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Why Noah's ark won't work
A Noah's Ark strategy will fail. In the roughest sense, that's the conclusion of a first-of-its-kind study that illuminates which marine species may have the ability to…
Jun 11, 2019 23:19 UTC Science Read More

AMD launches Navi as the $449 Radeon RX 5700 XT
AMD took the stage at E3 to announce its "Navi" family of GPUs. The company's new graphics cards are officially the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and Radeon RX…
Jun 11, 2019 23:18 UTC Technology Read More

Facebook wants to give you money for your data
Facebook launched its Study from Facebook app to collect data from participants. They'll be compensated for the data, but there are plenty of questions.
Jun 11, 2019 22:36 UTC Technology Read More

Obsidian's The Outer Worlds feels even more like Fallout: New Vegas than I expected
We got a deeper glimpse of Obsidian's The Outer Worlds at E3 2019, and the sci-fi RPG definitely draws on the studio's Fallout: New Vegas experience.
Jun 11, 2019 22:18 UTC Technology Read More

It's Been Exactly One Year Since Opportunity Sent This Final Message Home on its 5,111th Martian Day
Opportunity struggled against a global Martian dust storm to send its final image home The result is kind of sad, and hopeful.
Jun 11, 2019 22:08 UTC Science Read More

Helicopter crashes won't stop Uber's dream of flying cars
Washington, DC (CNN Business) Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday…
Jun 11, 2019 21:49 UTC Business Read More

LGBTQ+ Youth Prefer to Seek Mental Health Help Digitally
The kids are not all right. Almost 40 percent of young people between the ages of 13 and 24 who identify as LGBTQ+ have seriously considered suicide in the last year. That number is even higher for transgender and gender-nonbinary youth, 54 percent of whom have seriously considered suicide in that same timeframe, and 29 percent of whom have attempted it. That's according to a new groundbreaking report from the LGBTQ+ advocacy nonprofit The Trevor Project, which polled more than 34,000 young people in 2018 to compile the largest ever survey on LGBTQ+ youth mental health in America. PrideBeyo...
Jun 11, 2019 21:41 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Women caught in a pickle by their own immune systems
Women get autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis eight times more than men do. On the other hand, women have a…
Jun 11, 2019 21:05 UTC Health Read More

An unnatural way to make natural products
From medicine to fragrances, nature provides many of the key chemical compounds needed in an endless number of pharmaceuticals and consumer products.
Jun 11, 2019 20:21 UTC Science Read More

Engineers design nanostructured diamond metalens for compact quantum technologies
At the chemical level, diamonds are no more than carbon atoms aligned in a precise, three-dimensional (3-D) crystal lattice. However, even a seemingly flawless…
Jun 11, 2019 20:19 UTC Science Read More

Super Mario Maker 2 getting online multiplayer with friends post-launch
At E3 2019, Nintendo confirms that it's adding online multiplayer with friends to Super Mario Maker 2 in a post-released update to the Nintendo Switch game.
Jun 11, 2019 20:01 UTC Technology Read More

Paul Corso, cardiac surgeon who performed high-risk procedure, dies at 74
He was known for using a procedure called “deep hypothermia” to conduct surgery while a patient's brain, heart and lungs were temporarily out of *service*.
Jun 11, 2019 19:44 UTC Health Read More

More evidence that no best diet exists: A study of 1,100 people shows how everyone responds differently to common foods
A new study followed 1,100 people for two weeks in the US and the UK, and found that no two people's bodies responded exactly the same way to common…
Jun 11, 2019 19:21 UTC Health Read More

‘Borderlands 3’s’ Flak Will Be Voiced by SungWon Cho
Flak's voice actor for “Borderlands 3” has been announced, and it's someone you might recognize, as revealed during the E3 Coliseum chat for the game which…
Jun 11, 2019 18:59 UTC Technology Read More

iCloud for Windows now available through the Microsoft Store with iCloud Drive updates, more
Apple and Microsoft today announced the availability of a new iCloud for Windows application. The new iCloud app is available in the Microsoft Store.
Jun 11, 2019 18:51 UTC Technology Read More

Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes
CHICAGO: Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in people at…
Jun 11, 2019 18:47 UTC Health Read More

Diabetes Treatment: How Novo Nordisk Is Taking On Other Pharmaceutical Companies
Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk said Tuesday its experimental diabetes treatment proved safe in patients with heart disease.
Jun 11, 2019 18:45 UTC Health Read More

Keanu Reeves Was ‘Blown Away’ By Fan Reaction to E3 Appearance
Keanu Reeves clearly didn't know what he was getting himself into.
Jun 11, 2019 18:29 UTC Technology Read More

