Keegan Mullaney

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How to Disable Shutdown and Reboot Commands in Linux

The shutdown command schedules a time for a Linux system to be powered down, it may as well be used to halt, power-off or reboot the machine when …

FDNA Announces Collaboration with GeneDx and Blueprint Genetics in the Launch of Face2Gene LABS

<i>Collaboration to improve and accelerate genetic disease diagnoses</i><p>BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 23, 2017–<p>Today, FDNA (www.FDNA.com) announces its collaboration with two of the most reputable genomics testing labs in the world, GeneDx and Blueprint Genetics. The collaboration will fully integrate FDNA’s …

Overlooked Drug Could Save Thousands Of Moms After Childbirth

Back in the 1960s, a female doctor in Japan created a powerful drug to help mothers who hemorrhage after childbirth.<p>The medicine is inexpensive to make. It's safe to use. And it stops bleeding quickly by helping keep naturally forming blood clots intact.<p>The drug's inventor, Utako Okamoto, hoped …

Medicine

9 radical changes that are coming to transportation

We’ve gotten used to transportation technology improving at a glacial pace. Today’s cars and airplanes look and work about the same as they did 25 and even 50 years ago. But two announcements this week made it clear that the pace of innovation in transportation is about to accelerate …

Researchers Find A New Way To Make Water From Thin Air

Researchers have come up with a new way to extract water from thin air. Literally.<p>This isn't the first technology that can turn water vapor in the atmosphere into liquid water that people can drink, but researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, …

This Flower-Shaped Solar Panel Can Power Your Entire Home

The Smartflower is designed to follow the sun throughout the day, like a sunflower.<p>Solar energy is getting even more buzz lately, with Tesla's new solar shingles hitting the market this month and Route 66 scheduled for a solar panel makeover. But a new product from an Austrian company could soon …

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017 - MIT Technology Review

Reversing Paralysis<p>Scientists are making remarkable progress at using brain implants to restore the freedom of movement that spinal cord injuries …

Report: Driverless Trucks Will Cut Costs, Millions of Jobs

Are the cost savings worth the hit to the economy?<p>Earlier this month, six convoys of trucks from several large European truck-makers arrived in Rotterdam, Netherlands, autonomously driven from various locations in Europe. The jointly coordinated experiment was part of the European Truck Platooning …

Two ex-Google employees are turning existing trucks into autonomous vehicles

To some, the Trucker is a modern folk hero, an American archetype engaged in cross-country adventure to ensure that consumerism keeps on truckin’. …

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Organ That Can Pump Out Cancer-Fighting T-Cells

Meet the bionic thymus.<p>Scientists have developed an artificial thymus, an organ crucial to the human immune system, that could produce special …

No doctor required: 23andMe cleared by FDA for at-home DNA tests

A new era for direct-to-consumer DNA testing services<p>The genetic testing company 23andMe can now tell its customers if they have genes linked to 10 diseases or medical conditions, including late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and celiac disease — without a doctor’s involvement. The …

Are you a 'SuperAger'? Why some brains age twice as slowly.

At 89, Donald Tenbrunsel is a bit of a phenomenon. He surfs the internet with ease, happily converses on a broad range of timely topics, volunteers and reads regularly.<p>Known as a "SuperAger," Tenbrunsel was part of a study that helped researchers discover what factors might set these super-sharp …

Woman's Fitbit saves her life after it detected a strange change in her heart rate

A fitness tracker could be more useful than just helping you shed weight — the data it's collecting about your body could go as far as saving …

Medicine

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Biology

How a 27-Year-Old Tester from Estonia Is Tackling a $3.5 Trillion Industry

Kristel Kruustük was just 23 when she decided to change how quality assurance (QA) testers were treated. Together with her then-boyfriend (now …

Harvard Scientists Discover How to Repair DNA Damage and Reverse Cellular Aging — What It Means for Skin-Care

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you your skin is aging. (I don’t care if you’re 20 — your skin has taken some hits since infancy.) But it does take one heck of a geneticist to figure out how to throw that whole chain reaction into reverse. Scientists have known for a while that the …

This 100% Natural Acne Cure Has Been Hiding at the Grocery Store All Along

Aloe's robust antioxidant content makes it an incredible anti-inflammatory. As Palmer says, <b>"It is rich in antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E, which</b> …

Analyst warns of Tesla’s Autopilot machine learning potentially rendering all other cars obsolete

Before introducing the second generation Autopilot hardware, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that once the first truly self-driving car is available, all other vehicles without the technology will have a “negative value”.<p>Echoing the idea, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said this week that they started …

8 Practical Examples of Linux Xargs Command for Beginners

The Linux xargs command may not be a hugely popular command line tool, but this doesn't take away the fact that it's extremely useful, especially …

Linux

Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment For Deadly Sepsis

It's hard not to get excited about news of a potentially effective treatment for sepsis, a condition that leads to multiple organ failure and kills more people in the hospital than any other disease.<p>But there have been so many false promises about this condition over the years, it's also wise to …

Medicine

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

Science Says Happier People Are Raised by Parents Who Do This 1 Thing

Here's a hint: It's all about a lack of (a certain type of) control.<p>Want your kids to be happier kids? More important, want your children to grow up to be happier and more satisfied for the rest of their lives?<p>A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as …

Psychology

A psychology book that argues China is a "nation of infants” has been pulled from store shelves

According to Sigmund Freud, a human being’s psychosexual development has five stages: the oral, the anal, the phallic, the latent, and the genital. During the oral stage spanning from birth until the age of one, an infant satisfies its desires simply by putting all sorts of things into its mouth, …

China

Brain training turns recall rookies into memory masters

Just six weeks of training can turn average people into memory masters.<p>Boosting these prodigious mnemonic skills came with overhauls in brain …

The Brain

Jeff Bezos' rocket company just made a significant step toward lowering the cost of access to space

Blue Origin is developing a reusable orbital rocket called New Glenn that is expected to debut before the end of the decade.<p>The satellite launch industry is difficult to break into, given the high costs, big stakes, and well-established competition, so the contract is a huge win for Blue Origin — a …

Space Travel

94-year-old inventor of li-ion battery unveils solid-state battery breakthrough for fast-charging, 3x energy capacity, and more

John Goodenough, who is credited as the co-inventor of the li-ion battery cell, and his team at the Cockrell School of Engineering have released their findings of what is being described as a “breakthrough” for solid-state batteries.<p>We don’t really like to report on battery “breakthroughs” since …

Terry Crews explains how intermittent fasting keeps him in shape

Terry Crews, actor, former NFL player, and host of Netflix's "Ultimate Beastmaster," discusses the diet he's followed for the past five years to stay in great shape. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>My first meal is at 2 p.m. And then I eat from 2 to 10.</i><p><i>Over the last five years, I've been</i> …

Holistic Medicine

[NSFW] GIFs Celebrate the Pleasures of Psychedelic Sex

Look inside the world of artist Jean Francois Painchaud, a.k.a., Phazed.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 28, 2017, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>A few years back, Canadian animator and artist Jean Francois Painchaud, a.k.a. Phazed, found his psychedelic erotic artwork banned on …

Boston Dynamics’ new robot is more radical than you

The robots are coming—for the X Games.<p>Boston Dynamics, a robotics company owned by Alphabet, previewed its latest robot, Handle, at a conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. As part of the conference, Boston Dynamics’ founder, Marc Raibert, introduced a short video of the robot, calling it …

Robotics