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UK poised to end use of Huawei technology in 5G network, according to reports

UK poised to end use of Huawei technology in 5G network, according to reports

The involvement of the Chinese tech firm in Britain’s 5G network also caused concern among a number of prominent figures on the Tory backbenches.

Guernsey Press - 2 hours ago

IIT Madras' Data Science Degree, America's AI Task Force:Top AI News

IIT Madras' Data Science Degree, America's AI Task Force:Top AI News

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras announced the launch of India’s first online B.Sc. degree in Programming and Data Science.

Analytics India Magazine - 3 hours ago

In this area of the Earth the temperatures do not rise due to climate change, but they are getting colder | Life

In this area of the Earth the temperatures do not rise due to climate change, but they are getting colder | Life

Although the greenhouse effect is increasing the temperatures of the Earth with the passing of the decades, there is a point within the Atlantic Ocean...

explica.co - 5 hours ago

New crew will launch to the International Space Station in October

New crew will launch to the International Space Station in October

This October, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov will launch to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in southern Kazakhstan.

CNN - 6 hours ago

VeChain is speeding up for implementing blockchain enterprise solutions

VeChain is speeding up for implementing blockchain enterprise solutions

Sunny Lu revealed that the platform has been improving the implementation of its technology and says it is a better choice than the competition.

crypto-news-flash.com - 7 hours ago

After ESO telescope spots massive star 'disappear', scientists baffled as to what caused it

After ESO telescope spots massive star 'disappear', scientists baffled as to what caused it

The star, researchers say, may have disappeared after becoming less bright and being partially obscured by dust.

Firstpost - 8 hours ago

The Moon is totally metal

The Moon is totally metal

New readings from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal that the metal content within lunar craters is significantly higher than on the surface.  The findings could reveal a new link between the Moon and Earth and support formation theories. Ongoing rese…

BGR - 12 hours ago

Rocket Lab loses Electron booster, five small satellites in launch failure

Rocket Lab loses Electron booster, five small satellites in launch failure

The innovative Electron rocket suffered a malfunction while its second stage was firing.

CBS News - 12 hours ago

A bright fireball over Tokyo explodes with the force of 165 tons of TNT

A bright fireball over Tokyo explodes with the force of 165 tons of TNT

A space rock reportedly causes a sonic boom as it crashes into our atmosphere over Japan.

CNET - 12 hours ago

Fang’tastic: They May Not Be Snakes, but These Amphibians Have a Venomous Bite

Fang’tastic: They May Not Be Snakes, but These Amphibians Have a Venomous Bite

Utah State University and Butantan Institute scientists publish evolutionary findings in iScience. Utah State University biologist Edmund 'Butch' Brodie, Jr. and colleagues from São Paulo's Butantan Institute report the first known evidence of oral venom glan…

SciTechDaily - 13 hours ago

DNA Linked to Covid-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds

DNA Linked to Covid-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds

The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.

New York Times - 13 hours ago

Feast your eyes: Night sky in July offers parade of planets, shaded moon

Feast your eyes: Night sky in July offers parade of planets, shaded moon

With 2020 now halfway through, July offers some celestial respite starting this weekend.

WTOP - 15 hours ago

10 Earth Day Celebrations Around the World

10 Earth Day Celebrations Around the World

April 22 is Earth Day, celebrated since 1970 to raise awareness of global environmental issues and activism. Events and celebrations, coordinated by the Earth Day Network, are held around the world.

Mental Floss - 18 hours ago

Breakthrough in dark matter mystery as neutral hydrogen from other galaxies detected for first time

Breakthrough in dark matter mystery as neutral hydrogen from other galaxies detected for first time

In a development that could finally shed light on dark matter, an international team of scientists have detected neutral hydrogen atoms, from a galaxy other than our own, for the very first time.

RT - 21 hours ago

OPay shuts down ride-hailing business, to focus on fintech, e-commerce

OPay shuts down ride-hailing business, to focus on fintech, e-commerce

OPay has announced that it will shut down some of its business units including its ride-hailing (ORide, OCar) and logistics (OExpress) services to focus more on Nigerian financial and technology

thecable.ng - a day ago

You may soon be able to ride to the edge of space from Alaska in a Balloon

You may soon be able to ride to the edge of space from Alaska in a Balloon

Florida-based startup firm Space Perspective plans to use the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak to serve as one of the launch sites for the vehicle, called the Spaceship Neptune

Hindustan Times - a day ago

Scientists Discover New Species of Amphibians with Snake-Like Venom Glands

Scientists Discover New Species of Amphibians with Snake-Like Venom Glands

These limbless amphibians are generally found in areas with tropical climates, which includes Africa, Asiaand America.

