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These Underwater ‘Kites’ Are Generating Tidal Electricity As They Move

If there’s plenty of sky, but little sun; plenty of wind, but little land, where can the Faroe Islands look for renewable energy? The answer is obvious, owing to their

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After the season, the Saints will have some interesting quarterback decisions to make

The Saints have a bird in the hand with Taysom Hill. After the season, it will be interesting to see whether and to what extent coach Sean Payton and company

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Diagnosing breast cancer using skin electrical resistance

Mammograms are a safe, effective way to detect the presence of breast cancer in women. But doctors recommend most females should start getting mammograms after the age of 40 in

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Italy’s antitrust regulator fines Google, Apple over data use

Italy’s antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) and iPhone maker Apple (AAPL.O) 10 million euros ($11.2 million) each for “aggressive practices” linked to the commercial use of user data.

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GlobalFoundries revenue increased 56 percent YoY as chip demand persists

GlobalFoundries for the third quarter ending September 30, 2021, generated $1.7 billion in revenue, up five percent sequentially and 56 percent higher than the $1.09 billion earned in the year-ago

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World’s First 3D-Printed Eye Focuses Gaze on Digital Prosthetics

A Londoner has received the world’s-first 3D printed digital eye as a prosthetic. Promising to cut the time it takes to develop a prosthesis by half, it’s also more realistic

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Darren Waller getting MRI on injured knee

Raiders tight end Darren Waller left Thursday’s win over the Cowboys in the second quarter with a knee injury and there should be more of an idea about how long

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Study shows certain brain waves aren’t just background noise

Even when at rest, the brain is never truly quiet. New research in mice sheds light on the seemingly random brain signals that hum in the background of brains. These

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Carmakers get inventive as global chip crisis bites

Whether buying computer chips directly from manufacturers, reconfiguring cars, or producing them with parts missing, automakers are having to get creative to cope with the global shortage of semiconductors. The

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will debut in the Xiaomi 12

Following Qualcomm’s announcement of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, which many thought would be called the Snapdragon 898, we now know who will be the first phone company to use

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