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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 de...

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 a...
18:00 2019-08-23

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...
00:17 2019-09-19

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 dat...
00:51 2019-06-15

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-...
01:34 2019-09-06

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 ...
05:51 2019-09-20

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 en...
09:00 2019-08-29

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 ...
20:17 2019-06-05

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 “...
18:34 2019-06-27

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country's Department of Health and Social Care said https:/...
08:51 2019-07-10

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 an...
01:00 2019-08-09

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 Copte...
18:34 2019-06-06

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....
04:17 2019-06-06

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 Trad...
00:17 2019-06-22

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......
06:34 2019-06-22

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 ...
10:17 2019-06-06

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 ...
01:34 2019-09-11

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......
07:51 2019-06-22

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 a...
17:34 2019-08-06

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
16:34 2019-06-11

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...
14:32 2019-05-21

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 Gastroentero...
04:34 2019-08-29

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 instincti...
00:17 2019-06-15

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 b...
00:17 2019-06-28

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....
03:34 2019-09-10

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 ...
15:00 2019-05-21

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....
19:00 2019-09-09

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....
17:17 2019-05-21

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....
18:34 2019-06-14

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 v...
23:17 2019-07-10

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.So...
09:17 2019-06-03

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....
22:17 2019-07-23

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 a week significantly boosts health and wellbeing, research suggests, even if you simpl...
23:17 2019-06-13

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....
02:34 2019-07-09

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....
01:17 2019-06-04

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 disputing the practice. New guidelines, released by the American Heart Assoc...
22:34 2019-07-23

‘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 rui...
23:34 2019-09-04

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 v...
19:17 2019-09-18

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 he...
03:34 2019-06-11

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....
12:00 2019-05-30

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 diffe...
11:00 2019-08-30

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...
23:51 2019-09-17

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...
01:51 2019-07-18

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......
17:51 2019-07-06

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....
01:34 2019-05-29

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....
19:34 2019-05-23

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....
03:34 2019-08-31

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 o...
14:17 2019-07-10

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 ha...
03:51 2019-05-22

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 ...
01:51 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-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-hea...
12:01 2019-07-10

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...
10:00 2019-08-17

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 kno...
14:17 2019-05-28

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 i...
22:17 2019-06-11

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 t...
19:34 2019-07-31

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.       ...
05:00 2019-09-15

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...
05:34 2019-09-15

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 ...
03:34 2019-07-11

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 -- accord...
02:00 2019-07-17

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 th...
23:17 2019-07-17

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."...
13:00 2019-08-06

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....
18:00 2019-07-31

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 de...
01:17 2019-07-18

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 spar...
18:00 2019-07-31

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.        ...
16:51 2019-08-03

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....
23:01 2019-07-17

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 advi...
15:01 2019-07-20

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 ...
00:00 2019-09-10

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.        ...
00:00 2019-07-18

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...
22:34 2019-09-10

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...
22:51 2019-08-03

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...
17:17 2019-05-21

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 di...
13:51 2019-07-23

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....
01:34 2019-09-11

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 h...
18:34 2019-09-03

2 health organizations sue to stop new federal health rules NEW YORK (AP) — Two health organizations have sued the federal government to stop a new policy creating obstacles for women seeking abortions. The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Associ...
22:51 2019-06-11

‘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 i...
17:17 2019-05-21

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 postmen...
19:34 2019-07-01

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...
19:17 2019-07-04

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 Pha...
23:17 2019-05-22

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...
02:17 2019-05-30

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 cu...
19:17 2019-09-18

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 whe...
13:34 2019-07-05

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 a...
22:34 2019-08-26

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 i...
02:34 2019-08-24

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....
00:00 2019-09-14

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        ...
18:17 2019-06-20

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 almo...
00:51 2019-06-15

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...
10:00 2019-08-29

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 ...
05:34 2019-06-07

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 ret...
01:51 2019-06-22

FAA's new B4UFLY app makes it easier to know where drones are allowed The FAA's free app that kept drone pilots aware of "no fly zones" performed a much-needed service -- but had few fans. The federal agency teamed up with drone software maker Kittyhawk to create a...
13:17 2019-08-01

