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Hundreds of Meltwater Streams Found Flowing Across Antarctica

Much of the Antarctic continent is threaded with rivers, pools and streams of melting drainage water, which could mean the continent is more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 19th, 2017

I-Ride is a compact electric skateboard that fits in a backpack

With their unique aluminum bodies, I-Ride boards add greater durability and stability not found in most other boards. The unique design also features two distinct steps rather than a full body. This small change makes it easier to ride for beginners......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Xbox One and PS4 cross-platform play talks are happening, says Microsoft

Microsoft's Head of Marketing says that negotiations for play between consoles are underway. One of the advantages enjoyed by modern gaming consoles is cross-platform play — the ability for multiplayer games to intermingle players across.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Look Out Amazon: Walmart, Google Team for Voice-Activated Shopping

Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone. The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

Drone delivery service takes flight in Reykjavík

Icelandic regulators are allowing Flytrex and online marketplace AHA to use drones to deliver packages across the capital city -- but there's a catch......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

ESPN"s mobile app personalizes your live sports streams

ESPN is keeping up its recent trend of letting you watch sports your way. The TV network has updated its Android and iOS apps with a reworked Watch tab that gives you a more personalized approach to video, including live video -- if there&#.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News14 hr. 31 min. ago

Get This 45 Hour Ethical Hacking Bootcamp For $45 - Deal Alert

From the finance sector to your local utility service, organizations across industries must protect themselves from cyber attacks. Not just a PR nightmare (think of giants like Yahoo! and Uber in the news for hacked customer info), threats range f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News14 hr. 31 min. ago

You may be as friendly as your genes

Scientists have found that CD38 and CD157 genes that regulate oxytocin, the supreme human social hormone, are associated with the sociality of young individuals. They found that young adults who have higher expression of the CD38 gene as well as diff.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Blue light emitted by screens damages our sleep, study suggests

The short-wavelength blue light, emitted by the screens we watch, damages the duration, and even more so, the quality of our sleep. The study also found that watching screens that emit red light does not cause damage, and sleep after exposure to it w.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Retaining one normal BRCA gene in breast, ovarian cancers influences patient survival

Researchers found a relationship between the genetics of tumors with germline BRCA1/2 mutations and whether the tumor retains the normal copy of the BRCA1/2 gene, and risk for primary resistance to a common chemotherapy that works by destroying cance.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

When given the chance to pay less, patients choose cheaper prescription drugs

As prescription drug spending continues to rise in the United States, along with prices for new and well-established drugs, insurers, employers and patients are searching for ways to cut costs. A new study found that a policy called reference pricing.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Big and strong may not last as long, according to prof

Women are considerably less exhausted after natural, dynamic muscle exercises than men of similar age and athletic ability, new research has found......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Canadian children"s nutrition suffers during school hours

Canadian children don't eat enough vegetables, fruit and dairy products during school hours, causing them to fall short of several daily dietary recommendations on school days, a new study has found......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Parenting style reduces kids" distress in war

Researchers have found that maternal authoritativeness and warmth helps to protect against psychological distress and mental health symptoms in children exposed to war. The results suggest that combining emotional support and warmth with discipline a.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

DNA sensor system developed for specific and sensitive measurement of cancer-relevant enzyme activity

The development of DNA sensor systems is of great importance for advances in medical science. Now another piece of the puzzle for the development of personalized medicine has been found with the results of a highly sensitive monitoring of cancer-rela.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Psychotic disorders and obesity: New report shows big waistlines are to blame

A number of factors, including obesity, shorten the lifespan for those with schizophrenia by 20 years and by 10 years for those with bipolar disorder compared to the general population. In the first study to compare long-term weight gain across psych.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Antipsychotics common for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Antipsychotic medication is frequently being prescribed to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, often without a psychiatric diagnosis, a new study has found......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Smokers in clinical studies who say they"ve quit often haven"t

A new US study has found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact they have not. The findings mean that in these kinds of study it is vital to check claims of having qu.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Heart-wrenching "Overwatch" short reveals Mei"s backstory

Blizzard Entertainment revealed a new Overwatch animated short at Gamescom today, digging into the backstory of the hero Mei, who found herself stranded in an Antarctic science facility. The story is equal parts heart-wrenching and triumphant, wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 31 min. ago

Over 500 Android apps found to secretly contain spyware

Mobile security solutions provider Lookout has revealed that more than 500 Android applications, collectively downloaded over 100 million times, may have been used to spy on the users. What’s more frightening is that these applications were availab.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

Lithium in tap water seems to both raise and lower dementia risk

A study has found that high levels of lithium in drinking water is linked to a lower dementia risk – but medium levels are linked to a raised risk.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago