/20/2019

Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square NEW YORK (AP) — Several dozen people stripped naked and got their bodies painted in New York’s Times Square as part of what was billed as a protest against “divisiveness.” The event Saturday was organized by body artist Andy Golub. He has staged similar nude Times Square protests i...
22:51, 06/15/2019

Anti-ICE graffiti painted on Michigan GOP headquarters LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Anti-government graffiti was painted on the Michigan Republican Party headquarters amid debate over a possible nationwide immigration sweep to deport people living the country illegally. State party officials say they discovered the graffiti, which included an expletive and the...
16:51, 06/24/2019

Famed architect I. M. Pei dies at 102 Famed architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I. M. Pei, passed away Wednesday, according to multiple reports. He was 102. “I.M. Pei, Pritzker Prize–winning architect and giant of late 20th-century design, has died at the age of 102,” Architects Newspaper tweeted. He was born in Guangzhou, China,...
02:00, 05/17/2019

'Our differences make us stronger,' IRA graffiti painted over after killing Pro-IRA graffiti in the Londonderry area of Northern Ireland where journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead last month have been replaced by colorful images and messages in defiance of the militant group responsible for her killing....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Finely painted Ptolemaic tomb unveiled in Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag....
18:34, 04/28/2019

FE to add special painted surface to ExCeL floor for car traction Formula E will install a special paint to chemically bond with the concrete floor of ExCeL London to create the surface needed for cars to race at the London E-Prix...
03:17, 07/27/2019

Painted-on salt provides glowing thermometer for tiny things Enlarge (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images) Temperature is notoriously difficult to measure, mostly because it's an average quantity. The temperature of a room is often recorded at a single point, when it's meant to be a measure of the average energy of the air in the room—a room that will ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Kilroy was here: Athens walls awash in painted squiggles Graffiti-sprayers are increasingly leaving their mark on Athens, encouraged by lax enforcement of anti-vandalism laws and an abundance of empty commercial properties...
11:00, 08/17/2019

The Incredible World of Painted Skulls and Bone Houses Overlooking the Alps, in the idyllic Austrian mountain town of Hallstatt, a few hundred grave markers indicate the resting place of former residents.  ...
00:34, 06/01/2019

The house painted with 'spiteful' smileys, and other emoji rows A California woman has insisted that painting huge emojis on her house was not an attempt to get back at her neighbours – but it’s not the first time the Unicode characters have caused controversyA neighbourly dispute in the laid-back Californian comminuty of Manhattan Beach has deteriorated into pu...
00:00, 08/08/2019

African painted dog killed by collapsing gate at Zoo Miami MIAMI (AP) — Officials at a Florida zoo say a young African painted dog was killed when a gate collapsed on her. Zoo Miami posted on Facebook that the juvenile female died Monday. She was one of five puppies born at the zoo in January. Zoo officials say the endangered canines were being moved betwee...
01:51, 05/21/2019

She Led a Famed Progressive Church. Then She Said She Was Harassed. New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypocrisy....
12:34, 07/11/2019

Nebraska driver cited for painted-on registration stickers: reports A Nebraska driver was cited Monday for having what appeared to be fake registration stickers painted onto license plates, according to media reports. ...
23:51, 07/31/2019

Volvo truck painted by Banksy expected to sell for more than $1.2 million A 30-year-old Volvo truck is expected to sell at auction next month for more than $1.2 million after artist Banksy used it as a canvas, making it the most expensive truck ever.        ...
01:17, 09/02/2019

Trump wants his border barrier to be painted black with spikes. He has other ideas, too. Pointed tops. Fewer gates. Resistance to climbing. The president’s frequently changing design requests have frustrated Homeland Security officials and military engineers....
08:01, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump Wants His Border Barrier To Be Painted Black With Spikes The barrier that President Donald Trump wants to build along the Mexico border will be a steel bollard fence, not a concrete wall as he long promised, and the president is fine with that. He has a few......
08:34, 05/17/2019

Trump wants border wall painted black, with sharp spikes on top President Donald Trump has a very specific vision for his proposed border wall with Mexico — paint it black, and put sharp spikes on the top, according to a new report. The “wall” will in fact be a steel bollard fence and not a concrete barrier as Trump had promised since his campaign days —......
18:51, 05/17/2019

Millions of ‘painted lady’ butterflies give UK once-a-decade makeover British skies are bathing in beauty. Residents of the UK and Ireland have been noticing a massive uptick in the amount of painted ladies hovering around lately — and not the kind one used to find in Times Square. An influx of the “painted lady” — or Vanessa cardui — butterfly species has...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Photo of demolished house with 'Got the Spider' painted on roof goes viral The photo of a demolished house with the words “Got the Spider” spray painted on the roof has gone viral online before the couple responsible posted a picture of their work themselves....
11:00, 07/24/2019

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly CountWildlife lovers are being urged to help record the greatest influx of painted lady butterflies for a decade as part of the world’s largest butterfly survey.Unusually high numbers of the m...
11:17, 07/19/2019

‘Slaughter the Jews’ painted in Arabic on Western Wall in Jerusalem The chilling phrase was spray-painted in Arabic on the Kotel HaKatan, or "Little Western Wall," on Saturday in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency....
02:17, 07/22/2019

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
09:34, 07/03/2019

Arizona’s famed ‘The Wave’ might open to the masses Internet influencers and the selfie-obsessed are known for their disregard of nature — by trampling over rare blooms, ruining Burning Man with Instagram culture and even dying for the perfect photo. Which is why it’s so hard to believe that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) would consi...
10:00, 05/15/2019

He Was a Famed Novelist of America’s Underclass. What Happened? “Never a Lovely So Real,” a biography of Nelson Algren by Colin Asher, captures the human drama and literary achievement of a writer once considered among America’s greatest....
11:51, 06/26/2019

Village pad where famed ’50s actress lived is on the market A Greenwich Village apartment that was once home to the late Oscar-winning actress Judy Holliday has hit the market for $3.18 million. Holliday, of “Born Yesterday” and “Bells Are Ringing,” lived in the two-bedroom, one-bathroom, full-floor residence at 158 Waverly Place from around 1940 to the earl...
23:51, 07/24/2019

Secret Chamber Painted With Centaurs, Sphinx Uncovered At Nero Palace A team of archaeologists have discovered a secret chamber decorated with detailed frescoes during restoration work at Emperor Nero's Domus Aurea or Golden Palace constructed two millennia ago....
03:51, 05/11/2019

This drone swarm spray painted a jumbo-size graffiti mural It’s Friday, so why not watch some good old-fashioned drone-powered graffiti? A design firm in Italy has put together a lovely little show that collected sketches from the art community and put them all together in a giant mural, painted over 12 hours by a team of drones. We’ve seen spra...
00:34, 07/06/2019

The Painted Bird review – savage, searing three-hour tour of hell Stellan Skarsgård, Harvey Keitel and Udo Kier star in this phantasmagorical horror about eastern Europe that saw half the Venice audience walk out. I couldn’t look awayOne day they’ll make a film about the first public screening of The Painted Bird, inside the Sala Darsena at the 2019 Venice film fe...
03:34, 09/05/2019

'The Painted Bird' tells 'timeless' story of survival in dark times Set somewhere in rural eastern Europe towards the end of World War Two, "The Painted Bird" is a sombre tale of a young boy trying to survive a harsh wilderness and the cruelty of strangers, and is described by one of its stars as "timeless"....
19:34, 09/03/2019

Oldest Human Bone Engraved and Painted By Hominid Found In China In China a team of archaeologists has made a significant discovery after examining a human bone that may be up to 125,000 years old.  ...
17:34, 07/16/2019

Cops searching for suspect who painted ‘Muslims suck’ on Brooklyn school A hateful vandal spray painted two anti-Muslim statments on an elementary school in Brooklyn this week, police said. The suspect walked up to P.S. 52 on East 29th Street near Voorhies Avenue in Sheepshead Bay at about 10:45 p.m. on Sunday and painted “kill Arabs” and “Muslims suck” on a door, cops s...
09:17, 06/19/2019

Anna Sui gasped when she first saw Madonna in famed babydoll dress It smells like teen spirit. The babydoll dress that turned Anna Sui into a fashion superstar unleashes a flood of memories about the early days of grunge — when Nirvana ruled the airwaves and the original supermodel squad (Naomi, Linda, Christy) helped turn a short, frilly frock into a fashion icon....
02:01, 09/14/2019

Designers buy Greenwich Village’s famed pink townhouse A dilapidated pink stucco townhouse at the heart of a $25 million real estate empire owned by the late Village eccentric Celeste Martin has sold for $8.5 million — far less than its original $11 million asking price. The buyers are Robert and Cortney Novogratz, LA-based designers and HGTV stars who ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

A famed ballet dancer’s Midtown aerie is for sale This duplex at 860 United Nations Plaza was once the home to the world-famous ballet dancer Sono Osato, who passed away in 2018 at age 99, and her husband, developer Victor Elmaleh, who predeceased her in 2014 at age 95. It’s now on the market for $3.49 million. The three-bedroom home opens to a lar...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead Manhattan’s famed Riverside Church, lost her lofty post amid complaints that she brought ministers and a congregant on a sex toy shopping spree a...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Hal Prince, famed ‘Phantom of the Opera’ director, dead at 91 Dim all the marquee lights on Broadway — Harold Prince, the producer and director behind many of the American theater’s greatest musicals, died Wednesday at 91, after a brief illness. In a career that spanned seven decades and netted him 21 Tony Awards, “Hal” Prince, as he was known, had a hand in j...
21:51, 07/31/2019

Famed 'Hoop Dreams' coach Pingatore dies at 83 Gene Pingatore, the winningest boys' basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 documentary "Hoop Dreams,'' has died. He was 83....
03:00, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Woman dies in Alaska trying to reach famed bus A newlywed woman from Belarus who was swept away by a river in Alaska was trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film “Into the Wild.”...
02:51, 07/27/2019

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96....
15:00, 06/15/2019

Esad Ribić showcases Conan’s primal appeal in his fully painted Exodus When it comes to pure masculinity, few characters match Conan The Barbarian. He’s a huge, preternaturally strong warrior who rises from rogue to king, driven by hunger for gold, women, and power but still maintaining a noble spirit. He’s one of those iconic genre figures that sets the template for a...
21:51, 08/17/2019

14 Years Ago, Matador Painted a Surprising Serial Killer Story in a Rainbow of Color Whether it’s superheroes, historical fiction, or survival horror, you can tell any kind of story in comics. More importantly, because comics require freezing specific instances in time, creators can play with expectations from moment to moment. Matador—by Devin Grayson and Brian Stelfreeze—does that...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Ex-employee of famed comic shop accused of swiping $50K in merchandise Nearly $50,000 in comic books were ripped off from Colorado’s famed Mile High Comics shop — in what prosecutors determined was an inside job. Francisco Ysidro Ruiz, 39, was charged Tuesday after he allegedly stole 15 valuable comic books from the Denver store, where he previously was employed,...
18:17, 06/21/2019

Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year....
05:17, 05/28/2019

Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year...
02:51, 05/28/2019

Famed Apple designer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own firm In an interview with the Financial Times, Jony Ive announced that after more than two decades of making Apple products look and feel the way they do, he's leaving the company. His new venture is called LoveFrom, and it will have Apple as its first cl......
23:51, 06/27/2019

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shuttered over unpaid taxes Fork over the dough! The state shuttered iconic Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara on Tuesday over more than $150,000 in unpaid taxes, officials said. “Warning: this property has been seized for nonpayment of taxes, and is now in the possession of The State of New York,” reads a bright orange sign posted out...
12:34, 08/21/2019

Valerie Plame, Famed Ex-CIA Operative, Announces Run for Congress in New Mexico (SANTA FE, N.M.) — Former CIA operative Valerie Plame has decided to run for the Democratic nomination to an open congressional seat in New Mexico, taking on an already crowded field in a heavily Democratic district in the northern part of the state. Plame told The Associated Press on Thursday...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Famed Apple designer says the iPhone UI is a design fail – here’s why he’s wrong In a famous 2003 interview with The New York Times, Steve Jobs laid out his — and by extension, Apple’s — design philosophy. “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like,” Jobs said. “People think it’s this veneer — that the d...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Russian court dismisses case against famed theater director A Moscow court has dismissed the case against an acclaimed theater director, two years after he was accused of embezzlement and put under house arrest...
20:00, 09/11/2019

Famed Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli dies at 92 Famed Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli, known for designing some of the world’s tallest and most iconic buildings, has died. He was 92.        ...
22:17, 07/20/2019

Famed Indian climber nearly died on peak where team was lost Legendary Indian mountaineer says modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to the expeditions he led, with operators’ current tight schedules and climbers’ lack of experience leading to more casualties on Himalayan peaks...
10:17, 06/06/2019

Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo...
19:17, 05/04/2019

Pompeo painted Huawei as long-term national security threat, says policy expert American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis and Capital Alpha Managing Director James Lucier join "Squawk Box" to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's latest comments on the state of geopolitics....
16:51, 05/23/2019

Artist who painted Bill Clinton in dress had ‘no idea’ it was hanging in Jeffrey Epstein’s mansion The artist behind Jeffrey Epstein’s now-viral portrait of Bill Clinton in a blue dress says she sold the painting at a Tribecca Ball fundraiser several years ago — and had “no idea” that he was the one who had purchased it. “In 2012, as a grad student at the New York Ac...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Full moon patents: Futuristic airplane ‘slingshot’ and Google’s painted solar panels Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This June-ish roundup lands on the tasty Strawberry Moon...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Cueva Pintada: Painted Cave of Gran Canaria Reveals Mystery of Ancient Inhabitants In 1862, in the center of the Spanish town of Galdar, an incredible archaeological discovery was made while agricultural work was being undertaken.  ...
18:17, 06/08/2019

Johnny Depp Claims Amber Heard ''Painted-On Bruises'' as Defamation Lawsuit Escalates The war of words between Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard continues to escalate. The Pirates of the Carribean star has submitted a lengthy declaration of support for his defamation......
05:34, 05/21/2019

Visitors face $280 fine for sitting on Rome’s famed Spanish Steps It is now illegal to cop a squat on Rome’s famous Spanish Steps — with violators facing a fine of up to $280. Locals, however, aren’t taking the ban sitting down. “It seems to me to be a fascist-style provision that the municipality will be forced to review,” said Vittorio Sgarbi, an Italian art cri...
14:34, 08/08/2019

Creator of Wolffer’s famed rosé toasts lovely Hamptons home Make way for the real rosé mansion. As the head winemaker of famed Hamptons vineyard Wolffer Estate, Roman Roth is the man behind New Yorkers’ favorite bottle of rosé. But his family home in Sag Harbor — kitted out with a pool, a tasting room and a wine cellar — is where the 53-year-old father......
04:51, 08/01/2019

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premiere drew strong criticism from leader Kim Jong Un, international travel agencies have said. Simon Co...
15:34, 06/07/2019

In Marrakesh, a secret garden to rival St. Laurent’s famed Jardin Majorelle Le Jardin Secret, a recently renovated 400-year-old courtyard home, provides a peaceful alternative to crowds dressed in cobalt blue and lemon yellow....
22:51, 08/01/2019

Famed Crystal Cathedral reopens as Roman Catholic church after $72M renovation After a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, the famous Crystal Cathedral in Southern California reportedly reopened its doors Wednesday as a Roman Catholic church -- now called Christ Cathedral....
10:17, 07/18/2019

San Francisco's famed cable cars are set for repairs. That might not be the worst of it for tourists Traveling to San Francisco will lose some of its appeal in September as the city repairs its airport and famed cable cars.       ...
12:34, 09/12/2019

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was reported to have criticized the creators of this year's performance....
13:17, 06/05/2019

Rest in Power: Famed Lindy Hop Dancer Norma Miller Dies at 99 She was known as the Queen of Swing, a dancer who helped make famous the lindy hop, a fast-paced, acrobatic dance popular during the Big Band era of the 1930s and 1940s....
11:34, 05/07/2019

Horses killed, jockey injured in ‘freak accident’ at famed racetrack A “freak accident” at the famed Del Mar racetrack in California — which involved two horses colliding into one another after one of them made a “U-turn” out of the starting gate — left both steeds dead and a jockey injured on Thursday. “There was no outside influe...
04:17, 07/19/2019

Sanitation worker robbed at gunpoint in front of famed Harlem eatery A private carting company worker was robbed at gunpoint for his wallet — and a package of strawberries — outside Harlem’s famed soul food joint Sylvia’s early Friday, police said. The 54-year-old trash hauler was loading garbage from a Dumpster into his truck near the restaurant’s ...
22:34, 05/10/2019

East Village’s famed lovelorn hawk attacked by former mate’s new flame Dora the red-tailed hawk — beloved by bird watchers but scorned by three-timing sweetheart Christo — has finally flown her East Village coop after she was clawed so badly that she may never fly again....
06:00, 05/05/2019

Rare Einstein audio recording of the famed physicist talking about the A-bomb surfaces An incredibly rare audio recording of arguably the world's most famous theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein, is set to go up for auction tomorrow, May 4. Perhaps even more startling are the topics on the recording – Einstein's love of music, the differences between FDR and Harry Truman and his tho...
17:51, 05/03/2019

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, who led Tara Lipinski to the 1998 Olympic gold medal, has been declared “permanently ineligible” by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.       ...
02:34, 08/22/2019

Rolling Thunder offered $200k donation to help continue famed DC motorcycle ride The Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride may not be coming to an end after all following a generous gift to the veterans advocacy organization and emphatic support from President Trump. ...
18:00, 05/27/2019

Famed Sherpa climber helps Nepal kids reach greater heights KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than almost anyone. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow his footsteps. As a boy growing up in Nepal, Sherpa dreamed of becoming a doctor, but poverty and lack of education steered him to a more dangero...
05:34, 05/20/2019

Family Affair: Maya Harris Is Painted as the Face and Political Ice Breaker for Big Sister — and Presidential Hopeful — Kamala Family is a common fixture along the campaign trail of many a political candidate, but few earn the aspirational moniker of being a candidate’s “Bobby Kennedy” as Maya Harris, younger sister of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris has among some political watchers....
07:34, 06/08/2019

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star chef Ricardo Munoz — who owns luxury restaurants in...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm's way....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Mary Max, wife of famed artist Peter Max, kills herself in Upper West Side apartment Mary Max, the wife of world-renowned psychedelic artist Peter Max, killed herself in her Upper West Side apartment over the weekend, police said Monday. Mary Max, 52, died of nitrogen asphyxiation and was discovered in her apartment on Riverside Drive near West 84th Street on Sunday evening, cops sa...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Bill Clinton painting in Jeffrey Epstein's home a 'surprise' to woman who painted president wearing blue dress Among those confounded by the revelation this week that accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had owned and prominently displayed a freakish painting of former President Bill Clinton is the artist herself....
16:34, 08/16/2019

500-million-year-old crab fossil to be named after famed ‘Star Wars’ ship The creature preyed on ocean dwellers long before dinosaurs ever walked the earth. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Wang Guodong, Who Painted Mao Year After Year, Dies at 88 He received one of China’s highest — and most intimidating — honors: Responsibility for creating the huge portrait that gazes down on Tiananmen Square....
19:51, 08/28/2019

Don't burn-out on the bricks! Charity will benefit if Brickyard winner avoids defacing famed IMS bricks The Speedway and Riley Children’s Foundation announced a promotion to benefit children and families affected by childhood cancers.        ...
22:17, 09/16/2019

Edmund Morris, famed for his unorthodox Ronald Reagan biography 'Dutch,' dies at 78 Edmund Morris won a Pulitzer with "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt." But he sealed his legacy with the controversial "Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan"        ...
02:17, 05/28/2019

Newlywed woman dies in Alaska trying to reach famed bus from 'Into the Wild' book, film A newlywed woman who was swept away by a river in Alaska was trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film “Into the Wild.”        ...
13:17, 07/28/2019

Don't burn-out on the bricks! Charity will benefit if Brickyard winner avoids defacing famed IMS bricks The Speedway and Riley Children’s Foundation announced a promotion to benefit children and families affected by childhood cancers.        ...
23:18, 09/07/2019

Scientist: DNA Samples Suggest Famed ‘Loch Ness Monster’ Might Be a Giant Eel. Or Maybe There’s Just Lots of Regular-Sized Eel in the Loch? (NEW YORK) — A scientist who has collected DNA from Scotland’s Loch Ness suggests the lake’s fabled monster might be a giant eel. Neil Gemmell, from the University of Otago in New Zealand, says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water. He cautioned, thou...
04:00, 09/07/2019

UA researchers use smartphone to detect norovirus TUCSON- A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is using a smartphone to detect norovirus, a contagious virus causing food poisoning, stomach flu or the stomach bug. Norovirus can lead to vomiting and diarrhea and is commonly spread in crowded environments like workplaces or cruise ships....
16:17, 08/31/2019

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
19:34, 05/24/2019

Researchers Use CRISPR to Remove HIV From Mice An interdisciplinary team of scientists is claiming to have eliminated the HIV virus from the genomes of mice by combining the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool with an experimental new drug. It’s a promising development in the battle against HIV and AIDS, but more work is required before clinical trial...
04:17, 07/03/2019

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
17:51, 05/20/2019

How the industry's researchers are looking for new vehicle ingredients Thousands of chemists and lab-coat-wearing material science researchers at national labs, suppliers and automakers are rethinking the automobile at the molecular level....
20:00, 08/05/2019

One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine (KGW) Getting your flu shot every year may soon be a thing of the past. Oregon Health and Science University researchers are using grant money to develop a lifelong flu vaccine. Last year marked 100 years since the deadliest flu pandemic in history, known as the 1918 influenza pandemic. The centenni...
13:00, 09/11/2019

