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Google’s Pixel 6

Excitement is building over Google’s upcoming release of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. These devices will be the very first with the company’s long-awaited Tensor custom chip, and they’ll also have the first new camera array from Google in several years. With all this fancy hardware, Android fans …

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Save The Planet After All

For years, the conventional wisdom has been that you can’t just nuke an incoming asteroid to save the planet, no matter what Hollywood movies have told you. The logic is quite straightforward; blowing space rocks into pieces would cause an even deadlier rain of smaller astroids that would pelt the …

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Free Neutron’s Lifetime

To answer the big questions, sometimes we must look to the very small. Researchers at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center’s Ultracold Neutron Source, within Los Alamos National Lab, have been passing the cryo-baton for more than a decade, working at ever colder temperatures in order to study the behavior …

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NASA Boeing Starliner

NASA and Boeing have provided an update on the status of the Starliner spacecraft, which has been on the verge of launching several times now. The vessel was supposed to head off to the International Space Station (ISS) in August, but a last-minute issue with the craft’s fuel valves caused …

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Microsoft Kinect Returns

It has been more than a decade since Microsoft unveiled the Kinect, a motion-sensing gaming peripheral for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Microsoft tried and tried to make Kinect happen, even going so far as to bundle it with the Xbox One, but it ultimately failed to capture gamers’ …

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Spider Silk Myth

(Photo: Michael Podger/Unsplash)Spider silk has long been said to have antibacterial properties. The ancient Greeks and Romans supposedly used the silk when treating flesh wounds, and some recent studies report antimicrobial activity (AMA) on spider silk, leading many cultures and social circles today to believe the sticky substance is a …

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BepiColombo Snaps Shots

The ESA/JAXA space probe BepiColombo made its first flyby of Mercury over the weekend and beamed back some excellent photos to mark the occasion. It’s a big milestone for the orbiter, which has been working its way toward Mercury since it launched nearly three years ago, on October 20, 2018. …

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Apple iPad Mini

Apple has just released the updated iPad Mini, a device that packs most of what makes the larger iPads so popular into a diminutive frame. This tablet has an 8.3-inch 60Hz LCD display with narrow bezels and impressive brightness for a tablet. It also exhibits a phenomenon dubbed “jelly scrolling,” …

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Apple Watch Arrhythmias

A new analysis of data from Apple’s joint heart study with Stanford has found that the Apple Watch is capable of detecting more rhythm abnormalities than we thought it could. The Apple Heart Study was designed to test the Apple Watch’s ability to detect abnormal heart rhythms. Participants whose Watches …

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AMD Wants to Improve AI

AMD has announced a major new efficiency initiative that’s intended to build off its previous 25×20 project. The company will now work to deliver a 30x improvement in energy efficiency in AI and high performance computing overall, relative to today’s CPU and GPU accelerators. AMD’s blog post doesn’t go into …

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