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Chances DNA can be used to find your family? Sixty percent and rising

Chances DNA can be used to find your family? Sixty percent and rising

6 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Your family tree could be leaking personal information. Earlier this year, news broke that police had devised an unexpected new method to crack cold cases. Rather...
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Ancient DNA reveals the secrets of a devastating European disease

Ancient DNA reveals the secrets of a devastating European disease

21 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Many epidemics of fever ravaged Europe from ancient times through the early 20th century. But one disease stands out in historical accounts because authors describe patients...
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You can now get a Spotify playlist inspired by your ancestors

You can now get a Spotify playlist inspired by your ancestors

23 days ago   |   Tech Radar

As genetic profiling has become increasingly accessible over the past few years, consumer DNA tests have grown in popularity, with a number of companies providing detailed...
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How long until we bring woolly mammoths back from extinction?

How long until we bring woolly mammoths back from extinction?

28 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Main image: Woolly mammoths were roughly the size of modern African Elephants, and weighed around six tonnes. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Part of Dr Tom Ellis - the “rational...
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Cadence Announces The Tensilica DNA 100 IP: Bigger Artificial Intelligence

Cadence Announces The Tensilica DNA 100 IP: Bigger Artificial Intelligence

29 days ago   |   Anand Tech

Cadence is an industry player we don't mention nearly enough as much as we should - they make a lot of IP and specialises in accelerator blocks which augment camera and vision...
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UK Deal: Save £30 on AncestyDNA's genetic testing kit today only

UK Deal: Save £30 on AncestyDNA's genetic testing kit today only

29 days ago   |   iMore

For under £60, you can pick up this test kit and uncover a wealth of information regarding your ancestry. AncestryDNA's genetic testing kit is a fantastic way to learn more...
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How nucleic acid memory could be used to store data in DNA

How nucleic acid memory could be used to store data in DNA

1 month ago   |   VentureBeat

Gurtej Sandhu, a senior fellow and director at memory chip maker Micron Technology, is exploring whether DNA can be a storage medium. You read that right. Sandhu believes that...
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Using Medieval DNA to track the barbarian spread into Italy

Using Medieval DNA to track the barbarian spread into Italy

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Longobard grave goods and skeleton. The genetics of Europe are a bit strange. Just within historic times, it's seen waves of migrations, invasions, and the rise and fall of...
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Sperm donor 2757 sired at least 45 kids-now they're connecting online

Sperm donor 2757 sired at least 45 kids-now they're connecting online

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Illustration of human sperm. Half-siblings conceived with donated sperm and eggs are connecting online using DNA testing and online registries, forming...
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IPhone XS Max vs iPhone 8 Plus

IPhone XS Max vs iPhone 8 Plus

1 month ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

The iPhone XS Max has just been announced and like the name suggests this phone is big. It's the largest of the three new iPhones, which makes it something of a successor to...
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Apple is Likely Announcing New iPads on 10/30

Apple is Likely Announcing New iPads on 10/30

Invitations went out moments ago for an upcoming Apple event hosted in New York City on October 30th at 10:00 AM Eastern- Oddly early for Apple's typical unveilings. We're... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3 ‘Top Shot' saves photos in reduced resolution, but keeps...

Google Pixel 3 ‘Top Shot' saves photos in reduced resolution, but keeps subject quality

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YouTube Music for Android drops play FAB, adds shuffle button to albums &...

YouTube Music for Android drops play FAB, adds shuffle button to albums & playlists

Last month, YouTube Music finally rolled out streaming and download quality controls. Google's latest attempt at streaming music is now tweaking the albums and playlists UI to... Read more ...

Samsung debuts the Galaxy Book2, an always on, always connected 2-in-1 PC...

Samsung debuts the Galaxy Book2, an always on, always connected 2-in-1 PC with Snapdragon 850

Samsung Galaxy Book2 with included pen and keyboard Today's workforce, along with the tech industry, is changing. More and more consumers are trading in traditional laptops and... Read more ...

Samsung Gear S3 battery drain bug returns for some users

Samsung Gear S3 battery drain bug returns for some users

Samsung's Gear S3 smartwatches have been among the best you can get for the past couple of years, and they hold up well over time, too. However, a previous bug which caused... Read more ...

Google officially opens up Digital Wellbeing to Android One devices running Pie

Google officially opens up Digital Wellbeing to Android One devices running Pie

One of the most exciting additions to Android Pie has been that of Digital Wellbeing. The handy tool makes it easy to keep tabs on your daily smartphone usage and cut back... Read more ...

G Suite Gmail Add-ons get Compose actions, a direct artery to Box...

G Suite Gmail Add-ons get Compose actions, a direct artery to Box, Atlassian, and other enterprise apps

Google has launched new Compose actions for G Suite Gmail Add-ons to serve as a direct artery into enterprise apps such as Box, Dropbox, and Atlassian. Read more ...

Sirius XM Eyes Your Living Room In Amazon Echo Push

Sirius XM Eyes Your Living Room In Amazon Echo Push

Sirius XM's traditional stronghold has been inside the car but the company now has its eyes on your living room. The company has teamed up with Amazon to push its service to... Read more ...

Gravity Blanket vs. Gravity Cooling Blanket: Which should you buy?

Gravity Blanket vs. Gravity Cooling Blanket: Which should you buy?

We're a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We live and breathe tech so we can bring you the best options for better living. Gravity Blanket The... Read more ...

Alexa whisper mode rolling out to Echo starting today

Alexa whisper mode rolling out to Echo starting today

Amazon is rolling out a new Alexa feature for Echo speakers that intelligently reduces the voice assistant's volume when you whisper a command. The new ‘whisper mode' feature... Read more ...