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Human liver cells seeded in mouse expands 50-fold to functional organoid

Scientists work out the cellular assembly for seeding a whole new organ. Vascularized engineered human liver tissue that has self-organized into a lobule-like microstructure. (credit: Chelsea Fortin/Bhatia Lab/Koch Institute for Integrative Canc.....»»

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Family of dead AlphaBay suspect says he was a “good boy”

Alexandre Cazes, 26, also apparently spent a lot of time in a "pickup artist" forum. Enlarge / Alexandre Cazes, in an undated photo posted by his stepmother, Kathy Gauthier. (credit: Kathy Gauthier) The stepmother of the late Alexandre Cazes t.....»»

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Amazon will pay full price to US retailers to boost its inventory [Update]

Faster shipping and delivery means happier customers, even if Amazon takes a loss. Enlarge Amazon sells a wide variety of products, but you can't buy anything and everything through the online retailer. The company is reportedly trying to ch.....»»

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Senator blasts FCC for refusing to provide DDoS analysis

FCC is either too secretive or is unprepared for future attacks, senator says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Valery Brozhinsky) US Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) criticized the Federal Communications Commission for failing to turn over its inter.....»»

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Verizon accused of throttling Netflix and YouTube, admits to “video optimization”

Verizon claims mobile video experience not affected; some customers disagree. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | MrsWilkins) Verizon Wireless customers this week noticed that Netflix's speed test tool appears to be capped at 10Mbps, raising fear.....»»

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Microsoft’s secret weapon in ongoing struggle against Fancy Bear? Trademark law

"Redirecting…Strontium domains will directly disrupt current Strontium infrastructure." Enlarge (credit: Harald Deischinger) On Friday, representatives of the notorious hacking entity known as Fancy Bear failed to appear in a federal court.....»»

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Google denies claims of a desktop Google.com revamp

Report says the famously plain Google homepage is changing. Google says it's not. Enlarge / Yahoogle. Google's homepage has been a stark white page for basically ever, with little more than a search box and a few buttons to get users to a se.....»»

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Verizon accused of throttling Netflix and YouTube, admits “video optimization”

Verizon claims mobile video experience not affected; some customers disagree. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | MrsWilkins) Verizon Wireless customers this week noticed that Netflix's speed test tool appears to be capped at 10Mbps, raising fear.....»»

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Paying people to preserve forests really seems to work

It's a cost-effective option for carbon management. Enlarge (credit: Kate Evans for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)) We’re trashing the world not because it’s fun, but because it pays to do so. People respond to financia.....»»

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Mario Kart director philosophical about need for the blue shell

"You know, sometimes life isn't fair." Enlarge / Love it or hate it, Mario Kart's director see the blue shell is a necessary part of the Mario Kart formula. (credit: YouTube / ZaziNombies) Since its introduction in Mario Kart 64, the blue shel.....»»

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Surface Laptop is just a laptop, making it Microsoft’s most baffling release yet

Review: The Surface Laptop is far and away Microsoft's least ambitious hardware. (video link) After several years of building systems that compete with, but aren't quite, laptops, Microsoft has built a plain old laptop: the Surface Laptop.....»»

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Amazon will pay full price to US retailers to boost its inventory

Faster shipping and delivery means happier customers, even if Amazon takes a loss. Enlarge Amazon sells a wide variety of products, but you can't buy anything and everything through the online retailer. Amazon is reportedly trying to change t.....»»

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Yes, ancient civilizations on Mars sounds crazy. And yet…

If such civilizations really existed in the past, could we find them today? Enlarge / Crater water ice on Mars at Vastitas Borealis, seen by the European Space Agency's Mars Express. (credit: ESA) This week we all had a good laugh at the expen.....»»

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Spectacular visuals, cheerfully silly tone rescue Valerian film

Bad ending, bad acting, but Besson nails that Fifth Element feeling, anyway. Enlarge / Valerian and Laureline, seen here looking like they're trying their best to imagine a romantic plotline that makes more sense than what they were given. (cred.....»»

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Microsoft’s most baffling release yet, Surface Laptop is just a laptop

Review: The Surface Laptop is far and away Microsoft's least ambitious hardware. (video link) After several years of building systems that compete with, but aren't quite, laptops, Microsoft has built a plain old laptop: the Surface Laptop.....»»

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FDA not amused by coffee laced with Viagra-like drugs, issues recall

Chuckles aside, it could cause serious health problems in some. (credit: N i c o l a) A cup of this brew will certainly get you up in the morning. But the Food and Drug Administration is not having it. The agency announced a second voluntary r.....»»

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Electronic music superhero Aphex Twin unearths massive, free music vault

Includes hours of never-before-released beats over past 20-plus years. Enlarge / Richard D. James, better known as Aphex Twin, is careful about his likeness being photographed, but Warp Records swears that this is him. (credit: Warp Records) M.....»»

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Microsoft 4Q17: Office 365 revenue surpasses traditional licenses

Cloud remains strong, and Windows was surprisingly up, too. (credit: Julien GONG Min) In the fourth quarter of its 2017 financial year, Microsoft posted revenue of $23.3 billion, up 13 percent on a year ago, with an operating income of $5.3 bi.....»»

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Google drops the boom on WoSign, StartCom certs for good

Citing “certificate misissuance,” Google to expire all certs from offenders by September. (credit: Michael Rosenstein) Last August, after being alerted by GitHub's security team that the certificate authority WoSign had errantly issued a c.....»»

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Augmented reality wins big in 1st Amendment legal flap

Pokemon Go craze prompted a Wisconsin county to regulate AR game play. Enlarge (credit: Candy Lab) A judge on Thursday declared as unconstitutional a local Wisconsin ordinance mandating that the makers of augmented reality games get special u.....»»

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