New Smart Pack Could Make Food Poisoning a Thing of the Past, and It’s Eco-Friendly

A new ‘smart’ form of packaging could eradicate food poisoning, according to a new study. Scientists say it kills harmful bugs—such as E.coli, Salmonella, and listeria—keeping meat, fish, fruit, and veg fresh for longer. The waterproof wrapping may also help save the planet by reducing waste, according to the research team. It looks just like […]

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Running out of ideas? Dozing off could be the secret to unlocking your creativity

At the fringe between wakefulness and sleep, there is a grey zone where our consciousness fluctuates, our responsiveness decreases and our awareness of the real world starts to dissolve, giving way to spontaneous sensations close to dreaming. Brief and fleeting, this sleep onset phase remains a mystery that has long intrigued artists, scientists and inventors, […]

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U.S. officials ask AT&T, Verizon to delay 5G wireless over aviation safety concerns

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday asked AT&T (T.N) and Verizon Communications (VZ.N) to delay the planned Jan. 5 introduction of new 5G wireless service over aviation safety concerns. Buttigieg and FAA Administrator Steve Dickson asked AT&T Chief Executive John Stankey and Verizon Chief Executive […]

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Waymo plans fleet of self-driving, all-electric robotaxis with Chinese automaker Geely

Alphabet’s self-driving car company Waymo is partnering with Chinese automaker Geely to create a fleet of all-electric, self-driving robotaxis. The cars will be designed in Sweden (where Geely owns Swedish carmaker Volvo) and will be adapted from Geely’s all-electric five-door Zeekr. Waymo will then outfit the cars with the hardware and software necessary for autonomous […]

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