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Geek of the Week: Dana Lewis built her own artificial pancreas, and is helping hundreds of other people do the same

Dana Lewis doesn’t do things by halves.<p>In 2013, she started a project to tweak the alarm on her glucose monitoring system, a device that Lewis and …

Shopping

Scientists develop a blood test that can tell if you have suffered a heart attack in 12 minutes

It's 50 times more sensitive than previous tests<p>A new – more sensitive – blood test that would allow heart attack sufferers to get lifesaving …

A New Drug May Be Able to Completely Reverse Diabetes

Defining Diabetes<p>In the global community, the number of people with diabetes has been on the rise since 1980, with 422 million people diagnosed by …

Glucowise Pain-Free Blood Glucose Monitor And Companion App

Anyone who needs to monitor their blood glucose levels, may be interested in a new blood glucose monitor which is being created called Glucowise …

Diabetes

Venom from the funnel web spider could prevent brain damage from strokes after 'world-first discovery'

Venom from the deadly funnel web spider can be used to protect the brain from devastating stroke damage, scientists have found.<p>Australian researchers were sequencing the DNA of the venom when they discovered a compound, which they say could protect brain cells even when injected hours after a …

Medical Research

This Is the Most Popular Muffin Recipe on Pinterest

Waking up to freshly baked muffins is a joy. It's basically a "healthier" cupcake (sometimes) that we get to eat for breakfast. There are so many …

Born to Move - Airbnb

Born to Move<p>Miami · Explore the versatility of human movement<p>Itinerary<p>AcroYoga by the Bay<p>Meet at a beachside park to break the ice with acroyoga and …

Medicine

An End to Aging: Can Science Allow Humans to To Become Immortal?

Aging — a Law or a Suggestion?<p>The inevitability of aging may be no more than yet another biological theory that scientific advances will retire in …

New asthma treatment pulls the problem out of the blood

Asthma can be a debilitating, dangerous condition, and it's most often caused by allergies. While medication is able to provide some relief, …

Medical Research

Are your kids too clean? Microbiome research reveals dangers of killing germs

Parents have madean enemy of bacteria for years. They’ve sanitized tabletops, disinfected playthings and wiped down grocery store carts to keep their …

Reconcile Your Right And Left Brain To Become A Better Entrepreneur

<b>Background</b><p>Have you heard of the popular left brain/ right brain personality, interest and capability theory? It basically states that the left and right hemispheres of your brain rule polarizing functions within your personality. The side that’s stronger will determine if you have more of an …

Creativity

Heartilage Piercings Are the New Earring Trend You’re Going to Fall For

Gone are the days of rocking only simple studs: With so many cool piercing styles popping up, we're all about finding new ways to wear jewelry. We fell for L.A.'s constellation piercing trend last October, and now New York has a new one for us: "heartilage." It's clever portmanteau PopSugar came up …

Piercings

Your internet speeds will be insanely fast when 5G arrives

When the 5G wireless standard hits the mainstream, our home internet speeds have the potential to be so fast that we'll be downloading 4K movies, games, software, and any other large form of content at a fraction of the time we're used to.

Wi-Fi

This Genius Chocolate Mousse Recipe Uses Just Two Ingredients

One of them is chocolate, obviously. What's the other?<p>Chocolate mousse. It's the upscale, more sophisticated version of chocolate pudding. It's …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

What is the Internet of Things and how does ARM fit in?

Britain’s best unknown technology company ARM Holdings has been bought by Japan’s SoftBank. But what exactly is the Internet of Things?<p>Britain’s best unknown tech business ARM Holdings is being bought by Japan’s SoftBank on the back of the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT). But what is IoT, …

Brain Games Free Your Mind and Improve Your Focus and Memory

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>These Brain Games Free Your Mind and Improve Your Focus and …

11 Need-To-Know Buzzwords You Still Haven't Googled

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With new technologies, new companies and new blood comes new terminology -- some of which can be confusing. We’ve all been there. I know that when I’m in a meeting and someone drops a phrase I’m not familiar with, all I can do is smile …

Marketing

3 Things That Pokémon Go Says About the Future of Technology

It is hard to think of another app that has reached such high levels of awareness only a little over a week after its release. <i>Pokémon Go</i> is all the …

Phone Hacking Game ‘Replica’ Is Blunt and All Too Real

Snooping through a prisoner’s phone is a great puzzle, but the politics are ham-handed.<p>In a bleak, pixelated prison cell, I see only the light of a locked phone screen. As a teenager arrested by Homeland Security, I've been given another kid's phone and told to break in. I need to get them …

Homeland Security

Samsung Gear Fit 2 review: Samsung gets fitness tracking right

I have to give Samsung credit: it went from making a me-too wearable to making something that feels like a serious commitment, something that its intended audience would actually want to use. I’m talking about the Samsung Gear Fit 2, the company’s new activity-tracking wristband.<p>Samsung’s first try …

Wearable Tech

How the Science of CRISPR Can Change Your Genes

One of the most exciting breakthroughs in science is here. CRISPR is a new technology that can edit DNA with remarkable precision, and it has the …

The Only 19 Recipes You Need to Use Up Leftover Peeps

The best thing about Easter as a kid was the numerous packages of pastel sugar-coated marshmallow goodness that arrived in our baskets without fail. Peeps are an Easter tradition, so they obviously deserve a place on your table this year. You’re already going to WOW the family with an Easter brunch …

Dessert

This Smartphone Gun Is One Hell of a Concealed Weapon

This double barrel .380 discretely slips into your pocket as a smartphone, but is ready for action at the flip of a switch.<p>Some of those in the concealed carry crowd are always seeking ways to discretely manage their sidearm so as not to reveal it and alarm the public. Shoulder and hip holsters …

Self Defense

Android N preview: everything you need to know

Google has released its first developer preview of Android N, its forthcoming operating system for smartphone and tablet which will be available as an updated preview from May 18, before its full release in the autumn.<p>While its name remains a closely guarded secret, Nutella, Nerds and nougat are …