Science

by | April 23, 2017 | 01:44

Frogs' skins were known to secrete "host defense peptides " that defend them against bacteria. The flu-fighting compounds are called peptides , which are short chains of amino acids; those are the building blocks of proteins. Jacob said, "In this paper we screened 32 peptides , and the surprise was that four out of 32 had activity against the virus". Jacob and his colleagues looked at 32 frog defense peptides for use against a flu strain and found that four of these had ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 01:40

The Cupertino firm has decided to make GarageBand, iWork and iMovie accessible to all users of MacOS and iOS, for the modest sum of nothing. The apps have also been removed from being tracked by the App Store as Top Free App entries, as noted by Mac Rumors .

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:29

While most of the 360-degree spherical videos you see these days can't match the resolution of standard videos, the Fusion wants to change the game. (In fact, this is the first non-Hero camera GoPro has made.) Also, it's designed for capturing both VR and non-VR content.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:18

From October 13, 2020, using Office 365 will require the use of either Office 365 ProPlus , or, for organizations that are using perpetual licenses, a version that's still in mainstream support. Users who subscribed to the Office 365 will continue to receive new updates frequently. The Redmond giant reiterates its commitment towards the deployment and servicing Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus making it easier for organisations.

by | April 19, 2017 | 02:02

Facebook Spaces is an app for the Facebook-owned Oculus VR goggles. Facebook is having the event third straight year and the last year saw its CEO providing a road-map for the next decade. The Platform's main focus is on two new tools. Facebook has relocated from smaller conference quarters in San Francisco to the convention center in San Jose, making room for about 4,000 attendees, almost double from past year, and a technological Disneyland of splashy interactive demos and displays.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:20

However, an autopsy report determined that the boy had already been dead at the time of the fire, Chenango County District Attorney Joseph McBride said during a bail hearing last week. A mother and father killed their special needs teen and tried to cover up the crime with a house fire in a plot they came up with after watching the movie " Manchester by the Sea ", WBNG reported.

by | April 09, 2017 | 02:30

Uber also agreed to interview employees to help find the files. Six weeks after being sued by Alphabet (GOOG -0.3%, GOOGL -0.3%) self-driving auto unit Waymo , Uber (Private:UBER) is going public with its defense, calling Waymo's action a "misfire ".

by | April 09, 2017 | 02:10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hoped that there would be an early solution to the issue of sharing waters of the river Teesta with Bangladesh, while describing Dhaka's zero-tolerance policy towards terrorism as an "inspiration". "Prime Minister Modi and I agree that greater connectivity is vital for the development of the two countries and the region". PM Modi thanked PM Hasina for her government's gesture of recognising the sacrifices made by 1,661 Indian armed forces personnel who ...

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:15

It will appear to be its biggest and brightest compared to any other day this year. Friday evening, the king of the planets (at least in this particular solar system) officially reaches opposition - from our blue planet perspective, Jupiter is directly opposite the sun and we're in the middle.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:08

Today, executives from the Los Angeles-based startup Hyperloop One will gather in Washington, DC, to make two announcements: one is that its test track in the Nevada desert is finally complete and ready to host the first full-system test in the next few months; and the other is that Hyperloop One is eyeing less than a dozen regions in the U.S.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:09

Jeter, meanwhile has had an active business career since retiring from the New York Yankees after the 2014 season, and has been said to have an interest in eventually owning a team. At least one other group is in the running for a possible bid, these people add. Loria had previously owned the Montreal Expos and bought the team from John Henry as part of a multi-team transaction, Henry gained ownership of the Red Sox.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:02

Whether there is going to be any further change in the specs of the Samsung Galaxy On7 (2017) Pro is subject to latter revelation. It's powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC, which while no slouch and a very capable mid-range performer, bothers me a bit by its presence on this phone.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:01

In the U.S., Facebook uses Snopes and PolitiFact, fact-checking organizations that are part of the Poynter International Fact-Checking Network, to help viewers sift through news stories. Users are also told they can report a story they believe is false to Facebook . That's why it's also tried to take matters into its own hands with product changes and other projects , like working with outside fact checkers to label disputed news stories with warnings in the News Feed.

by | April 05, 2017 | 01:25

Yahoo originally agreed to sell its online operations to Verizon for $4.8 billion after years of unsuccessful attempts to boosts its revenue. Recode claims that Armstrong will lead Oath , which has been rebranded to reflect the combination of AOL and Yahoo, and that he is now deciding which Yahoo executives to keep on his team.

by | April 03, 2017 | 02:10

Chamber of Commerce President Thomas J. Donohue. "My administration is putting an end to the war on coal". Coal mining jobs in the USA that number around 75,000 today have been declining, and the present dispensation at the Oval Office has hinged its rhetoric to creating more jobs for Americans.

