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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...

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health

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The Amazon: Nutrient-rich rainforests on useless soils Rainforests in Brazil are burning. Their loss can never be restored. That's because these soils are not just infertile, they're the most nutrient-poor soils in the world — and they're unsuitable for agriculture....
13:00, 08/24/2019

The world's largest rainforests: Amazon, Daintree, Congo Basin and more These 11 rainforests boast 10,000 animal species and land that’s been continuously forested for 160 million years. But they also face multiple threats.       ...
17:13, 07/26/2019

As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management on Wednesday called on companies to do their part in halting the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest....
11:40, 09/19/2019

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They fo...
23:39, 06/14/2019

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improve...
00:13, 09/06/2019

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 rainfor...
12:00, 09/20/2019

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 g...
08:39, 08/29/2019

Amazon wants to use its drones to watch your home Amazon has filed a patent that proposes, in part, to use a drone to keep tabs on your home. The patent, “Unmanned aerial vehicle-based surveillance as a service,” discusses “surveillance alerts” and “surveillance action” done for a property. The pate...
23:52, 06/24/2019

Amazon says it will be delivering by drones ‘in months’ LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amazon says it expects to be delivering orders to shoppers’ homes by drones in the coming months. The online shopping giant did not give exact timing or say which locations the self-driving drones will be making deliveries. Ama...
20:26, 06/05/2019

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 hab...
01:00, 08/09/2019

The Morning After: Amazon drones and Uber Copter Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In the lull between WWDC and E3 (remember to tune in for Google's Stadia announcement at noon ET), Amazon's showing off new delivery drones, Uber Copter is ready to take flight and there's some ve...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office....
23:39, 06/21/2019

Amazon to start using drones to deliver packages “in months.” NBC — Imagine seeing a drone dropping off packages in your neighborhood! That will start happening this year according to Amazon. E-commerce giant Amazon said today that it will be using drones to make deliveries in the coming months. The compa...
06:26, 06/06/2019

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and......
05:26, 06/22/2019

Amazon's new drones to start delivering packages in months Amazon.com Inc has new drones that will deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less in the coming months, a step toward a goal that has eluded the retailer for years....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It found that children in California reported being bullied more over their sexual orientation during 2008 ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

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 i...
03:39, 09/11/2019

Amazon's fleet of Twitter drones are here to assure you that their company is great, everything is fine By all accounts, working at an Amazon warehouse is a hellish job. Over the years, countless reports have detailed brutal conditions that involve constant observation, inhumane physical demands (including a quota structure that discourages using the b...
19:13, 08/15/2019

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. Research...
17:26, 08/06/2019

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
00:52, 06/22/2019

Researchers withdraw study claiming comic Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ departure benefited Trump in 2016 Two university professors retracted a study last week which claimed comedian Jon Stewart’s departure from “The Daily Show” helped get President Trump elected....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Amazon researchers bolster 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...
20:52, 06/11/2019

Red wine is good for your gut health, study finds Good news, red wine lovers: An occasional glass of the beloved beverage could be good for your gut health, a study published this week found. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Gastroenterology and led by researchers with King’s College Lo...
03:26, 08/29/2019

Better satellite images to help save rainforests, Norway says Norway is to commission high-resolution satellite images of the Amazon and other rainforests as part of its multi-billion dollar effort to detect tropical deforestation, tree by tree if necessary, and slow climate change, it said on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/25/2019

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Study confirms low fat diets benefit women's health New research suggests that a low fat diet reduces death risk among women who have had breast cancer, slows down diabetes, and prevents heart disease....
04:13, 09/10/2019

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that th...
03:00, 06/28/2019

How Elephants May Help Africa’s Rainforests Fight Climate Change Although we’re wiping them out with little consideration of it, big herbivores matter. Hippo poop helps Africa’s largest lake flourish; bison wallowing can enhance insect diversity in the prairie. And Africa’s imperiled forest elephants might just ha...
15:13, 07/16/2019

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for certain younger people under doctor's orders....
21:00, 07/23/2019

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee sti...
02:13, 06/03/2019

Vegetarian heart health: Study identifies benefits and risks A new study concludes that a vegetarian diet reduces the risk of ischemic heart disease. It also finds a small but surprising increased risk of stroke....
06:13, 09/08/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental health care provider, a new study shows....
17:26, 05/08/2019

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
19:26, 07/08/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wellbeing, new research shows, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of vino. For the study, published this week in the Ca...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Sunscreens may enter bloodstream, but health effect unknown, study finds "Just because they are absorbed doesn't mean they are unsafe. That's why we are asking for additional data," the study author said, NBC News reports....
21:26, 05/06/2019

Millions should stop popping aspirin for heart health, study warns After decades of primary care physicians advising patients to take a daily aspirin for heart health, experts at Harvard are now disputing the widely held practice. New guidelines, released by the American Heart Association and the American College of...
17:26, 07/23/2019

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
17:52, 06/03/2019

Major life milestones can negatively impact mental health, study finds Major life milestones such as having a baby or getting married can negatively impact mental health due to unrealistic standards set by social media, a study has found....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests her physical health may suffer, too. “There...
03:39, 06/11/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the scientists caution that it’s still unclear whether t...
00:00, 05/07/2019

‘Great Recession’ linked to long-term mental health issues: study Millions of Americans are still recovering from the “Great Recession” of 2008. But it’s not just their finances that took a hit. Those who suffered financial hardships due to the ruinous economic downturn are also more likely to be ...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Eating cheese promotes heart health in people who eat lots of salt: study There’s a reason why salty, cured meats and cheeses pair so well together — and not just because it’s delicious. To the delight of fromage fans, cheese can actually help strengthen blood vessels against damage done by sodium, according to...
20:53, 09/18/2019

4 Your Health: Study links woman’s waist size to risk of coronary artery disease (NBC)- New unique strategies are needed to reverse the rising death toll from synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to researchers from the Rand Corporation. They say the fentanyl crisis is different because the spread is mostly fueled by suppli...
03:26, 08/30/2019

Milk, Dairy May Cut Risk Of Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes, Poor Heart Health: Study The following study reviewed global scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular, metabolic syndrome, colon or......
23:39, 07/06/2019

7% of U.S. Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Involuntary. That Could Have Long-Term Health Impacts, a Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JA...
02:26, 09/18/2019

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Amazon, Flipkart Said to Be Unlikely to Fully Participate in CCI Study Amazon and Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets....
20:13, 05/28/2019

Amazon, Microsoft, 'Putting World at Risk of Killer AI': Study Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that surveyed major players from the sector....
10:39, 08/22/2019

Building a health-tracking wearable would be a no-brainer for Amazon Amazon is reportedly getting into the wearables space. It would help the company learn more about customers, and potentially corner the market on a demographic of older, sicker users....
19:26, 05/23/2019

Amazon Echo speakers now provide health advice from the NHS You can now ask your Amazon Echo device for health advice and Alexa will give you an answer based on information from NHS Choices, which the Department for Health in England hopes will reduce strain on NHS services.Previously, Alexa had pulled inform...
11:39, 07/10/2019

