Uber may face probe over foreign bribery allegations – Roadshow

Justice Department is looking at whether the startup violated US law against bribing foreign officials.

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Breakthrough Technologies Enable Food Safety in the Dairy Industry

LONDON, Aug. 29, 2017 : The dairy industry is intrinsically complex and multifunctional with consumer demand and current market conditions prompting the reshaping of the industry to deliver improved product quality, stability and safety to customers, while reducing energy and costs. Simultaneously, the advent of novel technologies in the fields of life science development, advanced material design, microelectronics and nanotechnology, advanced thermodynamics, food engineering and processing, and Internet of Things innovations are converging through food safety testing applications and smart food safety management.

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Chemist synthesizes pure graphene

A chemist has patented a one-of-a-kind process for exfoliating graphene in its pure (unoxidized) form, as well as manufacturing innovative graphene nanocomposites that have potential uses in a variety of applications, including desalination of brackish water.

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The dance of the particles – Symmetry magazine

Symmetry magazineThe dance of the particlesSymmetry magazine“I became interested in quantum mechanics and its relation to physics, and I really started experimenting physically in my dance with a lot of these concepts,” she says. Dehghan and Latina developed a friendship, meeting to chat about physics and dance.

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YouTube gets a redesign with a new logo and vertical videos – CNET

YouTube’s making a few updates to its desktop and mobile versions.

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Elgato wants to secure your home with 5 new HomeKit devices – CNET

A lock and a smoke detector headline Elgato’s full lineup of new products at IFA 2017.

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Tiny nanopackages built out of DNA help scientists peek at how neurons work

Scientists have designed a way to use microscopic capsules made out of DNA to deliver a payload of tiny molecules directly into a cell. The technique gives scientists an opportunity to understand certain interactions among cells that have previously been hard to track.

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Scientists move graphene closer to transistor applications

Scientists were able to successfully manipulate the electronic structure of graphene, which may enable the fabrication of graphene transistors — faster and more reliable than existing silicon-based transistors.

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Crushed Crystal Reveals a Spookier Entanglement State – Live Science

Live ScienceCrushed Crystal Reveals a Spookier Entanglement StateLive ScienceThe new quantum state, called a plaquette singlet, solves a longstanding question about quantum mechanics, the mysterious laws that govern the behavior of tiny subatomic particles. The work may also open the way to new kinds of electronics that go …

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PlayStation VR gets a price cut — and then there were three – CNET

Starting Sept. 1, you’ll pay $50-$60 less than you would before.

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