Genetically optimized corn is more nutritious, could revolutionize agriculture

Scientists at Rutgers University and Chinas Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences have come up with a way to improve the nutritional value of corn using smart gene-editing technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/12/genetically-optimized-corn-is-more-nutritious-could-revolutionize-agriculture.html

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New medical camera is able to see light from inside the human body

Scientists at the U.K.s University of Edinburgh have developed a new imaging medical camera that is capable of seeing through the human body to look for light sources. Here is why that matters.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/06/new-medical-camera-is-able-to-see-light-from-inside-human-body.html

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Canadian university falls victim to email phishing scam, loses $9.5M to fraudsters

MacEwan University in Edmonton has confirmed that it lost 11.8 million Canadian dollars (US $9.5 million) after falling victim to a phishing attack.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/01/canadian-university-falls-victim-to-email-phishing-scam-loses-9-5m-to-fraudsters.html

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Is that Chanel counterfeit? Artificial intelligence scanner distinguishes real from fake goods

A new machine-learning system developed by researchers from New York University is able to distinguish genuine and counterfeit products by analyzing microscopic characteristics that are invisible to the human eye.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/is-that-chanel-counterfeit-artificial-intelligence-scanner-distinguishes-real-from-fake-goods.html

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It's saliva! A new ultra-thin battery is powered by spit

Innovative researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells: a paper-like battery thats activated by saliva.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/its-saliva-new-ultra-thin-battery-is-powered-by-spit.html

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Paying professors: Inside Google's academic influence campaign

Google operates a little-known program to harness the brain power of university researchers to help sway opinion and public policy, cultivating financial relationships with professors at campuses from Harvard University to the University of California, Berkeley.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/12/paying-professors-inside-googles-academic-influence-campaign.html

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Frighteningly accurate 'mind reading' AI reads brain scans to guess what you're thinking

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a deep learning neural network that’s able to read complex thoughts based on brain scans — even interpreting complete sentences.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/frighteningly-accurate-mind-reading-ai-reads-brain-scans-to-guess-what-youre-thinking.html

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Washington State University warns 1 million about stolen hard drive containing personal data

Washington State University sent letters earlier this month to 1 million people warning them they could be at risk of identity theft after a hard drive was in a locked safe that was stolen more than a month go.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/washington-state-university-warns-1-million-about-stolen-hard-drive-containing-personal-data.html

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Artificial intelligence can now predict if someone will die in the next 5 years

Scientists from the University of Adelaide have created an AI that’s able to look at the CT scans of patients, and predict whether they’ll live through the next five years. And that’s a good thing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/07/artificial-intelligence-can-now-predict-if-someone-will-die-in-next-5-years.html

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Study: Fitness trackers suck at measuring calories burned

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine studied seven popular fitness trackers and discovered none of them could accurately measure energy expenditure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/study-fitness-trackers-suck-at-measuring-calories-burned.html

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Facebook use associated with decreased health and happiness, study finds

As per a new study from the University of California, San Diego, and Yale University, Facebook could be making us unhappier and unhealthier than we may realize. Given that Facebook boasts a user base of around 2 billion people, that’s scary

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/facebook-use-associated-with-decreased-health-and-happiness-study-finds.html

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This terrifying robot can drill through your skull in 2 minutes — and that's a good thing

The University of Utah has developed an automated drill for cranial surgery. It can cut an opening in the skull in just 2.5 minutes. That’s a massive 50x faster than a human surgeon.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/03/this-terrifying-robot-can-drill-through-your-skull-in-2-minutes-and-thats-good-thing.html

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NASA inflatable greenhouse could help feed astronauts on other planets

NASA collaborated with researchers from the University of Arizona to design an inflatable greenhouse that can be deployed in outer space and offer astronauts a sustainable bounty of fresh vegetables

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/01/nasa-inflatable-greenhouse-could-help-feed-astronauts-on-other-planets.html

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Student's tweet perfectly calls out cynical stepfather

In a moment of reflection on the eve of graduating from Eastern Michigan University, student Daivon Reeder struck a chord on social media with a tweet that has since gone viral.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/25/students-tweet-perfectly-calls-out-cynical-stepfather.html

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This Valkyrie R5 humanoid robot is put to the test with Mars colonization on the horizon

Northwestern University has a Valkyrie R5 robot that is now undergoing agility tests in a Massachusetts warehouse to prepare for the NASA’s Space Robotics Challenge finalist round this June.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/20/this-valkyrie-r5-humanoid-robot-is-put-to-test-with-mars-colonization-on-horizon.html

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New long-distance laser beam tech could help inspectors sniff out weapons-grade uranium

Researchers at the University of Michigan have announced a new technique that detects enriched uranium from a long distance with the help of lasers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/14/new-long-distance-laser-beam-tech-could-help-inspectors-sniff-out-weapons-grade-uranium.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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