Tech/Science


BBC News – Great Britain

Climate change: UK to set bold emissions target

A world-leading climate change target up to the early 2030s is set to be confirmed by the British government, cutting emissions by 57%.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 11:04 pm

Paul Nurse: ‘Research needs free movement to thrive’

Sir Paul Nurse says UK science will suffer unless any post-Brexit agreement allows the free movement of people.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 10:55 pm

Amazon fires: Humans make rainforest more flammable

Human disturbances are putting the Amazon rainforest at greater risk of fire, say researchers.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 9:04 pm

Amazon fires: how we make rainforest more flammable

Human disturbances are making the Amazon rainforest ‘more flammable’ say researchers.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 5:10 pm

Automated amphibian teaches us to walk

Scientists in Switzerland have created a robotic salamander that mimics the gait of the ancient amphibian in great detail.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 12:15 pm

Nasa tests its most powerful booster yet

Nasa has conducted a second round of test on a booster which is designed to send human beings deep into space.

Posted on 28 June 2016 @ 7:05 pm

World class science ‘will endure’ in UK after Brexit

The UK Science Minister, Jo Johnson, says that world class research will “endure” following the Brexit.

Posted on 28 June 2016 @ 6:29 pm


Science News – United States

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CNet – United States

Google wants to show you all the data it’s collected about your online habits – CNET

The web giant’s new tool lets you review the sites you visit, the searches you make and the videos you watch, among other things.

Posted on 30 June 2016 @ 2:24 am

Netflix picks up reboot of 1960s TV show ‘Lost in Space’ – CNET

The new series is based on the adventures of the Robinson family as they grapple with a strange alien environment far from home.

Posted on 30 June 2016 @ 12:02 am

​Get a Lyft in the ‘Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1 – CNET

Who ya gonna call to grab a ride in a vehicle that scares away specters? This weekend, Lyft offers a Ghost Mode option to riders in select American cities.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 10:07 pm

Here’s how the ‘Game of Thrones’ epic ‘Battle of the Bastards’ scene was created – CNET

The visual-effects studio that created one of the most climactic scenes from the series shows how it was done.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 10:01 pm

Sen. Warren says Apple, Google and Amazon have too much power – CNET

The prominent senator from Massachusetts believes “competition is dying” in America, and anti-competitive mergers are responsible.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 9:52 pm

ACLU sues to kill decades-old hacking law – CNET

The advocacy group says the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act makes it hard to investigate websites for bad behavior and potential discrimination.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 9:44 pm

I taught my mom how to play Doom – CNET

CNET writer Danny Gallagher goes to Hell and back with his mother by showing her how to play the new bloody reboot of the classic first-person shooter.

Posted on 29 June 2016 @ 9:24 pm

Computer World – United States

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