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Kelly Paik

Kelly Paik
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Kelly Paik writes about science and technology for Fanvive. When she's not catching up on the latest innovations, she uses her free-time painting and roaming to places with languages she can't speak. Because she rather enjoys fumbling through cities and picking things on the menu through a process of eeny meeny miny moe.
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Edible food wrap made of milk could replace plastic

So much of the food we see stocked in grocery aisle comes wrapped inside plastic. It’s clings to every wedge of cheese and encases...
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Airbnb adopting new rules to deal with its racism problem

While most users will attest to Airbnb’s utility as an accommodation booking marketplace, the company has been grappling with a fairly core problem as...

NASA: August 2016 was another record-breaking scorcher

NASA confirmed the month of August was the hottest August ever recorded. In fact, it ties with July as the hottest in history since...

Bad Facebook experiences really do impact your mental health

We’ve all run into those miserable interactions on social media that left us walking away from the computer feeling a bit battered. But if...

Samsung’s problems are mounting as it recalls the exploding Galaxy Note 7

It's a phone. It's a grenade. Actually it's the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and it's sort of acting like both right now. It’s...

Analysis of SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion on launch pad

SpaceX has one new charred rocket to add to their inventory. And though fires may have been put out from the company’s rocket explosion...
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Microsoft’s Skype Teams app takes on Slack

Microsoft is looking to take on team chat app Slack with their own version called Skype Teams. But whether Microsoft has a contender strong...

Harvard University developes octobot, made of entirely soft parts

Harvard University researchers just created the most adorable octopus robot and it’s made completely out of soft parts. The ‘octobot’ can’t do too much...

nuTonomy Beats Uber to World’s First Self-Driving Public Test

When it comes to the self-driving technology industry, we’ve gotten quite a bit of teasing from a crowded field of competing companies about all...

Facebook Trending Topics algorithm features a fake news story

Facebook removed one more layer of human involvement from their Trending Topics widget by getting rid of their staff of editors and rely solely...

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Researchers made an edible sensor that monitors intestinal health

Diagnosing stomach and intestinal problems can be hard to do without seeing exactly what’s going on inside. That’s why scientists have for some time...
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Pixel Buds by Google has the opportunity to change the world

In San Francisco last week Google held their Google's Pixel 2 event. Along with announcing the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google made...
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New research confirms the link between drought and violence

In times when the land is parched, we see crops wither in the sun, commodity prices skyrocket, and local economies destabilize. For these reasons,...