Tarantula venom finds use in non-opioid pain relief drug

Opioid pain relievers not only produce potential side effects such as nausea and constipation, but they can also be highly addictive. Australian scientists have therefore created what could be a better medication, that is made using tarantula venom.

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Ultralight Nitecore carbon fiber charger keeps trail runners charged

Known for small, powerful lighting solutions, Nitecore turns attention to a different breed of ultralight gadget. The small, lightweight NB10000 carbon fiber charger keeps iPhones powered through 100-mile ultramarathons.

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Quick-release bike tech keeps thieves from stealing saddles

Even when a thief can't steal a complete bike, they'll still pilfer parts off of it – and that includes the saddle. That's where the Quick Release Seatpost comes in, as it allows riders to quickly remove and replace the saddle themselves.

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Coronavirus: Critical IT policies and tools every business needs

Due to the coronavirus, your company might need to create, revise, or implement policies for remote work, travel, business continuity, and disaster recovery. Download these helpful resources. The coronavirus (COVID-19)…

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Unsold, expired bread used to make gut-boosting probiotic beverage

It was just a couple of years ago that we heard how scientists had used soybean waste to produce a healthy (and supposedly tasty) probiotic drink. Now, they've done the same thing with expired bread that would otherwise be discarded.

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Balancing public safety and privacy during COVID-19: The rise of mass surveillance

One tech company is harnessing artificial intelligence, thermal imaging, and real-time surveillance data to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. However, serious privacy questions remain. As the coronavirus pandemic continues…

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