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doctors like Chang often rely on eye imaging to track ...
19:35, 08/11/2019

Plants Are Definitely Not Conscious, Researchers Argue The remarkable ability of plants to respond to their environment has led some scientists to believe it’s a sign of conscious awareness. A new opinion paper argues against this position, saying plants “neither possess nor require consciousness.”Read more......
20:51, 07/03/2019

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you’re going to die Enlarge / Samples of donated blood in Vacutainer test tubes. (credit: Getty | Universal Images Group) If death is in the cards, it may also be in your blood. Measurements of 14 metabolic substances in blood were pretty good at predicting whether people were likely to die in the next five to 10 yea...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have “come up with a way to completely eliminate HIV infection in a s...
06:51, 07/04/2019

Researchers detail the most dangerous piece of iOS malware we’ve ever seen Earlier this month, security researchers for Google’s Project Zero revealed a wild iOS exploit that would allow a malicious actor to completely take over a targeted device with absolutely no interaction from the device owner themselves. Apple ultimately patched the exploit, though there’...
07:17, 08/31/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May 8)        ...
06:34, 05/08/2019

Carp have been farmed in China for 8,000 years, researchers say Aquaculture has deep historical roots in China. New analysis of ancient fish bones suggest humans in China were managing carp aquaculture as long as 8,000 years ago....
01:17, 09/17/2019

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
21:17, 07/16/2019

AI researchers translate language into physical movement Carnegie Mellon University researchers created AI that turns words into human-like movement, intelligence that may instruct robotic movement in the future.Read More...
18:34, 09/11/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being entertained alone and separated from others is off-putting.Technically impressive they might be, but if...
04:34, 05/06/2019

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
19:51, 07/23/2019

To Combat 'Deepfakes,' Researchers Turn to Mice Researchers have found that while humans struggle to differentiate between real and computer-generated voices, mice can tell the difference just fine....
19:34, 08/08/2019

Researchers confirm 1,600 secret graves in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Researchers in Mexico say they’ve confirmed the existence of 1,606 secret graves that contained 2,489 bodies throughout the country from 2006 to 2017. But the study that was released Thursday by Mexico City’s Iberoamericana University warned that they have only scratch...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Google researchers discovered serious iOS security flaws Six critical security vulnerabilities that were patched in the iOS 12.4 update released earlier this month were originally discovered by security researchers at Google. Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß, two members of Google's Project Zero b......
19:17, 07/30/2019

Researchers Build Bots That Play Videogames With Each Other Researchers at Google’s artificial-intelligence labs said they have developed virtual videogame players that learned to play by working with other digital gamers....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
20:51, 06/06/2019

Cockatoo choreographs his own dance moves, researchers believe New study of Snowball the prancing parrot points to bird at peak of his creative powersBlock-rocking beaks: Snowball’s moves reviewed by our dance criticWhen Snowball the sulphur-crested cockatoo revealed his first dance moves a decade ago he became an instant sensation. The foot-tapping, head-bobbi...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Researchers have found new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars for any length of time is the planet’s weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on Mars. However, a team of researchers at the California ...
23:34, 05/30/2019

This de-stressor app could treat migraine pain, NYU researchers say Many of the 36 million migraine sufferers in the US turn off their smartphones — any lights and sounds, for that matter — when a headache sets in, so it may come as a surprise that researchers at NYU School of Medicine are touting a de-stressor app they say may help manage the pain. The....
21:34, 06/05/2019

Researchers may have found a way to block gonorrhea infection Researchers at Georgia State University say blocking uptake of the mineral zinc by the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea could prevent infection, a finding that may lead to a vaccine for the STI....
06:34, 08/06/2019

Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to research. Analysis from Ethical Consumer magazine found that major brands were using l...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Researchers will conduct drought study at Biosphere 2 A drought will descend on Biosphere 2. It’s a new project conducted by researchers to analyze how a rainforest responds to drought conditions. Researcher Christiane Werner said studying the tropical rainforest is especially important because rainforests are the lungs of our planet. She said, “Ecosy...
13:51, 09/20/2019

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over 300 pounds. They’re not to be messed with, but they don’t hold a candle to the absolute...
18:51, 06/28/2019

What’s a ‘normal’ bedtime for a 5-year-old? Researchers say earlier is better. Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being....
05:51, 08/02/2019

To Really 'Disrupt,' Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers Opinion: Silicon Valley culture often reveals the optimism of organized ignorance. Rather than lauding "new" experts, we need to respect, sustain, and strengthen the ones we already have....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Researchers Designed a Video Game That Changes on the Fly to Compensate For Lag Be it from a bad controller, an over-taxed computer, or troubles with a network connection, lag—also known as latency—has been plaguing gamers for decades. Responsive controls are crucial for victory in any kind of game requiring quick reflexes, but researchers have come up with a novel way to elimi...
01:34, 06/26/2019

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
09:34, 05/27/2019

Researchers: Websites infected iPhones with spyware Suspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices. Announced late Thursday by Google researchers, the vulnerabilities were quietly fixed by Apple in Feb...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Researchers developing AI to stop you from cheating on your diet Artificial intelligence is putting new teeth on the old saw that cheaters never prosper. New companies and new research are applying the cutting-edge technology in at least three different ways to combat cheating — on homework, on the job hunt and even on one’s diet. In California, a new company cal...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Researchers ask boaters to stay 100 metres away from whale The whale was seen in the Charlottetown harbour last Thursday, and more sightings were reported in the North, Hillsborough and West Rivers over the weekend....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing some of that knowledge with the rest of the world. It's launch......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
07:51, 07/03/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Turkey: Censorship fogging up pollution researchers' work In Turkey, rapid urbanization and poor pollution control are impacting public health, according to researchers. They say the government is fully aware, and is punishing experts who've tried to warn the public....
14:18, 09/17/2019

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
12:51, 09/19/2019

Researchers are performing integer factorization using modified MRAM Ease of scaling could make probabilistic computing competitive with current-day quantum computers, though limitations of the design prompt researchers to dub it the "poor man's qubit."...
01:35, 09/19/2019

| No cheating: Frenchwoman was world's oldest person, researchers say Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment, who died aged 122 two decades ago, should keep the title of the oldest person on record, researchers say, rejecting claims of fraud....
23:17, 09/16/2019

Australia could produce 200% of energy needs from renewables by 2050, researchers say New report shows roadmap for Australia to be global green energy export leaderAustralia could run entirely on renewable electricity and produce double what it needs to create a massive green export industry by 2050, leading experts say.A report from scientists working under the Australian-German Ene...
07:51, 09/19/2019

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths and various diseases....
21:51, 07/12/2019

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainforest ecosystems. That could help them monitor the......
01:00, 09/14/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
03:34, 07/19/2019

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A great scientific truth does not triumph by convinci...
06:17, 08/29/2019

Researchers create human-monkey chimeras in China Scientists are experimenting with human-monkey chimeras in China. According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Pais, researchers are inserting human cells into monkey embryos in the lab and watching them grow....
23:17, 08/01/2019

AI researchers developed a fully imaginary keyboard for touchscreens and VR A trio of researchers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently developed an eyes-free, AI-powered, invisible keyboard interface that positions itself based on where you choose to set your hands when you’re ready to type. Billions of dollars worth of R&D and marke...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the current explosion of activity in the space, the practical applications of neural networks were limited.  ...
21:51, 08/04/2019

Router Guest Networks Prone to Hacking: Researchers A study by Israel-based Ben-Gurion University (BGU) indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack....
21:51, 08/17/2019

Apple may soon hand special iPhones to security researchers Apple will start providing security researchers special iPhones and will finally launch a bug bounty program for Mac, according to Forbes. Cupertino will reportedly announce those security measures at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas la......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Researchers Say This AI Can Spot Unsafe Food on Amazon Faster Than the FDA It’s been most famously used to swap celebrities into movies and even erase unwanted mustaches, but the real power of artificial intelligence is its ability to spot patterns in large amounts of data and make startlingly accurate predictions. Researchers at the Boston University School of Public Heal...
17:34, 08/06/2019

Researchers develop a new way to track blood pressure… with selfies? A team of researchers in Canada and China are working on a revolutionary new way to track blood pressure: a selfie. The teams, based at the University of Toronto and the Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University, just published a proof of concept that allows smartphone users to track blood p...
02:34, 08/07/2019

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A team of researchers at Brown University discovered that graphene-lined clothing not only is an effec......
23:34, 08/27/2019

Researchers build robotic tail to help the elderly keep their balance Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people stay upright....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail – video A team of researchers at Japan’s Keio university have built a robotic tail. Dubbed 'Arque', the grey one-metre device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and monkeys, used to keep balance while running and climbing Continue reading......
20:34, 08/15/2019

Researchers discover climate-friendly way of extracting hydrogen from oil Scientists have discovered a way to extract hydrogen from oil without releasing greenhouse gases -- a move they've hailed as a "silver bullet" for climate issues. Hydrogen is already used by some car manufacturers to power vehicles and is also burned......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Researchers Identify Second Gene Mutation Linked To HIV Resistance A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish scientists reported Thursday....
06:51, 08/30/2019

Bots targeted race during Democratic debate, researchers say Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
17:51, 07/31/2019

Researchers have invented a method to prevent (or reverse) obesity Dr. Shu Wang may have stumbled upon the cure for obesity. Dr. Wang, an associate professor at Texas Tech, believes that nanotechnology could prevent, or even reverse, obesity — a problem affecting one in three Americans. Obesity is characterized by an increase in adipose tissue, what most people wou...
21:00, 09/07/2019

Researchers question Einstein's theory of relativity, but it holds up While Einstein's century-old theory of relativity has been held up by recent research, scientists involved with the work say questions have been raised on the theory's durability....
18:00, 07/26/2019

'Extreme' grooming, STD link is unfounded, researchers claim Though the study was small, its lead author said it’s important for women to know that the previous research on grooming habits may not be conclusive despite widespread availability on the internet....
21:34, 09/05/2019

Swedish researchers unveil world's smallest accelerometer Engineers in Sweden have developed the world's smallest accelerometer using graphene. The accelerometer could be used to create new wearable technologies for use in medicine, fitness and gaming....
04:00, 09/04/2019

Reducing air pollution could save thousands of lives, researchers say Although air quality has improved significantly since the 1990s, a new study claims that pollution still causes lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans a year....
03:00, 07/27/2019

Researchers: Anonymized data does little to protect user privacy Providing third-parties with data is a necessary cost of living in the 21st century. Whether it’s securing auto insurance, undergoing a routine examination at the dentist, or chatting up friends and relatives on Facebook, each of us will hand over about 1.7MB of data per second next year, according ...
03:51, 07/30/2019

NSW iVote source code released for researchers to poke around in Scytl has published components of the source code used by the NSW Electoral Commission following claims there were two flaws in the same system used in Switzerland....
10:51, 07/30/2019

