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Android P Beta: How To Install And List Of Compatible Smartphones

Google announced Android P at Google's annual I/O 2018 conference on Tuesday, May 8. Now, the official public beta of the operating system has arrived and can be installed on 11 compatible smartphones.

Tech May 11, 2018

Child Care Center Closed After Child's Typhoid Fever Diagnosis

Staff and students of a child care center are being tested after potentially being exposed to a child who was diagnosed with typhoid fever. It's important for travelers to take extra precautions to avoid contracting typhoid fever overseas.

Health May 11, 2018

Army Surgeons Replace Soldier's Lost Ear With Grown One: What Is Ear Reconstruction Surgery?

A soldier who lost her entire ear after a car accident in 2016 successfully received total ear reconstructive surgery. Such procedures are done for those with ear defects, whether in-born or due to an injury.

Health May 11, 2018

Most Oncologists Feel Less Knowledgeable About Medical Marijuana But Still Recommend It Anyway

Majority of oncologists in the United States feel they are less knowledgeable about the benefits of medical marijuana. However, a latest survey revealed that almost half of the respondents recommended cannabis for their cancer patients.

Health May 11, 2018

Proposed NASA Budget Allots $10 Million To Find Technosignatures From Aliens

A proposed bill from Congress brought the spotlight back again to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence or SETI. Its approval would set a milestone for NASA after the government canceled its SETI program in 1992.

Science May 11, 2018

100,000 Gamers Help Challenge Einstein’s Theory Of Local Realism By Playing The Big Bell Test Video Game

One hundred thousand gamers from across the world were asked to participate in an experiment aimed at challenging Albert Einstein’s theory of local realism. Their participation closed the ‘freedom-of-choice’ loophole in Bell test equation for the first time.

Science May 11, 2018

Hawaii Potentially Banning 70 Percent Of Sunscreen Brands Available In The Market

Hawaii's decision to ban sunscreens that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate could potentially prohibit 70 percent of known sunscreen products on the market. The Consumer Healthcare Products Association believed that this move impacts the efforts made to prevent skin cancer.

Health May 11, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus Show Up In Burgundy Red: Coming Soon

Real-life images of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in Burgundy Red have surfaced online and they look vibrant. The red models are already up for pre-order in China, and should launch globally soon enough.

Tech May 11, 2018

White Yale Student Reports Black Student Napping In Dorm's Common Room To Police

Yale University police responded to a call from a white graduate student that was reportedly related to racism, The black graduate student fell asleep inside the common room of the dorm, which prompted the former to contact the campus authorities.

Culture May 10, 2018

Fungus Killing Frogs Traced Back To Korea, Raising Concerns On Pet Trade

Scientists traced the origins of the deadly chytrid fungus, which has attacked frog, toad, and salamander populations over recent decades, to the Korean peninsula. The discovery provides an additional argument against pet trade, particularly on amphibians coming from East Asia.

Science May 10, 2018

New Mysterious Magnetic Phenomenon Discovered In Earth’s Outer Atmosphere

NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission spacecraft has uncovered a new form of magnetic reconnection in a more turbulent region of the Earth's outer atmosphere. Researchers say the discovery could lead to an understanding of the properties of the universe.

Science May 10, 2018

Scientists Say Record Heat In The Gulf Of Mexico Supercharged Hurricane Harvey In 2017

A new study revealed that Hurricane Harvey was fueled by record heat in the Gulf of Mexico. The 2017 storm was the wettest tropical cyclone in U.S. history.

Science May 10, 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson Criticizes The Movie 'Chappaquiddick' For Getting Moon Phases Wrong

Neil deGrasse Tyson criticized the film 'Chappaquiddick' for getting the lunar phases wrong. Twitter jumped on his back for obsessing over such a minute detail in the movie.

Science May 10, 2018

First Death In Democratic Republic Of Congo's Ebola Outbreak Occurred In January, 25 Cases Now Confirmed

The first death in the current Ebola outbreak facing the Democratic Republic of Congo has been reported. The number of confirmed cases of Ebola has risen to 25.

Health May 10, 2018

How The Seasonal Changes In The Atmospheres Of Exoplanets Could Help Find Alien Life

A new study revealed that seasonal changes on the atmospheres of exoplanets can determine possible alien life. Telescopes with ultraviolet capabilities would be needed to search for life.