Amazon fires pose health risks to children: WHO Fires raging in the Amazon pose a risk to health including from respiratory diseases, especially in children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
17:52, 08/30/2019

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon Health care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit in which CVS tried to prevent executive John Lavin from joining Amazon PillPack suggests more concern in private....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the government said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa o...
11:52, 07/10/2019

Deforestation and Climate Change Could Split the Amazon Rainforest in Two, Study Finds When I worry about the Amazon Rainforest, I typically worry about deforestation. Maybe I should start worrying about climate change, too. A new study out Monday shows that climate change plus deforestation equals disaster for the Amazon: The average ...
21:39, 06/25/2019

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the tech giant’s voice assistant Alexa. It’s all in an effort to help more patients at home and cut...
00:39, 07/11/2019

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along those lines coming as soon as next year. Comcast has been working for more than a year now on a healt...
02:26, 05/22/2019

Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart unlikely to respond to key queries in India antitrust study: sources Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc's Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
16:13, 05/28/2019

Study on Amazon and Fake CDs Makes Sweeping Claims After Testing Fewer Than 100 Albums It’s no secret that Amazon struggles to keep fake products off its online marketplace, and it has for a while now. So when a new study made headlines this week for supposedly finding that a quarter of CDs “Fulfilled by Amazon” are knock-offs, it wasn...
07:39, 08/17/2019

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....
19:39, 06/11/2019

Study offers improved estimate of forest gains, losses in Brazilian Amazon An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, used satellite photos and advanced algorithms to more accurately characterize annual forest gains and losses in the Brazilian Amazon....
18:26, 07/30/2019

Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart unlikely to respond to key queries in India antitrust study -sources Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc's Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo competitor to track people's health Comcast is working on a device to monitor people's health at home, as well as some media and communications services, according to people familiar with the plans....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Amazon's Whole Foods is cutting health benefits for part-time workers Whole Foods plans to cut health benefits for the grocery chain's part-time workers, the company confirmed in published reports.       ...
01:26, 09/15/2019

Amazon-Owned Whole Foods Slashes Health Care Benefits for Part-Time Workers Amazon-owned Whole Foods is slashing benefits for 1,900 part-time workers at the start of 2020, with staff working 20 hours a week told the bar to buy into the company health care plan will now be set at 30 hours a week, Business Insider reported thi...
03:39, 09/15/2019

Dr. Alexa: Amazon’s Alexa will soon provide health advice in the UK Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. Critics, however, warn about risks to data privacy....
00:13, 07/11/2019

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
23:39, 07/30/2019

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
03:52, 08/06/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
22:39, 07/17/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
04:13, 08/04/2019

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
00:01, 08/01/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Health Canada warn victims of spring flooding about possible dangers to health when they return home Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's important to dry wet walls and belongings within 48 hours, but that's not often possible in the case of flooding....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
17:52, 07/20/2019

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing som...
06:26, 09/10/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
13:52, 07/27/2019

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
02:13, 09/11/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:13, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole gra...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
01:52, 09/11/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
12:52, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications ...
08:52, 09/03/2019

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
18:39, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shap...
23:00, 07/01/2019

How drones became entertainment Drones might be the future of entertainment, if you believe Intel and its chief rivals. But how did drone-based light and dance shows become so popular?Read More...
20:26, 07/04/2019

It's About to Get Much More Difficult to Fly DJI Drones Into Planes Last year, when a Robinson R22 crashed outside of Charleston, South Carolina, the student pilot and instructor in the helicopter said they lost control of the aircraft as they tried to avoid a DJI Phantom quadcopter. The incident could have been one ...
00:39, 05/23/2019

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britain and the Netherlands. Those who drank red wine had greater diversity of bacteria in their gut, which...
16:26, 08/29/2019

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed 300 adults who wore portable blood pressure cuffs for two str...
08:13, 06/07/2019

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a bigger...
14:39, 06/14/2019

Denmark charges 3 men for buying drones for IS Danish prosecutors have charged three men under Denmark’s anti-terror laws on suspicion of buying drones and component with the purpose to deliver them to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq where they were to be used “in combat actions.”...
13:26, 07/05/2019

Commercial drones are way more popular than the FAA expected The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has unveiled its predictions for the future of drones, and the findings came as a surprise, even to the FAA itself. Non-commercial drone growth has greatly exceeded expectations, increasing by 170 percent last yea...
21:52, 05/06/2019

FAA threatens a $25K fine for anyone weaponizing their drones There is a rite of passage, it seems, for a certain kind of person who acquires a drone. First, buy said drone. Have fun experiencing the novelty of playing with it. After that, see what you can get away with adding to it — which, for some people, un...
21:39, 08/26/2019

How Did Drones Take Out 5 Percent Of The World's Oil Supply? On September 14, some as-yet officially unknown perpetrators launched a complex attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The attack was apparently carried out by drones, cruise missiles, or both. It cut Saudi Arabia’s oil exports by half, a big deal c...
05:14, 09/19/2019

Spy drones are U.S. military's eyes in the sky The U.S. military uses the RQ-4A Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System for real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions        ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Please don't put weapons or fireworks on your drones, FAA warns When you invest in a drone to take some stunning video footage from the skies, you agree to abide by certain rules – and that includes not adding weapons or fireworks to your autonomous flying machine, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)...
12:26, 08/26/2019

FAA threatens $25,000 fine for weaponizing drones It’s perfectly natural for a red-blooded American to, once they have procured their first real drone, experiment with attaching a flame thrower to it. But it turns out that this harmless hobby is frowned upon by the biggest buzzkills in the wor...
01:13, 08/24/2019

IBM is giving away 1,500 DJI drones to help with natural disasters IBM‘s Developer Drone Drop 2019 contest is officially underway. Now through June 16 the company will give away 1,500 drones to developers who enter. Why is IBM giving away free drones? It hopes you’ll use them to deliver AI-powered solutions to the p...
03:13, 05/30/2019

Boko Haram Is Back. With Better Drones. After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military....
04:13, 09/14/2019

Boko Haram Is Back. And They Now Have Better Drones. After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military....
21:52, 09/13/2019

Drones to Carry People Have Yet to Take Off, but They Will Have a Place to Land A small group of entrepreneurs is betting that once the next generation of autonomous, people-carrying drones take off, they will need a place to land. Investors say it is important to start securing sites so that landing pads are available when the ...
21:26, 06/11/2019

DJI drones will detect and warn of airplanes and helicopters DJI has announced that all its consumer drones over 250 grams will use "AirSense" tech to help operators see and avoid airplanes and helicopters. They'll be equipped with so-called ADS-B sensors already installed in many aircraft and air traffic...
10:00, 05/23/2019

APNewsBreak: Nearly all states use drones for range of work SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A survey obtained by The Associated Press shows that public transportation agencies are using drones in nearly every state. The report being released Monday from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Offic...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Police to use drones to target dangerous drivers News 12 Jul, 2019 Initiative from London’s Metropolitan police will see drones target dangerous drivers and those taking part in street races...
16:13, 07/12/2019

