Regenerating ROBOTS: Machines made from DNA show signs of LIFE – and can eat and GROW –

US military’s mobile nuclear reactor 'a COLOSSAL mistake' DNA machine: The lifelike biomaterial is capable of metabolism, assembly and self-organisation (Image: Getty/Cornell University) Machines-made DNA: A self-replicating machine is the project's long-term vision (Image: Getty)The pair also outlined the “very exciting potential” for incorporating life-like properties into a machine.Dr Hamada said: “Fundamentally this is a…

Mazda brings a new diesel CX-5 SUV to the US—but why?

EV coming in 2020 — Mazda worked with US regulators to ensure this one complies with the rules. Jonathan M. Gitlin - Apr 21, 2019 2:15 pm UTC Enlarge / You'd have to look carefully at the CX-5's badges to tell whether it was one of the new diesel-powered versions.Mazda When Mazda invited us to…

Hanna TV adaptation sacrifices magic of original film for typical teen angst

Assassination nation — But strong finale sets up what could be a much more interesting second season. Jennifer Ouellette - Apr 21, 2019 1:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Esme Creed-Miles plays the titular teen assassin in Amazon Prime's new series, Hanna.YouTube/Amazon Prime An isolated teenaged girl genetically engineered to be an assassin must elude rogue…

Happy 30th B-Day, Game Boy: Here are six reasons why you’re #1

Game on — From the archives: April 21 marks the 30th anniversary of the original Nintendo Game Boy. Benj Edwards - Apr 21, 2019 12:22 pm UTC Now you're playing with power... portable power! Andrew Cunningham Best-selling games for the original Game Boy (various sources): #1 - Tetris - 35 million copies. #2 - Pokemon…

“Natural” bottled water has natural arsenic contamination, testing finds

naturally contaminated — Investigation also raises questions about testing and regulations. Beth Mole - Apr 21, 2019 12:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Water can pick up arsenic from geological, agricultural, or industrial sources. Several brands of bottled water contain concerning levels of arsenic contamination, according to an investigation by Consumer Reports. The worst offenders in…

Zoom IPO: What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From The Mega Success? – Forbes

Employees and guests of Zoom celebrate at Nasdaq as the company holds its IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) ASSOCIATED PRESS While much of the attention for IPOs this year has been on high-profile operators like Slack, Lyft, Uber and Pinterest,…

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God of War documentary confronts Kratos’ perilous rebirth in Norse mythology

God of War was the game-of-the-year choice of many (like, us, and most recently the Game Developers Choice Awards). But it was hardly a critical fait accompli when its developers embarked on their journey with it almost five years ago. Santa Monica Studio was dealing with a canon that, restricted to Greek mythology, had grown…

Life is Strange 2 returns with this 4/20-appropriate trailer

Life is Strange 2’s third episode, titled “Wastelands,” will be released May 9, five months after episode 2’s premiere back in January. Dontnod Entertainment put out this 4/20-appropriate table-setter video yesterday. Episode 3 picks up the story with Sean and Daniel still on the run. They’d hopped a freight train and continued south, and given…

MLB The Show: Real Minor League Rosters, choose your RTTS team and more

If you’re starting — or like me, restarting — a career in MLB The Show 19’s popular Road to the Show career mode, two indispensible character creation tools are now available thanks to the game’s dedicated community. One of them makes the creation and customization process go a lot more smoothly. That’s Operation Sports user…

More than 1,200 accounts banned for cheating in Fortnite World Cup

Epic Games gave bans to more than 1,200 Fortnite accounts and revoked cash prizes that more than 200 players had won following Epic’s investigations of cheating in the first week of Fortnite’s World Cup Online Open. The crackdown caught cheaters who had played in multiple regions, shared accounts and teamed up, and one account was…

Smash Bros. stage builder brings the inevitable: memes, dongs and moderation

Super Smash Bros. stage builder mode, which allows players to create and share custom stages, has gone about as expected in its first week on offer. Which is to say there’s a bell curve of content, the first third of it being patently offensive stuff, the last third of it being really creative and humorous,…