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Warning: Most Widely Used Cooking Oil Causes Genetic Changes in the Brain

America's most widely consumed oil, soybean oil, linked to metabolic and neurological changes in mice. New University of California Riversi...

America's most widely consumed oil, soybean oil, linked to metabolic and neurological changes in mice. New University of California Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, a

IBM working on cleaner, faster batteries for cars

Batteries made from seawater and quantum computing could make better electric cars

Human Hibernation Is a Real Possibility - The Atlantic

The science of adapting to cold weather could change treatment of inflammatory diseases, insomnia, and trauma.

How Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and All Our Tech Heroes Turned into Tech Villains | GQ

Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Elizabeth Holme promised game-changing improvements on American life with digital and technical developmen...

Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Elizabeth Holme promised game-changing improvements on American life with digital and technical developments.

Germany sets aside $50 billion for phase out of coal-fired stations

A large chunk of the money will go to

Oil and Gas Authority: OGA Chairman challenges the sector to respond to the energy transition challenge - 2020 - News - News & <br/>publications

New Harvard study fights fat with salty, icy injections

It sure sounds like an online pop-up ad, but Harvard scientists have created and tested a new treatment that melts away body fat. The new t...

It sure sounds like an online pop-up ad, but Harvard scientists have created and tested a new treatment that melts away body fat. The new technique involves injecting an icy saline solution directly into fat deposits to shrink them by half.

'Invisible computing' startup unveils smart contact lens

A startup focused on "invisible computing" Thursday unveiled a smart contact lens which delivers an augmented reality display in a user

VW CEO compares company to Nokia, says will cut fuel cells to accelerate battery EVs - Electrek

VW's CEO said hydrogen fuel cells will not be as competitive as battery-electric drivetrains for at least another decade. Volkswagen will f...

VW's CEO said hydrogen fuel cells will not be as competitive as battery-electric drivetrains for at least another decade. Volkswagen will focus on battery-powered EVs.

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It's possible the plastic shopping bags you recycled last week could eventually be turned into a bench you'll one day sit on. That's becau...

It's possible the plastic shopping bags you recycled last week could eventually be turned into a bench you'll one day sit on. That's because the majority of plastics recycled in the Halifax area are now going to a local company that turns the waste into lumber.

Microsoft moves to erase its carbon footprint from the atmosphere in climate push | Vancouver Sun

Microsoft will invest US$1 billion over the next four years to speed up the development of carbon removal technology

Salty nanoparticles slip into cancer cells to wreak destruction

Causing the death of cancer cells while leaving healthy ones in tact is central to the goal of safer, more effective forms of treatment for...

Causing the death of cancer cells while leaving healthy ones in tact is central to the goal of safer, more effective forms of treatment for the disease, and scientists have now come up with one that leans heavily a common household item – salt.

DeepMind's AI is getting closer to its first big real-world application | WIRED UK

The AI firm beat the competition when it came to predicting the structure of proteins, which may eventually improve how we treat diseases

European Union Wants All Smartphones to Have the Same Charging Port

The European Union says that having the same charging port for all smartphones would minimize electronic waste and help consumers. Apple di...

The European Union says that having the same charging port for all smartphones would minimize electronic waste and help consumers. Apple disagrees.

Europeans ready to 'green' their lifestyles, study finds

Two-thirds of people in Europe, the US and China think their individual behaviour can help tackle climate change - but Europeans and Chines...

Two-thirds of people in Europe, the US and China think their individual behaviour can help tackle climate change - but Europeans and Chinese are more willing to change their living standards to limit global warming than Americans.

Tomorrows world 1989 talking about 2020 - YouTube

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Singer Akon announces futuristic 'Akon City' in Senegal | Fox News

Is a pop idol building Wakanda? Akon announced on his social-media channels on Monday that he is building a city of the future in Africa.

Climate change fueled the Australia fires. Now those fires are fueling climate change. | Grist

The fires, which have been burning for months and could rage on for months to come, are impacting the earth’s climate in several ways.

Climate change means the US must start building big things again - MIT Technology Review

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Jeff Bezos thinks polluting other planets is the solution to Earth's woes

He also said he

Warmest decade: 2019 was Earth's second-warmest year, scientists say

China Finally Boots Up Colossal Alien-Hunting Radio Telescope

China's world record, "alien-hunting" telescope, FAST, became fully operational on Saturday, quadrupling the amount of the universe astrono...

China's world record, "alien-hunting" telescope, FAST, became fully operational on Saturday, quadrupling the amount of the universe astronomers can examine.

PepsiCo's U.S. operations to be 100% renewable by end of 2020

It’s part of the company’s global goal to cut emissions 20% by 2030.

World's First 'Living Machine' Created Using Frog Cells and Artificial Intelligence | Live Science

Scientists used computer algorithms to "evolve" an organism that

Germany to invest 86 bln euros to upgrade ageing railway network - Reuters

Germany and its dominant railway operator Deutsche Bahn signed an agreement on Tuesday to invest 86 billion euros over the next 10 years to...

Germany and its dominant railway operator Deutsche Bahn signed an agreement on Tuesday to invest 86 billion euros over the next 10 years to upgrade its network in the country's "biggest modernisation project ever".