The UK's high-energy lasers could zap drones and missiles out of the sky The UK wants to take down enemy drones and missiles with high-energy light beams. The Ministry of Defense (MOD) announced that it's developing laser and radio frequency weapons. Referred to collectively as Direct Energy Weapons (DEW), they'...
18:00, 07/09/2019

The August plot to kill Maduro with drones New videos obtained by CNN provide chilling insight into a mystery drone attack against Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro last year—the world's first known attempt to kill a head of state with a retail drone, purchased online and armed by hand with...
02:13, 06/22/2019

Moment made an anamorphic lens for drones One year ago, Moment released an anamorphic lens for smartphones. Now, the company is bringing a rectangular lens to drones. The new Moment Air lineup includes an anamorphic lens for the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom, plus new filters and a smartp...
00:52, 07/10/2019

Drones could be used to herd rhinos away from poaching hotspots It’s costly to protect southern white rhinos from poachers, but a study suggests the vulnerable animals could be deterred from poaching hotspots using drones...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
04:39, 07/07/2019

Watch: Over 500 Drones Put Up Spectacular Light Show Most of us have seen light and sound shows, but this one was a little different. A video has captured a spectacular light show put on with the help of 526 drones in China....
12:26, 05/29/2019

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.       ...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Oil Pipeline Attacked by Drones Saudi Arabia said it halted pumping on a major oil pipeline after it was hit by armed drones, the latest attack on its energy infrastructure after two of its oil tankers were damaged near the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend....
16:52, 05/14/2019

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
21:52, 06/15/2019

Iranian official warns more US spy drones can be blown out of the sky An Iranian military official said Monday that Tehran is capable of shooting down more American spy drones as tensions between the two countries continue to simmer, according to a report out of the country....
14:39, 06/24/2019

Russia says concerned about U.S. deployment of spy drones in Poland: RIA MOSCOW, June 13 (Reuters) - Russia is concerned about a U.S. plan to deploy spy drones in Poland, RIA news agency cited a Russian deputy foreign minister as saying on Thursday....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press Agency early on Tuesday....
07:13, 06/11/2019

MIT is testing drones that can switch between hovering and gliding There are two types of drones: fixed-wing models that look like airplanes and multicopters that resemble hovering squares. A group of MIT scientists have designed a new platform that lets users combine the best of both worlds and create their own hyb...
02:13, 07/17/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Attacked Its Oil Pipelines (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a coordinated drone atta...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil infrastructure attacked by drones The assaults marked the latest incidents challenging Mideast security after the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier this week amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.     &...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months...
17:39, 09/20/2019

Drones map Chernobyl’s Red Forest for radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination. Researchers from the UK’s University of Bristol, working as part of the National...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Drones could be used in terror attacks, EU security chief fears As drones become smarter, they could be harnessed by terrorists to carry out deadly attacks, the EU commissioner has warned. One scenario involves the aircraft spreading biological agents over a football stadium....
10:00, 08/03/2019

US paratroopers are headed to Afghanistan with these awesome drones that fit in their pockets US Army paratroopers with the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment will deploy to Afghanistan this month with "Black Hornet" reconnaissance drones. These drones are small, lightweight surveillance assets that are small enough to fit in a ...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Flights delayed as drones fly near East Midlands airport Incidents occurred over weekend during Download music festival at nearby parkDetectives have launched an investigation after three drones disrupted flights at an airport during a nearby music festival.Leicestershire police said a pilot of one of the ...
10:39, 06/18/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Oil Stations Attacked By Armed Drones Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that attacks on two of its oil tankers and a major pipeline targeted not only its own security but that of the world's supplies....
10:39, 05/15/2019

Lebanon concludes Israeli drones were on attack mission A Lebanese government investigation has concluded that two Israeli drones that crashed in the Lebanese capital last month were on an attack mission, one of them armed with 4.5 kilograms (10 pounds) of explosives...
15:13, 09/19/2019

Saudi-Led coalition downs two Houthi drones: statement Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted and downed two Houthi drones launched toward the kingdom from Yemen, state TV and state news agency quoted coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki as saying early on Monday....
02:26, 08/26/2019

Iran's naval chief threatens to down more US drones President Trump last week called off military strikes against Iran after the Iranians shot down U.S. surveillance drone, valued at over $100 million, on Thursday.        ...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Audi’s A:Trail concept is an off-road EV with drones for headlights Concept cars are a dime a dozen. Concepts that are built specifically to be taken offroad, those are a special breed of fun. At Frankfurt International Auto Show Audi unveiled the A: Trail concept....
14:39, 09/10/2019

Swarms Of Indian Drones Being Designed To Take Out Targets Like Balakot A team of engineers and software experts at state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd and NewSpace Research and Technologies, a Bengaluru based start-up looking at next-generation aviation technologies, is......
10:26, 07/12/2019

'Ghost Recon Breakpoint' pits you against killer drones Ubisoft revealed the latest entry in its long-running Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon franchise at a world premiere event Thursday. Set on a remote Pacific island called Auroa, home to a mysterious tech company called Skell Technology, Ghost Recon Brea...
01:00, 05/10/2019

AI helps drones dodge fast-moving objects In a newly published research paper, scientists propose a novel approach to navigation that enables drones to avoid multiple moving obstacles.Read More...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Iraqi PM denies allegations attack drones took off from Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is denying allegations that drones which targeted Saudi oil pipelines last month could have taken off from Iraq, rather than Yemen. The attack — claimed by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels who are ...
12:13, 06/26/2019

Lebanese army fires at Israeli drones near border The Lebanese army opened fire at two of three Israeli drones that breached Lebanese airspace on Wednesday evening in the south of the country near the Israeli border, and all three returned to Israeli airspace, the army said....
21:00, 08/28/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Missiles and Drones Hit Oil Facilities (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones attacked the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists the remains of the weapons while stopping short of directly accusing Ira...
11:40, 09/19/2019

Singapore probes drones at airport that disrupted 63 flights SINGAPORE (AP) — Drones buzzing around Singapore’s Changi Airport have caused the delay or diversion of 63 flights in the past week, triggering an official investigation and raising questions about the motives of the offenders. Regulators said ...
09:39, 06/25/2019

Alphabet's Wing introduces an air traffic control app for drones This spring Alphabet subsidiary Wing LLC became the first drone delivery company to receive FAA certification, and the company has successfully launched drone delivery service in Australia and Helsinki. Now, with more drones in the sky, it needs a wa...
02:13, 07/17/2019

For U.S. Military Drones, Airspace Is Growing More Congested, Dangerous Unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft, with their suites of advanced technology, are the high-price product of years of domestic drone development during an era of nearly uncontested airspace....
14:13, 07/04/2019

Scientists Are Probing Tornadoes With Drones to Save Lives This spring saw one of the worst tornado outbreaks in recent years. More than 300 twisters touched down from Texas to North Dakota to Pennsylvania, scarring the landscape, causing widespread damage, and at least eight fatalities. Read more......
17:52, 06/26/2019

