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October 5, 2017 6:00 PM Neanderthals Weren't As Incestuous as We Thought, Ancient DNA Reveals

Scientists have sequenced the genome of a female Neanderthal that died about 50,000 years ago in Croatia. It’s the fifth successful Neanderthal genome sequencing, and only the second one of high quality, according to the results published today in Science. It is also much closer to the Neanderthals that would have bred with the ancestors of modern humans 98

October 4, 2017 10:34 PM Google's Pixel Buds translation will change the world

Finally, a Babel Fish that doesn't feed on brainwave energy But tucked into the tail end of the presentation, Google quietly revealed that it had changed the world with a pair of wireless headphones. Not to be outdone by Apple's Air Pods and their wirelessly-charging TicTac storage case, Google packed its headphones with the power to translate between 69

October 2, 2017 2:51 PM Chucklefish's magic school RPG: more details on dating, combat and influences

I visited Starbound developer and Stardew Valley publisher Chucklefish last week to play Wargroove, its upcoming turn-based strategy game. I'll have some detailed impressions on that later on this week, but while I was there, I couldn't resist asking about its as-yet-untitled (and unannounced) magic school RPG/life sim. Last time we covered this game it got an enormous 95

September 21, 2017 10:14 AM Google's $1.1 billion HTC deal: Can Google learn from its Motorola miscues?

Google wants more hardware manufacturing heft, but it's unclear whether HTC will be the magic potion the search giant is looking for. Google has acquired "certain HTC employees" mostly working on the Pixel smartphones and a non-exclusive license to intellectual property in a move that foreshadows that it is serious about integrating software and hardware 32

August 28, 2017 3:53 PM A New Way to Fight Heart Disease May Also Tackle Cancer

Researchers say they’ve proven a long-held theory about heart disease: that lowering inflammation may be nearly as important as cutting cholesterol levels. They showed that using a targeted drug to reduce inflammation cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other “events” in patients who had already suffered one heart attack – independent of any other 109

August 27, 2017 12:58 PM Major drug study opens up vast new opportunities in combating heart disease

A landmark drug study has opened up a potent way to lower the risk of heart attacks — beyond the now standard advice of reducing cholesterol — promising new avenues of treatment of Americans' number one killer. The findings, more than two decades after the discovery of powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs, called statins, taken by tens of millions, were announced 99

August 20, 2017 11:17 AM A total eclipse of the States

Americans are gearing up for a coast-to-coast total eclipse that can be seen within driving range of 200 million people. During the American eclipse of 1854, photography was in its infancy. Back then, William and Frederick Langenheim were among the small number of shutterbugs who captured the event on sheets of silver-plated copper, known as daguerreotypes 112

August 19, 2017 10:03 AM Samsung's Galaxy Note 8: What It Needs to Win

. Now, Samsung seeks to recapture the pre-recall magic with the Note 8. "If Samsung stays core to quality, to great execution and delivery of this product, I think they can definitely go head-to-head with the new iPhone," said Roberta Cozza, research director at Gartner, who analyzes the personal technology industry. Only time will tell if there are any huge issues 33

August 15, 2017 2:14 PM Football Manager 2018 Release Date, Demo, New Features and more REVEALED

Football season is well underway and fans of the beautiful game have no doubt already spent hours on end tinkering with their fantasy football teams and agonising over the fact that they included Gary Cahil in the starting lineup. On the horizon, there's also FIFA 18 and PES 2018, two of the most impressive looking console football games ever created 36

August 15, 2017 11:02 AM The Actual Science of James Damore’s Google Memo

In early August, a Google engineer named James Damore posted a document titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” to an internal online discussion group. His memo was a calm attempt to point out all the ways Google has gone wrong in making gender representation among its employees a corporate priority. And then, on August 5, the memo jumped the fence 94