Science May 10, 2018

NASA Captures Images Of Kilauea Volcano Spewing Gas And Lava In Hawaii

NASA was able to capture a huge plume of ash erupting from Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Scientists used satellite imagery to be able to capture the eruption as it happened.

Science May 10, 2018

104-Year-Old Australian Scientist Commits Assisted Suicide In Switzerland

After being denied assisted suicide in his home country of Australia, David Goodall traveled to Switzerland for it. Goodall was 104 years old when he died on Thursday, May 10.

Health May 10, 2018

New Emoji Slider Sticker On Instagram Version 44 Is A Fun Way To Poll Friends

On Thursday, May 10, Instagram released a new emoji slider sticker feature into its platform. The new feature puts a fun spin to polling with more nuanced questions for users and their friends.

Tech May 10, 2018

During And After The 2016 Election, Russian Online Trolls Bought 3,400 Facebook Ads

Between 2015 and 2017, Russian trolls purchased 3,400 Facebook ads to influence the election. The trolls often posed as supporters of different interest groups and posted fake status updates.

Tech May 10, 2018

Exiled Asteroid Discovered Past Neptune In Kuiper Belt: How Did It Get All The Way Out There?

Scientists have discovered the first carbon-rich asteroid found in the Kuiper Belt beyond Neptune. The asteroid has originally formed between Mars and Jupiter.

Science May 10, 2018

Tourists In Utah Throw Dinosaur Tracks Into Lake Thinking That They're Regular Rocks

Tourists in a park in Utah threw what they thought were regular rocks into a lake but those rocks turned out to be ancient dinosaur tracks. The tracks were already damaged before they threw them into the lake.

Science May 10, 2018

Thirdhand Smoke Is Dangerous And People Aren't Aware Of Its Existence: What Is Thirdhand Smoke?

Scientists are urging people to have caution with thirdhand smoke, another deadly way that smoking can harm people. It can be just as deadly as firsthand and secondhand smoke.

Health May 10, 2018

Global Review Of 26 Studies Shows HPV Vaccine Is Safe And Effective In Preventing Cervical Cancer

A study has found that the HPV vaccine is safe and effective in preventing cervical cancer. The study examined results of previous studies to show that the HPV vaccine doesn't cause serious side effects.

Health May 10, 2018

These Simple Dietary Changes May Help Reduce Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Though there is no known cure for osteoarthritis, a number of simple dietary changes could help, according to a new study. A combination of exercise, lifestyle changes, and daily fish oil consumption might benefit patients.

Health May 10, 2018

Army Doctors Give Soldier New Ear By Growing It In Her Arm

Pvt. Shamika Burrage lost her left ear in a vehicular accident. Army doctors, however, were able to give her a new ear by shaping cartilage taken from her rib cage and growing the organ in her arm.

Health May 10, 2018

FDA Warns Of EpiPen Shortage: How To Be Prepared When You Need An Emergency Allergy Shot

EpiPens and generic versions are facing a shortage in the United States, says the FDA. Here's how to deal with this issue and survive the shortage.

Health May 10, 2018

NTSB Investigates Tesla Model S Fatal Crash In Florida That Killed 2 Teens

The NTSB has opened an investigation into a fatal car crash involving a Tesla model S that killed two teenagers in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, May 8. The agency said that the investigation will focus on the electric vehicle battery fire.

Tech May 10, 2018

Baby Girl Suffers Fractured Skull, Brain Bleeds In Freak Softball Accident: Here's How You Can Help

McKenna Hovenga, a seven-week-old baby girl, suffered a fractured skull and brain bleeds after her head was hit in a freak softball accident. The baby remains hospitalized, with her parents at her side for her recovery.

Health May 10, 2018

NASA Chief Bridenstine Sees Moon Missions As Railroad In Space

During the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington D.C., Jim Bridenstine, NASA’s new administrator, explained to Mars mission supporters the agency’s vision of the return to the surface of the moon. Bridenstine also spoke about InSight and Mars 2020 rover missions.

Science May 10, 2018

Google Assistant Is Getting 6 New Voices, And You Can Try Them Out Now

Google just released six new voices for the Google Assistant, which makes the total count 8. They were made available only recently, with another one, which is that of John Legend, coming later.

