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NASA's Juno Discovers That Jupiter's Magnetic Field Is Changing

New readings made by the Juno spacecraft revealed small but distinct changes in the magnetic field of Jupiter. NASA scientists explained that the shifts are caused by the planet's atmospheric winds in the deep atmosphere.

Science

Cannabis-Derived CBD May Help Treat Heroin Addiction: Study

The CBD, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, already provides relief for a slew of health conditions. Now, it's showing promise in helping curb cravings and anxiety of heroin-addicted individuals.

Health

First Humans On Mars Will Evolve Into An Entirely New Species Quickly, Says Evolutionary Biologist

Humans to Mars appears inevitable, but evolutionary biologist Scott Solomon is interested in what happens to the species once we get there. Among the changes he expects in Martian humans include near-sightedness, stronger bones, and loss of the immune system.

Science

Pluto Hides A Liquid Ocean Under Its Frozen Surface

It doesn't seem possible for liquid water to exist in frigid Pluto, yet hidden ocean is believed to exist within the dwarf planet. New research suggests an insulating layer of gas could be keeping water from freezing beneath the surface.

Science

Sony Demos PlayStation 5 Loading Times Compared With The PlayStation 4 Pro

The loading times of Sony's next-generation hardware, presumably the PlayStation 5, have been shown off during a meeting in Japan. Compared with its predecessor, it blows the PlayStation 4 Pro out of the water.

Culture

Researchers Manage To Produce The Loudest Possible Underwater Sound

Researchers used an X-ray laser to produce a loud sound underwater. In a study, they reported that the sound reached 270 decibels or equivalent to the intensity of a jet plane taking off.

Science

PlayStation Employees Didn’t Know Sony Was Partnering With Microsoft And They Were Really Shocked

When Sony announced its partnership with Microsoft, no one was more shocked than its own PlayStation team. But apparently, the PlayStation 5 won’t be affected by this new relationship.

Culture

NASA Now Testing 'Bumble' Robot Assistant On-Board Space Station

Bumble and its companion Honey, two of the three Astrobee robots, arrived at the International Space Station last month. The free-flying cubes were designed to assist the crew in day-to-day tasks.

Science

Heads Up, Mac Users: You Can Download The Microsoft Edge Browser Preview Right Now

Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser just landed on macOS. Users can download a preview now, which includes features found on the Windows 10 build released earlier.

Tech

What Is Netflix Tax And Will It Come To My City?

Chicago was able to collect large sums from various online services thanks to the so-called Netflix Tax. More cities might start imposing this tax soon too.

Tech

Iron Selenide Unmasked As 'Garden-Variety' Superconductor

International scientists have demonstrated the superconductivity of iron selenide. They successfully measured its dynamic magnetic properties for the first time by detwinning samples of the material.

Science

Scientists Find Telltale Signs Of Water On Ultima Thule

New Horizons mission scientists found traces of water ice, methanol, and organic materials on the surface of Ultima Thule. The Kuiper Belt object is the farthest ever explored by the spacecraft.

Science

Google's Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Goes Official With A $999 Price Tag

Google's new Glass Enterprise Edition 2 has finally been announced. It has a lot of improvements over its predecessor, such as a better processor and camera, and it's more affordable at $999 too.

Tech

Biohacker Who Injected Himself With Gene-Editing Tech Now Under Investigation By Health Officials

A celebrity biohacker was summoned by California's Department of Consumer Affairs to discuss a complaint against him. The former NASA scientist and the CEO of The Odin was accused of practicing medicine without license.

Health

Google Pixel 3a Issues: Users Are Reporting Their Phones Are Randomly Shutting Down

Google has just released its new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones. However, owners are already reporting that they're randomly shutting down, requiring a hard reset to go back to working order.

Tech

Fixing Sleep Problems May Be As Simple As Limiting Screen Time For A Week

Screen time plays a big part in sleep quality and adolescent health. By cutting back on screen time, teenagers can significantly improve their sleep in just a single week.

Health

Scientists Figure Out How Coffee Affects The Bowels By Studying Rat Poop

There's something about coffee that makes drinkers go to the bathroom. Scientists attempt to study the effects of coffee on the gut by feeding rats coffee and observing its impact.

Health May 20, 2019

Why Is 'Red Dead Online' Full Of Dead, Burned Horses?

'Red Dead Online' is filled with piles of dead horses, according to player reports. It seems that the disturbing sightings are caused by a duplication bug.

Culture May 20, 2019

Microsoft Surface Headphones Are $100 Off Right Now

Microsoft’s Surface Headphones are currently $100 off for some reason, so get them while you can. This is the first time they’ve been discounted, by the way.

Tech May 20, 2019

Popular Streamers Get Paid $50,000 Per Hour To Play New Games

According to a report, top streamers who play newly released video games earn up to $50,000 per hour. This marketing method is increasingly growing in popularity as more publishers seek streamers with sizable audiences.

Culture May 20, 2019

Google Smart Displays Get Revamped Interface, New Homescreen

Google has made some adjustments to the Smart Display interface. The homescreen, for starters, is now not always stark-white, and several icons are gone for a cleaner, more streamlined look.

Tech May 20, 2019

Google's 'My Case' Is No Longer Available

Google doesn't offer its 'My Case' and 'Live Case' programs anymore. From the look of things, it stopped the service when it announced the new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones at the I/O 2019 developer conference.

Tech May 20, 2019

Samsung Rolls Out One UI, Health Features To Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, And Gear Sport

Older Galaxy smartwatches are getting One UI and a bunch of other new features plus optimizations. Rollout for each product varies by region, meaning not all users might get the new update at the same time.