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 P...
21:00 2019-07-09

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 combin...
21:00 2019-07-16

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....
14:34 2019-05-29

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...
19:17 2019-09-20

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...
15:51 2019-07-12

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.       ...
04:34 2019-08-14

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 ...
19:51 2019-06-11

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....
02:51 2019-07-07

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...
04:34 2019-06-11

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 ...
12:01 2019-05-23

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....
21:34 2019-06-15

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 colle...
21:00 2019-07-09

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 th...
06:00 2019-06-14

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...
04:51 2019-07-17

Climate activists to fly drones at London's Heathrow Airport Climate 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....
01:34 2019-08-30

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 Helsink...
21:00 2019-07-16

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 sl...
00:34 2019-07-20

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...
23:51 2019-05-24

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 wea...
00:17 2019-09-19

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....
22:51 2019-07-24

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 new...
05:34 2019-06-30

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....
13:34 2019-07-04

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....
16:00 2019-09-10

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 surv...
12:51 2019-07-08

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....
18:34 2019-08-29

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...
08:17 2019-07-08

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...
19:00 2019-06-10

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 h...
09:34 2019-09-13

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, a...
00:34 2019-06-28

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....
09:00 2019-07-12

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 a...
15:34 2019-08-24

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 l...
05:34 2019-06-14

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....
17:51 2019-05-21

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...
20:00 2019-09-13

AP Interview: Russia’s MiG sees drones as fighter jet future LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The head of Russia’s MiG warplane manufacturer says his company is entering the drone market, and sees pilotless fighter jets as the future. Ilya Tarasenko said in an i...
20:17 2019-06-18

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 footb...
14:00 2019-08-03

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...
03:17 2019-06-18

Climate activists to fly drones at London Heathrow airport from September 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 tough...
10:00 2019-08-29

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...
20:34 2019-09-14

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....
01:17 2019-07-02

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...
01:51 2019-09-17

Lebanese PM calls Israeli drones in Beirut attack on sovereignty Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Sunday the fall of two Israeli drones in Beirut was a threat to regional stability that heightened tensions, describing it as an open attack on the country'...
13:34 2019-08-25

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....
08:34 2019-07-19

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 "destroye...
10:34 2019-07-19

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�...
23:17 2019-09-19

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 "t...
01:51 2019-06-04

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....
06:00 2019-09-15

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....
12:34 2019-07-19

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 launc...
23:17 2019-09-17

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 th...
15:17 2019-05-21

Turkish drones start operating in northern Syria: ministry Turkish drones have started operating in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara have agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday....
16:34 2019-08-14

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 ...
23:51 2019-05-28

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....
18:51 2019-09-18

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....
05:17 2019-05-31

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 ...
16:51 2019-08-02

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...
18:00 2019-08-16

'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....
11:00 2019-09-13

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 ...
06:34 2019-08-07

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...
09:51 2019-05-31

Hariri: Israeli drones in Beirut threaten Lebanon's sovereignty Lebanon's prime minister said two Israeli drones which fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut amounted to an open attack on the country's sovereignty and an attempt to foment regio...
13:34 2019-08-25

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....
19:00 2019-07-09

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....
21:00 2019-09-10

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...
04:17 2019-09-18

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...
09:51 2019-05-24

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 Palestini...
22:34 2019-08-26

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....
00:51 2019-09-19

United States Approves Sale Of Armed Drones To India: Report The Trump administration has approved the sale of armed drones to India and has offered integrated air and missile defence systems aimed at helping the country boost its military capabilities and......
12:34 2019-06-08

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, ...
02:17 2019-05-31

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 b...
03:17 2019-06-06

Saudi Arabia shows media scorched oil facility site hit by drones Saudi Arabia took journalists on Friday to the site of a missile-and-drone strike on the kingdom's oil industry that shook global energy markets over the weekend....
07:17 2019-09-21

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 countr...
04:34 2019-07-05

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....
01:34 2019-09-13

Houthi drones hit Saudi oil heartland, sources say crude flows disrupted Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, including the world's biggest petroleum processing facility, in a strike that three sourc...
19:00 2019-09-14

