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Use of biofuel could reduce aviation-related emissions

But burning biofuel still gives off a lot of soot particles. (credit: Bill Abbott) Emissions from aviation often result in jet trails, a specific type of cloud formation. These clouds can influence climate through alteration of water vapor and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Pokemon GO Halloween just got REAL (Gen 3 real)

This morning the latest build of Pokemon GO for Android revealed a collection of changes just before Halloween. This set of changes falls in the category of “oh my goodness this could mean something big” – with regard to the third f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News23 min. ago

Polestar and Volvo will upend modern car ownership

Polestar 1 may be the first exciting hybrid sports car from Volvo and Geely’s EV-obsessed spin-off, but it’s the prospect of shaking up the auto ownership experience that could really change the marketplace. Unveiled in China earlier this.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News23 min. ago

Here is Apple"s self-driving car prototype

Here are new images of Apple's self-driving car technology (Project Titan) mounted on a Lexus RX350. That gear on the top is a rack of six LIDAR sensors that use lasers to collect spatial data about the vehicle's surroundings. Going to need more t.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News23 min. ago

GE And Teradata Partner For Stronger Aviation Ops Service

GE Aviation and data warehousing and analytics provider Teradata on Oct. 17 announced a strategic partnership targeting airlines. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News47 min. ago

YouTube star Casey Neistat attacks video site"s leaders

Award-winning vlogger Casey Neistat claims video creators could leave the service en masse......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News47 min. ago

Syndaver: A $95K animatronic cadaver that"s replacing med-school corpses

The Syndaver is a super-realistic robotic human corpse simulator with replaceable viscera that med students can dissect again and again, freeing them to use the donated bodies of people who willed their remains to science for med school pranks, lik.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News55 min. ago

Solar Wind at Martian Moon Could Impact Future Missions

Solar Wind at Martian Moon Could Impact Future Missions.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Bento Stack is the Japanese lunchbox of Apple dongle holders

The Bento Stack was announced today by Function 101 in an effort to easily contain the many Apple cords, dongles, and accessories some users use. This includes holding the Apple Pencil, the MacBook Pro power cord, the AirPods, and etcetera. Much like.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Viral video of man being dragged from United flight gets officers fired

"Our cell phones are the best deterrent to ensure mistreatment becomes a rarity." Two aviation security officers involved in the April incident in which a 69-year-old doctor was violently removed from a United Airlines flight have been f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Two of the Chicago airport cops who beat up Dr David Dao got fired for lying about it (but not for the beating)

Two of the four Chicago Department of Aviation Security officers who beat United Airlines passenger Dr David Dao until he was unconscious, concussing him, breaking his nose and then dragging him off the plane, have been fired -- but not for administ.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Viral video of man being dragged from United flight get officers fired

"Our cell phones are the best deterrent to ensure mistreatment becomes a rarity." Two aviation security officers involved in the April incident in which a 69-year-old doctor was violently removed from a United Airlines flight have been f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Apple’s self-driving tech appears to be one fully-contained unit

Like so many companies, Apple has been working on its own version of self-driving technology. Last year, we learned that the company had moved away from designing its own vehicle, opting instead to develop a system that could be incorporated.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

The Future of Space Is Coming, "Soonish"

A new book whimsically examines 10 emerging technologies that could change everything -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

Cardhop breathes life into the dead ‘contacts’ app

We shouldn’t ignore the obvious: managing your contacts are boring. Chances are, if you dip into whatever app/service(s) you use to corral your contacts now, it’s an unruly mess or duplicates and misinformation. Somehow, contacts never quite made.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

We’ll all great view of Uranus tonight, and you won"t even need to pull down your pants

Uranus is a pretty awe-inspiring sight. It's big, pale, and packed with gas, but we rarely get a chance to actually see it without the use of pricey instruments. Tonight is another story, and thanks to the planet's positioning in relation to our Sun,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

"Wasabi receptor" for pain discovered in flatworms

A research team has discovered how scalding heat and tissue injury activate an ancient 'pain' receptor in simple animals. The findings, from a study of flatworms, could lead to new strategies for analgesic drug design for the treatment of humans. Tha.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Machine learning identifies breast lesions likely to become cancer

A machine learning tool can help identify which high-risk breast lesions are likely to become cancerous, according to a new study. Researchers said the technology has the potential to reduce unnecessary surgeries......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Arsenic in domestic well water could affect 2 million people in the US

Clean drinking water can be easy to take for granted if your home taps into treated water sources. But more than 44 million people in the U.S. get their water from private domestic wells, which are largely unregulated. Of those, a new report estimate.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Amazon"s Next Big Bet is Letting You Communicate Without a Smartphone, Says Alexa"s Chief Scientist

An anonymous reader shares a report: The next big function to take off on Amazon's Echo devices will be voice or video calling -- which is a way Alexa can reduce the need to have your smartphone on your at all times, said Rohit Prasad, VP and Head Sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

The world"s first floating wind farm is here

Hywind is a trial project that includes five wind turbines floating off the coast of Scotland. The energy they produce could power up to 20,000 homes.  If Hywind proves successful, it would mean that larger wind farms could be installed in much.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago