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Chagall's famed 'Fiddler' painted on a tablecloth - researchers

Marc Chagall, the 20th century French-Russian artist who delighted fans with his vividly coloured, whimsical works, did many of his paintings using the same nine pigments - and hardly ever used black,...

Chagall's famed 'Fiddler' painted on a tablecloth - researchers

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In the ‘Fiddler’ Crowd, Far From the Home They Love The hit Yiddish-language rendition of the classic musical celebrates its first birthday today. An illustrator recently captured what the show meant to a unique audience — refugees....
00:39 2019-07-18

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
20:26 2019-06-13

Van Gogh Painted Many ‘Sunflowers.’ But How Different Are They? Should they be considered copies, independent artworks or something in between? An extensive international research project has just released its findings....
16:39 2019-06-20

Here's Why Jet Airliner Engines Are Never Painted In Front If you look out the windows at a busy airport, or maybe out the porthole on your next airplane ride, you might notice that many planes are mostly white but the ring at the forward tips of their engines is always silver. There’s a reason for that, and it’s not just style....
02:52 2019-09-21

Kim-Joy’s recipe for ‘oil-painted’ fortune cookies Concoct your own fortunes before channelling your inner Jackson Pollock to decorate these cookiesThe bonus of making these yourself is that you get to write your own custom fortunes. Then you can pretend you’re Jackson Pollock while adding abstract designs in coloured chocolate.Makes: 20-24Prep time...
18:52 2019-09-11

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life....
11:13 2019-06-12

The house painted with 'spiteful' smileys, and other emoji rows A California woman has insisted that painting huge emojis on her house was not an attempt to get back at her neighbours – but it’s not the first time the Unicode characters have caused controversyA neighbourly dispute in the laid-back Californian comminuty of Manhattan Beach has deteriorated into pu...
00:52 2019-08-08

The Incredible World of Painted Skulls and Bone Houses Overlooking the Alps, in the idyllic Austrian mountain town of Hallstatt, a few hundred grave markers indicate the resting place of former residents.  ...
00:26 2019-06-01

Painted-on salt provides glowing thermometer for tiny things Enlarge (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images) Temperature is notoriously difficult to measure, mostly because it's an average quantity. The temperature of a room is often recorded at a single point, when it's meant to be a measure of the average energy of the air in the room—a room that will ...
01:00 2019-07-18

Painted lady stars in bumper Big Butterfly Count Numbers of top five species up on last year while small tortoiseshell moves northIt has been a painted lady summer. Nearly half a million of the migratory creatures were counted in British parks and gardens as part of the biggest butterfly survey in the world.The painted lady topped the charts of th...
07:39 2019-09-13

Kilroy was here: Athens walls awash in painted squiggles Graffiti-sprayers are increasingly leaving their mark on Athens, encouraged by lax enforcement of anti-vandalism laws and an abundance of empty commercial properties...
09:52 2019-08-17

Millions of ‘painted lady’ butterflies give UK once-a-decade makeover British skies are bathing in beauty. Residents of the UK and Ireland have been noticing a massive uptick in the amount of painted ladies hovering around lately — and not the kind one used to find in Times Square. An influx of the “painted lady” — or Vanessa cardui — butterfly species has...
06:26 2019-08-06

Photo of demolished house with 'Got the Spider' painted on roof goes viral The photo of a demolished house with the words “Got the Spider” spray painted on the roof has gone viral online before the couple responsible posted a picture of their work themselves....
12:13 2019-07-24

‘Slaughter the Jews’ painted in Arabic on Western Wall in Jerusalem The chilling phrase was spray-painted in Arabic on the Kotel HaKatan, or "Little Western Wall," on Saturday in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency....
22:52 2019-07-21

Volvo truck painted by Banksy expected to sell for more than $1.2 million A 30-year-old Volvo truck is expected to sell at auction next month for more than $1.2 million after artist Banksy used it as a canvas, making it the most expensive truck ever.        ...
10:00 2019-09-02

Nebraska driver cited for painted-on registration stickers: reports A Nebraska driver was cited Monday for having what appeared to be fake registration stickers painted onto license plates, according to media reports. ...
22:52 2019-07-31

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly CountWildlife lovers are being urged to help record the greatest influx of painted lady butterflies for a decade as part of the world’s largest butterfly survey.Unusually high numbers of the m...
09:26 2019-07-19

Cops searching for suspect who painted ‘Muslims suck’ on Brooklyn school A hateful vandal spray painted two anti-Muslim statments on an elementary school in Brooklyn this week, police said. The suspect walked up to P.S. 52 on East 29th Street near Voorhies Avenue in Sheepshead Bay at about 10:45 p.m. on Sunday and painted “kill Arabs” and “Muslims suck” on a door, cops s...
06:13 2019-06-19

This drone swarm spray painted a jumbo-size graffiti mural It’s Friday, so why not watch some good old-fashioned drone-powered graffiti? A design firm in Italy has put together a lovely little show that collected sketches from the art community and put them all together in a giant mural, painted over 12 hours by a team of drones. We’ve seen spra...
03:39 2019-07-06

Oldest Human Bone Engraved and Painted By Hominid Found In China In China a team of archaeologists has made a significant discovery after examining a human bone that may be up to 125,000 years old.  ...
17:52 2019-07-16

The Painted Bird review – savage, searing three-hour tour of hell Stellan Skarsgård, Harvey Keitel and Udo Kier star in this phantasmagorical horror about eastern Europe that saw half the Venice audience walk out. I couldn’t look awayOne day they’ll make a film about the first public screening of The Painted Bird, inside the Sala Darsena at the 2019 Venice film fe...
11:13 2019-09-04

'The Painted Bird' tells 'timeless' story of survival in dark times Set somewhere in rural eastern Europe towards the end of World War Two, "The Painted Bird" is a sombre tale of a young boy trying to survive a harsh wilderness and the cruelty of strangers, and is described by one of its stars as "timeless"....
23:26 2019-09-03

Esad Ribić showcases Conan’s primal appeal in his fully painted Exodus When it comes to pure masculinity, few characters match Conan The Barbarian. He’s a huge, preternaturally strong warrior who rises from rogue to king, driven by hunger for gold, women, and power but still maintaining a noble spirit. He’s one of those iconic genre figures that sets the template for a...
22:00 2019-08-17

Cueva Pintada: Painted Cave of Gran Canaria Reveals Mystery of Ancient Inhabitants In 1862, in the center of the Spanish town of Galdar, an incredible archaeological discovery was made while agricultural work was being undertaken.  ...
15:52 2019-06-08

Pompeo painted Huawei as long-term national security threat, says policy expert American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis and Capital Alpha Managing Director James Lucier join "Squawk Box" to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's latest comments on the state of geopolitics....
18:26 2019-05-23

Johnny Depp Claims Amber Heard ''Painted-On Bruises'' as Defamation Lawsuit Escalates The war of words between Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard continues to escalate. The Pirates of the Carribean star has submitted a lengthy declaration of support for his defamation......
15:00 2019-05-21

Artist who painted Bill Clinton in dress had ‘no idea’ it was hanging in Jeffrey Epstein’s mansion The artist behind Jeffrey Epstein’s now-viral portrait of Bill Clinton in a blue dress says she sold the painting at a Tribecca Ball fundraiser several years ago — and had “no idea” that he was the one who had purchased it. “In 2012, as a grad student at the New York Ac...
15:52 2019-08-16

She Led a Famed Progressive Church. Then She Said She Was Harassed. New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypocrisy....
14:26 2019-07-11

Village pad where famed ’50s actress lived is on the market A Greenwich Village apartment that was once home to the late Oscar-winning actress Judy Holliday has hit the market for $3.18 million. Holliday, of “Born Yesterday” and “Bells Are Ringing,” lived in the two-bedroom, one-bathroom, full-floor residence at 158 Waverly Place from around 1940 to the earl...
21:39 2019-07-24

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler Corp. in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
04:39 2019-07-03

He Was a Famed Novelist of America’s Underclass. What Happened? “Never a Lovely So Real,” a biography of Nelson Algren by Colin Asher, captures the human drama and literary achievement of a writer once considered among America’s greatest....
18:52 2019-06-27

Johnny Depp says Amber Heard painted fake bruises on her face to ‘fabricate’ domestic violence claims Johnny Depp has accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of painting fake bruises on her face in order to “fabricate” claims of domestic violence against him – while claiming he was the true victim of abuse in their turbulent marriage....
15:26 2019-05-21

Family Affair: Maya Harris Is Painted as the Face and Political Ice Breaker for Big Sister — and Presidential Hopeful — Kamala Family is a common fixture along the campaign trail of many a political candidate, but few earn the aspirational moniker of being a candidate’s “Bobby Kennedy” as Maya Harris, younger sister of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris has among some political watchers....
12:26 2019-06-08

Designers buy Greenwich Village’s famed pink townhouse A dilapidated pink stucco townhouse at the heart of a $25 million real estate empire owned by the late Village eccentric Celeste Martin has sold for $8.5 million — far less than its original $11 million asking price. The buyers are Robert and Cortney Novogratz, LA-based designers and HGTV stars who ...
04:13 2019-08-01

Anna Sui gasped when she first saw Madonna in famed babydoll dress It smells like teen spirit. The babydoll dress that turned Anna Sui into a fashion superstar unleashes a flood of memories about the early days of grunge — when Nirvana ruled the airwaves and the original supermodel squad (Naomi, Linda, Christy) helped turn a short, frilly frock into a fashion icon....
21:39 2019-09-13

Four Seasons, NYC’s famed power lunch spot, closing again NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s famed Four Seasons Restaurant is closing less than a year after it reopened in a new location. The New York Times reports that the midtown Manhattan restaurant known as the original power lunch destination will close Tuesday. The Four Seasons lost its home in the Sea...
20:52 2019-06-08

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead Manhattan’s famed Riverside Church, lost her lofty post amid complaints that she brought ministers and a congregant on a sex toy shopping spree a...
01:39 2019-07-12

| Famed Spanish bull run festival ends with more gorings Three men were gored during the eighth and final bull run of Spain's San Fermin festival, bringing to eight the total number of daredevils injured during this year's fiesta....
17:13 2019-07-14

Hal Prince, famed ‘Phantom of the Opera’ director, dead at 91 Dim all the marquee lights on Broadway — Harold Prince, the producer and director behind many of the American theater’s greatest musicals, died Wednesday at 91, after a brief illness. In a career that spanned seven decades and netted him 21 Tony Awards, “Hal” Prince, as he was known, had a hand in j...
19:39 2019-07-31

The Latest: Woman dies in Alaska trying to reach famed bus A newlywed woman from Belarus who was swept away by a river in Alaska was trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film “Into the Wild.”...
18:26 2019-07-31

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96. The post Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:00 2019-06-15

Famed 'Hoop Dreams' coach Pingatore dies at 83 Gene Pingatore, the winningest boys' basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 documentary "Hoop Dreams,'' has died. He was 83....
05:13 2019-06-28

