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NASA is teaching ISS astronauts to maintain the ISS using VR

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To train ISS astronauts, NASA uses physical mockups, zero-G "vomit comet" airplane rides, neutral buoyancy (underwater) and other pricey and complex schemes. However, virtual reality has become a new option, allowing astronauts to do realistic traini... Go To Full Article

Mass-produced artificial blood is now a real possibility

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Doctors dream of having artificial blood always on hand, but the reality has usually been very different. While you can produce red blood cells in a lab, the current technique (which prods stem cells into action) only nets a small… Go To Full Article

The Best PC Games (You Should Be Playing)

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Some of the biggest titles of 2017 so far may be console-exclusives such as Horizon Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but we're still spoilt for choice when it comes to gaming on our favorite… Go To Full Article

UK wants WhatsApp to open a backdoor with federal services

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Companies should take “more active role” combating criminal violence, hate messages In the ongoing battle between state governments and national security agencies to ascribe regulations for encrypted IP-based communications, the UK government has now asked WhatsApp to… Go To Full Article

Scientists find a low-cost way to build genomes from scratch

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To put it mildly, sequencing and building a genome from scratch isn't cheap. It's sometimes affordable for human genomes, but it's often prohibitively expensive (hundreds of thousands of dollars) whenever you're charting new territory -- say, a speci... Go To Full Article

'NBA Jam' creator talks about Midway's little-known history

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If you hung around arcades in the 1990s, you were likely extremely familiar with Midway sports games like NBA Jam and NFL Blitz. Apparently, though, even these classics have a few secrets left. Former Midway design lead Mark Turmell has… Go To Full Article

NASA picks 10 smallsat missions to explore the Solar System

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Some missions don't require big spacecraft to accomplish. Take for example, these 10 projects under NASA's Planetary Science Deep Space SmallSat Studies (PSDS3) program. The agency picked 10 projects from PSDS3 to develop mission concepts that use sm... Go To Full Article

Lyft's round-up program donates part of your fare to charity

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Lyft has been positioning itself as the anti-Uber in light of its rival's mounting controversies, and it's determined to underscore that point. The ridesharing service has introduced a Round Up & Donate program that, as the name suggests, rounds...… Go To Full Article

'StarCraft: Remastered' upgrades a real-time strategy classic

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Blizzard is legendary for keeping old games alive, but it's going the extra mile this time around. The studio has unveiled StarCraft: Remastered, an overhaul that drags the 1998 real-time strategy game (including the Brood War expansion) into the mo... Go To Full Article

Corsair K63 Keyboard

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"The Corsair K63 arrived Technic3D. "The K63 features a tenkeyless design and Cherry MX Red mechanical keyswitches for ultimate performance. Brilliant per-key, red LED backlighting enables dynamic and virtually unlimited lighting adjustability?" Technic3D will see the complete functions in the… Go To Full Article

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