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Supercomputer simulates whole-body blood flow

<b>A new supercomputer simulation of blood moving around the entire human body compares extremely well with real-world flow measurements, researchers say.</b><p>The software uses a 3D representation of every artery that is 1mm across or wider, scanned from a single person.<p>Its accuracy passed a first key test …

Meet the NBA's New Wave of Undiscovered Studs

All hail the next wave of NBA players preparing to forfeit their unknown labels.<p>Some form of imagination is needed when selecting these unheralded studs. Their sample sizes, both for this season and their careers, are typically small. That in mind, we're in the market for players leaving lasting …

NBA

Struggling Pelicans Need a Leader, and Anthony Davis Isn't Stepping Up

LOS ANGELES — Much was given…<p><i>"I think Anthony Davis will win the MVP next year. That's my early prediction. Anthony Davis will win the MVP."</i><p>— Zach Lowe, Grantland<p><i>"Davis should be</i> even better <i>this season, cementing himself as the MVP and the NBA's best player moving forward."</i><p>— Tim Bontemps, <i>New York</i> …

Basketball

'Desert Bus' to get a sequel for Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR

The notoriously monotonous prank mini-game <i>Desert Bus</i> is getting a virtual reality sequel, and it'll most likely be just as mind-numbingly unexciting. Just how dull is it, you ask? Well, playing it means driving for eight hours straight on a plain road between Tucson, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada …

Virtual Reality

Why Apple Has Lost The Plot With $3.2 Billion Purchase Of Beats By Dre

Yesterday news broke that Apple is planning to break its takeover record with the $3.2 billion purchase of Beats Electronics, more commonly known as ‘Beats By Dre’ – the jaw droppingly successfully headphones maker. If it goes ahead the deal will dwarf Apple’s previous record when it paid $404 …

New cast photo for Gotham

FOX is wasting little time in kicking off the publicity for its upcoming <b>Batman</b> prequel series <b>Gotham</b>; no sooner had it been announced as picked up for …

Harrison Ford's Han Solo to have a leading role in Star Wars: Episode VII

After close to a year and a half of speculation, last month finally brought confirmation that Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher will …