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Researchers erase, then restore memories in rats
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse? Researchers in California have successfully meddled with rats’ memories by stimulating nerves.

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Windows 10, Day Two
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Two days ago, I promised to upgrade my personal desktop and laptop to Windows 10, to demonstrate how wonderful or terrible the migration from Windows 8 might be. Yesterday, I was surprised how painless it felt. Today, I’m feeling a little pain.http://reviews.gizmodo.com/windows-10-day… Read more…

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Forget the Galaxy S10, we found a deal on a new Galaxy S8 for $370     – CNET
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We found a Galaxy S8, LG V35 and V30 that each cost under $400.

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Managing coasts under threat from climate change and sea …
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Coastal regions under threat from climate change and sea-level rise need to tackle the more immediate threats of human-led and other non-climatic changes, according to a team of international scientists. … Breakthrough in light sources for new quantum technology. Aug 29, 2014 5 …

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Merely receiving a phone notification is enough to distract a driver
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Infotainment systems are a big focus of the auto industry right now. The advent of the connected car means large screens are replacing the traditional car stereo, bringing the Internet into our vehicles. Tech companies like Apple and Google are getting in on the act, too. Ars editor Ron Amadeo has been trying out Google’s Android […]

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More Federal Funds for Common-Core Online Assessments …
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He is representing the Consortium for School Networking, or CoSN, an association for school district technology leaders, and the National Association of State Boards of Education, in presenting the funding request to …

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FDA Regulatory Science Priorities Address Use of Data …
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Several of the priorities would harness health information technology or health data to improve regulatory decision making, such as by: Leveraging “Big Data” warehouses such as the human genome sequence database and …

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Food security on the menu at first ExIST conference
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Among the day's speakers was Dr Pete Falloon, manager of the Climate Impacts Modelling Group at the Met Office. He addressed the combined pressures of climate change and a growing human population – which is predicted to lead to an increase of 50% …

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Social media data is RIDDLED with human behaviour errors, boffins warn
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Trick-cyclists peddling BS about our online lives. Who knew? Researchers who heavily rely on social media data when studying human behaviour have been warned that such information can be very easily skewed.…

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