Dodging antibiotic resistance by curbing bacterial evolution: Findings point to possibility of new ‘anti-evolution drugs’ to keep hard-to-treat pathogens from arising

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Dodging antibiotic resistance by curbing bacterial evolution: Findings point to possibility of new ‘anti-evolution drugs’ to keep hard-to-treat pathogens from arising With many disease-causing bacteria ratcheting up their shields against current drugs, new tactics are vital to protect people from treatment-resistant infections….

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AI can create synthetic fingerprints that fool biometric scanners

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AI can create synthetic fingerprints that fool biometric scanners Wipada Wipawin via Getty Images Researchers from New York University have found a way to produce fake fingerprints using artificial intelligence that could fool biometric scanners (or the human eye) into thinking they’re…

A Scar That the Woolsey Fire Left Behind

A Scar That the Woolsey Fire Left Behind

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A Scar That the Woolsey Fire Left Behind In the wake of a fire, a burn scar appears which takes a long time to heal. This scar is from the Woolsey fire which has taken its toll around Thousand Oaks, California. View…

Samsung’s free Galaxy phone themes won’t be free anymore

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Samsung’s free Galaxy phone themes won’t be free anymore Samsung In a bid to squeeze more cash from users, Samsung plans to halt the use of free phone themes after a 14-day trial period. The change will be implemented with the rollout…

This outdoor smart plug brings the value and the brains

This outdoor smart plug brings the value and the brains

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This outdoor smart plug brings the value and the brains Outdoor smart plugs ($25 at Amazon) add convenience to everything from summer cookouts to holiday light displays. The $32 iClever Outdoor Smart Plug is a good example of smarts and value combined…

Senators want answers from mobile carriers on video app throttling

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Senators want answers from mobile carriers on video app throttling NurPhoto via Getty Images If you have ever had a suspicion that your carrier might be slowing down your internet speeds while streaming videos, you aren’t alone. Three US Senators — Edward…

2019 Genesis G70 review: A familiar formula, but a little bit sweeter

2019 Genesis G70 review: A familiar formula, but a little bit sweeter

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2019 Genesis G70 review: A familiar formula, but a little bit sweeter I had a good idea of what to expect from the 2019 Genesis G70. After all, the new sport sedan boasts a powertrain, suspension setup and list of features nearly…

NYT: Facebook’s crisis response included sneaky redirections

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NYT: Facebook’s crisis response included sneaky redirections Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., from left, Dan Rose, vice president of partnerships and platform marketing at Facebook Inc. and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., walk the…

This big-ass light bulb from Philips kinda makes sense

This big-ass light bulb from Philips kinda makes sense

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This big-ass light bulb from Philips kinda makes sense Got lights dangling overhead in your kitchen? Wish you did? If so, Philips wants to help you go big with the idea. Specifically, the lighting aisle mainstay has a new fleet of gigantic,…

Natural solutions can reduce global warming: US forests, wetlands, and agricultural lands could absorb a fifth of greenhouse gas pollution — equivalent to emissions from all US vehicles

Natural solutions can reduce global warming: US forests, wetlands, and agricultural lands could absorb a fifth of greenhouse gas pollution — equivalent to emissions from all US vehicles

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Natural solutions can reduce global warming: US forests, wetlands, and agricultural lands could absorb a fifth of greenhouse gas pollution — equivalent to emissions from all US vehicles Restoring the United States’ lands and coastal wetlands could have a much bigger role…

Researchers discover novel ‘to divide or to differentiate’ switch in plants

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Researchers discover novel ‘to divide or to differentiate’ switch in plants Scientists from VIB and Ghent University under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Jenny Russinova uncovered a novel mechanism in plants that controls an important decision step in stomatal lineage to divide…

Large areas of the Brazilian rainforest at risk of losing protection

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Large areas of the Brazilian rainforest at risk of losing protection Up to 15 million hectares of the Brazilian Amazon is at risk of losing its legal protection, according to a new study from researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and KTH…

Ford and Walmart to partner on self-driving deliveries

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Ford and Walmart to partner on self-driving deliveries Ford Self-driving car collaborations are becoming increasingly commonplace. The latest team-up comes from Ford, Walmart and Postmates — a trio of older-world companies using autonomous tech to combat nascent startup rivals and remain relevant…

Google improves Assistant with a slew of home-friendly features

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Google improves Assistant with a slew of home-friendly features From merging with Nest to creating its own line of smart–home products, Google’s spreading the word that it doesn’t just belong in your phone or computer, but in your everyday life as well….

Withings revives and updates its Pulse fitness tracker

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Withings revives and updates its Pulse fitness tracker Just two months after Withings extricated itself from Nokia’s grasp and it is already launching its second new wearable. Delving into its distant past, the company has decided to refresh its original fitness tracker,…