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Scientists From All Over The World Issue 'Warning To Humanity'

Scientists From All Over The World Issue 'Warning To Humanity'

Co-author Thomas Newsome, a research fellow at Deakin University and The University of Sydney , said he believed this was possibly the biggest number of signatories to any published scientific paper. The new statement-a "Second Notice" to humanity-does acknowledge that there have been some positive steps forward, such as the drop in ozone depleters and advancements in reducing hunger since the 1992 warning .


United Nations adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

United Nations adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

This resolution, which Moon submitted during a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in September, was largely drafted by the South Korean government and was co-sponsored by more than 140 countries, including the US, China, Japan and Russian Federation.



Android Distribution chart for November shows Oreo at 0.3%

These not very encouraging numbers stem from the fact that phone makers, as has been the case over the past few years, have been taking their own sweet time in updating phones with Android's latest version. The interesting part is that this 0.3 percent gives us a perspective about how lax the rollout for latest updates for Android-powered smartphones is across the market.


Canalys: Apple, Inc. Sold 3.9 Million Apple Watches Last Quarter

Canalys: Apple, Inc. Sold 3.9 Million Apple Watches Last Quarter

The drop in the prices of the previous generation watches following the launch of the Watch Series 3, also helped Apple to push watch sales. The new device, Apple's first that connects to the internet without being tethered to a smartphone , took the USA mobile giant to 3.9 million shipments in the recent Q3 2017, according to new data from Canalys.



FDA Approves First Digital Pill That Tracks Medicine Intake

The pill is a joint effort between Otsuka Pharmaceutical, maker of Abilify , and Redwood City, California-based Proteus Digital Health , which developed the sensor. It was Otsuka and Proteus' second try at the FDA for the digital version of Abilify. The companies said the sensor "activates when it reaches stomach fluids and communicates with the patch".


Rocket Issue Delays Launch of Advanced New JPSS-1 Weather Satellite

Rocket Issue Delays Launch of Advanced New JPSS-1 Weather Satellite

The satellite, called JPSS-1, will provide meteorologists with a variety of observations, such as atmospheric temperature and moisture, sea-surface temperature, ocean color, sea ice cover, volcanic ash and fire detection. The CrIS instrument is the first in a series of newly advanced sounders that will make more detailed, accurate records of atmospheric temperature and moisture levels, which should allow for superior weather forecasting models.