Russia-linked hacker gets 5 years for Yahoo security breach – CNET

Prosecutors called the 23-year-old an “international hack for hire.”

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Mozilla Firefox joins Chrome, Safari in making it easier to build sophisticated websites – CNET

You may not care about web components, but you’ll like what they can do for the web.

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Walking Dead actor Andrew Lincoln reportedly leaving season 9 – CNET

Zombie hunter character Rick Grimes may finally meet his end on the hit AMC horror series. But who will fill his bloody shoes?

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Google Assistant spills secret access to YouTube series Impulse – CNET

Watch YouTube Red’s sci-fi thriller Impulse early by talking to Google Assistant.

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Bose noise-masking Sleepbuds will be officially introduced June 20 – CNET

Bose sent out invites for the global press launch of its new noise-masking wireless buds, which should hit stores soon thereafter.

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NSF Career winner Sheereen Majd to improve drug delivery

IMAGE: The National Science Foundation has awarded University of Houston engineer Sheereen Majd with a Career Award and $500,000 to improve nanoparticle drug delivery, making systems more robust and more precise… view The National Science Foundation has awarded University of Houston biomedical engineer Sheereen Majd the Career Award and $500,000 to improve nanoparticle drug delivery. Majd's research is focused on tailoring nanoparticle drug carriers to target a selected group of cells affected in different diseases while sparing other cells.

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NSF Career winner Sheereen Majd to improve drug delivery

IMAGE: The National Science Foundation has awarded University of Houston engineer Sheereen Majd with a Career Award and $500,000 to improve nanoparticle drug delivery, making systems more robust and more precise… view The National Science Foundation has awarded University of Houston biomedical engineer Sheereen Majd the Career Award and $500,000 to improve nanoparticle drug delivery. Majd's research is focused on tailoring nanoparticle drug carriers to target a selected group of cells affected in different diseases while sparing other cells.

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Scientists built own microscope to decipher ‘superbugs’

A handmade super-microscope — capable of seeing the actual building blocks of a bacterial cell wall — has helped researchers decipher how bacteria are able to literally build a wall against the immune system, leading to often deadly disease. This will provide researchers with key knowledge to disarm ‘superbug’ resistance to the immune system.

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With tiny particles against major diseases

The fungal disease “Esca” infects grapevines and causes great financial damage to winegrowers every year. The fungus infects the vine trunks and decomposes the wood from inside – so spraying cannot reach the fungus.

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A new analysis system is able to identify pollutants from cosmetics in seawater

Scientists have used carbon-coated titanium dioxide nanotubes to analyze samples affected by parabens from lotions and shampoos.

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