Verizon is giving away free iPhone 8s, if you can find them – CNET

Through Friday, Sept. 22, Verizon’s iPhone 8 promotion will lead you on an AR scavenger hunt across the city.

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Alexa beams up new Star Trek skills, including Klingon – CNET

The Amazon Echo boldly goes where no smart personal assistant has gone before, adding spacey sound effects, trivia and more.

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Zuckerberg vows to protect “election integrity” – CNET

Facebook’s CEO said the company is handing over 3,000 Russian-linked ads to federal investigators. He also promised more transparency around political ads.

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NSF awards Indiana University $4 million to advance medical nanotechnology

IMAGE: The Engineered nanoBIO Hub will develop simulation tools to design nanoparticles that change shape based on the type of tumor targeted. view Only a year after establishing the intelligent systems engineering program in the Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, the university has been awarded a five-year, $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to advance nanoscale devices to improve human health, including fighting cancer.

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Nanotechnology Prescription For Antimicrobial Protection – Textile World Magazine

Textile World MagazineNanotechnology Prescription For Antimicrobial ProtectionTextile World MagazineThere are a number of antibacterial textile treatments currently available to hospitals and health care providers, but most agree that each comes with potential concerns typically related to durability, production efficiencies or overall effectiveness …

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Breaking Coulomb’s law: Scientists find a way around the rule that ‘opposites attract’

Scientists have taken a big step towards creating the next generation of batteries, as well as more effective water treatment and better alternative energy after defying one of nature’s most fundamental rules on an atomic scale.

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Move over, PUBG, this PC-only retro RPG is burning up the Steam charts – CNET

Divinity: Original Sin 2 went from Kickstarter cult fave to mainstream hit.

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Instagram brings face filters to live video – CNET

The Snapchat-like feature comes to video broadcasts.

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Application of air-sensitive semiconductors in nanoelectronics

IMAGE: Raman spectrum of 8 L GaSe taken at two different times during time evolution map. Red dashed line is drawn as the guide for the eye.

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UB’s Prasad wins three national awards for pioneering work in nanotechnology, photonics

In the 1990s, University at Buffalo researcher Paras Prasad became a pioneer in the field of light-based nanomedicine, which involves the use of tiny, light-activated particles to diagnose, monitor and treat disease. Three decades later, he remains one of world's most prominent thinkers in this area, and his work is being recognized by awards from three national or international scientific organizations.

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