Medicine

Extracting functional mitochondria using microfluidics devices

28 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Mitochondria are dynamic, bioenergetic intracellular organelles, responsible for energy production via ATP production during respiration. They are involved in key cellular...
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Poisons or medicines? Cyanobacteria toxins protect tiny lake dwellers from parasites

16 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The cyanobacteria blooms that plague western Lake Erie each summer are both an unsightly nuisance and a potential public health hazard, producing liver toxins that can be...
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Facial recognition and AI could be used to identify rare genetic disorders

Facial recognition and AI could be used to identify rare genetic disorders

21 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

A facial recognition scan could become part of a standard medical checkup in the not-too-distant future. Researchers have shown how algorithms can help identify facial...
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Microsoft and Walgreens join forces to 'transform healthcare'

22 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Microsoft and Walgreens announced today that they will be teaming up to help improve health care. The companies have entered into a seven-year agreement during which Walgreens...
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Time to step inside your DNA

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine have developed technology that allows scientists to explore the complex 3-D structure of DNA in Virtual...
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New immune system understanding may lead to safer nanomedicines

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Doctors would like to use all sorts of nanoparticles in the body, for example to construct detailed images of anatomy and disease, and to deliver cancer-fighting drugs deep...
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Journalist Rose George explains the mysteries of blood

Journalist Rose George explains the mysteries of blood

1 day ago   |   The Verge

In 1938, just before World War II broke out, the city of London only had eight pints of blood in storage ready for transfusion. For context, consider that the human body...
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Researchers identify long-sought activator of sigma receptors in human cells, marking important advance in cell biology

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

Cells communicate through complex mechanisms that typically involve receptors and ligands that bind to them. Endogenous ligands, produced by the body, have been identified for...
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Planet 13 aims to be the Disneyland of cannabis dispensaries

Planet 13 aims to be the Disneyland of cannabis dispensaries

3 days ago   |   Engadget

Las Vegas is not a town for half measures. So it's of little surprise that when the state of Nevada legalized recreational cannabis in July of 2017, Sin City took the cannabis...
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Spryng is tech-laced compression wear for speeding up workout recover

3 days ago   |   Engadget

If you wanted to simplify, CES 2019 could be neatly divided into self-driving cars, giant TVs and health tech. A lot of what we've seen of the latter either tracks your...
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Motorola's Razr will be resurrected as a $1,500 phone with a foldable display

Motorola's Razr will be resurrected as a $1,500 phone with a foldable display

While Samsung's Galaxy and Apple's iPhone have become staples of the smartphone market over the past decade, there was another name that dominated the conversation long before... Read more ...

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Review - Short On Heroics

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Relentless absurdity and hyper-stylized action have been core tenets of the No More Heroes series. It never cared for making much sense and instead embraced its own... Read more ...

T-Mobile execs started frequenting Trump's hotel in DC right after the...

T-Mobile execs started frequenting Trump's hotel in DC right after the Sprint merger announcement

Say what you will about the morals of lobbying the government, but if you need it to approve your mega-merger, and an oligopoly-averse White House to stay out of the way, you... Read more ...

Hitman developer IO Interactive has opened a new studio in Malmo

Hitman developer IO Interactive has opened a new studio in Malmo

The Danish company said the decision to open IOI Malmo was a "natural choice" given the region already plays home to a strong game dev community. ... Read more ...

The more powerful Galaxy S10 still won't be as fast as an iPhone

The more powerful Galaxy S10 still won't be as fast as an iPhone

A few days ago, a benchmark for the cheapest Galaxy S10 that Samsung is about to launch revealed incredibly disappointing scores for a phone that should have the same processor... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy A40 benchmarked with Exynos 7885 chipset

Samsung Galaxy A40 benchmarked with Exynos 7885 chipset

The Samsung Galaxy A40 has gone through Geekbench. It is powered by an Exynos 7885 chipset, which was recently featured on the Galaxy M20. The higher-end A-series phone does... Read more ...

Select Verizon Wireless customers can get Apple Music for free

Select Verizon Wireless customers can get Apple Music for free

Hey Siri, let's save money. Starting on January 17th, select Verizon Wireless subscribers will get Apple Music for free. The offer is extended to users Beyond Unlimited and... Read more ...

Galaxy S8 Android Pie update appears with One UI Beta

Galaxy S8 Android Pie update appears with One UI Beta

An update for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus appeared this week just after the Galaxy Note 8. This update comes in the form of a Beta Program enrollment for a... Read more ...

Forza Horizon 4 removes ‘The Carlton' and ‘Floss' dances

Forza Horizon 4 removes ‘The Carlton' and ‘Floss' dances

Those were some popular emotes. Ever since Fortnite became a cultural phenomenon, many gamers have been asking Epic Games to add special dances and other forms of expression to... Read more ...

Google timetables 64-bit requirements for Android apps

Google timetables 64-bit requirements for Android apps

But it's really only going to affect the flaggiest of flagships Read more ...