Tag Archives: IFTTT

World’s First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/12/07/674587061/worlds-first-insect-vaccine-could-help-bees-fight-off-deadly-disease?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Researchers say they’ve found a way to let queen bees pass on immunity to a devastating disease called American foulbrood. The infectious disease is so deadly, many states and beekeeping groups recommend burning any hive that’s been infected. Here, … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Six Pediatricians Ate LEGO Minifig Heads To Calm Parents’ Concerns About Their Kids Eating Small Toys

https://geekologie.com/2018/12/six-pediatricians-ate-lego-minifig-heads.php Mmmm, so many snacks to choose from! In a recent study published in the Journal Of Pediatrics And Child Health, which includes both SHAT (Stool Consistency And Travel) and FART (Found And Retrieved Time) scores, six pediatricians each recently … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Even self-driving leader Waymo is struggling to reach full autonomy

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1423711 2 with 2 posters participating The Wednesday rollout of Waymo One, Waymo’s commercial self-driving taxi service, falls far short of expectations the company itself set earlier in the year. In late September, a Waymo spokeswoman told Ars by email … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How SpaceX Launched 64 Satellites Into Orbit on a Falcon 9

https://www.wired.com/story/the-spacex-clown-car-launch-actually-workedheres-how A few years ago, a company called Spaceflight had a wacky plan. The plan, in the words of CEO Curt Blake, was “Let’s buy a Falcon!” Not, like, the bird of prey. Like the big SpaceX rocket that, similar … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Why 5G Hype Is Out of Control This Week

https://gizmodo.com/why-5g-hype-is-out-of-control-this-week-1830917002 Is it really though?Photo: Qualcomm This week, we’ve been assaulted with a barrage of 5G “news” and announcements, but without a real good reason for why things are happening now. Companies like Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and others have been … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , | Leave a comment

‘Magic: The Gathering’ esports league launches with $10 million in prizes

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/07/magic-the-gathering-esports-league-10-million-prizes/ Hasbro/Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering, which counts over 35 million players worldwide, will get an esports league with a combined $10 million in prize money, Wizards of the Coast (WOTC) and Hasbro announced. The Magic Pro League … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Outrage Intensifies Over Claims Of Gene-Edited Babies

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/12/07/673878474/outrage-intensifies-over-claims-of-gene-edited-babies?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news There has been a backlash since Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s claimed that he edited genes in embryos that became twin girls. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images There has been a backlash since Chinese scientist … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , | Leave a comment