Google researchers disclose ‘interactionless’ iOS exploits valued at $5M A duo of Google bug-hunting researchers have disclosed several “interactionless” vulnerabilities in iOS that made it possible for hackers to hijack your iPhone via iMessage – without even engaging with the malicious texts. The researchers, Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß, who work with Google’s ...
16:51, 07/30/2019

Two Novartis Researchers Exit Amid Data Scandal Novartis has replaced two research executives at the unit that makes Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, in the wake of a data-manipulation scandal that surfaced recently....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Project Zero Researchers Disclose Five 'Zero Interaction' iMessage Flaws Google Project Zero team has yet again found a number of security vulnerabilities in Apple's iOS operating system. Two members of the Project Zero team discovered five new "zero interaction"......
20:17, 07/30/2019

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be used as a target for new treatments of the disease....
22:51, 07/30/2019

Apple has yet to fix a mysterious iMessage bug spotted by Google researchers Next week in Las Vegas at the Black Hat security conference, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is set to give a presentation about interactionless iPhone vulnerabilities that can run without the victim taking any action at all. The talk will come on the heels of Silvanovich and a Go...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle and flat lens technologies, a team of researchers......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better solution......
22:17, 07/02/2019

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
03:34, 06/07/2019

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that could be the best weapon to win that fight. “We believe that simple, inexpensive blood tests are really the road to the future for cancer detection and m...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Intel researchers compress AI models without compromising accuracy The size of AI models correlates with their training times, generally speaking, such that larger models take more time — and subsequently more compute — to train. It’s possible to optimize the connections among the mathematical functions (or neurons) through a process known as prun...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Researchers make a robotic fish with a battery for blood Enlarge (credit: James Pikul) Lots of experimental robots involve a little bit of cheating. Rather than containing all the necessary electronics and energy sources, they have tethers and wires that provide power and control without weighing the robot down or taking up too much internal space. This...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we......
14:00, 05/21/2019

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
23:34, 06/21/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona has been working on the project with his team for more than 15 years. Miesfeld says the “Eggshel...
05:17, 05/18/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
12:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States....
04:51, 05/15/2019

California researchers have found a new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars is the weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on the Red Planet. However, a team of researchers at the California Institute of Technology may ...
23:00, 05/30/2019

MIT Researchers Build AI System That Can Visualise Objects Using Touch A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a predictive Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can learn to see by touching and to feel by seeing....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from physical surroundings -- they soon might. Facebook ha......
20:17, 06/14/2019

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue Canadian researchers interviewed students about gym class and compared their responses about dodgeball to political theorist Iris Marion Young’s “Five Faces of Oppression.”...
22:17, 06/07/2019

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s okay to hurt or dehumanize the ‘other,’ ” researcher Joy Butler, a professor who s...
05:51, 06/08/2019

Researchers use Rowhammer bit flips to steal 2048-bit crypto key Enlarge / A DDR3 DIMM with error-correcting code from Samsung. ECC is no longer an absolute defense against Rowhammer attacks. (credit: Samsung) The Rowhammer exploit that lets unprivileged attackers corrupt or change data stored in vulnerable memory chips has evolved over the past four years to t...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone ...
14:17, 06/05/2019

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
23:00, 06/01/2019

Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’ Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a White House vote....
01:51, 06/13/2019

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas. The Technical University of Munich said Thursday that researcher Christian Stoll and colleagues first calculated the power consumption of the ...
15:17, 06/13/2019

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the physics involved is actually quite different, and while those water droplets are uniform in their size and spacing, bubble formation is t...
05:34, 06/18/2019

Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal Enlarge / An infographic from Advanced Intelligence showing the hacking group Fxmsp's breach-selling business model. (credit: AdvIntel) In a report published Thursday, researchers at the threat-research company Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) revealed that a collective of Russian and English-spea...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Simple Design Changes Could Make YouTube Better for the Planet, Researchers Say YouTube is where preschoolers go for their Baby Shark fix. It’s where beauty bloggers rejoice as they unbox their new favorite lipstick. As it turns out, the website—my 3-year-old niece’s one and only true love—also contributes to climate change in a fairly significant way.Read more......
20:51, 05/07/2019

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using the processor's own features to protect the bad code...
18:00, 05/02/2019

How Facebook plans to keep your data private while opening it up to researchers Ever since the 2016 US presidential elections, social network Facebook has been at the receiving end of criticism for its outsized influence on worldwide electoral processes, and threats to democracy from the spread of fake news. Now more than a year after Facebook announced a new initiative to aid ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked around them. Those videos were shared on YouTube......
20:34, 06/27/2019

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to keep it at levels so low they’re undetectable in the blood, which drastically lowers the chance...
20:34, 07/02/2019

Yale researchers spot a biomarker that could help to predict suicide Researchers at Yale University believe they’ve found a marker within the brain that could help to prevent suicide. The marker, known as mGlurR5, is a glutamate receptor found throughout all regions of the brain, and is known to play a role in a number of functions like sleep and memory. Individuals ...
03:34, 05/14/2019

Researchers find Twitter is good for amplifying lies When it comes to spreading President Trump's false and misleading remarks, Twitter is a perfect storm. A study by Media Matters found that when tweeting about Trump's statements, major news outlets include false information 30 percent of the time. An......
21:34, 05/03/2019

Researchers find way to measure blood pressure with a selfie video In the near future, you might not have to traipse to your doctor or pharmacy to determine your blood pressure. Researchers have figured out a way to accurately measure it with your phone's camera....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Researchers identify common type of dementia similar to Alzheimer’s Researchers have identified a new type of dementia they are calling LATE. NBC News- Scientists have been puzzled by patients with signs of dementia, but whose brains don’t show the aberrant proteins that are typical biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers say they have an explanatio...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps Researchers posing as heroin users seeking help contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates. The study found the “secret shoppers” were denied appointments much of the time, especially if they said they were insured through Medicaid. Scien...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Researchers accidentally discover nearly 200-year-old shipwreck while testing new equipment Ocean researchers testing new equipment stumbled upon a mid-19th century shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month.        ...
05:17, 05/31/2019

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
04:34, 08/09/2019

NYU researchers made mice smarter by manipulating their brainwaves with light Researchers from the New York University School of Medicine recently developed a method for manipulating brain waves with light to improve learning. The results of the team’s study are incredible – laboratory mice exposed to the new technique showed marked improvement in short-term memory – but the ...
03:17, 08/10/2019

50,000 companies exposed to hacks of 'business critical' SAP systems: researchers Up to 50,000 companies running SAP software are at greater risk of being hacked after security researchers found new ways to exploit vulnerabilities of systems that haven't been properly protected and published the tools to do so online....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each, the investment might be worth it to hackers looking to sell their iPhone security-cracking discover...
00:34, 08/07/2019

Dogs mirror stress levels of owners, researchers find Scientists find higher cortisol levels in owners matched by raised levels in canine companionsIf the dead-end job, the pokey flat and the endless failings of the neighbours are getting on your wick, then spare a thought for the dog.In research that confirms what many owners will have worked out for ...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Florida researchers use 3D technology to preserve space program history From America's first satellite to its first reach for the stars, some of the Cape Canaveral sites built to launch the country's space race and defense programs now look like ancient ruins. Now a team of Florida researchers is creating ways for future generations to appreciate the sites where man was...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Researchers Say They’ve Created a Blood Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Researchers at Stanford University and elsewhere say they’ve taken an important step in potentially helping people with a barely understood ailment that’s long been viewed skeptically by the public and even some doctors. They claim to have created a blood test that may be able to readily identify p...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Backpacking Researchers Accidentally Discover Grasshopper-Eating Wolf Some of the most serendipitous discoveries about nature can be prompted by just about anything, like finding the first known venomous frog by accidentally grabbing the business end of one, or revealing a new owl species by eavesdropping on its unplaceable hooting. Or, perhaps, you might stumble upon...
23:34, 09/18/2019

Japanese researchers want to give your grandma a robotic monkey tail Japanese researchers at Keio University have unveiled a robotic tail that has been designed to be worn by elderly people who struggle to maintain their balance....
14:34, 08/20/2019

Researchers create '2D' gold a million times thinner than a fingernail Scientists have created the world's thinnest gold. At just two atoms thick, the material is one million times thinner than a human fingernail, which is big news for the tech industry. Gold is already used in a range of applications such as engineerin......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
09:17, 06/05/2019

New algorithm allows researchers to change what people say on video by editing transcript For better or worse, it’s getting easier than ever to doctor video footage, and the latest development in this field is as scary as it is impressive. A new algorithm developed by researchers from Stanford University, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Princeton University, and Adobe makes it poss...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, also looks for information relating to other activ...
03:17, 08/10/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
15:34, 05/28/2019

Researchers say 'spidey senses' could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards Researchers want to give cars, planes and drones "spidey senses." That is, they want to give autonomous machines sensors that mimic nature. In a paper published in ACS Nano, a team of researchers -- from Purdue University, Nanyang Technological Unive......
20:00, 05/21/2019

MIT Researchers Designed this Robotic Worm to Burrow Into Human Brains Robotics engineers at MIT have built a threadlike robot worm that can be magnetically steered to deftly navigate the extremely narrow and winding arterial pathways of the human brain. One day it could be used to quickly clear blockages and clots that contribute to strokes and aneurysms, while at the...
04:17, 08/29/2019

Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit A group of philanthropies working with Facebook Inc to study the social network's impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researchers as pledged....
05:00, 08/28/2019

Georgia Tech researchers teach robots to be mechanical MacGyvers There weren't many sticky situations that '80s television action hero MacGyver couldn't slip out of with the help of a disposable lighter, penknife and two tabs of Alka Seltzer. His unconventional application of scientific principles and outside the......
19:51, 08/28/2019

Researchers studying Facebook’s impact on democracy threaten to quit SAN FRANCISCO — A group of philanthropies working with Facebook to study the social network’s impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researchers as pledged. The funders said in a statement that Facebook had granted the 83 scholars s...
01:17, 08/29/2019

Why researchers are turning to gene therapy to treat heart failure Single jab could reduce risk of heart attack for some but wider benefit is yet to be provenGene therapy startup plans to slash heart attack risk with jabThe rise in life expectancy in Britain from 2001 to 2016 was largely driven by better medical care of heart attack patients. People are now more li...
21:51, 05/10/2019

MIT researchers taught robots to link senses like sight and touch MIT researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created a predictive AI that allows robots to link multiple senses in much the same way humans do. “While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understand the...
06:17, 06/18/2019

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Researchers make their own E. coli genome, compress its genetic code Enlarge / Like any other E. coli, but different. (credit: CDC) The genetic code is the basis for all life, allowing the information present in DNA to be translated into the proteins that perform most of a cell's functions. And yet it's... kind of a mess. Life typically uses a suite of about 20 ami...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Researchers: Iran-linked disinfo effort had personal touch LONDON (AP) — A new report from Canadian internet watchdog Citizen Lab says a fake Twitter account unmasked by The Associated Press was but one piece of a vast, yearsold and multilingual campaign aimed at seeding anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and anti-American stories across the internet. Citizen Lab says...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is still a little ahead but has problems of its own. (c...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
17:00, 08/14/2019

