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What's on TV: 'Mr. Robot,' 'PUBG' and 'Okami HD'

What's on TV: 'Mr. Robot,' 'PUBG' and 'Okami HD'

This week most series are wrapping up with fall finales, but the biggest TV show making its exit is Mr. Robot. While we wait for the new Star Wars flick this weekend, movie fans can check out Dunkirk via video on-demand services or Moonlight on 4K Bl… Source: New feed

Atari's Speakerhat, a hat with speakers, is now on sale

Atari's Speakerhat, a hat with speakers, is now on sale

Yes, Atari's speaker-equipped hats are very much real. At the last possible minute, the game brand has started selling the Speakerhat to the masses. Pay $130 or more ($100 until January 2nd) and you too can get a cap with Bluetooth stereo speakers… Source: New feed

Apple Watch GymKit syncing arrives in exactly one US gym

Apple Watch GymKit syncing arrives in exactly one US gym

GymKit syncing on the Apple Watch technically arrived with watchOS 4.1, but there's been one main obstacle to using it: actually finding a gym that supports it. Only one fitness center each in Australia and the UK have enabled it so far, while Ameri… Source: New feed

Ford exec: Hybrids are better suited for self-driving cars than EVs

Automakers like Nissan and Mercedes-Benz, as well as Lyft, have been bundling their autonomous car experiments into electric vehicles. But Ford will keep one foot in fossil fuels, at least for now. An executive from the company told Automotive News t… Source: New feed

American Express will stop requiring signatures for purchases

Mastercard and Discover both announced in recent months that, starting next year, they would no longer require signatures for credit card transactions. Now, the Verge reports, American Express has announced it's also moving away from signatures. As o… Source: New feed

Turning pathogens against each other to prevent drug resistance

Limiting a much-needed resource could pit pathogens against one another and prevent the emergence of drug resistance. New research demonstrates that harnessing competition among pathogens inside a patient could extend the life of existing drugs where resistance is already present and prevent resistance to new drugs from emerging. Source: New feed

Patients' individual genomes may affect efficacy, safety of gene editing

Gene editing has begun to be tested in clinical trials, using CRISPR-Cas9 and other technologies to directly edit DNA inside people’s cells, and multiple trials are recruiting or in planning. A new study raises a note of caution, finding person-to-person genetic differences that may undercut the efficacy of gene editing or, more rarely, cause potentially […]

Social media trends can predict tipping points in vaccine scares

Analyzing trends on Twitter and Google can help predict vaccine scares that can lead to disease outbreaks, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. Source: New feed

Violence a matter of scale, not quantity, researchers show

Are societies more or less violent today than they were thousands of years ago? It’s a matter of scale, researchers show. In a new study, researchers present an expanded data set showing that the larger the population of a society, the smaller its war group size, proportionally, and the fewer casualties in a conflict. Source: […]

The force is strong: Amputee controls individual prosthetic fingers

Luke Skywalker’s bionic hand is a step closer to reality for amputees in this galaxy. Researchers have created an ultrasonic sensor that allows amputees to control each of their prosthetic fingers individually. It provides fine motor hand gestures that aren’t possible with current commercially available devices. Source: New feed

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