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Caltech's lensless camera could make phones truly flat


The OPA manipulates incoming light to capture an image just like a conventional lens, but does so using computing power. These devices rely on arrays of lenses to bend and direct incoming light onto a film or optical sensor where it's recorded, and the lenses have to be a certain size, shape, and distance away from their neighbors to work properly - so they need to be 3D. Read More »

Gwyneth Paltrow's $120 stickers get smacked down by NASA brain


The product, a body sticker called Body Vibes , claims to use the same conductive carbon material that NASA uses in spacesuits - a material the makers say can "rebalance the energy frequency in our bodies". And Mark Shelhamer , Sc.D., former chief scientist at NASA's human research division, told Gizmodo that even if the suits were lined with this material, it would be to add a layer of strength - not to monitor or control the astronauts' vital signs. Read More »

Mithali stars in Indian eves warm-up win vs Sri Lanka


Raj is the second highest run scorer in women's worldwide cricket history and only the second woman cricketer to surpass 5,500 run mark. Asked by a reporter who her favorite male player is: "Would you ask a man that?" India squad: Mithali Raj (C), Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jhulan Goswami , Mansi Joshi, Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti Mandhana, Mona Meshram, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Nuzhat Parween, Punam Raut, Deepti Sharma. Read More »

Ohio Health Insurance CEO Raises Concerns Over Senate GOP Bill


No Democrats are expected to support the measure, which dramatically scales back the 2010 Affordable Care Act that was President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement and helped ensure coverage for roughly 20 million Americans through a combination of Medicaid coverage and subsidized private plans. Read More »

New ALIEN WORLDS discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope


Kepler detects exoplanets by measuring a temporary reduction in light emissions coming from a star when the planet moves in front, or transits. NASA's Kepler space telescope team have identified 219 new planet candidates, ten of which could prove to be humanity's next great hopes of life among the stars. Read More »

Audi Shows New A8's Fully Active Suspension, Traffic Jam Pilot [w


Audi claims the system "provides comfort-oriented customers with a chauffeur-driven sedan offering a stylishly smooth ride", and allows the "enthusiastic owner-driver can relish the characteristics of a sports vehicle". A similar system has been fitted to the SQ7 SUV , which uses an electric motor and three-speed planetary gearbox as a form of active anti-roll bar to reduce bodyroll in the corners, and pitch when accelerating or braking. Read More »

Nasa launches world's lightest satellite designed by 18-year-old TN student


It is for the first time that 3-D printing technology is being used in space. This is world's lightest and smallest satellite ever developed in the world. This satellite was selected by NASA in "Cubes in Space" competition (organized by NASA and "I Doodle Learning" organization), where the American space agency gave participants the challenge of creating an experiment weighing exactly 64 grams and fitting into a four-cm cube. Read More »

Not Even Republicans Are Thrilled With the Senate GOP Health Care Bill

More significantly, ends Medicaid's longtime status as an open-ended entitlement, with Washington paying a share of what each state spends. And it has yet to be evaluated by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office , which will determine how much it will cost and how many Americans it will leave uninsured. Read More »

Telecom Min meets Mittal, Ambani; assures corrective steps


The IMG will furnish recommendations to resolve stressed assets at the earliest and recommend policy reforms and strategic interventions. The minister said that each telecom operator had given a detailed roadmap of suggestions for the betterment of the sector. Read More »

Nasa's Curiosity rover spotted trundling up Mount Sharp by Mars Oribiter


Because such civilisations would develop at different rates, it's extremely unlikely that we will find intelligent life at the same stage of development as us. AEGIS doesn't cover general operations, which are still directed by humans. It's kind of insane to think that this very thing - scraping its wheels on dusty rocks, taking samples, and snapping photos - is what the rover has been doing every day for the past five years or so. Read More »

Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods


Most of the WAFB viewing area had the advantage of being in the dry slot of circulation around Tropical Storm Cindy on Wednesday and that resulted in a much-appreciated reduction in our forecast rain totals for the event. "We haven't heard of water getting into homes ", said Ashley Buller, an assistant in the parish emergency office. As the storm moves north, the Gulf Coast will experience potentially unsafe flooding, CNN meteorologist Michael Guy said. Read More »

Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle


After wins at the Australian Open as well as Indian Wells and the Miami Open earlier this year, Federer chose to miss out the clay-court season - seen as a move to enhance his prospects at WImbledon , on his favoured grass surface. Rublev, 19, is through to the last eight at an ATP event for the first time after a 6-0 3-6 6-3 victory over Mikhail Youzhny . Khachanov will now play the victor of the match between fellow Russians Mikhail Youzhny and Andrey Rublev . Read More »

Android O to be called 'Oatmeal Cookie'?


