Medicine

Inside the fight over the sugar conspiracy

Inside the fight over the sugar conspiracy

1 hour ago   |   The Verge

In a paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine in 2016 , researchers suggested that in the 1960s, the sugar industry paid scientists to obscure the relationship between sugar...
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The stiffness of cell plasma membranes affects nanomedicine uptake

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Nanomedicines need to be taken up by diseased cells in order to release their cargo. Cancer cells have altered membrane properties that hamper their ability to take up...
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The Morning After: Mobile World Congress preview

The Morning After: Mobile World Congress preview

6 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Before you wrap this week up, check out our Mobile World Congress preview, so you don't miss any of the new phones we're expecting to...
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Making quantum computers reliable

Making quantum computers reliable

20 hours ago   |   Science and technology

CALCULATING machines that run on quantum bits are, by some accounts, the future of computation. Quantum computers have the theoretical advantage that they can solve with ease...
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Making anaesthesia safer by tracking brain activity

Making anaesthesia safer by tracking brain activity

20 hours ago   |   Science and technology

Watching the waves AROUND 1936 three neurologists at Harvard Medical School raided the medicine cabinet, filling their boots with morphine, barbiturates, ethers and even cobra...
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Financial structure of early childhood education requires overhaul to make it accessible and affordable for all families

23 hours ago   |   Phys.org

High-quality early care and education is critical to positive child development and has the potential to generate economic returns, but the current financing structure of ECE...
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67-year-old actress Jane Seymour posed for Playboy and shared a story of Hollywood sexual harassment

67-year-old actress Jane Seymour posed for Playboy and shared a story of Hollywood sexual harassment

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

67-year-old actress Jane Seymour posed in Playboy for the third time. She said she feels "much sexier" than when she was young. Seymour also opened up about an incident in 1972...
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Palladium catalyst speeds up two separate reactions, making useful molecules in a single process

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A palladium catalyst developed by A*STAR researchers offers a reliable and efficient way to create a molecular structure that is commonly found in medicines and electronic...
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New method uses light and gold nanoparticles for highly targeted, non-invasive drug delivery

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Over the last century, there has been astounding progress in medical science, leading to the development of efficient, effective medications for treating cancer and a wide...
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Mosquitoes Learn the Smell of Danger

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

The bloodsuckers lose their appetite for attractive scents when they associate those aromas with a likelihood of being swatted. Karen Hopkin reports.
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Google officially launches ARCore, brings Lens to more phones

Google officially launches ARCore, brings Lens to more phones

Two of the Pixel 2's main software selling points are expanding with announcement of new partnerships and devices today. ARCore 1.0 is officially launching and Google has... Read more ...

Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC - two XZ2 phones and a surprise

Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC - two XZ2 phones and a surprise

The rumor mill has been pretty clear that we'll see the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact at the MWC stage. But it seems that there will be a surprise third entry. Sony... Read more ...

The GM 8 Go with Android Oreo surfaces, could be heading to MWC

The GM 8 Go with Android Oreo surfaces, could be heading to MWC

Google through its senior VPs Hiroshi Lockheimer in a blog post earlier today revealed that some of its partners would be announcing new smartphones powered by Android Oreo and... Read more ...

Galaxy S9, S9 Plus EU Pricing & Pre-Order Info Surface

Galaxy S9, S9 Plus EU Pricing & Pre-Order Info Surface

European Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus price points surfaced yesterday , courtesy of Evan Blass, and now some new pricing info surfaced, along with availability info. This... Read more ...

Looks like Google is finally building dark mode straight into Android

Looks like Google is finally building dark mode straight into Android

One thing Android users have consistently asked for over the years is a dedicated dark mode for browsing at night - and it seems Google has finally decided to accommodate this... Read more ...

Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

Alongside news of Google Assistant's forthcoming multilingual support and the addition of more languages this year, Google also announced this morning its smart assistant would... Read more ...

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Despite being available in eight languages, Google Assistant is expanding its multilingual capabilities, with Google aiming to add support for more than 20 additional languages... Read more ...

No one is talking about the latest game in the blockbuster ‘Metal Gear'...

No one is talking about the latest game in the blockbuster ‘Metal Gear' franchise - but it's actually pretty great

A new "Metal Gear" game launched this week on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It's called "Metal Gear Survive," and it's pretty good! You're forgiven if this is the first... Read more ...

Apple's $200 AirPower will supposedly launch next month, but this $36 model...

Apple's $200 AirPower will supposedly launch next month, but this $36 model is available now

According to a new report from a Japanese Apple blog, Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat will finally be released next month. And according to earlier reports from multiple... Read more ...

Google Assistant learns new languages and talents

Google Assistant learns new languages and talents

The Google Assistant is going global, with Google's AI gaining new language support, deeper integration with Android phones, and smarter functionality. Previewing its Mobile... Read more ...