Two Israeli drones fall in Beirut suburbs, one explodes: army, Hezbollah An Israeli drone fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut and a second one exploded near the ground early on Sunday, the Lebanese army and Hezbollah said, in the first such incident ...
13:34 2019-08-25

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...
12:34 2019-08-28

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....
00:34 2019-06-28

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 atta...
14:34 2019-09-15

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....
09:34 2019-09-13

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. ...
19:34 2019-08-29

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"....
23:00 2019-06-04

UPDATE 2-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 flights, to put pressure on the government to take tougher s...
11:34 2019-08-29

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
22:00 2019-08-29

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
06:00 2019-06-14

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 “...
17:34 2019-09-04

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....
12:34 2019-08-10

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...
23:17 2019-09-18

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....
19:34 2019-06-17

Israel hits Iranian force in Syria to stop 'killer drones': military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that had been planning to launch "killer drones" at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
02:00 2019-08-25

'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....
22:00 2019-09-13

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 ...
02:34 2019-06-28

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....
01:34 2019-08-26

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 worl...
20:00 2019-09-15

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....
08:34 2019-08-25

'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       ...
06:34 2019-07-17

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 fi...
16:34 2019-08-21

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"....
18:17 2019-06-04

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 ...
09:17 2019-09-18

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you ge...
23:00 2019-07-12

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 of...
20:01 2019-06-27

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 la...
17:34 2019-09-12

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...
23:17 2019-09-17

‘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 O...
02:51 2019-07-04

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 ...
10:00 2019-08-08

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...
20:51 2019-05-27

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 ...
02:34 2019-08-22

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....
09:51 2019-08-05

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medici...
23:00 2019-07-03

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...
19:00 2019-08-11

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 promi...
03:17 2019-07-03

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 v...
06:00 2019-08-31

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 y...
21:00 2019-09-10

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....
20:17 2019-05-24

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....
14:32 2019-05-21

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.       ...
13:17 2019-07-09

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....
10:34 2019-09-13

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....
12:51 2019-07-08

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 Assis...
13:34 2019-07-08

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 "p...
00:34 2019-08-13

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....
11:00 2019-05-27

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. A...
22:00 2019-08-30

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...
16:00 2019-09-11

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...
01:00 2019-07-24

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 int...
09:34 2019-08-31

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 ST...
23:17 2019-08-05

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....
21:34 2019-06-06

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 researc...
22:00 2019-06-05

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 spac...
02:00 2019-05-31

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....
23:51 2019-06-27

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...
08:00 2019-06-28

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....
21:00 2019-08-08

Researchers confirm 1,600 secret graves in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — 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. But the study that was r...
23:51 2019-06-20

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....
22:51 2019-07-16

Cockatoo choreographs his own dance moves, researchers believe New study of Snowball the prancing parrot points to bird at peak of his creative powersBlock-rocking beaks: Snowball’s moves reviewed by our dance criticWhen Snowball the sulphur-crested cockatoo reve...
04:17 2019-07-09

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing so...
19:00 2019-08-21

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....
21:51 2019-09-16

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....
04:01 2019-08-02

Researchers Build Bots That Play Videogames With Each Other Researchers at Google’s artificial-intelligence labs said they have developed virtual videogame players that learned to play by working with other digital gamers....
23:34 2019-05-30

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,...
13:17 2019-07-05

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 com...
19:00 2019-06-10

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 devastatin...
19:51 2019-07-05

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...
11:00 2019-08-24

Flights could be grounded at Heathrow after climate change activists pledged to fly drones at airport in week-long protest A group of climate change activists are planning to fly toy drones at Heathrow Airport next month in a bid to put pressure on the Government to reduce greenhouse gases....
09:34 2019-08-29

Researchers Identify Second Gene Mutation Linked To HIV Resistance A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish scientists reported Thursday....
04:00 2019-08-30

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...
23:17 2019-09-18

Researchers found another way to potentially clone Model S key fobs Last year, researchers discovered a vulnerability in the Tesla Model S key fob that would've allowed thieves to clone it in just a couple of seconds. The automaker and the key fob's manufact...
14:00 2019-08-28

