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‘Pest-controlling’ bats could help save rainforests

‘Pest-controlling’ bats could help save rainforests

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‘Pest-controlling’ bats could help save rainforests A new study shows that several species of bats are giving Madagascar’s rice farmers a vital pest control service by feasting on plagues of insects. And this, a zoologist at the University of Cambridge believes, can…

Bloodhound supersonic car project shuts down

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Bloodhound supersonic car project shuts down Engadget Efforts to save the Bloodhound supersonic car project from bankruptcy haven’t panned out. The team is shutting down after it was unsuccessful in securing the roughly £25 million (about $32 million) it needed from “potential…

Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $50 on a Philips Hue starter kit

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LG drafts in its TV chief to save its mobile business

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LG drafts in its TV chief to save its mobile business LG LG is shaking things up with a leadership change to its troubled mobile unit and the launch of two new divisions, dedicated to robotics and autonomous vehicles respectively. The company’s…

Google pulls gender pronouns from Gmail Smart Compose to reduce bias

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Google pulls gender pronouns from Gmail Smart Compose to reduce bias Jaap Arriens/Sipa USA Gmail’s Smart Compose can save you valuable time when you’re firing off a quick message, but don’t expect it to refer to people as “him” or “her” —…

Google’s Pixel phones will soon save transcripts of screened calls

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Google’s Pixel phones will soon save transcripts of screened calls Google Google’s Call Screening feature has been a boon to Pixel 3 owners weary of tedious telemarketing calls. Instead of taking your chances on an incoming ‘Scam Likely’ call, you can just…

Moths and magnets could save lives: Experimental herapy could repair mutations that cause genetic diseases

Moths and magnets could save lives: Experimental herapy could repair mutations that cause genetic diseases

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Moths and magnets could save lives: Experimental herapy could repair mutations that cause genetic diseases A new technology that relies on a moth-infecting virus and nanomagnets could be used to edit defective genes that give rise to diseases like sickle cell, muscular…

Magnetic eye implants could save the eyesight of glaucoma patients

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Magnetic eye implants could save the eyesight of glaucoma patients Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg via Getty Images Glaucoma patients can use implants to treat the condition by draining the eye, but the existing technology rarely lasts more than a few years thanks to the…

Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $100 on a Polk Command Bar smart soundbar

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Survey Polls the World: Should a Self-Driving Car Save Passengers, or Kids in the Road?   

Survey Polls the World: Should a Self-Driving Car Save Passengers, or Kids in the Road?   

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Survey Polls the World: Should a Self-Driving Car Save Passengers, or Kids in the Road?    In 2014 the driver of a truck lost his brakes on a hill in Ithaca, N.Y., and had to decide between running over construction workers and plowing…

How Good Is Tesla’s “Enhanced Autopilot” Feature?

How Good Is Tesla’s “Enhanced Autopilot” Feature?

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How Good Is Tesla’s “Enhanced Autopilot” Feature? Car companies predict that self-driving cars will save millions of lives. They talk about a future without personal auto ownership, drivers’ licenses, car insurance or the search for parking. When you need a ride, simply…

Google will fix its Camera bug that fails to save photos

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Google will fix its Camera bug that fails to save photos Now that Google’s Pixel 3 phones have arrived people are finding the good and bad of the various software-enhanced features. One issue some have noticed — across a range of devices…

Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $20 on an Anova Precision Cooker Nano

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