Turns out famed skeletons of ‘Lovers of Modena’ were both dudes Scientists have revealed that a pair of hand-holding skeletons, whose gesture of love has been preserved in mud for 1,500 years, were both male. A new DNA test helped researchers determine the sex of the remains, dubbed the “Lovers of Modena.” This particular sex determination technique,...
18:52 2019-09-12

Bill Clinton painting in Jeffrey Epstein's home a 'surprise' to woman who painted president wearing blue dress Among those confounded by the revelation this week that accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had owned and prominently displayed a freakish painting of former President Bill Clinton is the artist herself....
18:13 2019-08-16

Famed Apple designer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own firm In an interview with the Financial Times, Jony Ive announced that after more than two decades of making Apple products look and feel the way they do, he's leaving the company. His new venture is called LoveFrom, and it will have Apple as its first cl......
23:26 2019-06-27

Ex-employee of famed comic shop accused of swiping $50K in merchandise Nearly $50,000 in comic books were ripped off from Colorado’s famed Mile High Comics shop — in what prosecutors determined was an inside job. Francisco Ysidro Ruiz, 39, was charged Tuesday after he allegedly stole 15 valuable comic books from the Denver store, where he previously was emp...
16:00 2019-06-21

Famed Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli dies at 92 Famed Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli, known for designing some of the world’s tallest and most iconic buildings, has died. He was 92.        ...
02:52 2019-07-21

10-year-old Colorado girl scales Yosemite’s famed El Capitan SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 10-year-old Colorado girl has scaled Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan, taking five days to reach the top of the iconic rock formation. Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs completed the challenging 3,000-foot (910 meters) climb last week with the help of her father and...
19:00 2019-06-19

Famed Indian climber nearly died on peak where team was lost NEW DELHI (AP) — Modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to expeditions of decades ago. Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to the peak of Mount Everest, says tight schedules and climbers’ lack of experience has added risks, diminished the adventure and resulted in more ...
09:39 2019-06-06

Russian court dismisses case against famed theater director A Moscow court has dismissed the case against an acclaimed theater director, two years after he was accused of embezzlement and put under house arrest...
17:39 2019-09-11

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara is back open for business The dough is flying again at Di Fara. The iconic Brooklyn pizza joint reopened Thursday — after owners of the legendary, 54-year-old eatery said they worked out a payment plan to settle an unpaid $167,000 tax bill that led the state to shutter the business earlier this week. Margaret DeMarco-Mieles,...
22:26 2019-08-22

Cuomo won’t bite on de Blasio’s plea to save famed pizzeria Cuomo threw a pie in the mayor's face Wednesday — saying that if hizzoner wants his favorite Brooklyn pizza joint, Di Fara, open again he can pony up the $167,000 in unpaid state taxes the place owes himself....
03:26 2019-08-22

Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year....
08:39 2019-05-28

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shuttered over unpaid taxes Fork over the dough! The state shuttered iconic Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara on Tuesday over more than $150,000 in unpaid taxes, officials said. “Warning: this property has been seized for nonpayment of taxes, and is now in the possession of The State of New York,” reads a bright orange sign posted out...
11:00 2019-08-21

Cokie Roberts, famed journalist and political commentator, dies at 75 Roberts enjoyed long political career with ABC News and NPRABC News remembers ‘kindness, generosity and sharp intellect’Cokie Roberts, longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR, has died aged 75.ABC announced her death on Tuesday. Roberts was the daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs, t...
17:13 2019-09-17

Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials at Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year. In May 2018, the stadium switched to a field combining syntheti...
03:00 2019-05-28

Famed U.S. journalist Cokie Roberts, a 'founding mother' of NPR, dead at 75 American journalist Cokie Roberts, regarded by National Public Radio as one of its "founding mothers" and a prominent political commentator on ABC News, died on Tuesday at 75 at her Washington home from complications of breast cancer, her family said in a statement....
19:39 2019-09-17

Creator of Wolffer’s famed rosé toasts lovely Hamptons home Make way for the real rosé mansion. As the head winemaker of famed Hamptons vineyard Wolffer Estate, Roman Roth is the man behind New Yorkers’ favorite bottle of rosé. But his family home in Sag Harbor — kitted out with a pool, a tasting room and a wine cellar — is where the 53-year-old father......
04:13 2019-08-01

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was reported to have criticized the creators of this year's performance....
14:39 2019-06-05

Famed Crystal Cathedral reopens as Roman Catholic church after $72M renovation After a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, the famous Crystal Cathedral in Southern California reportedly reopened its doors Wednesday as a Roman Catholic church -- now called Christ Cathedral....
07:13 2019-07-18

Famed Boston maestro’s statue sports giant Bruins helmet BOSTON (AP) — Count the late conductor Arthur Fiedler among the Boston Bruins’ fans as they skate into the Stanley Cup Final. The nonprofit Esplanade Association has installed a giant Bruins helmet atop a statue of the beloved conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, just in time for Game 1 aga...
23:52 2019-05-27

Horses killed, jockey injured in ‘freak accident’ at famed racetrack A “freak accident” at the famed Del Mar racetrack in California — which involved two horses colliding into one another after one of them made a “U-turn” out of the starting gate — left both steeds dead and a jockey injured on Thursday. “There was no outside influe...
02:39 2019-07-19

San Francisco's famed cable cars are set for repairs. That might not be the worst of it for tourists Traveling to San Francisco will lose some of its appeal in September as the city repairs its airport and famed cable cars.        ...
04:52 2019-09-12

Cuomo won’t bite on de Blasio’s plea to save famed pizzeria Di Fara Cuomo threw a pie in the mayor's face Wednesday — saying that if hizzoner wants his favorite Brooklyn pizza joint, Di Fara, open again he can pony up the $167,000 in unpaid state taxes the place owes himself....
10:13 2019-08-22

Famed figure skating coach accused of sexual assault by second pupil A lawsuit filed this week by former skater Adam Schmidt, formerly Baadani, claims he was sexually abused by Olympic coach Richard Callaghan after U.S. Figure Skating ignored sexual misconduct complaints against him, according to an ABC News report. Callaghan, U.S. Figure Skating and Onyx Ice Arena ...
00:00 2019-08-10

In Marrakesh, a secret garden to rival St. Laurent’s famed Jardin Majorelle Le Jardin Secret, a recently renovated 400-year-old courtyard home, provides a peaceful alternative to crowds dressed in cobalt blue and lemon yellow....
20:13 2019-08-01

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premiere drew strong criticism from leader Kim Jong Un, international travel agencies have said. Simon Co...
17:13 2019-06-07

Visitors face $280 fine for sitting on Rome’s famed Spanish Steps It is now illegal to cop a squat on Rome’s famous Spanish Steps — with violators facing a fine of up to $280. Locals, however, aren’t taking the ban sitting down. “It seems to me to be a fascist-style provision that the municipality will be forced to review,” said Vittorio Sgarbi, an Italian art cri...
11:26 2019-08-08

Bengal's Famed "Poush Mela" To Be "Micro" Affair After Green Court Order The Visva Bharati University on Sunday said the annual Poush Mela event at Shantiniketan will be a "micro" affair this year after a recent green court order. The number of stalls and exhibits will be......
21:39 2019-09-08

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, who led Tara Lipinski to the 1998 Olympic gold medal, has been declared “permanently ineligible” by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Rolling Thunder offered $200G donation to help continue famed DC motorcycle ride The Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride may not be coming to an end after all following a generous gift to the veterans advocacy organization and emphatic support from President Trump. ...
22:13 2019-05-27

Famed columnist E. Jean Carroll claims Trump sexually assaulted her in 1990s Famed advice columnist E. Jean Carroll claims that now-President Trump sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s, it was revealed. Carroll wrote in New York Magazine the real estate tycoon approached her in Bergdorf Goodman and started a friendly chat. Trump alleged...
20:52 2019-06-21

Frida Kahlo makeup kit launched with palette to recreate artist's famed brow Frida Kahlo Foundation partners with US retailer UltraFoundation wants women to ‘embrace their own unique beauty’The Frida Kahlo Foundation is partnering with the US cosmetics retailer Ultra Beauty to launch a line of makeup inspired by the Mexican artist.The line includes an “eyebrow palette” that ...
22:52 2019-07-17

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star chef Ricardo Munoz — who owns luxury restaurants in...
19:00 2019-05-21

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for life over sex abuse claims Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan — who led Tara Lipinski to gold at the 1998 Olympics — has been banned from the sport for life over allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct. The US Center for SafeSport, an independent nonprofit that examines accusations of abuse and m...
07:26 2019-08-22

Mary Max, wife of famed artist Peter Max, kills herself in Upper West Side apartment Mary Max, the wife of world-renowned psychedelic artist Peter Max, killed herself in her Upper West Side apartment over the weekend, police said Monday. Mary Max, 52, died of nitrogen asphyxiation and was discovered in her apartment on Riverside Drive near West 84th Street on Sunday evening, cops sa...
07:52 2019-06-11

500-million-year-old crab fossil to be named after famed ‘Star Wars’ ship The creature preyed on ocean dwellers long before dinosaurs ever walked the earth. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Wang Guodong, Who Painted Mao Year After Year, Dies at 88 He received one of China’s highest — and most intimidating — honors: Responsibility for creating the huge portrait that gazes down on Tiananmen Square....
19:39 2019-08-28

Don't burn-out on the bricks! Charity will benefit if Brickyard winner avoids defacing famed IMS bricks The Speedway and Riley Children’s Foundation announced a promotion to benefit children and families affected by childhood cancers.        ...
20:13 2019-09-16

Newlywed woman dies in Alaska trying to reach famed bus from 'Into the Wild' book, film A newlywed woman who was swept away by a river in Alaska was trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film “Into the Wild.”        ...
21:13 2019-07-31

Edmund Morris, famed for his unorthodox Ronald Reagan biography 'Dutch,' dies at 78 Edmund Morris won a Pulitzer with "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt." But he sealed his legacy with the controversial "Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan"        ...
02:26 2019-05-28

Don't burn-out on the bricks! Charity will benefit if Brickyard winner avoids defacing famed IMS bricks The Speedway and Riley Children’s Foundation announced a promotion to benefit children and families affected by childhood cancers.        ...
06:26 2019-09-08

Scientist: DNA Samples Suggest Famed ‘Loch Ness Monster’ Might Be a Giant Eel. Or Maybe There’s Just Lots of Regular-Sized Eel in the Loch? (NEW YORK) — A scientist who has collected DNA from Scotland’s Loch Ness suggests the lake’s fabled monster might be a giant eel. Neil Gemmell, from the University of Otago in New Zealand, says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water. He cautioned, thou...
04:52 2019-09-07

Researchers Use CRISPR to Remove HIV From Mice An interdisciplinary team of scientists is claiming to have eliminated the HIV virus from the genomes of mice by combining the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool with an experimental new drug. It’s a promising development in the battle against HIV and AIDS, but more work is required before clinical trial...
04:26 2019-07-03

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
16:13 2019-05-21

How the industry's researchers are looking for new vehicle ingredients Thousands of chemists and lab-coat-wearing material science researchers at national labs, suppliers and automakers are rethinking the automobile at the molecular level....
10:26 2019-08-05

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have “come up with a way to completely eliminate HIV infection in a s...
23:52 2019-07-03