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....
03:34 2019-07-19

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....
23:00 2019-06-06

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 k...
17:51 2019-07-02

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....
01:34 2019-09-05

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considere...
00:34 2019-06-14

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 ...
20:51 2019-07-31

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

Researchers 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....
19:34 2019-07-31

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 phy...
18:17 2019-06-14

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 ...
20:17 2019-07-02

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...
21:00 2019-08-27

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 wher...
01:51 2019-08-02

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 research...
10:51 2019-06-05

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 Hangzho...
05:34 2019-08-07

Researchers discover climate-friendly way of extracting hydrogen from oil Scientists have discovered a way to extract hydrogen from oil without releasing greenhouse gases -- a move they've hailed as a "silver bullet" for the climate. Hydrogen is already used by some ca...
19:00 2019-08-21

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...
07:00 2019-08-22

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.        ...
06:00 2019-07-03

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
23:51 2019-06-21

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96% accuracy Researchers have developed a tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtl...
18:34 2019-06-27

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 Wh...
22:51 2019-06-12

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 peop...
03:00 2019-08-09

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."...
22:51 2019-09-18

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...
21:34 2019-06-27

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.”...
01:17 2019-06-08

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 ...
00:34 2019-06-08

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...
16:34 2019-05-21

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”        ...
21:34 2019-06-01

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 di...
02:51 2019-06-18

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 an...
22:00 2019-07-12

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 in...
07:51 2019-09-19

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...
07:34 2019-09-07

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....
21:00 2019-08-17

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....
10:00 2019-06-17

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 ...
23:51 2019-08-01

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 w...
05:17 2019-05-31

'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....
23:34 2019-09-05

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 uprigh...
21:00 2019-08-14

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 th...
00:51 2019-09-18

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 attacker...
21:00 2019-06-11

| 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....
00:17 2019-09-17

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 anal...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 ...
07:01 2019-06-20

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 curre...
22:17 2019-08-04

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....
19:00 2019-07-31

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...
18:34 2019-08-06

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 belie...
02:00 2019-05-28

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...
17:51 2019-07-31

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,...
01:00 2019-09-14

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....
15:51 2019-07-16

Nuclear-powered Soviet submarine leaks radiation: researchers A Soviet submarine is leaking radiation into the Norwegian Sea "clearly above what is normal in the oceans." But researchers said it posed no serious threat, saying radiation levels "weren't alarmingl...
22:51 2019-07-11

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 c...
01:00 2019-07-11

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 unc...
01:34 2019-08-29

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 i...
07:34 2019-06-05

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 researcher...
04:34 2019-08-28

Researchers accidentally discover nearly 200-year-old shipwreck while testing new equipment Ocean researchers testing new equipment stumbled upon a mid-19th century shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month.        ...
03:51 2019-05-31

Researchers create tiny ‘beyond 5G’ chip for 100GHz data transmission A team at the University of California, Irvine has created a 4.4-square millimeter radio that can send and receive data at 36Gbps at ultra high frequencies.Read More...
02:17 2019-07-17

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...
20:34 2019-08-28

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Child...
22:51 2019-07-05

Japanese researchers want to give your grandma a robotic monkey tail Japanese researchers at Keio University have unveiled a robotic tail that has been designed to be worn by elderly people who struggle to maintain their balance....
14:34 2019-08-20

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has bee...
08:51 2019-05-29

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, rando...
22:34 2019-06-05

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 beh...
00:51 2019-06-07

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...
03:34 2019-08-29

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, t...
16:51 2019-06-06

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
19:34 2019-05-28

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 eas...
23:51 2019-05-28

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 f...
17:51 2019-07-31

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....
14:17 2019-07-24

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 revealin...
08:17 2019-09-19

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 potent...
14:34 2019-07-01

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...
01:34 2019-08-15

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 2019-09-04

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:51 2019-06-14

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......
00:51 2019-06-21

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...
20:17 2019-06-14

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.       ...
19:51 2019-06-10

