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Nov 25, 2019

Fate of Male Birth Control Injection Now in Government’s Hands

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, government

Approval could arrive in as few as six months.

Nov 25, 2019

IKEA Just Released Free Plans For A Sustainable Garden That Can Feed A Neighborhood

Posted by in category: sustainability

The Swedish company IKEA is always leading in terms of initiation and creativity when it comes to their projects.

Nov 25, 2019

Team saw how an attacker could hijack Android camera for spyfest

Posted by in categories: mobile phones, security

Android camera security threat, disclosed and since addressed, had spy vulnerabilities. These were fixed by Google and Samsung with a patch rolled out for Pixel and Samsung devices The recent headlines surrounding the flaw on Android devices teased a discomforting thought in the latest of numerous discomforting thoughts about security risks in the Android ecosystem.

Imagine your app is recording video and taking photos without your permission.

In short, attackers could hijack your phone camera. Dan Goodin in Ars Technica: This was all about “an app needed no permissions at all to cause the camera to shoot pictures and record video and audio.”

Nov 25, 2019

“Living” Chandlier is a Green Lighting Piece Filled with Algae

Posted by in categories: biological, sustainability

Julian Melchiorri’s “Exhale” is a piece of green lighting where algae help purify air. The prototype chandelier was recently at the London Design Festival.

Nov 25, 2019

NASA Cameras Capture Soundwaves From ‘Mystery Spacecraft’ Hurtling Across Earth

Posted by in categories: quantum physics, space

O.,.,o I think we need sunglasses or optics to see ghosts or exterrestials using quantum mechanical physics.

Cameras on the International Space Station have reportedly captured images of soundwaves travelling across Earth at high speeds, believed by some people to be a new form of ‘space technology’.

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Nov 25, 2019

These AI-powered swim goggles are the wave of the future

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, wearables

AI-powered wearable tech can help make swimming more interesting while tracking your laps for you.

Nov 25, 2019

CRISPR/Cas9: laboratorios afirman haber curado pacientes con enfermedades hereditarias de sangre

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Edición genética…📚🔬💻🚻otro logro…👍.

Un paciente que tenía beta-talasemia (una enfermedad hereditaria de la sangre) ya no necesitaba transfusiones continuas, y otro, con anemia falciforme, dejó de sufrir vasos obstruidos. Así lo anunció la empresa Crispr Therpautics.

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Nov 25, 2019

You’re powered by quantum mechanics. No, really…

Posted by in category: quantum physics

Biologists have long been wary of applying quantum theory to their own field. But, as Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden reveal, it might explain much natural phenomena.

Nov 25, 2019

Elon Musk: Yes, You Will Be Able to Buy Tesla’s Cyberquad ATV

Posted by in category: Elon Musk

The two-seater ATV will be an add-on for Cybertruck buyers.

Nov 25, 2019

Utilities Targeted in Cyberattacks Identified

Posted by in category: cybercrime/malcode

More than a dozen U.S. utilities that were targets in a recent wave of cyberattacks have been identified by The Wall Street Journal. Some of the utilities, most of which are relatively small, are located near dams, locks and other critical infrastructure.

These electricity providers were singled out in a hacking campaign that was brought to light in August by researchers at a Silicon Valley cybersecurity company. But little was known about the attacks until now.