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Imagine being able to harvest fresh veggies precisely when you need them without leaving the house. That's the promise of indoor gardens like the OGarden Smart and the Cell One. Now IGWorks is making a bid for your living space with a vertical hydroponics garden called the iHarvest that can simultaneously grow up to 30 fruits and vegetables... Continue Reading iHarvest adds a vertical gard
Four years after the original Surface Hub arrived, and a year after announcing its successor, Microsoft is now launching the Surface Hub 2S in 50-inch and (eventually) 85-inch versions. The giant, interactive digital whiteboard can be yours for a mere $9k from June... Continue Reading Microsoft's Surface Hub 2S digital whiteboard is here to upgrade your office meetings Category: Compu
TRAPPIST-1 is one of the most fascinating planetary systems discovered so far. Located just 40 light-years away, seven roughly Earth-sized planets are orbiting a red dwarf star, with three of them within the habitable zone. Now, two new studies have looked at the habitability of these planets, with a focus on radiation from the star and tides caused by the other planets. Strangely enough,
The biggest and fanciest Mercedes SUV just got bigger and fancier. The new 6- or 7-seat GLS is a colossal luxury tank with whopping big touchscreens and tablets everywhere, five-zone climate control, a learning-capable AI voice assistant, and electric assist for all engine variants... Continue Reading Mercedes-Benz embiggens its biggest luxury SUV: The new 2020 GLS Category: Automotive T
One of the most important transitions in human history was when we stopped hunting and gathering for food and instead settled down to become farmers. Now, to reconstruct the history of one particular archaeological site in Turkey, scientists have examined a pretty unexpected source – the salts left behind from human and animal pee... Continue Reading Ancient pee helps archaeologists track
A new study led by scientists at Yale University has described the promising early-stage results of a new drug designed to mimic the rapid antidepressant effects of ketamine, but without that drug's dissociative psychoactive qualities. The experimental drug is currently in early phases of human testing... Continue Reading New ketamine-like drug offers antidepressant benefits without psyche
Researchers at Northwestern University have used a non-invasive form of magnetic brain stimulation to improve the memory of older adults. After just five short sessions the older adults scored as well as a younger cohort on a variety of memory tasks... Continue Reading Age-related memory decline reversed with magnetic pulses to the brain Category: Medical Tags: Brain stimulation
Before the small AWD crossover flood gates opened, the Subaru Outback was one of the go-tos for urban and mountain-town adventurers looking for a little off-road bite without the size and dismal fuel economy numbers of larger, boxier SUVs. As Subaru's top seller enters its sixth generation, it's poised to continue to serve that role convincingly amidst much stiffer competition. The all-new
Providing hydration is all very well and good, but what if you want your water bottle to do, well … more? A trio of Atlanta-based entrepreneurs had a few things in mind, which is why they created the MODL – they describe it as a utility bottle... Continue Reading Multi-function water bottle serves as hydration pack, shower and more Category: Outdoors Tags: Kickstarter Wa
Nobody likes having blood samples taken, which is why we've seen a number of devices that gather sweat from the skin and then analyze it. An inexpensive new bandage-like biosensor simplifies that concept, as it doesn't incorporate any electronic components... Continue Reading Sweat-collecting bandage could replace blood sampling Category: Medical Tags: American Chemical Society 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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