Scientists use lasers to detect weapons-grade uranium from miles away

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan has turned a technique used by the Mars rover toward chemical weapons, using lasers to detect weapons-grade uranium at a distance. The post Scientists use lasers to detect weapons-grade uranium fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 11th, 2017

Sapphire Radeon RX 570 Pulse 4 GB

Pulse is a new graphics card series by Sapphire, which does away with some rarely needed features, in order to achieve better pricing. The Radeon RX 570 Pulse that we review today is only $10 more expensive than the RX 570 base price and st.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Facebook Pledges To Crack Down on Government-led Misinformation Campaigns

Facebook is pressing its enforcement against what it calls "information operations" -- bad actors who use the platform to spread fake news and false propaganda. From a report: The company, which published a report on the subject today, defines these.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Battlefield 1 Spring Update Adds Platoons, Weapons, More

Platoons, more ribbons system, and a new feature to make Medics' jobs easier arrive in Battlefield 1. The Spring Update for Battlefield 1 is now live, bringing with it Platoons, server administration features, and four new weapon variants, amon.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Cloop Magnetic Keepers prevent cables from becoming clutter

We love our gadgets and gizmos, but we can’t use them without charging up the battery every now and again. Since a full charge only lasts for a few hours, we’re normally stuck carrying a bunch of cables around. This on its own is no issue.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems

The overall equation is pretty simple: If you want to understand network traffic, you really should install Wireshark. And, if you really want to use Wireshark effectively, you should consider this book. Already in its third edition, Practical Pac.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

People Are Already Opening Accounts to Save for Space

In the halcyon days of yore, people put away money with the hopes of retiring somewhere warm, where they could argue about chicken salad with other curmudgeons until they expired. But very soon, the new retirement hotspot might be on Mars. While bil.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 18 min. ago

Apple may use Wi-Fi routers for wireless charging, according to patent filing

Apple has been rumored to be experimenting with wireless charging and a filed patent shows that it could end up using Wi-Fi routers to beam energy to surrounding iPhones and other devices. The post Apple may use Wi-Fi routers for wireless charging, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Photos: Looking for Extinct Humans in Ancient Cave Mud

Scientists have discovered DNA from extinct human lineages in caves devoid of skeletal remains. Here's a look at the archaeological sites and the sample collection......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Apple considering Venmo-like feature to make you more likely to use Apple Pay

There are already a zillion ways to send money to people: banks, Venmo, Square Cash, Google, and even social networks like Facebook and Snapchat have gotten in on the act. But Apple is reportedly looking to build a money transfer feature into Appl.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

Review: WTFast Gaming VPN

WTFast claims to help lower your ping if you game on servers located far away. We put those claims to the test. Whether you are looking to protect your privacy or or want play games that are restricted where you live, a Virtual Private Network.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Tech Tip: Let Your Fingers Do the Walking (Back)

If you’re tired of fumbling with the mouse to click the Back button on your browser to revisit the previous page, use a keyboard shortcut instead......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 54 min. ago

Using rooster testes to learn how the body fights viruses

Our bodies are constantly under siege by foreign invaders; viruses, bacteria and parasites that want to infiltrate our cells. Using rooster testes, scientists shed light on how germ cells -- sperm and egg -- protect themselves from viruses so that th.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Synthetic material replicates photosynthesis to generate energy, clean air

Scientists have discovered a method for triggering artificial photosynthesis using a synthetic material -- opening up a new way to generate energy and convert greenhouse gases into clean air. The post Synthetic material replicates photosynthesis to g.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

Vickers AV Now Authorized to Sell Clarion"s Extensive Line of Marine-Grade Source Units, Amps, Speakers and Accessories

MARIETTA, Ga., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vickers AV, a premiere distributor of high-end automotive, marine and home AV equipment, today announced that it has been authorized by Clarion Corporation of America, a leader in consumer and commercial.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

Maternal marijuana use linked to low birth weight

Researchers found that women who used marijuana while pregnant were almost three times more likely to have an infant with low birth weight. It is the first large-scale study in Canada to show this association between maternal marijuana use and low bi.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

Spatial epidemiology used to identify 3 key hepatitis C hotspots in Massachusetts

Public health researchers conducted a spatial epidemiology study to identify hotspot clusters of hepatitis C infections in Massachusetts. The information may help to make the best use of funding for education, prevention, testing, and treatment......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

Navdy’s new Glympse integration lets you share a live ETA from the road

 If you’ve ever been driving and wanted to let someone know when to expect you, there’s likely been some kind of compromise involved where you broke a few rules and texted while en route. Aftermarket HUD maker Navdy is giving its use.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

What Lethal Injection Drugs Actually Do

The drugs used in lethal injections were not designed to kill people, and they are on the market today because of their use in medicine. Pharma companies don’t allow them to be used for executions, but Arkansas got their hands on some anyway. Here.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

Next-generation Xeons to come in “Gold” and “Platinum” versions

New naming scheme appears to be even less clear than the old one. Intel Skylake die shot. (credit: Intel) While Intel's desktop and laptop processors are using the latest generation Kaby Lake core, the multisocket high-end Xeon processors, use.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

How to 3D Print Glass | Video

Scientists are now able to use 3D printers to create glass sculptures. This technique could one day be used to manufacture lenses for smartphone cameras and other glass components......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago