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Arya"s new Valyrian steel dagger is even more interesting than we thought

Fair warning: This post contains spoilers for all of Game of Thrones books and episodes. It's excellent advice for lawyers and omniscient stoners in fantasy series: Don't ask a question you don't already know the answer to.  Arya Stark was hande.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableAug 12th, 2017

Matchmaking with consequences: When cells become cancerous

Myc proteins play an important role when cells become cancerous. Researchers have studied just how they do this. They might thus open up ways to develop new therapies......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 min. ago

Corticosteroids aid healing -- if the timing is right

A corticosteroid can improve the healing of damaged tendons, but it must be given at the right time, according to a new study from Sweden. In rats, the tendon became twice as strong......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 min. ago

Single cell level sorting technology uses sound waves

Researchers have developed a highly accurate single cell sorting technology using focused sound waves. This new technology enables rapid and accurate isolation of single cells from complex biological samples, which will facilitate the broad applicati.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 min. ago

New findings explain how UV rays trigger skin cancer

Melanoma, a cancer of skin pigment cells called melanocytes, will strike an estimated 87,110 people in the US in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A fraction of those melanomas come from pre-existing moles, but the ma.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 min. ago

Scientists Zero In on a New Target for Obesity

A compound that helps rodents and monkeys slim down could offer a promising approach for human therapies -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News5 min. ago

Looking for a new device? These smartphone deals can save you up to $930

The beginning of fall is a great time of year to get a new smartphone. We've rounded up a handful of the best smartphone deals available right now that can save you as much as $930. The post Looking for a new device? These smartphone deals can save y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 min. ago

GM Will Test Autonomous Cars in New York City Traffic

Earlier this month, we reported that General Motors believes testing its autonomous technology on the crowded streets of San Francisco gives it an advantage over other companies that choose to test in the quiet suburbs. If that’s true, then GM.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News13 min. ago

I Flew 1,750 Miles to Catch a Pokemon

Pokemon Go still has a massive player base, but catching ‘em all is about all we can do while we wait for new content. This week, I traveled 1,750 miles to catch a Pokemon in Pokemon Go. With a near-complete Pokedex, on Monday I flew to Austi.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News13 min. ago

Want to know how to increase your LSAT score? This online course could help.

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Taking the LSAT can be stressful. LSAT prep is even more stressful. But the best way to prepare for the LSAT exam is to practice. SEE ALSO: This me.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 min. ago

Apple"s new, improved self-driving car rig reportedly spotted in the wild

Apple's secretive automotive project has flown under the radar over the past several months after news leaked that the company was granted permission to test a self-driving car platform and entered the race to develop autonomous cars — but that.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 min. ago

This app will help you speak up—or shut up—during meetings

When men and women collaborate to solve a problem—say, in a meeting—women speak at least 25 percent less than men do.  That's why a team at BBC's 100 Women Challenge developed an app called All.ai to help women boost themselves at wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 min. ago

Piccadilly facial detection tech "intrusive"

Facial detection technology in the new Piccadilly Circus lights is "incredibly intrusive", according to privacy campaigners......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News21 min. ago

Microsoft"s Top Execs Receive Bump in 2017 Pay

Microsoft's top executives received a tidy pay bump for the fiscal year, largely due to the company's strong financial performance. CEO Satya Nadella [pictured here] brought home a little more than $20 million in the 2017 fiscal year that ended June.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News21 min. ago

MakerBot attempts to embrace the open-source community with its new Labs platform

 The topic of open source has been a touchy one for MakerBot over the past decade. The one-time 3D-printing darling was the subject of some serious smack talk when it stopped disclosing machine design in 2012. MakerBot Labs doesn’t mark a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 min. ago

Al Franken Auditions for Senate Climate Lead, Millions Watch

Franken’s approach to climate advocacy relies on wry sarcasm and a precise mastery of scientific facts -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News33 min. ago

Activision’s latest in-game money-maker trick uncovered

It isn’t exactly a secret that game publishers have gone a little crazy for microtransactions. As the current console generation marches on, more and more microtransactions are appearing in triple-A games, usually in the form of loot boxes. It.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News33 min. ago

An update from the War on Rats

I cut back the vegetation around my home, as it had grown up too high over the wild rainy season and hot summer. Rats had taken over the brush and ivy. My landscaping left them nowhere to go. Nowhere but my woodshed... (more…) I cut back the.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News33 min. ago

Here is Apple"s self-driving car prototype

Here are new images of Apple's self-driving car technology (Project Titan) mounted on a Lexus RX350. That gear on the top is a rack of six LIDAR sensors that use lasers to collect spatial data about the vehicle's surroundings. Going to need more t.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News33 min. ago

Mobile ad technique allows stalkers to follow you around a city for less than $1000

This month, University of Washington researchers will present Exploring ADINT: Using Ad Targeting for Surveillance on a Budget — or — How Alice Can Buy Ads to Track Bob at the Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society in Dallas; the paper de.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News33 min. ago

Smalltown America finds ecstasy at Dollar General

I love dollar stores, and so does rural America. Dollar General, in particular, is cleaning up in the towns so out of the way even Wal-Mart can't make business there. The Decatur store is one of 1,000 Dollar Generals opening this year as part of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News33 min. ago