Plants Are Definitely Not Conscious, Researchers Argue The remarkable ability of plants to respond to their environment has led some scientists to believe it’s a sign of conscious awareness. A new opinion paper argues against this position, saying plants “neither possess nor require consciousness.”Read more......
19:00 2019-07-03

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you’re going to die Enlarge / Samples of donated blood in Vacutainer test tubes with yellow tops. (credit: Getty | Universal Images Group) If death is in the cards, it may also be in your blood. Measurements of 14 metabolic substances in blood were pretty good at predicting whether people were likely to die in the ne...
00:39 2019-08-22

One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine (KGW) Getting your flu shot every year may soon be a thing of the past. Oregon Health and Science University researchers are using grant money to develop a lifelong flu vaccine. Last year marked 100 years since the deadliest flu pandemic in history, known as the 1918 influenza pandemic. The centenni...
01:52 2019-09-11

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doctors like Chang often rely on eye imaging to track ...
17:39 2019-08-11

UA researchers use smartphone to detect norovirus TUCSON- A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is using a smartphone to detect norovirus, a contagious virus causing food poisoning, stomach flu or the stomach bug. Norovirus can lead to vomiting and diarrhea and is commonly spread in crowded environments like workplaces or cruise ships....
08:13 2019-08-31

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
19:39 2019-05-24

To Combat 'Deepfakes,' Researchers Turn to Mice Researchers have found that while humans struggle to differentiate between real and computer-generated voices, mice can tell the difference just fine....
20:39 2019-08-08

Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to new research. A new analysis from Ethical Consumer magazine found that major brands we...
12:52 2019-07-05

Researchers will conduct drought study at Biosphere 2 A drought will descend on Biosphere 2. It’s a new project conducted by researchers to analyze how a rainforest responds to drought conditions. Researcher Christiane Werner said studying the tropical rainforest is especially important because rainforests are the lungs of our planet. She said, “Ecosy...
11:52 2019-09-20

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over 300 pounds. They’re not to be messed with, but they don’t hold a candle to the absolute...
12:13 2019-06-28

Carp have been farmed in China for 8,000 years, researchers say Aquaculture has deep historical roots in China. New analysis of ancient fish bones suggest humans in China were managing carp aquaculture as long as 8,000 years ago....
00:52 2019-09-17

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
21:00 2019-07-23

Researchers detail the most dangerous piece of iOS malware we’ve ever seen Earlier this month, security researchers for Google’s Project Zero revealed a wild iOS exploit that would allow a malicious actor to completely take over a targeted device with absolutely no interaction from the device owner themselves. Apple ultimately patched the exploit, though there’...
14:13 2019-08-31

Researchers: Websites infected iPhones with spyware Suspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices. Announced late Thursday by Google researchers, the vulnerabilities were quietly fixed by Apple in Feb...
00:13 2019-08-31

QUT researchers develop AI to improve accuracy around eye-testing The next phase of the research will be to analyse images of eyes from older populations and people with diagnosed diseases using the artificial intelligence program....
11:00 2019-09-23

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
20:26 2019-07-16

AI researchers translate language into physical movement Carnegie Mellon University researchers created AI that turns words into human-like movement, intelligence that may instruct robotic movement in the future.Read More...
21:39 2019-09-11

Researchers may have found a way to block gonorrhea infection Researchers at Georgia State University say blocking uptake of the mineral zinc by the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea could prevent infection, a finding that may lead to a vaccine for the STI....
00:13 2019-08-06

What’s a ‘normal’ bedtime for a 5-year-old? Researchers say earlier is better. Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being....
22:39 2019-08-01

Cockatoo choreographs his own dance moves, researchers believe New study of Snowball the prancing parrot points to bird at peak of his creative powersBlock-rocking beaks: Snowball’s moves reviewed by our dance criticWhen Snowball the sulphur-crested cockatoo revealed his first dance moves a decade ago he became an instant sensation. The foot-tapping, head-bobbi...
21:39 2019-07-08

U.S. ‘gag order’ on abortion causes deaths around the world, researchers say  A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care to HIV-infected orphans and other children, researchers said on Wednesday....
21:00 2019-06-05

This de-stressor app could treat migraine pain, NYU researchers say Many of the 36 million migraine sufferers in the US turn off their smartphones — any lights and sounds, for that matter — when a headache sets in, so it may come as a surprise that researchers at NYU School of Medicine are touting a de-stressor app they say may help manage the pain. The....
22:00 2019-06-05

Researchers Build Bots That Play Videogames With Each Other Researchers at Google’s artificial-intelligence labs said they have developed virtual videogame players that learned to play by working with other digital gamers....
23:52 2019-05-30

Researchers developing AI to stop you from cheating on your diet Artificial intelligence is putting new teeth on the old saw that cheaters never prosper. New companies and new research are applying the cutting-edge technology in at least three different ways to combat cheating — on homework, on the job hunt and even on one’s diet. In California, a new company cal...
20:39 2019-06-10

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
10:26 2019-05-27

Researchers have found new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars for any length of time is the planet’s weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on Mars. However, a team of researchers at the California ...
23:26 2019-05-30

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
20:26 2019-06-06

To Really 'Disrupt,' Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers Opinion: Silicon Valley culture often reveals the optimism of organized ignorance. Rather than lauding "new" experts, we need to respect, sustain, and strengthen the ones we already have....
20:13 2019-06-27

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle and flat lens technologies, a team of researchers......
04:13 2019-08-22

Researchers question Einstein's theory of relativity, but it holds up While Einstein's century-old theory of relativity has been held up by recent research, scientists involved with the work say questions have been raised on the theory's durability....
18:13 2019-07-31

Apple has yet to fix a mysterious iMessage bug spotted by Google researchers Next week in Las Vegas at the Black Hat security conference, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is set to give a presentation about interactionless iPhone vulnerabilities that can run without the victim taking any action at all. The talk will come on the heels of Silvanovich and a Go...
17:39 2019-07-31

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Top AI researchers race to detect “deepfake” videos: “We are outgunned” Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a White House vote....
23:13 2019-06-12

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday. A study by researchers at the Technical University of Munich and the M...
00:52 2019-06-14

Researchers Identify Second Gene Mutation Linked To HIV Resistance A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish scientists reported Thursday....
03:00 2019-08-30

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A great scientific truth does not triumph by convinci...
10:52 2019-08-29

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A team of researchers at Brown University discovered that graphene-lined clothing not only is an effec......
20:26 2019-08-27

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
00:26 2019-07-19

Researchers found another way to potentially clone Model S key fobs Last year, researchers discovered a vulnerability in the Tesla Model S key fob that would've allowed thieves to clone it in just a couple of seconds. The automaker and the key fob's manufacturer, Pektron, created a new version that upgrades its 40-bi......
15:13 2019-08-28

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from physical surroundings -- they soon might. Facebook's......
18:13 2019-06-14

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone of this l...
09:52 2019-06-05

Router Guest Networks Prone to Hacking: Researchers A study by Israel-based Ben-Gurion University (BGU) indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack....
18:13 2019-08-17

Apple extends bug bounty and provides special iPhones for researchers Apple wants everyone to know that it's taking security seriously, and it's willing to pay for it. The company announced today that it is launching a new bug bounty program that will pay people up to $1 million for discovering and disclosing security......
17:13 2019-08-09

Researchers develop a new way to track blood pressure… with selfies? A team of researchers in Canada and China are working on a revolutionary new way to track blood pressure: a selfie. The teams, based at the University of Toronto and the Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University, just published a proof of concept that allows smartphone users to track blood p...
04:39 2019-08-07

Researchers Say This AI Can Spot Unsafe Food on Amazon Faster Than the FDA It’s been most famously used to swap celebrities into movies and even erase unwanted mustaches, but the real power of artificial intelligence is its ability to spot patterns in large amounts of data and make startlingly accurate predictions. Researchers at the Boston University School of Public Heal...
17:52 2019-08-06

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue Canadian researchers interviewed students about gym class and compared their responses about dodgeball to political theorist Iris Marion Young’s “Five Faces of Oppression.”...
23:13 2019-06-07

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the current explosion of activity in the space, the practical applications of neural networks were limited.  ...
21:39 2019-08-04

Researchers create human-monkey chimeras in China Scientists are experimenting with human-monkey chimeras in China. According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Pais, researchers are inserting human cells into monkey embryos in the lab and watching them grow....
01:13 2019-08-02

AI researchers developed a fully imaginary keyboard for touchscreens and VR A trio of researchers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently developed an eyes-free, AI-powered, invisible keyboard interface that positions itself based on where you choose to set your hands when you’re ready to type. Billions of dollars worth of R&D and marke...
00:52 2019-08-02

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s okay to hurt or dehumanize the ‘other,’ ” researcher Joy Butler, a professor who s...
02:39 2019-06-08

Two Novartis Researchers Exit Amid Data Scandal Novartis has replaced two research executives at the unit that makes Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, in the wake of a data-manipulation scandal that surfaced recently....
00:13 2019-08-15

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be used as a target for new treatments of the disease....
03:26 2019-08-01

Bots targeted race during Democratic debate, researchers say Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
23:26 2019-07-31

Researchers build robotic tail to help the elderly keep their balance Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people stay upright....
23:52 2019-08-16

Researchers use Rowhammer bit flips to steal 2048-bit crypto key Enlarge / A DDR3 DIMM with error-correcting code from Samsung. ECC is no longer an absolute defense against Rowhammer attacks. (credit: Samsung) The Rowhammer exploit that lets unprivileged attackers corrupt or change data stored in vulnerable memory chips has evolved over the past four years to t...
23:39 2019-06-11

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
01:00 2019-06-07

California researchers have found a new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars is the weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on the Red Planet. However, a team of researchers at the California Institute of Technology may ...
18:39 2019-05-30

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the physics involved is actually quite different, and while those water droplets are uniform in their size and spacing, bubble formation is t...
00:52 2019-06-18

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainforest ecosystems. That could help them monitor the......
23:13 2019-09-13

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
23:52 2019-06-21

German researchers suggest Biblical-era Philistines came from Europe New research in Germany has given some clues as to the origins of the ancient Philistines. DNA testing on bones found in a cemetery on the Israeli coast suggest Aegean beginnings....
12:52 2019-07-04

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we......
15:13 2019-05-21

| No cheating: Frenchwoman was world's oldest person, researchers say Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment, who died aged 122 two decades ago, should keep the title of the oldest person on record, researchers say, rejecting claims of fraud....
17:39 2019-09-17

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
08:13 2019-07-03

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using the processor's own features to protect the bad code...
15:00 2019-05-21

Turkey: Censorship fogging up pollution researchers' work In Turkey, rapid urbanization and poor pollution control are impacting public health, according to researchers. They say the government is fully aware, and is punishing experts who've tried to warn the public....
19:39 2019-09-17

Researchers are performing integer factorization using modified MRAM Ease of scaling could make probabilistic computing competitive with current-day quantum computers, though limitations of the design prompt researchers to dub it the "poor man's qubit."...
19:52 2019-09-18

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96% accuracy Researchers have developed a tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files and apparently can identify suc...
19:00 2019-06-27

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better solution......
21:39 2019-07-02

