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Engineers create smart camouflaging material inspired by octopus skin

Engineers create smart camouflaging material inspired by octopus skin Octopuses and cuttlefish have small protrusions called papillae on their bodies, which can take on different shapes to help the cephalopods blend into their surroundings. The degrees of freedom in the papillae system are really lovely. First, cephalopod biologist Roger Hanlon and colleagues thoroughly described the papillae, which are muscular hydrostats - biological structures that perform an... Continua a leggere...

Facebook launches United States food order and delivery service

Facebook launches United States food order and delivery service You can find the Order Food option by going to the Explore menu. Today, Facebook confirms that the Order Food option has been in testing since past year, and, after adding more partners and responding to user feedback, it's rolling out across the U.S.to all users on iOS, Android and desktop. Continua a leggere...

Ohio's Top Halloween Candy Choice Really Blows

Ohio's Top Halloween Candy Choice Really Blows Candystore.com took 10 years of sales data from months leading up to Halloween. As we head into peak Halloween candy season, many people are stocking up on sweet treats. Last year, the third most popular candy in Maryland was Skittles, this year, Blow Pops moved in the third spot. Industry research has shown that, in 2015, online candy sales increased by 15 percent . Continua a leggere...

RIL net profit up 12.78 per cent for the second quarter

RIL net profit up 12.78 per cent for the second quarter On a standalone basis, the company reported a net profit of Rs 8,265 crore, up 7.28 percent for the quarter ended September 2017, as compared to Rs 7,704 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago. "The strong financial results of Jio demonstrates the robust business model of Jio and the significant efficiencies that the Company has built through its investment in the latest 4G technology and... Continua a leggere...

British-built satellite launches from Russian Federation

British-built satellite launches from Russian Federation The European Space Agency launched a joint UK-Dutch satellite on October 13 on a mission to monitor global air quality. After separating from the upper stage, the satellite deployed its three solar panels and began communicating, the ESA said. Continua a leggere...

Camera centric Oppo F3 Lite officially launches in Vietnam

Camera centric Oppo F3 Lite officially launches in Vietnam It is available through Amazon India and Oppo's retail stores across the country. The new smartphone launch on Vietnam isn't actually a new smartphone at all. According to the rumors about the Oppo F5 smartphone, the smartphone will compete with Samsung Galaxy S8. The F3 comes with two different slots for two different SIM cards (Nano + Nano) and a separate slot for a micro-SD card. Continua a leggere...

Aston Martin DB11 Volante Drops the Top in Time for Spring

Aston Martin DB11 Volante Drops the Top in Time for Spring It's being offered with a Mercedes-sourced 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that produces 503bhp and drives the rear wheels through an eight-speed automatic gearbox. There are two small rear seats, but these will be best reserved for children or adults in an emergency. A neat touch is the new veneer panels on the seat backs. Continua a leggere...

Facebook Chief Absolutely' Supports Releasing Russia-linked Advertisements

Facebook Chief Absolutely' Supports Releasing Russia-linked Advertisements Also Thursday, a data mining and analysis company that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign confirmed it is turning over information to the House intelligence committee, to "provide it with information that might help its investigation". Continua a leggere...

Destiny 2 Won't Fix Raid Exploit Before Prestige Mode Release

Destiny 2 Won't Fix Raid Exploit Before Prestige Mode Release The harder Prestige version of the raid was originally scheduled to arrive this week, but was pushed back seven days so Bungie could fix an exploit. Community manager Chris "Cozmo" Shannon wrote in the statement "Right now, these discussions are also happening in our studio". Continua a leggere...

Parineeti Chopra Says Arjun Kapoor Is Lucky To Work With Her

Parineeti Chopra Says Arjun Kapoor Is Lucky To Work With Her Parineeti said her fight against depression lasted for "almost a year", but she fought it and emerged a "more positive" person only because of her brother Sahej. He is the guy who knows me, he knows my pulse, he understands me, he understands the grain that I am made of. "So, speaking to him, being with him every day really used to give me that confidence in myself and really took me out of that p... Continua a leggere...

