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I Tried the Latest in Condom Technology and It Went Shockingly Well

I Tried the Latest in Condom Technology and It Went Shockingly Well

A few months ago, I bought condoms for the first time. After a half hour in CVS flipping over cartons and squinting at product descriptions—I’d been on the pill for years, so I was new to this—I went with a pack of Trojan Pure Ecstasy (“FEELS LIKE NOTHING’S THERE!” it said on the box). When [...]

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Only half of Britain’s best-selling cars are fitted with latest safety tech

Only half of Britain’s best-selling cars are fitted with latest safety tech

New analysis by safety experts Thatcham Research has found that a half of the top 10 best-selling cars in the UK do not offer Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) as standard. AEB is a safety technology that works by monitoring the road ahead using sensor and camera technology, automatically braking the car to avoid a collision [...]

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Jordan’s newest mall debuts large-scale green technology

Jordan’s newest mall debuts large-scale green technology

In Jordan’s newest retail and leisure hub, the typical high-end boutiques, cinemas and gourmet coffee shops are tucked into an intricate ecosystem of natural heating and cooling, water recycling and hundreds of solar panels soaking up the sun’s rays. The three-story Abdali Mall is the first large-scale commercial complex in Jordan to be built to [...]

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‘Selfie elbow’: the latest tech-related medical condition

‘Selfie elbow’: the latest tech-related medical condition

“Text claw.” “iPad hand.” And now, a new catchy, tech-driven condition is making the headlines: “Selfie elbow.” This latest condition is seeing a boost in recognition thanks to the plight of US Today host Hoda Kotb, who recently told Elle magazine that her doctor believes her elbow pain stems from her love of selfies — or more specifically, [...]

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‘Selfie elbow’ the latest in tech injuries

‘Selfie elbow’ the latest in tech injuries

SINGAPORE — It is a form of repetitive stress injury, similar to carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis, doctors told Elle. Selfie addicts take note. Overindulging can result in ‘selfie elbow’, a new term to add to growing list of tech injuries that have surfaced in recent years. There is only one reported case so far, in [...]

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Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting and delivering a LiDAR workshop at the upcoming International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) XXIII Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. This quadrennial event brings together thousands of specialists in photogrammetry, remote sensing, and spatial information science from throughout the world. Representatives [...]

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On the shoulders of giants: how Newton built a lasting legacy

On the shoulders of giants: how Newton built a lasting legacy

Many great innovations build on what has gone before. Isaac Newton acknowledged and developed others’ ideas to leave a lasting impact. On 5 February 1676, Isaac Newton – already regarded as one of the greatest scientists of the age – wrote to his friend and rival Robert Hooke, praising him for his contributions to science: [...]

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How human-centered analytics is driving improvement in healthcare

How human-centered analytics is driving improvement in healthcare

Smart ways to improve patient outcomes: Christopher Mazzei explores how Intermountain Healthcare empowers doctors to make data-informed choices that benefit patients and improve business results The secret to analytics success is not technical prowess, it’s the human element. Fresh data insights only truly matter if you can use them to influence people’s behavior. Many organizations [...]

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Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

While advanced technology is transforming developed world healthcare, in developing nations well-applied simpler technology can be vital. Here are some innovative ideas that could have a big impact How can we save more lives and treat more illnesses in the world’s poorest and most remote communities? One simple answer is technology. Mobile health solutions are [...]

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MPs: MPs: Fine Firms For Cyber Security Failures

MPs: MPs: Fine Firms For Cyber Security Failures

Companies should be fined if they fail to guard against cyber attacks, MPs have recommended in the wake of last year’s TalkTalk hack. The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry made a number of recommendations, but stopped short of suggesting that criminal proceedings should apply to employees who fail to protect people’s data. The [...]

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Tesla Offers £1.91bn To Buy SolarCity

Tesla Offers £1.91bn To Buy SolarCity

Tesla Motors has made a bid to acquire SolarCity – a US company that designs, finances and installs solar power systems – in an attempt to boost its clean energy business. The electric car maker’s offer is estimated to be worth about $2.8bn (£1.91bn), sending the company’s shares soaring. Shares in Tesla dropped more than [...]

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Why The ‘God Particle’ Would Survive Brexit

Why The ‘God Particle’ Would Survive Brexit

What would happen to the UK’s science and technology industries if the country votes to leave the EU? :: Scientific Funding Scientists in the UK received €8.8bn (£6.8bn) in research funding from the EU from 2007-2013, according to the Royal Society – more than the €5.4bn (£4.1bn) we contributed over the same period. If the [...]

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