Researchers from UCLA have developed a terahertz modulator that performs across a wide range of the terahertz band with very high efficiency and signal clarity, which could eventually lead to more advanced medical and security imaging systems. A UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science research team has developed a breakthrough broadband modulator […]
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- Typhoon Haima forced the evacuations of more than 50,000 people in southern China after hammering the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages and killing at least 13 people.
- The Indian capital, laboring under the label of being the world's most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air.
- More than 80 nations square off in Slovenia next week over the fate of the world's remaining whales, facing a multitude of perils from meat hunters and ship strikes to getting snared in fishing gear.
- Some experts suspect the Russians, but other see no sign of Russian involvement in what they consider internet vandalism.
- The attacks that crippled service were called "well planned and executed, coming from tens of millions of IP addresses at the same time."
- A Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies
- Time Warner's stock soared nearly 10% Friday on reports that telecom and media giant AT&T may make a takeover bid for the company.
- For the first time, an experiment has directly imaged electron orbits in a high-magnetic field, illuminating an unusual collective behavior in electrons and suggesting new ways of manipulating the charged particles.
- Facebook on Friday said that it will begin allowing more graphic or potentially disturbing newsworthy posts to be shared at the leading online social network.
- The Verge
Airbnb is now banned from listing short-term rentals in New York
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law today a bill to make it illegal to advertise entire unoccupied apartments for less than 30 days on Airbnb, according to multiple reports. Cuomo had until October 29th to sign the bill, but until today the ...
Cuomo signs bill that deals huge blow to AirbnbNew York Post
New York Governor Signs Bill Authorizing Fines for Airbnb RentalsWall Street Journal
- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified new markings on the surface of the Red Planet that are believed to be related to ESA's ExoMars Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing technology demonstrator module.
- Two of the most well-known names in vacuum cleaners have ended a two-year legal battle over which has more suction or is better at deep-cleaning
- The faces are haunting. They stare, straight ahead, unblinking and made of malleable clay. There are fourteen total, all busts of the missing, the unidentified, the murdered. The forgotten.
- University of South Florida forensic anthropologists and forensic artists are trying to break the coldest of cold cases
- The prevailing notion that the African continent has been getting progressively drier over time is being challenged by a new study that finds that drought has actually decreased over the past 1.3 million years and that the continent is on a 100,000-year cycle of wet and dry conditions. These new findings add a wrinkle to one of the keys to human evolutionary theory, the savannah hypothesis, which states that the progressively drier conditions in Africa led to prehuman ancestors migrating from fo
- USA TODAY
Internet service appears to stablize after waves of cyber attacks
SAN FRANCISCO — At least two successive waves of online attacks blocked multiple major websites Friday, at times making it impossible for many users on the East Coast to access Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Tumblr, Reddit and other sites. The ...
Internet Attack Disrupts Major WebsitesNew York Times
Web Services Work to Stabilize After Massive DDoS AttackPC Magazine
Here's why so many popular websit
- Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials
- Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered a new mechanism in the mouse brain that regulates obesity. The study, which appears in Cell Reports today, shows that this new mechanism can potentially be targeted to treat obesity.
- Posting about your children on social media can have some benefits, but there are many potential harms too, researchers caution.
- A tiny lander despatched to Mars on a trial run had crashed and possibly exploded on the Red Planet, mission control said Friday, confirming Europe's second failed attempt to reach the alien surface.
- Updated advice suggests kids as young as 18 months old can handle the occasional session with a tablet, but an hour a day is plenty for kids under 5.
- National Post
RIP, Schiaparelli: European Mars Lander's Crash Site Seen By NASA Probe
This image by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows what appears to be the ExoMars lander's parachute (bright spot at bottom) and the impact site of the lander itself (dark patch at top). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS. Europe's ExoMars lander ...
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views Schiaparelli landing sitePhys.Org
Schiaparelli Mars Lander May Have Exploded On Impact, European Agency SaysNPR
- Cinema Blend
Here's Why The PlayStation Network Is Having Problems Today
If you've been having trouble accessing the internet today and you've been wasting hours trying to access certain websites it's because of a nationwide denial of service attack, and the PlayStation Network was one of the services that went down ...
PSN Down Worldwide, Authentication Issues MentionedPlayStation LifeStyle
PSN Maintenance Coming Up, Here's Exactly When and for How LongGameSpot
FCC Document Shows Google Testing Unknown Wireless VR Device
Google recently and formerly introduced its first Daydream-ready headset in the form of the Daydream View. In spite of just being properly announced, this is a headset which had been long rumored upon. As had another headset from Google. The big ...
Budget Friendly Mi Box Appeals to Cord CuttersKTLA
Google Daydream View, Chromecast Ultra, Amazon Echo Dot 2nd Gen Go On SaleInternational Business Time
- Wall Street Journal
Facebook Employees Pushed to Remove Trump's Posts as Hate Speech
Wall Street Journal
Some of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's posts on Facebook have set off an intense debate inside the social media company over the past year, with some employees arguing certain posts about banning Muslims from entering the U.S. ...
Facebook employees argued Trump's posts should be banned as hate speechThe Verge
Facebook employees wanted to block Donald Trump for hate sp
- As the countdown continues to the Presidential election, new analytical tools by physicists at The City College of New York promise a quicker and remarkably accurate method of predicting election trends with Twitter.
- The sky will put on a heck of a show tonight.
- A crippling DDoS — that's distributed denial of service — attack brought down a number of popular websites on Friday. But how?
- Business Insider
Europe's lost Mars lander probably 'exploded on impact' — see the photos
When the European Space Agency (ESA) lost contact with its Schiaparelli lander on October 19, the probe was headed toward its doom: a 60-second free-fall that ended in an explosion — and a new crater on Mars. According to data it beamed to Earth, the ...
Schiaparelli Mars Lander May Have Exploded On Impact, European Agency SaysNPR
The ExoMars lander may have exploded when
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