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Scientists can now keep brains alive without a body 0

Scientists can now keep brains alive without a body

A team of scientists recently revealed they’d successfully conducted experiments on hundreds of pigs that involved keeping their brains alive for up to 36 hours after the animals had been decapitated. Maybe Sergio Canavero,...

How AI is helping us discover materials faster than ever 0

How AI is helping us discover materials faster than ever

For hundreds of years, new materials were discovered through trial and error, or luck and serendipity. Now, scientists are using artificial intelligence to speed up the process. Recently, researchers at Northwestern University used AI...

George R.R. Martin will publish Fire and Blood, the 640-page Game of Thrones history book no one asked for, this fall 0

George R.R. Martin will publish Fire and Blood, the 640-page Game of Thrones history book no one asked for, this fall

George R.R. Martin has announced that he’ll be releasing a new book in his A Song of Ice and Fire series this fall — sort of. No, it’s not the long awaited The Winds...

Facebook made an ad about how bad Facebook has become 0

Facebook made an ad about how bad Facebook has become

Facebook has increasingly been reckoning with the many problems its network has, and today, the company released an ad acknowledging the issues and promising to get back to “what made Facebook good in the...

Belgium defines video game loot boxes as illegal gambling 0

Belgium defines video game loot boxes as illegal gambling

The Belgian Gaming Commission has ruled after a preliminary investigation that loot boxes in several games — Overwatch, FIFA 18, and Counter Strike: Global Offensive — are considered games of chance that are subject...

Gmail for Android is getting a snooze feature 0

Gmail for Android is getting a snooze feature

Google launched the new version of Gmail today, and some of the features from Google’s other email client, Inbox, have come with it. As noted by Android Police, the snooze function has been carried...

Casio is reportedly done making compact cameras 0

Casio is reportedly done making compact cameras

Per the report, Casio cited declining demand for compact cameras as reason to leave the market. The company will remain committed to higher-end cams, but this decision will reduce the company’s earnings forecast. The...

The FDA is coming for teens’ Juul vapes 0

The FDA is coming for teens’ Juul vapes

The US Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on electronic cigarette use among teens. The agency announced a new, five-point initiative this week that it says should stop vape companies from marketing to...