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to keep it at levels so low they’re undetectable in the blood, which drastically lowers the chance...
18:52 2019-07-02

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked around them. Those videos were shared on YouTube......
23:26 2019-06-27

MIT Researchers Build AI System That Can Visualise Objects Using Touch A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a predictive Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can learn to see by touching and to feel by seeing....
08:26 2019-06-17

Australia could produce 200% of energy needs from renewables by 2050, researchers say New report shows roadmap for Australia to be global green energy export leaderAustralia could run entirely on renewable electricity and produce double what it needs to create a massive green export industry by 2050, leading experts say.A report from scientists working under the Australian-German Ene...
11:13 2019-09-19

Swedish researchers unveil world's smallest accelerometer Engineers in Sweden have developed the world's smallest accelerometer using graphene. The accelerometer could be used to create new wearable technologies for use in medicine, fitness and gaming....
23:26 2019-09-03

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths and various diseases....
21:00 2019-07-12

'Extreme' grooming, STD link is unfounded, researchers claim Though the study was small, its lead author said it’s important for women to know that the previous research on grooming habits may not be conclusive despite widespread availability on the internet....
03:26 2019-09-06

Researchers have invented a method to prevent (or reverse) obesity Dr. Shu Wang may have stumbled upon the cure for obesity. Dr. Wang, an associate professor at Texas Tech, believes that nanotechnology could prevent, or even reverse, obesity — a problem affecting one in three Americans. Obesity is characterized by an increase in adipose tissue, what most people wou...
06:00 2019-09-08

Researchers make a robotic fish with a battery for blood Enlarge (credit: James Pikul) Lots of experimental robots involve a little bit of cheating. Rather than containing all the necessary electronics and energy sources, they have tethers and wires that provide power and control without weighing the robot down or taking up too much internal space. This...
19:26 2019-06-19

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that could be the best weapon to win that fight. “We believe that simple, inexpensive blood tests are really the road to the future for cancer detection and m...
01:39 2019-05-28

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, also looks for information relating to other activ...
22:26 2019-08-09

A New Metal Foam Is as Bulletproof as Heavy Steel Armor, Researchers Say Making a vehicle that’s completely impervious to bullets isn’t impossible, but it would be so bulky and heavy from its thick armor plating that it would barely be able to move. Unless you build it using a new bulletproofing material developed at North Carolina State University that mimics lightweigh...
21:52 2019-06-06

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
17:13 2019-05-28

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
04:26 2019-08-09

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting easier, more realistic, and, most insidiously, more coordinated. And researchers see the very technolog...
20:13 2019-05-28

Researchers make their own E. coli genome, compress its genetic code Enlarge / Like any other E. coli, but different. (credit: CDC) The genetic code is the basis for all life, allowing the information present in DNA to be translated into the proteins that perform most of a cell's functions. And yet it's... kind of a mess. Life typically uses a suite of about 20 ami...
14:33 2019-05-21

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal studies. The ban of titanium dioxide, announced by the French g...
12:13 2019-05-29

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
10:13 2019-09-20

NYU researchers made mice smarter by manipulating their brainwaves with light Researchers from the New York University School of Medicine recently developed a method for manipulating brain waves with light to improve learning. The results of the team’s study are incredible – laboratory mice exposed to the new technique showed marked improvement in short-term memory – but the ...
22:26 2019-08-09

Incredible Discovery: Oxford Researchers Have Determined That King Tut Would Have Been Their Best Friend A stunning discovery by an elite team of anthropologists may change the way we view ancient Egypt forever: Oxford researchers have determined that King Tut would have been their best friend....
05:39 2019-09-04

Researchers hacked a Canon DSLR with Bitcoin demanding ransomware Bitcoin demanding ransomware knows no bounds, and the latest potential victim? DSLR cameras. A group of security researchers have managed to exploit vulnerabilities in a Canon EOS 80D digital camera to hold its owner’s photos to a Bitcoin ransom, The Inquirer reports. The researchers from cybersecur...
03:13 2019-08-13

Backpacking Researchers Accidentally Discover Grasshopper-Eating Wolf Some of the most serendipitous discoveries about nature can be prompted by just about anything, like finding the first known venomous frog by accidentally grabbing the business end of one, or revealing a new owl species by eavesdropping on its unplaceable hooting. Or, perhaps, you might stumble upon...
08:00 2019-09-19

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
14:39 2019-08-14

MIT Researchers Designed this Robotic Worm to Burrow Into Human Brains Robotics engineers at MIT have built a threadlike robot worm that can be magnetically steered to deftly navigate the extremely narrow and winding arterial pathways of the human brain. One day it could be used to quickly clear blockages and clots that contribute to strokes and aneurysms, while at the...
10:00 2019-08-29

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
09:00 2019-05-23

Researchers studying Facebook’s impact on democracy threaten to quit SAN FRANCISCO — A group of philanthropies working with Facebook to study the social network’s impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researchers as pledged. The funders said in a statement that Facebook had granted the 83 scholars s...
20:26 2019-08-28

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
06:13 2019-06-05

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is still a little ahead but has problems of its own. (c...
19:13 2019-05-22

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
21:26 2019-05-23

Researchers say 'spidey senses' could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards Researchers want to give cars, planes and drones "spidey senses." That is, they want to give autonomous machines sensors that mimic nature. In a paper published in ACS Nano, a team of researchers -- from Purdue University, Nanyang Technological Unive......
00:39 2019-05-22

Japanese researchers want to give your grandma a robotic monkey tail Japanese researchers at Keio University have unveiled a robotic tail that has been designed to be worn by elderly people who struggle to maintain their balance....
17:52 2019-08-20

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
23:13 2019-05-21

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
10:13 2019-05-24

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
16:26 2019-05-21

Researchers accidentally discover nearly 200-year-old shipwreck while testing new equipment Ocean researchers testing new equipment stumbled upon a mid-19th century shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month.        ...
05:13 2019-05-31

Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit A group of philanthropies working with Facebook Inc to study the social network's impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researchers as pledged....
09:39 2019-08-28

Dogs mirror stress levels of owners, researchers find Scientists find higher cortisol levels in owners matched by raised levels in canine companionsIf the dead-end job, the pokey flat and the endless failings of the neighbours are getting on your wick, then spare a thought for the dog.In research that confirms what many owners will have worked out for ...
16:52 2019-06-06

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

UK-led cancer and climate trials at risk as British researchers become liability Projects headed by UK universities have fallen sharply since Brexit voteBritish researchers say they are being shut out of bids for major European research partnerships, or asked to keep a low profile, because of fears that the threat of a no-deal Brexit could contaminate chances of success.An analy...
09:26 2019-07-02

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.        ...
16:52 2019-06-10

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
00:52 2019-07-11

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
20:39 2019-06-05

Malaria won’t be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard to resist is also powerfully seductive to mosquitoes. And according to new research, in helping to keep the pests away from o...
13:00 2019-06-22

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Multiscale System...
22:13 2019-07-31

Researchers create tiny ‘beyond 5G’ chip for 100GHz data transmission A team at the University of California, Irvine has created a 4.4-square millimeter radio that can send and receive data at 36Gbps at ultra high frequencies.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

MIT researchers taught robots to link senses like sight and touch MIT researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created a predictive AI that allows robots to link multiple senses in much the same way humans do. “While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understand the...
05:13 2019-06-18

Researchers Reveal That Anonymized Data Is Easy To Reverse Engineer Merely existing in the modern world means giving up a wealth of your information to countless institutions and services. While many of the places make promises to keep your identifiable data as secure and private as possible, they can still—and oftentimes do—share anonymized versions of your data to...
17:52 2019-07-23

Researchers find cannabis molecule 30 times more powerful than aspirin Researchers have uncovered how cannabis plants produce a pain-relieving molecule which is 30 times more powerful than aspirin at reducing inflammation....
13:52 2019-07-24

Horrified researchers want out of “infomercial” for shady stem-cell clinics Enlarge / Cheesy graphic from stem-cell documentary "The Healthcare Revolution." (credit: Healthcare Revolution) Around a dozen prominent stem-cell experts said this week that they have been duped into appearing in a documentary series some described as an infomercial for the unproven and dangerou...
23:26 2019-06-18

Across the U.S., drilling of deeper wells is ‘unsustainable,’ researchers say Researchers found groundwater wells are being drilled deeper in much of the country. They say going deeper for water is an "unsustainable stopgap."        ...
23:13 2019-07-24

Nuclear-powered Soviet submarine leaks radiation: researchers A Soviet submarine is leaking radiation into the Norwegian Sea "clearly above what is normal in the oceans." But researchers said it posed no serious threat, saying radiation levels "weren't alarmingly high."...
23:26 2019-07-11

Researchers Find Roman Villas and a Spectacular Mosaic in Egypt In Egypt, archaeologists have found some important Roman ruins, in the historic city of Alexandria.  ...
01:26 2019-07-23

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
20:13 2019-06-20

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
20:26 2019-07-05

University of Louisville researchers test freeze-dried blood LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Donated blood generally has a six-week shelf life, but University of Louisville researchers are testing a way to convert red blood cells into a longer-lasting powder that potentially could save the lives of soldiers, trauma patients and maybe even astronauts. U of L professors...
04:00 2019-06-29

Researchers find way to measure blood pressure with a selfie video In the near future, you might not have to traipse to your doctor or pharmacy to determine your blood pressure. Researchers have figured out a way to accurately measure it with your phone's camera....
21:13 2019-08-07

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:26 2019-06-14

Researchers say they used CRISPR technology to cure HIV in live mice for the first time Researchers say they've come one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after they successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time in history....
18:00 2019-07-02

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each, the investment might be worth it to hackers looking to sell their iPhone security-cracking discover...
02:13 2019-08-07

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
18:52 2019-06-27

Researchers invent multiplayer Tetris game controlled by brainwaves A team of scientists from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method by which three people can play a Tetris-like multiplayer decision-making game together using only their minds. Researchers, Linxing Jiang, Andrea Stocco, Darby Losey, Justin Abernethy, Chant...
06:00 2019-07-03

Motor neurone disease researchers find link to microbes in gut Study could eventually lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditionScientists have found tantalising clues that the devastating condition motor neurone disease may be linked to changes in microbes that live in the gut.Studies in mice revealed that animals bred to develop amyotrophic latera...
20:26 2019-07-22

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in ocean sediments across the planet.Read more......
05:26 2019-06-22

Florida researchers use 3D technology to preserve space program history From America's first satellite to its first reach for the stars, some of the Cape Canaveral sites built to launch the country's space race and defense programs now look like ancient ruins. Now a team of Florida researchers is creating ways for future generations to appreciate the sites where man was...
05:26 2019-08-06

This wealthy European nation has the most potential for future growth, researchers say KMPG analysed two decades' worth of data, measuring how 180 countries performed across 26 metrics to determine their potential for economic growth....
14:52 2019-07-16

Google Researchers Found an Extremely Nasty iPhone Security Flaw On the same day Apple revealed the date for its latest iPhone event, Google’s privacy team said it had discovered a two-year long vulnerability in the phone-maker’s software. The bug targeted a small number of websites. Simply visiting those pages could have left iPhone users susceptible...
16:39 2019-08-30

Researchers helped French police dismantle a crypto-mining botnet It seems like every week there's news of a new piece of malware being used to steal user data or to take control of devices. For once, though, there's some good news in the war on intrusive software: A botnet which was spreading crypto-mining malware......
23:39 2019-09-02

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of millions of dollars a year, according to researchers.An investigation published on Monday by the Env...
14:00 2019-06-17

Researchers hope a blood test can reveal early signs of cancer Scientists hope to perfect a new blood test that can detect the early signs of eight different types of cancer. Thrive Earlier Detection, a company founded by three Johns Hopkins cancer researchers, has raised $110 million from investors in order to......
01:52 2019-05-31

Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper/Getty Images) Researchers have exposed a network of Facebook accounts that used Libya-themed news and topics to push malware to tens of thousands of people over a five-year span. Links to the Windows and Andro...
03:13 2019-07-02

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “fraud is massive.”...
18:39 2019-08-16

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
19:26 2019-07-08

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm to Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they’ve successfully trained a deep learning algorithm...
18:26 2019-05-21

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turning to a sub-species for help....
21:39 2019-09-11

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
12:26 2019-05-22

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
11:26 2019-07-09

Weakness in Intel chips lets researchers steal encrypted SSH keystrokes Enlarge (credit: Intel) In late 2011, Intel introduced a performance enhancement to its line of server processors that allowed network cards and other peripherals to connect directly to a CPU's last-level cache, rather than following the standard (and significantly longer) path through the server'...
15:39 2019-09-11

Researchers find terrifying security vulnerability in GE Healthcare anesthesia machines Security researchers from Israeli firm CyberMDX have discovered a vulnerability in a select number of GE Healthcare’s anesthesia and respiratory devices. CyberMDX, which focuses primarily on medical cybersecurity, states that if successfully exploited, the hole could allow an attacker to interfere t...
23:00 2019-07-09

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
12:39 2019-09-10

Huge Ice Age kangaroo had unique link to giant pandas, researchers reveal An extinct gigantic kangaroo that roamed southwestern Australia more than 40,000 years ago had something in common with giant pandas, scientists discovered....
06:00 2019-09-13

Researchers Think It's a Good Idea to Secure Your Phone Using the One Thing You Perpetually Lose Apple’s FaceID authentication system started moving smartphone users away from relying on fingerprints to secure their mobile devices, which are arguably less secure. But researchers think they’ve come up with an even better biometric tool for protecting a device that uses a part of the body that’s ...
17:13 2019-09-19

Incredible Breakthrough: Researchers At The Mayo Clinic Have Successfully Switched A Man With A Moose Medical science is advancing by leaps and bounds with every passing day, and this story is just another incredible example of what our innovative researchers can do: A team at the Mayo Clinic has successfully switched a man with a moose....
23:52 2019-08-08

More researchers report promising Alzheimer's vaccine results in mice Researchers at the University of New Mexico say tests in mice have shown promising results for a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer’s in humans.       ...
11:00 2019-06-12

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
19:26 2019-07-31

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
10:13 2019-06-07

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwords and financial information, and record their screens if they watch pornography. The virus is called Varenyky and it’s a doozy. It’s apparently been ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. If you include all the equipment dropped by astronauts while floating in space and the debris from colliding satellites down to around 1cm in size, the...
21:39 2019-08-04

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
15:39 2019-06-07

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, bobbing silently out toward the horizon. The cluster of islands is churning out electricity and sendi...
20:13 2019-06-06

RPT-Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
15:13 2019-06-07

Researchers discover troubling new security flaw in all modern Intel processors Researchers from BitDefender have uncovered a concerning security vulnerability present in all modern Intel processors. If executed, the flaw could permit an adversary to access the computer’s kernel memory, which could potentially result in them gaining access to sensitive information, like passwor...
04:39 2019-08-07

Researchers: Popular gay dating apps are still leaking users’ location data A handful of the most popular gay dating apps are exposing the precise location of their users. In a demonstration for BBC, security researchers were able to generate a map of app users across London, revealing the precise location of each using a method called trilateration. Apps like Grindr and Ro...
10:00 2019-08-09

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying the condition. And with the help of animal experim...
03:00 2019-08-22

Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices of any one of New York’s innumerable tech startups. For many of those small companies (and qu...
23:13 2019-08-23

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their findings, they’ve come up with four strategies to disrupt these groups and, hopefully, eradicate them...
01:39 2019-08-23

Researchers hunt for next pandemic human flu virus in county fair pigs A handful of Midwestern scientists are quietly hunting in an unlikely place for the next pandemic flu virus capable of killing thousands of people -- the swine barns at county fairs....
01:39 2019-08-27

Cape Cod researchers will track great white sharks’ hunting habits BOSTON — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans, including the state’s first fatal one in more than 80 years. The hope is that the work, which starts in the coming days...
01:00 2019-06-20

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relatively small in comparison to influence and disinform...
19:39 2019-06-12

Dodgeball is not child's play but ‘legalized bullying,’ Canadian researchers claim The game of dodgeball is more than just a popular playground activity, it is a tool of bullying and oppression targeting students, a trio of Canadian researchers claim....
23:01 2019-06-04

Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists and human rights advocates....
08:26 2019-08-09

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
20:01 2019-06-27

| WATCH: Radiation leak from sunken Russian nuclear sub 'no threat' - Norway researchers Robot-recovered samples from the Soviet-era submarine which sank in the Norwegian Sea reveal high levels of radiation, but scientists say there's no danger to fish or humans....
19:52 2019-07-12

A great white shark was spotted in Long Island Sound for the first time ever, researchers say Researchers tracked a nearly 10-foot long great white shark named Cabot to the Long Island Sound on Monday.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Researchers Follow Bats' Example, Use Cheap Speakers and Mics to See Objects Hidden Around Corners A lot of amazing technologies developed at universities or corporate R&D labs never see the light of day because they’re just too expensive to turn into consumer-ready products. But by copying how bats navigate the world at night, researchers have come up with a way to see hidden objects around ...
18:26 2019-06-17

Researchers Say They Tricked Apple's FaceID by Putting Taped Glasses on Unconscious People Researchers presenting at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this week demonstrated a relatively simple way to break into someone’s iPhone Face ID—so long as they’re completely conked out.Read more......
00:26 2019-08-10

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such as stolen credit card information, account theft and spamming tools, a team of researchers found....
14:33 2019-05-21

Intel AI researchers combine reinforcement learning methods to teach 3D humanoid how to walk Intel AI researchers have devised methods to combine forms of reinforcement learning in order to teach OpenAI's Humanoid how to walk without falling.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Google Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to allow people to stalk employees, romantic partners, or kids,” CNET reported on Wednesday.Read more......
09:52 2019-07-18

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute one another for murder....
18:26 2019-05-21

Researchers break iPhone’s FaceID by putting modified glasses on unconscious people Security researchers have cracked Apple’s FaceID biometric system yet again. But there’s an unusual caveat to this trick: to successfully unlock an iPhone, the attackers first need to make sure the victim is out cold. Tencent researchers demonstrated the exploit vector at Black Hat USA 2019, Threatp...
16:00 2019-08-09

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
03:13 2019-05-24

Researchers Think They Can Use CRISPR Gene Editing Inside People to Cure a Form of Blindness Patients are about to be enrolled in the first study to test a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR inside the body to try to cure an inherited form of blindness. People with the disease have normal eyes but lack a gene that converts light into signals to the brain that enable sight. The experimen...
18:52 2019-07-31

Researchers develop modular bots that combine to form a single flexible machine The idea of small robots teaming up to form one giant robot is commonplace in sci-fi shows like Voltron, and researchers are seeking ways to make that a reality. Now, modular robots have just become more intelligent, thanks to a project at ModLab at......
19:26 2019-07-23

South Korean researchers find evidence of wartime brothels on Jeju Island Oh Shi-jong remembers the seven buttons on the uniforms the Japanese soldiers wore as they waited in line outside the building the military had confiscated across the street from his house in Seongsan Village....
19:13 2019-07-08

Shipwreck of Captain James Cook's 'Endeavour' possibly discovered off Rhode Island, researchers believe A mysterious shipwreck at the bottom of Newport Harbor is believed to be the famous HMS Endeavour, which Capt. James Cook sailed on when he discovered Australia. Marine archaeologists are ramping up their efforts to confirm that the wreck is indeed Cook’s historic ship....
21:00 2019-09-16

Researchers challenge widely cited study linking Trump rallies to hate crimes Media outlets lavished attention this year on a study that found hate crimes were a whopping 226 percent higher in counties where President Trump held rallies -- but researchers at another university are now challenging those findings, saying there is no link between the two, once a basic flaw in th...
23:52 2019-09-10

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue app developers that scrape and misuse user data (FB) Reuters Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue developers misusing its users' data. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a Data Abuse Bounty program. It comes after Business Insider discovered a startup was harvesting millions of users' data and tracking their loc...
21:13 2019-08-19

Researchers Discover Malware That Can Record the Screen of French Internet User's Watching Porn Security researchers discovered a new form of malware that specifically targeted users of a French telecom giant. One of the more disturbing features of this malware is its capability to identify when someone was likely viewing porn and record their screen.Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
08:39 2019-07-09

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
02:00 2019-06-18

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Propaganda Machine Was Carefully Built And Wildly Successful, Researchers Find The Russian disinformation campaign leading up to the 2016 American presidential election was bigger in scope and coordination than reported earlier, according to new analysis from the American cybersecurity company Symantec.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-06

Cape Cod researchers to track, place video cameras on great white sharks in bid to keep beachgoers safe Researchers on Cape Cod are seeking to keep beachgoers safe this summer with a study on sharks’ hunting and feeding habits following two attacks involving great whites in the area last year – one of which was fatal....
17:52 2019-06-19

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a cellular component in bacteria that triggers Lyme Disease symptoms (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
11:13 2019-06-19

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
21:26 2019-07-18

Researchers say new drugs show great promise in combating life-threatening drug resistant bacteria known as “superbugs” (WJAR) Researchers are inching closer to the development of a new class of drugs to attack life-threatening superbugs. This has become a major focus as the development of new drugs isn’t keeping pace with the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. “They’re smarter. They can out compete a...
14:00 2019-08-06

Researchers tried (and failed) to kill cockroaches for six months: 'We thought something was going to work' German cockroaches, the most common cockroaches in the world, are quickly evolving to resist insecticides, a new study suggests.        ...
08:13 2019-07-03

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
00:01 2019-06-04

'He was an absolute monster': Mississippi researchers share snapping turtle finds One alligator snapping turtle weighed 117 pounds. "The big ones, I wouldn't doubt if they hit you right they could take a hand off," says researcher.        ...
19:00 2019-06-11

British baby's death not due to SMA gene therapy: Novartis A British baby's death this year after getting Novartis's gene therapy Zolgensma was not caused by a toxic drug reaction, the Swiss drugmaker said, allaying concerns over the $2.1 million-per-patient treatment's risks....
22:52 2019-09-19