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
21:34, 08/14/2019

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal studies. The ban of titanium dioxide, announced by the French g...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting easier, more realistic, and, most insidiously, more coordinated. And researchers see the very technolog...
23:00, 05/28/2019

'Smart' clothing can boost wearable tech: Singapore researchers Researchers in Singapore have invented 'smart' clothing they say can boost signals and save battery life on wireless devices such as headphones and smart watches....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts The treatment — deep brain stimulation — has long been used for movement disorders like Parkinson's. Now, the first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai's Ruijin Hospital, along with trials for opioid addicts....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
11:34, 05/24/2019

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
00:34, 05/24/2019

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Rural regions outpace urban areas in obesity, researchers say Research drawing on more than 2,000 studies of 200 countries found that more than 55 percent of the global increase in body mass index in the past 30 years has come from rural populations, especially in low- and middle-income countries....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Incredible Discovery: Oxford Researchers Have Determined That King Tut Would Have Been Their Best Friend A stunning discovery by an elite team of anthropologists may change the way we view ancient Egypt forever: Oxford researchers have determined that King Tut would have been their best friend....
23:34, 09/03/2019

Horrified researchers want out of “infomercial” for shady stem-cell clinics Enlarge / Cheesy graphic from stem-cell documentary "The Healthcare Revolution." (credit: Healthcare Revolution) Around a dozen prominent stem-cell experts said this week that they have been duped into appearing in a documentary series some described as an infomercial for the unproven and dangerou...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:51, 06/14/2019

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
01:17, 07/11/2019

Extraterrestrials may spout out toxic gas as a sign of life, researchers suggest As the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life marches on, researchers have suggested no shortage of possible signs to look for, including carbon monoxide, dust storms and methane, which is commonly emitted from organic means, including humans. But new research suggests that it's possible E.T. ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Nuclear-powered Soviet submarine leaks radiation: researchers A Soviet submarine is leaking radiation into the Norwegian Sea "clearly above what is normal in the oceans." But researchers said it posed no serious threat, saying radiation levels "weren't alarmingly high."...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy Researchers have developed a new tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files and apparently can identify...
17:17, 06/25/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
21:34, 06/14/2019

Researchers Send Fake Presidential Alerts to Stadium of 50,000 Using LTE Vulnerability Researchers figured out a way to exploit the system that sends presidential emergency alerts to our phones, simulating their method on a 50,000 seat football stadium in Colorado with a 90 percent success rate.Read more......
20:17, 06/24/2019

Malaria won’t be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard to resist is also powerfully seductive to mosquitoes. And according to new research, in helping to keep the pests away from o...
10:34, 06/22/2019

Across the U.S., drilling of deeper wells is ‘unsustainable,’ researchers say Researchers found groundwater wells are being drilled deeper in much of the country. They say going deeper for water is an "unsustainable stopgap."        ...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Researchers find cannabis molecule 30 times more powerful than aspirin Researchers have uncovered how cannabis plants produce a pain-relieving molecule which is 30 times more powerful than aspirin at reducing inflammation....
16:17, 07/24/2019

Researchers create tiny ‘beyond 5G’ chip for 100GHz data transmission A team at the University of California, Irvine has created a 4.4-square millimeter radio that can send and receive data at 36Gbps at ultra high frequencies.Read More...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in ocean sediments across the planet.Read more......
23:17, 06/21/2019

Researchers Reveal That Anonymized Data Is Easy To Reverse Engineer Merely existing in the modern world means giving up a wealth of your information to countless institutions and services. While many of the places make promises to keep your identifiable data as secure and private as possible, they can still—and oftentimes do—share anonymized versions of your data to...
19:51, 07/23/2019

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
20:34, 06/20/2019

Researchers Find Roman Villas and a Spectacular Mosaic in Egypt In Egypt, archaeologists have found some important Roman ruins, in the historic city of Alexandria.  ...
21:51, 07/22/2019

Motor neurone disease researchers find link to microbes in gut Study could eventually lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditionScientists have found tantalising clues that the devastating condition motor neurone disease may be linked to changes in microbes that live in the gut.Studies in mice revealed that animals bred to develop amyotrophic latera...
18:51, 07/22/2019

This wealthy European nation has the most potential for future growth, researchers say KMPG analysed two decades' worth of data, measuring how 180 countries performed across 26 metrics to determine their potential for economic growth....
15:51, 07/16/2019

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Multiscale System...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.       ...
19:34, 06/10/2019

University of Louisville researchers test freeze-dried blood LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Donated blood generally has a six-week shelf life, but University of Louisville researchers are testing a way to convert red blood cells into a longer-lasting powder that potentially could save the lives of soldiers, trauma patients and maybe even astronauts. U of L professors...
05:17, 06/29/2019

Researchers say they used CRISPR technology to cure HIV in live mice for the first time Researchers say they've come one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after they successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time in history....
18:34, 07/02/2019

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Researchers invent multiplayer Tetris game controlled by brainwaves A team of scientists from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method by which three people can play a Tetris-like multiplayer decision-making game together using only their minds. Researchers, Linxing Jiang, Andrea Stocco, Darby Losey, Justin Abernethy, Chant...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
10:51, 06/27/2019

Researchers balance Casimir effects, make tiny hoverboard Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Empty space isn't actually empty. Even if you somehow managed to suck every single atom out of it, the Universe is filled with various fields that dictate the behavior of particles and forces. These fields even create pairs of "virtual particles" that pop into e...
21:00, 06/06/2019

UK-led cancer and climate trials at risk as British researchers become liability Projects headed by UK universities have fallen sharply since Brexit voteBritish researchers say they are being shut out of bids for major European research partnerships, or asked to keep a low profile, because of fears that the threat of a no-deal Brexit could contaminate chances of success.An analy...
08:17, 07/02/2019

Binance hackers shift stolen bitcoin, identity still unclear: researchers Hackers who stole bitcoin worth over $40 million from the major Binance cryptocurrency exchange have moved the tainted coins to a number of digital wallets, researchers said on Thursday, potentially throwing up clues to those behind the heist....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their findings, they’ve come up with four strategies to disrupt these groups and, hopefully, eradicate them...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices of any one of New York’s innumerable tech startups. For many of those small companies (and qu...
23:00, 08/23/2019

Researchers Think It's a Good Idea to Secure Your Phone Using the One Thing You Perpetually Lose Apple’s FaceID authentication system started moving smartphone users away from relying on fingerprints to secure their mobile devices, which are arguably less secure. But researchers think they’ve come up with an even better biometric tool for protecting a device that uses a part of the body that’s ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Nvidia robotics researchers blur line between simulation and the real world Nvidia robotics researchers are combining results from simulations and real-world rollouts to train a robotic arm to do things like open and close drawers.Read More...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying the condition. And with the help of animal experim...
10:34, 08/22/2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they’ve successfully trained a deep learning algorithm...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Box jellyfish: Australian researchers find antidote for world's most venomous creature Jellyfish’s sting carries enough venom to kill more than 60 peopleAn antidote has been discovered for the world’s most venomous creature, the Australian box jellyfish.Researchers at the University of Sydney have found an antidote for the sting of the jellyfish – which carries enough venom to kill mo...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Researchers find terrifying security vulnerability in GE Healthcare anesthesia machines Security researchers from Israeli firm CyberMDX have discovered a vulnerability in a select number of GE Healthcare’s anesthesia and respiratory devices. CyberMDX, which focuses primarily on medical cybersecurity, states that if successfully exploited, the hole could allow an attacker to interfere t...
23:34, 07/09/2019

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
15:34, 07/09/2019

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
15:17, 09/10/2019

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turning to a sub-species for help....
01:34, 09/12/2019

Huge Ice Age kangaroo had unique link to giant pandas, researchers reveal An extinct gigantic kangaroo that roamed southwestern Australia more than 40,000 years ago had something in common with giant pandas, scientists discovered....
01:34, 09/13/2019

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
14:51, 07/08/2019

BitDefender researchers discover terrifying security vulnerability in Intel CPUs Researchers from Romanian security firm BitDefender have uncovered a troubling security vulnerability in Intel processors that could allow an attacker to access privileged kernel-mode information typically considered “off limits” for most applications. An exploit for the vulnerability, which is call...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It found that children in California reported being bullied more over their sexual orientation during 2008 and 2009—when the contentious Proposition 8, which...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Researchers helped French police dismantle a crypto-mining botnet It seems like every week there's news of a new piece of malware being used to steal user data or to take control of devices. For once, though, there's some good news in the war on intrusive software: A botnet which was spreading crypto-mining malware......
04:34, 09/03/2019

Dutch researchers are developing quantum technology to secure your bank account Quantum computers are expected to be commonplace in the next five to 10 years and promise vast increases in processing power over silicon chips. It could mean great things for answering some of the world’s toughest scientific questions, but it’s also a cause for concern. With more powerful computers...
13:34, 07/15/2019

Weakness in Intel chips lets researchers steal encrypted SSH keystrokes Enlarge (credit: Intel) In late 2011, Intel introduced a performance enhancement to its line of server processors that allowed network cards and other peripherals to connect directly to a CPU's last-level cache, rather than following the standard (and significantly longer) path through the server'...
09:03, 09/11/2019

Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper/Getty Images) Researchers have exposed a network of Facebook accounts that used Libya-themed news and topics to push malware to tens of thousands of people over a five-year span. Links to the Windows and Andro...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Cape Cod researchers will track great white sharks’ hunting habits BOSTON — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans, including the state’s first fatal one in more than 80 years. The hope is that the work, which starts in the coming days...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. If you include all the equipment dropped by astronauts while floating in space and the debris from colliding satellites down to around 1cm in size, the...
21:51, 08/04/2019

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of millions of dollars a year, according to researchers.An investigation published on Monday by the Env...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Over 200 Reindeer Found Dead In Norway, Researchers Blame Climate Change Researchers have found more than 200 reindeer that died of hunger on Norway's Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, public broadcaster NRK reported on Saturday....
20:17, 07/27/2019

Researchers: Popular gay dating apps are still leaking users’ location data A handful of the most popular gay dating apps are exposing the precise location of their users. In a demonstration for BBC, security researchers were able to generate a map of app users across London, revealing the precise location of each using a method called trilateration. Apps like Grindr and Ro...
08:34, 08/09/2019

Starvation deaths of 200 reindeer in Arctic caused by climate crisis, say researchers Comparable death toll has been recorded only once before, says Norwegian Polar InstituteAbout 200 reindeer have been found dead from starvation in the Arctic archipelago Svalbard, an unusually high number, the Norwegian Polar Institute has said, pointing the finger at climate crisis.During an annual...
13:51, 07/30/2019

Incredible Breakthrough: Researchers At The Mayo Clinic Have Successfully Switched A Man With A Moose Medical science is advancing by leaps and bounds with every passing day, and this story is just another incredible example of what our innovative researchers can do: A team at the Mayo Clinic has successfully switched a man with a moose....
23:00, 08/08/2019

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
19:17, 07/29/2019

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relatively small in comparison to influence and disinform...
21:17, 06/12/2019

More researchers report promising Alzheimer's vaccine results in mice Researchers at the University of New Mexico say tests in mice have shown promising results for a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer’s in humans.       ...
04:00, 06/12/2019

Researchers discover troubling new security flaw in all modern Intel processors Researchers from BitDefender have uncovered a concerning security vulnerability present in all modern Intel processors. If executed, the flaw could permit an adversary to access the computer’s kernel memory, which could potentially result in them gaining access to sensitive information, like passwor...
02:34, 08/07/2019

Deliberate mislabelling of seafood rife in South Korea, researchers find Report finds more than half of all sushi samples to be wrongly labelled as well as one-third of fresh fish and sashimiFraudulent mislabelling of seafood is rampant in South Korea, where one-third of samples in a comprehensive DNA study were found to be mis-sold.More than half of all sushi samples (5...
10:17, 05/03/2019

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, bobbing silently out toward the horizon. The cluster of islands is churning out electricity and sendi...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge You’d think that adapting Alexa, which supports a range of languages, including Spanish, German, and Japanese, to varieties within a dialect continua would be a piece of cake compared with “teaching” it new language families, but that isn’t the case. According to the Seattle ...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Dodgeball is not child's play but ‘legalized bullying,’ Canadian researchers claim The game of dodgeball is more than just a popular playground activity, it is a tool of bullying and oppression targeting students, a trio of Canadian researchers claim....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Researchers hope a blood test can reveal early signs of cancer Scientists hope to perfect a new blood test that can detect the early signs of eight different types of cancer. Thrive Earlier Detection, a company founded by three Johns Hopkins cancer researchers, has raised $110 million from investors in order to......
22:00, 05/30/2019

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “fraud is massive.”...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Google Researchers Found an Extremely Nasty iPhone Security Flaw On the same day Apple revealed the date for its latest iPhone event, Google’s privacy team said it had discovered a two-year long vulnerability in the phone-maker’s software. The bug targeted a small number of websites. Simply visiting those pages could have left iPhone users susceptible...
15:17, 08/30/2019

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
17:51, 06/07/2019

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwords and financial information, and record their screens if they watch pornography. The virus is called Varenyky and it’s a doozy. It’s apparently been ...
08:34, 08/15/2019

Researchers break iPhone’s FaceID by putting modified glasses on unconscious people Security researchers have cracked Apple’s FaceID biometric system yet again. But there’s an unusual caveat to this trick: to successfully unlock an iPhone, the attackers first need to make sure the victim is out cold. Tencent researchers demonstrated the exploit vector at Black Hat USA 2019, Threatp...
16:51, 08/09/2019

South Korean researchers find evidence of wartime brothels on Jeju Island Oh Shi-jong remembers the seven buttons on the uniforms the Japanese soldiers wore as they waited in line outside the building the military had confiscated across the street from his house in Seongsan Village....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
04:17, 05/24/2019

Researchers develop modular bots that combine to form a single flexible machine The idea of small robots teaming up to form one giant robot is commonplace in sci-fi shows like Voltron, and researchers are seeking ways to make that a reality. Now, modular robots have just become more intelligent, thanks to a project at ModLab at......
15:34, 07/23/2019

Researchers Build Quantum Vibration Sensor That Can Measure the Smallest Units of Sound A system that can distinguish phonons, the smallest units of sound, marks an important milestone in the development of more advanced quantum computers.Read more......
01:51, 07/31/2019

Intel AI researchers combine reinforcement learning methods to teach 3D humanoid how to walk Researchers from Intel’s AI Lab and the Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute at Oregon State University have combined a number of methods to make better-performing reinforcement learning systems that can be applied to things like robotic control, systems governing autonomous vehi...
19:34, 06/11/2019

NASA Astronaut, Researchers Visit Austin to Highlight International Space Station Astronaut Stephanie Wilson, along with representatives from NASA and the U.S. International Space Station (ISS) National Lab, will visit Austin from April 23 to 25 as part of NASA’s efforts to share research opportunities aboard the station....
22:17, 04/28/2019

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such as stolen credit card information, account theft and spamming tools, a team of researchers found....
20:34, 04/28/2019

A great white shark was spotted in Long Island Sound for the first time ever, researchers say Researchers tracked a nearly 10-foot long great white shark named Cabot to the Long Island Sound on Monday.        ...
02:34, 05/21/2019

Google Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to allow people to stalk employees, romantic partners, or kids,” CNET reported on Wednesday.Read more......
08:00, 07/18/2019

| WATCH: Radiation leak from sunken Russian nuclear sub 'no threat' - Norway researchers Robot-recovered samples from the Soviet-era submarine which sank in the Norwegian Sea reveal high levels of radiation, but scientists say there's no danger to fish or humans....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Researchers Think They Can Use CRISPR Gene Editing Inside People to Cure a Form of Blindness Patients are about to be enrolled in the first study to test a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR inside the body to try to cure an inherited form of blindness. People with the disease have normal eyes but lack a gene that converts light into signals to the brain that enable sight. The experimen...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Researchers Follow Bats' Example, Use Cheap Speakers and Mics to See Objects Hidden Around Corners A lot of amazing technologies developed at universities or corporate R&D labs never see the light of day because they’re just too expensive to turn into consumer-ready products. But by copying how bats navigate the world at night, researchers have come up with a way to see hidden objects around ...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
00:51, 06/25/2019

Apple Offers Record 'Bounty' to Researchers Who Find iPhone Security Flaws Apple is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers....
08:34, 08/09/2019

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute one another for murder....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Researchers Discover Malware That Can Record the Screen of French Internet User's Watching Porn Security researchers discovered a new form of malware that specifically targeted users of a French telecom giant. One of the more disturbing features of this malware is its capability to identify when someone was likely viewing porn and record their screen.Read more......
22:00, 08/14/2019

Google researchers reveal data-stealing, web-based iPhone exploit that was active for years Researchers from Google have uncovered what appears to be a concentrated malware campaign targeting iPhones for at least two years. Thankfully, this may be over now, although they warn it’s possible there are others that are yet to be seen. Project Zero, the search giant’s security team tasked with ...
12:51, 08/30/2019

Researchers challenge widely cited study linking Trump rallies to hate crimes Media outlets lavished attention this year on a study that found hate crimes were a whopping 226 percent higher in counties where President Trump held rallies -- but researchers at another university are now challenging those findings, saying there is no link between the two, once a basic flaw in th...
00:17, 09/11/2019

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue app developers that scrape and misuse user data (FB) Reuters Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue developers misusing its users' data. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a Data Abuse Bounty program. It comes after Business Insider discovered a startup was harvesting millions of users' data and tracking their loc...
04:51, 08/20/2019

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
09:17, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists and human rights advocates....
05:34, 08/09/2019

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
23:00, 06/18/2019

CORRECTED-Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists and human rights advocates....
05:34, 08/09/2019

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Propaganda Machine Was Carefully Built And Wildly Successful, Researchers Find The Russian disinformation campaign leading up to the 2016 American presidential election was bigger in scope and coordination than reported earlier, according to new analysis from the American cybersecurity company Symantec.Read more......
04:00, 06/06/2019

Cape Cod researchers to track, place video cameras on great white sharks in bid to keep beachgoers safe Researchers on Cape Cod are seeking to keep beachgoers safe this summer with a study on sharks’ hunting and feeding habits following two attacks involving great whites in the area last year – one of which was fatal....
21:17, 06/19/2019

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
03:34, 07/19/2019

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a cellular component in bacteria that triggers Lyme Disease symptoms (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
10:17, 06/19/2019

Researchers say new drugs show great promise in combating life-threatening drug resistant bacteria known as “superbugs” (WJAR) Researchers are inching closer to the development of a new class of drugs to attack life-threatening superbugs. This has become a major focus as the development of new drugs isn’t keeping pace with the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. “They’re smarter. They can out compete a...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Researchers withdraw study claiming comic Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ departure benefited Trump in 2016 Two university professors retracted a study last week which claimed comedian Jon Stewart’s departure from “The Daily Show” helped get President Trump elected....
12:34, 05/19/2019

'Witnessing a bit of history': How researchers captured a giant squid on camera in US Earlier this month, an exploration filmed a giant squid for the first time in U.S. waters. Here's what the moment of discovery was like.        ...
21:17, 06/26/2019

Researchers tried (and failed) to kill cockroaches for six months: 'We thought something was going to work' German cockroaches, the most common cockroaches in the world, are quickly evolving to resist insecticides, a new study suggests.        ...
07:51, 07/03/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
10:34, 06/04/2019

John Humphrys pays touching tribute to listeners as he bows out of Today programme after three decades John Humphrys today bowed out of presenting the Today programme after 32 years, thanking his listeners who "gave him a pat on the back and often a kick up the backside"....
13:19, 09/19/2019

S.F.'s Bochy 11th to 2,000 wins: 'I've been lucky' Stephen Vogt hit a two-run homer and the Giants beat the Red Sox 11-3 on Wednesday night, giving Bruce Bochy his 2,000th career victory as a manager in the majors....
13:20, 09/19/2019

Amid terrorism talk, bail denied in aircraft sabotage case A federal judge cited new evidence of potential terrorism sympathies Wednesday in denying bail for a longtime mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner that prosecutors say could have caused it to crash with 150 people aboard....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Harry Kane doesn't know why Tottenham keep making the same mistakes Harry Kane is demanding more maturity from Tottenham and cannot understand why they continue to make the same mistakes as they did in Mauricio Pochettino's first season in charge after they threw away a two-goal lead at Olympiacos....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Trump Says Homeless Americans Are Polluting Ocean With 'Needles' and EPA Will Take Action President Donald Trump claims the homeless population in San Francisco is polluting the ocean and says the Environmental Protection Agency will issue some kind of notice to the city within a week, according to reporters traveling with the president on Air Force One last night. Trump said that “needl...
14:51, 09/19/2019

Iranian military official says enemies will regret aggression against Tehran Iran's adversaries will regret any aggression against it, a senior Iranian military officer said a day after Riyadh and Washington blamed Iran for attacks on oil installations in Saudi Arabia....
14:51, 09/19/2019

Champions League: What the German clubs can learn from matchday 1 The opening matchday of the 2019-20 Champions League saw a mixed bag of performances and results for the German clubs. Bayern Munich's new signings caught the eye while an old hand impressed for Borussia Dortmund....
15:17, 09/19/2019

| Mozambique rebel group threatens attacks during election campaign Breakaway Mozambique rebels have threatened to step up violence if campaigning is not suspended for upcoming elections - the first after a landmark peace deal - as they claimed responsibility for two recent car attacks....
15:18, 09/19/2019

Government Issues Ordinance To Ban E-Cigarettes, Vaping Devices The Government today issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such "alternative" smoking devices a cognizable offence......
15:18, 09/19/2019