A rare but deadly tick-borne disease has appeared in N.J. Here's what you need to know.
The recent death of an elderly North Jersey man who had contracted Powassan virus after a tick bite has stirred public concern over the rare, incurable and…
Jun 11, 2019 18:28 UTC Health Read More

WordPress Is Borked So Enjoy This Glorious Plant That's Taking Over the Internet
The internet is full of sites, and a crap ton of them are run by WordPress. But around 1:05 pm today, something went sideways for sites hosted on the Wordpress…
Jun 11, 2019 18:20 UTC Technology Read More

Here's Why Oil Stocks Are Priced For Armageddon
There is a paradigm shift away from fossil fuels that is accelerating quicker than 99% of analysts, investors, and the public thought. The fossil fuel divestmen.
Jun 11, 2019 18:11 UTC Business Read More

Uber CEO's options repricing The Information
Speaking at the Economic Club of Washington, Uber (UBER -0.4%) CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says, “The timing of our IPO was very much aligned with our…
Jun 11, 2019 18:03 UTC Business Read More

FedEx leaving Amazon turns up the pressure for one-day delivery
Amazon is increasingly flying your deliveries across the country. But observers say it's not smooth sailing for its in-house cargo airline.
Jun 11, 2019 18:00 UTC Business Read More

Stop pressing the snooze button – it’s what’s making you tired
To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don't prefer it. Most of us use the snooze function on our alarm clocks at some point in our lives.
Jun 11, 2019 17:59 UTC Health Read More

A Closer Look At Cadence of Hyrule
Cadence of Hyrule, which will be available on June 13 for Switch, is a crossover of The Legend of Zelda and the hit indie game Crypt of the NecroDancer.
Jun 11, 2019 17:59 UTC Technology Read More

Starshade Would Take Formation Flying to Extremes
To hunt for exoplanets, the flowerlike shade would need to stay aligned with a space telescope over vast distances. Recent work demonstrates how that's…
Jun 11, 2019 17:50 UTC Science Read More

$1.6 Billion Pipeline Proposed For North Dakota Crude Oil
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two companies are proposing a $1.6 billion pipeline to move North Dakota crude oil, making it the biggest such project in the state…
Jun 11, 2019 17:38 UTC Business Read More

2 cases of tick-borne Powassan virus confirmed in northern New Jersey
Two cases of a rare tick-borne disease, Powassan virus, were confirmed Saturday by the Sussex County Division of Health in northern New Jersey.
Jun 11, 2019 17:00 UTC Health Read More

Tube anemone has the largest animal mitochondrial genome ever sequenced
The tube anemone Isarachnanthus nocturnus is only 15 cm long but has the largest mitochondrial genome of any animal sequenced to date, with 80923 base…
Jun 11, 2019 16:55 UTC Science Read More

Tracking major sources of energy loss in compact fusion facilities
A key obstacle to controlling on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars is leakage of energy and particles from plasma, the hot, charged state of matter…
Jun 11, 2019 16:48 UTC Science Read More

'Pose', 'Yellowstone' and 8 June TV Premieres We Can't Wait to Watch
The summer TV season is officially underway, with many new and returning shows starting new stories on the horizon.As broadcast television shows take their…
Jun 11, 2019 16:24 UTC Technology Read More

Drug to treat malaria could mitigate hereditary hearing loss
The ability to hear depends on proteins to reach the outer membrane of sensory cells in the inner ear. But in certain types of hereditary hearing loss, mutations in…
Jun 11, 2019 16:17 UTC Health Read More

ADA: J&J's struggling Invokana slashes heart, kidney risks in latest trial win
Johnson & Johnson and its fellow SGLT2 drugmakers are all working to show benefits for patients with kidney disease. But in that population, J&J is touting data…
Jun 11, 2019 16:06 UTC Health Read More

'Lazy Keto' Is the Low-Carb Diet Anyone Can Follow
How to lose weight with a no-hassle version of the Keto plan.
Jun 11, 2019 15:39 UTC Health Read More

Saturn's moon Mimas, a snowplough in the planet's rings
The Solar System's second largest planet both in mass and size, Saturn is best known for its rings. These are divided by a wide band, the Cassini Division,…
Jun 11, 2019 15:14 UTC Science Read More

Researchers have developed a vaccine to possibly prevent Alzheimer's Disease
Researchers at the University of New Mexico tell KRQE they may have found a way to prevent it.
Jun 11, 2019 15:07 UTC Health Read More

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