AP Explains: How Yemen's rebels increasingly deploy drones In Yemen, the high-pitched whine of drones has been a part of life for over 15 years, ever since the first U.S. drone strike here targeting al-Qaida in 2002....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Climate activists to fly drones at London's Heathrow Airport Cliamte change activists hope to disrupt flights at the second busiest airport in the world. A mysterious drone pilot caused chaos at nearby Gatwick Airport late last year....
15:39, 08/29/2019

Climate activists to target Heathrow airport with toy drones British climate change activists said they would disrupt London’s Heathrow airport with toy drones from Sept. 13, a step they hope will ground flights....
12:39, 08/30/2019

Yemeni rebels use drones to strike oil pipeline, Saudis say The attack targeted the oil facilities of state-owned oil giant Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said. It came two days after four oil tankers, including two Saudi-owned ones, were damaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in what Emira...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Parrot plans to retire its Mambo and Swing drones Drone company Parrot, maker of the Anafi 4K folding drone, is reportedly leaving the mini-drone market. Parrot has been shifting its focus away from consumer drones since 2017, but it's been a slow transition. This week, Wirecutter confirmed tha...
22:52, 07/19/2019

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash...
23:26, 05/24/2019

RPT-London's Heathrow airport says no disruption from activists' drones London's Heathrow Airport said there had been no disruption to operations by climate activists who planned to fly drones near the airport to ground flights on Friday, with British police saying they had arrested two men at the airport....
08:52, 09/13/2019

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
17:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. commander: Navy ship may have shot down 2 Iranian drones A U.S. military commander has said a Navy warship may have shot down not one, but two Iranian drones in the Strait of Hormuz last week -- a claim that drew another immediate denial from Tehran....
00:39, 07/25/2019

How US states use drones to inspect bridges, help predict avalanches SALT LAKE CITY — In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures. Public transport...
20:26, 05/20/2019

North Carolina seeks public comment on use of drones RALEIGH, N.C. — The state Transportation Department wants to hear from North Carolina residents about what they think of drones. The department’s Division of Aviation has begun an online survey to gather comment about drones. Basil Yap is the u...
13:00, 07/26/2019

At least 10 held for flying drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow A number of environmental activists were arrested in London Friday for trying to fly drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow Airport -- a protest authorities called a serious safety risk, punishable by life in prison....
05:13, 09/14/2019

We're Going to Mistake the Drones of the Future for Annoying Flying Insects Harvard’s robotic flying bee has been in development for well over a decade now. And despite its incredibly simple design, over the past few years, its creators have improved Robobee’s capabilities, adding abilities such as the ability to hover and e...
02:26, 06/28/2019

The Most-Wanted ISIS Leader Is Still Alive. Here’s How the U.S. Is Using Drones to Hunt Him Down The call for help came from half a world away to a windowless room at a remote airbase in South Dakota. An American military advisor was calling from eastern Syria, asking the team at Ellsworth Air Force Base to deploy a drone to hunt down a small gr...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Russia says it will give soldiers bomb-carrying drones Never mind using small drones for battlefield recon -- if Russia has its way, they'll be another part of the arsenal. The country's Defense Ministry recently told Izvestia that it's not only outfitting platoons with small drones, but w...
07:00, 07/08/2019

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 Yemen rebel drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel late Saturday said the rebels targeted S...
06:13, 06/30/2019

AI helps drones navigate forests and other ‘cluttered’ environments In a newly-published paper, researchers propose an AI framework that guides drones through cluttered environments that they've never seen before.Read More...
22:52, 06/24/2019

FAA warning to idiots who add weapons to their drones: Expect a $25,000 fine There is a rite of passage, it seems, for a certain kind of person who acquires a drone. First, buy said drone. Have fun experiencing the novelty of playing with it. After that, see what you can get away with adding to it — which, for some peop...
21:52, 08/24/2019

The Latest: Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7 a.m. Saudi Arabia says its military intercepted five drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeting t...
05:39, 06/14/2019

Northwest Fire District uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON- The Northwest Fire District is using tools that will help assist during hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a ...
05:13, 06/14/2019

London's Heathrow airport says no disruption from activists' drones London's Heathrow Airport said there had been no disruption to operations by climate activists who planned to fly drones near the airport to ground flights on Friday, with British police saying they had arrested two men at the airport....
08:52, 09/13/2019

DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed by Reuters on Monday....
22:39, 05/20/2019

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
21:13, 08/15/2019

Switzerland Strives to Be Global Leader in Opening Skies for Drones Switzerland is working on pioneering ways to handle booming drone traffic aimed at allowing unmanned aircraft to quickly operate in much more of the nation’s airspace than approaches being pursued in other countries....
12:39, 08/06/2019

'Dragon' drones: the flame throwers fighting wildfires with fire Self-igniting eggs dropped by flying gadgets: it sounds scary, but the resulting blazes can limit destructionThe drone propels a stream of flaming gasoline on to the treeline or drops self-igniting “dragon eggs” that spark a cluster of flames. Manage...
22:39, 09/04/2019

Saudi oil attack: Drones and missiles were launched from Iran, US officials say The US has reportedly identified locations in Iran from which drones and cruise missiles were launched against Saudi oil complexes on Saturday, disrupting global supply....
18:52, 09/18/2019

'Technical glitch' - eco group's drones grounded in bid to shut Heathrow Climate-change activists who hoped to bring London Heathrow, Europe's biggest airport, to a standstill on Friday instead found it was their drones that had been grounded....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
13:52, 05/31/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah hands two crashed drones to Lebanese army Lebanon's Hezbollah group on Friday handed over two drones that crashed in Beirut to the Lebanese army, Hezbollah's al-Manar news channel and Lebanese military sources said....
01:26, 08/31/2019

Some Want Delivery Drones to Buzz Off. Would Stricter Rules Change Their Minds? A parliamentary report into one of the world’s most advanced drone-delivery trials, by a Google affiliate in Australia, raised concerns about privacy, noise and wildlife, underscoring challenges tech giants face as they prepare to bring such services...
15:39, 08/02/2019

DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if they use commercial drones made in China, according ...
22:52, 05/20/2019

NYPD to scour skies for drones during Sunday’s pride march The NYPD will scour the skies for drones at the New York City Pride March Sunday — largely out of fear that they could “fall from the sky,” top officials said Tuesday. “What we’re mostly concerned about is that because [...
04:00, 06/26/2019

2 Israeli drones crash over Beirut, Hezbollah denies firing Hezbollah says two Israeli drones crashed in the Lebanese capital overnight without the militants firing on them, hours after Israel said it struck Iranian targets in neighboring Syria to foil an imminent attack...
13:13, 08/25/2019

Drones used missiles with knife warhead to take out single terrorist targets Enlarge / A see-through model of the original Hellfire missile. Imagine the center replaced with a set of pop-out blades, and you've got the "Flying Ginsu." (credit: Lockheed Martin) Drone strikes have been the go-to approach by both the US militar...
20:13, 05/09/2019

