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Driver for Uber and Lyft live-streamed hundreds of riders on Twitch without their consent...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/uber
An Uber and Lyft driver in St. Louis, Missouri has given around 700 rides since March 2018, and nearly all of them have been live-streamed on Twitch, without passenger consent. In a lengthy report, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch detailed the actions of Jason
By ceres on 2018-07-22 02:12 UTC
Earth's Neighboring Exoplanet Ross 128 B Has Perfect Conditions To Support Life: Study...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
By studying the host star of Ross 128 b, researchers determined the exoplanet is a rocky world with temperate. This means that it potentially has liquid water on the surface.
By ceres on 2018-07-19 18:21 UTC
Drink coffee, live longer ... even for those who drink a lot...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
The study however failed to dispel concerns about heavy coffee drinking, especially for people with genetic variants that affect caffeine metabolism. It was suspected that people who metabolize coffee more slowly might have a higher risk of cardiovascular-related problems.
By ceres on 2018-07-19 18:16 UTC, Edited: 2018-07-19 18:20 UTC
Move over Hubble. This sharp pic of Neptune was taken from Earth...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
A new strategy at the Very Large Telescope lets astronomers take space telescopequality pictures from the ground.
By ceres on 2018-07-18 17:59 UTC
Search for 'Planet X' Reveals 12 New Moons of Jupiter --"Including One Weirdo"...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
"Jupiter just happened to be in the sky near the search fields where we were looking for extremely distant Solar System objects, so we were serendipitously able to look for new moons around Jupiter while at the same time looking...
By ceres on 2018-07-18 17:58 UTC
Are teens giving themselves ADHD?...
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A new study from California has found that teens with high levels of media use are more likely to show ADHD symptoms.
By ceres on 2018-07-18 17:58 UTC
Sugar improves memory in over-60s, helping them work smarter...
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Sugar improves memory in older adults -- and makes them more motivated to perform difficult tasks at full capacity -- according to new research.
By ceres on 2018-07-18 17:57 UTC
Researchers engineer bacteria to create fertilizer out of thin air...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/agriculture
In the future, plants will be able to create their own fertilizer. Farmers will no longer need to buy and spread fertilizer for their crops, and increased food production will benefit billions of people around the world, who might otherwise go hungry.
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:40 UTC
CRISPR gene editing produces unwanted DNA deletions...
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DNA-cutting enzyme used for genetic modification can create large deletions and shuffle genes.
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:12 UTC
Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4,000 years...
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At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago. It is the oldest direct evidence of bread found to date, predating the advent of agriculture by at
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:11 UTC
Nearby Planet Ross 128b Likely Has A Temperate Climate, May Be Fit To Accommodate Life...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
When Ross 128b was first discovered last fall, the Earth-sized exoplanet was hailed as a primary candidate in the search for alien life. Located a mere 11 light-years away from our home planet, Ross 128b practically lies on our cosmic doorstep and is, in
By ceres on 2018-07-13 03:33 UTC
New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 18:37 UTC
Organic matter found on Mars, Nasa reveals in major announcement...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
Nasa's Curiosity rover has found organic matter preserved on Mars, in a discovery that could suggest it was once home to life.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 18:36 UTC
NASA news conference: When is NASA's major Mars Curiosity Rover announcement?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/nasa
NASA is expected to unveil a monumental Mars Curiosity Rover discovery this afternoon and the world's scientific community is on edge. But what time will the US space agency's press announcement be held today? The exact details of the conference are under embargo but many speculate the rover may
By ceres on 2018-06-07 15:00 UTC
Half of hepatitis C patients with private insurance denied life-saving drugs...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/health/
The number of insurance denials for life-saving hepatitis C drugs among patients with both private and public insurers remains high across the United States. Private insurers had the highest denial rates, with 52.4 percent of patients denied coverage, whi
By ceres on 2018-06-07 14:54 UTC
Antarctica's Largest Iceberg Is About to Die ... Near the Equator...
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Antarctica's iceberg B-15 will finally melt in the South Atlantic Ocean. Farewell, friend. It's been a crazy, 18-year ride.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 14:53 UTC
Ancient Greenland was much warmer than previously thought...
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A tiny clue found in ancient sediment has unlocked big secrets about Greenland's past and future climate.
By ceres on 2018-06-05 00:08 UTC
What Has NASA's Curiosity Found on Mars? We'll Find Out Thursday...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has apparently found something intriguing on Mars and the space agency will unveil the discovery to the public in a live webcast Thursday (June 7).
By ceres on 2018-06-05 00:08 UTC
The Moons of Some Giant Alien Planets Could Host Life...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
Researchers have identified more than 100 giant exoplanets that could have potentially life-hosting moons. The new analysis could change the way scientists search for life in the cosmos, study team members said.
By ceres on 2018-06-04 15:26 UTC
A New Study Confirms Exoplanet WASP-127b Contains Multiple Metals And May Even Harbor Water...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
A team of researchers from the Instituto de Astrofsica de Canarias (IAC) in Spain and the University of Cambridge have published a new study showing that Exoplanet WASP-127b is likely to hold multiple metals in its atmosphere as judged by its 'fingerp
By ceres on 2018-06-04 15:25 UTC
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