News18 - a day ago

A 'Viral' New Bird Song in Canada Is Causing Sparrows to Change Their Tune

A 'Viral' New Bird Song in Canada Is Causing Sparrows to Change Their Tune

Although birds rarely change their chirpy little tunes, this new song is spreading across Canada's white-throated sparrows at an unprecedented rate.

Gizmodo UK - a day ago

Hyundai Venue 1.0L Turbo Gets intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT)

Hyundai Venue 1.0L Turbo Gets intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT)

The segment-first iMT two-pedal clutch-less technology will be launched in the Hyundai Venue by the middle of this month

gaadiwaadi.com - a day ago

Stellar fireworks celebrate birth of giant cluster

Stellar fireworks celebrate birth of giant cluster

Astronomers created a stunning new image showing celestial fireworks in star cluster G286.21+0.17.

phys.org - a day ago

Tesla Is Leading The Charge In A Battery Revolution

Tesla Is Leading The Charge In A Battery Revolution

If you were looking to nominate a technology as the most influential of the early 21st century, batteries would be a logical choice.

InsideEVs  - a day ago

Volvo Issues Biggest Recall Ever Over Technology It Gave The World

Volvo Issues Biggest Recall Ever Over Technology It Gave The World

Volvo is always looking out for everyone's safety. The Swedish brand always has, which is why it's no surpr...

CarBuzz - a day ago

Yes, an asteroid really did wipe out the dinosaurs, study finds

Yes, an asteroid really did wipe out the dinosaurs, study finds

The age of the dinosaurs ended 66 million years ago with the ultimate bad day, not a prolonged period of climate change wrought by volcanic activity, according to new research.

news-daily.com - a day ago

The world endured 2 extra heatwave days per decade since 1950 – but the worst is yet to come

The world endured 2 extra heatwave days per decade since 1950 – but the worst is yet to come

Heatwaves have become longer, hotter and more frequent. This trend is accelerating from climate change.

The Conversation Africa - a day ago

Heatwave trends accelerate worldwide

Heatwave trends accelerate worldwide

The first comprehensive worldwide assessment of heatwaves down to regional levels has revealed that in nearly every part of the world heatwaves have been increasing in frequency and duration since the 1950s.

phys.org - a day ago

Does DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there?

Does DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there?

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive method to count individual fish by measuring the concentration of environmental DNA in the water, which could be applied for quantitative monitoring of aquatic ecosystems.

EurekAlert - a day ago

Canadian sparrows ditch their old song for catchier tune

Canadian sparrows ditch their old song for catchier tune

Study finds British Columbia birds’ dropped-end note of call has spread across country

The Guardian - a day ago

Hubble just snapped one of its greatest images ever

Hubble just snapped one of its greatest images ever

The Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of a distant galaxy called NGC 2775 that sits 67 million light-years from Earth. The galaxy is packed with young stars and features a wide-open bulge in its center. Hubble’s mission is a joint effort between NASA a…

BGR - 2 days ago

“Million-Year Birth” –Hubble Captures Fiery Creation of a Giant Star Cluster

“Million-Year Birth” –Hubble Captures Fiery Creation of a Giant Star Cluster

Most stars in the universe –including our life-giving Population 1, main-sequence Sun, one of more than 100 billion stars in the Milky Way, that formed approximately 4.6 billion years ago–are formed a massive star clusters created from the violent gravitation…

The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel - 2 days ago

Scientific Red Flag Spotted in Milky Way’s Dark, Dusty Center – Oddity Moving in the Direction of Earth

Scientific Red Flag Spotted in Milky Way’s Dark, Dusty Center – Oddity Moving in the Direction of Earth

Scientific ‘Red Flag’ Reveals New Clues About Our Galaxy Figuring out how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way — a discovery reported in the July 3 edition of the journal Science Advances — could yield new clues to the fundamental source of our g…

SciTechDaily - 2 days ago

Ambani’s Jio Adds Intel Backing With $253 Million Stake Sale

Ambani’s Jio Adds Intel Backing With $253 Million Stake Sale

(Bloomberg) -- The technology venture of billionaire Mukesh Ambani secured 18.95 billion rupees ($253 million) from Intel Capital, adding to a slew of...

