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Environment scientists close in on "golden spike" to define Anthropocene

Leicester researchers searching for a "golden spike" to formally define humanity's current geological period—and acknowledge human impact on our planet—have announced a major step in their analysis at an international conference on Wednesday......»»

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New study characterizes behavior of human plastins in cells

A family of proteins that have a role in ensuring many types of cells move and maintain their shape may promote disease when they act like workaholics and disrupt the cellular environment, new research suggests......»»

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A new idea for refining biocrude

The high content of nitrogen-containing organic compounds (NOCs) in biocrude obtained from hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae is one of the most concerning issues on the applications and environment. The biocrude obtained by hydrothermal liquefa.....»»

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Broadening the scope of epoxide ring opening reactions with zirconocene

Epoxides belong to a class of organic compounds called "cyclic ethers" that are characterized by a three-atom ring. They are readily available compounds found in medicinal and agrochemical agents, as well as natural products. Epoxides are a valuable.....»»

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Third launch attempt for Boeing"s beleaguered Starliner spacecraft

American aerospace giant Boeing is making a third attempt to reach the International Space Station Thursday in a critical uncrewed test flight for its Starliner capsule, which has been beset by numerous failures and false starts......»»

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Bloomberg: Apple execs recently presented augmented reality headset to company board, suggesting product is close to launch

According to a new report from Mark Gurman at Bloomberg, Apple has recently demoed its upcoming AR/VR headset device to the Apple company board of directors. This is a good indicator that the project is at an ‘advanced stage’ and that a public p.....»»

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Disney+ plans for growth through ad-based tier as Netflix boosts accessibility features

Between Disney+ and Netflix, many subscribers are getting more of what they want – a cheaper price with Disney and more features with Netflix. Back in March, Disney announced it will release a cheaper, ad-supported plan later this year on Disney+......»»

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Illegal drug deals are proliferating over social media with coded emoji and digital cash apps

Police report seeing increasing evidence of drug deals via apps like Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok – and say that this is one of the factors behind soaring drug fatalities though fentanyl-tainted pills. Emoji are used as code for different drugs.....»»

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TSMC Singapore plant could alleviate chip shortage, say Apple chipmaker sources

A new TSMC Singapore plant is being discussed, as a way to help tackle the global chip shortage. The company is said to be in discussion with the government over the potential move. A Singapore plant would help Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Com.....»»

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GeForce Now rolls out Fortnite with touch controls to everyone on Android and iOS

Playing Fortnite on mobile phones is about to get a lot better, as Nvidia GeForce Now is rolling out support for the full hit game with touch controls on both Android and iOS. more… The post GeForce Now rolls out Fortnite with touch controls to e.....»»

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Apple TV+ comedy Trying returns July 22 for season three

Apple TV+’s first British series production, the comedy series Trying, returns for season three on July 22, the company announced today. more… The post Apple TV+ comedy Trying returns July 22 for season three appeared first on 9to5Mac......»»

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TikTok for iOS adding new tools to tag and credit creators for their work

TikTok is launching a few crediting tools so creators can have the ability to directly tag, mention, and credit a video in their description. The app will also prompt users to credit a creator throughout the posting process along with an educational.....»»

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Siri visits Couples Therapy star Dr. Orna Guralnik in sketch for web accessibility company

A two-minute video sketch (below) in which Siri visits Couples Therapy star Dr. Orna Guralnik is the basis of an ad for web accessibility company Userway. It’s the second time that Siri voice actor Susan Bennet has starred in an ad for the company.....»»

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Audi Apple Music integration gives direct access from infotainment system for most 2022 models

A new Audi Apple Music integration means that owners of almost all 2022 models will be able to play the streaming music service directly from the built-in infotainment system. No connection to your iPhone is needed. The company says that existing ow.....»»

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Prime Minister of Vietnam meets with Tim Cook in bid to lure manufacturing business

The Prime Minister of Vietnam, Pham Minh Chinh, has met with Tim Cook at Apple Park. During his visit to the United States, Chinh stopped at other Silicon Valley tech giants like Intel and Google. The purpose of this visit was to reach out to US tec.....»»

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Roborock Q Series robot vacuums take on seasonal allergies with LiDAR, Auto Empty Dock Pure, more (save up to 23%)

Regularly cleaning the floors in your home is the best way to deal with seasonal allergies, but frustrating vacuum maintenance can slow you down. Roborock has your back with its new and Q5+ robot vacuum cleaners. With auto-empty compatibility, mult.....»»

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Twitter now rolling out exclusive Spaces for Super Follows creators

Earlier this year, it was reported that Twitter had been working on a new way to let creators open exclusive Spaces for their “super followers.” Now the social network has confirmed that it’s rolling out the Spaces feature to Super Follows cre.....»»

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How to use your iPhone to locate an unknown AirTag moving with you

AirTags are small trackers to help you locate any lost or stolen belongings. However, concerns of people using AirTag for nefarious purposes has led Apple to come up with a notification alert. This alert is to discourage people from tracking you wit.....»»

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How to free up iPhone storage without deleting your apps or photographs

If you're running low on iPhone storage, you don't have to permanently delete your precious images or app data. Here's how to squeeze more space to use within iOS.It's a frequent occurrence for iPhone owners who have smaller-capacity smartphones, fig.....»»

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ASUS teases new powerful 2-in-1 gaming laptop and tablet combo

The Flow X16 follows the X13 with better GPU options and a better display.....»»

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