Researchers Reveal That Anonymized Data Is Easy To Reverse Engineer Merely existing in the modern world means giving up a wealth of your information to countless institutions and services. While many of the places make promises to keep your identifiable data as secure...
21:17 2019-07-23

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
09:17 2019-05-23

Across the U.S., drilling of deeper wells is ‘unsustainable,’ researchers say Researchers found groundwater wells are being drilled deeper in much of the country. They say going deeper for water is an "unsustainable stopgap."        ...
22:00 2019-07-24

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....
19:34 2019-06-27

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....
08:34 2019-05-22

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 powerfu...
12:34 2019-06-22

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 SecurityScorec...
00:17 2019-05-23

Researchers hacked a Canon DSLR with Bitcoin demanding ransomware Bitcoin demanding ransomware knows no bounds, and the latest potential victim? DSLR cameras. A group of security researchers have managed to exploit vulnerabilities in a Canon EOS 80D digital camera t...
16:34 2019-08-12

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists wer...
04:17 2019-05-22

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, writte...
08:34 2019-08-10

NYU researchers made mice smarter by manipulating their brainwaves with light Researchers from the New York University School of Medicine recently developed a method for manipulating brain waves with light to improve learning. The results of the team’s study are incredible – la...
08:34 2019-08-10

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
10:51 2019-09-20

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their ...
15:34 2019-08-14

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 mos...
16:51 2019-05-21

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
03:34 2019-05-24

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Protection scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
18:34 2019-05-24

Researchers create '2D' gold a million times thinner than a fingernail Scientists have created the world's thinnest gold. At just two atoms thick, the material is one million times thinner than a human fingernail, which is big news for the tech industry. Gold is alr...
18:34 2019-08-06

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 i...
12:51 2019-06-19

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...
07:51 2019-06-22

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.  ...
22:17 2019-07-22

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 mi...
18:51 2019-07-22

Florida researchers use 3D technology to preserve space program history From America's first satellite to its first reach for the stars, some of the Cape Canaveral sites built to launch the country's space race and defense programs now look like ancient ruins. Now a team ...
23:17 2019-08-05

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 usi...
22:34 2019-07-02

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each,...
01:00 2019-08-07

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....
18:51 2019-07-02

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turning to a sub-species for help....
18:00 2019-09-11

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of ...
15:51 2019-06-17

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
12:17 2019-07-09

Researchers hunt for next pandemic human flu virus in county fair pigs A handful of Midwestern scientists are quietly hunting in an unlikely place for the next pandemic flu virus capable of killing thousands of people -- the swine barns at county fairs....
11:34 2019-08-27

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been label...
14:51 2019-06-07

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving ...
06:34 2019-06-13

Researchers Think It's a Good Idea to Secure Your Phone Using the One Thing You Perpetually Lose Apple’s FaceID authentication system started moving smartphone users away from relying on fingerprints to secure their mobile devices, which are arguably less secure. But researchers think they’ve com...
21:17 2019-09-19

Huge Ice Age kangaroo had unique link to giant pandas, researchers reveal An extinct gigantic kangaroo that roamed southwestern Australia more than 40,000 years ago had something in common with giant pandas, scientists discovered....
05:34 2019-09-13

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
17:00 2019-09-10

Researchers helped French police dismantle a crypto-mining botnet It seems like every week there's news of a new piece of malware being used to steal user data or to take control of devices. For once, though, there's some good news in the war on intrusive ...
17:34 2019-09-02

More researchers report promising Alzheimer's vaccine results in mice Researchers at the University of New Mexico say tests in mice have shown promising results for a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer’s in humans.       ...
05:51 2019-06-12

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
12:51 2019-05-22

Researchers discover troubling new security flaw in all modern Intel processors Researchers from BitDefender have uncovered a concerning security vulnerability present in all modern Intel processors. If executed, the flaw could permit an adversary to access the computer’s kernel ...
01:34 2019-08-07

Nvidia robotics researchers blur line between simulation and the real world Nvidia robotics researchers are combining results from simulations and real-world rollouts to train a robotic arm to do things like open and close drawers.Read More...
14:32 2019-05-21

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
14:17 2019-07-08

Weakness in Intel chips lets researchers steal encrypted SSH keystrokes Enlarge (credit: Intel) In late 2011, Intel introduced a performance enhancement to its line of server processors that allowed network cards and other peripherals to connect directly to a CPU's last...
22:34 2019-09-10

Researchers search for next pandemic human flu virus in county fair pigs A handful of Midwestern scientists are quietly searching in an unlikely place for the next pandemic flu virus capable of killing thousands of people -- the swine barns at county fairs....
10:34 2019-08-26

Incredible Breakthrough: Researchers At The Mayo Clinic Have Successfully Switched A Man With A Moose Medical science is advancing by leaps and bounds with every passing day, and this story is just another incredible example of what our innovative researchers can do: A team at the Mayo Clinic has succ...
22:34 2019-08-08

Google Researchers Found an Extremely Nasty iPhone Security Flaw On the same day Apple revealed the date for its latest iPhone event, Google’s privacy team said it had discovered a two-year long vulnerability in the phone-maker’s software. The bug targe...
17:00 2019-08-30

Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper/Getty Images) Researchers have exposed a network of Facebook accounts that used Libya-themed news and topics ...
03:51 2019-07-02

Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices...
21:34 2019-08-23

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwords and financial information, and record their scr...
08:00 2019-08-15

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm to Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcar...
15:17 2019-05-21

Researchers find terrifying security vulnerability in GE Healthcare anesthesia machines Security researchers from Israeli firm CyberMDX have discovered a vulnerability in a select number of GE Healthcare’s anesthesia and respiratory devices. CyberMDX, which focuses primarily on medical c...
04:17 2019-07-10

Dodgeball is not child's play but ‘legalized bullying,’ Canadian researchers claim The game of dodgeball is more than just a popular playground activity, it is a tool of bullying and oppression targeting students, a trio of Canadian researchers claim....
21:17 2019-06-04

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. If you include all the equipment dropped by astrona...
22:17 2019-08-04

Researchers: Popular gay dating apps are still leaking users’ location data A handful of the most popular gay dating apps are exposing the precise location of their users. In a demonstration for BBC, security researchers were able to generate a map of app users across London,...
08:00 2019-08-09

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “fraud is massive.”...
14:34 2019-08-16

Researchers hope a blood test can reveal early signs of cancer Scientists hope to perfect a new blood test that can detect the early signs of eight different types of cancer. Thrive Earlier Detection, a company founded by three Johns Hopkins cancer researchers, h...
02:17 2019-05-31

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the a...
03:34 2019-08-22

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been label...
09:51 2019-06-07

Cape Cod researchers will track great white sharks’ hunting habits BOSTON — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans, including the state...
22:51 2019-06-19

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, b...
00:51 2019-06-07

Researchers think nation-sponsored hackers attacked rival espionage group Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers from multiple ...
12:17 2019-06-20

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

Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about gover...
23:00 2019-08-08

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
23:34 2019-05-23

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such as stolen credit card information, account theft ...
19:34 2019-05-21

South Korean researchers find evidence of wartime brothels on Jeju Island Oh Shi-jong remembers the seven buttons on the uniforms the Japanese soldiers wore as they waited in line outside the building the military had confiscated across the street from his house in Seongsan...
21:17 2019-07-08

A great white shark was spotted in Long Island Sound for the first time ever, researchers say Researchers tracked a nearly 10-foot long great white shark named Cabot to the Long Island Sound on Monday.        ...
14:51 2019-05-21

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute o...
14:51 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Radiation leak from sunken Russian nuclear sub 'no threat' - Norway researchers Robot-recovered samples from the Soviet-era submarine which sank in the Norwegian Sea reveal high levels of radiation, but scientists say there's no danger to fish or humans....
21:17 2019-07-12

Researchers Say They Tricked Apple's FaceID by Putting Taped Glasses on Unconscious People Researchers presenting at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this week demonstrated a relatively simple way to break into someone’s iPhone Face ID—so long as they’re completely conked out....
21:00 2019-08-09