Friday, June 23, 2017

Atomic imperfections move quantum communication network closer to reality

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-atomic-imperfections-quantum-network-closer.html


Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists say

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-decades-discovery-anti-obesity-hormone-scant.html

Mars rover Opportunity on walkabout near rim

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-mars-rover-opportunity-walkabout-rim.html

Making ferromagnets stronger by adding non-magnetic elements

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-ferromagnets-stronger-adding-non-magnetic-elements.html

Cut US commercial building energy use 29 percent with widespread controls

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-commercial-energy-percent-widespread.html

Chickens may illuminate how humans developed sharp daylight vision

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-chickens-illuminate-humans-sharp-daylight.html

Bioengineers create more durable, versatile wearable for diabetes monitoring

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-bioengineers-durable-versatile-wearable-diabetes.html

Fungal toxins easily become airborne, creating potential indoor health risk

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-fungal-toxins-easily-airborne-potential.html

Experts uncover first molecular events of organ rejection

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-experts-uncover-molecular-events.html


Surface Pro review: Microsoft's best hybrid notebook plays it safe

https://www.engadget.com/2017/06/23/surface-pro-review/

Google will no longer scan your Gmail for ad targeting

https://www.engadget.com/2017/06/23/google-wont-scan-your-gmail/

Uranus’s crooked, messy magnetic field might open and shut daily

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138448-uranuss-crooked-messy-magnetic-field-might-open-and-shut-daily/

Amputees control avatar by imagining moving their missing limbs

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138449-amputees-control-avatar-by-imagining-moving-their-missing-limbs/

Intel Core i9-7900X, i7-7820X and i7-7800X Review

http://www.techspot.com/review/1433-intel-core-i9-core-i7-skylake-x/

G.SKILL Announces New DDR4 Specifications for Intel X299 HEDT Platform

https://www.techpowerup.com/234603/g-skill-announces-new-ddr4-specifications-for-intel-x299-hedt-platform

Elite Dangerous PS4 Pro Support Detailed: No 4K, Supersampling or HDR at Launch

http://wccftech.com/elite-dangerous-ps4-pro-support-detailed/


New research reveals impact of seismic surveys on zooplankton

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-reveals-impact-seismic-surveys-zooplankton.html

P.T. Inspired Psychological Horror Game Visage Looks Terrifying in New Gameplay Trailer

http://www.dualshockers.com/pt-inspired-horror-game-visage-terrifying-new-trailer/

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles Gets New Trailer Showcasing The Shivering Plains

http://www.dualshockers.com/yonder-the-cloud-catcher-chronicles-new-trailer-shivering-plains/

Here is almost 13 minutes of gameplay footage from the E3 2017 build of ELEX

http://www.dsogaming.com/videotrailer-news/13-minutes-gameplay-footage-elex-e3-2017-build/


Google on track for quantum computer breakthrough by end of 2017

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138373-google-on-track-for-quantum-computer-breakthrough-by-end-of-2017/

Special cells explain why cabbage and stress churn your guts

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138318-special-cells-explain-why-cabbage-and-stress-churn-your-guts/

Weird amphibians found at record depth in dark underground lake

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138344-weird-amphibians-found-at-record-depth-in-dark-underground-lake/

Oil-exploration airguns punch 2-kilometre-wide holes in plankton

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138326-oil-exploration-airguns-punch-2-kilometre-wide-holes-in-plankton/

Italy’s drying lakes imperil rare shrimp species found only here

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138358-italys-drying-lakes-imperil-rare-shrimp-species-found-only-here/

Magnetic nanoknots evoke Lord Kelvin's vortex theory of atoms

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-magnetic-nanoknots-evoke-lord-kelvin.html

Skin-based biofuel cell developed for scavenging energy from human sweat

https://techxplore.com/news/2017-06-skin-based-biofuel-cell-scavenging-energy.html


Predicting the future with the wisdom of crowds

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-future-wisdom-crowds.html

Sun eruptions hit Earth like a 'sneeze', say scientists

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-sun-eruptions-earth-scientists.html

Dramatic differences spotted in chimp communities

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-differences-chimp.html


Researchers design sounds that can be recorded by microphones but inaudible to humans

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-microphones-inaudible-humans.html

Increased risk for autism when genetic variation and air pollution meet

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-autism-genetic-variation-air-pollution.html

The neural relationship between light and sleep

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-neural-relationship.html


Firing up your car with lipids

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-car-lipids.html

Plants sacrifice 'daughters' to survive chilly weather

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-sacrifice-daughters-survive-chilly-weather.html

Wristband device emulates mosquito to take blood samples

https://techxplore.com/news/2017-06-wristband-device-emulates-mosquito-blood.html


Physicists settle debate over how exotic quantum particles form

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-physicists-debate-exotic-quantum-particles.html

Energetic cost of the entatic state of cytochrome c quantified

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-energetic-entatic-state-cytochrome-quantified.html

A single electron's tiny leap sets off 'molecular sunscreen' response

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-electron-tiny-molecular-sunscreen-response.html

From strands to droplets—new insights into DNA control

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-strands-dropletsnew-insights-dna.html


Peering at the crystal structure of lithium

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-peering-crystal-lithium.html

Jellyfish fluorescence shines new light on DNA copying

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-jellyfish-fluorescence-dna.html

Dutch astronomers discover recipe to make cosmic glycerol

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-dutch-astronomers-recipe-cosmic-glycerol.html


In marine bacteria, evolution of new specialized molecules follows a previously unknown path

https://phys.org/news/2017-06-marine-bacteria-evolution-specialized-molecules.html

Asus GR8 II Mini Gaming PC (i5-7400, GTX 1060, Aura Sync)

https://www.kitguru.net/tech-news/featured-tech-reviews/dale-shaughnessy/asus-gr8-ii-mini-gaming-pc-i5-7400-gtx-1060-aura-sync/

Researchers say U.S. policies on drugs and addiction could use a dose of neuroscience

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-policies-drugs-addiction-dose-neuroscience.html

How brains surrender to sleep

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-brains-surrender.html

Titanfall 2’s Next Update Features War Games Map, Third Weapon Slot

http://gamingbolt.com/titanfall-2s-next-update-features-war-games-map-third-weapon-slot

Battleborn’s Brand New “Supercharge” Multiplayer Mode Detailed

http://gameranx.com/updates/id/110879/article/battleborns-brand-new-supercharge-multiplayer-mode-detailed/


Nissan teases self-driving features for the next-gen Leaf

https://www.engadget.com/2017/06/23/nissan-teases-self-driving-features-for-the-next-gen-leaf/