Critics wary as Google's Chrome begins an ad crackdown

On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to reshape the web by eradicating ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google's own most lucrative ads will pretty ...

Milky Way ties with neighbor in galactic arms race

Astronomers have discovered that our nearest large neighbour, the Andromeda galaxy, is roughly the same size as the Milky Way. It had been thought that Andromeda was two to three times the size of the Milky Way, and that ...

Clean plates much more common when we eat at home

When people eat at home, there's typically not much left on their plates—and that means there's likely less going to landfills, according to new research from The Ohio State University.

Company partnerships may have in-house ramifications

When companies partner with a sports team or a charity, the deal is usually about attracting consumers and strengthening their brands. Inside a company, however, what happens to employee allegiance?

NASA totals rainfall from destructive Tropical Cyclone Gita

Tropical Cyclone Gita dropped a lot of rain as it strengthened into a major hurricane in the South Pacific Ocean. NASA's IMERG calculated totals based on satellite observations that revealed over a foot (305 mm) of rain had ...

CT scans reveal new muscles in horseshoe crab appendages

Digital dissection shows that two horseshoe crab appendages—the pushing leg and the male pedipalp—each have one more muscle than had been thought, according to a study published February 14, 2018 in the open-access journal ...

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