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Caltech scientists use DNA tiles to play tic-tac-toe at the nanoscale

Courtesy Qian Lab/Caltech. Scientists at Caltech have created the world’s smallest game board for playing tic-tac-toe out of DNA strands. What’s more, it’s possible to swap hundreds of DNA strands in and out at once to reconfigure the nanostructure at will, making it possible in principle to build complicated nanomachines in different custom patterns. The …

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Google Wins Dismissal of Suit Over Facial Recognition Software

A lawsuit filed against Google by users who said the world’s largest search engine violated their privacy by using facial recognition technology was dismissed by a judge on Saturday. U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang in Chicago cited a lack of “concrete injuries” to the plaintiffs. The suit, initially filed in March 2016, alleged Alphabet …

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Trump Issues Executive Order Freezing Pay Rate for Federal Workers

An executive order was issued on Friday by President Trump freezing federal workers’ pay for the 2019 year. This follows through on a pledge from earlier this year to get rid of an across-the-board pay increase among workers. In August, Trump had announced he would cancel the 2.1% pay increase starting January due to “serious …

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Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’ Hits Record-Breaking 45 Million Accounts in First Week

Streaming giant Netflix announced in a tweet on Friday that its new original film, “Bird Box” set a record with more than 45 million accounts watching the film in its first week. “Took off my blindfold this morning to discover that 45,037,125 Netflix accounts have already watched Bird Box — best first 7 days ever …

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BREAKING: Katrina Kaif opts out of the Varun Dhawan starrer directed by Remo Dsouza owing to date issues?

BREAKING: Katrina Kaif opts out of the Varun Dhawan starrer directed by Remo Dsouza owing to date issues? Well, in what seems to be a unique move of sorts, Katrina Kaif and Varun Dhawan were set to come together for the first time in a Remo D’Souza film. The choreographer turned director had set the …

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Rohit Shetty’s Akshay Kumar Sooryavanshi will have cameos by Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn; to release in 19 Dec 2019

Rohit Shetty’s Akshay Kumar Sooryavanshi will have cameos by Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn; to release in 19 Dec 2019 Rohit Shetty is certainly enjoying the success of his recent release Simmba. Starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan the film which also saw Ajay Devgn doing a cameo has opened to a thunderous response …

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