Tardigrades turn into glass to survive complete dehydration

Water bears make unique jelly proteins that form a glass-like cocoon to protect them from drought. The find could one day help make drought resistant crops.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistMar 16th, 2017

The Best Time To Invest In Something Is …

At 18 minutes into this awesome talk that Fred Wilson did at MIT a few weeks ago, he finishes the statement “The best time to invest in something is ...” “… when nobody wants to invest in it but you.” He adds “And.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated News10 min. ago

Nanoparticles can travel from lungs to blood, possibly explaining risks to heart

Tiny particles in air pollution have been associated with cardiovascular disease, which can lead to premature death. But how particles inhaled into the lungs can affect blood vessels and the heart has remained a mystery. Now, scientists have found ev.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Scientists using high tech microscope find clues to an autoimmune disease

Using a unique microscope capable of illuminating living cell structures in great detail, researchers have found clues into how a destructive autoimmune disease works, setting the stage for more discoveries in the future......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

Vital role for mitochondrial calcium exchange in heart function

Scientists have long thought that calcium transport into mitochondria is a key signal linking cardiac workload, or how hard the heart pumps, with energy production. Now, in a major breakthrough, researchers show that the exit of calcium from mitochon.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 min. ago

For Just One Night, Tokyo Tower Will Be “Crystal Tokyo Tower” For Final Fantasy’s 30th

Square Enix is celebrating the Final Fantasy series’ 30th anniversary in many ways this year, and one of the more unique events will turn the iconic Tokyo landmark into “Crystal Tokyo Tower” for just one night. Read For Just One Night, Tokyo To.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News18 min. ago

Seabed images show the scars icebergs carve into polar sea floor

A new atlas shows scars gouged into polar sea floors by glaciers and icebergs in unprecedented detail, which could help our understanding of how they behave.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News18 min. ago

Melting moons could support liveable atmospheres for aeons

If a migrating exoplanet dragged a Europa-like moon closer to its host star, the moon’s icy shell could melt into liquid oceans and breathable air.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News18 min. ago

Wild bears do the twist to communicate through smelly footprints

Brown bears in the mountains of Europe twist their feet into the ground to leave behind a host of scent information for other bears to sniff at.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News18 min. ago

Seagate Launches Drone-Friendly DJI Fly Drive

Seagate and DJI have partnered to create a drone-friendly hard drive. The well-named Fly Drive bakes in a microSD slot so you don't need to worry about carrying a reader into the field. The post Seagate Launches Drone-Friendly DJI Fly Drive appeared.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News18 min. ago

Watch Elizabeth Shaw Return in a Short Film Linking Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

What happened after Prometheus? How does that lead into Alien: Covenant? We won’t know for sure until the new film opens on May 19 but a new short film gives us a pretty good idea.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News18 min. ago

Everything you need to know about Waymo’s self-driving car project

Waymo, an autonomous vehicle pioneering firm, has been making plenty of headlines lately. Owned by Google parent company Alphabet, Waymo is heavily invested into self-driving car research. Here's everything you need to know. The post Everything you n.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 min. ago

Climate change is turning dehydration into a deadly disease

Climate change makes a new chronic kidney disease worse, "and it will grow and grow.” Enlarge (credit: Brett Gundlock) A mysterious kidney disease is striking down labourers across the world and climate change is making it worse. For Mosaic,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News38 min. ago

Adorable cat does trust falls right into our hearts

We've seen dogs do trust falls. Now even cats are doing it. That's right. Even an animal that instinctively does not trust humans, will never trust humans (even though we feed them, shelter them, play with them, and attempt to pet them) is doing.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Samsung DeX: The Galaxy S8 desktop dock really works

Can you survive business travel with just a Galaxy S8+ smartphone and DeX dock? Seven days of dedicated productivity testing says yes......»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

NXP Reference Design Integrates Alexa Voice Control Into Appliances

NXP Reference Design Integrates Alexa Voice Control Into Appliances.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

"Danger Zone" turns the best part of "Burnout" into a full game

It's been nine long years since we had a proper Burnout game. But when Paradise launched back in 2008 it didn't come with the franchise's trademark Crash Mode, the arcadey feature that tasked players with hurtling themselves t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Western Digital crammed 12TB of storage into a helium-filled hard drive

Western Digital is shipping a new hard drive for the enterprise market based on its helium-filled technology. It has a 12TB storage capacity spanning across eight thin magnetic discs spinning inside a 3.5-inch hard drive enclosure. The post Western D.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Wrestling: Bray Wyatt Should Be RAW"s Top Good Guy

Plus, Breezango wins big, Braun Strowman gets "dumped" by Kalisto, Charlotte helps SmackDown's women's division, and more. We're a week deep into the SuperStar Shakeup and it looks like the ointment is taking effect. There's a tingling happenin.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Reddit is stripping away some of its personality

Reddit's default design is a throwback to simpler times on the internet. However, moderators on the site's numerous subreddits put a bunch of work into making sure their communities stand out from each other by employing CSS (casca.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Adidas Creates Trainers Made From Plastic Ocean Debris in Bid To End Pollution

Adidas is building on its previous commitment to turn plastic pollution into high-performance products. Next month, the German sportswear will begin selling three new editions of its popular UltraBoost shoe, all made from plastic debris found in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago