You really might unlock your next iPhone with your face – CNET

Apple is reportedly testing out a 3D sensor in its next iPhone that could make the rumored facial recognition security feature a reality.

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Baltimore nanotech firm Pixelligent looks to raise $3.5 million in new funding – Baltimore Business Journal

Baltimore Business JournalBaltimore nanotech firm Pixelligent looks to raise $3.5 million in new fundingBaltimore Business JournalBaltimore-based Pixelligent Technologies is looking to raise $3.5 million in debt funding, after closing a $10.4 million equity round late last year, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Pixelligent, which uses …

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VC Dave McClure reportedly resigns after admitting to being a ‘creep’ – CNET

After several women accuse him of sexual harassment, McClure resigns as general partner of his 500 Startup seed investment group, according to Axios.

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Trump tweets video of him body-slamming and punching CNN – CNET

Commentary: The president insists his tweeting is ‘modern day presidential.’ Is this a prime example? And some say the source of the featured video was a controversial subreddit.

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R2-D2 sells at auction for over $2 million – CNET

A fan buys an iconic Star Wars droid pieced together from other R2-D2 prop parts at an auction in Southern California.

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SpaceX Dragon’s second splashdown is a historic first – CNET

No space cargo capsule has ever made two trips from Earth to the International Space Station and back. Until now.

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‘Jovey McJupiterface’: Jupiter grimaces in NASA image – CNET

A little image processing makes a stormy face on Jupiter stand out from the gas giant’s swirling clouds.

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Molecular electronics scientists shatter ‘impossible’ record of rectification rate

Researchers have far surpassed a theoretical limit on the rectification rate in the field of molecular electronics — an accomplishment that was thought to be impossible.

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Protecting astronauts from radiation in space

Scientists have designed a new nano material that can reflect or transmit light on demand with temperature control, opening the door to technology that protects astronauts in space from harmful radiation.

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Brookhaven Scientists Study Role of ‘Electrolyte Gating’ in Functional Oxide Materials – Nanotechnology News (press release)

Brookhaven Scientists Study Role of 'Electrolyte Gating' in Functional Oxide MaterialsNanotechnology News (press release)Superconductivity is the ability of a material to conduct electricity with zero loss or resistance. This effect is 100 percent efficient but has only been achieved at extremely cold temperatures, making it impractical for most large-scale applications …

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