‘Abundant bleeding’ epidemic in 16th-century Mexico might have been Salmonella


A mysterious epidemic that killed millions of people in 16th century Mexico may be linked to a rare strain of Salmonella, a new DNA analysis reveals. The discovery is the best clue yet to the cause of a devastating infection that killed up to 80 percent of Mexico’s native population between 1545 and 1550 — spreading to Guatemala, and possibly More...

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By admin On Monday, January 15th, 2018

The 2019 Mercedes G-Class looks vintage but has a killer voice assistant

Mercedes-Benz has redefined the G-Wagen. On Sunday, it revealed the 2019 G550 during the Detroit Auto Show. While the exterior looks much the same as the big, boxy icon, it’s finally a remade vehicle with More...

By admin On Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Fox has renewed Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos for a second season

In 2014, Fox rebooted Carl Sagan’s classic documentary series, Cosmos: A Personal Journey, with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as host. Four years later, Fox and National Geographic have announced they More...

By admin On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Watch this unsuspecting river quickly turn into a chaotic mess of ice chunks

After a monster “bomb cyclone” and frigid Arctic blasts that set some new records on the US East Coast, temperatures have been a bit more merciful this week. And that’s setting the stage for some pretty More...

By admin On Friday, January 12th, 2018

GM will make an autonomous car without steering wheel or pedals by 2019

General Motors plans to mass-produce self-driving cars that lack traditional controls like steering wheels and pedals by 2019, the company announced today. Its a bold declaration for the future of driving from More...

By admin On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Marvel is finally giving Black Widow her own movie

One of the longest-running fan complaints in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been the studio’s reluctance to give Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow her own standalone film, but now it looks like the studio More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

This Wi-Fi speaker uses Amiibo-like figures to play music

I don’t think of kids when I think of RFID tags, but congrats to MuuseLabs for making the connection for me. Jooki is a Wi-Fi speaker for kids. It ships with five figurines, each of which has an RFID tag More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Libratone’s sweat-proof Track+ neckbuds have adaptive noise canceling

Libratone has been one of the most aggressive audio companies in embracing alternatives to the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack, and today it adds to its family of products with the new Track+ neckbuds. These More...

By admin On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Sony is finally shipping a fingerprint sensor on a phone in the US

Sony phones will finally come to the US with a fingerprint sensor on them. I know, that probably doesn’t sound very exciting because every phone ships with a fingerprint sensor on it. But for some reason, Sony More...

By admin On Sunday, January 7th, 2018

LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED TV

A couple of years ago, LG Display showed off an intensely futuristic 18-inch OLED display that could be bent and rolled up just like a newspaper. Today, that prototype has grown to 65 inches in size, with the More...

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