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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

Study proves dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are watching

Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice, but research from the University of Portsmouth shows that like most humans, what dogs really crave is attention. In fact, scientists at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

The BBC will use machine learning to improve programming

We’ve been hearing for decades that advancements in technology will, among other things, steal jobs from humans. That has arguably come to fruition, especially in industries with menial tasks like manufacturing. Now, we’re seeing technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

Doping doggies caught after Iditarod race

If we can’t even trust our friendly four-legged athletes to not use performance enhancing drugs, which athletes can we trust? The committee responsible for overseeing the 45th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race found multiple dogs from the same team te.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

Scientists investigate why crows are so playful

New experiments reveal a complex link between crow play and tool use. Enlarge / A New Caledonian crow uses a serrated leaf edge to pull grubs out of a hole in a log. (credit: Mark Sibley) Crows share an interesting set of behaviors with humans.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 37 min. ago

Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet?

A huge solar flare could hit Earth in the next century, and these scientists think a massive loop of conducive wire could save us from destruction. The post Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet? appeared.....»»

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

"Handful of changes" make cells into cancer [Medicine]

British scientists have worked out how many changes it takes to transform a healthy cell into a cancer. #health #medicine #cancer #research #oncology.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

Fundamental research enhances understanding of major cancer gene

Scientists have provided new insights into the role of PTEN, a major cancer gene, in controlling cell growth and behavior. PTEN is the second most commonly altered gene in human cancers, particularly prostate cancers, and this work could help to deve.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

How to Use Battery Saver Mode on Google Pixel

Add more uptime to your Google Pixel by activating the Battery Saver Mode on your device. This article will teach all the things that you need to know about the Battery Saver Mode on Google Pixel. Learn about the Battery Saver Mode; the ways of activ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

LG’s VR headset may be named UltraGear: trademark filed

Earlier this year, LG demonstrated a virtual reality headset prototype going by the codename SteamVR (and HMD) due to its intended use with Valve’s SteamVR platform. Though the public got a look at this headset, the company wasn’t ready t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Tracing cell death pathway points to drug targets for brain damage, kidney injury, asthma

Scientists are unlocking the complexities of a recently discovered cell death process that plays a key role in health and disease, and new findings link their discovery to asthma, kidney injury and brain trauma. The results are the early steps toward.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Dogs are more expressive when people are paying attention

Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice, but research from the University of Portsmouth shows that like most humans, what dogs really crave is attention. In fact, scientists at.....»»

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

Use "The Force" to mix your coffee with this self-stirring mug

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. These self-stirring Star Wars mugs are just what any dedicated Jedi needs to start their morning right. SEE ALSO: Samsung's new Star Wars robot vac.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

South Korean Tactical Ballistic Missile To Be Ready By 2018

KTSSM looks like a rapid-response threat to North Korean artillery The new weapons are intended to counter North Korean artillery bombardment of border areas, including.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News7 hr. 12 min. ago

Date Your Weapons In Hack & Slasher Boyfriend Dungeon

Weapons are handy in love and war with Boyfriend Dungeon, a game where players can date personified swords & daggers. Read Date Your Weapons In Hack & Slasher Boyfriend Dungeon on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News7 hr. 44 min. ago

International patients increasingly seek in vitro fertilization treatment in US

The use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in the US by non-US residents is growing, research shows. These 'reproductive tourists' are more likely, compared to Americans, to use egg donors and carriers and genetically screen early embryos......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 4 min. ago

Key molecular link in major cell growth pathway

A team of scientists has uncovered a surprising molecular link that connects how cells regulate growth with how they sense and make available the nutrients required for growth. The researchers' findings also implicate a new protein, SLC38A9, as a pot.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 4 min. ago

New machine learning system can automatically identify shapes of red blood cells

Using a computational approach known as deep learning, scientists have developed a new system to classify the shapes of red blood cells in a patient's blood. The findings, published in PLOS Computational Biology, could potentially help doctors monito.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 4 min. ago

Key psychiatric drug target comes into focus

One way or another, many psychiatric drugs work by binding to receptor molecules in the brain that are sensitive to the neurotransmitter dopamine, a chemical signal that is central to how our experiences shape our behavior. But because scientists sti.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 4 min. ago

One to 10 mutations are needed to drive cancer, scientists find

For the first time, scientists have provided unbiased estimates of the number of mutations needed for cancers to develop, in a study of more than 7,500 tumors across 29 cancer types. Researchers have adapted a technique from the field of evolution to.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 4 min. ago

Renewable resource: To produce vital lipoic acid, sulfur is used, then replenished

New research shows how a protein is consumed, then reconstituted, during the production of a compound required for converting energy from food into a form that can be used by our cells. The results could help scientists to understand why humans with.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 4 min. ago