Laws are needed when technological change ends up squeezing workers California’s Assembly Bill 5 will let gig workers have benefits, unions and legal protection. It was needed to prevent a return to Dickensian working conditions, argues Annalee Newitz...
22:52 2019-09-19

'Secretary of corporate interests': Democrats portray labor nominee Eugene Scalia as against workers Senate Democrats tried hard at the nomination hearing for President Trump's labor secretary nominee, private sector management-side attorney Eugene Scalia, to portray him as too beholden to corporations to effectively represent workers' interests....
23:13 2019-09-19

Bukayo Saka inspires Arsenal to thrilling win at Eintracht Frankfurt Sunday’s crisis is Thursday’s shining beacon of hope. A visit to one of the more feted sides in a competition they would rather not prioritise did not look a promising vehicle for improving the narrative around Arsenal, so embattled after the shoddy way in which they lost their lead at Watford, but ...
23:39 2019-09-19

Sheffield United’s Prince Abdullah defends Bin Ladens over club links • Abdullah: ‘Bin Ladens were going to buy Kevin McCabe’s shares’• Manager Chris Wilder: ‘I’m 100% positive about the future’Eyebrows were raised at Bramall Lane when Sheffield United’s new owner, Prince Abdullah bin Musaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, said he would be happy for the Bin Laden family to inv...
23:39 2019-09-19

Were Neanderthals driven to extinction by a common childhood illness? There have been many theories about one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of anthropology -- what killed off Neanderthals -- but a new study puts a unique twist on the topic....
23:39 2019-09-19

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have penned a bill that largely tracks with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on vaping, according to a draft obtained by POLITICO. The response from Con...
23:39 2019-09-19

Trump signs order aimed at development of better flu vaccines U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at spurring the development of better vaccines to protect against seasonal influenza as well as a potential pandemic flu outbreak....
00:00 2019-09-20

Justin Trudeau blames privileged upbringing for wearing blackface as new video as third racist incident emerges Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Thursday over his growing blackface scandal but stopped short of saying whether there were more pictures or videos of him dressed up in darkened makeup....
00:00 2019-09-20

Crude Oil Surges Most Since 1991 Gulf War: Was the Drone Attack Really to Blame? On Friday, September 13 -- before the attack on Saudi oil processing -- Commodity Junctures editor Jeffrey Kennedy forecast the move higher in crude prices. See the chart and forecast for yourself....
00:00 2019-09-20

Adam Ferrara is always writing jokes — even while playing pool Adam Ferrara bounces between coasts these days, but says there’s no contest as to where he prefers to do stand-up. “I’m a better comic in New York — there’s more energy to draw from,” says the comedian and actor (“Rescue Me,” “Top Gear US”). Born 53 years ago in Queens, Ferrara grew up in Huntington...
00:26 2019-09-20

Poland’s top filmmakers protest festival admission rules Academy Award-winning Pawel Pawlikowski and other top Polish filmmakers are demanding artistic independence for the nation’s most prestigious film festival after a politically charged movie was withdrawn...
00:26 2019-09-20

Apple's latest iPhone update is out now — here's how to get iOS 13 Apple's big iOS 13 update for iPhones is out now and includes lots of new features. Here's how to install it on your phone and what devices are supported....
00:52 2019-09-20

What Will My Grandchild Remember? When we think about what we leave behind as grandparents, we hope we will have transmitted lessons about kindness, justice, strength and confidence, the boundless nature of love....
00:52 2019-09-20

The Kawhi Leonard ultimatum that got him to the Clippers The publicly quiet Kawhi Leonard was very blunt with his new team before signing with the Clippers to conclude the NBA’s most thrilling offseason drama. “He said, ‘I want to play for you,’ and he pointed at me,” head coach Doc Rivers said, according to the Los Angeles Times. “...
00:52 2019-09-20

Ares' Arougheti explains why he's betting on credit markets CNBC's Melissa Lee sits down with Mike Arougheti of Ares Management Corp, which has $142 billion in assets, at the Delivering Alpha conference. Ares specializes in credit, private equity and real estate....
01:13 2019-09-20

Alphabet unit to make drone deliveries for Walgreens, FedEx in the U.S. Alphabet Inc's aviation unit Wing said on Thursday it has partnered with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and FedEx Corp for deliveries directly to homes in Virginia using drones, beginning next month....
01:13 2019-09-20

Sweden's SKF to shift automation into higher gear as markets flag Swedish engineering company SKF aims to use a demand slowdown to its advantage, its chief executive said, stepping up an automation program that has already sent capital expenditure soaring....
01:13 2019-09-20

‘Suicide-text’ gal Michelle Carter will leave jail early despite parole ruling The Massachusetts woman whose heartless text messages goaded her suicidal friend into killing himself will get out of jail at least two months early regardless of a pending parole decision, according to officials — because she is a “model” prisoner. Since getting thrown behind bars...
01:13 2019-09-20

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe....
02:13 2019-09-20

Letter detailing civilian presence failed to prevent deadly Afghan drone strike Twelve days ahead of the pine-nut harvest season, the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province received a letter from village elders in the Wazir Tangi area about their plans to recruit 200 laborers and children to pluck the dry fruit....
02:39 2019-09-20

Man Utd vs Astana highlights in pictures: Europa League goals and action at Old Trafford Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named a mixture of youth and fringe players in Manchester United's starting lineup for their Europa League opener against Astana at Old Trafford....
02:39 2019-09-20

BJP Plans To Organise 10 Meetings In J&K On Article 370 As part of its ongoing nationwide campaign on the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP plans to hold 10 meetings of its senior leaders and Union ministers in the state, including......
02:39 2019-09-20

India Not Invited By Pak For Cultural Event Under Shanghai Summit India was not invited for the cultural event organised by Pakistan on Thursday under the aegis of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation military drill in Russia, Army sources said....
02:39 2019-09-20

British leaders give EU possible alternatives to unsettled 'backstop' The British government detailed Thursday a possible alternative to the Irish "backstop" provision that's been at the heart of dissent among lawmakers and leaders who are trying to agree on a deal to leave the EU....
03:00 2019-09-20

60 second interview: Sam Horsfall Paul Wheeler talks to Sam Horsfall, a man who likes everything to be just perfect The post 60 second interview: Sam Horsfall appeared first on Boxing News....
03:26 2019-09-20

GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships McCormack, McGrail and Whittaker will all feature in the semi-finals of the World championships The post GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
03:26 2019-09-20

Inside Apple's redesigned 'cube' store in New York City Just in time for the launch of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, Apple is finally re-opening the doors to its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Better known as "the cube," the iconic 77,000 square feet space has been closed for renovati......
03:26 2019-09-20

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $130 on Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headphones This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here....
03:26 2019-09-20

Billionaire Robert Smith says young people have to appreciate capitalism Billionaire Robert Smith said young Americans need a better understanding and appreciation of capitalism, as wealth and success come under attack on the Democratic campaign trail....
03:26 2019-09-20

U.S. Charges Ed Buck With Drug Crime in Gemmel Moore’s Death Mr. Moore was one of two men who died in Mr. Buck’s apartment of an overdose in less than two years. The authorities outlined a pattern in which they say Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sex....
03:52 2019-09-20

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Is Our Readers' Favorite Travel Rewards Card While most of our recent credit card Co-Ops sparked healthy debates, our travel rewards card poll was thoroughly dominated by the Chase Sapphire Reserve....
03:52 2019-09-20

Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup Over the past 12 hours, three separate images revealed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a penchant for wearing black and brownface from the time he was a teenager and well into adulthood....
03:52 2019-09-20

Haute Girl Autumn? A Few of Our Faves Sizzle on This Season’s Covers C’mon, melanin! The crush of New York Fashion Week coincided with the latest batch of black girl magical covers headed to newsstands as fall arrives this weekend, so we’re just catching up on the hauteness of October’s covers, several of which star some of our favorite faces. Our consensus? Hot Girl...
03:52 2019-09-20

NYPD gifts VP a ‘Pence 20’ jersey during visit to One Police Plaza Members of the NYPD’s semi-pro football team gifted Vice President Mike Pence a No. 20 jersey — a reference to the 2020 presidential campaign — when he stopped by One Police Plaza on Thursday, sources said. Pence held up the navy blue football jersey and posed for a photograph inside police he...
04:39 2019-09-20

Reports: Mark Dantonio Ignored Warnings From Three Staffers When Recruiting Player Later Sent To Prison Former Michigan State staffer Curtis Blackwell said under oath that three football team staffers warned head coach Mark Dantonio about serious potential issues with four-star recruit Auston Robertson before the program signed him in 2016, according to multiple reports. In 2017, Robertson was charged...
04:39 2019-09-20

Celine Dion issues heartfelt plea, begging Drake not to get a tattoo of her face As far as modern Canadian musical royalty goes, it’s hard to beat Celine Dion and Drake. After all, one covers all the things Barbra Streisand does, but with more songs about boats, while the other covers, well, most other genres of major music. But while that’s all well and good, what if you could ...
05:13 2019-09-20

| UK must give written Brexit proposal this month - Finnish PM Britain must deliver a written proposal for a solution to the Brexit impasse this month to avoid a no-deal Brexit, the Finnish prime minister Antti Rinne's office says....
05:39 2019-09-20

Trump Says Gun Legislation Deal Is Moving ‘Very Slowly’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks for gun sales. In a Fox News interview that aired Thursday,...
05:39 2019-09-20

United States expels 2 Cuban U.N. diplomats for conducting 'influence operations' The United States on Thursday ordered the explosion of two Cuban diplomats assigned to the United Nations while restricting all other members of the delegation to the island of Manhattan....
06:00 2019-09-20

Beto O'Rourke's plan to legalize marijuana includes clemency Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Thursday morning released a marijuana legalization plan that calls for clemency for everyone currently serving sentences for possession....
06:00 2019-09-20

Humberto batters Bermuda with hurricane-force winds, rain While Bermuda avoided a direct hit from powerful Hurricane Humberto, the storm unleashed rain, fierce winds and pounding seas on its close approach late Wednesday....
06:00 2019-09-20

Daniel Lee's Bottega Veneta show exudes quiet confidence The British designer’s SS20 range makes it clear he has got the measure of his customersIf the weight of being the most hyped designer of the moment has gone to his head, Bottega Veneta’s creative director, Daniel Lee, wasn’t showing it at his spring/summer 2020 show at Milan fashion week.It has bee...
07:39 2019-09-20

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 20 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 30 points lower at 7,327 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHELL: Pakistan has approved the construction of five liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals by groups that include Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell, aiming to triple impor...
08:00 2019-09-20

SaskPower shuts off net metering program due to overwhelming demand A solar energy expert says there could be 500 jobs at risk following an announcement by SaskPower that they will no longer offer a net-metering rebate due to overwhelming demand....
08:26 2019-09-20

Criminal review – like Line of Duty at its intense, interrogatory best David Tennant gives his finest performance as a doctor suspected of murder in this fresh, thrilling crime drama set inside the interrogation room I yield to no one in my adoration of, and in times of particular strife, emotional dependence on Law & Order and its many offspring. I hold the increasing...
09:00 2019-09-20

