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How Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Without Oxygen for 18 Minutes

Naked mole rats can survive 18 minutes with zero oxygen and suffer no ill effects thanks to a molecular trick that lets them metabolize fructose......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 20th, 2017

Australia Wants ISPs To Protect Customers From Viruses

An anonymous reader quotes Sopho's Naked Security blog: In a column in The West Australian, Dan Tehan, Australia's cybersecurity minister, wrote: "Just as we trust banks to hold our money, just as we trust doctors with our health, in a digital age we.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Undeveloped microbiomes make infants more prone to illness

Undeveloped immune systems are not the only culprit in infants’ susceptibility. Wild rodents spread more than 35 diseases. Pet mice and rats carry much fewer, luckily, but the diseases they do spread include rat bit fever and Leptospirosis. (c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 53 min. ago

Sorry kid, access denied: Our favorite, free parental control software

The Internet can be a dangerous place, especially for your loved ones. Check out our selection of the best free parental control software for Windows and Mac OS X, so you can monitor your child and block unsavory sites. The post Sorry kid, access den.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 9 min. ago

Your next computer could be in a data center

 Most of the apps on your phone already rely on a server component to store and process your data. When you post a video on Facebook, it gets re-encoded into multiple formats on the server so that other users can stream your video in SD, HD, etc.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Advertisers Are Still Boycotting YouTube Over Offensive Videos

An anonymous reader quotes the Associated Press:The fallout from the YouTube boycott is likely to be felt through the rest of this year. Skittish advertisers have curtailed their spending until they are convinced Google can prevent their brands from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Toilet bowl lights, Tyvek watches, tiny firestarters

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Toilet bowl lights, Tyvek watche.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Tempow turns your dumb Bluetooth speakers into a connected sound system

 Meet Tempow, a French startup that can make your Bluetooth speakers more versatile. The company has been working on a new implementation of the Bluetooth protocol in order to let you play music from your phone on multiple speakers and headphone.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it

Antibiotic immunity is leading us into an age of unstoppable superbacteria, but one Oregon scientist has a plan to reverse the tide by rewriting bacterial DNA with a sophisticated new tool: PPMOs. The post Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 9 min. ago

Ask Slashdot: Could We Build A Global Wireless Mesh Network?

An anonymous reader wants to start a grassroots effort to build a self-organizing global radio mesh network where every device can communicate with every other device -- and without any central authority. There is nothing in the rules of mathematics.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 25 min. ago

The best cordless drill you can buy

In the market for a new cordless drill/driver? Here's a quick rundown of the best drills you can buy -- no matter what job you're looking to tackle The post The best cordless drill you can buy appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Amazon Sees Echo and Alexa as Its Biggest Opportunity

Without revealing specifics, Amazon executives Thursday offered the biggest clue yet that Amazon Echo products are kind of a big deal. In a conference call with analysts highlighting its first-quarter results, Amazon specifically called out its voice.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Middle East startups are growing fast, and that’s even before the flying taxis arrive

 The flight from Tehran to Dubai is about two hours, similar to the flight from New York to Chicago. The flight from Cairo to Beirut is one hour and 15 minutes. In more peaceful times, the drive from Beirut to Damascus in Syria would take you le.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Game Max Sapphire RGB Case Review

Recently we have reviewed a couple of cases from Game Max, and while they both scored very well, they were definitely aimed at users on a budget. Today, we are seeing what Game Max can offer those looking for a more luxurious case, as the S.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Own the great outdoors without incident with these 12 emergency kit musts

When venturing the great outdoors, it's smart to pack an emergency kit. While bandages and gauze are critical, there are plenty of lesser known materials and equipment to pack. Here are 12 of our favorite outdoor emergency items. The post Own the gre.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

No bones needed: ancient DNA in soil can tell if humans were around

This “game changer” opens up a new world of possibilities. Enlarge / Neanderthals and Denisovans probably enjoyed the view from Denisova cave, too. (credit: flickr user: loronet) Humans, modern and otherwise, have lived in Denisova Cave in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Meet MHL, the easiest link from your phone to your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the wired protocol and its convenient features that can take your phone or tablet up a notch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Steven Universe: Attack the Light is a perfectly portable role-player

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play. Licensed.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

 This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to crea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Turkish authorities block Wikipedia without giving reason

The online encyclopaedia is inaccessible under an official order, but no reason was given......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-descri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017