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Bacteria Has Metabolism 1 Million Times Slower, Eats Centuries-Old Food
Bacteria in the subsurface live extremely slow lives. With a metabolism 1 million times slower than lab-grown bacteria, the subsurface bacteria eat resources that…
Aug 13, 2019 23:28 UTC Health Read More

Food dyes in snacks: Healthy or toxic?
Brightly coloured snacks which include various food dyes could be harming your children more than helping them, some health experts have warned. Health…
Aug 13, 2019 23:11 UTC Nutrition Read More

TransLink expands AI planning to improve bus route estimates Urbanized
TransLink has announced that following a successful pilot program it will be expanding its artificial intelligence program to improve bus departure estimates.
Aug 13, 2019 23:02 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Meet OpenSpace, The Construction Tech Startup That Just Raised $14M From WeWork and Others
OpenSpace, an imaging and AI-driven platform providing 360-degree visibility for construction sites, has raised $14 million in a Series A round led by Lux…
Aug 13, 2019 22:58 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Auditor Is Reviewing the Pentagon’s $10 Billion Cloud Computing Contract Process for Potential Misconduct
The Pentagon's independent auditor is conducting a broad review of the handling of a cloud computing project potentially worth $10 billion, officials said…
Aug 13, 2019 22:52 UTC Computing Read More

Google details AI work behind Project Euphonia’s more inclusive speech recognition
As part of new efforts towards accessibility, Google announced Project Euphonia at I/O in May: An attempt to make speech recognition capable of understanding…
Aug 13, 2019 22:48 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Nursing home introduces virtual reality goggles to its residents
A local nursing home has introduced virtual reality goggles to its residents and they're loving it. About four months ago, Amy Alvarado, the recreation director at…
Aug 13, 2019 22:42 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Are you taking your vitamins and health supplements correctly? And do they really work?
Nutrition experts tell CNA Lifestyle why multivitamins aren't always your best bet – and which common notions about health supplements are actually false.
Aug 13, 2019 22:31 UTC Nutrition Read More

Worker at Washington, Mo. Bob Evans diagnosed with Hepatitis A; mass vaccination planned
WASHINGTON, Mo. - A food handler at a Washington Bob Evans restaurant was recently diagnosed with Hepatitis A, prompting the Franklin County Health…
Aug 13, 2019 21:40 UTC Health Read More

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use
Overall, young people who used e-cigarettes were 3.5 times more likely to use marijuana, the analysis found. Teen vapers were most at risk for marijuana use.
Aug 13, 2019 21:33 UTC Health Read More

Nutritionist reveals how to avoid the ‘dangerous’ snacks you don’t need and lose weight
WOMEN are eating “two biscuits too much each day” and must lose weight to curb their risk of cancer, experts say. There are 166 calories in two milk chocolate…
Aug 13, 2019 21:29 UTC Nutrition Read More

Whoop’s Wearable Fitness Tracker Promotes All-Around Wellbeing
Aside from a light-reflecting text logo, the Whoop 3.0 wristband (free with a membership that begins at $30 a month) is nearly indiscernible from a fabric…
Aug 13, 2019 21:03 UTC Gadgets Read More

These Low-Carb Recipes Are So Good, You'll Want to Buy Shrimp in Bulk
If you love seafood as much as we do, you'll want to dive head first into these low-carb shrimp recipes. On its own, shrimp is a naturally low-carb source of.
Aug 13, 2019 21:02 UTC Nutrition Read More

Rabbit in Sheridan County tests positive for tularemia
BISMARCK — A wild rabbit in central North Dakota's Sheridan County has tested positive for tularemia, also called "rabbit fever," the North Dakota Department…
Aug 13, 2019 20:59 UTC Health Read More

What to Buy at Costco Best Costco Buys for Runners
Shopping at Costco can be both a wonderful and overwhelming experience, thanks to thousands of great, low-cost products, and free samples at this…
Aug 13, 2019 20:50 UTC Nutrition Read More

Oregon DMV Computer System Back Up After Issues Halted Knowledge Tests
UPDATE (1:37 p.m. PT) – Oregon DMV officials say their computer system is again allowing them to administer knowledge tests for driver's licenses and permits.
Aug 13, 2019 20:48 UTC Computing Read More

Dextre completes RRM3 tasks to test robotic refueling of spacecraft
Canada's star space robot Dextre has completed tasks aimed at finding solutions to enable the robotic refueling of spacecraft. Robotic Refueling Mission 3…
Aug 13, 2019 20:43 UTC Science Read More

Residency Bullying: Trainer on Trainee Harassment Common
Bullies sometimes wear white coats, and they may be in charge of educating the next generation of doctors. In a survey administered to a national cohort of…
Aug 13, 2019 20:40 UTC Health Read More

Video: Designing great room-scale VR interactions the Vacation Simulator way
In this 2019 GDC talk, Owlchemy Labs' Devin Reimer and Andrew Eiche share stories of success and failure from the development of Vacation Simulator.
Aug 13, 2019 20:33 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Idaho’s hepatitis outbreak hits the Frontier Club, Red Robin
The growing hepatitis A outbreak in Idaho hit two more restaurants. Food workers at Frontier Club in Meridian and Red Robin on Parkcenter in Boise were…
Aug 13, 2019 20:12 UTC Health Read More

‘Baby’ planet two to three times the size of Jupiter discovered
It may be an infant, but that doesn't mean it's small. Researchers have discovered a new 'baby' planet, at least twice the size of Jupiter, carving a path through a…
Aug 13, 2019 20:08 UTC Science Read More

People spend $3,300 a year on snacks—here’s how to keep it under $10 per week, according to dietitians
There's a reason I don't budget like a responsible #adult: I simply can't come to terms with how much dough I spend trying out new fitness classes, scouring the…
Aug 13, 2019 20:06 UTC Nutrition Read More

Samsung Unveils ISOCELL Bright HMX 108 MP Sensor for Smartphones
Samsung this week has introduced the industry's first 108 megapixel image sensor for smartphones. The Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX promises to allow…
Aug 13, 2019 20:00 UTC Gadgets Read More

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