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›  Electromagnetic water cloak eliminates drag and wake
Engineers have developed a realistic proposition for creating a water cloak that moves water around an object by applying forces on dissolved ions through a carefully designed electromagnetic field.
›  Simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide onto gold nanorods
Researchers have found a simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide (magnetite) nanoparticles onto silica-coated gold nanorods, creating multifunctional nanoparticles with useful magnetic and optical properties.
›  How do you track a secretive hawk? Follow the isotopes
A study has found that the rare Henst's goshawk of Madagascar hunts lemurs in low-lying areas that are most at risk to deforestation. Researchers could use this isotope analysis to study the habitat and prey needs of other threatened species that are difficult to track.
›  Single-dose vaccine could provide faster protection in cholera epidemics
Each year there are more than three million cases of cholera worldwide. Research now shows that giving a stronger single-dose of a live oral vaccine could be an effective tool in controlling outbreaks more quickly.
›  Two holograms in one surface
Engineers have developed a way to encode more than one hologram in a single surface with no loss of resolution.
›  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.
›  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 dangerous 'off target' effects. It suggests that gene editing may need to be adapted to each patient's genome.
›  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.
›  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.
›  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.
›  AML study reports high response rates with combination targeted therapy
Initial findings from a multi-national open-label phase Ib study of inhibitory drug therapy for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) have demonstrated a complete response in up to 50 percent patients say researchers.
›  Artificial intelligence and supercomputers to help alleviate urban traffic problems
Researchers have developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence to recognize objects in raw traffic camera footage and characterize how those objects move and interact. This information can then be analyzed and queried by traffic engineers and officials to improve the safety and performance of the city's transportation network.
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Subway bomber wounds self, three victims in New York
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi man set off a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body i...
 
›  U.S. transit agencies cautious on electric buses despite bold forecasts
›  Firefighters hold back massive Southern California wildfire
›  Nearly half of Americans still oppose Republican tax bill: Reuters/Ipsos poll
›  Doubts about U.S. State redesign deepen with erroneous comments
›  U.S. soldier who deserted to North Korea in 1965 dies aged 77
›  Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct seek congressional probe
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EU tells Netanyahu it rejects Trump's Jerusalem move
BRUSSELS/CAIRO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to as...
 
›  Britain's May hails new optimism in Brexit talks after deal
›  Thai PM says no trade with North Korea, ahead of U.S. envoy's visit
›  Buoyed by mayoral votes, Venezuela socialists eye presidency race
›  Cuba tells U.S. suspension of visas is hurting families
›  Exclusive: Detained Saudi billionaire al-Sanea seeks to end debt dispute
›  South Korea conducts anti-terror drills ahead of Winter Games
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Cutler, Dolphins snap Patriots' eight-game win streak
(The Sports Xchange) - Jay Cutler threw three touchdown passes as the double-digit underdo...
 
›  Ball brothers sign with Lithuanian club
›  Russian Olympic Committee to support Winter Games athletes: draft
›  Highlights of Monday's NBA games
›  Yankees confirm slugger Stanton as newest Bronx Bomber
›  South Korea conducts anti-terror drills ahead of Winter Games
›  Highlights of Monday's NHL games
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Bitcoin slips to around $16,300, futures volumes drop
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Virtual currency bitcoin dipped slightly from the previous session's...
 
›  Asia shares take a time out, Brent breaks above $65
›  Comcast drops bid for Fox assets, leaving Disney in pole position
›  France's Unibail-Rodamco bids $15.7 billion for Australia's Westfield
›  U.S. transit agencies cautious on electric buses despite bold forecasts
›  Cutting U.S. electric vehicle tax credit 'will have an impact': GM
›  Audi CEO drops plan to sell motorcycle brand Ducati
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Female directors snubbed, Plummer surprises at Golden Globe nominations
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Women were shut out of the directors race at the 20...
 
›  Chef Batali exits company, TV show after sex harassment accusations
›  'Shape of Water' leads Globes nominees; risk-takers rewarded
›  Saudi sovereign fund plans cinema venture with AMC Entertainment
›  Palace releases new portrait of Britain's Prince Philip
›  Singer Neil Young's model trains fetch nearly $300,000 at auction
›  Box Office: 'Coco' wins as 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' waits in the wings
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Bitcoin slips to around $16,300, futures volumes drop
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Virtual currency bitcoin dipped slightly from the previous session's...
 
›  Apple confirms deal to buy music discovery app Shazam
›  Amazon's cloud unit expands in China, with new partner in Ningxia
›  U.S. agency prepares to hand over internet oversight to FTC
›  Singapore's electric car-sharing program hits the road
›  Taiwan's Far Eastern Int'l fined T$8 million over SWIFT hacking incident
›  Rolls-Royce creates cross-business data unit to drive efficiency
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UK Princes William and Harry announce sculptor for new Diana statue
 
›  Egypt reveals artifacts, mummy from tombs in ancient city of Luxor
›  Russia's delayed Nureyev ballet to test Kremlin tolerance
›  High prices for haute cuisine in France this Christmas
›  Abu Dhabi to acquire Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi': Christie's
›  Breast milk and soot mark Turkey's fading beauty
›  Bosnian museum of wartime childhood aims to go global, wins top prize
       
 
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The Roads Can Be Like A Parking Lot Especially In The U.S.
  Traffic can add more time to your commute going to and from work, which causes you to allow more time for your commute. Despite advances in public transportation and ride sharing, expansion of ...


Mazda Blows Winter Driving Out Of The Way
Driving can be dangerous sometimes in the best conditions and winter can make it worse, unless your prepared. Take for example, Mazda?s MX-5 roadster, widely praised for its excellent, well balanced h...


Upgrading Safety Even In The Taillights
DETROIT ? Everyday car companies explore new ways to keep your family safe, and now they created upgrades to fix the lighting as well. Not only does today’s exterior lighting improve safety, des...


Do You Know Everything You Can About Your Car
Do you know what to do every time you step in the drivers seat, and what features are available to help make your driving experience better and easier? While automakers are spending billions of dollar...


Cyber Security, The First Thing To Be Fixed
Recently there have been multiple issues with connectivity when it comes to hackers and safety, so before it is available to the masses it must be protected as well. Connectedvehicleshold tremendous...




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Is The Start- Stop Technology Better for Us As It Is The Economy
With the concern of global warming looming over us everyday, car companies are pulling together ideas to help, but are they better? Dr. Keith Tao, a radiologist in Danville, Calif., owns three late-mo...


Studies Say Pedestrians Are Now At More Of A Risk
Just because you are walking to your destination does not mean you can be less aware of danger. The death toll of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes is projected to spike about 10% in 2015 compared...


Car Companies Take One More Step Forward On The Road Electric Vehicles
LAS VEGAS? With the decline in the availability of oil, electric and hybrid cars will become more important. Although sales of electric and hybrid vehicles have struggled, automakers are charging ahea...


Where?s The Fun When Your Car Drives For You?
Most people have some fun memories of a road trip, or a stretch of rad they enjoyed driving on, but what happens when you don?t have that opportunity anymore because the car drives for you, will it st...


What You Need To Know To Leave The Action With A Car At the End Of The Day
When you need to buy a car do you search online through search engines, visit car companies or talk to friends? Another possible way for you to purchase a car is through an auction. You wouldn?t know ...




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