San Francisco protesters throw scooters into street to block tech commuters – CNET

The protests involve the city’s efforts to remove homeless tent camps, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Firefox will stop hiding an important privacy feature: Tracking protection – CNET

The browser makes it easier to find and use tracking protection, which stops website publishers and advertisers from following you around online.

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Samantha Bee gets TBS support after Full Frontal Ivanka Trump insult – CNET

A sponsor of the show pulls out, but so far Samantha Bee hasn’t followed in the footsteps of Roseanne with a cancellation after online outrage.

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Why nanotechnology is more than just a buzzword – The Conversation AU

The Conversation AUWhy nanotechnology is more than just a buzzwordThe Conversation AUWhat does the word “nanotechnology” conjure up for you? I've spent the best part of a week talking about the term “nanotechnology” and whether it's a real field, a real term or not. In its simplest sense, nanotechnology means working with materials at …

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From face recognition to phase recognition

Scientists use approach analogous to facial-recognition technology to track atomic-scale rearrangements relevant to phase changes, catalytic reactions, and more.

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Cell-like nanorobots clear bacteria and toxins from blood

Engineers have developed tiny ultrasound-powered robots that can swim through blood, removing harmful bacteria along with the toxins they produce. These proof-of-concept nanorobots could one day offer a safe and efficient way to detoxify and decontaminate biological fluids.

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Elon Musk says nanotechnology is ‘BS’ – here’s how it’s already changing the world – The Conversation UK

The Conversation UKElon Musk says nanotechnology is 'BS' – here's how it's already changing the worldThe Conversation UKSo is nanotech just a buzzword used to jazz up some otherwise dull research? Or is it a real branch of scientific discovery that's actually making a difference to the world? Nano means small, really small. One nanometre is just one billionth of metre.

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Cell-like nanorobots clear bacteria and toxins from blood

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed tiny ultrasound-powered robots that can swim through blood, removing harmful bacteria and the toxins they produce. Berta Esteban-Fernandez de Avila and Professor Joseph Wang from the Department of NanoEngineering at UC San Diego describe the project in this video.

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HQ Trivia will give away its biggest cash prize ever — depending on the NBA Finals – CNET

Yet another reason to hope for a Game 7.

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OECD Tour de Table Reports on Developments on Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials – Nanotechnology News

OECD Tour de Table Reports on Developments on Safety of Manufactured NanomaterialsNanotechnology NewsThe Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a May 17, 2018, document entitled Developments in Delegations on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials — Tour de Table.

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