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New targeted, noninvasive treatments for mental illness to combine TMS and ultrasound

Posted in Science on 28th Nov, 2014 01:20 AM
by AlexMuller
Transcranial magnetic stimulation can stimulate brain circuits near the surface for treating conditions like depression and anxiety.
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DNA molecule survives critical entry into Earth's atmosphere

Posted in Science on 28th Nov, 2014 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Various scientists believe that DNA could certainly reach us from outer space.
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+22

Plan V lets you charge your phone using a 9-volt battery

Posted in Hardware on 28th Nov, 2014 01:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Smartphones are more powerful than ever, but they still have an annoying tendency to run out of juice just when you need them most.
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+15

Bladder cancer: 'Exciting' drug breakthrough

Posted in Medicine on 28th Nov, 2014 01:06 AM
by AlexMuller
A drug which makes a wide range of cancers more vulnerable to the body's immune system is "exciting" and may mark a new era, say doctors.
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+38

PlanetTech News interviews neuroscientist Dr. Kenneth Hayworth

Posted in Interviews on 26th Nov, 2014 11:19 PM
by AlexMuller
In this exclusive Interview, PlanetTech News digs deeper into the future of brain preservation, cryonics, mind uploading and neuroscience.
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+51

The First 3D Printer in Space 3D Printed its First Object

Posted in Hardware on 26th Nov, 2014 10:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Humans are now manufacturing things in space. This has never been done before.
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+29

Geo-engineering: Climate fixes 'could harm billions'

Posted in Science on 26th Nov, 2014 10:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.
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+36

Doubling the speed of cellphone data with a simple full duplex circuit

Posted in Online on 26th Nov, 2014 10:32 PM
by AlexMuller
A circuit that lets a radio send and receive data simultaneously over the same frequency could supercharge wireless data transfer.
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+11

Brain network vulnerable to Alzheimer's identified

Posted in Medicine on 26th Nov, 2014 12:01 AM
by AlexMuller
Research has emerged that reveals a specific brain network, that is the last to develop and the first to show signs of neurodegeneration, is more vulnerable to aging and disease.
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+41

Magnetic nanoparticles stimulate cells to regenerate bone

Posted in Medicine on 25th Nov, 2014 11:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers in bone tissue regeneration believe they have made a significant breakthrough for sufferers of bone trauma, disease or defects such as osteoporosis.
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A new gravity map from the Goce satellite traces ocean circulation

Posted in Science on 25th Nov, 2014 11:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have produced what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.
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+18

NASA Wants To Launch Tiny Moon Satellites On Its Next-Generation Rocket

Posted in Hardware on 25th Nov, 2014 11:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Atop the SLS rocket will be a suite of CubeSats that will explore the Moon as Orion makes its journey to our closest celestial neighbor.
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+35

How permanent stress may lead to mental disorders

Posted in Medicine on 24th Nov, 2014 11:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Activated through permanent stress, immune cells in the brain can cause changes to the brain, resulting in mental disorders.
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+38

Apple Gets Serious About Virtual Reality With a New Job Posting

Posted in Business on 24th Nov, 2014 11:38 PM
by AlexMuller
At least on the software side of things, Apple is beginning to make some moves investigating what it sees as the "next generation" of computing.
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Complex life may be possible in only 10% of all galaxies

Posted in Science on 24th Nov, 2014 11:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Stellar explosions called gamma ray bursts emit beams of radiation that could render 90% of galaxies barren of complex life.
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+30

Antarctic sub gauges sea ice thickness

Posted in Science on 24th Nov, 2014 11:29 PM
by AlexMuller
A novel autonomous sub has acquired the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.
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+26