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Spinach leaves are the secret ingredient for growing heart tissue in a lab

What's the best platform for growing healthy heart tissues in a lab? According to a new bioengineering research project, it may be good old fashioned spinach leaves. Popeye would be proud.

Affordable, midrange Samsung Galaxy J7 V, LG K20 V now available from Verizon

Verizon has announced the availability of two new smartphones -- the Samsung Galaxy J7 V and the LG K20 V -- both of which are midrange devices with decent specs and a relatively low price tag.

Wikileaks’ ‘Dark Matter’ release reveals CIA efforts to infect the Mac

Wikileaks released another bundle of documents dubbed "Dark Matter." This time, the organization turned an eye to Apple's Mac, with a number of exploits that are both insidious and persistent.

Watch your favorite shows, save money with these high-definition TV antenna deals

Using an HD antenna can cut your cable costs for good and allow you to watch TV for free -- with no hidden costs or monthly subscription fees. Consider these top HDTV antennas, all discounted for a limited time.
Social Media

Instagram is rolling out new safety features, will blur ‘sensitive content’

Sometime soon, Instagram plans to start blurring out "sensitive photos and videos" from your feed or a user's profile. Moreover, the app has made two-factor authentication available to everyone.
Health & Fitness

Antimicrobials may do more harm than good, but the chemical industry disagrees

You may be healthier staying away from products claiming to be antimicrobial, as despite claims from manufacturers that they help kill bugs, their negative impact may be greater than the positive.

Successor to Xiaomi's bezel-killing Mi Mix may have an even larger display

Xiaomi's Mi Mix smartphone is just a taste of what's to come in smartphone design -- a large, gorgeous display with next to no bezels. The Mi Mix only came out last fall, but Xiaomi may already be working on a successor.

Restricting robocalls: The FCC votes to block more automated phone call spam

Automated spam calls could become far less frequent under a new FCC ruling, which makes number spoofing much harder. It still needs to go through public consultation but it could become law by the year's end.
Android Army

Michael Kors' next-generation smartwatches focus on design, innovative tech

Michael Kors announced a slew of new smartwatches at Baselworld 2017, chief among them the Access Sofie and Access Grayson. The brand also previewed new hybrid smartwatches and an update to its smartphone companion app.

The ultimate McLaren is on the way, and it's looking to the F1 for inspiration

McLaren will introduce a successor to the three-seater F1 road car in 2019 with new hybrid technology, a new chassis, wild styling, and a price tag over $2 million. It will slot above the P1.

Power boost: EVGA boosts clocks and cooling on GTX 1080 Ti designs

EVGA is looking to improve even further upon Nvidia's GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition graphics card, with increased clock speeds, better cooling and in the case of its FTW3 card, fancy RGB lighting.

Your wearable could soon be your wallet, too, if Samsung gets its way

Today’s wearables may be useful for tracking the number of steps you’ve taken or calories burned, but soon, they may be able to help you keep tabs on another kind of activity -- your bank account.