PM Modi To Meet Energy Majors In US To Discuss Investment Opportunities Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet executives from energy majors BP PLC and Exxon Mobil Corp in the United States next week to discuss investment opportunities, the foreign ministry said on......
15:18, 09/19/2019

Michelin-starred chef Peter Fiori launches Coutts bank's first ever cookbook A Michelin-starred chef last night launched Coutts bank's first ever cookbook, with recipes including ingredients grown from its very own rooftop garden....
16:18, 09/19/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE news: Sir John Major claims Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension was motivated by 'political interest' Former prime minister Sir John Major has slammed Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension, saying he believed the move was motivated by his "political interest"....
16:18, 09/19/2019

Officials: Blast kills 5 Yemen troops, wounds 13, some Saudi Yemeni security officials say an explosion targeting a government military convoy has killed five Yemeni troops and wounded 13, many of them Saudi soldiers...
16:51, 09/19/2019

New Roku Express and Roku Ultra players to load videos 20% faster Roku is announcing that two of its most popular players are both getting a hardware refresh for 2019 that should make videos load up to 20% faster. The players up for a refresh are the 4K HDR-capable Roku Ultra that’s getting more memory and the cheaper, HD-only Roku Express which w...
16:51, 09/19/2019

AT&T Examines Split With DirecTV AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would mark a sharp course correction in strategy for the phone giant....
17:34, 09/19/2019

Ducati Multistrada Sales Cross 100,000 Units Worldwide The Ducati Multistrada adventure touring motorcycle from Ducati has reached the 100,000 sales milestone, sixteen years after the first Multistrada model was introduced....
17:35, 09/19/2019

Study: Even short-lived solar panels can be economically viable A new study shows that, contrary to widespread belief within the solar power industry, new kinds of solar cells and panels don’t necessarily have to last for 25 to 30 years in order to be economically viable in today’s market. Rather, solar panels with initial lifetimes of as little as 10 years c...
18:00, 09/19/2019

'Progress' as Britain shares partial plans with EU to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he thinks progress is being made, after Britain submitted written documents to the EU to try to break the Brexit deadlock....
18:34, 09/19/2019

'American Horror Story: 1984' frightens fans with portrayal of real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez "American Horror Story: 1984" is turning up the fright level by featuring a plot line that includes real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez, also known as "the Night Stalker," in the new season....
18:34, 09/19/2019

'Where's My Roy Cohn?' profiles notorious lawyer with Trump ties Roy Cohn tells an interviewer his legacy is inextricably linked to the Army-McCarthy hearings, but it's impossible to watch "Where's My Roy Cohn?" without seeing the red-baiting attorney and fixer through the prism of the current President of the United States....
18:34, 09/19/2019

Home flippers see lowest returns in 8 years as costs rise It's getting harder to be a home flipper. As easy as it might seem on reality television shows, the math is now trickier, thanks to a housing market loaded with roadblocks....
19:00, 09/19/2019

LNG tankers divert to Asia, floating storage rises after price spike At least five laden liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers changed course from Europe to Asia and a rising number of other tankers were being used as floating storage following a spike in Asian LNG prices in the past week, trade sources said....
19:34, 09/19/2019

14 rescuers created a human chain to save 4 dolphins in Florida Clearwater Marine Aquarium/YouTube On Tuesday, rescuers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and Clearwater Marine Aquarium created a human chain to transport dolphins from a canal back to Tampa Bay. It worked. The dolphins were first reported as trapped on Sunday. Visit Insider's homepage...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states. On September 11, the Trump administration announced it's pushing forward a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol flavors,...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Quebec provincial police interrogate 17 people about Desjardins data leak Desjardins, a Quebec-based co-operative, said a single employee was responsible for the breach detected in December 2018 and that he has since been fired....
20:02, 09/19/2019

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual scale. Most of the blazes result from illegal slash-and-burn methods used to clear farmland for cash crops such as palm oil, a technique that persists ...
20:35, 09/19/2019

What does Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing actually mean? What cases is Purdue caught up in and who else is involved and what happens next? Here’s what you need to knowPurdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy in federal court. The move is part of a tentative agreement it says will provide $10...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Mickey Rourke and Robert De Niro are in a vicious feud that we just heard about for the first time Everyone loves a good celebrity feud, whether it’s Joan Crawford vs. Bette Davis, Lindsey Buckingham vs. Stevie Nicks, or Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever, but apparently celebrities are so prone to feuding that every once in a while they engage in longtime feud that we never even get to hear about. For ex...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Mark-Paul Gosselaar thinks it's a little weird he wasn't approached about the Saved By The Bell revival Wherever you fall on the ethics of Saved By The Bell’s Zack Morris—Well-meaning doofus? Total scumbag? Malevolent time traveler?—it’s hard to deny that he’s a central part of the show’s structure. As played by Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Zack was the smugly smiling face of Bayside High, having presumably m...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Record number of people taking Class A drugs in the UK, figures show A record number of people took Class A drugs in the last year, with a rise in the use of cocaine and ecstasy to blame, according to official figures....
22:18, 09/19/2019

Tucson Premium Outlets to hold job fair Thursday TUCSON – Holiday season is approaching and retailers will start hiring additional help. Tucson Premium Outlets will hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday at 6401 W. Marana Center Blvd. Attendees are asked to dress in professional attire and have copies of their resumes on-hand. There wil...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls hire championship coach TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls announced that Dixie Wooten, a two-time Indoor Football League Coach of the Year and winner of the 2018 IFL championship, has been hired as Head Coach and General Manager of the team for the 2020 season....
22:21, 09/19/2019

Forget the delivery truck. Walgreens will soon deliver aspirin, snacks via drone Starting next month, Walgreens customers in Virginia will be able to get those items, and many more, dropped at their doorstep -- by drone.       ...
23:00, 09/19/2019

Colt suspending production of AR-15 for civilians Gunmaker Colt is suspending production of rifles for personal use, including the popular and controversial AR-15 as lawmakers continue the fraught gun debate....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Ed Buck, Dem megadonor, hit with federal charge in man's 2017 overdose death Ed Buck, a Los Angeles political activist and longtime donor to many prominent Democrats, was hit with a federal charge Thursday in the 2017 drug overdose death of 26-year-old Gemmel Moore....
00:00, 09/20/2019

Pelosi releases long-awaited plan to have government negotiate drug prices House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released her long-awaited proposal to lower drug prices Thursday morning as Democratic leadership seeks to make the legislation a priority this fall....
00:00, 09/20/2019

A Revolution in Brittany: Mayors Defy French State to Ban Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
00:34, 09/20/2019

Europa League: Man Utd, Arsenal and Rangers win, Wolves lose – as it happened Mason Greenwood announces himself at Old Trafford, while Ibrox pays its respect to former captain Fernando RicksenEintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Arsenal | Rennes 1-1 Celtic 10.44pm BST Related: Sheyi Ojo gives Rangers win against Feyenoord on emotional night 10.14pm BST Paul Doyle was our man at Molineux...
01:00, 09/20/2019

China Detains Former U.S. Air Force Pilot Flying for FedEx Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx pilot in the city of Guangzhou, elevating pressure on the company, which is already in Beijing’s crosshairs amid a U.S.-China trade war....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Champions League soccer: Zidane rips Real Madrid after loss to PSG Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane ripped his squad for a lack of intensity after a loss to Paris Saint-German in the group stage of the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Watch: Giants' Mike Yastrzemski homers in front of legendary grandpa at Fenway Park San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski's 20th home run of the season was a special one, coming in front of his legendary grandfather, Carl Yastrzemski, in a win against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be....
01:01, 09/20/2019

New York Yankees' Domingo German placed on leave under league's domestic violence policy Major League Baseball placed New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German on administrative leave of absence Thursday under the league’s domestic violence policy....
01:35, 09/20/2019

Teen battling brain cancer who went viral for touchdown during Nebraska spring game back on football field A teen battling brain cancer who went viral several years ago for scoring a touchdown during a Nebraska Cornhuskers spring football game is now making more meaningful plays on the field....
01:35, 09/20/2019

Hill Hodgepodge: Pelosi draws from democrats, GOP and Trump for drug pricing plan The House speaker announced her plan for lowering drug prices, which includes negotiations between drugmakers and federal health officials.        ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an Army official said....
02:00, 09/20/2019

BJP Plans To Organise 10 Meetings In J&K On Article 370 As part of its ongoing nationwide campaign on the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP plans to hold 10 meetings of its senior leaders and Union ministers in the state, including......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Pilot Dangles From Power Line For 2 Hours After Crash In France, Saved An F-16 fighter jet of the Belgian air force crashed Thursday in western France, with both pilots successfully ejecting but one spent two hours hanging from a power line before being cut down,......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Timeline: North Korean diplomacy under Kim Jong Un North Korea entered a new era of openness in 2018, with an unprecedented RSVP to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and several face-to-face meetings with major world leaders since....
02:51, 09/20/2019

U.S. investigates reports of deadly airstrikes in Afghanistan The U.S. military carried out drone strikes against a suspected Islamic State hideout in eastern Afghanistan Thursday, but local authorities said the attack also killed multiple civilians....
02:51, 09/20/2019

OECD projects slowest economic growth since the recession The global economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019 and 3 percent in 2020, the weakest growth in a decade, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported Thursday....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Zelda: Link’s Awakening review: This beach adventure looks 2019, feels 1993 Enlarge / Welcome back to Koholint Island, the world of Link's Awakening, newly reborn as a lively, plasticky world of toys. (credit: Nintendo) What can you expect from an official remake of a Nintendo classic? For nearly three decades, the answer has been all over the map. Sometimes, the company ...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to discern your personality and what kind of jobs might be right for you. Skillprint plans to use entertai...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

NTT Docomo moves up Japan-wide 5G to June 2020, offers early access Japan's top carrier will offer trial 5G service on September 20 before bringing base stations to all of the country's prefectures next year.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Antoni Porowski Is Jumping Up and Down Over His PCAs Nominations Antoni Porowski is "so excited and honored" to be nominated at this year's E! People's Choice Awards. The food and wine expert stopped by E! News' Daily Pop to talk......
03:17, 09/20/2019

Jerry strengthens into 4th hurricane of season Hurricane Jerry continued to strengthen as it reached hurricane status on Thursday. With a potential track that could slam the Leeward Islands, Jerry is the 10th named storm and the fourth recognized hurricane of 2019 At...
03:18, 09/20/2019

Stronger Euro: Another "Brexit Surprise"? While the news in Europe is dominated by Brexit developments, the euro has been quietly getting stronger. First, against the U.S. dollar. Soon, against the British pound. Discover why in this free video....
04:00, 09/20/2019

Who's Winning The IndyCar Championship This Weekend? Sunday will see the final race of the 2019 IndyCar championship take place at Laguna Seca in California, and the title has yet to be decided. Who’s going to be the one to take it home?...
05:35, 09/20/2019

