Intel Teams Up With AMD to Build Radeon Graphics on Core Chips

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AMD and Intel agree to team up, build Intel CPUs with AMD integrated graphics on-board.

The post Intel Teams Up With AMD to Build Radeon Graphics on Core Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258501-intel-teams-amd-build-amd-graphics-intel-core-chips?source=Computing

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Organic Memristor Sets Records for Speed and Durability

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A new organic memristor design from an international team of scientists could finally make these components commercially viable.

The post Organic Memristor Sets Records for Speed and Durability appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/258134-organic-memristor-sets-records-speed-durability?source=Computing

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Will combat vehicles use urine for fuel?

A team of Army researchers did not set out to prove that human pee could fuel U.S. military vehicles and bases in the future – but their unexpected urine discovery could transform how the armed forces get energy in the field.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/19/will-combat-vehicles-use-urine-for-fuel.html

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Apple confirms that it's investigating reports of swelling iPhone 8 batteries

Whenever Apple releases a brand new iPhone model, the company has a designated and semi-secret team of specialists and engineers whose sole task is to monitor any significant problems affecting the first batch of iPhone deliveries.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/02/apple-confirms-that-its-investigating-reports-swelling-iphone-8-batteries.html

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3D-printed ovaries enable infertile mice to give birth

A researcher team working to perfect 3D–printed ovaries for infertile women have successfully tested their creation in mice. The mice, whose real ovaries were surgically replaced with the 3D–printed variety, successfully conceived and gave birth to healthy pups. The lab–created ovaries even triggered lactation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/3d-printed-ovaries-enable-infertile-mice-to-give-birth.html

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Robots are a match for Japan's best volleyball players

Japan has turned to a team of robotic players to help its best volleyball players improve elements of their game. The automatic blockers mimic the actions of real players, helping the human players to hone their skills.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/14/robots-are-match-for-japans-best-volleyball-players.html

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Google reduces JPEG sizes by 35 percent

Google’s research team managed to combine excellent compression density with high visual quality resulting in a significant reduction of file sizes for JPEG images.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/20/google-reduces-jpeg-sizes-by-35-percent.html

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Scientists create 'lip password' that IDs users by their lips' movements

A team of researchers in Hong Kong have created the ‘lip password’, a method of biometric authentication that verifies a person’s identity by analyzing their lips’ movements and texture. The researchers have already patented the method.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/scientists-create-lip-password-that-ids-users-by-their-lips-movements.html

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Oxford scientists are building robots that 'wear' artificial skin before it's transplanted

Earlier this month, a team of Oxford professors proposed a provocative idea: grow human tissue on humanoid robots.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/14/oxford-scientists-are-building-robots-that-wear-artificial-skin-before-its-transplanted.html

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Facial-recognition software may help save Earth's most endangered mammals

Lemurs are considered the world’s most endangered mammal, but a team of researchers have devised a system called LemurFaceID, which uses facial-recognition software to spot lemurs in their natural habitat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/20/facial-recognition-software-may-help-save-earth-most-endangered-mammals.html

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Rugged Rudolph: Scientists discover why reindeer antlers are so strong

A team of scientists from the UK’s Queen Mary University of London have discovered the secret behind what makes reindeer antlers so tough.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/20/scientists-discover-why-reindeer-antlers-are-so-strong.html

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Solar plane will soar to 'edge of space'

A Swiss team unveiled the futuristic solar-powered plane on Wednesday which they say will be the first aircraft of its kind capable of carrying a pilot into the stratosphere.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/08/solar-plane-will-soar-to-edge-space.html

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Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas

A team of brave U.S. military veterans headed into the Himalayas armed with skill, one helicopter and a whole lot of state-of-the-art gear last month – and left the mountains with four skydiving world records.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/02/military-veterans-smash-skydiving-world-records-in-himalayas.html

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New teardown reveals Surface Studio packs ARM CPU core, upgradable storage

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Microsoft’s new Surface Studio has been given the teardown treatment by the iFixit team. You won’t be upgrading the RAM, CPU, or GPU inside Microsoft’s new system, but the storage system offers some flexibility and certain key components like the display are relatively easy to replace.

The post New teardown reveals Surface Studio packs ARM CPU core, upgradable storage appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240286-new-teardown-reveals-surface-studio-packs-arm-core-upgradable-storage?source=Computing

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Exclusive: Inside an epic parachute jumping expedition in the Himalayas

An elite team has traveled deep into the Everest region of the Himalayas to smash skydiving world records by jumping out of a helicopter. Will they succeed?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/22/exclusive-inside-epic-parachute-jumping-expedition-in-himalayas.html

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Olympic unisuits protect against polluted waters

The U.S. Olympic rowing team will appear in seamless unisuits when they hit the bay waters of Rio de Janeiro this summer. Though many viewers will notice only the second-skin fit, these innovative suits will also be providing much-needed protection against the foul waters of Guanabara Bay. The unisuits are knitted with antimicrobial material, their designer said.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/WMdtNlxvJ5Q/index.html

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Injectable sponges used for first time to stop soldier's bleeding

A U.S. military surgical team used an innovative device to staunch the bleeding on a gunshot victim, marking the first occasion that the device has been used in a patient clinically.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/26/injectable-sponges-used-for-first-time-to-stop-soldiers-bleeding.html

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MIT researcher's artificial skin will make you look 10 years younger

A team of MIT researchers has developed an artificial skin that could make you look years younger. Besides its potential for cosmetic use, researchers hope to use the second skin in a variety of medical applications.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/10/mit-researchers-artificial-skin-will-make-look-10-years-younger.html

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