Alphabet’s Health Unit Verily Takes on the US Opioid Epidemic

Alphabet’s Health Unit Verily Takes on the US Opioid Epidemic

Alphabet’s experimental health-care unit Verily plans to partner with hospitals in Ohio, one of the states hardest-hit by the US opioid epidemic, on a tech-heavy approach to treating people with substance-abuse disorders. Verily said on Tuesday that it will help launch an...
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PSA: Today’s the Last Day to Save All Your Photos on Flickr Before They Get Permanently Deleted

PSA: Today’s the Last Day to Save All Your Photos on Flickr Before They Get Permanently Deleted

Flickr will start deleting your photos in case you’ve got more than 1,000 of them, without a Pro account HIGHLIGHTS Flickr has a limit for 1,000 photos for all free users right now All photos above the 1,000 mark will...
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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Snaps Last Selfie on Martian Ridge

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Snaps Last Selfie on Martian Ridge

After spending more than a year on a twisting ridge on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has snapped its last selfie as it moves on to new sights on the Red Planet “Curiosity rover has taken its last selfie on the Vera...
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ISRO Planning to Launch 32 Space Missions in 2019

ISRO Planning to Launch 32 Space Missions in 2019

India is planning to launch 32 space missions in 2019, a top space official said here. “The year 2019 promises to be challenging to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) community with 32 planned missions,” its chairman K. Sivan said in a...
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NASA’s New Horizons to Fly Past Ultima Thule Tonight, Here’s How to Watch

NASA’s New Horizons to Fly Past Ultima Thule Tonight, Here’s How to Watch

To ancient explorers, “Ultima Thule” was what lay past the northernmost edges of maps, beyond the borders of the known world. So when NASA chose a target for its New Horizons spacecraft that was farther than anything explored before, “Ult...
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Coursera Says Machine Learning Most Subscribed by Indians in 2018

Coursera Says Machine Learning Most Subscribed by Indians in 2018

Owing to the growing demand for emerging technology experts, Machine Learning (ML) was the most subscribed subject by Indians on Coursera in 2018, the US-based online education company said on Wednesday. Technology courses constituted 80 percent of the list of...
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Next Generation GPS Satellite Launch Postponed by 1 Day

Next Generation GPS Satellite Launch Postponed by 1 Day

The launch of a new GPS satellite was postponed for one day Tuesday because of an unspecified problem with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will put the satellite in orbit. Liftoff was rescheduled for Wednesday at Cape Canaveral, Florida....
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Virgin Galactic Reaches Space and Is One Step Closer to Space Tourism

Virgin Galactic Reaches Space and Is One Step Closer to Space Tourism

Photo Credit: Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton Workers at the Virgin Galactic headquarters work on a spaceplane Virgin Galactic launched a spacecraft more than 50 miles high Thursday, reaching the Federal Aviation Administration’s definition of s...
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Astrophysicists Count All the Starlight in the Universe

Astrophysicists Count All the Starlight in the Universe

The universe shines with the light of some billion trillion stars. A team of astrophysicists recently used a satellite to sum up all these stars’ light, measured in particles called photons. Let there be numbers: By their estimate, over the...
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NASA Detects Formation of Galaxies That Looks Like a Smiley

NASA Detects Formation of Galaxies That Looks Like a Smiley

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a formation of galaxies that looks like a smiling face, said the US space agency. On Saturday, it posted an image on its Instagram handle that showed two yellow orbs above an arc of light...
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