Electronics

Apple, Disney and Netflix’s streaming battle isn’t winner-take-all

With the recent launch of Apple TV Plus and the imminent arrival of Disney Plus, the video landscape has never looked so competitive. These services...

Watching this may help ease people’s pain

In a new study, researchers found that watching immersive 360 videos of icy Arctic scenes helps to relieve intense burning pain and could hold...

New photonic liquid crystals could lead to next-generation displays

A new technique to change the structure of liquid crystals could lead to the development of fast-responding liquid crystals suitable for next-generation displays --...

Why the Hollywood majors have been so slow to take on Netflix at TV...

The long anticipated battle royale over TV streaming is finally becoming real: Apple TV+ has just launched in over 100 countries, kicking off with broadcast...

Touch-based display helps blind people create in three dimensions

Stanford researchers designed a tactile display that aims to make 3D printing and computer-aided design accessible to people who are blind and visually impaired. With...

This new app could provide the latest on black hole collisions and merging neutron...

Researchers have released a new app to encourage members of the public to stay up to date with new gravitational wave events in near...

Who owns the content on social media?

‘What’s on your mind?’ asks Facebook. You upload a photo of yourself posing on a secluded beach in the Greek Islands and enter the caption,...

This stealthy tool could detect malware in JavaScript

A new open-source tool called VisibleV8 allows users to track and record the behavior of JavaScript programs without alerting the websites that run those...

How much is too much? Moderate use of screen time can be good for...

New study has found that moderate levels of screen time can have a positive effect on children’s wellbeing and mental health. Based on data from...

New system could prevent speedy drones from crashing in unfamiliar areas

Drones can fly at high speeds to a destination while keeping safe “backup” plans if things go awry. Autonomous drones are cautious when navigating the...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...