Asteroid 2012 TC4, the Size of a House, Passes Earth Safely

Asteroid 2012 TC4 was not visible anywhere in the world without a telescope. NASA researchers were sure there was no risk of impact, but they did capitalize on the close encounter by testing their asteroid warning systems. Less than a day later, the asteroid is already on a journey away from Earth. "It's interesting to study such a small object, but it's also very appropriate, because we're ... Continua a leggere...

Another El Nino problem: More carbon dioxide in air

The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission was created to circumvent those limitations by providing a platform with which atmospheric CO2 can be measured spectrally from space over large geographic areas, thereby offering an unprecedented capability to study, in great detail, the processes that affect the concentration of the gas over a variety of spatial and temporal scales. Continua a leggere...

Study puts a count to suffering people in need of palliative care

Study puts a count to suffering people in need of palliative care The study was conducted by the Commission on Global Access to Palliative Care and Pain Relief, which included 61 authors from 25 countries, including Pallium India chairman Dr. Addressing morphine access is even less costly. "Efforts to prevent non-medical use of internationally controlled substances, such as morphine and other opioid analgesics, have overshadowed and crippled access to opioids fo... Continua a leggere...

An upgraded version of Bixby might be announced on October 18

Furthermore, the outlet has stated that we could see a new version of Bixby arrive at Samsung's Developer Conference that is being held later this month. Moving Bixby to smartwatches seems like the most natural next step. Rhee played a big roll in the launch of Bixby, but also works in Samsung's mobile payment and mobile health categories, as well. Continua a leggere...

BioWare vet and Dragon Age director Mike Laidlaw is leaving the company

BioWare vet and Dragon Age director Mike Laidlaw is leaving the company After a long and creative career under the roof of Bioware, Mike Laidlaw has chose to retire from his job as a director/writer for the company and announced it a couple of hours ago through his personal account on Twitter. In the above statement, Laidlaw says he plans to spend time "reconnecting with all the incredible games and worlds that [his] peers have created". When you spend so many hours a... Continua a leggere...

National Basketball Association to Broadcast Games in 360-Degree VR This Season

Today they announced that they're doing it again, starting with a free preview on October 21st when the Houston Rockets host the Dallas Mavericks. Jeff Marsilio , NBA Vice President, Global Media Distribution, said in a statement that the fan response then was "overwhelmingly positive". Continua a leggere...

Red Flag Fire Conditions in Santa Barbara

Red Flag Fire Conditions in Santa Barbara Although like everything else when it comes to predicting the weather, it's hard to tell whether increased risk will translate to actual fire, people in the affected area should take these warnings seriously. As of this evening, areas under the warning include the North Bay Mountains, the East Bay Hills and Diablo Range, the Santa Cruz Mountains, the Santa Lucia Mountains, and the inland mountains... Continua a leggere...

Tesla recalls 11000 Tesla Model X SUVs

We are doing this out of an abundance of caution, because even though we have never seen it happen, if the cable is not properly adjusted, the seat back on the left side of the second row seats could move forward during a crash. It is the second time the model has been recalled because of problems with the seats. Tesla said it can make the adjustment using its mobile service vans so that custome... Continua a leggere...

Jodrell Bank selected as United Kingdom candidate for World Heritage site nomination

The Observatory, which has just celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the iconic Lovell Telescope, and has recently announced new listed buildings, is now preparing the papers for nomination, which will be submitted to UNESCO in January 2018. Continua a leggere...

New California law to expand job-protected maternity leave

New California law to expand job-protected maternity leave At a public signing ceremony at a Sacramento nonprofit aimed at helping homeless women, Brown touted the new laws as "California showing the way". "The actions today will have a real difference on women, children and families", Brown said in a press conference attended by some of the Capitol's most influential women. Continua a leggere...


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