The Apple Watch is being used to study joint replacement patients

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The Apple Watch is being used to study joint replacement patients Bloomberg via Getty Images As part of its latest healthcare-focused venture, Apple has teamed up with Zimmer Biomet on an app designed for knee and hip replacement patients. The app, called…

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How to buy a gaming laptop

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How to buy a gaming laptop It used to be tough to find an ideal gaming laptop — one that didn’t feel like a sack of bricks and have awful battery life. Now we have the opposite problem: There are a ton…

Did mosasaurs hunt like killer whales?

Did mosasaurs hunt like killer whales?

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Did mosasaurs hunt like killer whales? Researchers have examined the youngest-ever specimen of tylosaur ever found. Like orcas, mosasaurs might have used their bony noses to strike prey. Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://www.sciencedaily.com/rss/top/environment.xml Top Environment News — ScienceDaily Top stories…

Stolen Apple IDs reportedly used for mobile payment theft in China

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Stolen Apple IDs reportedly used for mobile payment theft in China Users of two major mobile payment services in China — Alipay and WeChat Pay — have reported unauthorized Apple App Store spending in recent days, with some losing nearly $300 through…

Crowd-sourced data wins protection for endangered tricolored blackbird

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Crowd-sourced data wins protection for endangered tricolored blackbird Researchers used eBird data to convince California to list the Tricolored Blackbird as endangered. Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://www.sciencedaily.com/rss/top/environment.xml Top Environment News — ScienceDaily Top stories featured on ScienceDaily’s Plants & Animals,…

BMW’s i3 is now an electric-only car in Europe

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BMW’s i3 is now an electric-only car in Europe For years, BMW has offered its i3 electric car with a range extender option that used a gas engine to top up the battery and provide some extra driving distance. You’ll have to…

‘Tell Me A Story’ trailer shows fairy tales gone horribly wrong

‘Tell Me A Story’ trailer shows fairy tales gone horribly wrong

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‘Tell Me A Story’ trailer shows fairy tales gone horribly wrong Add CBS All Access to the ranks of streaming services delivering appropriately eerie shows for Halloween. It used a New York Comic-Con panel to premiere the trailer for Tell Me A…

Protein dynamics: Molecular machines at work

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Protein dynamics: Molecular machines at work Researchers have used a special fluorescence-based imaging technique to track the shape changes that occur when pore proteins in the cell membrane export molecules into the extracellular medium. Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://www.sciencedaily.com/rss/top/environment.xml Top…

Fitbit data helps police arrest another murder suspect

Fitbit data helps police arrest another murder suspect

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Fitbit data helps police arrest another murder suspect Fitbit may have helped police solve the murder of one of its users, after investigators used heart rate data to determine the identity of the alleged killer. On September 8th, Anthony Aiello visited his…

Viruses influenced gene sharing between Neanderthals and humans

Viruses influenced gene sharing between Neanderthals and humans

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Viruses influenced gene sharing between Neanderthals and humans Human evolution used to be depicted as a straight line, gradually progressing from an ape-like ancestor to modern Homo sapiens. But thanks to next-generation sequencing, findings in recent years have shown that it wasn’t…

China reportedly carried out a ‘hardware hack’ on Apple and Amazon

China reportedly carried out a ‘hardware hack’ on Apple and Amazon

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China reportedly carried out a ‘hardware hack’ on Apple and Amazon Data center hardware used by Apple and Amazon may have been fitted with surveillance micro-chips by Chinese server company Super Micro, claims Bloomberg in a new report. Almost 30 US companies…

Alienware finally made a thin and light gaming laptop

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Alienware finally made a thin and light gaming laptop Gaming laptops aren’t the lumbering bricks they used to be, as we’ve seen from the slew of offerings this year from ASUS, Gigabyte and Razer, all of which weigh under five pounds. But…

New 3D-printed cement paste gets stronger when it cracks — just like structures in nature

New 3D-printed cement paste gets stronger when it cracks — just like structures in nature

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New 3D-printed cement paste gets stronger when it cracks — just like structures in nature Researchers have 3D-printed cement paste, a key ingredient of the concrete and mortar used to build various elements of infrastructure, that gets tougher under pressure like the…

Text messages quickly track health care use during Ebola outbreak

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Text messages quickly track health care use during Ebola outbreak A new study used text message surveys to determine in real time how people used maternal health services during a recent Ebola outbreak and measured a drop in hospital-based births during the…

Artificial insemination used to breed lions for the first time

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Artificial insemination used to breed lions for the first time Artificial insemination isn’t new, but the technique is still breaking new ground — and it might just save one of the world’s better known species. South Africa’s University of Pretoria has successfully…