LIFE

Life Door listens for smoke alarms and shuts your bedroom door     – CNET
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This startup displayed the fire safety device at CES, which uses a ratcheting spring to close a door in case of fire.

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In 2017, the FCC made life easier for your internet provider     – CNET
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It’s a little less clear whether you and other consumers really benefited.

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Odds alien life exists boosted by oldest fossils on Earth     – CNET
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Microorganisms in an ancient rock show diverse life existed under harsh conditions on Earth like those seen on other worlds.

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NASA is gearing up a new rover for a mission to find evidence of life on Mars
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 NASA is gearing up for its next mission to Mars with a more tricked-out, updated version of the Curiosity Mars rover, the agency announced recently. New hardware for the Mars 2020 mission includes seven new instruments, new wheels, a new drill to capture rock cores and a caching system with a miniature robotic arm to […]

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Pixar uses VR to bring the Land of the Dead to life     – CNET
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“Coco VR,” the first virtual-reality experience from Pixar, sets you loose as a skeleton to play in the imaginary universe of its next film.

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Bose's new Noise-Masking Sleepbuds may change your life     – CNET
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In an unusual move for Bose, the company launches an Indiegogo campaign looking for testers for its upcoming totally wireless sleep-aid earphones.

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HTC U11 Life hands on—A cheap ($349!) imitation of the U11
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Ron Amadeo After the launch of the flagship HTC U11 earlier this year, it’s time for a cheaper entry in HTC’s lineup. HTC’s approach this year is to take the U11, cut the price and premium-ness by about 50 percent, and create the “HTC U11 Life.” It’s a cheap imitation of the U11, for just $349. […]

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Noon Home Debuts New Way to Light Up Your Life
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New company Noon Home officially launched on Thursday and simultaneously unveiled its Noon Smart Lighting System, after two years of raising funds and developing products in stealth mode. The Noon Smart Lighting System blends ambient, task and accent lights to layer lighting, improve the way a room looks. It consists of a Room Director switch […]

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Scientists weigh life
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 Researchers at the University of Basel and University College London have created a scale that can measure life. The scale, which can measure the mass of single cells lets and them “monitor how their weight changes over time … with a resolution of milliseconds and trillionths of a gram.” This means they can weigh a […]

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