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Researchers resolve a problem that has been holding back a technological revolution

Imagine an electronic newspaper that you could roll up and spill your coffee on, even as it updated itself before your eyes.

Revolution

We Finally Know How Dogs Sniff Out Diabetes

For years, assistance dogs have been used to detect low blood sugar levels in their diabetic owners and warn of an impending hypoglycemia attack. …

A Patent’s Just Been Granted For What Could Be a Functional ‘Cure’ For Type 1 Diabetes

We’re so ready.<p>Type 1 diabetes isn’t an easy disease to put an end to; not only do scientists have to fix the complete lack of insulin being produced …

Diabetes
Diabetes
Diabetes

What a young scientist found when he started researching a famous 'boiling river' in Peru

Andrés Ruzo first heard about the Boiling River from his Peruvian grandfather, who shared a legend with him when he was a kid about the Lost City of Gold in Peru. “One of the details of the story was a ‘river that boils,’” Ruzo recalls.<p>Twelve years later, when Ruzo was studying at Southern …

South America

Autoimmune Disease: Genes, Infection, Environment & Gut

You may be familiar with the term “autoimmune,” given increasing attention to chronic inflammation and autoimmune disease in the popular media. …

Here's What Belief In A Religion Does To Your Brain

The perceived conflict between religion and science has played out across history, from lectures in Ancient Greek pantheons to discussions on …

Vaping weed is good for your skin

Congrats, vapers. You’re going to look young and beautiful forever.<p>New studies have found out some brilliant news for anyone who’s swapped spliffs …

Albert Einstein On The Spirituality That Comes From Scientific Inquiry

Although Albert Einstein is best known for his scientific achievements, his personal writings also reveal a good deal of wonder about the possibility of a higher power.<p>Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 to a secular Jewish family in Germany. Although he experienced a short burst of religiosity …

Albert Einstein

How The World’s Most Beautiful Typeface Was Nearly Lost Forever

After a dispute between its creators, the Doves Type was left to lie in the Thames. A century later, it has finally resurfaced. This is the story of its rescue.<p><b>The history of London</b> can be found in pieces on its riverbed. The old pipes and fossilised horse bones wash up on the shore, and with them …

The Science Is In: Veganism Makes No Sense

‘I am worried,” writes Harvard geneticist David Reich in the New York Times, “that well-meaning people who deny the possibility of substantial …

Snoop Dogg

Should You Get Paid For Your DNA?

Whether people with rare genetic mutations that result in important medical discoveries should be compensated is a topic of intense debate.<p>Two women; one very rare genetic mutation.<p>Several years ago, scientists were thrilled to discover two patients, a Dallas mother and a young Zimbabwean woman, …

Genetics

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Princeton University

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Remarkable Breast Cancer Trial Destroys Tumors In Just 11 Days

Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women in both the developed and less developed world. Currently, early detection is the best way to …

Cancer

Data Visualization with d3.js: The Internet’s Best Kept Secret

Data Driven Documents or the D3.js v2.0 came out in the year 2011. It is a JavaScript library with great potential to aid dynamic and interactive …

Study provides new paradigm for understanding role of immune system in type 1 diabetes

Diabetes

3tags.org

How Tabs Should Work

Remy Sharp picks that old chestnut – tabs – and roasts it afresh on the open fire of JavaScript to see how a fully navigable, accessible and …

Web Development

Why Learning JavaScript and CSS Won’t Make You the Best Web Designer

Looking at the headline, you might do a double-take and exclaim, “Say what?!?” “Are you kidding?”JavaScript and CSS are two of the foundations of web …

JavaScript

The mobile web sucks

It's going to get worse before it gets better<p>I hate browsing the web on my phone.<p>I do it all the time, of course — we all do. Just looking at the stats for <i>The Verge</i>, our mobile traffic is up 70 percent from last year, while desktop traffic is up only 11 percent. That trend isn't going back; phones …

MacBook Air

Prime.js

Prime JavaScript<p>Prime.js is a different kind of JavaScript framework. Prime is written in 100% standard, explicit, and namespaced OO JavaScript.<p>No …

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, June 2015

New projects are being released all the time that make us excited, curious, inspired and sometimes a little bit jealous. Today we continue our …

Web Design

Gene Expression in Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Depression

Researchers at the University of Utah revealed new data on the gene expression pattern associated with conditions like fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue …

Fibromyalgia

Understanding Prototypes, Delegation & Composition

In the last post we covered the basics of creating and using Javascript objects, which included using new to invoke functions as constructors. In …