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Scientists Turn Skin Into A TouchPad

From buttons to a touchscreen, user interaction has come a long way. And it seems the input method is soon going to take a major leap. The scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have figured out a way to turn your skin into a sort of a touchpad. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeMar 18th, 2017

Surprising culprit in nerve cell damage identified

Scientists have implicated a specific molecule in the self-destruction of axons, the wiring of the nervous system. Understanding just how that damage occurs may help researchers find a way to halt it......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Gchat Is Dead, You"ll Have to Hangout in the Future

As part of Google’s ever-confusing plethora of apps, Gchat was a service that managed to take hold because of its convenience and the fact that it was built into Gmail. Now, the service is scheduled to hit the chopping block. But don’t panic.Read.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Stack Overflow Reveals Results From "Largest Developer Survey Ever Conducted"

More than 64,000 developers from 213 countries participated in this year's annual survey by Stack Overflow -- the largest number ever -- giving a glimpse into the collective psyche of programmers around the world. An anonymous reader quotes their ann.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

In Photos: Beautiful Butterflies of the American Deserts

By mid-February in the three great hot and dry deserts of the American West, wildflowers turn stark desert landscapes into a sea of color......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Uber"s self-driving cars get into another crash

A self-driving Uber car has been involved in an accident in Arizona, though details of what happened are still thin on the ground. One day in the not-too-distant future, self-driving car crashes won't be particularly newsworthy, but while.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

This is how OneDrive works in Windows 10

In Windows 10, OneDrive is turning into a central sync and storage hub that offers robust compatibility across apps, devices, and platforms. Here's how to make the most of the feature on your Windows-based machine. The post This is how OneDrive works.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 5 min. ago

Quick Look: Comparing Vulkan & DX12 API Overhead on 3DMark

Earlier this week the crew over at Futuremark released a major update to their API Overhead testing tool, which is built into the larger 3DMark testing suite. The API Overhead tool, first rolled out in 2015, is a relatively straightforward test that.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News6 hr. 21 min. ago

MIT scientists built a 3D-printed robot ‘skin’ that changes color with stimuli

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created an insect-inspired, 3D-printed robot “skin” capable of changing color in response to the physical stimuli that it receives. The post MIT scientists built a 3D-printed robot ‘.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 41 min. ago

Scientists Name 11 New Cloud Types

The increased use of technology capable of photographing and sharing images has prompted the World Meteorological Organization to add 11 new cloud classifications to their International Cloud Atlas. "A far cry from simple white puffs, these 11 new cl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 13 min. ago

US and UK laptop bans on some Middle East flights come into effect

The US and UK bans affect direct flights from some Middle East airports......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

Uber CEO linked to escort bar visit that resulted in an HR complaint

In case you were counting, it has been more than a month since Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced an investigation into claims of sexual harassment and discrimination within his company. Tonight The Information reports that in 2014, Kalanick.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News12 hr. 21 min. ago

Movado"s Android Wear device looks like its regular watches

Movado has revealed its first Android Wear watch at Baselworld 2017, a few weeks after it announced its first solo foray into smartwatches. The American watchmaker calls its creation Movado Connect, a timepiece with edge-to-edge, always-on d.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News16 hr. 12 min. ago

Netflix Gets Serious About Its Anti-Piracy Efforts

Since Netflix's priorities are shifting more to the production of original content, piracy is also turning into a more serious problem. The company wasn't very concerned about copyright infringement in the past, but today it has its own "Global Copyr.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Wolverine, Hulk and Jean Grey to Return for Generations But Marvel Won"t Say How

Marvel's event comic Generations will put dead heroes like Wolverine, Jean Grey and Hulk back into play, but for how long? Marvel fans pining for the return of iconic characters like Wolverine, Jean Grey and Bruce Banner are about to get their.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Zelda Fans Uncover Hidden Message in Breath of the Wild"s First Shrines

Hiding in plain sight, Reddit uncovers a cool new secret. If you're already 100 hours into the vast wonderland that is Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you've no doubt seen more than a few instances of something amazing or delightful. Yet even in the.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Facts About Newts

Newts are small semi-aquatic amphibians that possess some interesting characteristics. For example, their skin is toxic and they can regenerate amputated limbs. "Astronewts" have also flown in space......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Amazon Shows Its Age: Scientists Say River No Younger Than 9 Million

Understanding the river's origins will give scientists more information about a consequential body of water......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Windows 10 Creators Update will see a far more secure Edge browser

Following Pwn2Own failure, Microsoft wants to turn Edge around with bolstered sandbox security. Following a rather high-profile failure for Windows 10’s Edge browser at Pwn2Own which we reported on earlier this week, Microsoft has come b.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Tired of big companies using your data for profit? Use yours for good

A new startup wants to help you transform the simple, everyday task of shopping online into social good. Data Does Good, a company founded by two students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, lets you donate your Amazon.com shopping history a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Melissa McCarthy reveals how her perfect Sean Spicer impression came into being

Melissa McCarthy's impression of Sean Spicer has earned her a lot of praise since it's SNL debut in Feb.  It was an unconventional choice that ending up hitting all the right notes, in part because of how naturally it seemed to fit her.  SE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago