SciTech

  • MakeUseOf | 12/7/2018 | Joe Keeley
    If you’ve shopped for computer parts or software online, you’ve likely come across the acronym OEM. This stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer, and it’s usually tagged on to hardware or...
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  • MakeUseOf | 12/7/2018 | Dave Parrack
    Google is shutting down Allo, its cross-platform messaging app. The company is killing Allo to focus its efforts entirely on Messages, Google’s messaging app for Android phones.
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  • MakeUseOf | 12/7/2018 | Ben Stegner
    Need to find your IP address? You might know how to do this on your Windows or Mac computer, but what about on your phone? What Is an IP Address? Case - IP - Address - Internet - Protocol In case...
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    For more than a decade, the latest Apple products have been the annual must-have holiday gift for the tech-savvy. That raises the question: Is the newest Apple Watch on your list—either to give or...
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    The jury is still out as to whether climate change will lead to stronger El Niño events, but while representatives from around 200 countries at the COP24 conference are working to breathe life into...
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Italy's competition authority has fined Facebook 10 million euros ($11.3 million) for selling users' data without informing them and "aggressively" discouraging users from trying to limit how the...
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  • ScienceDaily | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Generations of planetary scientists will get to study pieces of the primitive materials that formed our cosmic neighborhood and to better understand the role asteroids may have played in delivering...
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  • Mail Online | 11/3/2013 | Staff
    Sir Francis Galton, who coined the phrase 'nature versus nurture', left his personal collection to UCL (left) and also funded the UK's first chair of eugenics at the institution.
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Chachani mountain in Peru. Standing at over 6000 m, Chachani is the tallest of the mountains near the Peruvian city of Arequipa.
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Like so many targets of scientific inquiry, the class of material referred to as the kagome magnet has proven to be a source of both frustration and amazement. Further revealing the quantum...
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  • ScienceDaily | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    "The ancestors of the flies in our fruit bowls lived in southern Africa. About 10,000 years ago they moved in with their neighbours: humans. Their offspring then colonised the world.
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    A newly enacted law rushed through Australia's parliament will compel technology companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google to disable encryption protections so police can better pursue terrorists...
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  • ScienceDaily | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    RNA molecules perform vital tasks in every cell: Messenger RNA (mRNA) helps to translate the genetic information stored in the DNA into proteins. However, many other RNA molecules exist, which are...
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  • www.archaeology.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    (Highland Council)KINGUSSIE, SCOTLAND—BBC News reports that human bones dating to the Middle Ages have been found in the Scottish Highlands, near the foundations of what may have been a Christian...
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  • Live Science | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Fish do it. So do jellyfish, starfish and sea cucumbers. They pull oxygen from the water instead of from the air. Hundreds of millions of years ago, very, very distant ancestors of humans — and of...
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