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Noninvasive retinal imaging device is able to detect Alzheimer’s 20 years in advance

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jul, 2014 02:05 AM
by AlexMuller
Device could be FDA-approved by 2015 and early signs of Alzheimer's could be detected in a regular ophthalmologist exam.
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3D-printed-anatomy developers aim to revolutionize medical education

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jul, 2014 02:00 AM
by AlexMuller
A kit of 3D-printed anatomical body parts could revolutionize medical education and training, according to its developers at Monash University.
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+25

Apple earnings beat estimates thanks to 35M iPhones sold

Posted in Business on 23rd Jul, 2014 01:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Although Apple missed revenue estimates, the company’s says its stronger than expected earnings per share is the result of solid iPhone sales.
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+11

Is The Universe Is A Giant Bubble? Scientists To Test Theory

Posted in Science on 23rd Jul, 2014 01:53 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists are working to prove the multiverse hypothesis, a long-debated and controversial theory that the Universe is a giant bubble.
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+28

Newly identified genetic variants could delay Alzheimer's onset by four years

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jul, 2014 11:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have made some inroads in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, but as yet no definitive cure has been found.
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+26

Human Longevity Inc will try to defeat all of the diseases of aging to make 100 the new 60

Posted in Business on 21st Jul, 2014 11:57 PM
by AlexMuller
The new company doesn’t aim to extend human life so much as to help keep people healthy as they get older.
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+29

Missing sleep may hurt your memory

Posted in Science on 21st Jul, 2014 11:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Lack of sleep, already considered a public health epidemic, can also lead to errors in memory.
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+47

New gene discovered that stops spread of deadly cancer:

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jul, 2014 11:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists identify gene that fights metastasis of a common lung cancer.
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+17

Google Decrees That it Has No Plans to Bring Fiber to the UK

Posted in Online on 20th Jul, 2014 11:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Google Fiber has been a godsend for people in the US who have had to suffer through the perils of the ISP pseudo monopolies that run the country's broadband infrastructure.
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+38

Geologist says that Curiosity rover's images show Earth-like soils on Mars

Posted in Science on 20th Jul, 2014 10:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Soil deep in a crater dating to some 3.7 billion years ago contains evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter.
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+31

Apple scolded by Europe over in-app purchase protections

Posted in Business on 20th Jul, 2014 10:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has been criticized by the European Commission for not offering any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users being misled by "free" apps.
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+18

Antipsychotic drugs linked to slight decrease in brain volume

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jul, 2014 05:10 AM
by AlexMuller
A study published today has confirmed a link between anti-psychotic medication and a slight, but measurable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia.
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+38

ESA prepares IXV concept spaceplane for maiden flight

Posted in Science on 20th Jul, 2014 05:05 AM
by AlexMuller
The European Space Agency is preparing to test the atmospheric re-entry capabilities of its new early concept spaceplane.
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+14

Physicists reveal random nature of metastasis

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jul, 2014 04:59 AM
by AlexMuller
The spreading of a cancerous tumour from one part of the body to another may occur through pure chance instead of key genetic mutations, a new study has shown.
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Rogue Geoengineering Project May Have Increased Salmon Numbers

Posted in Science on 20th Jul, 2014 04:55 AM
by AlexMuller
The salmon population in an area dosed with iron has doubled. This may be the solution to over-fishing.
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+27

EC 'confident' in human brain project

Posted in Science on 19th Jul, 2014 12:20 AM
by AlexMuller
The European Commission has responded to criticism of its billion-euro Human Brain Project, declaring confidence that objections will be satisfied.
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+41