China’s lunar lander successfully sprouts cotton on the Moon

A biology experiment on board China’s recent Moon lander has sprouted tiny cotton plants, marking the first time that humans have grown plants on the lunar surface, Xinhua reports. Though people have grown flowers and other plants in Earth orbit before, such experiments had never been attempted on other planetary bodies besides Earth. The news More...

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By admin On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Facebook’s new Stories feature for event sharing actually sounds useful

Facebook continues to undergo the most contentious period in its history, as it struggles with the fallout from numerous scandals related to data privacy, misinformation, and fake news, as well as larger issues More...

By admin On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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How the government shutdown could harm the future of American science

A partial government shutdown that has dragged on for weeks has young scientists wondering if working for the federal government is a good idea. Graduate students and early-career researchers are watching what More...

By admin On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Smart homes got fancier this year at CES

The smart home market is still up for grabs. Unlike PCs or phones, which, for the most part, are dominated by a few well-known names, smart home gadgets can come from wherever and whatever brand. As long as More...

By admin On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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The biggest TVs announced at CES 2019

If there’s one thing that can be relied upon to steal the show at CES year after year, it’s TVs. The technology powering the biggest screens in our homes might not move as quickly as it does for smartphones More...

By admin On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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This year’s laptops are going to look a lot like last year’s — that’s a good thing

CES offers an early look at where laptops are going in the year ahead, from flashier designs to more impressive specs. This year, the changes are a lot more subtle than usual, and that’s actually a good thing. There More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Instagram now lets you post to multiple accounts at the same time

Instagram is adding the ability to let you publish a post to multiple accounts at the same time, a company spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch. The feature will become available to all iOS users, but there’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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YouTube is down for some users around the world

YouTube is experiencing a worldwide outage that’s affecting some users, but the company is actively working on a solution. “If YouTube isn’t loading for you or you’re seeing error messages on the site More...

By admin On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Samsung’s latest flagship laptop brings the premium feel back

Samsung’s last few entries into its flagship Notebook 9 lineup have all been plagued by a similar problem: they looked and felt really, really cheap. The computers were fine, even great, with top-tier specs More...

By admin On Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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The moral case for iMessage on Android

Here at CES, Apple has trolled the entire electronics industry with a giant banner that reads: “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone.” It’s clever and designed to spark discussion, but it’s More...