Confronted by Drones, Monkeys Warn Comrades of Incoming 'Eagle' Researchers in Senegal recently flew drones in the vicinity of green monkeys to see how the primates might respond. Incredibly, the monkeys produced an instinctual alarm call consistent with an eagle sighting. Kinda makes sense—except for the fact th...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Hezbollah says will hit back at Israel as Lebanon fires at Israeli drones Hezbollah said it would respond with a "surprise" strike against Israel after drones crashed in Lebanon at the weekend but it also said a new full-out war between the longtime adversaries remains unlikely....
23:26, 08/28/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Iranian cruise missiles and drones used in Saudi oil facilities, US officials say It has been more than 3 days since Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure was crippled, and as the investigation continues, fingers are pointing towards Iran as not only the perpetrator, but also the launch territory....
22:52, 09/17/2019

Moment takes to the sky with an anamorphic lens, filters, and cases for drones As cinematographers look for other ways to add visual elements to movies, Moment announces support for popular drones with its fantastic anamorphic lens and more....
18:52, 07/09/2019

Climate activists to fly drones at London Heathrow airport from Sept. 13 British climate-change activists said they would fly toy drones at London's Heathrow airport from Sept. 13, a step that is likely to ground all flights, to put pressure on the government to take tougher steps to reduce greenhouse gases....
10:39, 08/29/2019

Northrop Grumman nabs $65M for MQ-4C Triton drones for Navy, Australia Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $65 million contract for parts for production and delivery of three MQ-4C Triton drones for the U.S. Navy and the Australian government....
02:13, 05/31/2019

DJI Plans to Build Drones in California Amid US Security Concern DJI Technology has said it plans to use a company warehouse in California to assemble them, a move that follows security concerns raised by some US lawmakers....
08:00, 06/25/2019

Houthi drones hit two Aramco plants, Saudis say fires contained Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two Saudi Aramco plants, including the world's biggest oil processing facility, sparking fires in the latest flare up of violence in the Gulf....
13:52, 09/14/2019

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia....
00:26, 06/04/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch drones on 2 big Saudi oil sites Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy supplies...
22:39, 09/14/2019

Next generation farming: How drones are changing the face of British agriculture Agricultural drones could help farmers take care of their crops and even cut down on pesticides. While there's certainly some buzz, laws and price tags may hinder the industry from taking off....
13:52, 07/19/2019

Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions in the region. Iran’s naval commander Rear Adm. Hossein Khanzadi, meanwhile, warned that Irani...
11:13, 06/24/2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels launch drones on 2 big Saudi oil sites Drone attacks targeted a major Saudi Aramco processing facility and oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia Saturday, the Interior Ministry said, sparking a huge fire at one of the sites before dawn....
00:52, 09/15/2019

Armed drones attack oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia For the second day in a row Tuesday, attackers targeted equipment of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure -- this time oil pumping stations for a major oil pipeline....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Iran military says all its drones have returned safely to base: report Iran's top military spokesman said all the country's drones had returned safely to base, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, after President Donald Trump said a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" one....
09:52, 07/19/2019

Missiles and drones that hit Saudi oil fields: Made in Iran, but fired by whom? Enlarge / Smoke billows from Saudi Aramco's oil processing plants in Abqaiq and Khurais, Saudi Arabia, after attacks on September 14—attacks that used drones and possibly cruise missiles built in Iran. (credit: Orbital Horizon/Copernicus Sentinel Dat...
05:39, 09/17/2019

Drones disrupt flights at Singapore airport for second time in a week Unauthorized drone flying caused the second spate of delays and flight diversions in less than a week at Singapore's Changi airport on Monday night, the city-state's aviation authority said....
05:00, 06/25/2019

Iran's deputy foreign minister says Tehran has not lost any drones Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi denied on Friday that Iran had lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone....
09:52, 07/19/2019

Lebanon's President Aoun likens Israeli drones to 'declaration of war' President Michel Aoun said on Monday that Lebanon had a right to defend itself, likening Israeli drone strikes to a "declaration of war" amid rising tensions between the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement and Israel....
20:52, 08/26/2019

Saudi oil latest: Drones and missiles were launched from Iran, US officials say The US has reportedly identified locations in Iran from which drones and cruise missiles were launched against Saudi oil complexes on Saturday, disrupting global supply....
10:13, 09/18/2019

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are working on plans to keep planes in the sky....
16:39, 09/10/2019

Best microSD cards of 2019: Flash memory for cameras, drones and more If you need some extra storage space for the best camera or smartphone in your life, then you’re going to need to get your hands on one of the best microSD cards. We’ve done the heavy lifting for you, and have collected the best memory ...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Alphabet’s Wing drones will soon deliver FedEx and Walgreens packages This fall, Alphabet's drone delivery arm Wing will begin delivering goods for FedEx Express, Walgreens and a small retailer. The pilot program will be based in Christiansburg, Virginia, and it's meant to prove that Wing's drones are re...
00:52, 09/20/2019

Insitu nets $390.4M for Blackjack, ScanEagle drones for U.S. military, allies Insitu was awarded a $390.4 million contract to supply 63 RQ-21A drones for the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy as well as 17 for Canada, Poland and Oman....
18:00, 07/01/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
15:00, 06/26/2019

New Amazon Echo gear on the way? Amazon teases big Seattle launch event At this rate, you’re going to need to build an extension on your house to accommodate all the Amazon Echo speakers out there: Amazon has just announced that it’s going to be hosting a large launch event in Seattle at the end of this mon...
06:52, 09/13/2019

Amazon Echo in your wishlist? Amazon's dropping prices before Black Friday Amazon has slashed the price of its Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Plus (first generation), and Amazon Echo Dot speakers – all of which are 'Certified Refurbed' by the tech giant. That means these deals are for Amazon Echo speakers th...
19:13, 09/17/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will ...
08:52, 07/02/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
15:00, 05/27/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Saudi Arabia displays recovered drones and missiles, points to Iran Saudi Arabia has displayed recovered evidence from the oil attack that it says points to Iran. It showed the wreckage of what it said were cruise missiles and drones....
23:39, 09/18/2019

China could be the first in the world to start regular flights on pilotless passenger drones Chinese startup Ehang says its autonomous passenger drones could soon be flying in the skies of China's biggest cities, making the country one of the first in the world to roll out such a project....
13:00, 08/28/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi's Abha airport with drones: Houthi TV Yemen's Houthis launched a drone attack against Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the movement's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, citing a military spokesman....
08:39, 08/10/2019

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues....
02:39, 07/05/2019

Drones Disrupt Flights At Singapore's Main Airport Second Time In A Week Drone sightings have disrupted flights at Singapore's main airport for the second time in a week, authorities said, as the devices increasingly cause havoc for air traffic worldwide....
05:26, 06/25/2019

Climate-change activists' plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones frustrated Climate-change activists who planned to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones were frustrated early on Friday as the devices failed to fly and Europe's biggest airport continued to operate as usual....
10:52, 09/13/2019

Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles Billions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has proved no match for low-cost drones and cruise missiles used in a strike that crippled its giant oil industry....
05:39, 09/18/2019

Extinction Rebellion considers using drones to shut London's Heathrow Airport Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion are considering using drones to shut London's Heathrow Airport this summer in a campaign against plans to build a third runway at Europe's busiest airport, the group said on Thursday....
01:52, 05/31/2019