Yahoo Entertainment - 2 days ago

Moon richer in metals than previously thought — NASAMINING.COM

Moon richer in metals than previously thought — NASAMINING.COM

Scientists found the lunar subsurface contains higher concentration of iron and titanium than estimated.

mining.com - 2 days ago

This Snake-Like Amphibian Might Actually Pack a Venomous Bite

This Snake-Like Amphibian Might Actually Pack a Venomous Bite

Scientists have detected snake-like dental glands in caecilians, which means these serpentine creatures might actually be venomous—an unheard of trait among amphibians.

gizmodo.com - 2 days ago

NASA is moving perilously close to the end of the Mars launch window

NASA is moving perilously close to the end of the Mars launch window

Following two earlier delays that pushed the launch of NASA’s new Mars rover Perseverance back by several days, the launch has been delayed yet again. The new launch date will be no earlier than July 30th, NASA now says. The launch window for a mission to Mar…

BGR - 2 days ago

CENTRAL PA. WEATHER: July Fourth forecast

CENTRAL PA. WEATHER: July Fourth forecast

WGAL News 8 Storm Team forecast

wgal susquehanna valley pa. - 2 days ago

Astronomers Might Have Seen a Star Just Disappear. Turning Straight to a Black Hole Without a Supernova

Astronomers Might Have Seen a Star Just Disappear. Turning Straight to a Black Hole Without a Supernova

A brilliant blue star has disappeared from view, which could mean it became a black hole in a novel way.

Universe Today - 2 days ago

Most risky, least risky activities for catching COVID

Most risky, least risky activities for catching COVID

Activities to avoid during this pandemic summer

WCPO - 2 days ago

Scientific 'red flag' reveals new clues about our galaxy

Scientific 'red flag' reveals new clues about our galaxy

Figuring out how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way—a discovery reported in the July 3 edition of the journal Science Advances—could yield new clues to the fundamental source of our galaxy's power, said L. Matthew Haffner of Embry-Riddle Aerona…

phys.org - 2 days ago

How to watch the Fourth of July weekend's "buck moon" lunar eclipse

How to watch the Fourth of July weekend's "buck moon" lunar eclipse

In lieu of fireworks, skywatchers can look up to see multiple celestial events this weekend.

CBS News - 2 days ago

“Spooky Popcorn of the Universe” Revealed: Quantum Fluctuations Can Jiggle Objects on the Human Scale

“Spooky Popcorn of the Universe” Revealed: Quantum Fluctuations Can Jiggle Objects on the Human Scale

Study shows LIGO’s 40-kilogram mirrors can move in response to tiny quantum effects, revealing the “spooky popcorn of the universe.” The universe, as seen through the lens of quantum mechanics, is a noisy, crackling space where particles blink constantly in a…

SciTechDaily - 2 days ago

True Colors of Insects That Lived 99 Million Years Ago

True Colors of Insects That Lived 99 Million Years Ago

Based on the fossils of insects that lived millions of years ago, trapped in amber, the researchers uncovered the colors of living things. The colors in nature are really amazing. When we look at nature, we see it from almost any color. There are creatures in…

Somag News - 2 days ago

Gaia revolutionises asteroid tracking

Gaia revolutionises asteroid tracking

ESA's Gaia space observatory is an ambitious mission to construct a three-dimensional map of our galaxy by making high-precision measurements of over one billion stars. However, on its journey to map distant suns, Gaia is revolutionising a field much closer t…

phys.org - 2 days ago

Heatwaves have become longer in most of the world since 1950s – study

Heatwaves have become longer in most of the world since 1950s – study

Frequency of heatwaves and cumulative intensity has risen through the decades, research finds

The Guardian - 2 days ago

It’s Not a Snake, but Beware of Its Venomous Bite

It’s Not a Snake, but Beware of Its Venomous Bite

Animals called caecilians may have been among the first vertebrates on land to lace their bites with venom.

New York Times - 2 days ago

How life on Earth could help us find life on Mars

How life on Earth could help us find life on Mars

In our continuing search for other life in the universe, one place has always looked promising—Mars. It is a rocky planet like Earth, orbiting the same star, and at a distance where water could have been present on the planet.

phys.org - 2 days ago

Breakthrough: The branched flow of light observed for the first time

Breakthrough: The branched flow of light observed for the first time

It has been suggested to occur for all waves in nature. Now the researchers have experimentally observed the branched flow in light.

News Landed - 2 days ago

A guide to R — the pandemic's misunderstood metric

A guide to R — the pandemic's misunderstood metric

What the reproduction number can and can’t tell us about managing COVID-19.

nature.com - 2 days ago

Toward lasers powerful enough to investigate a new kind of physics

Toward lasers powerful enough to investigate a new kind of physics

In a paper that made the cover of the journal Applied Physics Letters, an international team of researchers has demonstrated an innovative technique for increasing the intensity of lasers. This approach, based on the compression of light pulses, would make it…

phys.org - 2 days ago