by | March 31, 2017 | 01:30

Yates served as acting attorney general in the early days of the Trump administration until she was sacked for refusing to implement President Donald Trump's order barring travelers form seven Muslim-majority countries. The White House called the Post story "entirely false" and said the administration had not taken any steps to block Yates from testifying at the hearing at which other officials from President Barack Obama's administration were scheduled to testify.

by | March 31, 2017 | 01:23

Kimbrough disconnected the port during a spacewalk last Friday. The PMA-3 relocation gets the station ready for the new International Docking Adapter-3 set to be delivered on a future SpaceX Dragon cargo mission. NASA said it would be monitored to make sure it doesn't come back and hit the station. Midway through Thursday's spacewalk, Whitson was to surpass the record for women of 50 hours and 40 minutes of accumulated spacewalking time.

by | March 30, 2017 | 00:41

Mr. Einhorn, who runs hedge fund Greenlight Capital, wants management to split its common stock into two classes: one that would receive the current dividends and one that would participate in all earnings and future growth of the company. The proposal relates to eliminating the dividend on the existing GM common stock and distributing an unprecedented new dividend-focused security, thereby creating a dual-class common stock structure.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:41

With the Galaxy S8, we've got everything the Galaxy Note 7 was and more, starting with a curved display on both the left and the right. Samsung says it will consult local authorities and carriers in order to find the best markets for the refurbished phones, but it appears unlikely they'll reappear in the United States or the UK.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:41

Rahm, 3-down with four holes left, came to life, winning the par-four 15th with a birdie before taking the par-five 16th with another birdie, sinking a 30-footer after an astonishing second shot from the rough that he somehow threaded through an oak tree.

by | March 23, 2017 | 01:38

James Harris Jackson turned himself in early Wednesday. The NYPD said a 66-year-old man walked into the Midtown South police station on West 35th Street around 11:30 p.m. "Statements he had made, which I'm not going to get specific, it's well over 10 years he has been harboring these feelings of hate towards male blacks".

by | March 23, 2017 | 01:34

The justice's unanimous decision resolves a split among federal appeals courts over the standards schools must meet under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. "Please", Durbin said, no one was suggesting that, but a wrong reading of the law. In the hearing room, Gorsuch pointed to the case as an example of those where he doesn't like the result, but followed circuit court precedent.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:34

Google has announced a major redesign that extends to its iOS and Android applications as well as the company's web portal. The update to the Google app is rolling out to Android and iOS users as well as Google.com, but Android users can side load the Google-signed APK from APK Mirror .

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:32

The deal also seemed to be a recognition that Intel was not moving as quickly as competitors. The acquisition was initiated to couple Mobileye's leading computer vision expertise with Intel's high-performance computing and connectivity prowess to create automated driving solutions from the cloud through the network to the auto.

by | March 13, 2017 | 00:51

Villanova will commence its title defense in Buffalo on Thursday. Now all eyes will turn to sixth-year coach Rob Murphy, who still has two years left on his deal, but hasn't made an NCAA Tournament . They're looking like a 3 seed at the moment. Yet, how good are the Zags really? Not as exciting. This season, they've got a couple of key returnees from last year's squad along with some impact newcomers.

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:51

It will reduce your time in chats. GIFs can be inserted into apps like Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, Hangouts and Allo. With this feature, you can tap the Translate icon in the quick feature menu and Google Translate will instantly translate words as you type them.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:43

Most of the documents in the WikiLeaks release comprise technical instructions on how to perform a variety of tasks, from pirating copies of Windows 8 to turning a Samsung smart TV into a listening device . " Apple is deeply committed to safeguarding our customers' privacy and security". Everybody should stay on top of software patches so all their computers, mobile phones and other connected devices are running software with the latest security updates.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:29

The shield would allow Mars to slowly restore its atmosphere over the course of a few years. But it might not have been always so. Once an atmosphere had built up, the greenhouse effect would take over and heat up the planet, potentially making it warm enough for liquid water to exist on its surface.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:33

For example, if a news item is marked as Disputed, only that article will carry the tag rather than the entire source site. The fact-checkers are signatories of the non-partisan Poynter Code of Principles , so in theory political leanings and other biases should not come into play.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:46

As seen in the trailer above, players will have to win over the Krogan if they wish to setup base on Elaaden. To counteract this, you'll need to lay down forward stations at pre-designated spots. Depending on your actions on Elaaden, you can lead to "increased viability" for the planet as a whole. Taking control of the human Pathfinder, your job involves scouring the galaxy for habitable planets, which means exploration and discovery will no doubt stand as two pillars of Andromeda's gameplay ...