DJI unveils plans to start assembling drones in US amid security concerns The world’s largest consumer drone maker also rebutted security concerns on its products, saying it does not collect customer data or send it back to China....
11:39, 06/26/2019

New Navy ocean attack plan combines air, surface and undersea drones Should an enemy submarine surface well beyond undersea or surface drone detection range and send intelligence to attack platforms - US Navy platforms could be vulnerable in some instances. Fortified by targeting data from well beyond the horizon, ene...
18:39, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Climate activists to fly drones at London Heathrow airport from Sept. 13 British climate-change activists said they would fly toy drones at London's Heathrow airport from Sept. 13, a step that is likely to ground all flights, to put pressure on the government to take tougher steps to reduce greenhouse gases....
10:39, 08/29/2019

Drones delay flights at Singapore's Changi Airport for second time in a week Drone sightings, alongside weather conditions, delayed 18 flights and forced a further seven to be diverted Monday evening, according to the country's Civil Aviation Authority....
12:39, 06/25/2019

Drones flown straight at aircraft to test collision avoidance tech A start-up has tested its collision avoidance system by flying drones straight at planes and helicopters over 7000 times —  so far there haven't been any crashes...
09:52, 05/24/2019

Israeli drones strike Palestinian base operated by Hezbollah ally Israeli drones bombed a Palestinian base in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria early Monday amid rising tensions in the Middle East, the Lebanese state-run National News Agency and a Palestinian official said....
19:39, 08/26/2019

Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police....
03:52, 09/13/2019

Climate activists plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport next month A UK group of climate activists is planning to fly drones close to Heathrow Airport next month in a direct action they hope will shut down the country’s largest airport for days or even longer. The planned action is in protest at the government...
15:13, 08/29/2019

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran as Iran’s navy chief warned Iranian forces wouldn’t hesitate t...
15:52, 06/24/2019

Pompeo accuses Iran of 'unprecedented attack' after drones hit Saudi oil facilities Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the international community to join him Saturday in condemning Iran for drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities, which he described as "an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply."...
04:00, 09/15/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha airport with drones, Houthi TV says Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi militia attacked Abha airport in Saudi Arabia on Thursday with drones, the group's Al Masirah TV said, citing a military spokesman....
20:52, 07/25/2019

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reported, describing the rebels as "terrorists"....
23:39, 06/04/2019

Canada police use drones, dogs in hunt for teenage murder suspects Canadian police were using drones and dogs to scour harsh terrain in northern Manitoba on Thursday in the search for two teenagers wanted in the killings of three people, including an American woman and her Australian boyfriend....
03:52, 07/26/2019

Flame-throwing drones: the scary-sounding devices that could save lives Self-igniting eggs dropped by ‘dragon’ drones: it sounds scary, but the resulting blazes can limit destructionThe drone propels a stream of flaming gasoline on to the treeline or drops self-igniting “dragon eggs” that spark a cluster of flames. Manag...
12:26, 09/04/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel reported early Tuesday the rebels...
05:39, 06/11/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
15:26, 07/09/2019

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
02:52, 07/17/2019

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....
09:26, 08/05/2019

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 ...
22:26, 07/03/2019

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....
20:26, 05/20/2019

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....
21:00, 05/24/2019

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 cro...
07:00, 08/31/2019

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, ...
10:00, 09/11/2019

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 AID...
01:26, 07/03/2019

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 m...
21:52, 07/03/2019

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you’re going to die Enlarge / Samples of donated blood in Vacutainer test tubes. (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 pe...
13:52, 08/22/2019

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. Doct...
16:46, 08/12/2019

Airports begin to fight back against rogue drones with anti-incursion systems With the FAA predicting the number of drones in the sky will reach 7 million by 2020, dozens of tech companies are racing to develop and install anti-incursion systems. ...
23:13, 06/24/2019

'Technical glitch': eco group's drones stall in bid to shut London's Heathrow airport Climate-change activists who had hoped to bring Europe's biggest airport, London Heathrow, to a standstill on Friday found instead that it was their drones that struggled to get off the ground....
15:26, 09/13/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
03:39, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Climate-change activists' plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones frustrated Climate-change activists who planned to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones were frustrated early on Friday as the devices failed to fly and Europe's biggest airport continued to operate as usual....
08:52, 09/13/2019

Lebanon’s Hezbollah vows to shoot down Israeli drones after 2 go down near stronghold on ‘suicide mission’ Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader vowed Sunday to shoot down any Israeli drones that enter Lebanese airspace from now on after one allegedly crashed and another exploded in Beirut overnight....
04:52, 08/26/2019

Drones wiped out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production — and it could lead to higher gas prices (WTI) Reuters A drone strike that knocked out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production could lead to higher oil prices globally, according to analysts. The production shutdown amounts to about 5% of the world's daily production of crude oil, or roughly 5 mi...
22:39, 09/15/2019

Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones The Israeli military carried out a late-night attack on targets inside Syria Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a "very imminent" Iranian drone strike....
03:26, 08/25/2019

Coast Guard arms entire cutter fleet with ship-launched drones The Coast Guard’s vigorous push to equip its entire Cutter fleet with deck-mounted surveillance drones offers an interesting window into the service's expanding mission scope - to include an increased focus upon great power threats and potential mili...
17:26, 05/07/2019

Navy fast-tracks new large 'strike warfare' attack surface drones The Navy is moving fast to build new medium- and large-sized armed surface attack drones able to hunt submarines, surveil the air and sea and launch offensive attacks across air, surface and undersea domains....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Abha and Jizan airports The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted and downed three drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the southwestern Saudi cities of Jizan and Abha, state TV reported on Tuesday....
22:39, 07/16/2019

More evidence points to Iranian cruise missiles, drones in attack on Saudi oilfield Drone wreck and cruise missile wreckage from the attack on the Aramco Abqaiq oil refinery is displayed during a Saudi Arabian Ministry of Defense news conference in Riyadh on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. [credit: ...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Pentagon seeks laser-armed space drones to attack enemy ICBMs Laser-armed drones operating in space may soon sense, track, target and ultimately incinerate enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles flying above the earth’s atmosphere....
15:39, 06/17/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be ap...
14:00, 07/08/2019

U.S. senators ask Amazon CEO if 'Amazon's Choice' deceives consumers Two U.S. senators asked Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Monday how the "Amazon's Choice" badge on certain products is determined and whether the mark deceives consumers into purchasing "products of inferior quality."...
08:39, 08/13/2019

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....
22:00, 06/05/2019

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 u...
07:00, 08/31/2019

Google researchers discovered serious iOS security flaws Six critical security vulnerabilities that were patched in the iOS 12.4 update released earlier this month were originally discovered by security researchers at Google. Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß, two members of Google's Project Z...
19:39, 07/30/2019

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....
09:13, 05/27/2019

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....
00:39, 08/09/2019

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....
18:26, 07/16/2019

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-st...
01:00, 06/06/2019

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 ...
20:13, 08/30/2019

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....
22:00, 05/30/2019

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 ev...
18:00, 06/10/2019

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....
04:52, 09/17/2019

Researchers ask boaters to stay 100 metres away from whale The whale was seen in the Charlottetown harbour last Thursday, and more sightings were reported in the North, Hillsborough and West Rivers over the weekend....
22:39, 06/25/2019