Airbnb announces plans to go public in 2020 “Airbnb, Inc. announced today that it expects to become a publicly-traded company during 2020,” the San Francisco-based company said in a press release, posted on its website....
05:35, 09/20/2019

Trump Lawyers Argue He Cannot Be Criminally Investigated The president’s legal team is trying to block a subpoena seeking his tax returns, claiming that any criminal investigation of Mr. Trump is unconstitutional....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Federal judge blocks California from enforcing tax return law aimed at Trump: report A federal judge on Thursday barred California from enforcing, at least for now, a new state law aimed at U.S. President Donald Trump that would require all candidates in state nominating contests for the presidency to release their tax returns, the Los Angeles Times reported....
06:00, 09/20/2019

NYC’s free condom distribution efforts going flaccid The city’s cache of free condoms is shriveling up, according to a new report. The Health Department distributed roughly 19 million male condoms in the fiscal year that ended June 30 — down from 20.9 million the year before and more than 36.6 million in 2015, according to the latest Mayor’s Man...
07:18, 09/20/2019

Commercial fishing vessel catches fire, sinks off Hawaiian coast A 46-foot fishing vessel which caught fire off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii sunk 2,700 feet into the ocean Wednesday morning after the fire, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
08:18, 09/20/2019

US expels Cuban diplomats ahead of UN General Assembly The US has expelled two members of Havana's mission to the UN for allegedly attempting to "conduct influence operations." Others have been restricted from leaving Manhattan. Cuba called the expulsions "unjustified."...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Apple introduces real-time lyrics to Music With the release of iOS13, Apple's added a fun new feature to Music: time-synced lyrics. The updated lyrics experience presents real-time synced song words that animate along with the music as they're being sung, rapped or spoken, no matter how mumbl......
09:53, 09/20/2019

Iowa: progressives to the fore as Sanders and Warren attend 'people's forum' Event bids to push progressive issues further into 2020 raceSanders, Warren, Buttigieg and Castro to appear but not BidenA collective of grassroots organizers in Iowa will hold their first “people’s forum” on Saturday, hosting prominent Democratic presidential candidates, including Elizabeth Warren ...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Between Two Ferns: The Movie review – ramshackle cameo comedy Zach Galifianakis’s abrasive celebrity talkshow gets transformed into a featherweight, intermittently funny, full-length feature for NetflixThere are saving graces scattered throughout Zach Galifianakis’s featherweight extension of his amateur talkshow Between Two Ferns, a ramshackle full-length exc...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls One of the most mysterious relatives in the human family has stepped out of the shadows after scientists used ancient DNA from a fossilised finger to reconstruct their appearance.The unprecedented f...
10:51, 09/20/2019

| Iran's Khamenei approved Saudi strike - report Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reports, citing an unnamed US official....
10:51, 09/20/2019

| Russian prosecutors call to drop prison term for actor over protests Russian prosecutors asked a court to drop a prison sentence for actor Pavel Ustinov whose jailing has prompted protests and a star-studded solidarity campaign following opposition demonstrations....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Rugby World Cup points 2019: The top try scorers from this year's RWC While winning the Webb Ellis trophy is the ultimate goal for all 20 teams competing at the Rugby World Cup, some of the planet's top finishers will also be looking to outdo each other by finishing first in the list of try scorers....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Dimitar Berbatov retires: Former Man Utd and Tottenham star hangs up his boots Dimitar Berbatov has confirmed his retirement from professional football, with the former Manchester United and Tottenham striker drawing the curtain down on a a 20-year career....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Cuban 'sonic weapon' sickness caused by pesticides? A strange illness affecting Canadian and US diplomats in Havana may have been caused by exposure to pesticides, a study has said. US authorities had suspected the use of a secret sonic weapon....
11:34, 09/20/2019

Why Florida's new QB hasn't started since he was a high school freshman New Gators quarterback Kyle Trask never considered the transfer portal despite delays and setbacks. He was persistent in high school, too, even though he didn't start....
12:00, 09/20/2019

Florida utility to install 1K electric car-charging stations FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Power & Light plans to install 1,000 electric-charging stations at 100 locations across the state. The utility’s announcement Wednesday says the stations would be located on major roadways, public parks, shopping malls, tourist destinations and at major employers, suc...
13:02, 09/20/2019

Toyota To Expand Sao Paulo Plant Toyota said the funding would allow the Sorocaba plant, which builds the Etios and Yaris sedan models, to produce a new vehicle model. It did not provide details on the new model....
13:02, 09/20/2019

$20K reward offered for information about missing 5-year-old Dulce Alavez NBC — Police in New Jersey are offering a $20,000 reward for information about the disappearance of a 5-year-old girl who vanished from a playground Monday afternoon. Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from City Park in Bridgeton. Authorities said a man, possibly Hispanic, led Dulce from the park ...
13:51, 09/20/2019

29 Genius Couples Halloween Costume Ideas We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:52, 09/20/2019

To pay for Trump’s wall, a hurricane-wrecked base in Puerto Rico loses funding  Pentagon diverts hundreds of millions allocated by Congress for restoration of Camp Santiago to construction of barriers on southern border under emergency authorities....
15:02, 09/20/2019

‘I couldn’t breathe’: Hong Kong protesters allege beatings and torture by city’s police An Amnesty International report offered evidence of mistreatment of people in police custody and called for an independent investigation into use of force....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Alien enthusiasts descend on Area 51 for an event that started as a joke Small Nevada towns near Area 51 could be full of people who heeded an internet joke to head out to "storm" the secret US military base and "see them aliens" conspiracy theorists claim it holds....
15:03, 09/20/2019

A Love Letter to Canned Food When used with care, ingredients like canned artichokes, pumpkin, chickpeas and coconut milk can turn the monotony of weeknight cooking into a semi-homemade form of art....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Report: Pirates' Felipe Vázquez could be deported if convicted of sex crimes Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez could be deported to his native Venezuela if convicted of sex crimes, ICE officials tell the Wall Street Journal.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Wheel of Giants: Prehistoric Rujm el-Hiri Puzzles Archaeologists Sitting in plain sight but unnoticed for centuries, Rujm el-Hiri - an unusual megalith near the Sea of Galilee - has stumped experts. An ancient monument comprised of enormous stone circles dating to the Early Bronze Age remains a mystery to this day. No one knows who created the stone rings in the ...
16:17, 09/20/2019

Should I go to my son’s wedding? His mother poisoned everyone against me This is less about what people think about you – more about being part of the joy of your son’s big day, says Annalisa BarbieriMy 30-year-old son is getting married. When his mother and I split up in a messy divorce about 20 years ago, she did everything she could to sabotage my relationships, assas...
16:51, 09/20/2019

I tried the Light Phone for a week – could I survive on just texts and calls? If you spend hours a day staring at your phone screen for social media, games and reading, a new no-frills device could help nudge you back to the real worldFor years, I have had a screensaver on my iPhone that says READ A BOOK INSTEAD. It hasn’t worked.I used my phone for an average of 4 hours and ...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Brazil police accuse Vale and TÜV SÜD of fraud before dam burst: document Brazilian federal police proposed criminal charges against Vale SA, auditor TÜV SÜD and 13 of their employees, alleging fraud in relation to a deadly dam collapse in January, according to a document seen by Reuters on Friday....
18:01, 09/20/2019

Zellweger 'emotional' about TIFF standing ovation Renee Zellweger says the Toronto International Film Festival response to her movie "Judy," in which she plays legendary actress Judy Garland, was an "overwhelming" experience. (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Second Pacific nation in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
18:34, 09/20/2019

The Red Sox are really cleaning house now The firing of Dave Dombrowski was only the first, as the Red Sox attempt to remodel their organization following a disappointing season in 2019. Ten months removed from winning a World Series, the Red Sox fired their president of baseball operations two weeks ago. Then on Thursday, Boston fired fron...
19:00, 09/20/2019

If you buy an iPhone 11, you need to buy this next Apple's iPhone 11 ships with a slow charger in the box, but it supports fast charging. So buy this cable and charger to get a 50% charge in 30 minutes....
19:51, 09/20/2019

Trump brushes off 'partisan' whistleblower reports President Donald Trump is defending himself against someone he describes as a "partisan whistleblower" whose complaint included a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader. (Sept. 20)        ...
19:51, 09/20/2019

Building bridges: International Youth Library in Munich celebrates 70 years The world's largest children's library is in Munich. The International Youth Library was founded by a Jewish writer shortly after the end of WWII as a "harbinger of peace."...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Global Climate Strike kicks off with thousands skipping school or work for demonstrations across the world The worldwide climate protest partially inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg kicked off Friday in major – and smaller – cities around the globe Friday with hundreds of thousands of students hitting the streets....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Math teacher Jason Zuffranieri climbs 'Jeopardy!' rankings. Is he the new James Holzhauer? With 15 'Jeopardy!' wins, math teacher Jason Zuffranieri has become a force to reckon with. Can he beat James Holzhauer's record?        ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel dismisses concerns over mental state as errors begin to pile up Sebastian Vettel has hit back at suggestions mental demons are to blame for the Formula One four-time world champion's slump this season ahead of Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix....
21:51, 09/20/2019

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the streets on Friday, demanding action to address climate change....
21:51, 09/20/2019

NBA board passes stricter tampering measures By unanimous vote, the NBA board of governors on Friday passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention....
22:52, 09/20/2019

Android VPN apps found serving disruptive ads A security researcher has discovered four VPN apps that serve ads while running in the background and also on the home screen of Android smartphones in the latest case of adware found on the Google Play Store.While researching suspicious Android VPN apps, Andy Michael found that Hotspot VPN, Free VP...
22:54, 09/20/2019

It's the little deeds that bring big rewards | Hannah Jane Parkinson Good turns take very little, but I truly believe the whole world would collapse without these acts of kindnessA little while ago, I was sitting in a cafe, reading, when an elderly lady approached me. “Excuse me,” she asked. “Would you be able to help me with my shopping?”I beamed. Of course I would ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Study finds hub linking movement and motivation in the brain Our everyday lives rely on planned movement through the environment to achieve goals. A new study by MIT neuroscientists at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT identifies a well-connected brain region as a crucial link between circuits guiding goal-directed movement and motivated be...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3: Updated Trade Values Chart and Rest of Season Rankings In the wake of Antonio Brown's release from the Patriots, Dave Richard's Trade Values Chart alters the outlook for his old teammates, including Tom Brady....
23:37, 09/20/2019

Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps after Cambridge Analytica investigation Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal in March 2018, Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps stemming from an investigation into its developer ecosystem....
00:00, 09/21/2019

The 5 best sales you can shop right now Apologies to your paycheck—these deals happening at Wayfair, Anthropologie, and other stores are just too good to miss.       ...
00:00, 09/21/2019

French weight-loss pill scandal set for landmark trial A landmark French trial will from next week seek to settle one of the country's biggest pharmaceutical scandals, probing whether the company behind a weight-loss drug believed to have triggered killer side-effects covered up the risks....
00:00, 09/21/2019

South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the United States, its health ministry said on Friday....
00:00, 09/21/2019