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Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Metformin

Biomedical Engineering Teaching & Innovation Center

“Good news! The College of Engineering has raised nearly $1M toward its $1.75M goal for the new Biomedical Engineering Teaching and Innovation Center …

Drugmaker BTG bets on devices to help treat cancer

FTSE 250-listed drug company BTG is to plough new investment into cutting-edge cancer therapies in a bid to shake up the fast growing global immuno-oncology (IO) drugs market.<p>BTG’s play in IO – a market worth $8bn (£6.2bn) a year today and projected to reach $50bn – is to develop medical devices …

I spent 12 hours at a hospital in the heart of Brooklyn — and saw what the future of medicine could look like

"This hospital wasn't always like this," says Douglas Jablon, the senior vice president of patient relations at Maimonides Medical Center.<p>Today, when he walks around this Brooklyn hospital, he hears as many as 70 languages. When he arrived 41 years ago, diversity meant having Orthodox Jews and …

Breast Cancer

Celebrity Sightings This Week: Pictures

21 Moments That Defined 1990s Fashion

References to the '90s are everywhere, from slip dresses and logomania to mom jeans and an unexpected obsession with Helmut Lang. Here, 21 quintessential sartorial moments that defined a decade to always be cherished.

US Department of Defense is aggressively upgrading to Windows 10

Microsoft's Windows 10 roll out has been going well, primarily driven by free upgrades for existing devices. While more than 200 million devices (including Xbox One consoles) are running Windows 10 after just six months, only around 22 million are active in the enterprise or education environments. …

Software

Bloodhound 800mph land speed record bid delayed until 2017

An attempt to break the world land speed record has been delayed again, with the British-led Bloodhound project put back to 2017.<p>The supersonic car, …

Aviation

Stolen Radioactive Material Hunted in ISIS-Ravaged Iraq: Officials

Iraq is searching for potentially deadly radioactive material that was stolen late last year, officials said.<p>The material was contained in an industrial radiography device that vanished in November, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told NBC News on Wednesday. Its disappearance has …

5 Ways Remarkably Successful People Spend the Weekend

Weekends are a great time to recharge your batteries and have some fun. Follow in the footsteps of these business greats.<p>Weekends have always been our time to relax, wind down, and be with loved ones. Yet many never even consider that these precious days of respite could be spent productively--even …

Silicon Valley a must-see destination for world leaders

By Todd C. Frankel<p>, Reporter<p>MENLO PARK, Calif. — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had already dined with Silicon Valley’s tech titans and toured Tesla Motors, and now Sunday he was sitting down for a talk with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Soon, he’d set off for the 15-minute drive to Google …

Silicon Valley