Google recently confirmed what we all suspected, that Android O is Android 8.0, but we still lack an official dessert name for the new update. "However, it may prove to be untrue as several references in the Android source code indicate that the next Android may be named 'Oatmeal Cookie ". Read More »

Blockchain Raises $40 Million in Fresh Funding


The news comes on the heels of rumors bitcoin wallet provider, brokerage and exchange service Coinbase is raising a new funding round valued at $1bn following a rise in the price of bitcoin and an uptick in global interest in the technology. Read More »

Celtics swing big with Jayson Tatum, who gives them something new


The Vertical's Shams Charania was the first to report the trade. They followed suit in the second round selecting Miami senior shooting guard Davon Reed. Jackson accolades would include being named All-Big 12 first-team, Big 12 Freshman of the Year, and AP third-team All-American. President of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said before the draft Thursday night that point guard was the team's biggest need, and the club chose to address it. Read More »

Sen. Portman: Student held by North Korea was 'amazing young man'


He had returned to the United States in a coma after being held captive in North Korea . Warmbier was formally laid to rest Thursday in his home town of Wyoming, Ohio . "We both agreed that our companies should not do business with any UN-designated North Korean entities in accordance with these resolutions", Tillerson told reporters following the meeting, adding that Washington sees North Koreas as a "top security threat". Read More »

Microsoft is Proud of Xbox One X Price

Microsoft couldn't call it Xbox One Elite because it already has a version of the original Xbox One with that branding, and the Xbox One S is the existing console so it couldn't use "S" alone. Latest update on June 12, 2017 at 12:15 PM by PaulRubens. Spencer also revealed that the Xbox team expects One S to outsell One X in 2018. What's more , even though it costs more than the PlayStation 4 Pro , you get something for your extra dollars, because the Xbox One X is ... Read More »

Dead as Tropical Storm Makes Landfall in Louisiana

Although the storm had weakened slightly, with maximum sustained winds dropping from 60 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour, drenching rain bands churning off the weather disturbance remained a serious threat to seaside residents across parts of five states. Read More »

Dead As Cindy Spins Severe Weather Along Gulf Coast


Mayor Tim Kerner said Thursday that streets and yards in the town of Lafitte, south of New Orleans , are flooded. "The tide's rolling in". "The voluntary evacuation order is meant to alert residents of Bolivar Peninsula that emergency responders may be unable to reach them", Galveston County Judge Mark Henry said in a statement . Read More »

Spotty shower or t-storm around tonight


Showers and thunderstorms are possible. Sunny skies, dewpoints near 60 degrees and temperatures topping out in the low and mid 80s made for a warm, but pleasant day on Thursday . Late this afternoon and into this evening, clouds will start streaming in as a warm front approaches for tonight . Partly to mostly cloudy and more muggy with a spotty shower or t-storm. Read More »

How birds fly determines the shape of their eggs


Biologists have wondered why different egg shapes evolved and what functions they serve, while mathematicians have asked how best to quantify egg shape variation. For one, understanding egg shape and the role the membrane plays "could be of value to the egg industry", she says, perhaps by helping it create more durable eggs. Read More »

'Surprised' Kumble resigns as India coach

I was informed for the first time yesterday by the BCCI that the captain had reservations with my "style" and about my continuing as the head coach". "I was surprised since I had always respected the role boundaries between the captain and coach", he added. Kumble had remained in London after the Champions Trophy which ended on Sunday; as chairman of the ICC's cricket committee, he will be attending the chief executives committee meeting there. Read More »

Chelsea complete the signing of Dutch wonderkid Daishawn Redan


Manchester United, Manchester City and RB Leipzig were also hot on the case of Dutch youth global Redan and Ajax were desperate to hold on to the young forward. The Premier League champions are in the market for a striker and want to tie up a deal for Alex Sandro of Juventus. 'We have mapped out a path for him and there is depth discussions with him and his management, ' Ajax youth coach Said Ouaali revealed. Read More »