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Are your clothes toxic? Avoid these synthetic fabrics at all costs

Posted on 12 October 2018

Did you know that you could pick up toxins from just about anywhere? Some of these toxins are so prevalent that you can find them on the clothes you wear. It’s not that surprising when you think about the steps involved in making clothes, and the processes they go through before ending up on the market. Additionally, the more affordable and trendier clothing is made from fabrics that c ...

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Top 5 Personal Finance Apps to Help You Save More Money

Posted on 08 October 2018

Effectively managing your finance is one of the most difficult things, but with the advent of smart phones over the past decade and the evolution of mobile application technology, there are now smarter and easier ways to keep track of your finances. The digital age has given rise to quite a number of amazing productivity apps—with personal finance apps connecting users with their ban ...

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Innovative technology will allow dementia patients to live independently in their own homes

Posted on 22 August 2018

U.K. researchers have developed artificial intelligence (AI) technology that will reportedly allow patients with dementia to move out of their residential care facilities and back to their own homes. The AI will keep an all-seeing electronic eye on the well-being of the patient using the Internet of Things, an article on Science Daily stated. The new system is called Technology I ...

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American tanks could become unstoppable thanks to force field tech

Posted on 22 August 2018

When you compare the smartphones of today to cell phones from 20, 10 or even five years ago, it’s easy to see how quickly technology can evolve. It’s not only our phones that are getting smarter; tanks are also enjoying new capabilities that were unheard of a few short years ago. New technology could help American tanks become nearly impenetrable, causing enemy attempts at firing on th ...

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Trained bees successfully locate landmines in Croatia

Posted on 22 August 2018

The ongoing effort to detect and disarm forgotten explosives in battlefields around the world has received a new tool. Scottish researchers successfully got honeybees to sniff out old landmines in Croatia, an article on the Daily Express reported. The bees were trained to associate the smell of explosives with food. When they detected a landmine, they would land and crawl all ove ...

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Researchers create a laser that can “smell” different gases

Posted on 22 August 2018

A laser can do many things, but Australian researchers have created one that can “sniff” out the faintest of odors from the air. An article in Science Daily detailed how the modified device can match the nose of a bloodhound when it comes to identifying different gases in a single sample. The University of Adelaide (UA) researchers claimed that their device could match t ...

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Computer scientists develop software that can look a few minutes into the future

Posted on 22 August 2018

An article in Alpha Galileo reported a development straight out of the Tom Cruise sci-fi movie Minority Report. German computer experts have created artificial intelligence that can predict what a person is going to do in a few minutes. The software program is trained by watching videos that depict the step-by-step process of an action. Once the machine has learned the sequence ...

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Toronto ranks highest in tech jobs growth in Canada, U.S.

Posted on 22 August 2018

Toronto has added the most technology jobs in the past five years and has the fourth-best tech talent market in Canada and the U.S., according to a new report released Tuesday. The report by CBRE Group said Toronto added 82,100 technology-related jobs between 2012 and 2017 to beat out the San Francisco Bay Area for the spot by about 4,270 jobs. The overall ranking of 50 cities by the commercial ...