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 research. Analysis from Ethical Cons...
14:13, 07/05/2019

Researchers Designed a Video Game That Changes on the Fly to Compensate For Lag Be it from a bad controller, an over-taxed computer, or troubles with a network connection, lag—also known as latency—has been plaguing gamers for decades. Responsive controls are crucial for victory in any kind of game requiring quick reflexes, but ...
21:39, 06/25/2019

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, ...
08:26, 06/28/2019

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...
14:26, 09/11/2019

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....
00:52, 05/31/2019

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....
20:39, 06/06/2019

Researchers confirm 1,600 secret graves in Mexico Researchers in Mexico say they’ve confirmed the existence of 1,606 secret graves that contained 2,489 bodies throughout the country from 2006 to 2017...
00:39, 06/21/2019

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...
21:39, 07/23/2019

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....
22:52, 08/01/2019

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....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Cockatoo choreographs his own dance moves, researchers believe New study of Snowball the prancing parrot points to bird at peak of his creative powersWhen Snowball the sulphur-crested cockatoo revealed his first dance moves a decade ago he became an instant sensation. The foot-tapping, head-bobbing bird boogied ...
17:13, 07/08/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May...
08:13, 05/08/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being entertained alone and separated from others is off-pu...
00:26, 05/06/2019

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....
13:00, 08/06/2019

Audi created an autonomous quattro off-roader that uses flying drones to illuminate the road instead of headlights Audi Audi has released the concept AI:TRAIL quattro, an emissions-free autonomous off-roader. The AI:TRAIL includes features such as removable hammock-like backseats and LED drones that fly ahead of the vehicle and illuminate the road, instead of he...
19:39, 09/17/2019

Massive Lego National Cathedral built with Vader, drones, Harry Potter wands The inside of the Bethlehem Chapel replica, which is a small chapel in the basement of the cathedral. It is nearly complete except for the vaulted ceilings. WASHINGTON, DC—As millions of dollars in donations s...
16:26, 05/11/2019

Drones increasingly used in Africa to save people's lives, deliver blood samples to labs It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to track down and kill Islamic militants in Somalia, or fighters in Libya. But there is a mushrooming use of...
16:39, 08/21/2019

Met second-in-command issues stark warning to Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to use drones at Heathrow One of the Met Police's most senior officers today warned Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to use drones at Heathrow Airport that it would be "reckless in the extreme"....
14:13, 06/04/2019

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a long time, the effects of smoking can be devastating to your health. Researchers in Australia found s...
00:00, 07/06/2019

4 Your Health: Owning a dog could help health The HPV vaccine could prevent nearly all of the cancers associated with the virus. According to the CDC, nearly 35,000 cases of cancer that were probably caused by HPV were diagnosed each year between 2012 and 2016. The researchers say the vaccine co...
10:39, 08/24/2019

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...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Climate change threatens peace efforts: researchers The largest peacekeeping missions in the world are in countries most exposed to climate change, according to a Sweden-based research institute. Without new approaches, peace doesn't stand a chance, an expert told DW....
02:39, 06/26/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States....
01:39, 05/15/2019

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...
10:39, 08/22/2019

Yale researchers spot a biomarker that could help to predict suicide Researchers at Yale University believe they’ve found a marker within the brain that could help to prevent suicide. The marker, known as mGlurR5, is a glutamate receptor found throughout all regions of the brain, and is known to play a role in a numbe...
03:52, 05/14/2019

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....
07:39, 08/15/2019

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...
02:39, 07/03/2019

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as cities like Las Vegas or Hamburg...
18:52, 06/13/2019

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...
12:39, 08/09/2019

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....
19:13, 06/27/2019

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 ha...
19:52, 06/14/2019

| 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....
23:52, 09/16/2019

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....
18:26, 08/14/2019

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, researchers said on Friday....
01:13, 09/14/2019

Simple Design Changes Could Make YouTube Better for the Planet, Researchers Say YouTube is where preschoolers go for their Baby Shark fix. It’s where beauty bloggers rejoice as they unbox their new favorite lipstick. As it turns out, the website—my 3-year-old niece’s one and only true love—also contributes to climate change in ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

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....
00:13, 06/13/2019

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 sol...
20:13, 07/02/2019

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...
12:39, 05/21/2019

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 unifor...
22:39, 06/17/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
04:52, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail – video A team of researchers at Japan’s Keio university have built a robotic tail. Dubbed 'Arque', the grey one-metre device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and monkeys, used to keep balance while running and climbing Continue reading......
01:39, 08/16/2019

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 rob...
20:26, 06/19/2019

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....
21:26, 08/17/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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....
10:52, 06/17/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona has been working on the project with his team for mo...
08:39, 05/18/2019

Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal Enlarge / An infographic from Advanced Intelligence showing the hacking group Fxmsp's breach-selling business model. (credit: AdvIntel) In a report published Thursday, researchers at the threat-research company Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) reve...
20:13, 05/09/2019

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....
18:13, 09/17/2019

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 memo...
22:13, 06/11/2019

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....
23:26, 07/18/2019

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....
21:39, 07/12/2019

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, 06/07/2019

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,’...
02:26, 06/08/2019

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...
00:26, 05/28/2019

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 practic...
19:26, 08/04/2019

Researchers find Twitter is good for amplifying lies When it comes to spreading President Trump's false and misleading remarks, Twitter is a perfect storm. A study by Media Matters found that when tweeting about Trump's statements, major news outlets include false information 30 percent of th...
19:00, 05/03/2019

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....
10:39, 07/27/2019

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...
11:00, 06/05/2019

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”        ...
21:26, 06/01/2019

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 t...
01:39, 07/31/2019

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."...
19:39, 09/18/2019

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 ...
07:13, 09/19/2019

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....
00:26, 08/02/2019

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 t...
22:52, 08/01/2019

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....
20:26, 07/31/2019

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 th...
12:52, 05/02/2019

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...
20:26, 09/18/2019

'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....
23:13, 09/05/2019

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 a...
09:26, 09/07/2019

Google researchers disclose ‘interactionless’ iOS exploits valued at $5M A duo of Google bug-hunting researchers have disclosed several “interactionless” vulnerabilities in iOS that made it possible for hackers to hijack your iPhone via iMessage – without even engaging with the malicious texts. The researchers, Natalie Si...
14:00, 07/30/2019

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...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Apple may soon hand special iPhones to security researchers Apple will start providing security researchers special iPhones and will finally launch a bug bounty program for Mac, according to Forbes. Cupertino will reportedly announce those security measures at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas la...
21:26, 08/06/2019

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...
20:39, 08/27/2019

Project Zero Researchers Disclose Five 'Zero Interaction' iMessage Flaws Google Project Zero team has yet again found a number of security vulnerabilities in Apple's iOS operating system. Two members of the Project Zero team discovered five new "zero interaction"......
23:39, 07/30/2019