A bank scandal, an oligarch and the IMF: Ukraine's president has a lot to deal with right now Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is under pressure over how he will resolve a long-running dispute regarding a nationalized bank and its former oligarch owner....
09:00 2019-09-20

Surgeon gives life-changing gift to high school graduates They knew they were going to leave with their high school diplomas, but they never expected this incredible gift.        ...
09:26 2019-09-20

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces ‘Climate Pledge’ ahead of employee protests It would require companies to implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris agreement and calls on signatories to be at net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040....
09:26 2019-09-20

The New Hangout in Columbus? Distilleries One of the country’s fastest-growing cities has seen a surge in homegrown distilleries that are drawing customers with tasting rooms, restaurants and bottle shops....
11:26 2019-09-20

DIGGING DEEPER: Cartels look to saints of the underworld for protection TUCSON – It’s a world filled with violence and criminal activity. The drug cartels operate in both the U.S. and in Mexico. Some look to the underworld saints for protection. A former U.S. Marshal and narcotics officer now travels the country teaching about Patron Saints of the Underworld...
11:52 2019-09-20

$20K reward offered for information about missing 5-year-old Dulce Alavez NBC — Police in New Jersey are offering a $20,000 reward for information about the disappearance of a 5-year-old girl who vanished from a playground Monday afternoon. Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from City Park in Bridgeton. Authorities said a man, possibly Hispanic, led Dulce from the park ...
11:52 2019-09-20

Opioid-maker Purdue Pharma is allowed bonus payout in bankruptcy case The judge overseeing the bankruptcy case for opioid-maker Purdue Pharma issued an interim order late Wednesday allowing the company and its subsidiaries to continue paying its employees, former employees and retirees....
12:13 2019-09-20

Saudis have control over oil production after attacks, says strategist Jack Manley, J.P. Morgan Asset Management global market strategist, and R. Burns McKinney, Allianz Global Investors portfolio manager, join "Squawk Alley" to discuss the markets, the impending Fed rate decision and the output of Saudi Arabian oil after an attack on a facility....
12:39 2019-09-20

Ben Carson warned of 'hairy men' in transphobic comments – report Staffers tell Washington Post the housing secretary raised fears about men infiltrating women’s homeless shelters during meetingBen Carson, Donald Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Hud), made a transphobic comment this week during a meeting with federal employees in San Francisco, ...
12:39 2019-09-20

The doctor behind 'The Vagina Bible' takes 5 precautions before waxing her pubic hair to prevent ingrown hairs and infection Citadel / Kensington Books When it comes to pubic hair, people groom it using a variety of methods including shaving, waxing, trimming, and laser removal. These methods can lead to ingrown hairs and infections though, so most gynecologists warn against them and recommend trimming or letting it be i...
13:00 2019-09-20

British Transport Police braced for day of Premier League travel chaos as four teams visit London British Transport Police are braced for a day of travel chaos in London with four sets of visiting Premier League fans all arriving into Euston Station....
13:00 2019-09-20

Yankees clinch AL East for first time since 2012 The Yankees beat the Angels on Thursday to clinch their first AL East title since 2012. The win also clinched New York's second straight 100-win season....
13:39 2019-09-20

British gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders,’ one of Netflix’s best shows, returns October 4th “On a gathering storm comes a tall handsome man / In a dusty black coat with a red right hand …” If you’re already a fan of the fantastic British gangster drama Peaky Blinders that’s set just after World War I and follows the escapades — both criminal and otherwi...
13:39 2019-09-20

How to use iOS 13’s dark mode like a boss Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Apple just released iOS 13 for iPhones (till iPhone 6) and iPods (till 7th gen). One of the most talked-about features is, naturally, the dark mode. In this post,...
14:00 2019-09-20

Payment card thieves hack Click2Gov bill paying portals in 8 cities Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in dozens of cities across the United States, a feat that compromised 300,000 payment cards and generated nearly $2 million of revenue. Now, Click2Gov syst...
14:52 2019-09-20

Apple Music Gets Real-Time Lyrics Feature With iOS 13 Apple Music has received a new real-time lyrics feature with the new iOS 13 update. The feature will also arrive on Apple TV and the Android version of the app soon....
14:52 2019-09-20

Players' union wants matches postponed in extreme heat "The world players\u0027 union FIFPRO says it is time to stop matches being played in extreme heat after seeing some of its members struggle in torrid conditions at the African Nations Cup and in Spain\u0027s La Liga during the summer."...
15:39 2019-09-20

SailGP's 'wizards of Aus' fly high in million dollar final Whoever wins SailGP's inaugural $1 million prize, one thing is certain for Australian friends and rivals Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge, they've agreed to stand each other a drink....
16:13 2019-09-20

Celine Dion begs Drake to think twice about tattoo of her face In bizarre celebrity news of the week, Celine Dion has spoken out to beg singer and rapper Drake to think twice about getting a tattoo of her face on his body....
17:39 2019-09-20

Building bridges: International Youth Library in Munich celebrates 70 years The world's largest children's library is in Munich. The International Youth Library was founded by a Jewish writer shortly after the end of WWII as a "harbinger of peace."...
17:39 2019-09-20

Powell's Subtle Messaging to Trump on Trade Fight Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s press conference this week carried a subtle message for President Trump: If you’re worried about an economic slowdown, find a way to cool down the trade war....
18:00 2019-09-20

Olympic cycling champion faces army warning for bare-cheeked Trump taunt Nino Schurter poked fun at White House with cheeky photoSwiss faces possible warning from senior officers over incidentSchurter won gold in mountain bike cross-country at Rio 2016Olympic cycling champion Nino Schurter faces being reprimanded by the Swiss Army after posting a photo on social media sh...
18:26 2019-09-20

Barcelona's Ansu Fati cleared to play for Spain after being granted passport 16-year-old could have played for Guinea-Bissau or PortugalExpected to travel with Spain to Under-17 World Cup in BrazilThe Barcelona forward Ansu Fati has been cleared to play for the Spanish national team after he was granted a passport on Friday, with the Football Federation including him in thei...
18:26 2019-09-20

FedEx pilot arrested by Chinese authorities A FedEx pilot was recently detained by Chinese authorities in Guangzhou, a city in southern mainland China. It's the latest in an escalating conflict between the shipping company and the Chinese government....
18:26 2019-09-20

Pregnant mom hacked to death in front of son at luxury South African resort A pregnant young woman was hacked to death in her bed Tuesday during a family break at a luxury South African vacation resort. Karen Turner, 31, who was three months pregnant, was sleeping with her husband, Matthew, 33, and their toddler son when they were attacked at about 3 a.m. Tuesday. Matthew w...
18:26 2019-09-20

Nitin Gadkari, Defending Fines, References Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today backed the centre's decision to impose steep fines on traffic violations as a move that enjoyed non-partisan support. Some states ruled by the BJP including Prime......
18:52 2019-09-20

Inside Trump's Strategy To Appear At "Howdy, Modi!": Foreign Media US President Donald Trump heads to Harris County, Texas, this weekend to a major rally ahead of next week's United Nations General Assembly - for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The website for the......
18:52 2019-09-20

Frank Lampard's Chelsea are like my Dortmund side says Jurgen Klopp with Tammy Abraham already 'a £60m player' Jurgen Klopp has lavished praise upon a 'really exciting' Chelsea team that he has described as reminiscent of his two-time Bundesliga-winning Borussia Dortmund side....
18:52 2019-09-20

Hey, Knuckleheads: Want To Pollute Less? Stop Treating New Highways Like The Answer To Everything Five years ago, the California Department of Transportation completed a $1.6 billion project to rebuild a 10-mile portion of the Sepulveda Pass of the 405 in Los Angeles. The project, like nearly all highway expansion projects, was billed as a way to relieve congestion and improve travel times. Ofte...
19:13 2019-09-20

One Of Tesla's Nürburgring Cars Broke Down And Got Passed By A Porsche Taycan The Nürburgring is host to a very exciting (if very unofficial) pissing contest between Tesla and Porsche over whose four-door electric car is the fastest around the track, and the results are impressive. After Porsche set a very quick 7:42 second lap time, Tesla came back, with seemingly minimal pl...
19:13 2019-09-20

Organizers Expect Thousands At New York’s Youth-Led Climate Strike. Greta Thunberg Scheduled To Speak Today, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world will strike to demand action on climate change. More than 4,500 strikes are planned worldwide in over 120 countries, and more than 500 strikes are registered in the U.S. alone. The strike, which is organized by The Climate Strike Coalitio...
19:13 2019-09-20

Yankees know what separates a good season from a special one Once was the time that the Yankees defined themselves by winning World Series and only by winning World Series. That was when managers would be called to the principal’s office following postseason failure. That’s when the principal (owner) was George Steinbrenner, who once apologized to the City of...
19:13 2019-09-20

Kerber secures Pan Pacific Open semi-final spot as Keys retires injured "Fourth seed Angelique Kerber reached the Pan Pacific Open semi-finals in Japan on Friday after American Madison Keys retired due to injury early in the deciding set."...
19:13 2019-09-20

Rogue ice moon could be spilling its guts all over 'alien megastructure' star Back in 2016, headlines all over the world blared with news of a possible "alien megastructure" detected orbiting a distant Milky Way star. Now, a team of Columbia University astrophysicists has offered up an explanation for the star's strange behavior that doesn't involve any little green men....
19:39 2019-09-20

Trump says new sanctions on Iran after attack President Donald Trump says his administration is imposing additional sanctions on Iran following last weekend's attack on Saudi oil facilities, which the administration has blamed on the Islamic Republic. (Sept. 20)        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

Strike is latest worry in Flint, GM’s birthplace Flint, Michigan, the birthplace of General Motors, is bracing for economic impact as a workers’ strike against the automaker closes in on a week (Sept. 20)        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

Inside Area 51 Raid That Morphed Into Pre-Dawn Celebration At Secret Base A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter......
21:26 2019-09-20

Humana CEO: Competition and innovation lower drug prices better than just putting a cap on them "I really want to encourage competition because I think competition creates innovation, and when you create innovation everyone wins," Humana CEO Bruce Broussard says....
21:26 2019-09-20

Daily on Energy: Some clarity on the climate controversies in the Democratic primary Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:52 2019-09-20

Thousands of kids skip school for NYC climate change rally Thousands of teens and pre-teens jammed Foley Square Park in Lower Manhattan on Friday to demand an end to fossil fuels ahead of a United Nations “Climate Action Summit” next week. The kids chanted slogans including, “Hey hey, ho ho, climate change has got to go!” and “...
22:26 2019-09-20

City replaces sign that tourists bombarded with chewing gum Gotham has taken a bite out of gum vandalism. The city fixed sticky situation in Lower Manhattan on Friday, when DOT workers replaced two gummed-up sign along Broadway between Murray and Vesey streets. Following an exposé by The Post, the city apparently decided to clean up the masticated wads slapp...
22:26 2019-09-20

Lilly Singh: from YouTube star to late-night's first queer woman of color As a queer woman of color, Lilly Singh is already breaking new ground in a world dominated by white men but can she bring online success to network TV?In March 2019, Lilly Singh, one of YouTube’s biggest stars, appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon for a surprise announcement. “Ya girl,” sh...
22:26 2019-09-20

