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FreeSync, G-Sync Go Head to Head in New Monitor Comparison

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For most of the time they’ve existed, it’s been difficult to examine FreeSync and G-Sync in a side-by-side equivalent configuration. The problem is, there have been so many variables to account for, making a declaration as to which is the better product has been intrinsically difficult. A new comparison seeks to answer this question by

Samsung Unveils Stunning 49-inch, FreeSync 2 HDR Monitor

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. With CES right around the corner, Samsung has taken the lid off one of the most impressive monitors we’ve ever seen. The new CRG9 is an updated version of the 3440×1080 displays the company unveiled in mid-2017, with significantly improved specs. The new display is a 49-inch panel in a 32:9 aspect ratio. Samsung is

Tiny Injectable Chip Can Monitor Alcohol Levels in the Body

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Checking alcohol levels in your body usually requires a breathalyzer or a blood test. The breathalyzer is quick and easy, but they can be inaccurate. Blood tests are accurate, but you need a medical professional to draw blood and run the test. Engineers at UC San Diego are working on an alternative in the form

Samsung’s Stunning 49-inch Gaming Monitor First to be DisplayHDR-Certified

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung’s new 49-inch monitor is a sight to behold for several reasons. It’s the approximate size and dimensions of a subway car, with a 49-inch diagonal and a 32:9 aspect ratio. It’s enough to make the ultrawide displays of a few years ago (a paltry 21:9) feel a bit small. The $ 999 Samsung CHG90

Dell unveils 8K 32-inch monitor at CES 2017, and it’s shipping this year

It was only a few years ago that 4K panels were the cutting-edge technology on display at CES. For the last few years, we’ve seen 8K televisions popping up here and there, more as proof-of-concepts than actual practical products. Dell’s new display announcements aren’t just products the company plans to build some day; they’re cutting-edge hardware that’s coming to market this year. First up, we’ve got the Dell UltraSharp 32

Scientists create new fluorescent protein to monitor the cell cycle

Cellular mitosis is the basis of all higher life. When you need new cells, they can be created through a process called mitosis, whereby a cell makes a copy of itself. This process is highly regulated within the body, but sometimes those mechanisms fail and cells can grow out of control. We call that cancer. Medical researchers have an interest in knowing what phase of the cell cycle a specimen

Poisoning pigeons in the park: Using urban pigeons to monitor lead levels

Stop the presses: Somebody found a use for the pigeons in New York City. A new study of pigeons in the City shows that lead levels in the pigeons track closely with lead levels in children living in the same neighborhoods. “Pigeons breathe the same air, walk the same sidewalks, and often eat the same food as we do. What if we could use them to monitor possible dangers to

Pollution monitor pigeons roam London's skies

Pigeon Air Patrol A group of pigeons in London was outfitted with pollution monitor backpacks that can detect nitrogen dioxide. Pigeons can seem like worthless feces factories with wings, but some have been put to good use by monitoring London’s air pollution. A small force of the birds in the British capital has been armed with tiny backpacks that weigh less than an ounce but can detect toxins including nitrogen

These electronics can monitor the brain, then dissolve and vanish

Share This article From pacemakers to insulin pumps, electronic implants are a powerful medical tool, but they present their own suite of risks — scarring, rejection and sepsis among them. Now a team of researchers has created a dissolving electronic implant, sort of like a much more sophisticated version of dissolving sutures. Sutures, however, can’t be injected into a rat’s brain, and don’t come equipped with temporary Wi-Fi. The research