Mohamed Abashar

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This app lets you draw digital connections between physical objects

'A digital screwdriver that allows you to manipulate how things behave'<p>Whether we like it or not, more and more of the world's objects are coming online. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC standards are all being used make everything from your car to your smoke alarm digitally connected. The problem is, how …

استطلاع: ترامب يتقدم وبوش يتراجع في سباق الجمهوريين للرئاسة | Reuters

واشنطن (رويترز) - أظهر استطلاع أجرته رويترز/ابسوس نشرت نتائجه يوم الثلاثاء أن تأييد الجمهوريين لجيب بوش كمرشح للحزب الجمهوري للرئاسة الأمريكية تراجع وأن التأييد لدونالد ترامب الذي يتقدم السباق قفز 20 نقطة على أقرب منافسيه للفوز بترشيح الحزب الجمهوري.<p>دونالد ترامب الذي يعزز موقعه في السباق للفوز في …

Scientists film death of white blood cell for first time and discover alert system

Australian and US scientists capture on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, revealing the dying cells apparently try to alert their neighbours<p>In a world first, Melbourne scientists have captured on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, a phenomenon never seen …

La Trobe University

Fat Signals Control Energy Levels in the Brain

Newswise — An enzyme secreted by the body’s fat tissue controls energy levels in the brain, according to new research at Washington University School …

دراسة على اللحظات الأخيرة ما قبل الموت.. من الذي يقرر توقف الحياة؟

عُرف قديما أن القلب يلعب الدور الرئيسي في آخر لحظات ما قبل الموت، حيث يتوقف النبض وتدفق الدم، ويُغلق الجسم باقي أجهزته ببطء، إلا أن بحوثا جديدة تعطي …

صور: أفضل 10 طائرات حربية على مستوى العالم حاليًا

تلقت شركة “لوكهيد مارتين” الأمريكية طلبيات شراء أكثر من 3100 طائرة للجيل الخامس “إف 35″، وهو ما يعني أن الكثير من جيوش العالم سوف تستخدم هذا الطراز …

شركات تصميم حواسيب PC تسخر من حاسوب أبل الجديد

لطالما كانت المقارنة بين حواسيب ماك وحواسيب PC مسلية ومثيرة ولا تكاد الحرب بين مستخدمي أبل ومستخدمي مايكروسوفت تنتهي حتى تبدأ واحدة أخرى، ورغم أن أبل …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

لينوفو تنشر كيفية إزالة برمجية Superfish الخبيثة من حواسبها المحمولة - البوابة العربية للأخبار التقنية

كشفت شركة لينوفو عن أسماء طرازات حواسيبها المحمولة المثبت عليها مسبقاً برمجية “سوبر فيش” Superfish، والتي صنفت من قبل الخبراء الأمنيين بأنها برمجية …

علماء: النجوم ظهرت في الكون بعد 140 مليون سنة مما كان يعتقد

يبدو ان النجوم الأولى ظهرت بعد 560 مليون سنة من الانفجار الكبير الذي يعتبر بداية ولادة الكون. أي بعد فترة طويلة اكثر مما كان يعتقد سابقا.<p>توصل العلماء …

هكذا تحدث الجلطة الدماغية | DW | 06.02.2015

سبعة نباتات ذات فوائد صحية وعلاجية كبيرة<p>العوسج: ثمار العوسج وأصلها في الصين، تحتوي على عناصر مهمة في تركيب سلاسل السكر والأحماض الأمينية تؤثر على …

The Ongoing Quest For The ‘Brain’ Chip

To some they’re the holy grail of computing; computer chips that work like the brain — opening up a wealth of possibilities from artificial intelligence to the ability to simulate whole artificial personalities.<p>To others they are another in a long list of interesting but unpractical ideas not too …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists strike back at Church of England over DNA transfer trials

MPs’ vote this week is ‘last chance’ for UK to pioneer mitochondrial gene therapy, warns scientist<p>One of the most prominent supporters of a DNA technique designed to eradicate a range of inherited diseases has angrily condemned Church of England claims that MPs were being rushed into a vote to back …

Genetics

This case transforms your iPad's screen to make typing easier, and it looks like magic

Touch screens are designed for tapping and swiping, but typing has not been their strong suit. A startup called Tactus Technology is looking to change that.<p>Tactus is getting ready to release its Phorm accessory for the iPad mini — a combined case and screen protector that enables small "finger …

'Super Saturn' Exoplanet Has Massive Rings

Houston, we have a ringer<p>The rings of Saturn are one of our most instantly recognizable images of outer space, but those beautiful rings of rock and dust now have some competition. In a paper that was recently accepted for publication in <i>Astrophysical Journal</i>, scientists from Leiden Observatory in …

Astronomy

Have We Found Alien Life?

Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others<p><i>This feature was originally published in the February 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science.<p>Kenneth Nealson is looking awfully sane for a man who’s basically just told me that he has a …

Biology

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …

Lips

What Happens to a Woman's Brain When She Becomes a Mother

From joy and attachment to anxiety and protectiveness, mothering behavior begins with biochemical reactions.<p>The artist Sarah Walker once told me that becoming a mother is like discovering the existence of a strange new room in the house where you already live. I always liked Walker's description …

Pregnancy

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

January Hot Type: The Books You Need to Read This Month

The deeply aggrieved narrator of first-time novelist <b>Ben Metcalf</b>’s eccentric, magnificent Southern Gothic metafiction unleashes bitter Faulknerian arias <i>Against the Country</i> (Random House).<p><b>Paul Griner</b>’s bone-chilling novel <i>Second Life</i> (Soft Skull), is set in the demimonde of corpse wranglers and the …

Books

Meet the Women Who Guard China’s Millionaires

Valued as secret weapons, female bodyguards are regarded as innocuous protectors who can disguise themselves as assistants or dance partners.<p><i>Watch our documentary about China's female bodyguards here.</i><p>Wearing a form-fitting black leather jacket with studded shoulders, leather pants, and …

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything | Inc.com

Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. Yes, it happens--even to the most motivated among us.<p>You may have a great plan for your …

Motivation

لماذا تتفوق أقراص SSD الصلبة على أقراص HDD ؟

الاقراص الصلبة الـ Solid state drives أو الـ SSD تمتلك العديد من المميزات التي تجعلها أفضل من الاقراص الصلبة التقليدية الـ HDD لذلك إذا كنت تنوي شراء …

University of Louisville Physiologist Wins Early Career Award

Newswise — LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Cynthia Miller, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology in the University of Louisville School of Medicine, recently …

Nobel Prize Lectures in Physiology or Medicine Today

Today, be sure to catch the 2014 Nobel Prize lectures in Physiology or Medicine taking place at Aula Medica at Karolinska Institutet in Solna, Sweden …

Muscle

Skeletal <b>muscle</b><p><b>Muscle</b> (from Latin <i>musculus</i>, "little mouse"), the contractile tissue of animal bodies, comprises fibers specialized to contract and …

Muscle

Orion spacecraft's flawless test flight puts Mars exploration one step closer

Orion crew capsule survives launch and orbit, then temperatures of about 2,200C on its return through Earth’s atmosphere<p>White smoke rose in the air and green dye coloured the ocean to guide the USS Anchorage and smaller recovery vessels to the spot where Nasa’s Orion crew capsule splashed down to …