Brittany Howard: Jaime review (Columbia Records)A wonderful solo debut takes in race, religion and boozy excess, all with searing lyricismWinners of four Grammy awards across three styles – rock, alternative and roots – Alabama Shakes straddle others besides: gospel, blues, rock’n’roll, soul. But this debut solo album from front...
22:26 2019-09-20

Premier League team news, injury updates and more - as it happened News, previews and Friday press conference updates before the sixth week of action in the 2019-20 Premier League 5.49pm BST And finally, I’ll leave you with a piece from Barney Ronay about Eden Hazard and Real Madrid. Thanks for reading everyone. Related: Eden Hazard can shine at Real Madrid without...
22:52 2019-09-20

Youth staging ‘die in’ at CMHR for climate protest A group of young local activists will be 'dying' on the steps of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on Friday afternoon as part of a global climate change protest....
23:13 2019-09-20

How Sterling Shepard beat NFL’s concussion protocol Sterling Shepard took the hit, stumbled to the ground, struggled to get up and was “pretty sure” he had a concussion in the third quarter of the Giants’ Week 1 game against the Cowboys. But the wide receiver refused to take himself out of the game, and neither the Giants nor the NFL’s independent sp...
23:13 2019-09-20

Jerry weakens into category 1 Atlantic hurricane: U.S. NHC Jerry has weakened into a category 1 Atlantic hurricane and is expected to weaken further during the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday....
23:39 2019-09-20

Third Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Millions of protesters around the world took the day off school and work Friday to participate in the youth-led Global Climate Strike urging action to fight climate change....
23:39 2019-09-20

CME to start offering options on bitcoin futures early next year CME Group, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said on Friday it plans to launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in the first quarter of 2020, giving traders another way to hedge their risk in the cryptocurrency....
23:39 2019-09-20

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pouring cold water on the plans....
23:39 2019-09-20

Fujifilm’s upcoming X-Pro3 camera has a unique design sure to appeal to film photographers Fujifilm is teasing its forthcoming X-Pro3, the successor to its popular digital rangefinder mirrorless camera, ahead of its official full introduction on October 23. During its X Summit event going on today, the company showed off the X-Pro3 in detailed images (via Fujirumors), revealing for the fi...
00:00 2019-09-21

Saudi Aramco details how it handled rapid response to attacks Repair work is underway at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities after predawn attacks in September forced the kingdom to shut down half its total oil production. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports....
00:26 2019-09-21

Twitter in twist: Is this pillow for your boobs necessary? This pillow is a bust. A company is generating buzz by hyper-marketing a $69 product to slow down the aging process — of breasts. “Fight cleavage wrinkles with Sleep&Glow pillow bra,” the company urges in its new ad campaign. “The neckline is an essential part of the feminine figur...
00:26 2019-09-21

Monument to Hero Crazy Horse Is Taking Shape After 70 Years The famous Lakota were one of the three Sioux tribes of the plains. Throughout their history, which is both glorious and tragic, there have been many prominent heroes, braves, and chiefs. ...
00:26 2019-09-21

Trump ambassador: ‘Journalists face risks. Murder shouldn’t be one of them’ A top Trump administration diplomat this week went to bat for journalists, especially those covering wars, urging an international forum to strengthen safety standards for the media....
00:52 2019-09-21

Math teacher Jason Zuffranieri climbs 'Jeopardy!' rankings. Is he the new James Holzhauer? With 15 'Jeopardy!' wins, math teacher Jason Zuffranieri has become a force to reckon with. Can he beat James Holzhauer's record?        ...
01:39 2019-09-21

As Taiwan Loses Influence, China Gains Ground in Race With U.S. Two Pacific nations severed ties with Taiwan in favor of Beijing this week, boosting China in its contest with the United States for influence in the region....
01:39 2019-09-21

Forget Red and Gold For Christmas, GLOSSYBOX's Advent Calendar Is a Rose Gold Dream Are you sick of me and my Advent calendars yet? Probably not if you’re reading this. If the Funko, LEGO, and sock calendars weren’t your thing, maybe you’ve been holding out for a beauty-related calendar. Well, you’re in luck! GLOSSYBOX just announced their Advent Calendar Box....
02:26 2019-09-21

Talks ‘going backwards’ as UK asks EU to keep its proposals secret Downing Street tells Brussels ‘confidential’ documents must not be shared with 27 statesDowning Street’s secrecy over its Brexit proposals has caused a fresh rupture in the negotiations in Brussels, a leaked email reveals, as EU officials warned that the talks are “going backwards”.The row was spark...
02:26 2019-09-21

Group of US women sue 'amateur' porn producer over 'coercion and lies' San Diego court hears GirlsDoPorn released ‘amateur-style’ films of the women online, despite allegedly promising they would only be seen on specialist DVDs US porn makers are being sued for $22m (£17.5m) over allegations that they lied and coerced a group of young women into making “amateur-style” ...
02:26 2019-09-21

Walking, friendship and tiramisu: Genoa’s centenarians share secrets of longevity The Italian city is home to nearly 300 centenarians – and this number is rising fast. Three women shed light on life beyond 100Adele Corsanego goes to a gym class three mornings a week and is always up for a party. She drinks wine with every meal, and eats pasta, cheese and tiramisu. She is 108 year...
02:26 2019-09-21

What Exactly Is the National Debt? Among the near-constant discussion of an impending recession, you may have noticed some rumbling about our worsening national deficit. But you may be confused about how that national debt happens, and what it means for how the country’s finances are run....
02:52 2019-09-21

SUV leaves trail of destruction after plowing into Illinois mall An out-of-control SUV driver smashed into a Chicagoland mall Friday and barreled around the shopping center — sending panicked people running for their lives. The wild incident happened at the Woodfield Mall in the suburb of Schaumburg at around 2:30 p.m. local time, when the car rammed through the ...
02:52 2019-09-21

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia after oil strike US President Donald Trump has approved sending troops to Saudi Arabia to aid the country's air defenses. The move comes after a strike that damaged key Saudi oil facilities....
03:13 2019-09-21

Watch: Michigan company's 690-pound lint ball sets Guinness record Guinness World Records said a Michigan company's bid to set a new world record was successful when it amassed a ball of lint weighing in at 690 pounds....
03:13 2019-09-21

ATP roundup: Federer, Team Europe grab Laver Cup lead With the help of Roger Federer in doubles action, Team Europe took a 3-1 lead Friday over Team World after the first day of the Laver Cup in Geneva, Switzerland....
03:39 2019-09-21

NBA board votes for stiffer tampering measures Seeking to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention, the NBA board of governors on Friday unanimously passed a number of stiffer measures....
03:39 2019-09-21

Europe and Team World end Laver Cup session level Dominic Thiem and Jack Sock won their singles matches as Team Europe and Team World shared the spoils in the day session on the first day of the Laver Cup in Geneva on Friday....
03:39 2019-09-21

Report: Yanks' German to miss rest of '19 New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German will not pitch again in 2019 after being placed on administrative leave under the joint MLB-MLBPA domestic violence policy, ESPN reported Friday....
03:39 2019-09-21

Chicago mayor tells investors she will tackle city's fiscal woes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday tried to reassure investors in the city's debt that she will take on big financial problems, while providing no new clues as to how she plans to accomplish the task....
04:39 2019-09-21

Behind the Whistle-Blower Case, a Long-Held Trump Grudge Toward Ukraine The president and his allies have been pressing Ukraine for months to investigate Joseph R. Biden Jr., complicating relations between the two countries....
05:00 2019-09-21

Northrop Grumman's Orbital Sciences Corp wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Orbital Sciences Corp, a unit of Northrop Grumman Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
06:26 2019-09-21

BCCI State Units Welcome SC Verdict; TNCA, CAB Gear Up For Elections The latest Supreme Court directive restricts the disqualification from contesting elections to office-bearers only, leaving the other positions as they were earlier....
06:52 2019-09-21

Why Families Were on Climate Strike This Friday I’ve reported on or otherwise worked in the climate field for 10 years. In that decade, I’ve watched failure after failure at international climate talks, rampant Republican climate denial, and climate protests that built to something half-formed, clay tossed on the potter’s wheel but never quite sh...
11:26 2019-09-21

What's In Your Cart, Hannah Hart? Welcome back to What’s In Your Cart, where we ask noteworthy creators, athletes, and celebrities about their favorite products, their shopping habits, and their deal hunting acumen. If you or someone you know would like to be featured, shoot an email at shep@g-omedia.com.com with the subject line “W...
11:26 2019-09-21

Brad Pitt gives Jimmy Fallon something better than an interview: lots and lots of food Have you ever wanted Brad Pitt to send delicious food to your table? It’ll never happen, but don’t let that stop you from living vicariously through Jimmy Fallon in the above clip. The Ad Astra actor appeared in a sketch for the late-night host as opposed to doing a regular interview. In it, the tw...
11:52 2019-09-21

'We will make them hear us': Millions call for climate change action Millions of people, mostly students and children, have taken part in demonstrations calling for urgent action from their governments to tackle climate change....
11:52 2019-09-21

United and Arsenal battle over Barcelona duo - Paper Round "Barcelona will sell Samuel Umtiti and Ivan Rakitic, Jose Mourinho could replace Zinedine Zidane, and Mikel Arteta may replace Pep Guardiola, and West Brom are in dispute with their fans."...
11:52 2019-09-21

Yamaha updates its THR desktop guitar amps for the first time in years The pressure waves from a cranked 100-watt tube amp could kill any insects or small rodents in close proximity. Even low-powered, solid state practice amplifiers can be too loud for apartment dwellers. To get around extreme noise issues, Yamaha's THR......
12:39 2019-09-21

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly paid doctors to medicate ‘sex slaves’ Victims of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffery Epstein said he paid doctors and psychiatrists to prescribe them tranquilizers and anti-depressants, a report said Friday. Virginia Giuffre, who was recruited by Epstein at the age of 16, told the Miami Herald that doctors prescribed her Xanax for the th...
12:39 2019-09-21

'Underdeveloped' warehousing in China could be an investing opportunity for property investors China's e-commerce boom is fueling demand for storage spaces and offers opportunities for those looking into putting their money in real estate, says Jean Eric Salata from Baring Private Equity Asia....
13:13 2019-09-21

Federer blames his own 'bad coaching' for Fognini loss at Laver Cup "Roger Federer admits his attempts to coach European teammate Fabio Fognini at the Laver Cup on Friday may not have been as useful as he\u0027d hoped."...
13:13 2019-09-21

London Interdisciplinary School: Applications set to open for new revolutionary university tackling today's real world problems A new revolutionary London university, which aims to tackle real world problems, will open applications next week for its first ever student intake in September 2020....
14:52 2019-09-21

iPhones today, Alexa Wednesday and more to come this holiday iPhones in stores now, next up new Echo speakers, Surface laptops, Google Pixel phones, Facebook video chat devices. Maybe an Alexa toaster oven, too?       ...
15:13 2019-09-21

Myth-busting: Unmask these four privacy untruths to protect yourself online When it comes to your online privacy, you might not think there's much you can do to protect it. But you can start by identifying some common myths.       ...
15:13 2019-09-21