Tech May 20, 2019

Huawei Loses Android License As Google Cut Ties With The Chinese Company: Here’s What This Means

Huawei has been officially banned from Android, as ordered by the U.S. government. That means even recent phones won’t get official security updates moving forward, plus official Google services.

Tech May 20, 2019

What Children Mean When They Say Technology Is 'Creepy'

Parents are worried over the possible effects of technology on their children, but children have their own concerns over the matter, too. What exactly do children mean when they say that technology is 'creepy?'

Feature May 20, 2019

Blizzard Announces The Third 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event

The third anniversary event of 'Overwatch' is about to kick off. As part of the celebration, Blizzard is bringing back all the seasonal cosmetics and seasonal Arcade brawls in the past.

Culture May 19, 2019

Help Name Two Dolphins In Potomac River

Ever dreamed of naming a dolphin? Nature groups are asking for citizen help for the first time in naming two of the dolphins in Potomac River.

Science May 19, 2019

ISS Flies Over North America, How To Spot The ISS From Where You Are

The ISS is flying over North America this weekend, giving many an opportunity to spot it in the night sky. How can one have the chance to have a look at it the next time it flies over the area?

Science May 19, 2019

Here's How Genetic Makeup Can Influence Dog Ownership

Researchers from Sweden and Britain found that a person's genetic makeup can highly influence whether they want a dog or not. The findings of the study can support why some people are more drawn to dogs than other pet companions.

Science May 19, 2019

Eating Less Fat, More Fruits May Reduce Risk Of Breast Cancer Death

A new study of the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute suggests that dietary interventions may help improve women's risk of dying due to breast cancer. Research participants saw a 20 percent reduction of death risk related to the malignancy.

Health May 19, 2019

Spotify Rolls Out Redesigned App To Help People Discover Podcasts

The newly redesigned Spotify app improves prominence and discoverability of podcasts on its platform. It’s not clear, however, when this revamped app might roll out to all users.

Tech May 19, 2019

Processed Foods Can Make You Gain Weight: Study

A new study revealed that consuming more ultra-processed foods instead of minimally processed foods can lead to weight gain. Researchers explained that it all depended on the speed of which the person is eating.

Health May 19, 2019

Weight Loss Surgery May Improve Type 2 Diabetes, Blood Pressure Outcomes In Teens

NIH researchers have found some potential benefits of early gastric bypass surgery for teenagers. Results show that teens who received the procedure had better outcomes in terms of their diabetes and blood pressure management compared to their adult counterparts.

Health May 19, 2019

Amazon Reportedly Building A Warehouse Just For Dangerous Items

Amazon’s new warehouse will be much smaller than its other ones. However, it’ll have stricter safety measures for hazardous items such as bear repellent and pepper sprays.

Tech May 19, 2019

Millions Of People And Animals Are At Risk Of Naturally Occurring Anthrax

A new CDC study outlines the potential threat of naturally occurring anthrax to people and livestock around the world. As many as 1.83 billion people and 1.1 billion livestock live in areas where the bacterial infection can be found.

Health May 19, 2019

Google Has Been Secretly Tracking All Your Purchases Through Gmail

Google says it stores purchases to keep them all in one place. It claims it doesn’t use this information to target Gmail users with personalized ads.

Tech May 19, 2019

Spotify's First Hardware 'Car Thing' Brings A Voice Assistant To Your Ride

Spotify has announced its first hardware dubbed 'Car Thing.' However, it's only for testing purposes, and the company doesn't have any plans to make it commercially available.

Tech May 19, 2019

Ocean Explorer Victor Vescovo Completes Deepest-Ever Dive In Mariana Trench

A team of ocean explorers has set their sights on reaching the bottom of the world's oceans. One of them has completed the deepest-ever dive in the Mariana trench.

Science May 18, 2019

Parents Play Important Role During Child's Early Puberty

When children begin puberty much earlier than their peers, it often leads to feelings of self-consciousness or embarrassment. Experts warned that this could cause mental health concerns that might continue until adulthood.

Health May 18, 2019

LOOK: Hubble Captures Stunning Aftermath Of 2 Galaxies Colliding

Hubble takes a look at a violent clash between two galaxies millions of light-years from Earth. In an image shared by ESA, one of the galaxies is shown warped beyond recognition.

Science May 18, 2019

NASA Picks SpaceX, Blue Origin, And 9 Other Firms For $45.5 Million Moon Lander Study

A total of 11 private American companies have been chosen to work on NASA's next moon lander project. The space agency's partners will research and develop technologies that will help transport astronauts back to the surface of the moon.

Science May 18, 2019

Researchers Go Deeper Into Reason Why People Forget Their Dreams After Waking

Dreaming is a regular part of sleep, but most of these dreams are forgotten. Scientists have answered why most dreams almost immediately disappear from the mind as soon as the sun comes up.

Science May 18, 2019

CVS Will Only Sell Vitamins, Supplements Tested By Third Parties For Safety

CVS Pharmacy is launching its "Tested to Be Trusted" program designed to ensure the safety and effectiveness of vitamins and supplements available in-store and online. Only those that have passed third-party testing will be made available.

Health May 18, 2019

US Birth Rate Hits 32-Year Low In 2018, CDC Says

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that the number of new birth in the United States has dropped to about 3.7 million in 2018. This is 2 percent lower compared to birth rates recorded in the previous year.

Health May 18, 2019

NASA Takes A Peek At Crater Made By Beresheet Spacecraft On Moon

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured the impact site of Israel's Beresheet spacecraft. The image shows a black smudge where the first privately built spacecraft on the Moon crash-landed a month ago.

Science May 18, 2019

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