Security robot loses its job after vandalism, threats – CNET

A San Francisco animal shelter fires a Knightscope security robot after a fracas over its role with nearby homeless.

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Meet The Nanotech Scientist Who Used Her Mad Skills To Build A Better Party Clutch – Fast Company

Fast CompanyMeet The Nanotech Scientist Who Used Her Mad Skills To Build A Better Party ClutchFast CompanySome might argue that building a better purse isn't on the same scale as building airplane parts. Eliana Ghantous begs to differ. Meet The Nanotech Scientist Who Used Her Mad Skills To Build A Better Party Clutch. [Photo: courtesy of Modjewel]. By …

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Microsoft giving away PUBG game to lure you to buy Xbox One X – CNET

More than a million people are playing the viral gaming hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on the game console, and a promotion could attract more.

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Leti Will Demonstrate First 3D Anti-Crash Solution for Embedding in Drones: Fitted on a Mass-Market Microcontroller … – Nanotechnology News (press release)

Leti Will Demonstrate First 3D Anti-Crash Solution for Embedding in Drones: Fitted on a Mass-Market Microcontroller …Nanotechnology News (press release)Leti's 360Fusion software, in combination with miniaturized sensors, collects, analyzes and transforms millions of incoming 3D distance data items into relevant, actionable information. This technology provides consumers and innovative companies with a …

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Tech the halls: How NORAD keeps tabs on Santa – CNET

For 62 years, NORAD’s tracked Santa Claus as he makes his Christmas Eve deliveries. Here’s how.

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Synthetic protein packages its own genetic material and evolves computationally designed protein assemblies are … – Nanotechnology News (press release)

Nanotechnology News (press release)Synthetic protein packages its own genetic material and evolves computationally designed protein assemblies are …Nanotechnology News (press release)Scientists have succeeded in developing the first reported synthetic protein assemblies that encapsulate their own genetic materials and evolve new traits in complex environments. The project is reported this week in the scientific journal, Nature. The …

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3-D nanoscale imaging made possible

Imaging at the nanoscale is important to a plethora of modern applications in materials science, physics, biology, medicine and other fields. Limitations of current techniques are, e.g. their resolution, imaging speed or the inability to look behind opaque objects with arbitrary shapes. Scientists have now demonstrated a method for meeting this challenge with stunning properties.

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Nanoparticles as a solution against antibiotic resistance?

Scientists have succeeded in developing an efficient method to treat mucoviscidosis. Crucial are nanoparticles that transport the antibiotics more efficiently to their destination. First of all, the active particles need to have a certain size to be able to reach the deeper airways and not to bounce off somewhere else before. Ultimately, they have to penetrate the thick layer of mucus on the airways as well as the lower layers of the bacteria biofilm.

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Snapchat lets anyone create AR effects in new Lens Studio – CNET

Augmented-reality dancing hotdogs are only a few clicks away.

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UK warns undersea cables at risk of Russian attack – CNET

Britain’s most senior military officer says defence of the cables must be prioritised.

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