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Digital Trends Live: Bose closes stores, NBC streams, living concrete, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Riley Winn discuss the biggest-trending tech topics of the day, including Bose’s closure of its U.S. retail stores, NBC’s steaming network, contact lens displays, “living” concrete, and more. It’s then time for our weekly Work/Life segment, where Ciara Pressler, founder and author of Pregame, […]

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Smart Cities

Cities across the globe are installing technology to gather data in the hopes of saving money, becoming cleaner, reducing traffic, and improving urban life. Digital Trends regularly examines how smart cities deal with everything from energy management, to disaster preparedness, to public safety — and most importantly, what it all means for you. Related Topics: […]

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U.K.’s busiest airport deploys new anti-drone system for safer skies

The U.K.’s Heathrow airport has installed an advanced drone detection system to help it pinpoint unauthorized remotely-controlled aircraft flying into its airspace. The move follows repeated incursions into the airport’s airspace in recent years, including efforts by environmental activists who tried to force the airport’s temporary closure in September 2019 as part of a climate-change […]

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Liquid metal nanoparticles could tear apart superbugs like tiny Terminators

Could liquid metal be the answer to the major (and potentially deadly) problem of antibiotic resistance? Researchers at Australia’s Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) university believe so — and they’ve got the magnetic nanoparticles to back up their theory. “Currently, there is a rise of drug-resistance among bacteria,” postdoctoral fellow Dr. Vi Khanh Truong, […]

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LIGO observatory sees its 2nd ever neutron star collision — and it was massive

Artist’s rendition of a binary neutron star merger. National Science Foundation/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. Simonnet The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), famous for the first detection of gravitational waves, has made another exciting observation. It has observed a pair of neutron stars smashing into each other, for only the second time in its history. The first […]