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Currently, the best options for treating pneumonia are taking antiobiotics either orally or intravenously – but as a lung infection, the most direct route would be inhalable drugs. Now researchers at Georgia Tech have made a step towards that goal, with breathable viruses that hunt down and kill disease-causing bacteria in the lungs... Continue Reading Inhalable viruses show promise as a b
A compelling new study from researchers at King's College London has found that if a pregnant mother suffers depression, it can result in notable biological changes in her baby. This is the first study to suggest that depression in pregnancy can result in long-term biological implications for the child... Continue Reading Research suggests mother's depression during pregnancy can alter a b
In a decision years in the making, the European Union's Antitrust Commission has fined Google €4.34 billion (US$5 billion) for illegal practices that have been deemed to breach EU antitrust rules. The fine relates to what the EU sees as Google's use of its Android operating system to restrict competition... Continue Reading Why the EU just fined Google over 4 billion euro Category: Comput
We've all heard about ancient insects getting preserved in amber (fossilized tree resin), with similarly-preserved items including dinosaur feathers, mammalian red blood cells and a bizarre spider. Now, for the first time, scientists have found an amber-encased prehistoric snake... Continue Reading Scientists find prehistoric baby snake preserved in amber Category: Biology Tags:
Corning's Gorilla Glass covers the displays of phones from Apple, Samsung, LG and many more, and two years after the last refresh, Corning has just unveiled Gorilla Glass 6. Now more durable than ever, the new covering glass is able to survive up to 15 successive drops from a meter (39 inches) high... Continue Reading Corning Gorilla Glass 6 will protect your next phone from 15 drops in a
Following its unveiling of the Vantage, luxury tiny house firm Tiny Heirloom has now released another model in its non-custom Signature Series, this time named the Goose. The towable dwelling comes with lots of options, including size, off-grid technology, and the number of bedrooms. .. Continue Reading The Goose tiny house can fit the whole flock Category: Tiny Houses Tags:
Agile robots could certainly come in handy for tasks such as locating victims at disaster sites, which is why we've seen ones that hop, sidewind and "swim" across uneven terrain. One of the latest, developed at Israel's Ben-Gurion University, crawls and sprawls... Continue Reading Sprawling, crawling robot may someday save lives Category: Robotics Tags: Ben-Gurion University
Last October, British aerospace firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) announced that it was developing a luxury-tourism-oriented version of its otherwise-industrial Airlander 10 airship. This Wednesday, at the Farnborough International Airshow, the company revealed what the interior of that aircraft's cabin will look like... Continue Reading HAV shares first images of planned luxury airship cabin
In recent years, licensing deals with the likes of Star Wars, Harry Potter, and others have helped Lego stay relevant, and the block-making company's latest product taps into another world-famous franchise: James Bond. The spy's classic Aston Martin DB5 is now available to buy in Lego form... Continue Reading Lego's newest license is for James Bond's classic Aston Martin DB5 Category: Au
It may not be very long before you can go into a restaurant and order "one hamburger, hold the cow." Dutch startup Mosa Meat has secured €7.5 million (US$8.8 million) in funding to take lab-grown meat from an expensive laboratory experiment to an affordable commercial commodity. By using more advanced techniques to grow meat from cultured animal cells, the goal is to create burgers and oth is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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