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Extraordinary resilience of deadly bacterium explained

Researchers have identified how the pathogenic bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa uses tension-activated membrane channels to stop itself from swelling up and bursting when it is suddenly exposed to water. The study helps explain how this bacterium --.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyApr 19th, 2017

Lifesaving smart fabric can detect and neutralize deadly nerve gas

As part of the fight against deadly chemical weapon attacks, researchers have developed a new smart fabric that is capable of not only rapidly detecting nerve gas, but also of neutralizing it. The post Lifesaving smart fabric can detect and neutraliz.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

DC"s Flashpoint Explained

We tell you everything you need to know about the story that's inspiring DC's upcoming Flash movie......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

What Major Tech Firms Are Doing To Quash Hate Groups

Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

How Facebook prioritizes privacy when you die

 Should your parents be able to read your Facebook messages if you die? Facebook explained why it won’t let them in a post in its Hard Questions series today about social networking after death. Facebook admits it doesn’t have all th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Kevin Durant will not be visiting the White House with the Warriors

Kevin Durant is the latest public figure speaking out against Donald Trump.  In an interview with ESPN's Chris Haynes, the NBA finals MVP explained his qualms with the current president, and why he wouldn't be making a stop at 1600 Pennsylvania.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Who Are the Defenders Villains? The Hand, Explained

We break down everything you need to know about the villains of The Defenders: Season 1......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Miniature Bioengineered Vessels to Study Progeria Therapies

Progeria is a rare but deadly disorder that is commonly known as an early aging disease, bringing forth conditions in children that are normally only reserved for older adults. To better study how to fight progeria, a disease that significantly affec.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Designers: Charlottesville Needs Your Help Making The City More Equal

The Virginia city is soliciting plans to redesign the downtown parks where white supremacists recently held violent rallies. Deep-rooted tensions surrounding race and American history erupted into deadly protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, over th.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Homeopathic infant teething products contain dangerous levels of deadly nightshade

Homeolab USA is a Canadian company that makes "homeopathic" remedies for kids; in a warning letter sent to the company earlier this month, the US FTC warned the company that it had discovered dangerous levels of belladonna (AKA deadly nightshade) in.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Charlottesville Fallout: Tech Companies Banishing Extremists

It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. In the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist ral.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Who, if anyone, should have the power to silence voices on the internet?

The weekend’s deadly clashes in the US have reopened the debate over freedom of speech on the web, and who gets to police it. It’s been terribly sad watching the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, unfold over the weekend and into thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Report From the Extraordinary General Meeting in Haldex

STOCKHOLM, Aug 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Haldex held an Extraordinary General Meeting on August 17 in Stockholm, Sweden. The general meeting resolved in accordance with the proposal by Knorr-Bremse, which in its entirety has been included in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

FDA slams more homeopaths for playing fast and loose with toxic chemicals

Homeolab failed FDA inspection and sold “adulterated” infant products, agency said. Enlarge / Contains belladonna, aka deadly nightshade. (credit: Homeolab) The Food and Drug Administration sent a sharp letter this month to a Canadian-bas.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Deadly Drug-Resistant Fungus Sparks Outbreaks In UK

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: More than 200 patients in more than 55 UK hospitals were discovered by healthcare workers to be infected or colonized by the multi-drug resistant fungus Candida auris, a globally emerging yeast p.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

All the people (and things) Trump actually thinks are racist

President Donald Trump has had an especially hard time convincing Americans he's not racist this week. What with blaming "many sides" and the "alt-left" after this weekend's deadly violence in Charlottesville — despite white supremacists and ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

How a total solar eclipse happens, explained with augmented reality

How a total solar eclipse happens, explained with augmented reality.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

How a total solar eclipse happens, explained with the help of augmented reality

How a total solar eclipse happens, explained with the help of augmented reality.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

A crowdsourced Google Doc is listing Confederate monuments all over the U.S. in hopes of bringing them down

After a chaotic week of tiki torch-carrying white supremacists marching on the University of Virginia's campus, deadly violence at the neo-Nazi "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, and controversial remarks by President Trump, Americans are le.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

Deadly drug-resistant fungus sparks outbreaks in UK—and it’s stalking US

It’s unusually good at lurking in hospitals, resisting drugs, and killing vulnerable patients. Enlarge / A strain of Candida auris cultured in a petri dish at the CDC. (credit: CDC) More than 200 patients in more than 55 UK hospitals were di.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

How tech can stand up to racism and bigotry

The tech industry has serious issues with bias and sexism — this is not news. Our progress toward equality is slow and imperfect. But as the news cycle pivots from the Google Manifesto to the deadly actions of white supremacists in Charlottesvi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017