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, 06/07/2019

Researchers: Anonymized data does little to protect user privacy Providing third-parties with data is a necessary cost of living in the 21st century. Whether it’s securing auto insurance, undergoing a routine examination at the dentist, or chatting up friends and relatives on Facebook, each of us will hand over ab...
04:26, 07/30/2019

How Facebook plans to keep your data private while opening it up to researchers Ever since the 2016 US presidential elections, social network Facebook has been at the receiving end of criticism for its outsized influence on worldwide electoral processes, and threats to democracy from the spread of fake news. Now more than a year...
15:39, 04/30/2019

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....
02:00, 09/04/2019

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 con...
12:39, 08/07/2019

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....
18:00, 07/30/2019

Reducing air pollution could save thousands of lives, researchers say Although air quality has improved significantly since the 1990s, a new study claims that pollution still causes lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans a year....
01:26, 07/27/2019

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 research...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Zipline drones take flight in Ghana, making it world's largest autonomous medical-delivery network On Wednesday, Zipline International — the autonomous medical-delivery service that launched in Rwanda just three years ago — announced it has officially expanded its operations to Ghana. Its reach will now serve nearly 22 million people....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on the kingdom DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on the kingdom....
12:39, 05/14/2019

Heathrow drone protest: Climate activists plan to disrupt airport with drones despite pre-emptive arrests Climate activists plan to disrupt Heathrow by flying drones today despite the arrest of five of the group's members in a pre-emptive strike by police....
05:52, 09/13/2019

Heathrow drone protest: Climate activists plan to disrupt airport with drones despite five members being arrested Climate activists plan to disrupt Heathrow by flying drones today despite the arrest of five of the group's members in a pre-emptive strike by police....
18:13, 09/13/2019

Iran’s naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones....
11:13, 06/24/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: the best deals on Amazon UAE Amazon Prime Day 2019 is finally here, and we're already scrambling to find the best deals to add to our carts. Our Prime Day deals list is below, full of the best 4KTV deals, AirPods on sale, Apple iPad (both the cheap iPad and the newer i...
12:13, 07/15/2019

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....
05:26, 09/20/2019

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....
04:13, 08/28/2019

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...
01:26, 08/06/2019

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 pat...
05:13, 06/29/2019

Researchers balance Casimir effects, make tiny hoverboard Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Empty space isn't actually empty. Even if you somehow managed to suck every single atom out of it, the Universe is filled with various fields that dictate the behavior of particles and forces. These fields even c...
20:52, 06/06/2019

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 ...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Researchers identify common type of dementia similar to Alzheimer’s Researchers have identified a new type of dementia they are calling LATE. NBC News- Scientists have been puzzled by patients with signs of dementia, but whose brains don’t show the aberrant proteins that are typical biomarkers of Alzheimer’s di...
17:26, 05/02/2019

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....
19:26, 05/13/2019

Extraterrestrials may spout out toxic gas as a sign of life, researchers suggest As the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life marches on, researchers have suggested no shortage of possible signs to look for, including carbon monoxide, dust storms and methane, which is commonly emitted from organic means, including humans. ...
00:13, 06/27/2019

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...
20:13, 06/14/2019

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....
10:52, 06/27/2019

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 o...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps Researchers posing as heroin users seeking help contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates. The study found the “secret shoppers” were denied appointments much of the time, especially if t...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Rural regions outpace urban areas in obesity, researchers say Research drawing on more than 2,000 studies of 200 countries found that more than 55 percent of the global increase in body mass index in the past 30 years has come from rural populations, especially in low- and middle-income countries....
23:00, 05/08/2019

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 looki...
19:26, 08/06/2019

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.  ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

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......
20:39, 06/20/2019

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......
09:52, 06/14/2019

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....
12:52, 05/24/2019

Researchers Send Fake Presidential Alerts to Stadium of 50,000 Using LTE Vulnerability Researchers figured out a way to exploit the system that sends presidential emergency alerts to our phones, simulating their method on a 50,000 seat football stadium in Colorado with a 90 percent success rate.Read more......
22:00, 06/24/2019

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....
22:26, 06/05/2019

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...
21:39, 08/14/2019

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 Nort...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Why researchers are turning to gene therapy to treat heart failure Single jab could reduce risk of heart attack for some but wider benefit is yet to be provenGene therapy startup plans to slash heart attack risk with jabThe rise in life expectancy in Britain from 2001 to 2016 was largely driven by better medical car...
22:39, 05/10/2019

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.  ...
23:13, 07/22/2019

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 sta...
20:13, 08/28/2019

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...
23:13, 05/15/2019

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 Br...
09:39, 07/02/2019

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....
18:13, 07/02/2019

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...
20:26, 07/16/2019

Researchers spot at least 9 great white sharks off Cape Cod coast Researchers have reportedly spotted at least nine great white sharks off the coast of Cape Cod Bay since Massachusetts scientists started tracking them on Monday....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Georgia Tech researchers teach robots to be mechanical MacGyvers There weren't many sticky situations that '80s television action hero MacGyver couldn't slip out of with the help of a disposable lighter, penknife and two tabs of Alka Seltzer. His unconventional application of scientific principles a...
04:13, 08/29/2019

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, A...
23:00, 07/02/2019

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...
05:26, 08/29/2019

Researchers send a (simulated) particle on a trip back through time We won't be seeing it in a DeLorean any time soon, but a team of quantum physicists have succeeded in sending a simulated particle back in time. Using an IBM quantum computer and a 'time reversal' algorithm, the researchers reversed th...
19:52, 05/09/2019

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....
16:26, 07/16/2019

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 unplac...
13:26, 09/19/2019

New algorithm allows researchers to change what people say on video by editing transcript For better or worse, it’s getting easier than ever to doctor video footage, and the latest development in this field is as scary as it is impressive. A new algorithm developed by researchers from Stanford University, Max Planck Institute for Informat...
17:26, 06/06/2019

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....
08:26, 06/05/2019

Researchers Say They’ve Created a Blood Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Researchers at Stanford University and elsewhere say they’ve taken an important step in potentially helping people with a barely understood ailment that’s long been viewed skeptically by the public and even some doctors. They claim to have created a...
21:39, 04/30/2019

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 Geo...
01:13, 07/31/2019

'Smart' clothing can boost wearable tech: Singapore researchers Researchers in Singapore have invented 'smart' clothing they say can boost signals and save battery life on wireless devices such as headphones and smart watches....
11:39, 08/15/2019

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 describ...
04:13, 06/19/2019

'Smart' clothing can boost wearable tech -Singapore researchers Researchers in Singapore have invented 'smart' clothing they say can boost signals and save battery life on wireless devices such as headphones and smart watches....
13:13, 08/15/2019

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 c...
16:00, 06/06/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/18/2019

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 reveal...
22:00, 07/22/2019

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, ...
22:13, 08/09/2019

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....
01:52, 07/11/2019

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....
13:39, 07/24/2019

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 st...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy Researchers have developed a new 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 ar...
17:39, 06/25/2019

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.       ...
00:13, 06/11/2019

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....
10:00, 09/04/2019

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 c...
23:52, 05/28/2019