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Top 10 Most Beautiful Libraries In The World

Libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world. Here is a collection of the 10 most beautiful libraries in the world.<p><b>10. George</b> …

New HIV vaccine trial aims to build on earlier modest success | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - A late-stage trial will begin later this year in South Africa to test the effectiveness of an HIV vaccine that has shown promise in earlier trials, according to the National Institutes of Health.<p>Results from an ongoing preliminary trial in South Africa and a previous late-stage …

Public Health

US colleges cut ties with scholarships that ban HIV-positive applicants

Two prominent American colleges have removed advertisements for South Korean government scholarships that bar people with HIV, following the intervention of human rights activists.<p>Princeton University on Thursday took down a posting on its website that advertised the Korean Government Scholarship …

South Korea

In a first, researchers cut out HIV genes from animals infected with virus

Scientists at Temple University made their first successful attempt at eliminating HIV genes from the genomes of mice and rats infected with the …

Hopkins begins nation's first HIV-positive organ transplants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons in Baltimore for the first time have transplanted organs between an HIV-positive donor and HIV-positive recipients, a …

Medicine

What it means to find a "weak spot" in HIV - ExtremeTech

What it means to find a “weak spot” in HIV<p>By on May 19, 2016 at 2:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of …

Three things you think you know about gay men and HIV

When the Pill was introduced, there was an immediate backlash, as people felt it would encourage promiscuity. We managed to overcome that stigma, and …

The Future of HIV/AIDS Is Decided Next Week - Is Anyone Listening?

The 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) next week will see all eyes on the WHO again after a turbulent couple of years. Condemned for its failings in …

Scientists managed to “cut out” HIV virus from rats

Science has brought us yet another step closer to an HIV cure with a pair of molecular scissors. A group of researchers at the Lewis Katz School of …

Android Wear 2.0: 20 minutes with Google's upcoming smartwatch features

Admit it: It’s annoying carrying your smartphone around with you even when you’re just going out for a run, and that’s why Google’s putting standalone application support into next version of Android Wear. We got a sneak peak at it from Android Wear’s product manager, Jeff Chang, along with a look …

Android Wear 2.0 sharpens Google's focus on smartwatches

Standalone apps and better iOS support are welcome, but Wear still has many challenges ahead<p>For the past two years, smartwatches have been all over the place. As the relatively new category has developed, we have seen countless ideas on what smartwatches should be and how they should work. Despite …

Wear OS

Check out Google’s crazy radar-based gesture controls for smartwatches

We have recently come across quite a few unique solutions to the problem of using a smartwatch’s tiny display. But Google may just have the best, yet …

Worldwide Smart TV demand continues to grow

Shipments broke the 100 million mark for the first time in 2015, according to IHS, led by demand in China and North America.<p>Nearly half of all worldwide TV shipments in the fourth quarter of 2015 were smart TVs, according to analysis by research firm IHS.<p>Web-connected smart TVs that give you direct …

Televisions

Affordable HDR is here: Hisense unleashes its H8 series of televisions

Earlier this year at CES, Hisense’s ULED H10 and H9 series TVs provided the wow factor, but the real star of the show might have been the company’s …

Google Android Nougat review: Fast, but not very flashy - CNET

<b>The Good</b> We welcome Android 7.0 Nougat's faster speeds and more efficient notification displays. It's handy to reply right from an alert, and new and updated emoji are always :) .<p><b>The Bad</b> Thanks to manufacturer and carrier restrictions, Nougat is only available for a handful of Android Nexus devices …

Android News

Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone

Next year, Google will sell a smartphone that lets you swap in interchangeable parts to get new abilities.<p>Rafa Camargo is playing ping-pong. Thirty minutes ago, he placed the world's most interesting smartphone into his jacket pocket. Now that jacket and its precious contents are lying on the …

Mobile Technology

Google's new app wants you to think like a scientist

Science Journal taps into your phone's sensors to turn it into a one-stop shop for tracking your science experiments.<p>Google announced Science Journal, a new Android app for budding scientists in a blog post on Google for Education. Aiming to "bring out that inner scientist in all of us", the new …

Science

The Huge Mistake Google Is Already Making With Its New Google Home Device | Inc.com

Powered by Google search, with access to all the magic that makes Google Now (a.k.a. cards) so uncannily useful, the Google Home device announced at the company's recent IO conference might seem set to run roughshod over the Echo, Amazon's earlier entry into the in-home, voice-activated-assistant …

Google Home

The 1 Thing Google Home Needs to Really Compete With Amazon's Echo | Inc.com

Google unveiled its Amazon Echo competitor, Google Home, at its I/O conference last week and a cursory comparison of the two home speakers armed with smart personal assistants makes it tough to pick a clear winner. That is, until you dig a little deeper into what both digital butlers can do.<p>Both …

Google Home