Alberth Ramos-Mendoza

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You Could Be Eating CRISPR Food in Five Years

Imagine walking into the grocery store to see shelves lined with bright yellow corn, juicy red tomatoes and hunks of watermelon so vibrantly pink and …

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Neuroscience

The Y Chromosome Is Disappearing. Here's What That Means For Men

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring.<p>Although it …

Why you should switch to LED lightbulbs right now, before the law requires it

When Jason Chroman relocated from San Francisco to the suburbs, he and his family moved into a bigger, newer house. It was all very exciting until their first electric bill arrived. "The house was maybe 30 percent bigger, but the electric bill was something like 200 percent more," Chroman said. So …

Home Automation

Trump Admin Will Protect Health Workers Who Refuse Services On Religious Grounds

<b>Updated at 12:39 p.m. ET</b><p>Health care workers who want to refuse to treat patients because of religious or moral beliefs will have a new defender in the Trump administration.<p>The top civil rights official at the Department of Health and Human Services is creating the Division of Conscience and …

Health Care

This Google-Backed Biotech Is Trying to Create a Universal Flu Vaccine

Google parent Alphabet’s venture arm GV (formerly Google Ventures) is among the companies backing U.K. biotech Vaccitech, which has set out to …

Account Suspended

Futuristic bionic arms now available for the nation's bravest

American military members make many sacrifices serving the United States. In fact, more than 1,600 have suffered the loss of a limb in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>Until now, options for those who have endured an arm amputation have been limited. The quality of prosthetics has been entirely unworthy of the …

What you need to know about the new shingles vaccine

Barbara Campbell has twice had shingles. Each time, one side of her body was covered in “thousands of these horrid blisters.” She could only wear the lightest silk blouse. Anything else touching her skin hurt too much.<p>“I’m in terror of having it happen again,” said Campbell, 79, of Fort Lauderdale, …

Public Health

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

The Best Way To Dispose Of Your Unused Meds And Supplements

Don't just toss them!<p>When you or a family member overcomes an illness, the disposal of your <b>leftover medications</b> is likely the last thing on your …

Fake Chews

Are new meat substitutes truly better than the real thing?<p>This week, some of the world’s biggest tech investors put their money into a surprising new venture: fake meat.<p>Redwood City, CA-based <b>Impossible Foods</b> got a new $75 million investment to shore up its manufacturing capabilities in its battle …

FDA Finally Said That Chicken Meat Is Consisted Of Cancer-Causing Arsenic

According to the Associated Press, the FDA was able finally to prove that the chickens who are being given the drug, the examinations held over them …

Chickens

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Cell Biology

Over 50,000 digitized pieces of vinyl can now be listened to on Internet Archive

Get familiar with the Great 78 Project<p>New York’s ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) has been preserving audiovisual materials since 1985, and a little over a year ago, it partnered with the Internet Archive to bring its Great 78 Project to the public. Along with audiovisual digitization vendor …

25 Examples of A.I. That Will Seem Normal in 2027

From cooking to dating to art.<p>In the last ten years, artificial intelligence has changed the world in subtle but sweeping ways, but it’s got nothing …

Artificial Intelligence

The MP3 Is Old But Far From Dead

And its death has been wildly exaggerated.<p>If you've ever listened to digital music, you've probably did so using an MP3 file. The MP3 is a ubiquitous staple of digital audio for decades and is one of the most common ways people listen to music. Now the institute that initially developed the MP3 has …

Audiophile

House Passes Measure to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday narrowly approved legislation to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act, as Republicans recovered from their earlier failures and moved a step closer to delivering on their promise to reshape American health care without mandated insurance …

Health Care

A power of good? Smart energy technology explained

Smart technology allows companies and households to use energy more efficiently, reducing the need to build more power stations, some of which burn polluting fossil fuels such as coal or gas.<p>Some of these technologies are more advanced than others but a few are on the verge of delivering real …

Clean Energy

Plex adds a DVR feature for over-the-air and CableCARD tuners

Ask any media hound about the best way to stream your your video files, and they'll probably direct you to Plex. Now, the streaming software is getting even more useful with a long-awaited feature: DVR support. Just plug an HDHomeRun tuner (with antenna) into your PC, set it up in Plex, and you can …

Set-Top Boxes