Tech May 10, 2018

The Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Is Only Getting Worse

The CDC has now recorded 149 cases of illnesses linked to romaine lettuce, with 29 states affected. At this rate, the E. coli outbreak is expected to worsen overtime.

Health May 10, 2018

The New Neo Geo Mini Comes Preloaded With 40 Games

SNK just announced the Neo Geo Mini, a rerelease of the 1990 original. It has 40 games preinstalled and comes with a classic arcade cabinet design.

Culture May 10, 2018

Nurse Suspected Of Spreading Hepatitis C Denies Having The Virus

Cora Weber, the nurse suspected of spreading hepatitis C, has admitted to taking discarded drugs from the hospital she worked at but denied having the virus or reusing needles on patients. Her lawyers also highlight she is a regular blood donor.

Health May 10, 2018

Google Drive Gets Fresh New Material Design Look To Match Gmail

Google has updated Drive with a bunch of Material Design tweaks, bringing its look closer to Gmail’s latest redesign. The new interface goes live for all users in the coming weeks.

Tech May 10, 2018

God Of War Update 1.20 Adds New Photo Mode And Option To Increase Text Size

'God of War' update 1.20 brings Photo Mode, which lets users take a screenshot and offers editing tools to customize the captured image. The update also brings UI tweaks and increases the text size.

Culture May 10, 2018

Fortnite Players With Twitch Prime Accounts Are Getting More Freebies

'Fortnite' players with a subscription to Twitch Prime are getting another round of freebies. The second Twitch Prime Pack includes cosmetic items, a new emote, and more.

Culture May 10, 2018

Steam Link App Will Let You Stream PC Games To iOS And Android Devices

Valve announced the Steam Link app, which will allow players to stream Steam games to iOS and Android devices. The app, which will support the Steam Controller and MFi controllers, will launch on the week of May 21.

Culture May 10, 2018

New Study On Darwin’s Finches In The Galapagos Proves Theory Of Evolution By Natural Selection

Researchers found that the finches in the Galapagos were more likely to have originated from the Caribbean. Their finding also supported the theory of evolution by natural selection in which birds have evolved depending on the environmental conditions.

Science May 10, 2018

If Illinois Legalizes Marijuana, Police Threaten To Euthanize Hundreds Of Drug-Sniffing Dogs

Illinois law enforcement officials warned that drug-sniffing dogs might be put to sleep if the state finally legalizes recreational marijuana. Advocates claim that it is unnecessary and uncalled for.

Culture May 10, 2018

Purported Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite Gets Certifications, Could Launch On May 21

Both the FCC and TENAA listed an unannounced Samsung smartphone that might soon launch as the Galaxy S8 Lite. Here's what specifications it will bring to the table.

Tech May 10, 2018

Keto Diet May Help You Lose Weight, But It May Also Affect Your Athletic Performance

Athletes who turn to ketogenic diets to help their performance in high-intensity, short-duration sports may want to think again. A new research from Saint Louis University has found that the low-carb, high-fat diet adversely affects their performance.

Health May 10, 2018

Nintendo Switch Kickstand Problems Finally Solved With New Accessory That Costs $20

The Nintendo Switch kickstand problems may soon be solved through a new accessory. The Nintendo Switch Adjustable Charging Stand will provide a wider base and kickstand and will enable charging while the hybrid console is in Tabletop mode.

Culture May 10, 2018

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak: Signs, Symptoms, And Treatment

Recently, a woman who thought she had a runny nose found out that it was actually cerebrospinal fluid leaking out of her brain. Here are all the symptoms of the medical condition and what one can do to treat it.

Health May 10, 2018

James Gunn Apologizes For Revealing Groot's Final Words In 'Infinity War' And Making Fans Cry

James Gunn, after revealing what teenage Groot's final words in 'Infinity War' really meant, apologized on Twitter. He also expressed that seeing the fans' love for the character meant a lot to him.

Culture May 10, 2018

Chris Brown Named In New Lawsuit: Woman Says She Was Raped At His House

A lawsuit is alleging that multiple episodes of sexual assault occurred during a party at Chris Brown’s house. The woman, who chose to remain anonymous, had been severely traumatized, according to her lawyer Gloria Allred.

Culture May 10, 2018

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